More "mind games" from Operations and Madeline: Nikita must evaluate whether a recruit, Karyn, who is two weeks away from finishing her training, should be made a full operative, or "cancelled." But the recruit's old mentor warns Nikita that the recruit is "sick," making Nikita's difficult decision even more difficult.
original airdate--June 22,1997
Music--theme music composed by Mark Snow
Weapon used: Fake S&W 4506 pistol
Episode title: RECRUIT: Named after the reflection of the episode, and the development and training of Section One Operatives.
Trivia: Felicity Waterman was one of three women in line for the role of Nikita. After Sandra Speichert turned it down because she was not interested in doing television, the role fell to Peta Wilson.
"I was falsely accused of a hideous crime and sentenced to life in prison. One night I was taken from my cell to a place called Section One, the most covert anti-terrorist group on the planet. Their ends are just, but their means are ruthless. If I don't play by their rules, I die."