Counterstrike (ca) season 3
Counterstrike (ca) season 3
First Air Date: September 26, 1992
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3x22 Badguys (May 09, 1993)
Jeremy Holifield, a journalist working for an Addington newspaper, tells Chelsea Little, a high-class escort, over a drink that he is about to break a story that will send shake the British establishment to the core and, in the process, level the reputation of a few very well placed citizens. Unknown to him or the escort, a British agent has placed video and audio bugs in his hotel room as he engages the escort in some kinky sexual activities. Alexander finds out from various press reports that one Chelsea Little is the prime suspect in the murder of Jeremy Holifield in New York the night before he was suppose to fly back to Paris to hand deliever his latest story, which includes illegal arms dealings by a son of one former British Prime Minister. It strikes both Alexander and Helene that this is too much of a coincidence and too convenient for those people. He therefore sends the team to New York after securing their welcome with the mayor to restore Jeremy's reputation and catch
3x21 Muerte (May 02, 1993)
An assassin, suffering from a recurring nightmare involving people she had supposedly killed, and her two associates receive orders to kill Bill Kaskins, an industrialist, at a large reception. Unfortunately, Peter Sinclair and the Counterstrike team managed to catch the assassins before they could successfully hit their target, despite getting a couple of shots off and killing a security guard. Both of the associates died in the course of the assignment and only the primary assassin managed to elude capture. Alexander manages to find out that someone paid Muerte, a murder for hire organisation (and the Spanish word for death), to kill Kaskins and sends the team to track down the assassin and the people who hired Muerte. Unknown to Alexander or the team, at the same time, Muerte sends the same assassin with a contract on Peter Sinclair, Gabrielle Germount, Hector Stone and Kaskins as an opportunity to redeem herself for the loss of their two operatives. It does not take long befor
3x20 Peacemaker (April 18, 1993)
After a supposed IRA bomb took the life of a Protestant revererd and prominent leader within the Northern Irish Unionist camp, Lord Eames, the Undersecretary for affairs in Northern Ireland, orders a team from the British Special Air Service to hijack Addington to London in hopes of convincing him and Sinclair to protect Oliver Montcalm, the new leader of the Unionist, and his family during his trip to North America for secret negotiations with the representatives of the IRA. This task is complicated by the resurfacing of supposedly dead two militant members of the Unionist camp in Toronto, whose modus operandi fits perfectly with the means by which the good revererd was killed.
3x19 The Raw Truth (April 11, 1993)
Senator David Carmicheal dies in a car accident while on his way home after Monroe Park, a tabloid journalist and host of the television show 'The Raw Truth', implicates the Senator in Jenette Moore's fatal car accident on election night in 1978 after attending his victory party. Afterwards, Park does a piece on the Carmicheal accident implying his drinking problems resulting in his wreckless driving that night that caused the fatal accident killing the Senator. A furious Alexander Addington calls up the station chief demanding Park to retract his piece on Carmicheal's tragic death. With sky high ratings and dramatic increase in viewership weekly, the station chief refuses to pressure Park for a retraction or pull the plug without proof. As a result, Alexander orders Peter Sinclair and the team to clear Carmicheal's name and put Monroe Park out of business. Park decides to do an expose on Addington and the kidnapping of his wife upon hearing the news that Addington is after him.
3x18 The Contender (March 28, 1993)
Jack Roy, a fight promotor, tries to convince Sugar Duke, JJ's younger brother and a raising star in the boxing world, to leave his long time trainer, Vinny, for him and his big money before a big fight. While JJ stops by to see his brother in training, he also meets Jack Roy for the first time and is not convinced that Jack Roy really has Sugar Duke's best interest at heart. After JJ drops Vinny home, a couple of assailants mug Vinny. JJ is convinced that Jack Roy is behind this attack and asks Peter and the team to help. Apparently, Jack Roy's gambling interest takes precedent and wants Sugar Duke to throw the fight. He even goes out of his way to make clear that Sugar Duke's girlfriend will take a beating if Sugar Duke fails to. Alexander agrees that the team should help JJ and even throws in some resources to back the scheme up.
3x17 French Twist (March 21, 1993)
Gabrielle attends a party in New York to celebrate the success of her friend, Quinton Jones, the artist. He tells her that his invitation is related to some information he has for her. The next day, Gabrielle wakes up in a daze to the knocking on her door. The police tells her at the station that Quinton Jones has been killed in an auto accident the previous night and believes she was the last person to see him alive. As a result, they want her to make a statement. Apparently, Gabrielle finds herself suffering from a total loss of memory of everything that happened after she got to the party. A rather desperate Gabrielle calls Alexander for help.
3x16 The Hit (February 28, 1993)
Trevor Winston returns with a new scheme to revenge the defeat Peter handed him the last time round. During a getaway weekend in upper New York state, Trevor hires two goons to kidnap Peter while Peter's date, Yvonne, reports that Peter has gone missing in the nearby lake. Alexander soon gets word of the reports of Peter's disappearance and tells Stone and Gabrielle the news of what he has only just learned. Stone and Gabrielle rush to the scene of the crime to investigate.
3x15 Free to Kill (February 14, 1993)
Dr. Sharon Reynes calls Alexander to inform him that Jack Morris has been murdered. Apparently, the burglar stabbed Jack 13 times before fleeing without taking a single item. Dr Raynes also tells Alexander that Jack was the third of the four members of the parole board that Alexander and Sharon once served on has been murdered and that Alexander is next. Alexander sends the team to investigate into these murders and protect Alexander as he plans to attends Jack's funeral.
3x14 Clearcut (February 07, 1993)
A couple of fun loving environmentalists finds a dead spotted owl crucified on a tree with a sign carrying a message to Alexander Addington as they spent a beautiful day in the great outdoors. Alexander receives an urgent call from the Governor Jim Donnely of Maine telling him that the truce Addington had negotiated between the environmentalist and loggers had just went up in flames in his election year. A rather desparate governor proposes to intervene if tensions gets worse, but Alexander promises to fix the problem he helped to create and calls Peter and the team to reactify the situation. It quickly becomes apparent that the loggers were due to return to work the next day, but this action suggests to Peter and the team that whoever did this wanted to sabotage that very agreement or so it appears.
3x13 Betrayed (January 09, 1993)
A veteran assassin made an attempt on the life of Julia Devane, an old friend of Alexander, one evening after Julia had dinner with Alexander. Shortly afterwards, Alexander sends the team to protect Julia and investigate the attempt. Unknown to Alexander, Julia has plans to launch a hostile bid for Addington Publishing after Alexander refuses to sell. In the process of protecting Julia, she offers Peter the job of Vice President in her company. Alexander finds out that Peter may accept the position from Julia's lawyer, Sam Lever, who is in Paris to deliver the notice of intent to make a hostile takeover of Addington Publishing.
3x12 Bosnian Connection (December 20, 1992)
Bridgette, the former head of the environmental group Earth Now, is in Bosnia at the height of the Bosnian civil war investigating into the lost relief shipments of Firstline, a charity heavily supported by Alexander. At the time of her disappearance, Bridgette was caught in the crossfire of the warring factions as she tried to get the supplies moving from their city depo. Alexander receives a telegram from Bridgette informing him to expect a phone call from her within 48 hours, otherwise he should assume she had gone missing. The phone call never materialised and the press has began questioning the credibility of Firstline as a charity. Against this backdrop, Alexander sends Peter and Stone to Bosnia to find Bridgette and solve Firstline's supply problems, while Gabrielle flies to New York to disfuse the public relations crisis at Firstline main office.
3x11 Cat in the Cradle (December 11, 1992)
Sam Percy, Frank Percy's son, went to a nightclub to collect on an old IOU from a certain John McGill, an informant for his father. Unknown to Sam at the time, his late father had some bad ghosts that were never meant to dug up after his passing. McGill conveniently arranged for Sam to be killed in an auto accident on his way home after Sam left the joint. Unfortunately, the accident never took place due to Sam's quick wits. Instead of going home following what had happened, Sam went to see Stone, who was in Philedaphia settling into his newly acquired house, for help. At the same time, McGill learned of the failure of the accident and ordered a hit on Sam and his mother to take place that very night at the Percy residence. After the hit was foiled, Stone calls Peter for help.
3x10 DOA (December 05, 1992)
A woman wearing dark sunglass gunned down Peter Sinclair outside the courthouse, where a Libyan terrorist is due to be tried for the bombing of an airplane over Scotland. The dart that hit Peter contained a deadly connoction that will infect his bloodstream and nerve system resulting in his death within 24 hours. Stone tells Alexander that the trial of the Libyan terrorist and the gunning down of Sinclair is undoubtly related. The team has to find the scientist and have him replicate the antidote before time runs out on Peter.
3x09 Cyborg (November 21, 1992)
A Nobel winner genetic science researcher, Dr. Arno, and two security guards were brutally murdered at his secured lab inside the Krestline compound and his assistant, Moya, was gone. Alexander tells Peter that Krestline is a recent Addington acquisition and wants the team to find out who killed Dr. Arno and who took Moya. What soon becomes clear is that there is very little to go on and there is a lot more than what meets the eye.
3x08 Death Seal (November 14, 1992)
Stone receives news that a military transport plane crashed in Newfoundland, Canada, carrying 50 soldiers and its crew including the elite US Navy SEAL Squad 7 from a training mission in the Middle East. A certain Colonel Jack Devon spoke to the press about the latest act of terror that claim more American lives. Immediately afterwards, Stone calls Peter to inform him that he will not be attending the SAS Advance Training session, instead he has flown over to Newfoundland to investigate and in the process dragged the whole team over.
3x07 The Curse of the Amber Chamber (November 07, 1992)
After several accidents at the excavation site of the last known place where the Amber Chamber was buried, the workers stopped working until their safety can be guarranteed. Apparently, one of Alexander's company has been hired to locate and recover the Amber Chamber, a gift from a German Kaiser to Tzar Nicholas I of Russia, after the Nazi stole it towards the end of World War Two and then-Russian President Boris Yeltsin calls Alexander about the news as well as the rumoured curse surrounding the Amber Chamber. Alexander dismisses the idea of a curse and sends the team to investigate and get the workers back to work.
3x06 Skin Deep (October 31, 1992)
The police informed a fashion designer that her beautiful star model was found dead. Apparently, Suzanne, an important investor in the fashion house ran by the designer, went off to her Paris office to help with the numerous media requests and coverage. Alexander wants the team to investigate this murder to make sure that Suzanne had no part in this crime. Peter went to the police station to confer with Philippe. He discovered, to his shocking surprise, that the victim died from the removal of her heart. Philippe also told Peter that there were nerve toxin found in the victim's blood indicating that, despite the fact she was completely immobilised, she was very much aware of what was happening as the butcher took her heart out.
3x05 No Honour Among Thieves (October 24, 1992)
A renowned American mobster, Morris Lampke, and his widowed half sister, Anita Duvallier, arrive in Paris, apparently with a mob contract on his head before he can testify in front of the US Senate Committee on Organised Crime. James Gottoro, his bodyguard and friend for over 30 years, is shot dead upon arriving in Paris and is brought out on the airport luggage convey belt. That leaves little doubt in the mind of his half sister who that message is intended for. She goes to see Alexander for his help without her half brother's knowledge or consent. She also reveals to Alexander that many years ago when Alexander needed some money, a fairly sizeable amount, the mobster put it togather for Alexander. Alexander agrees to help Morris Lampke solely because of his sister.
3x04 Bastille Day Terror (October 17, 1992)
A former KGB agent, Monica Steile, and her boyfriend, Gorki, smuggled a Soviet (or Russian) nuclear missile into Paris after killing two Russian border guards. Clark from the US State Department flies to Paris to tell Alexander and the Counterstrike team what has transpired, reminding them that any premature leaks to the press would cause panic in the Western world. At the same time, Steile has no intention of selling the missile to her client, instead she kills him and her boyfriend leaving their corpses at the scene of the supposed meeting. She and her lesbian girlfriend has other plans for the missile and the Counterstrike team now has to foil those plans after being caught behind the eight-ball.
3x03 Till Death Do Us Part (October 10, 1992)
Ms. Previn hands a mysterious video to Alexander, which shows Chantel, his lost wife, holding a newspaper and a mysterious voice telling Alexander to await further instructions. Peter recongises the voice belonging to one Trevor Winston, a criminal who was nabbed by Peter some years earlier. Despite all the inconsistencies and inplausibility, Alexander refuses to follow Peter's advice and sends the team to help bring Chantel back to his side, thereby being a willing participant of Winston's house of mirrors.
3x02 The Sting (October 03, 1992)
After attending the surprise party planned by Suzanne, Ms. Previn discovers that she had left something behind at the restaurant, Henri's. Upon arriving at the restaurant, Alexander discovers a few gangsters harassing his friend Henri. Henri pleads Alexander not to call the police and assures Alexander that this will not happen again. Alexander calls Peter and the team to his office to discuss the mob's presence in Paris with the police commissioner and to secure the permission of the Paris police before swinging into action. In that conversation, the police commissioner informs Alexander and the team that Mr. Rosi has smuggled the Purple Shirt gang from New York to do his dirty mob business in Paris. After the first run-in, the mob not only goes after Henri, but also his family and Alexander for interfering. Alexander soon learns that Mr. Rosi and his mobsters want to quietly convert Henri's restaurant into a base for his illicit drug operation. Peter and Alexander devises a pl
3x01 I Remember It Well (September 26, 1992)
Alexander's appraiser discovers the fake replicas of a priceless set of jewels because he arrived late due to the weather. Inspector Metti tells Alexander and Peter that he suspects that the burglar is none other than Nikki Beaumont because this heist has all her hallmark signiture. The good inspector reminds Sinclair of their first case together involving 6 stolen Meitis paintings and gives him 48 hours to investigate. Unknown to anyone, a dangerous French gangster by the name of Godard hired an old pro, who is Nikki's father and mentor, to do the heist. The old pro, who was busted for the Mestis paintings, and his two masked burglars double crossed Godard by stealing the jewels a day early and fled Paris.