So where does Strike Back fall in the scale of post-9/11 anti-terror series? Let's say it splits the difference between the relentless clockwork of 24 and the grim homefront protectors of MI-5, except not as good as either. But Strike Back has its cartoonish pleasures — from those superb headshots nailed with handguns from moving vehicles, to the LOL cat-style subtitles. And there is always the abiding love between Stonebridge and Scott. "I complete you," Scott tells his buddy. He's joking, but not really.
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