Walter and Sylvester Go Undercover at an International Chess Competition on "Scorpion"

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09 February 2017
Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS
Monday, February 13 at 10 PM ET/PT on CBS
          “Keep it in Check, Mate”: Walter and Sylvester enter an international chess competition under cover on foreign soil for Team Scorpion in order to extricate a U.S. spy before her identity is exposed.
          “SCORPION,” inspired by a true story, is a high-octane drama about eccentric genius Walter O’Brien and his team of brilliant misfits, who are the last line of defense against complex, high-tech threats of the modern age. As Homeland Security’s new think tank, O’Brien’s Team Scorpion includes Toby Curtis an expert behaviorist who can read anyone; Happy Quinn, a mechanical prodigy; and Sylvester Dodd, a statistics guru.


          Pooling their extensive technological knowledge to solve mind-boggling predicaments amazes federal agent Cabe Gallo, who shares a harrowing history with O’Brien. However, while this socially awkward group is comfortable with one another’s humor and quirks, life outside their circle confounds them, so they rely on Paige Dineen, who has a young, gifted son, Ralph, to translate the world for them. At last, these quirky masterminds have found the perfect job: a place where they can apply their exceptional brainpower to solve the nation’s crises while also helping one another learn how to fit in.
Elyes Gabel (Walter O’Brien)  
Robert Patrick (Agent Cabe Gallo)  
Katharine McPhee (Paige Dineen)  
Eddie Kaye Thomas (Toby Curtis)  
Jadyn Wong (Happy Quinn)  
Ari Stidham (Sylvester Dodd)  
Riley B. Smith (Ralph Dineen)  
Jamie McShane (Patrick Quinn)  
Brian Guest (Agent Markman)  
Mariah Bonner (Natalya Abelev)  
Roel Navarro (Announcer #1)  
Jared Wernick (Chester Perozzi)  
Natalia Gorelova (Tech Worker)  
Vladimir Orlov (Policeman)  
Sarah Ripard (Official)  
Paul K. Daniel (Walter’s Opponent)  

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