|Title||Serving the King (Part 1)|
|Airdate||December 4, 2006|
|Written by||Hunt Baldwin & John Coveney|
|Directed by||Arvin Brown|
|Next episode||Serving the King (Part 2)|
|Episode list||Season 2|
|“||Odd, isn't it? How our enemies never change. ...during most of my professional life, they, uh, shot you in the back of the head quoting Marx and Engels. And now they misuse The Koran. Same people, different books.||”|
— Andrew Schmidt
On leave as a result of the office shooting, Brenda does some work for a friend from her CIA days to identify a mole in the Agency, a mole with some connection to the recent murder of a Lebanese teenage boy.
- Malik Fara, pianist and student
Closing the CaseEdit
- No mention of the homage to John Le Carre's influence in the character of Elaine as a version of Connie, the alcoholic, brilliant and put out to pasture spy who is consulted by Smiley for her wisdom and institutional memory!