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Smoke Alarm
Season 1 · Episode 09
Rating TV14-DLV
Airdate August 15, 2013 (2013-08-15)
Writer Aaron Fullerton
Director Paul Holahan
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"Smoke Alarm refers to the device with a hidden camera inside that Briggs places in a rented hotel room so that he can monitor who comes into the room."


Bello's last strike to the Caza Cartel sets a war in motion that Graceland now needs to stop. While on her hunt for Odin, Charlie meets an unusual ally and Briggs comes face to face with the past.

Complete synopsis (with spoilers)  []

Mike discovers that Juan has placed a bug on him. Confronted, Juan tells him why he is really after Briggs: he believes that Briggs started a fire that killed five FBI agents, including Briggs' trainer, at the time when Briggs claimed to Mike that he was captive in Mexico. Mike rejects this theory and walks away. Briggs rents a motel room, using a credit card linked to Odin, and places a camera, disguised as a smoke alarm, in it. Both Charlie and Mexican federal agent Rafael Cortes find the room, and they agree to work together to find both Odin and Jangles. Briggs learns from Johnny that Charlie suspects him to be linked to Odin. Bello is holed up in a safe house, expecting Jangles as part of a general war with Caza. One of his men tells Caza where he is, but Briggs fortuitously overhears this. Jangles attacks the safe house, killing both Bello's men and the team watching it. He captures Bello and begins torturing him when Mike interrupts them. Briggs leads an FBI team that fails to catch Jangles but arrests the badly injured Bello and Mike (the latter to preserve his cover). Cortes appears to also be the man who attacked the safe house. In the hospital, Mike tells Paige that he was sent to investigate Briggs, and she refuses to talk to him further. While Briggs is drinking on the beach, Juan confronts him dressed as Jangles, recording his intentions first. They fight and in the struggle Juan is shot with his own gun.


Guest Starring[]


  • Tim Goodwin as Clerk
  • Jerry Sommer as TAC Team Member
  • Sabrina Mayfield as Waitress
  • Aaron Smalls as Kingston
  • Leila Elam as Katie


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