"The Pilgrim"
CI, Episode 2.08
Production number: E3210
First aired: 17 November 2002
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Ethan Edwards
Teleplay By
Marlane Gomard Meyer

Story By
Marlane Gomard Meyer & René Balcer

Directed By
Darnell Martin

When Arabic writing is found on the wall of a murder scene, Goren and Eames discover a terrorist plot to conduct a suicide bombing in New York City. They must race to stop the bomber before he completes his plan.




Main cast

Guest cast


Newark; Singular Singles; Smithsonian Magazine; Alexandria, Egypt; Munich, Germany; Smokin' Chicken; Baltimore, Maryland; Phoenix, Arizona; White Butterfly; Turkey


K-9 Officer: This corner here is positive for explosives.
Robert Goren: Do you have any idea how much?
K-9 Officer: Judging by the way Homer's bouncing around, I'd say a lot.
Alexandra Eames: So much for sleep.

James Deakins: Suicide bomber. When the hell did this kid decide that's what he wanted to be when he grows up?
Alexandra Eames: Doesn't look like he's planning to grow up.

Alexandra Eames: Go ahead. Impress me.
Robert Goren: It's Aramaic. It's the language that Christ spoke. Parts of the New Testament were written in it. But don't ask me what it means.

Ethan Edwards: I was sent by God.
Alexandra Eames: So were we.

Alexandra Eames: He wouldn't be the first person to find God behind bars.
James Deakins: Well... Some people love Allah, some love God. there are many teams in the league.

"The more I know, the less I sleep."
Alexandra Eames

Alexandra Eames: God's will.
Robert Goren: Let's hope so.

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