Even a show as intense as “Covert Affairs” is in Season 5 needs to take time to stop for a drink every once in awhile. This video, which you can see first on Zap2it, shows Annie (Piper Perabo) and McQuaid (Nic Bishop) doing just that in an otherwise tense situation from “Unseen Power of the Picket Fence.”

The two are still in Venezuela at the time, and considering they also have a guy tied up in the same room, it’s probably a pretty tense situation. McQuaid is definitely handling it with more ease than Annie, who seems rather stressed by the whole thing.

That’s fair. But she could definitely use a drink.

“Covert Affairs” Season 5, episode 3, “Unseen Power of the Picket Fence,” airs Tuesday (July 8) at 10 p.m. ET/PT on USA.

Posted by:Laurel Brown