The Event
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The Event
First Aired: September 20th, 2010
Status: Ended
Network: NBC
Summary: The Event is an emotional, high-octane conspiracy thriller that follows Sean Walker, an everyman who investigates the mysterious disappearance of his would-be fiancée Leila, and unwittingly begins to expose the biggest cover-up in U.S. history.
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# of Episodes: 22
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Season 1
I Haven't Told You Everything
Episode 1: I Haven't Told You Everything
Air Date: September 20th, 2010, 12:00 AM
Summary: After his girlfriend mysteriously disappears from a cruise, Sean Walker discovers a conspiracy of global proportions.
To Keep Us Safe
Episode 2: To Keep Us Safe
Air Date: September 27th, 2010, 12:00 AM
Summary: The president's staff grapples with a new reality; the conspiracy engulfs an FBI agent and a mercenary with questionable ties; a shadowy figure emerges with knowledge of the detainees.
Protect Them from the Truth
Episode 3: Protect Them from the Truth
Air Date: October 4th, 2010, 12:00 AM
Summary: The administration unveils a tough new strategy to force Sophia to reveal the detainees' plan; Vicky and Carter possess a crucial hostage.
A Matter of Life and Death
Episode 4: A Matter of Life and Death
Air Date: October 11st, 2010, 12:00 AM
Summary: The White House grapples with a mysterious biological threat. Their only hope is to crack Sophia during interrogation. Meanwhile, Vicky and Carter keep their hostage captive while they await further instructions. FBI Agent Collier, on her search for Leila, stumbles upon Vicky's secret life. Elsewhere, a powerful businessman, Dempsey with classified intelligence and ties to the White House, emerges from the shadows.
Casualties of War
Episode 5: Casualties of War
Air Date: October 18th, 2010, 12:00 AM
Summary: The CDC tries to identify the contagion and treat those infected as the biological threat intensifies; Simon asks Sophia to betray Thomas.
Loyalty
Episode 6: Loyalty
Air Date: October 25th, 2010, 12:00 AM
Summary: Sean encounters a mysterious conspiracy theorist while looking for answers in Leila's home; Simon's allegiances are tested.
I Know Who You Are
Episode 7: I Know Who You Are
Air Date: November 8th, 2010, 12:00 AM
Summary: President Martinez orders Director of National Intelligence, Blake Sterling, to root out the mole from their staff, which causes Sterling to question his judgment of people close to him. Sophia reasserts her power over Thomas and the other detainees, and she prepares them for the next leg of their mission. Elsewhere, with the aid of Madeline, Sean continues his hunt for answers, all the while trying to stay one step ahead of the covert agents who trail him.
For the Good of Our Country
Episode 8: For the Good of Our Country
Air Date: November 15th, 2010, 12:00 AM
Summary: President Martinez, furious about recent security failures, demands answers from Director of National Intelligence, Blake Sterling. When he doesn't receive the progress that he desires, Martinez decides to personally interrogate Michael Buchanan about his involvement in the assassination attempt. While Michael holds to his claim that he doesn't know who is involved, he inadvertently reveals incriminating evidence about someone deep inside the President's staff. Meanwhile, Dempsey dispatches Vicky on a new clandestine mission. And, elsewhere, Sean and Leila scramble to stay ahead of the covert ops that are trying to silence them and what they know.
Your World to Take
Episode 9: Your World to Take
Air Date: November 22nd, 2010, 12:00 AM
Summary: President Martinez reacts to the knowledge of who betrayed him within his administration. Meanwhile, after revealing her plan for the Sleepers' future, Sophia learns of dissension among her people. She sets a trap for the perpetrators and acts decisively to quell any future mutiny. Elsewhere, Sean and Leila try to unravel the mystery of Samantha's kidnapping, while evading Dempsey's nefarious clutches.
Everything Will Change
Episode 10: Everything Will Change
Air Date: November 29th, 2010, 12:00 AM
Summary: Sophia's suspicions are confirmed when Thomas reveals a shocking new plan. Leila and Sean battle mercenaries while searching for Samantha.
And Then There Were More
Episode 11: And Then There Were More
Air Date: March 7th, 2011, 12:00 AM
Summary: Martinez and his Chief of Staff order their intelligence departments to determine the nature of Thomas' message and who it was sent to. Meanwhile, Thomas launches a surprise attack, Alaskan Senator Catherine Lewis threatens to go on national television to alert the public to the enemy among them, and Sean and Leila get a fresh lead on Samantha's location.
Inostranka
Episode 12: Inostranka
Air Date: March 7th, 2011, 12:00 AM
Summary: Meanwhile, newly appointed Alaskan Senator Catherine Lewis threatens to divulge information about the Mt. Inostranka detention facility on an episode of "HARDBALL with Chris Matthews." Elsewhere, Sean and Leila get a fresh lead on the whereabouts of Samantha, but it leads them to a dramatic turn in their lives. James Dempsey foresees that he and Sean will once again cross paths.
Turnabout
Episode 13: Turnabout
Air Date: March 14th, 2011, 12:00 AM
Summary: President Martinez gets tougher with dealing with the cleanup of Thomas's breakout of 51 Inostranka detainees. Michael drops Lelia and Samantha off with a fellow alien family to go help Sophia stop Thomas. The 51 detainees and Thomas move into a suburban area, while Michael and Sophia detain one of them for questioning. Sean gets into a bar fight.
A Message Back
Episode 14: A Message Back
Air Date: March 21st, 2011, 12:00 AM
Summary: Thomas summons Sophia, Diane Geller, and the other Sleepers to reveal the contents of the game-changing message he received. With newfound intensity, President Martinez confronts Vice President Ray Jarvis about his betrayal. Sean blackmails Vicky into helping him on a mission of vengeance. Elsewhere, Dempsey continues on his hunt for experimental subjects.
Face Off
Episode 15: Face Off
Air Date: March 28th, 2011, 12:00 AM
Summary: Negotiations for the release of the Sleepers begin after Sophia triggers a national disaster; Sean and Vicky continue their mission.
You Bury Other Things Too
Episode 16: You Bury Other Things Too
Air Date: April 4th, 2011, 12:00 AM
Summary: The Sleepers mourn their losses after negotiations are derailed; Sterling tries to test Simon's loyalties; President Martinez asks Sen. Lewis to find any remaining moles in the White House.
Cut Off the Head
Episode 17: Cut Off the Head
Air Date: April 18th, 2011, 12:00 AM
Summary: Vice President Jarvis vocalizes his lack of faith in President Martinez's leadership and agrees to meet with an adversary. Senator Catherine Lewis reports the findings of her surreptitious blood testing of the White House staff only to find one holdout, someone very close to the President. Sophia pushes forward in her search for a super weapon. And, after witnessing injustices within the Sleeper community, Leila begins to question where she belongs. Elsewhere, Sean and Vicky find whom they've been hunting for, but it may be too late.
Strain
Episode 18: Strain
Air Date: April 25th, 2011, 12:00 AM
Summary: The White House is rocked by the sudden illness of one of their own, leaving Chief of Staff Peel and Sterling to investigate possible conspirators. Michael Buchanan comes to the aid of Leila, but it leaves them both at risk of Sophia's wrath. Across the globe in Russia, Sean and Vicky race to stop Sophia's weapon from being loaded onto a plane heading to the United States.
Us or Them
Episode 19: Us or Them
Air Date: May 2nd, 2011, 12:00 AM
Summary: The White House grapples with the unfolding tragedy as Sterling continues the investigation into his primary suspect. Sophia manipulates the traitor inside the White House, confirming the suspicions of Chief of Staff Peel. Leila and Michael attempt to rescue Simon, but at tremendous personal risk. Elsewhere, Sean and Vicky try to identify Sophia's secret courier before it's too late.
One Will Live, One Will Die
Episode 20: One Will Live, One Will Die
Air Date: May 9th, 2011, 12:00 AM
Summary: With doubt still surrounding the tragedy at the White House, Sterling encounters an unlikely ally in Simon, who risks his life to return with a possible antidote. Against the wishes of Chief of Staff Richard Peel, Jarvis authorizes an air strike to neutralize them. Meanwhile, Sophia continues on her diabolical plan to exterminate the human race, now with the help of an unwitting accomplice -- Leila
The Beginning of the End
Episode 21: The Beginning of the End
Air Date: May 16th, 2011, 12:00 AM
Summary: President Martinez makes a triumphant albeit shaky return to the White House, determined to punish the traitors who conspired against him. Sophia forges ahead with her plan, while battling a new enemy -- the guilt that has begun to plague her. Sean and Vicky form an impromptu team with Sterling and Simon in order to track down Sophia's headquarters and stop her before the destruction of all human life.
Arrival
Episode 22: Arrival
Air Date: May 23rd, 2011, 12:00 AM
Summary: The White House is gripped by a power struggle of historic proportions, pitting Martinez and Chief of Staff Peel against Jarvis and his secret ally, Sophia. Elsewhere, Sean, Vicky, Sterling, and Simon race to stop the dispersion points for the virus. Meanwhile, Leila fights for her life. But it all may be too late -- as the portal begins to open, sending tremors across the globe.
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