Episode PremiereAugust 10, 2011
DistributorDirecTV, FX Network
GenreThriller, Drama, Mystery
Show Period2007 - 2012
Production CompanyFX Prod., Sony Pictures TV
Cast and Crew
ScreenwriterNancy Fichman, Jennifer Hoppe-House
- Glenn Close as Patty Hewes
- Rose Byrne as Ellen Parsons
- Ryan Phillippe as Channing McClaren
- Tate Donovan
- Anastasia Griffith as Katie Connor
- William Hurt as Daniel Purcell
- Timothy Olyphant as Wes Krulik
- Marcia Gay Harden as Claire Maddox
- Ted Danson as Arthur Frobisher
- Zeljko Ivanek
- John Goodman as Howard T. Erickson
- Judd Hirsch as Bill Herndon
- Jenna Elfman as Naomi Walling
- Janet McTeer as Kate Franklin
- John Hannah as Rutger Simon
Ellen and Patty have decided to move Nasim to a safer place. Ellen escorts Nasim to his hotel to collect his belongings. Boorman poses as a cab driver. Just as Ellen and Nasim are about to enter Boorman's cab, Victor Huntley and a security team pick them up and take them to Hewes & Associates. Patty tells Ellen about Herndon's discovery on Dust Devil. She also informs Ellen about C.I.A.'s involvement, which means their phones could be bugged. Ellen connects "DD" with "Dust Devil."
Catherine falls ill and Patty consults with Dr. Weisler, who orders tests for the toddler. She recommends a private nursing service as well. Patty hires Angel Auroro to watch over Catherine. Patty meets with Dr. Weisler; it could be leukemia, but she still isn't sure.
Erickson meets with Jack Shaw about the new witness, Nasim. They suspect Sanchez sent Nasim over from Afghanistan. He confesses to Shaw about DD being a C.I.A. program and warns Shaw not to betray his C.I.A. contact since his contracts are dependent on the relationship.
Boorman follows Ellen, making notes on her routine. Patty and Ellen prep Nasim for the deposition. Shaw warns Erickson that the Dust Devil papers have been requested in discovery from Ellen. Erickson meets with a DOD official to discuss the discovery requests, and reminds him that it's in their best interest to conceal the information. Boorman tries to blow up Ellen's bus, but the bomb is discovered. Patty and Ellen meet with the F.B.I. about the bombing attempt. F.B.I. tests fingerprints found on the bomb, and arrest Nasim-Boorman set him up. Nasim is locked up and denied contact with Patty and Ellen.