The Catch Series Premiere Recap: Mireille Enos Joins ShondaLand

The Catch has finally premiered and we can't wait to find out what's next for Alice (Mireille Enos) and Ben (Peter Krause) in their high stakes game of cat and mouse.  Here is the series premiere recap of Episode 1 "The Pilot" that aired on Thursday, March 24, 2016.  In "The Pilot," Alice Vaughan is LA’s top private investigator and the type of woman you don’t want to mess with. Having built Anderson/Vaughan Investigations from the ground up with her best friend and business partner, Valerie Anderson (Rose Rollins), they investigate some of the most elaborate cases around the world, alongside their elite team of private investigators: Danny Yoon (Jay Hayden), a mischievous and irreverent PI who is not afraid to break the law when necessary to solve a case; and their newest member, Sophie Novak (Elvy Yost), who serves as their in-house counsel and brilliant hacker.

Alice is on the top of her game, but when her fiancé, Benjamin Jones, cons her out of millions and disappears, she suddenly becomes the victim and goes on a private mission for payback, stopping at nothing to catch her man. However, she is not the only one chasing Ben. FBI Agent Jules Dao (Jacky Ido) has been following his criminal activity across Europe and now is closer than ever to capturing him and hopes to elicit Alice’s help in taking him down. Meanwhile, the elusive Ben has slipped back into the dangerous and sexy world of international crime with his long-time partners, mastermind Margot Bishop (Sonya Walger) and Reggie Lennox (Alimi Ballard).

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Ben is Mr. X
Anderson/Vaughan Investigations is prepared for the drop off between Mr. X and inside man.  Mr. X, Benjamin Jones, manages to slip undercover to pick up the drive and elude Alice and her team. Alice is looking for Mr. X but she doesn't know it is her own fiance.

Ben Asks Alice to Elope
Ben has second thoughts about leaving Alice.  He asks her to go elope before she finds out she's been conned.  Alice agrees to elope once she finds Mr. X.  Ben gives her one last kiss goodbye before Reggie erases every trace of his existence in Los Angeles.

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How Ben Conned Alice
Alice tries to piece together every part of her relationship with Ben.  She breaks down each part of his con from their first dinner to the time she propsed to him.  Alice is shocked that she got conned by Ben.


Sophie Hacks Into Their Accounts
Alice stays one step ahead of Ben by having Sophie add a backup plan into the data he stole.  Once Margot begins downloading the data, Sophie is able to hack into their computer and empty their offshore accounts.  What will Margot, Reggie and Ben do now that their accounts have been cleared?

Ben Leaves Alice a Present
Ben visits the art gallery to view the painting that Alice loves.  Alice finds that same painting in her bedroom when she returns home.


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The featured painting Ben stole for Alice "Alone Together" is by Maria Kreyn.

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Don't miss next week's episode of The Catch Episode 2: "The Real Killer" that airs on March 31, 2016 at 10|9c on ABC.


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