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Issue 30

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  1. Azhria Lilu

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    The Alias Newsletter - Issue 30

    Monday, November 18, 2002

    In this issue:
    1. Next Episode “Passage”
    2. Latest Episode Summary: “Counteragent”
    3. Music from “Counteragent”
    4. Quote of the Week
    5. Rankings for all of Sunday
    6. Articles
    7. Make It Better?
    8. Winner of the banner competition
    9. Affiliates
    10. Forums
    11. Final Thoughts
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    1: Next Episode “Passage”
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    Sunday, Dec. 1 at 9/8c
    "Passage — Part I"

    Sydney, Jack and Irina must put aside their differences and go
    undercover as a loving family in order to seize six nuclear warheads
    from an unfriendly nation. Meanwhile, Sloane announces to a suspicious
    staff that Mr. Sark will be working with SD-6; Vaughn may be forced to
    fire Will from his CIA research assignment; and Sloane is contacted by
    an unknown group claiming that Emily is still alive.

    Thanks to ABC.

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    2: Latest Episode Summary: “Counteragent”
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    Vaughn wraps his bloody fingernails and heads to Irina's cell. She
    thanks him for proving Jack's involvement in Madagascar. Vaughn admits
    he's sick and asks Irina what Khasinau learned from experimenting on
    people exposed to the Red Ball. Irina asks if he loves Sydney, to which
    Vaughn replies that he'll tell her if she helps him.

    Will tells Sydney that the 1982 standardized test is missing from public
    record. Sydney then explains "Project Christmas" and says that Vaughn
    thinks Russian intelligence is still running it to recruit American
    sleepers.

    At the CIA, Sydney, having learned that Vaughn is sick, asks Irina if
    there is an antidote. It's in Paldiski, Estonia, she says, at a former
    Soviet training base for nuclear submarine personnel. But the antidote
    is genetic-specific, meaning Sydney must manufacture it from Vaughn's
    blood. With Vaughn now in the hospital and expected to live only three
    days, Sydney draws his blood and they hold hands. On her way out, Sydney
    meets Alice, Vaughn's girlfriend.

    Sloane confesses to Jack that he's insecure about his standing within
    the Alliance and that he confessed the Emily issue to Kristof, whom he
    must now meet in Tokyo. He tortures Richter, desperately trying to find
    the location of Derevko's ops base.

    Thanks to ABC

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    3: Music from “Counteragent”
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    Season 2: Episode 7 - "The Counteragent"
    11/17/02
    ORIGINAL MUSIC: Michael Giacchino

    Artist: J.J. Abrams
    Song: Alias Theme

    Artist: Yo-Yo Ma featuring Alison Krauss
    Song: "Slumber My Darling"
    Label: Sony Classical

    Artist: Peter Gabriel
    Song: "I Grieve"
    Label: Geffen Records

    Artist: Sheryl Crow
    Song: "I Shall Believe"
    Label: A & M Records

    Artist: Debbie Weisberg
    Song: "Home"
    Label: Unsolicited Records

    Thanks to ABC

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    4: Quote of the Week
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    ”I don’t need you to wish me luck you son of a b*tch!” – Sydney to Sark

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    5: Ratings from all of Sunday
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    Please note that this list for Sunday as a hole, NOT just Alias’ time
    slot:

    1. "NFL Overrun" (CBS) - 11.9/18
    2. "60 Minutes" (CBS) - 11.2/16
    3. "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (NBC) - 11.0/15
    4. "The Practice" (ABC) - 10.3/16
    5. "The Simpsons" (FOX, 8:00) - 9.4/13
    6. "Becker" (CBS) - 8.3/11
    7. "King of the Hill" (FOX) - 7.8/11
    7. "Movie: Mr. Saint Nick" (ABC) - 7.8/11
    9. "Alias" (ABC) - 7.6/11
    9. "The Simpsons" (SR, FOX, 7:30) - 7.6/11
    11. "Everybody Loves Raymond" (SR, CBS) - 7.5/10
    12. "Boomtown" (NBC) - 7.4/11
    12. "Dateline NBC" (NBC) - 7.4/11
    14. "Futurama" (FOX) - 6.9/10
    15. "American Dreams" (NBC) - 6.8/9
    15. "Malcolm in the Middle" (FOX, 9:00) - 6.8/9
    17. "Malcolm in the Middle" (SR, FOX, 9:30) - 5.9/8
    18. "Movie: Master Spy, Part 2" (CBS) - 5.7/9
    19. "Charmed" (WB) - 3.9/6
    20. "Angel" (WB) - 3.5/5
    21. "Gilmore Girls: Beginnings" (R, WB) - 2.6/4
    22. "Movie: Mary Higgins Clark's We'll Meet Again" (PAX) - 1.5/2
    23. "Movie: Tornado Warning" (R, PAX) - 1.2/2

    Thanks to thefutonctic.com

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    6: Articles
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    Here are a select few Alias articles from around the web:

    This first one is spoilerish, so skip to the next article if you don’t
    want to read spoilers. All I can say is It’s about Weiss and if he is or
    is not coming back alive. It is archived here:
    http://aliasforum.omahost.net/index.php?ac...t=ST&f=16&t=789


    The next one if from a list of five of TV’s biggest surprises this fall,
    as ranked by Entertainment Weekly. The fact that Alias isn’t a large hit
    comes in at #5. It is archived here:
    http://aliasforum.omahost.net/index.php?ac...st=0#entry13053


    TechTV has an interesting article about the gadgets on Alias, which you
    can read here:
    http://www.techtv.com/news/scitech/story/0...3407362,00.html

    Last (but not least) is a review of “Counteragent” by ScoopMe.com. Read
    it here: http://www.scoopme.com/tv/articles/default...rticle_id=81493

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    7: Make it Better?
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    I’m interested in hearing from some you (the over 700 subscribers to The
    Alias Newsletter) on what you think would make The Alias Newsletter
    better. As we continue to grow, I’m always working on ways to improve.
    For one thing, I’ve decided to try and always try to come out on
    Mondays. This is because I can give you information on the latest Alias
    episode. However, it’s sometimes hard for me to make this “deadline”
    because of school.

    Anyway, if you have any suggestions, please feel free to email me at
    char-@allalias.com . I always love hearing from other fans.

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    8: Winner of the banner competition
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    Sorry for forgetting to mention this in past weeks, but DivineInferno
    has won the banner competition. Devine; remember to claim your custom
    member title at the forums :)

    You’ll be able to see her banner on display sometime in the next few
    weeks.

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    9: Affiliates
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    Browse current affiliates or apply to become one:
    http://allalias.com/site/affiliates.htm

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    10: Final Thoughts
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    Remember to email me at char-@allalias.com about how you think I can
    improve The Alias Newsletter, and be sure to click the link below to
    vote for us :)

    Be sure to click here to vote for us:
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    Thanks for reading!

    Charlie
    char-@allalias.com

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