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* FakeNationality: Michael is French, his actor Roy Dupuis is French-'''Canadian'''.


* ScrewedByTheNetwork: The show was at first a ratings hit for USA, being the highest-rated drama for said network in addition to being AdoredByTheNetwork but after season two, USA had a change of staff with president Rod Perth being replaced by Stephen Chao, following Barry Diller's acquisition, thus relegating it to a different timeslot in season three and by season four, the network [[InvisibleAdvertising barely promoted it]] along with retooling the successful "Sunday Night Heat" bloc of action dramas by cancelling ''Series/PacificBlue'' and ''Series/SilkStalkings'' and replacing it with a new crop of shows such as ''Series/TheWarNextDoor'', ''Series/GVsE'', ''Series/{{Manhattan}}'', ''Series/{{Arizona}}'' and ''Series/CoverMe'', which led into a ratings slump, thus resulting it to be cancelled only to be {{uncancelled}} for a truncated final season.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: The show was at first a ratings hit for USA, being the highest-rated drama for said network in addition to being AdoredByTheNetwork but after season two, USA had a change of staff with president Rod Perth being replaced by Stephen Chao, following Barry Diller's acquisition, thus relegating it to a different timeslot in season three and by season four, the network [[InvisibleAdvertising barely promoted it]] along with retooling the successful "Sunday Night Heat" bloc of action dramas by cancelling ''Series/PacificBlue'' and ''Series/SilkStalkings'' and replacing it with a new crop of shows such as ''Series/TheWarNextDoor'', ''Series/GVsE'', ''Series/{{Manhattan}}'', ''Series/{{Arizona}}'' ''Series/ManhattanAZ'' and ''Series/CoverMe'', which led into a ratings slump, thus resulting it to be cancelled only to be {{uncancelled}} for a truncated final season.


* ScrewedByTheNetwork: The show was at first a ratings hit for USA, being the highest-rated drama for said network in addition to being AdoredByTheNetwork but after season two, USA had a change of staff with president Rod Perth being replaced by Stephen Chao, following Barry Diller's acquisition, thus relegating it to a different timeslot in season three and by season four, the network [[InvisibleAdvertising barely promoted it]] along with retooling the successful "Sunday Night Heat" bloc of action dramas by cancelling ''Pacific Blue'' and ''Silk Stalkings'' and replacing it with a new crop of shows such as ''The War Next Door'', ''G vs. E'', ''Manhattan'', ''Arizona'' and ''Cover Me'', which led into a ratings slump, thus resulting it to be cancelled only to be {{uncancelled}} for a truncated final season.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: The show was at first a ratings hit for USA, being the highest-rated drama for said network in addition to being AdoredByTheNetwork but after season two, USA had a change of staff with president Rod Perth being replaced by Stephen Chao, following Barry Diller's acquisition, thus relegating it to a different timeslot in season three and by season four, the network [[InvisibleAdvertising barely promoted it]] along with retooling the successful "Sunday Night Heat" bloc of action dramas by cancelling ''Pacific Blue'' ''Series/PacificBlue'' and ''Silk Stalkings'' ''Series/SilkStalkings'' and replacing it with a new crop of shows such as ''The War Next Door'', ''G vs. E'', ''Manhattan'', ''Arizona'' ''Series/TheWarNextDoor'', ''Series/GVsE'', ''Series/{{Manhattan}}'', ''Series/{{Arizona}}'' and ''Cover Me'', ''Series/CoverMe'', which led into a ratings slump, thus resulting it to be cancelled only to be {{uncancelled}} for a truncated final season.


* SendingStuffToSaveTheShow: When news broke of the show's cancellation, fans rallied to start up a campaign for USA and Warner Bros. to reverse their decision, which gained media attention in ''The Hollywood Report'' and in addition to sending over 25,000 letters, fans also sent stuff containing everything from dollar bills featuring images of co-star Roy Dupuis to sunglasses (Nikita's signature accessory) to old [=TVs=], [=VCRs=], and remote controls. It proved to be successful as USA announced that the show would return for an eighth-episode final season in order to give the show closure.

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* SendingStuffToSaveTheShow: When news broke of the show's cancellation, fans rallied to start up a campaign for USA and Warner Bros. to reverse their decision, which gained media attention in ''The Hollywood Report'' and in addition to sending over 25,000 letters, fans also sent stuff containing everything from dollar bills featuring images of co-star Roy Dupuis to sunglasses (Nikita's signature accessory) to old [=TVs=], [=VCRs=], and remote controls. It proved to be successful as USA announced that the show would return for an eighth-episode eight-episode final season in order to give the show closure.


* ScrewedByTheNetwork: The show was at first a ratings hit for USA, being the highest-rated drama for said network in addition to being AdoredByTheNetwork but after season two, USA had a change of staff with president Rod Perth being replaced by Stephen Chao, following Barry Diller's acquisition, thus relegating it to a different timeslot in season three and by season four, the network [[InvisibleAdvertising barely promoted it]] along with retooling the successful "Sunday Night Heat" bloc of action dramas by cancelling ''Pacific Blue'' and ''Silk Stalkings'' and replacing it with a new crop of shows such as ''The War Next Door'', ''G vs. E'', ''Manhattan'', ''Arizona'' and ''Cover Me'', which resulted into a ratings slump, thus resulting it to be cancelled only to be {{uncancelled}} for a truncated final season.
* SendingStuffToSaveTheShow: When news broke of the show's cancellation, fans rallied to start up a campaign for USA and Warner Brosm to reverse their decision, which gained media attention in ''The Hollywood Report'' and in addition to sending over 25,000 letters, fans also sent stuff containing everything from dollar bills featuring images of co-star Roy Dupuis to sunglasses (Nikita's signature accessory) to old [=TVs=], [=VCRs=], and remote controls. It proved to be successful as USA announced that the show would return for an eighth-episode final season in order to give the show closure.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: The show was at first a ratings hit for USA, being the highest-rated drama for said network in addition to being AdoredByTheNetwork but after season two, USA had a change of staff with president Rod Perth being replaced by Stephen Chao, following Barry Diller's acquisition, thus relegating it to a different timeslot in season three and by season four, the network [[InvisibleAdvertising barely promoted it]] along with retooling the successful "Sunday Night Heat" bloc of action dramas by cancelling ''Pacific Blue'' and ''Silk Stalkings'' and replacing it with a new crop of shows such as ''The War Next Door'', ''G vs. E'', ''Manhattan'', ''Arizona'' and ''Cover Me'', which resulted led into a ratings slump, thus resulting it to be cancelled only to be {{uncancelled}} for a truncated final season.
* SendingStuffToSaveTheShow: When news broke of the show's cancellation, fans rallied to start up a campaign for USA and Warner Brosm Bros. to reverse their decision, which gained media attention in ''The Hollywood Report'' and in addition to sending over 25,000 letters, fans also sent stuff containing everything from dollar bills featuring images of co-star Roy Dupuis to sunglasses (Nikita's signature accessory) to old [=TVs=], [=VCRs=], and remote controls. It proved to be successful as USA announced that the show would return for an eighth-episode final season in order to give the show closure.

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* ActorInspiredElement: It was Don Francks' idea to have his character Walter to call Nikita "Sugar" along with his bandana.


* SendingStuffToSaveTheShow: When news broke of the show's cancellation, fans rallied to start up a campaign for USA and Warner Brosm to reverse their decision, which gained media attention in ''The Hollywood Report'' and in addition to sending over 25,000 letters, fans also sent stuff containing everything from dollar bills featuring images of co-star Roy Dupuis to sunglasses (Nikita's signature accessory) to old [=TVs=], [=VCRs=], and remote controls. It proved to be successful as USA announced that the show would return for an eighth-season final season in order to give the show closure.

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* SendingStuffToSaveTheShow: When news broke of the show's cancellation, fans rallied to start up a campaign for USA and Warner Brosm to reverse their decision, which gained media attention in ''The Hollywood Report'' and in addition to sending over 25,000 letters, fans also sent stuff containing everything from dollar bills featuring images of co-star Roy Dupuis to sunglasses (Nikita's signature accessory) to old [=TVs=], [=VCRs=], and remote controls. It proved to be successful as USA announced that the show would return for an eighth-season eighth-episode final season in order to give the show closure.


* SendingStuffToSaveTheShow: When news broke of the show's cancellation, fans rallied to start up a campaign for USA and Warner Brosm to reverse their decision, which gained media attention in ''The Hollywood Report'' and in addition to sending over 25,000 letters, fans also sent stuff containing everything from dollar bills featuring images of co-star Roy Dupuis to sunglasses (Nikita's signature accessory) to old TVs, VCRs, and remote controls. It proved to be successful as USA announced that the show would return for an eighth-season final season in order to give the show closure.

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* SendingStuffToSaveTheShow: When news broke of the show's cancellation, fans rallied to start up a campaign for USA and Warner Brosm to reverse their decision, which gained media attention in ''The Hollywood Report'' and in addition to sending over 25,000 letters, fans also sent stuff containing everything from dollar bills featuring images of co-star Roy Dupuis to sunglasses (Nikita's signature accessory) to old TVs, VCRs, [=TVs=], [=VCRs=], and remote controls. It proved to be successful as USA announced that the show would return for an eighth-season final season in order to give the show closure.


* ExecutiveMeddling: When Stephen Chao took over as president of Creator/USANetwork, he requested the show have wrestlers in guest starring roles as terrorists as a way to cross-promote USA's broadcasts of the [[Wrestling/WorldWrestlingEntertainment World Wrestling Federation]] during season three, despite evidence that the shows did not have compatible demographics.

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* ExecutiveMeddling: When Stephen Chao took over as president of Creator/USANetwork, he requested the show have wrestlers in guest starring roles as terrorists as a way to cross-promote USA's broadcasts of the [[Wrestling/WorldWrestlingEntertainment [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} World Wrestling Federation]] during season three, despite evidence that the shows did not have compatible demographics.


* ScrewedByTheNetwork: The show was at first a ratings hit for USA, being the highest-rated drama for said network in addition to being AdoredByTheNetwork but after season two, USA had a change of staff with president Rod Perth being replaced by Stephen Chao, following Barry Diller's acquisition, thus relegating it to a different timeslot in season three and by season four, the network [[InvisibleAdvertisting barely promoted it]] along with retooling the successful "Sunday Night Heat" bloc of action dramas by cancelling ''Pacific Blue'' and ''Silk Stalkings'' and replacing it with a new crop of shows such as ''The War Next Door'', ''G vs. E'', ''Manhattan'', ''Arizona'' and ''Cover Me'', which resulted into a ratings slump, thus resulting it to be cancelled only to be {{uncancelled}} for a truncated final season.

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* ScrewedByTheNetwork: The show was at first a ratings hit for USA, being the highest-rated drama for said network in addition to being AdoredByTheNetwork but after season two, USA had a change of staff with president Rod Perth being replaced by Stephen Chao, following Barry Diller's acquisition, thus relegating it to a different timeslot in season three and by season four, the network [[InvisibleAdvertisting [[InvisibleAdvertising barely promoted it]] along with retooling the successful "Sunday Night Heat" bloc of action dramas by cancelling ''Pacific Blue'' and ''Silk Stalkings'' and replacing it with a new crop of shows such as ''The War Next Door'', ''G vs. E'', ''Manhattan'', ''Arizona'' and ''Cover Me'', which resulted into a ratings slump, thus resulting it to be cancelled only to be {{uncancelled}} for a truncated final season.

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* ExecutiveMeddling: When Stephen Chao took over as president of Creator/USANetwork, he requested the show have wrestlers in guest starring roles as terrorists as a way to cross-promote USA's broadcasts of the [[Wrestling/WorldWrestlingEntertainment World Wrestling Federation]] during season three, despite evidence that the shows did not have compatible demographics.
* FakeAmerican: Most of the main cast are Canadians excluding Peta Wilson, who is Australian. The only American in the cast is Eugene Robert Glazer, who plays Operations.
* ScrewedByTheNetwork: The show was at first a ratings hit for USA, being the highest-rated drama for said network in addition to being AdoredByTheNetwork but after season two, USA had a change of staff with president Rod Perth being replaced by Stephen Chao, following Barry Diller's acquisition, thus relegating it to a different timeslot in season three and by season four, the network [[InvisibleAdvertisting barely promoted it]] along with retooling the successful "Sunday Night Heat" bloc of action dramas by cancelling ''Pacific Blue'' and ''Silk Stalkings'' and replacing it with a new crop of shows such as ''The War Next Door'', ''G vs. E'', ''Manhattan'', ''Arizona'' and ''Cover Me'', which resulted into a ratings slump, thus resulting it to be cancelled only to be {{uncancelled}} for a truncated final season.
* SendingStuffToSaveTheShow: When news broke of the show's cancellation, fans rallied to start up a campaign for USA and Warner Brosm to reverse their decision, which gained media attention in ''The Hollywood Report'' and in addition to sending over 25,000 letters, fans also sent stuff containing everything from dollar bills featuring images of co-star Roy Dupuis to sunglasses (Nikita's signature accessory) to old TVs, VCRs, and remote controls. It proved to be successful as USA announced that the show would return for an eighth-season final season in order to give the show closure.
* StarMakingRole: For Peta Wilson.

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