The Enemy Within (2019) s01e03 Episode Script

The Ambassador's Wife

1 [INDISTINCT RADIO CHATTER] [SUSPENSEFUL MUSIC] Mayday, Mayday, Mayday.
- Let's go.
- [ENGINE ROARS] Yes, I do.
What's the problem with your engine? It seized.
It won't start.
- Any weapons on this boat? - No.
- Mind if we take a look? - Of course.
Richards, with me.
[TENSE MUSIC] - Have registration? - Yes, in here.
Here you go.
[ENGINE CLICKING] - Was your engine overheating? - Yes, all morning.
The cooling pumps have been no good for weeks.
What's this? [GUNSHOT] [INDISTINCT SHOUTING] [GRUNTING] [DOOR BUZZES] [MAMA KIN SPENDER'S "DEEP BELOW"] I'm thirsty And not for water I'm hungry Is this about Nemec's death? No.
Not for slaughter Internal investigation came back as suicide.
No signs of foul play.
[ELEVATOR DINGS] I thought I could flow Oh But I didn't do either Didn't do either But call for the lifeboat I'm breathing I'm breathing Underwater Ooh-ooh I'm breathing I'm breathing Where did it happen? Where did what happen? The coordinated attacks on the DEA patrol boats you're investigating.
That's why I'm here, isn't it? Don't look at me.
I didn't say a thing.
13 agents have been killed within the last week, four just yesterday, all in the waters off of Cartagena, Colombia.
We think the Morales cartel was responsible retaliation against the DEA for a series of recent drug busts.
And we don't know how they were able to intercept multiple DEA boats while on patrol.
They had to know where the agents were located.
Yeah.
They had interdiction routes.
That's exactly what we were thinking.
The Morales cartel was given classified drug interdiction routes from a high-level government official.
If we're right about that, dozens, possibly hundreds of U.
S.
agents' lives are at risk.
You still haven't told me how this is connected to Tal.
We never said it was.
I wouldn't be here if it wasn't.
A couple years ago, we discovered that Tal was financing his attacks by selling stolen U.
S.
intelligence.
Now, we saw it first with the Russians and the Chinese, and then with criminal organizations like the Morales.
Now, if there was a high-level U.
S.
official working for Tal, we're gonna find them.
And you're gonna help us.
So, here's where we are.
[SOFT DRAMATIC MUSIC] Tomorrow at noon, the DEA is holding its monthly briefing in their efforts to stop the South American drug trade.
This meeting is where all the classified interdiction routes are disseminated.
These 20 officials they're the only people who have access to this intelligence, which means that Tal has an operative on the inside.
More than likely, it's one of them.
Kate's pulling the dossiers of all the attendees right now.
Dennis Gordon, U.
S.
Ambassador to Colombia.
What about him? Five years ago, I was running operations at the CIA when there was a bombing at the American embassy in Nicaragua.
It was a huge loss for the agency.
And in response, security was increased in all Latin American embassies, all except Colombia.
Why? Dennis Gordon deemed it unnecessary.
Colombia is one of the most volatile countries in the region.
What made Gordon feels so safe? He didn't see the Morales cartel as a threat because he was working with them.
Kate, where was Gordon posted before? Caracas, 2008.
Panama City, 2011.
Venezuela, Panama, Colombia.
Daniel, what countries are the Morales based out of? Venezuela, Panama, Colombia.
That's him.
That's our target.
Take one more step, and I'll slash his throat.
Calm down, ma'am.
Whatever happened, we can fix it.
Put down that knife.
Stay back! I'm not playing! [SHOUTS, GRUNTS] Boom.
You're dead.
What did I tell you, Agent Brown? "Never engage a hostage taker in" - "Close quarters combat.
" - Keep this up, and you'll never graduate from this academy.
Listen, people, you're young, which means you're stupid.
You act before you think.
Stop that.
The academy's not interested in stupid people.
Hey, put your pad down.
Listen, listen.
If you want to be here, start using your head.
- Right, Agent Brown? - Yes, ma'am.
[SIGHS] Thanks, Mitch.
All right, everyone.
Class dismissed.
[AGENTS CHANTING] That was impressive, Agent Pettigrew.
Still hiding out in the academy, though.
Ah, back for a refresher course, Bragg? [LAUGHS] Nah, I'm good.
You sure? I could pull out the grappling mat, show you a few moves.
The last time we did that, you almost broke my thumb, so no thanks.
So, I'm guessing Keaton sent you.
[LAUGHS SOFTLY] Wasn't my idea.
So, what's up? We're running an investigation into a State Department official who's been selling DEA intel to the Morales cartel.
He's in D.
C.
now and could be trying to pass the intel while he's here, so we need eyes on him in case he does.
Sounds like round the clock surveillance.
Good thing you came to the expert.
[CHUCKLES] I love that modesty, Jackie.
So, what do you think? You in, or what? Mm, who's the target? His name is Dennis Gordon, U.
S.
Ambassador of Colombia.
Caterer is coming at 3:00 to start setting up.
Did you get the chef from Noches? Yes, and she said she'll make the arepas.
[LAUGHS] Fantastic.
[SHUTTER CLICKING] [WHISTLE BLOWS] [INDISTINCT CHATTER] - Hey.
- Where you playing today? Left mid.
They moved you to the left side? How do you like it? - It's all right.
- Well, good luck out there.
Play hard.
Be aggressive.
- [LAUGHS] - Okay, Dad.
Let's go, Andrew! Honey, I'm gonna make a call real quick.
No, honey, the game's about to start.
Two minutes.
[WHISTLE BLOWS] You got it, Andrew! That's his son's phone.
Mateo? Listen, I have what you need.
I'm in D.
C.
till tomorrow night.
Great.
See you then.
Did he just set the meet using his kid's phone? Someone taps Gordon's phone, they get nothing.
Right.
All right, let's pull back.
I'm gonna call Keaton right now.
[ENGINE TURNS OVER] [SOFT DRAMATIC MUSIC] [DOOR BUZZES] Shepherd, time to go.
Is there a problem? We had an agreement.
I help you with Tal, and you let me see my daughter.
That's what we agreed on.
I agreed to protect your daughter, and your daughter is being protected.
Gordon just arranged a meet to pass DEA intel.
We have to move now.
No.
I want you to call her.
I'm not gonna be leveraged by you.
If you don't wanna help, that's fine, but I'm sending you back to ADMAX tonight.
Don't make threats you can't keep, Keaton.
Try me.
Okay, that's it.
[LOCK CLICKS] What do you remember about Laine? [TENSE MUSIC] You have no right to ask me about that.
When you're alone at night, and there aren't any distractions left, what do you remember? Because I remember Calusa Beach.
Have you ever been there? It's near the Florida Keys.
Hannah was six, and we spent a week there, and we would wake up early and make pancakes and go down to the beach and play in the waves all morning.
[SWING CREAKS] But it was spring, so her lips would turn blue and I'd wrap her in this giant towel and we would sit on this old porch swing overlooking the water and I'd rock her in my arms back and forth like she was a baby.
[MELANCHOLIC MUSIC] I was alone in a cell for three years.
And I would close my eyes, and I would live in that moment with her, knowing that I'd never see her again.
And then she came here.
And I saw her grown-up face, and I heard her voice.
And I broke her heart.
I hurt her so badly.
I'm asking you to help me make that right.
I'm asking you to make a phone call.
I'll call her.
Mm.
[SIRENS WAILING] There's a fundraising dinner at his house tonight lots of guests, lots of opportunities to pass on the DEA intelligence.
What makes you think Gordon will wait until tonight? He's at a public forum on Capitol Hill all day, plus Bragg and Pettigrew are covering just in case.
So, we have a crowded party at a private residence.
- Surveillance is gonna be tough.
- We agree, which is why we wanna put a tracking device on Gordon's DEA folio to follow the intel, and not the man.
Well, for that to work, we need someone who knows where he's keeping his intelligence, someone who can plant that tracker without getting caught.
What about Gordon's wife? Use her to plant the tracking device.
- No.
- Why not? Well, she's a civilian.
Who's been married to a diplomat for 20 years.
If anyone's used to performing under pressure, it's her.
She's your best bet.
Until she tells her husband we reached out to her.
She might not, especially when she sees the evidence stacked against him.
I did a deep dive into Gordon's finances, and it turns out he has been receiving transfers for years from an untraceable account at a Cayman Islands bank, which is the same bank that the Morales cartel uses to pay their associates.
You're not seriously considering this? - It's wrong.
- Not if it works.
No, it's wrong, no matter the outcome.
And it's irresponsible.
We're asking this woman to carry out a clandestine operation with almost no prep time.
And who's gonna guarantee her safety? You? If the Morales cartel ever find out what she's done, they'll come after her and they won't stop until they kill her.
We don't just gamble with people's lives.
We got 26 hours before Gordon leaves town.
We have to act now.
Don't do this, Will.
[SOFT DRAMATIC MUSIC] Bring her in.
Let me question Gordon's wife.
- Daniel will do it - He's not committed.
He won't be able to turn her.
I promise you that.
- But you will? - Yes.
How? I'm a mother.
[GENTLE MUSIC] [DOOR CLICKS] Did you call Hannah? It went to voicemail.
Then call her again.
Just focus on Ms.
Gordon.
[DOOR CLICKS] The agent who brought me in told me what you think my husband did, and you're wrong about him.
I'm not here to talk to you about your husband.
I'm here to talk to you about your son.
I'm sorry.
Can we please leave my son out of this? I'm sorry.
It's far too late for that.
What is this? There are Andrew's cell phone records.
Do you recognize this number that was called at 2:00 p.
m.
? No.
What about this number from last month? - No.
- And this one? - What is this? - Or this one? Why are you asking me this? All of these numbers belong to a high-level associate of the Morales cartel.
[SCOFFS] Well, then that's a mistake.
Andrew wouldn't have anything to do with a cartel.
No, but your husband does.
He's been selling classified information into a drug cartel and he's been using your son's cell phone to do so.
I don't believe that.
We have your husband's bank records.
He's been receiving money from Morales for years.
No.
No.
He wouldn't do that.
[SOFTLY] Stop lying, Elizabeth.
[SOFT DRAMATIC MUSIC] Stop lying to yourself.
You know what your husband is.
You've always known.
That's why he lives in Bogotá, and you live in D.
C.
with your son.
You tell me when I'm wrong.
Elizabeth, soon, everyone will know what your husband has done, and when Andrew finds out, he is going to come to you.
He's gonna ask you what you knew, and what you did to stop it.
Do you want him to be ashamed of you? Do you want him to be disappointed in you? Do you want him to be too embarrassed to call you his mother because believe me, nothing hurts worse in the world.
- Do you love your son? - Yes.
Would you protect him if you were in danger? Of course.
I I don't believe you.
Any woman would say that they would protect their son, but what if I were to tell you that protecting Andrew would mean that you would be an outcast, that you would lose the love and the respect of your family, that every day of your life would be worse than death? If you knew everything that you would have to go through, would you make the same decision, because, Elizabeth, if you're not willing to go through that and worse, then you aren't willing to protect your son I love my son more than anything.
Then let's prove it.
What do you want me to do? Something's wrong with me.
I've tried everything to get some sleep, but nothing works.
I just lay in bed at night, playing out the bombing in my mind over and over again.
I feel like I forgot something, you know, some piece of information that could help catch Tal.
What do you think? Am I crazy? No, no.
I don't think you're crazy.
What you're going through is very common for survivors of traumatic events.
Have you talked to anyone about it? The CIA has a specialist I've been seeing.
That's good.
That's good.
You have to take care of yourself.
Yeah.
I just wish I could go back to work.
If I had something to focus on, maybe I wouldn't feel like this.
- I could work for you.
- [CHUCKLES] I know a lot about Tal's finances, and the CIA loans out analysts for doing task forces all the time.
Take some time off.
Sometimes, we don't know we need it until it's too late.
Okay.
I have a confession to make.
[SOFT DRAMATIC MUSIC] I have another reason why I wanted to talk to you today.
Tomorrow, there's a memorial ceremony at Langley.
Some of my friends from the bombing are being honored.
I was hoping you'd come with me.
I know it's a lot to ask, but you're the only one who understands what I'm going through.
Let me think about it.
Of course.
Thank you.
[MOTORCYCLE ROARS] [INDISTINCT CHATTER] Everyone's in agreement 100%.
[SOFT SUSPENSEFUL MUSIC] Yeah [INAUDIBLE] Heads up.
Gordon's on the move.
He's leaving Capitol Hill now, heading home to the fundraiser.
No attempts to pass the intel so far.
All right, good.
Stay close.
Stay on him.
Yeah, all right.
Let's go.
- Do you see this? - Mm-hmm.
This is a micro HD camera, and it fits right here inside this pendant.
Wow.
And when you wear it, we'll be able to see everything that you see.
Okay.
This is what you're looking for.
This is a DEA security pouch.
Yeah, I've seen Dennis with these before.
Great.
So, this is the master key to unlock it.
And inside, there is a folio with classified drug interdiction routes.
You'll place the tracking device on this inside flap here.
Mm-hmm.
And that is it.
It is that easy.
I know how to use a key, Agent Ryan, What I don't know how to do is look my husband in the eye and pretend I still love him.
Do you know what makes someone a bad liar? What? Fear, the fear of being caught, the fear of being punished.
So, if you wanna convince someone of something that's untrue, then you can't let the fear overwhelm you.
You have to shake hands with it.
You have to embrace it.
Tonight, when you see your husband, you're gonna be terrified.
[LAUGHS SOFTLY] Yeah.
Every bone in your body is gonna scream at you to run.
And when that happens this is the hard part [LAUGHS] Don't.
Just accept it.
Let it wash over you for about five seconds.
Count your way through it.
It's not gonna go away, but you have the choice to utilize it.
You could harness it and turn it into your own power, so that you can do what you need to do.
Elizabeth, look at me.
You are not gonna be alone tonight.
I am gonna be in contact with you every step of the way.
You hear me? You have my word.
Okay.
Okay, I'm ready.
What the hell do you think you're doing? Exactly what you asked me to do.
No, I asked you to go in there and calm her down, not insert yourself into the operation.
So, what you're gonna do is you're gonna go back in there and you're gonna tell her that you're not a part of this.
I absolutely will not.
- Okay, then I will.
- Then you'll fail.
You'll tell her that, and this operation will fail.
I promise you.
I've run hundreds of assets in my career.
I've convinced patriots to commit treason.
I know what it takes to motivate someone, and for that woman out there, what she needs is me.
You're not a part of this team.
Oh, I'm absolutely aware of that.
Have you called Hannah? [SOMBER MUSIC] - Have you called her? - Yes, I have called her.
She didn't answer.
I gave you Gordon.
I've gotten you closer to Tal in two days than you've been in months.
Why would you lie about calling her? Yes, I did call her.
And yes, I did speak with her.
She doesn't wanna see you.
[EXHALES SOFTLY] [INDISTINCT CHATTER] [MELLOW LATIN MUSIC] All right, we just pulled up to Gordon's house now in a cover position with a clear line of sight.
Copy that.
Surveillance vehicle's in position a block away.
All right, camera feed's up.
[LAUGHS] It's a great school, but you wouldn't believe the tuition.
- What? - $30,000.
I mean, it's getting ridiculous.
Oh, I know.
It's obscene.
[LAUGHS] Oh, my God.
Oh, oh, hi, Gayle.
I'll be right back.
- Sure, yeah.
- Yeah, okay[LAUGHS] Elizabeth, my team is on location outside your house.
Can you hear me? - Yes.
- All right, good, good.
Now, if you ever need any help at any time, just use the signal we talked about.
Okay.
Is your husband anywhere in sight? Um no.
No, I don't see him.
See who? [LAUGHS] No one.
I was just talking to myself.
Honey, what are you doing downstairs? I got hungry and wanted to get some pizza.
Andrew, we have a chef here.
Yeah, but all this food is gross, - and I don't eat any of it.
- Okay.
You're supposed to be studying, buddy.
What'cha doing down here? Where's your credit card, Mom? It's it's in my purse in the kitchen.
- Andrew? - Hm? I love you.
Okay.
I'm gonna go now.
Great party, honey.
And you look incredible.
Oh, thank you.
- Everything okay? - Yeah, fine.
You sure? You seem off.
No, I'm all good, really.
It's just that[LAUGHS] Just party stress.
You've done it a million times.
Don't worry.
Excuse me, honey.
I'm gonna go talk to Secretary Abbott.
Secretary Abbott, so glad you could come.
Do you still see your husband? Yes, he's talking to the commerce secretary.
I'm gonna do it now.
- [RADIO STATIC] - What just happened? Uh, Daniel? Keaton, are you there? Hello? Keaton? Daniel, you guys copy us? [TENSE MUSIC] Elizabeth, do you hear me? Audio and video feeds are dead.
- [LINE RINGING] - [SIGHS] - [PHONE BUZZING] - Hey.
Yeah? You guys dark? Yeah, everything just cut out.
[ENGINE WHIRRING] [SIGHS] Congressional vehicle.
It's carrying a GSM blocker.
Need to shut that down right now.
Agent Keaton? Are you still there? Hello? Hello? Does this thing have its own independent power? Yeah.
It runs off the vehicle.
Hold up.
Where you going? If Gordon finds out the FBI's here, it could jeopardize the whole operation.
I got it.
[INDISTINCT RADIO CHATTER] Shoots it ahead to Brewer, flicks it behind Boston's net.
122 to go here in the second period.
One, nothing, New York [INAUDIBLE] [ENGINE AND RADIO SHUT OFF] [INDISTINCT PARTY CHATTER] Hey, Keaton, you guys should be back up.
- Try it again.
- [KEYBOARD CLACKING] [INDISTINCT PARTY CHATTER] Video-audio feeds are back up.
- All right, good.
- Hello? Elizabeth.
Elizabeth, can you hear me? [SIGHS] What happened to you? Sorry, we just lost signal for a minute, but we're good now.
What do you mean, you lost the signal? I'm you know, I'm not I'm not sure I'm ready to do this.
I [INHALES] Where's Erica? I need to speak to her.
All right, Kate.
Put her on.
Elizabeth, it's me.
I'm here.
This this is just it's all happening too fast, everything, and I think we should wait.
We should do it some other time.
There isn't another time.
It has to happen tonight.
And and then what? And what what happens to me? What happens to Andrew? He loves his father so much.
I mean, what's he gonna do without him? Oh, he'll he'll never forgive me.
You're right.
He may be angry.
He may even hate you, but you're doing this for him because you love him.
It may take some time, but one day, Andrew will understand why you did this, and he will love you for it.
[EXHALES] I know you're scared, but please remember what we talked about.
I need you to close your eyes and count to five.
[SIGHS] [SHAKILY] One, two, three, four, five.
Are you okay? Yeah.
- Now go.
- Yeah.
Hi.
I found it.
[SOFTLY] Come on.
It's not just whiskey.
It's a 21-year-old single malt.
It's like drinking a smoky ice cream sundae.
You'll be astounded.
I'm more of a bourbon guy, actually.
You're kidding me.
I'm gonna make you a convert.
I'm getting it right now.
- Stay here.
- [CHUCKLES] Jim? How's everything? We've gotta get on a golf course soon.
Listen, I wanna catch up.
I'll find you later, okay? [BOTH CHUCKLE] Oh, you scared me.
Hiding out in here, Liz? Oh, well, someone was using the hallway bath, so I thought I'd use this one.
[TENSE MUSIC] Honey, are you okay? You don't look well.
[LAUGHS] No, I'm fine.
What did you what did you come in here for? I'm getting my 21 for Michael.
Where is it? Oh.
- [BOTTLE CLINKS] - Great.
Well, we should probably get back to the party.
Just a second.
Honey, we have guests.
Stay right there.
Stay calm.
Stay calm.
Were you going through this? No.
This is classified intelligence, Elizabeth.
You're not supposed to touch this.
This is a tracking device.
Did you put this here? Dennis, I'm I'm not feeling very well.
That's our signal.
We gotta move.
Let's go.
Let's go.
Do you know what'll happen if they find out you've done this? Do you know what they'll do to me? Who, Dennis? Who? The State Department? Or the cartel you're selling secrets to? [SCOFFS] What are you talking about? I know what's going on, Dennis.
The FBI told me everything.
You're using our son? You spoke to the FBI? What did you tell them? You stay back.
I mean it.
- Stay away from me.
- Put the gun down.
- No.
No.
- Put it down.
You're gonna hurt someone, Elizabeth.
Stay away from me.
- Put the gun down! - No! FBI, everybody, get down.
Everybody, get down.
Get down! Everybody, get down! - I mean it! - You're gonna shoot me? Elizabeth! Put the gun down.
- No! - Elizabeth, listen to me.
I need you to put the gun down.
We got it.
You don't have to do this.
Just just put it down.
Mom, Mom.
What are you doing? - Andrew, go back upstairs.
- Give me the damn gun! - [GUNSHOT] - [GROANS] Dad! Dad! Dennis! Oh, my God! Bragg! Call an ambulance now! Yeah, this is Agent Jason Bragg.
I need an ambulance at 1239 River Street immediately.
Daniel.
Elizabeth's still giving her statement.
And the son? He's with the grandparents.
What's happened to Gordon? He didn't make it.
Look, I know you had objections to this whole operation, but it was a win.
Gordon financed Tal's attacks for years.
Techs are going through his hard drives right now as we speak.
At what cost, Will? Look what just happened to that family.
Do we really have to put them in that position? We made the best decision we could given our circumstances.
You sure about that? Did we really have to use Elizabeth? I didn't hear any better options.
Because the only person you were listening to was Shepherd.
Two weeks ago, before she walked in this office, would you have made the same decision you made today? Two weeks ago, we weren't as close to Tal as we are today.
That's how they do things at the CIA.
It's not how we do things here.
We're better than that.
I'm so sorry for your loss.
I truly am.
Just know that what you did, you did in self-defense.
Four FBI agents including myself have gone on record saying as much.
[SOFT DRAMATIC MUSIC] I'm sorry.
I shouldn't have put you in that position.
I think some part of me always knew who he really was, but I just didn't want to admit it.
I think I was too scared [INHALES] - I put my son in this position - No, don't do that.
You're not being fair to yourself.
Andrew and I have each other.
Everything else, we'll just figure out.
[SOFT INDISTINCT CHATTER] [GENTLE SOMBER MUSIC] [SIGHS] - Hey, how you doing? - Hi, good to see you.
Excuse me for a second.
Hey.
Hi.
- I didn't think you were coming.
- How you feeling? - Better now.
- Good, good.
It still doesn't feel real that they're gone.
I know.
Am I going to be okay? Of course.
How? How did you get through it? I worked, worked a lot.
Yeah, that's what I need too.
Will, please.
I wanna help you find Tal.
Where we started from Why don't you come by the office tomorrow? I'm sure we can find something for you.
Thank you.
Good day, everyone.
Where we started from If you wanna understand the heart and soul of the CIA, take a look.
Today, we add two more stars to this hallowed wall, and two more names to our Book of Honor.
Today, we honor heroes who gave their lives for a higher cause.
We mourn their loss.
We make a solemn promise to continue the fight they began for freedom for all.
We must persevere.
We must be vigilant.
Out in the morn We shall succeed.
When the sun breaks free from the age of night When the eastern sky, it combs the night Cuts just like a knife Burns right through your eyes Oh Where we started from - [LINE RINGING] - Five minutes.
Oh Where we started from Hi, this is Hannah.
Leave me a message.
[TONE BEEPS] Hannah, hi.
It's your mom.
Of all the things you I understand that you're angry and that you want answers.
And you deserve them.
But I'm sorry I can't give them to you.
I'm sorry for so many things.
But I want you to know that I think of you, and I have thought of you every single second of every day.
And it's the hope of seeing you again that keeps me going, so if there's a chance that you would want to see me again, then there's nothing in the world that I would want more.
But, Hannah, if seeing me again would hurt you for any reason, then just forget that I asked.
If what you want is to never see me again, then I'll accept that, and I won't be angry, because despite what you think, the only thing I have ever wanted for you is to be happy.
So Whatever you decide, I won't love you an ounce less.
I couldn't if I tried.
Where we started from I love you, sweet girl.
I love you with my whole heart.
Where we started from Yeah Hannah, hi.
It's your mom.