Season 1, Episode 1: Pilot Original Air Date—28 June 2007 Michael Weston, a contract agent for various agencies including the CIA, finds that a burn notice has been issued for him. Stranded in Miami, he takes the case of a caretaker accused of stealing millions from his boss.
Season 1, Episode 2: Identity Original Air Date—6 July 2007 Weston is roped into helping his mother's friend get back money she lost in a scam, but Fi and Sam may ruin everything with their bumbling and bickering.
Season 1, Episode 3: Fight or Flight Original Air Date—12 July 2007 Michael's landlord, Oleg, is having a problem with one of his waitresses. She hasn't come into work because she witnessed a crime committed by a man who just happens to be a member of a local drug cartel. Michael is (mostly) happy to look into it, as he also continues his investigation into who stuck him with his burn notice.
Season 1, Episode 4: Old Friends Original Air Date—19 July 2007 Michael's brother is back in town, and he involves him in the search for a friend's daughter for less than pure motives. Elsewhere, an agent with a grudge comes after Michael.
Season 1, Episode 5: Family Business Original Air Date—26 July 2007 Michael takes on arms dealers for an airport worker, while Nate obsesses about the car and their dad's will.
Season 1, Episode 6: Unpaid Debts Original Air Date—2 August 2007 Michael helps out an old SEAL buddy of Sam's who has gotten himself on the wrong side of a smuggler while trying to repossess his boat, and a new agent hits town set on making Michael's life miserable since he won't give up on finding his burn notice.
Season 1, Episode 7: Broken Rules Original Air Date—9 August 2007 Michael works to rid a community in little Havana of a crime boss, all the while baiting Jason Bly at the risk of his family and friends.
Season 1, Episode 8: Wanted Man Original Air Date—16 August 2007 Fiona decides to try bounty-hunting, but then convinces Michael to help prove the man innocent.
Season 1, Episode 9: Hard Bargain Original Air Date—23 August 2007 A slightly dim house sitter's fiancée has been kidnapped, and Sam guilts Michael into a rescue while he's negotiating with a D.C. bureaucrat to stop the burn notice.
Season 1, Episode 10: False Flag Original Air Date—13 September 2007 Michael makes plans to leave Miami, but has to do one last job - locate a woman's missing son - so he can get a new identity.
Season 1, Episode 11: Loose Ends, Part 1 Original Air Date—20 September 2007 Phillip Cowan has arrived in Miami, but Michael has to put him off when a job involving heroin and blackmail goes south.
Season 1, Episode 12: Loose Ends, Part 2 Original Air Date—20 September 2007 With Cowan's bosses now tracking him, Michael must protect his family and rescue Sam all before his own capture if he doesn't move fast enough. Season 2
Season 2, Episode 1: Breaking and Entering Original Air Date—10 July 2008 Stepping out of the back of the eighteen-wheeler he was riding in, Michael Westen is greeted with an exploding plane, dead bodies, and one hog-tied, live "client", Jimmy. The phone rings, and a female voice, calling herself "Carla", lets Michael know that if he gets this man back to Miami, and help him play ball, she will finally let him know who burned him. After agreeing to help his new client, Jimmy, steal data from the fortress at Security Associates, and get the man's family back, who are now being held hostage, Michael enlists the help of his friends Fiona and Sam.
Season 2, Episode 2: Turn and Burn Original Air Date—17 July 2008 While Michael's new handler asks him to locate a Tunisian counterfeiter, Sam asks him to help a woman who says she is being stalked by a drug dealer, and his mother asks him to join her in seeing a therapist.
Season 2, Episode 3: Trust Me Original Air Date—24 July 2008 Michael tries to help a man who lost the money he owes to loan sharks to a conman, and blackmails a Pakistani spy in order to get information about his new operative. Meanwhile, Michael's mother asks Fi about their breakup.
Season 2, Episode 4: Comrades Original Air Date—31 July 2008 Michael's brother shows up to ask him to help a Russian woman whose sister is being held by Russian mobsters, and Sam tries to work a local agriculture source to find out more information about Michael's handler.
Season 2, Episode 5: Scatter Point Original Air Date—7 August 2008 Michael poses as a safe cracker to help out a reformed ex-con who is unwittingly part of a heist, and tries to sneak into the heavily-guarded office of his handler. Meanwhile, Sam gets an unexpected proposition from his girlfriend.
Season 2, Episode 6: Bad Blood Original Air Date—14 August 2008 Michael meets his new "wrangler"/"rodeo clown". Also Michael's childhood friend Ricky needs help proving his innocence to his boss, Valantine.
Season 2, Episode 7: Rough Seas Original Air Date—21 August 2008 An early client of Michael's returns with a new job for him which will disrupt Fi's social life, and spark Madeline's, and the search for the buyer of the sniper rifle turns dangerous.
Season 2, Episode 8: Double Booked Original Air Date—11 September 2008 Michael tries to foil a hit that he was hired for by an old spy colleague he thought was dead, which becomes more complicated when he discovers that there is more than on contract out on the target.
Season 2, Episode 9: Good Soldier Original Air Date—18 September 2008 Michael and Sam are busy running counter-surveillance on Carla and the sniper. However, the job is interrupted when Fiona's new boyfriend asks Michael to help a friend involved in a kidnapping conspiracy plot.
Season 2, Episode 10: Do No Harm Original Air Date—22 January 2009 Michael has questions for Carla, and he wants to know who tried to blow him up. But first he goes after a group of medical scam artists who stole the life savings from a man trying to take care of his sick child.
Season 2, Episode 11: Hot Spot Original Air Date—29 January 2009 While Fi tries to help Michael by getting the identity of the man who may have tried to blow him up, Michael tries to help a football player who is in trouble with a gang of car thieves.
Season 2, Episode 12: Seek and Destroy Original Air Date—5 February 2009 Michael turns to a familiar arms dealer for help in tracking down the bomber, and decides to help out a woman track down her dead artist father's stolen painting.
Season 2, Episode 13: Bad Breaks Original Air Date—12 February 2009 Michael and former handler Jason Bly are trapped together in a bank robbery. The pair must work together in order to get out alive
Season 2, Episode 14: Truth and Reconciliation Original Air Date—19 February 2009 Michael helps a Haitian man who is trying to prove that a man currently living in Miami is actually a fugitive who killed his daughter in a Haitian prison.
Season 2, Episode 15: Sins of Omission Original Air Date—26 February 2009 Michael's ex-fiancée asks for help after a black market dealer kidnaps her son to force her to steal a tracking chip for him.
Season 2, Episode 16: Lesser Evil Original Air Date—5 March 2009 Michael captures the rogue agent responsible for trying to bomb him, but he decides to form an alliance with him and together go after Carla and her boss. But that decision also puts Michael's mother in jeopardy. Season 3
Season 3, Episode 1: Friends and Family Original Air Date—4 June 2009 An old colleague frees Michael from prison and asks for his help in capturing a man who is stealing land from Venezuelan farmers, but is that his real mission?
Season 3, Episode 2: Question and Answer Original Air Date—11 June 2009 It's Michael's birthday, but he and Sam are busy performing a dangerous "reverse interrogation" to find the location of a kidnapped boy.
Season 3, Episode 3: End Run Original Air Date—18 June 2009 Arms dealer Brennen returns and threatens to kill Michael's brother Nate if he does not cooperate and perform a mission for him.
Season 3, Episode 4: Fearless Leader Original Air Date—25 June 2009 Michael, Fi and Sam pose as an underboss' crew to bring down a criminal and hopefully get Detective Paxson off Michael's case. Meanwhile, Sam is audited by a humorless, no-nonsense IRS agent.
Season 3, Episode 5: Signals and Codes Original Air Date—9 July 2009 Michael's quest to get a new CIA connection is interrupted when a mentally disturbed man comes to him with credible evidence that someone is sending encrypted messages that reveal the names of operatives.
Season 3, Episode 6: The Hunter Original Air Date—16 July 2009 Michael is outnumbered and on the run in The Everglades from an old Ukranian nemesis, and his only ally is an angry gunrunner whom Michael inadvertently got roped into the situation.
Season 3, Episode 7: Shot in the Dark Original Air Date—23 July 2009 As Michael tries to gather intelligence on the "agent to the spies" who is offering him work, he comes to the aid of a teenage boy with a violent and abusive stepfather who is trying to take custody away from his mother.
Season 3, Episode 8: Friends Like These Original Air Date—30 July 2009 While Michael takes a job from Strickler despite Fi's reservations, Barry the money launderer cashes in his favors and asks Michael to help retrieve the ledger with his clients' information which was stolen from him.
Season 3, Episode 9: Long Way Back Original Air Date—6 August 2009 Michael is about to get his name cleared at the agency, but Fi is leaving him to return to Ireland. However, their plans are interrupted Fi's brother arrives with news that an enemy is in Miami with plans to kill Fi.
Season 3, Episode 10: A Dark Road Original Air Date—21 January 2010 Michael's quest to find out who killed Diego is interrupted as he helps a widow take on a network of insurance scammers. However, the job could be jeopardized when Madeline befriends an "asset" during the mission.
Season 3, Episode 11: Friendly Fire Original Air Date—28 January 2010 Michael helps track down a child predator for one of Sam's old friends, and winds up igniting a war between two rival gang leaders. Meanwhile, Michael also makes contact with Diego's killer, who has in interest in his services.
Season 3, Episode 12: Noble Causes Original Air Date—4 February 2010 An old drug-dealing acquaintance asks Michael to help his mentally-challenged cousin, who is unknowingly involved in a heist. Meanwhile, Gilroy gives Michael a mission, but he is forced to work with a dangerous partner.
Season 3, Episode 13: Enemies Closer Original Air Date—11 February 2010 Michael's old spy partner Larry is back, and gets Michael in trouble with a cartel. Meanwhile, Michael needs Sam's help for Gilroy's latest black op assignment, and Nate is back in town with a wife and a proposition for Madeline. Next US airings: Wed. Aug. 3 8:00 PM MyNetwork Wed. Aug. 3 9:00 PM MyNetwork
Season 3, Episode 14: Partners in Crime Original Air Date—18 February 2010 A socialite fashion designer who hired Sam and Michael to find out who's stealing from her turns up dead during the operation. Meanwhile, Michael needs Fi's help to find out more information about the flight that Gilroy's interested in.
Season 3, Episode 15: Good Intentions Original Air Date—25 February 2010 Michael's job for Gilroy approaches its conclusion, but he is temporarily sidetracked as he is forced to come to the rescue of Fi, who may be in over her head after she takes a job for a violent kidnapper. Next US airings: Wed. Aug. 10 8:00 PM MyNetwork
Season 3, Episode 16: Devil You Know Original Air Date—4 March 2010 After Gilroy's plan goes horribly wrong, the FBI is on the lookout for Michael, and they try to use Madeline to get to him. Meanwhile, the man Michael and Gilroy helped to escape turns to Michael to arrange a "meeting" with management. Next US airings: Wed. Aug. 10 9:00 PM MyNetwork Season 4
Season 4, Episode 1: Friends and Enemies Original Air Date—3 June 2010 While Michael contemplates working with a man who is trying to uncover the identity of the arms dealers who were responsible for Simon's escape, the old gang helps a lawyer who has been green-lighted for death by a biker gang.
Season 4, Episode 2: Fast Friends Original Air Date—10 June 2010 A burned spy turns to Michael to help protect him from an enemy who has found him and wants him dead, not knowing that Michael is the person who burned him.
Season 4, Episode 3: Made Man Original Air Date—17 June 2010 Jesse convinces Michael, Sam and Fi to help a warehouse security guard being harassed by mobsters. But when Michael's cover is compromised, Sam is forced to take over and run point in the operation.
Season 4, Episode 4: Breach of Faith Original Air Date—24 June 2010 While Jesse and Fi try to gather information on a dead gunrunner, Michael and Sam are caught in the middle of a hostage situation while trying to help a man who lost his charity's money to a con artist.
Season 4, Episode 5: Neighborhood Watch Original Air Date—1 July 2010 While Kendra the assassin tries to set up a meeting with Michael to get a stolen computer disk, the gang tries to help a clinic doctor who is being harassed by neighborhood drug dealers.
Season 4, Episode 6: Entry Point Original Air Date—15 July 2010 While Michael and Fi try to foil the heist of a priceless antique sword, Sam and Jesse try an interrogation trick to get information out of Kendra.
Season 4, Episode 7: Past & Future Tense Original Air Date—22 July 2010 Michael helps a former Cold War spy who has been targeted by Russian operatives, while Fi helps Jesse get a chance to speak with his old boss about who burned him.
Season 4, Episode 8: Where There's Smoke Original Air Date—29 July 2010 Michael and Jesse's plans to steal a safe deposit box are interrupted when Fi and a businessman's wife are kidnapped while Fi and Sam prepare to work security for a party.
Season 4, Episode 9: Center of the Storm Original Air Date—5 August 2010 In the aftermath of a hurricane, Michael poses as a hitman as part of his plan to protect a federal witness, and is forced to turn to Vaughn so that he can speak to Simon about his coded Bible.
Season 4, Episode 10: Hard Time Original Air Date—12 August 2010 After Vaughn sets up a meeting with Simon for Michael about his Bible, Michael gets himself placed in a prison to help one of Sam's friends who has been targeted for death by a gang leader.
Season 4, Episode 11: Blind Spot Original Air Date—19 August 2010 As Sam and Jesse reach out to the CEO who wants Simon's encoded Bible, Sam continues to mislead Jesse about who burned him. Meanwhile, Sam and Fi try to out-con a conman who is stealing money from unsuspecting widows.
Season 4, Episode 12: Guilty as Charged Original Air Date—26 August 2010 As Michael prepares for his meeting with John Barrett, he also agrees to help a sleazy defense attorney whose daughter has been kidnapped, while Fi and Madelyn try to convince Jesse not to kill Michael for burning him.
Season 4, Episode 13: Eyes Open Original Air Date—11 November 2010 As Michael tries to catch a mad bomber who was hired by one of Michael's former clients to kill a kidnapper, Jesse reluctantly helps Fi find the man who possesses the Bible that has information on who burned Michael.
Season 4, Episode 14: Hot Property Original Air Date—18 November 2010 A thief blackmails the gang into helping her get a chemical weapon back from the Venezuelans who stole it, and Jesse turns to Marv, his former handler, to help Michael get his hands on the Bible.
Season 4, Episode 15: Brotherly Love Original Air Date—2 December 2010 While Sam and Jesse travel to the Dominican Republic to get their hands on the list of people who burned Michael, Michael helps his brother Nate, who is back in Miami to find a stolen car.
Season 4, Episode 16: Dead or Alive Original Air Date—9 December 2010 While Michael recruits Marv to help turn the list in to the authorities, Sam plots revenge when he finds out that an old police buddy of his was killed under the orders of his dirty partner.
Season 4, Episode 17: Out of the Fire Original Air Date—16 December 2010 Brennen teams Michael up with Larry to track down and kill the people on the list.
Season 4, Episode 18: Last Stand Original Air Date—16 December 2010 Michael, Fi and Jesse are trapped in an abandoned hotel, held under siege by Vaughn's team of killers. Meanwhile, Sam and Madeline are forced to turn to congressman Cowley as their only hope to save them.