We love Aldis Hodge in the role of Alec Hardison. The character may be a nerd, but he's a very cool nerd!
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Leverage Season 3 Episode 1 Quotes

Nate: Guys, I committed a crime, I got caught and now I am going to server my time.
Sophie: Nate, what kind of world would it be if everyone who committed a silly little crime went to jail? Complete madness!

Hardison: See, I like this. I like it when we pretend to kiss.
Parker: Prented??
Hardison [grins]: Heeeeey.