NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )


One Russian kills another in the LA area; G and Sam quiz Arkady; Sam and Michelle go back undercover for the CIA; Sam lands in jail, and Hetty leaves him there; Greshnev dies, and Sidorov disappears; Hetty says that this is far from over.


Chris O'Donnell


Shane Brennan (created by), R. Scott Gemmill

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Chris O'Donnell ... G. Callen
Daniela Ruah ... Kensi Blye
Eric Christian Olsen ... Marty Deeks
Barrett Foa ... Eric Beale
Renée Felice Smith ... Nell Jones
Linda Hunt ... Hetty Lange
LL Cool J ... Sam Hanna
Aunjanue Ellis ... Michelle Hanna / Quinn
Vyto Ruginis ... Arkady Kolcheck
Timothy V. Murphy ... Isaak Sidorov
Marcus Giamatti ... CIA Agent Michael Snyder
Andrew Howard ... Dmitri Greshnev
Joel Bissonnette ... Viktor Varlamov
Ravil Isyanov ... Anatoli Kirkin
Erik Palladino ... Vostanik Sabatino


One Russian kills another in the Los Angeles area; Callen and company investigate. G and Sam consult Arkady, a long-time Russian source; G suggests that, if Sidorov and Greshnev are back in the USA, then they have a buyer for the three stolen nuclear weapons, and Sam suggests that they seek his wife. Granger directs Hetty for the team to collaborate with Snyder, from the CIA, so Hetty directs Kensi and Deeks to keep Snyder busy and not to let him out of their sight. Sabatino, of the CIA, shows up at Sam's house; For the CIA Sam goes back undercover as David Forman, and Michelle goes under as Quinn; Greshnev demands that Quinn kill Kirkin; David tails Greshnev, but four LAPD cops stop David and arrest him, then Hetty leaves him in jail; Kensi makes a plan, and Deeks takes the point and makes a deal; Quinn "executes" Kirkin, David escapes, and Sam rescues Michelle; Greshnev dies, and Sidorov disappears. Hetty comments that this matter is far from over. Written by DocRushing

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Action | Crime | Drama


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Release Date:

5 March 2013 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Directorial debut for star Chris O'Donnell. Extra on Season 4, Disc 5 gives a behind the scenes look at filming with cast and crew commentary. See more »


When Kensi calls G to update him on Varlamov's body condition, she says that the corpse is missing his "little finger", when actually is the middle finger, which had a tattoo on it. See more »


Sam Hanna: [sarcastically] Thanks for having my back in there, partner.
G. Callen: I will take a bullet for you, but wives are a whole other thing.
Sam Hanna: I'll remember that.
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References Eastern Promises (2007) See more »

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