VAUGHN IS TOLD TO KEEP UP THE FACADE OF MARITAL BLISS AFTER DISCOVERING
LAUREN AND HER MOTHER'S SECRET, SLOANE'S EXECUTION DAY APPROACHES, AND A MONK DISCLOSES THE IDENTITY OF "THE PASSENGER" TO SYDNEY, ON ABC'S "ALIAS"
Peggy Lipton ("The Mod Squad," "Twin Peaks") Guest Stars as Lauren's Mother
David Carradine ("Kill Bill," "Kung Fu") Guest Stars as Conrad, the Monk
"Hourglass" - After discovering that Lauren is working for the Covenant, a betrayed Vaughn is told to keep up the facade of martial bliss in order to keep tabs on his wife's activities. But he's in for a shock when he uncovers the truth about Lauren's mother, Olivia (Peggy Lipton, "The Mod Squad," "Twin Peaks"). Meanwhile, Jack refuses to help exonerate Sloane of his crimes and put in motion a stay of execution, and a monk (David Carradine, "Kill Bill," "Kung Fu") -- faithful to the study of Rambaldi -- discloses the identity of the Rambaldi "Passenger" to a stunned Sydney, on "Alias," SUNDAY, APRIL 18 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
"Alias" stars Jennifer Garner as Sydney Bristow, Victor Garber as Jack Bristow, Ron Rifkin as Arvin Sloane, Michael Vartan as Michael Vaughn, Carl Lumbly as Marcus Dixon, Kevin Weisman as Marshall Flinkman, Melissa George as Lauren Reed, Greg Grunberg as Eric Weiss and David Anders as Mr. Sark.
Guest starring are Peggy Lipton as Olivia Reed, Patricia Wettig as Dr. Judy Barnett, David Carradine as Conrad, James D. Bridges as DOJ agent, Rico McClinton as door guy and Glenn Morshower as Agent Bell.
"Hourglass" was written by Josh Appelbaum & Andre' Nemec and directed by Ken Olin.
"Alias" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound.
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