Michael Westen, a seasoned U.S. spy, is suddenly "burned", i.e. discredited, without any form of procedure. He survives by doing impossible jobs for desperate people in Miami, where his mother lives. Michael is usually aided by his ex-girlfriend Fiona and trusted former FBI informer Sam.
Spies don't get fired, they get burned.
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Did You Know?
Sam Axe undercover name Chuck Finley is the name of a real person. Chuck Finley was a major league pitcher that played for the California Angels, Cleveland Indians, and St. Louis Cardinals. See more
During the opening montage, we see Michael boarding a tricycle-gear aircraft, but the aircraft seen flying out is a DC-3, a tail-dragger. See more
You say tomato, I say pimp.
Referenced in Séries express: Episode #1.9