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Supervisory Special Agent Jack Garrett

Played by: Gary Sinise

Leader of the IRT, he leads the team in its cases involving crimes that target Americans outside the US.

  • Action Dad
  • Da Chief: He's the head of the IRT.
  • Experienced Protagonist: He's an experienced FBI Agent. He's well-known in the international law enforcement community that on certain occasions, he's allowed to carry his sidearm in countries that forbid firearms.
  • Omniglot: Speaks a variety of languages, including Japanese, Spanish, etc.
  • White Male Lead: Jack's the main character, the boss and the only white male member of the IRT.
  • Weapon of Choice: Uses a railed SIG-Sauer P226.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: He gets called out by his son, Ryan, for pulling him out of his undercover op in Tijuana, Mexico because the bikers can get wind of his FBI status if he doesn't show up sooner than later.

Supervisory Special Agent Clara Seger

  • Experienced Protagonist: She's an experienced FBI agent, even before she left the bureau.
  • Fair Cop: She's played by Alana de la Garza.
  • Omniglot: Clara speaks Thai and apparently other languages.
  • It's Personal: In "Type A", there was a cold case that involved the death of one of her friends when she was still working under the UN.
  • Married to the Job: So much that Mae tries to get her to socialize with other people.
  • Mr. Exposition: She's there to help the team learn what to expect in working in a different country in terms of what to do to avoid any Culture Clash problems.
  • Weapon of Choice: Uses a Glock 17. She later switches to a Glock 34.

Special Operations Agent Matthew "Matt" Simmons

Technical Analyst Russ "Monty" Montgomery

Played by: Tyler James Williams

  • The Face: Since the team is usually in another country, it's also Monty's job to speak with victims' family.
  • Mr. Exposition: Helps fill in the team in on information regarding the victims and basic info on a country, sharing this role with Seger.
  • Voice with an Internet Connection: Talks like this with the team from FBI HQ since he's not always in the field with them.
  • Playful Hacker: Does this when time is running out. Not all jurisdictions like this approach.

Medical Examiner Mae Jarvis

Played by: Annie Funke

  • The Determinator: She won't let rules/cultural barriers hinder her job in examining corpses at all.


Panit Taksin

  • Freeze-Frame Bonus: If you pay attention to closeup of him in the screen, you can see his full name on his badge.
  • Omniglot: Speaks English and Thai.

Deepak Singh


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Antonio Cayetan

Rafael Acosta

  • Dirty Cop: Well, more like a resort dirty security guard. It helps him find victims.

Samraj Sabah

  • All of the Other Reindeer: Samraj feel this way since he was in a bad caste, even though it was officially outlawed by the Indian government.
  • Tragic Villain: Samraj wanted to ease his father of his pain in the afterlife, but he did it by killing his victims and getting their organs.

Natalie Knox & Nick Jamison

  • Freudian Excuse: Natalie was raped as nine year old by her stepfather but no one believed her. Years later, while living in Cuba, she was raped by an American Tourist; that did not do good things to her psyche.
  • Love Makes You Evil: Nick

Tuareg Brothers Amajagh, Ben, and Cadi

  • Freudian Trio: Amajagh is the Id, Ben is the Ego, and Cadi is the Super Ego.

Neith Ghannam

Paul Mossier

Abu Hakim Al Badi & Marion Codwell

Yukio Aito

Curtis Miller

  • From Camouflage to Criminal: After he got discharged from the South African military in the 1990s, he began to target anyone involved in Pretorius, OSS' former black ops unit.
  • Wolverine Claws: Uses them to torture and stage his victims post-mortem.
  • Would Hit a Girl: Would be willing to hurt females if it needs to be done.


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