MICE, was an acronym used in the Season 3 episode "Gift Horse". It was a method for developing assets used by the intelligence community. First introduced by Henry McCord to try to get information out of Mr. Lee, as M-I-C, which stands for: Money, Ideology, and Coercion. He explained to Lee that he couldn't use any of these, and eventually tricked him in to telling him what he needed. Near the end of the episode Russel Jackson revealed the acronym was actually M-I-C-E: Money, Ideology, Coercion, and Ego. Henry actually used the final letter of the acronym, Ego, to trick Mr. Lee.