Showtime TV series - Season 2 -2006/2007
Season 2: Oded Fehr plays Faris Al-Farik, a
charismatic but deadly Arab who is trying to avenge his defeat in Los
Darwyn Al-Sayeed: Michael Ealy
Faris Al-Farik: Oded Fehr
Ilija Korjenic: Henry Lubatti
Mina: Thekla Reuten
Salim: Omid Abtahi
Benny Velasquez: Kevin Alejandro
Gayle Bishop: Melissa Sagemiller
Agent Russell: Jay R. Ferguson
Agent Serxner: Sonya Walger
Agent Diaz: Carlos Gomez
Glenn Beck Show transcript
Tales of terror and disaster: 'Sleeper Cell,' 'Tsunami'
... It's hard to imagine an acting challenge more difficult than the one
faced by Oded Fehr in "Sleeper Cell: American Terror."
In the second season of this solid Showtime series (8 p.m. Sunday), as in
the first, he plays Islamic terrorist Faris Al-Farik, a man who not only
plans heinous deeds but indeed looks forward to the resulting death tolls.
In Fehr's hands, as much as you despise the character's twisted goals, you
never lose sight of the beliefs that drive Al-Farik. The man's tenacity and
determination must be acknowledged, as well as his charismatic reserve.
The series would fall apart if Al-Farik were a cardboard cutout villain.
Who'd want to watch eight hours of this man's journey if he were just a
shallow action-movie bad guy? But thanks to Fehr's brave, layered
performance, it's impossible to ignore Al-Farik or the ideas that motivate
By Maureen Ryan (www.chicagotribune.com) December 8, 2006
Episode Guide - Season 2
#1. Al-Baqara: About to start a new
life with Gayle and Marcus, Darwyn finds himself sucked back into another
LA-based Sleeper Cell.
#2. Salesman: Darwyn struggles not only with his new position as
leader of the cell but also with his new FBI Case Agent - Warren Russell -
whose lack of field experience may make him more of a hindrance than a
#3. Torture: Darwyn discovers that his new cell's attack operation
will involve nuclear material.
#4. Faith: In Najran, Saudi Arabia, the newly-freed Farik uses all
his resources to further the nuclear plot against Los Angeles.
#5. Home: Believing the nuclear material is about to arrive at the
Port of L.A., Darwyn alerts the FBI to prep for picking up the nuke and
taking down the cell.
#6. School: Darwyn struggles with having to work for a new boss -
the new cell leader, who cuts Darwyn out of the loop of planning the
cell's upcoming attack.
#7. Fitna: As the 4th of July dawns, the cell prepares to launch
two coordinated dirty bomb attacks on the city of L.A., while Darwyn and
the FBI move to shut them down - but despite law enforcement's best
efforts, the victory over terrorism is far from complete.
#8. Reunion: Blaming himself for Gayle's death and Mina's
successful suicide bomb attack, Darwyn embarks on a suicide mission of his
own, heading to Yemen to seek out Farik one last time.