|Season 1, Episode 19|
|Air date||April 21, 2011|
|Written by||Carlos Coto|
|Directed by||Robert Lieberman|
Into the Dark
Girl's Best Friend is the nineteenth episode of Season One and the series.
Nikita believes it's getting too dangerous for Alex to continue to be undercover at Division with Michael's knowledge about it and tells her that its time that she leaves. Alex agrees but before the plan for Alex to disappear can be put in motion, she and Jaden are assigned to an overseas mission to stop the son of a foreign president from selling a newly developed nerve toxin to a potential terrorist group. Things go awry and Alex must decide between saving the mission as well as Jaden to avoid blowing her cover, or saving herself.