The Best Episodes of NCIS: Los Angeles


#1 - Familia 8.55

Season 2 - Episode 24

Hetty's sudden resignation prompts Callen and the NCIS team to investigate the reason why she would disappear in the hopes of tracking her down.

Directors: James Whitmore, Jr.
Blye, K. (2)

#2 - Blye, K. (2) 8.44

Season 3 - Episode 17

The team continues to search for new evidence to prove Kensi Blye’s innocence after a private meeting involving her deceased father’s sniper unit turns deadly.

Directors: Terrence O'Hara
Lange, H.

#3 - Lange, H. 8.44

Season 3 - Episode 1

The Special Projects team travels to Romania to search for Hetty, while delving into the history of the Comescu crime family, and their connection to Callen. Meanwhile, Eric and Nell discover that Lauren Hunter, the Office of Special Projects' Operations Manager, is a member of the Comescus.

Directors: Tony Wharmby

#4 - Personal 8.35

Season 2 - Episode 17

Deeks' morning routine is disrupted when he is shot during a convenience store robbery, leaving the NCIS team to investigate whether he was the assailants' intended target.

Directors: Kate Woods
Blye, K. (1)

#5 - Blye, K. (1) 8.32

Season 3 - Episode 16

The team searches for new evidence to prove Kensi Blye’s innocence after she is taken into custody as the lead suspect in a murder investigation involving her deceased father’s sniper unit.

Directors: Jonathan Frakes
Neighborhood Watch

#6 - Neighborhood Watch 8.31

Season 3 - Episode 22

Kensi and Deeks are sent undercover as married couple Melissa and Justin when evidence points to a Russian sleeper cell in a suburban neighborhood.

Directors: Robert Florio
Callen, G

#7 - Callen, G 8.30

Season 1 - Episode 24

Callen races against a ruthless adversary to locate a woman who knows the whereabouts of a forgotten fortune earmarked to fund a new war in the Middle East - and also holds the tantalizing key to his unknown past.

Directors: Tony Wharmby
Descent (1)

#8 - Descent (1) 8.28

Season 4 - Episode 24

A nuclear explosion in the Pacific reignites the search for stolen nuclear weapons and prompts Hetty to shuffle the NCIS: LA partnerships, sending Callen and Kensi overseas and leaving Sam and Deeks teamed up state side.

Directors: Terrence O’Hara

#9 - Crimeleon 8.25

Season 3 - Episode 15

With Assistant Director Granger critiquing every move, the NCIS team must track down a chameleon-like killer who has evaded law enforcement agents, including their very own Special Agent G. Callen, across several countries.

Directors: Terrence O’Hara

#10 - Impact 8.25

Season 5 - Episode 2

In an effort to help Sam and Deeks return to work, Hetty calls upon Operational Psychologist Nate Getz to help them cope with their traumatic experience. Meanwhile, the rest of the NCIS: LA team investigates the murder of a former Navy Admiral and a controversial journalist aboard a private jet.

Directors: Jonathan Frakes
Sans Voir (1)

#11 - Sans Voir (1) 8.25

Season 3 - Episode 23

Callen and the team confront their vengeful adversary, the Chameleon, when an undercover case ignites a deadly mind game orchestrated by the criminal mastermind.

Directors: John Peter Kousakis
The Job

#12 - The Job 8.23

Season 2 - Episode 20

When an attempted robbery takes place at a secure facility on a Marine base, Kensi must determine what the thief intended to steal.

Directors: Terrence O'Hara
Enemy Within

#13 - Enemy Within 8.23

Season 2 - Episode 19

NCIS investigates whether the life of a Venezuelan politician is in danger after a Navy Intelligence Commander who is responsible for tracking his moves suddenly disappears.

Directors: Steven DePaul

#14 - Allegiance 8.22

Season 5 - Episode 13

While in Afghanistan, Kensi and Granger join the team on a joint case when a federal agent in Los Angeles tied to Hawala, an ancient system of money transfer, is murdered.

Directors: Eric Laneuville
Sans Voir (2)

#15 - Sans Voir (2) 8.22

Season 3 - Episode 24

The team is drawn into a deadly mind game against a master criminal motivated by revenge.

Directors: Terrence O'Hara
Plan B

#16 - Plan B 8.22

Season 2 - Episode 22

Deeks resumes an old alias he is not fond of in order to protect his best friend and chief informant from a criminal group that wants him dead.

Directors: James Whitmore, Jr.
Random On Purpose

#17 - Random On Purpose 8.21

Season 1 - Episode 9

Forensic scientist Abby Sciuto joins the Los Angeles NCIS team when a murder case resembles the pattern for a serial killer she has been tracking.

Directors: Steven DePaul
Spoils of War

#18 - Spoils of War 8.20

Season 5 - Episode 19

After learning that Special Agent Kensi Blye disappeared and the Taliban may be he holding her captive, Hetty sends the NCIS: LA team to Afghanistan on a rescue mission.

Directors: Frank Military

#19 - Archangel 8.18

Season 2 - Episode 13

The team looks for the person responsible when classified pentagon documents are uploaded to a blog site.

Directors: Tony Wharmby
Empty Quiver

#20 - Empty Quiver 8.18

Season 2 - Episode 16

Suspicious of an undercover venture involving a deal between corrupt cops and military personnel, Callen and Sam try to expose the illegal operation by posing as California highway patrol officers.

Directors: James Whitmore Jr.
The Debt

#21 - The Debt 8.18

Season 3 - Episode 10

A botched assignment forces Hetty to fire Deeks and send him back to the LAPD. Meanwhile, an awkward goodbye between Kensi and Deeks leaves her with unexpected emotions for her old partner

Directors: Steven DePaul

#22 - Imposters 8.16

Season 2 - Episode 23

A Navy SEAL imposter's death gives the team a lead on a missing canister used to make deadly bombs.

Directors: John P. Kousakis
Harm's Way

#23 - Harm's Way 8.16

Season 2 - Episode 18

Sam resumes a former alias and boards a one-way flight to Yemen in hopes of tracking down a terrorist group's leader and rescuing the hostage son of a Saudi Prince.

Directors: Tony Wharmby

#24 - Greed 8.16

Season 3 - Episode 8

When a Navy ID is found on a dead body tied to a hazardous material smuggling case, NCIS is granted permission to investigate in Mexico and asked to help locate the missing materials.

Directors: Jan Eliasberg

#25 - Overwatch 8.15

Season 2 - Episode 12

The NCIS team uncovers an experimental Navy tracking system when a body containing a top-secret residue is stolen from an autopsy room. Meanwhile, Callen challenges Hetty on the rock wall.

Directors: Karen Gaviola