A CIA analyst is off the reservation, determined to sell US intelligence secrets to the highest bidder. Gabriel is assigned to the case but his effectiveness is compromised by the arrival of Mei Chen, in his mind.
Season 1 Episode 3 of Intelligence was watched by 5,770,000 viewers, resulting in a 1.10 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
A high-tech intelligence operative is enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain. With this implant, Gabriel is the first human ever to be connected directly into the worldwide information grid and have complete access to Internet, WiFi, telephone and satellite data. He can hack into any data center and access key intel in the fight to protect the United States from its enemies. Leading the elite government cyber-security agency created to support him is Director Lillian Strand, a straightforward and efficient boss who oversees the unit's missions.
Strand assigns Riley Neal, a Secret Service agent, to protect Gabriel from outside threats, as well as from his appetite for reckless, unpredictable behavior and disregard for protocol. Other skilled members of the Cybercom team include Chris Jameson and Gonzalo "Gonzo" Rodriguez, two resourceful federal investigators. The brains behind the design of the chip is Dr. Shenendoah Cassidy, whose son, Nelson, is jealous of Gabriel's prominent place in his father's life. As the first supercomputer with a beating heart, Gabriel is the most valuable piece of technology the country has ever created and is the U.S'.s secret weapon.