SearchBlazer.com – Search for television’s Point of No Return

Screenshot for SearchBlazer.com

by Karl Thornton on April 13, 2012

Summary:

SearchBlazer.com is a search engine website set in the television universe of Nikita

Show & Episode :

Nikita – The Guardian (S01E05)

Context :

When Nikita is informed that the head of the evil government organization known as Division is going on a rare trip into the field, she performs a search on SearchBlazer.com for recent news on his intended destination Montreal to try to determine what he’s up to.

Screenshot of SearchBlazer.com

Rejected alternatives: SearchSportCoat, SearchLapels, and SearchTuxedoTShirt

Breakdown :

The Domain

WHOIS shows the domain registered by Warner Bros. Entertainment. It’s currently not pointing to a website and times out in the browser. Overall it’s a good generic name for a search engine,

The Website

In the shown website, the production designers were obviously emulating the stripped down Google look. However, they must have been worried that having “SEARCH” as part of the domain wouldn’t be enough because the page has a sub-heading of “search engine” beneath the non-logo. You know, just in case Pierce Hawthorne makes an appearance and needs to know what he’s typing into.

And it really would have helped if they’d thrown that out in favor of a quick logo.  A set of binoculars wearing a suit, or a magnifying glass driving a Ferrari. Something. But at this point it’s still early in the first season, if they use fictional websites later on it’ll be interesting to see if they get more elaborate.

References :

  • Anarsy

    Wow! I enjoy watching Nikita,Alex,Seymour birkhoff n Percy.

  • ShadowWalker

    Nikita is an awesome movie. Most of all Seymour birkhoff and Percy are my stars.

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  • suliat

    Nikita is very interesting and absolutely perfect in everything.I feel like watching it forever,its a job well done.

  • ciscomake

    Nikita is the best!!!!!!

  • Dw.

    I’m new to watching her but enjoying it very much. The action is even gripping my husband and now we are watching her together. Nikita is awesome

  • bee

    i love watchin nikita actually im addicted to nikita oh n micheal (shane west) is so hot.

  • http://www.facebook.com/zannanbukur Abdullahi Zanna

    I love watching Nikita.

    • T-Text

      I held off watching for the longest time because of my fondness for the original film La Femme Nikita and to a lesser extent Point of No Return. But they really took the premise and made it their own.

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