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* BettyAndVeronica: She's the Betty to Mei Chen's Veronica. It's implied in several episodes that there's an attraction between Riley and Gabriel, but she's solidly one of the good guys.




The head of Cybercom and Gabriel and Riley's direct superior.



The head of Cybercom and Gabriel and Riley's direct superior.



* RogueAgent: What the MSS tells Cyber Command. Lillian doesn't seem to buy that excuse.

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* RogueAgent: What the MSS tells Cyber Command. Lillian doesn't seem to buy that excuse.
excuse, evidently thinking MSS burned him rather than admit to attacking US government employees on US soil (an act of war).



* DarkActionGirl: A rogue Chinese intelligence operative, qualifying her even before she was implanted with a chip.

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* BettyAndVeronica: Given the apparent attraction between Gabriel and Riley and her on-and-off villain status, her FoeRomanceSubtext with Gabriel makes her the Veronica.
* DarkActionGirl: A rogue Chinese intelligence operative, qualifying her even before she was implanted with a chip. Her next appearance after the pilot opens with her killing an innocent woman with access to classified material because they look similar enough for Mei Chen to impersonate her.


* RogueAgent: What the MSS tells Cyber Command. [[GenreSavvy Lillian doesn't seem to buy that excuse.]]

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* RogueAgent: What the MSS tells Cyber Command. [[GenreSavvy Lillian doesn't seem to buy that excuse.]]
excuse.


-> '''Played by:'''Creator/JohnBillingsley

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->'''Played by:''' Peter Coyote

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->'''Played by:''' Peter Coyote
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* JumpedAtTheCall: He volunteered for Clockwork.



-->'''Gabriel''': Do you know how emasculating that is when you tackle me like that?
-->'''Riley''': Are you saying you feel like a girl?
-->'''Gabriel''': That's not what I'm saying!
-->'''Riley''': 'Cause you look pretty today.

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-->'''Gabriel''': Do you know how emasculating that is when you tackle me like that?
-->'''Riley''':
that?\\
'''Riley''':
Are you saying you feel like a girl?
-->'''Gabriel''':
girl?\\
'''Gabriel''':
That's not what I'm saying!
-->'''Riley''':
saying!\\
'''Riley''':
'Cause you look pretty today.



* TheHeart: Among the members of Cyber Command, she makes it a point to see Gabriel as a human, and as her partner; not a machine, or a tool of the US government and sometimes against Gabriel's own skewed perspective of his "normality"

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* TheHeart: Among the members of Cyber Command, she makes it a point to see Gabriel as a human, and as her partner; not a machine, or a tool of the US government and sometimes against Gabriel's own skewed perspective of his "normality" "normality".



* AMotherToHerMen[=/=]ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Towards Cyber Command. She's protective of all under her employ, pays attention to their input, will go to bat for them with her superiors if she has to, and does ''not'' appreciate political maneuverings (whether office or international) that put them in jeopardy.



* ItsPersonal: Her emotions are sent out of whack when San Francisco is threatened with a dirty bomb due to the fact that her daughter lives there. It takes the encouragement of all of the main cast just to get her to take steps to reach out and protect her daughter.
* MissingMom: Due to the secretive nature of her work, she felt that she had to distance herself from her daughter.
* AMotherToHerMen[=/=]ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Towards Cyber Command. She's protective of all under her employ, pays attention to their input, will go to bat for them with her superiors if she has to, and does ''not'' appreciate political maneuverings (whether office or international) that put them in jeopardy.



* EvenEvilHasStandards: [[spoiler:Doesn't like the idea of offing Governor Cameron, his friend for many years. But his [=VEVAK=] handler insists to kill her so that they can easily plant an agent in Washington.]]

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* CharacterDeath: [[spoiler:Assassinated by Mei Chen under orders from Leland Strand]].
* EvenEvilHasStandards: [[spoiler:Doesn't like the idea of offing Governor Cameron, his friend for many years. But his [=VEVAK=] handler insists to kill her so that they can easily plant an agent in Washington.]]Washington]].


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->'''Played by:''' Peter Coyote


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-> '''Played by:''' John Billingsley

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-> '''Played by:''' PJ Byrne

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-> '''Played by:''' Michael Rady

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-> '''Played by:''' Lance Reddick

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---> '''Tetazoo''': The president is concerned about the day when we're not gonna be able to control Gabriel at all.

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---> --> '''Tetazoo''': The president is concerned about the day when we're not gonna be able to control Gabriel at all.



-> '''Played by:''' Tomas Arana

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-> '''Played by:''' Tomas Arana
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-> '''Played by:''' Will Yun Lee

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-> '''Played by:''' Faye Kingslee

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-> '''Played by:''' Faye Kingslee
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-> '''Played by:''' Elden Henson

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-> '''Played by:''' Carlos Sanz

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-> '''Played by:''' Nick Searcy

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-> '''Played by:''' Nick Searcy
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A rogue operative of the MSS with [[TheTriadsAndTheTongs Triad connections]]. She possesses the same mutation as Gabriel, and in the pilot her organization kidnapped Dr. Cassidy and forced him to implant a modified version into her.

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A rogue operative of the MSS with [[TheTriadsAndTheTongs Triad connections]]. She possesses the same mutation as Gabriel, and in the pilot her organization kidnapped Dr. Cassidy and forced him to implant a modified version into her. After Cyber Command breaks the organization she becomes a gun-for-hire and a recurring antagonist. Oh, and [[FoeRomanceSubtext she has a thing for Gabriel]].



* FoeRomanceSubtext: She is very clearly in lust (at least) with Gabriel, comparing him to [[Literature/BookOfGenesis Adam (to her Eve)]]. He is ''not'' interested.

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* FoeRomanceSubtext: She is very clearly in lust (at least) with Gabriel, comparing him to [[Literature/BookOfGenesis Adam (to her Eve)]]. He is ''not'' interested. [[spoiler:Though after he's shot in the series finale, she cyber-renders with him in lieu of anesthesia while his mom works on him, and they share a BigDamnKiss.]]


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* RecurringCharacter: Her work as a gun-for-hire and attraction to Gabriel mean she's usually an enemy, but in the series finale she's an ally.


* BerserkButton: She doesn't like to be called "Rooster", a name placed on her by her father.



* GenerationXerox: She's like her father, Leland, who works for the government.



[[folder:Antagonists]]

!!Jin Cong
-> '''Played by:''' Will Yun Lee

A rogue Chinese Ministry of State Security agent based in Virginia ([[UnreliableExpositor according to an MSS officer in Washington D.C.]]) who masterminded the abduction of Dr. Shenandoah in order to use his next generation microchip into the brain of Mei Chen.

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[[folder:Antagonists]]

!!Jin Cong
[[folder:US Government]]

!!Jeffrey Tetazoo
-> '''Played by:''' Will Yun Lee

A rogue Chinese Ministry
Lance Reddick

The director
of State Security agent based in Virginia ([[UnreliableExpositor according to an MSS officer in Washington D.C.]]) who masterminded the abduction of Dr. Shenandoah in order to use his next generation microchip into the brain of Mei Chen.Central Intelligence Agency.



* BadassNormal: An even match or better for Gabriel in hand-to-hand combat.
* CombatPragmatist: He dresses up as an American soldier in order to have his teams seize control of Cyber Command and fight their security by surprise.
* {{Hypocrite}}: Claims that he's not a monster and yet, he has snipers aimed at the Cassidy residence with orders issued to be ready in taking out Nelson and Gabriel.
* MonsterOfTheWeek:
** Set up to look like an ArcVillain, maybe even the BigBad, [[spoiler:then shot by Gabriel at the end of the pilot before being handed back to the MSS]].
** Reappears as the MonsterOfTheWeek in "Athens" [[spoiler:and ends the episode taking a bullet from Lillian]].
* RogueAgent: What the MSS tells Cyber Command. [[GenreSavvy Lillian doesn't seem to buy that excuse.]]

!!Mei Chen
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-> '''Played by:''' Faye Kingslee

A rogue operative of the MSS with [[TheTriadsAndTheTongs Triad connections]]. She possesses the same mutation as Gabriel, and in the pilot her organization kidnapped Dr. Cassidy and forced him to implant a modified version into her.

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* BadassNormal: An even match or better for Gabriel in hand-to-hand combat.
BaldBlackLeaderGuy: Of the [=CIA=].
* CombatPragmatist: He dresses up as an American soldier in order DyingMomentofAwesome: [[spoiler:Shoots and kills the assassin before he could sent to have his teams seize Lillian data on the mole.]]
* {{Foreshadowing}}:
---> '''Tetazoo''': The president is concerned about the day when we're not gonna be able to
control of Cyber Command and fight their security by surprise.
* {{Hypocrite}}: Claims that he's not a monster and yet, he has snipers aimed at the Cassidy residence with orders issued to be ready in taking out Nelson and Gabriel.
* MonsterOfTheWeek:
** Set up to look like an ArcVillain, maybe even the BigBad, [[spoiler:then shot by
Gabriel at the end of the pilot before being handed back to the MSS]].
** Reappears as the MonsterOfTheWeek in "Athens" [[spoiler:and ends the episode taking a bullet from Lillian]].
all.
* RogueAgent: What the MSS tells Cyber Command. [[GenreSavvy ObstructiveBureaucrat: How Lillian doesn't seem to buy sees him in Cyber Command-led ops.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: He's an ObstructiveBureaucrat because Washington fears the day
that excuse.]]

!!Mei Chen
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Gabriel could go off without orders from Cyber Command.

!!Adam Weatherly
-> '''Played by:''' Faye Kingslee

A rogue operative
Tomas Arana

The director
of the MSS National Intelligence, who is familiar with [[TheTriadsAndTheTongs Triad connections]]. She possesses Lillian due to his father from way back before she became head of Cyber Command. [[spoiler:He's also the same mutation as Gabriel, and in mole of VEVAK from within the pilot her organization kidnapped Dr. Cassidy and forced him to implant a modified version into her.American government.]]



* DarkActionGirl: A rogue Chinese intelligence operative, qualifying her even before she was implanted with a chip.
* EmpoweredBadassNormal: Dr. Cassidy implanted an updated version of the chip into her under duress.
* EvilCounterpart: Unlike Gabriel, she uses her chip for evil.
* FreezeFrameBonus: In "Mei Chen Returns", a screenshot of her bio suggests that she worked under the People's Armed Police prior to being a MSS operator, who then went rogue.
* FoeRomanceSubtext: She is very clearly in lust (at least) with Gabriel, comparing him to [[Literature/BookOfGenesis Adam (to her Eve)]]. He is ''not'' interested.
* ProfessionalKiller: After waking up with the chip, she becomes a hitwoman with no particular loyalty to anything but cash.
** The season finale, however, reveals who's hiring her: [[spoiler:Lillian's father Leland]].
* RogueAgent: Appears to be one alongside Jin Cong.
* {{Yandere}}: A possible view of her relationship with Gabriel.

!! Amos Pembroke
-> '''Played by:''' Elden Henson

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* DarkActionGirl: A rogue Chinese intelligence operative, qualifying BerserkButton: [[spoiler:He's angry at the CIA for abandoning his Iranian mother despite her even before she was implanted with a chip.
* EmpoweredBadassNormal: Dr. Cassidy implanted an updated version of the chip into her under duress.
* EvilCounterpart: Unlike Gabriel, she uses her chip for evil.
* FreezeFrameBonus: In "Mei Chen Returns", a screenshot of her bio suggests that she worked under the People's Armed Police prior to being a MSS operator, who then went rogue.
* FoeRomanceSubtext: She is very clearly in lust (at least) with Gabriel, comparing him to [[Literature/BookOfGenesis Adam (to her Eve)]]. He is ''not'' interested.
* ProfessionalKiller: After waking up with the chip, she becomes a hitwoman with no particular
loyalty to anything but cash.
**
them when she helped made the 1953 coup a success.]]
* ButNotTooForeign: [[spoiler:He's an Iranian-American.]]
* EvenEvilHasStandards: [[spoiler:Doesn't like the idea of offing Governor Cameron, his friend for many years. But his [=VEVAK=] handler insists to kill her so that they can easily plant an agent in Washington.]]
* MoleInCharge: [[spoiler:As the head of National Intelligence on behalf of [=VEVAK=].]]
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Tries to moderate things between Cyber Command and the [=CIA=].
* WalkingSpoiler: Some of his background details will inevitably spoil his involvement with the entire show.

!!Leland Strand
Lillian's father who works in Washington.
The season finale, however, reveals who's show didn't point out what job he was doing.

* TheChessmaster[=/=]TheSpymaster: Used to be back in the day.
* HeroOfAnotherStory: Depending on how you view him in the show.
* TheManBehindTheMan: [[spoiler:Was responsible for
hiring her: [[spoiler:Lillian's father Leland]].
* RogueAgent: Appears
Mei Chen to be one alongside Jin Cong.
* {{Yandere}}: A possible view of her relationship with Gabriel.

!! Amos Pembroke
assassinate Adam Weatherly.]]

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[[folder:Antagonists]]

!!Jin Cong
-> '''Played by:''' Elden HensonWill Yun Lee

A rogue Chinese Ministry of State Security agent based in Virginia ([[UnreliableExpositor according to an MSS officer in Washington D.C.]]) who masterminded the abduction of Dr. Shenandoah in order to use his next generation microchip into the brain of Mei Chen.



A Cyber Command technician responsible for ensuring that Gabriel's microchip is well-maintained before and after he goes on a mission. [[spoiler:He was later apprehended and arrested by Gabriel and Riley for being a double agent to Jin Cong's rogue MSS faction]].

* OnlyInItForTheMoney: The only reason why he agreed to be a double agent for Jin Cong.
* PutOnABus: Given that he was arrested on charges of treason.
* RogueAgent: He is one, which was revealed at the end of the pilot episode.
* TheMole[=/=]DoubleAgent: Is one for Jin Cong and for Cyber Command.

!!Hector Villareal
-> '''Played by:''' Carlos Sanz

A Mexican drug dealer who was the main culprit for kidnapping two university students from the University of Arizona. [[spoiler:He also happens to be a secret informant for the American government responsible for providing information that led to the apprehension of drug cartel leaders]].

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A * BadassNormal: An even match or better for Gabriel in hand-to-hand combat.
* CombatPragmatist: He dresses up as an American soldier in order to have his teams seize control of
Cyber Command technician responsible for ensuring and fight their security by surprise.
* {{Hypocrite}}: Claims
that Gabriel's microchip is well-maintained before he's not a monster and after yet, he goes on a mission. [[spoiler:He was later apprehended has snipers aimed at the Cassidy residence with orders issued to be ready in taking out Nelson and arrested Gabriel.
* MonsterOfTheWeek:
** Set up to look like an ArcVillain, maybe even the BigBad, [[spoiler:then shot
by Gabriel and Riley for being a double agent to Jin Cong's rogue MSS faction]].

* OnlyInItForTheMoney: The only reason why he agreed to be a double agent for Jin Cong.
* PutOnABus: Given that he was arrested on charges of treason.
* RogueAgent: He is one, which was revealed
at the end of the pilot episode.
before being handed back to the MSS]].
** Reappears as the MonsterOfTheWeek in "Athens" [[spoiler:and ends the episode taking a bullet from Lillian]].
* TheMole[=/=]DoubleAgent: Is one for Jin Cong and for RogueAgent: What the MSS tells Cyber Command.

!!Hector Villareal
Command. [[GenreSavvy Lillian doesn't seem to buy that excuse.]]

!!Mei Chen
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-> '''Played by:''' Carlos Sanz

Faye Kingslee

A Mexican drug dealer who was rogue operative of the main culprit for kidnapping two university students from MSS with [[TheTriadsAndTheTongs Triad connections]]. She possesses the University of Arizona. [[spoiler:He also happens to be a secret informant for same mutation as Gabriel, and in the American government responsible for providing information that led pilot her organization kidnapped Dr. Cassidy and forced him to the apprehension of drug cartel leaders]].implant a modified version into her.



* BullyingTheDragon[=/=]TemptingFate: He thinks that he has the right to kidnap two teenage girls [[spoiler:for being "sold out" by his American handlers despite the fact that he provided solid info that led to the arrest of other drug dealers in Mexico]].
** Just because he's buddies with [[spoiler:Leland Strand]], he stares down Lillian's agents believing that he would get away with it yet again. [[spoiler:At the end of the episode, Lillian has him killed]].
* DeadlyBath: [[spoiler:His death in Mexico]] was arranged by Lillian without the knowledge for her father as "retribution" for kidnapping two American nationals in order to manipulate a government deal between America and Mexico. [[spoiler:Lillian's HoneyTrap of an assassin knifes him in the back in his bathtub]].
* MonsterOfTheWeek: Unceremoniously [[spoiler:killed off]] at the end of his only episode.

!!General Greg Carter
-> '''Played by:''' Nick Searcy

An American military officer in charge of the Defense Intelligence Agency. [[spoiler:He covertly ran a WMD program tested on a death row convict named Luther Vick in Austin, Texas in order to synthesize and create vaccines in case the enemy was able to get a hold of the said virus]].

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* BullyingTheDragon[=/=]TemptingFate: He thinks that he has the right to kidnap two teenage girls [[spoiler:for being "sold out" by his American handlers despite the fact that he provided solid info that led to the arrest of other drug dealers in Mexico]].
** Just because he's buddies
DarkActionGirl: A rogue Chinese intelligence operative, qualifying her even before she was implanted with [[spoiler:Leland Strand]], he stares down Lillian's agents believing that he would get away with it yet again. [[spoiler:At the end a chip.
* EmpoweredBadassNormal: Dr. Cassidy implanted an updated version
of the episode, Lillian has chip into her under duress.
* EvilCounterpart: Unlike Gabriel, she uses her chip for evil.
* FreezeFrameBonus: In "Mei Chen Returns", a screenshot of her bio suggests that she worked under the People's Armed Police prior to being a MSS operator, who then went rogue.
* FoeRomanceSubtext: She is very clearly in lust (at least) with Gabriel, comparing
him killed]].
to [[Literature/BookOfGenesis Adam (to her Eve)]]. He is ''not'' interested.
* DeadlyBath: [[spoiler:His death in Mexico]] was arranged by Lillian without ProfessionalKiller: After waking up with the knowledge for her father as "retribution" for kidnapping two American nationals in order chip, she becomes a hitwoman with no particular loyalty to manipulate a government deal between America and Mexico. anything but cash.
** The season finale, however, reveals who's hiring her:
[[spoiler:Lillian's HoneyTrap father Leland]].
* RogueAgent: Appears to be one alongside Jin Cong.
* {{Yandere}}: A possible view
of an assassin knifes him in the back in his bathtub]].
* MonsterOfTheWeek: Unceremoniously [[spoiler:killed off]] at the end of his only episode.

!!General Greg Carter
her relationship with Gabriel.

!! Amos Pembroke
-> '''Played by:''' Nick Searcy

An American military officer in charge of the Defense Intelligence Agency. [[spoiler:He covertly ran a WMD program tested on a death row convict named Luther Vick in Austin, Texas in order to synthesize and create vaccines in case the enemy was able to get a hold of the said virus]].
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* AllThereInTheManual: His full name is mentioned only in press releases for "Patient Zero". His first name is barely mentioned in the said episode.
* CrazyPrepared: [[spoiler:The only reason why he did the covert WMD program was to prepare vaccines from the convict's own antibodies]].
* MonsterOfTheWeek: [[spoiler:Arrested and presumably court-martialed at the end of his only appearance]].
* MotiveRant: [[spoiler:Gives one while being apprehended by Cyber Command tac teams]].
* PraetorianGuard: [[spoiler:Has a loyal group of black ops agents in Austin in order to destroy traces of evidence of his involvement with Vick's escape, which also includes disposing of Gabriel and Riley. "Patient Zero" suggests that they could be black ops agents recruited from the American military]].
* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler:Insists that he did the program in order to defend American lives from a potential WMD attack]].

!!Novyi Svit Revolyutsioneriv

A Ukrainian anti-nuclear terrorist group established in 1992, they are responsible for a string of assassinations and bombing attacks on nuclear research personnel and facilities as a means of showing their resistance to nuclear proliferation. They are also responsible for an attempt to use a virus in order to let a nuclear power plant in Los Angeles be destroyed, having the same effect as Chernobyl.

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* AllThereInTheManual: His full name is mentioned only in press releases A Cyber Command technician responsible for "Patient Zero". His first name ensuring that Gabriel's microchip is barely mentioned in the said episode.
well-maintained before and after he goes on a mission. [[spoiler:He was later apprehended and arrested by Gabriel and Riley for being a double agent to Jin Cong's rogue MSS faction]].

* CrazyPrepared: [[spoiler:The OnlyInItForTheMoney: The only reason why he did the covert WMD program agreed to be a double agent for Jin Cong.
* PutOnABus: Given that he
was to prepare vaccines from the convict's own antibodies]].
arrested on charges of treason.
* MonsterOfTheWeek: [[spoiler:Arrested and presumably court-martialed RogueAgent: He is one, which was revealed at the end of his only appearance]].
the pilot episode.
* MotiveRant: [[spoiler:Gives TheMole[=/=]DoubleAgent: Is one while being apprehended by for Jin Cong and for Cyber Command tac teams]].
* PraetorianGuard: [[spoiler:Has a loyal group
Command.

!!Hector Villareal
-> '''Played by:''' Carlos Sanz

A Mexican drug dealer who was the main culprit for kidnapping two university students from the University
of black ops agents in Austin in order to destroy traces of evidence of his involvement with Vick's escape, which Arizona. [[spoiler:He also includes disposing of Gabriel and Riley. "Patient Zero" suggests that they could happens to be black ops agents recruited from a secret informant for the American military]].
* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler:Insists that he did the program in order to defend American lives from a potential WMD attack]].

!!Novyi Svit Revolyutsioneriv

A Ukrainian anti-nuclear terrorist group established in 1992, they are
government responsible for a string of assassinations and bombing attacks on nuclear research personnel and facilities as a means of showing their resistance providing information that led to nuclear proliferation. They are also responsible for an attempt to use a virus in order to let a nuclear power plant in Los Angeles be destroyed, having the same effect as Chernobyl.apprehension of drug cartel leaders]].


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* BullyingTheDragon[=/=]TemptingFate: He thinks that he has the right to kidnap two teenage girls [[spoiler:for being "sold out" by his American handlers despite the fact that he provided solid info that led to the arrest of other drug dealers in Mexico]].
** Just because he's buddies with [[spoiler:Leland Strand]], he stares down Lillian's agents believing that he would get away with it yet again. [[spoiler:At the end of the episode, Lillian has him killed]].
* DeadlyBath: [[spoiler:His death in Mexico]] was arranged by Lillian without the knowledge for her father as "retribution" for kidnapping two American nationals in order to manipulate a government deal between America and Mexico. [[spoiler:Lillian's HoneyTrap of an assassin knifes him in the back in his bathtub]].
* MonsterOfTheWeek: Unceremoniously [[spoiler:killed off]] at the end of his only episode.

!!General Greg Carter
-> '''Played by:''' Nick Searcy

An American military officer in charge of the Defense Intelligence Agency. [[spoiler:He covertly ran a WMD program tested on a death row convict named Luther Vick in Austin, Texas in order to synthesize and create vaccines in case the enemy was able to get a hold of the said virus]].
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* AllThereInTheManual: His full name is mentioned only in press releases for "Patient Zero". His first name is barely mentioned in the said episode.
* CrazyPrepared: [[spoiler:The only reason why he did the covert WMD program was to prepare vaccines from the convict's own antibodies]].
* MonsterOfTheWeek: [[spoiler:Arrested and presumably court-martialed at the end of his only appearance]].
* MotiveRant: [[spoiler:Gives one while being apprehended by Cyber Command tac teams]].
* PraetorianGuard: [[spoiler:Has a loyal group of black ops agents in Austin in order to destroy traces of evidence of his involvement with Vick's escape, which also includes disposing of Gabriel and Riley. "Patient Zero" suggests that they could be black ops agents recruited from the American military]].
* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler:Insists that he did the program in order to defend American lives from a potential WMD attack]].

!!Novyi Svit Revolyutsioneriv

A Ukrainian anti-nuclear terrorist group established in 1992, they are responsible for a string of assassinations and bombing attacks on nuclear research personnel and facilities as a means of showing their resistance to nuclear proliferation. They are also responsible for an attempt to use a virus in order to let a nuclear power plant in Los Angeles be destroyed, having the same effect as Chernobyl.
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* HyperAwareness: In "Secrets of the Secret Service", she was able to detect two [=CIA=] agents tailing her before she met with Tetazoo.


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* WhatTheHellHero: Her reaction whenever the CIA get involved, since they usually cause a lot more trouble than they actually help solve (whatever their intentions).\\
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* PapaWolf: When Nelson is taken hostage in "Athens", he builds a stun bomb, straps on body armor and a helmet, and goes off to save his son. Mind, the rescue wasn't needed since Jameson took care of that, but it's the thought that counts.\\
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* PapaWolf: When Nelson is taken hostage in "Athens", he builds a stun bomb, straps on body armor and a helmet, and goes off to save his son. Mind, the rescue wasn't needed since Jameson took care of that, but it's the thought that counts.\\
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-> '''Played by:''' Josh Holloway

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-> '''Played by:''' Meghan Ory

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-> '''Played by:''' Meghan Ory
Creator/MeghanOry


* EstablishingCharacterMoment: The ActionPrologue of the pilot. Gabriel busts into a Pakistani military compound by [[PoisonousCaptive letting himself get captured]], then plants a computer virus and busts back out.

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: The ActionPrologue of the pilot. Gabriel busts into a Pakistani an Indian military compound in the Himalayas by [[PoisonousCaptive letting himself get captured]], then plants a computer virus and busts back out.


* BodyguardingABadass: Riley, a Secret Service agent on the President's detail, is reassigned to bodyguard Gabriel, who is a former Delta Force operator. This doesn't always work smoothly - in Episode 1 she takes a bullet for him by bodychecking him out of the line of fire, just before he was going to shoot, and in Episode 2 [[spoiler: she tackles him out a window, just before Amelia blows up]]. Lillian implies that it's not so much as protecting Gabriel from physical threats, but from himself.

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* BodyguardingABadass: Riley, a Secret Service agent on the President's detail, is reassigned to bodyguard Gabriel, who is a former Delta Force operator. This doesn't always work smoothly - in Episode 1 she takes a bullet for him by bodychecking him out of the line of fire, just before he was going to shoot, and in Episode 2 [[spoiler: she tackles him out a window, just before Amelia blows up]]. Lillian implies that it's not so much as protecting Gabriel from physical threats, but from himself. By episode 6, though, Gabriel starts to get a bit of a complex.
-->'''Gabriel''': Do you know how emasculating that is when you tackle me like that?
-->'''Riley''': Are you saying you feel like a girl?
-->'''Gabriel''': That's not what I'm saying!
-->'''Riley''': 'Cause you look pretty today.



* TheHeart: Among the members of Cyber Command, she makes it a point to see Gabriel as a human, and as her partner; not a machine, or a tool of the US government.

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* TheHeart: Among the members of Cyber Command, she makes it a point to see Gabriel as a human, and as her partner; not a machine, or a tool of the US government.government and sometimes against Gabriel's own skewed perspective of his "normality"


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* DeadpanSnarker: The season finale shows that he inherited this from his mother.



** The season finale reveals his mother was very much against him joining the military, following in the footsteps of his father and brother, both of whom died in combat.
* SnarkToSnarkCombat: Him and his mother.



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* BerserkButton: Referring to Gabriel as a robot, especially when he himself occasionally slips into the same mindset.



* MysteriousPast: Agent Riley Neal has a sealed juvenile file. [[spoiler: It turns out she wasn't actually convicted of anything - only investigated and charged when she killed her abusive stepfather in self-defense after five years of abuse. The file was sealed by request - not because she was convicted, but to keep it off her record so it wouldn't affect her future.]] Ironically, because Gabriel's been forbidden to open said file, Gabriel takes every slightly illegal action she takes as part of a FormerTeenRebel phase, including auto theft, when she manages to break into a van using a screwdriver.

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* TheHeart: Among the members of Cyber Command, she makes it a point to see Gabriel as a human, and as her partner; not a machine, or a tool of the US government.
* MysteriousPast: Agent Riley Neal has a sealed juvenile file. [[spoiler: It turns out she wasn't actually convicted of anything - only investigated and charged when she killed her abusive stepfather in self-defense after five years of abuse. The file was sealed by request - not because she was convicted, but to keep it off her record so it wouldn't affect her future.]] future]]. Ironically, because Gabriel's been forbidden to open said file, Gabriel takes every slightly illegal action she takes as part of a FormerTeenRebel phase, including auto theft, when she manages to break into a van using a screwdriver.



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* WhatTheHellHero: Her reaction whenever the CIA get involved, since they usually cause a lot more trouble than they actually help solve (whatever their intentions).

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* TeamMom: She doesn't always show it, but she is very much emotionally invested in her team. The last two episodes of the first season display this prominently.
* WhatTheHellHero: Her reaction whenever the CIA get involved, since they usually cause a lot more trouble than they actually help solve (whatever their intentions).
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* InSeriesNickname: Lillian calls him "Shen" on occasion, although everyone else calls him Dr. Cassidy.

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* InSeriesNickname: Lillian calls him "Shen" on occasion, although everyone else calls him Dr. Cassidy.Cassidy, mostly to distinguish him from his son Nelson.
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Because the paper he wrote based on which Clockwork was conceived included a line hinting at the possibility of it being remotely controlled, when Gabriel gets framed for a murder he didn't commit, Lillian is forcibly replaced as [=CyberCom=] director.



* PapaWolf: When Nelson is taken hostage in "Athens", he builds a stun bomb, straps on body armor and a helmet, and goes off to save his son. Mind, the rescue wasn't needed since Jameson took care of that, but it's the thought that counts.

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* PapaWolf: When Nelson is taken hostage in "Athens", he builds a stun bomb, straps on body armor and a helmet, and goes off to save his son. Mind, the rescue wasn't needed since Jameson took care of that, but it's the thought that counts.
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* HiddenDepths: Capable of shooting accurately with a pistol.

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* HiddenDepths: Capable of HiddenDepths[=/=]ImprobableAimingSkills: While Riley and Gabriel are trying to one-up each other at the shooting accurately with range, Jameson simply walks up, raises his gun and shoots not the bullseye, not the head, but ''the supports holding up the paper targets''. Suffice to say, Riley, Gabriel, and many a pistol.viewer began to see him differently after that.



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** Set up to look like an ArcVillain, maybe even the BigBad, [[spoiler:then shot by Gabriel at the end of the pilot before being handed back to the MSS.]]
** Reappears as the MonsterOfTheWeek in "Athens" [[spoiler:and ends the episode taking a bullet from Lillian.]]

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** Set up to look like an ArcVillain, maybe even the BigBad, [[spoiler:then shot by Gabriel at the end of the pilot before being handed back to the MSS.]]
MSS]].
** Reappears as the MonsterOfTheWeek in "Athens" [[spoiler:and ends the episode taking a bullet from Lillian.]]Lillian]].



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** The season finale, however, reveals who's hiring her: [[spoiler:Lillian's father Leland]].



-> Played by Creator/EldenHenson

A Cyber Command technician responsible for ensuring that Gabriel's microchip is well-maintained before and after he goes on a mission. [[spoiler:He was later apprehended and arrested by Gabriel and Riley for being a double agent to Jin Cong's rogue MSS faction.]]

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A Cyber Command technician responsible for ensuring that Gabriel's microchip is well-maintained before and after he goes on a mission. [[spoiler:He was later apprehended and arrested by Gabriel and Riley for being a double agent to Jin Cong's rogue MSS faction.]]
faction]].



-> Played by Creator/CarlosSanz

A Mexican drug dealer who was the main culprit for kidnapping two university students from the University of Arizona. [[spoiler:He also happens to be a secret informant for the American government responsible for providing information that led to the apprehension of drug cartel leaders.]]

* BullyingTheDragon[=/=]TemptingFate: He thinks that he has the right to kidnap two teenage girls [[spoiler:for being "sold out" by his American handlers despite the fact that he provided solid info that led to the arrest of other drug dealers in Mexico.]]
* DeadlyBath: [[spoiler:His death in Mexico]] was arranged by Lillian without the knowledge for her father as "retribution" for kidnapping two American nationals in order to manipulate a government deal between America and Mexico. [[spoiler:Lillian's HoneyTrap of an assassin knifes him in the back in his bathtub.]]

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-> Played by Creator/CarlosSanz

'''Played by:''' Carlos Sanz

A Mexican drug dealer who was the main culprit for kidnapping two university students from the University of Arizona. [[spoiler:He also happens to be a secret informant for the American government responsible for providing information that led to the apprehension of drug cartel leaders.]]

leaders]].
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* BullyingTheDragon[=/=]TemptingFate: He thinks that he has the right to kidnap two teenage girls [[spoiler:for being "sold out" by his American handlers despite the fact that he provided solid info that led to the arrest of other drug dealers in Mexico.]]
Mexico]].
** Just because he's buddies with [[spoiler:Leland Strand]], he stares down Lillian's agents believing that he would get away with it yet again. [[spoiler:At the end of the episode, Lillian has him killed]].
* DeadlyBath: [[spoiler:His death in Mexico]] was arranged by Lillian without the knowledge for her father as "retribution" for kidnapping two American nationals in order to manipulate a government deal between America and Mexico. [[spoiler:Lillian's HoneyTrap of an assassin knifes him in the back in his bathtub.]]bathtub]].



-> Played by Creator/NickSearcy

An American military officer in charge of the Defense Intelligence Agency. [[spoiler:He covertly ran a WMD program tested on a death row convict named Luther Vick in Austin, Texas in order to synthesize and create vaccines in case the enemy was able to get a hold of the said virus.]]

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-> Played by Creator/NickSearcy

'''Played by:''' Nick Searcy

An American military officer in charge of the Defense Intelligence Agency. [[spoiler:He covertly ran a WMD program tested on a death row convict named Luther Vick in Austin, Texas in order to synthesize and create vaccines in case the enemy was able to get a hold of the said virus.]]
virus]].
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* CrazyPrepared: [[spoiler:The only reason why he did the covert WMD program was to prepare vaccines from the convict's own antibodies.]]
* MonsterOfTheWeek: [[spoiler:Arrested and presumably court-martialed at the end of his only appearance.]]
* MotiveRant: [[spoiler:Gives one while being apprehended by Cyber Command tac teams.]]
* PraetorianGuard: [[spoiler:Has a loyal group of black ops agents in Austin in order to destroy traces of evidence of his involvement with Vick's escape, which also includes disposing of Gabriel and Riley. "Patient Zero" suggests that they could be black ops agents recruited from the American military.]]
* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler:Insists that he did the program in order to defend American lives from a potential WMD attack.]]

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* CrazyPrepared: [[spoiler:The only reason why he did the covert WMD program was to prepare vaccines from the convict's own antibodies.]]
antibodies]].
* MonsterOfTheWeek: [[spoiler:Arrested and presumably court-martialed at the end of his only appearance.]]
appearance]].
* MotiveRant: [[spoiler:Gives one while being apprehended by Cyber Command tac teams.]]
teams]].
* PraetorianGuard: [[spoiler:Has a loyal group of black ops agents in Austin in order to destroy traces of evidence of his involvement with Vick's escape, which also includes disposing of Gabriel and Riley. "Patient Zero" suggests that they could be black ops agents recruited from the American military.]]
military]].
* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler:Insists that he did the program in order to defend American lives from a potential WMD attack.]]
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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: The ActionPrologue of the pilot. Gabriel busts into a Pakistani military compound by [[PoisonousCaptive letting himself get captured]], then plants a computer virus and busts back out.




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* XRayVision: Among the abilities the chip gives him. As long as he's got access to satellite coverage or security cameras, he can see through walls.

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