NCIS: Los Angeles

The BEST episodes of NCIS: Los Angeles

Every episode of NCIS: Los Angeles ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of NCIS: Los Angeles!

NCIS: Los Angeles is a drama about the high stakes world of undercover surveillance at the Office of Special Projects (OSP), a division of NCIS that is charged with apprehending dangerous and elusive criminals that pose a threat to the nation's security, specifically Naval and Marine assets and personnel.

Last Updated: 10/6/2022Network: CBS
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Ninguna Salida (2)
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8.16
387 votes

#1 - Ninguna Salida (2)

Season 9 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/20/2018

Despite several team members having grave reservations, NCIS travels to Mexico for a risky mission to locate and rescue Mosley’s son.

Directors: John P. Kousakis
Watch Now:Amazon
Sans Voir (2)
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8.14
580 votes

#2 - Sans Voir (2)

Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/15/2012

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

Directors: Terrence O'Hara
Watch Now:Amazon
Hot Water
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8.09
1401 votes

#3 - Hot Water

Season 8 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/15/2017

The mole has once again compromised the NCIS team as planted evidence results in the arrests of Callen, Sam, Granger and Deeks, on the day Under Secretary Duggan returns for Hetty’s resignation.

Directors: Dennis Smith
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A Line in the Sand (1)
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8.07
790 votes

#4 - A Line in the Sand (1)

Season 9 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/20/2018

After Sam is shot during a firefight with the cartel, a suspect is interrogated and reveals new information on the whereabouts of Spencer Williams, the man who kidnapped Mosley’s son five years ago.

Directors: Frank Military
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Familia
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8.04
2036 votes

#5 - Familia

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/17/2011

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.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Unleashed
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8.04
1550 votes

#6 - Unleashed

Season 8 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/14/2017

Following the kidnapping of Sam’s wife, Michelle Hanna, Sam goes rogue from the NCIS team and attempts to stop his arch nemesis Tahir Khaled from ever targeting his family again.

Watch Now:Amazon
Callen, G
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8.02
1925 votes

#7 - Callen, G

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/25/2010

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
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Found
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8.00
2126 votes

#8 - Found

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/4/2010

The NCIS team races to save one of their own when they receive video evidence of Special Agent Dominic Vail being held hostage months after he was kidnapped.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Till Death Do Us Part
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8.00
706 votes

#9 - Till Death Do Us Part

Season 10 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/17/2019

After months of planning, the NCIS family celebrates the wedding of Kensi and Deeks. Also, an old acquaintance, Anatoli Kirkin, pays Deeks a surprise visit on his wedding day and he isn’t alone.

Directors: Tony Wharmby
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Spoils of War
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7.98
1222 votes

#10 - Spoils of War

Season 5 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/1/2014

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
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Descent (1)
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7.97
1527 votes

#11 - Descent (1)

Season 4 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/14/2013

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
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Blye, K. (2)
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7.97
2013 votes

#12 - Blye, K. (2)

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/28/2012

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
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Lange, H.
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7.96
2254 votes

#13 - Lange, H.

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/20/2011

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
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Payback
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7.95
1603 votes

#14 - Payback

Season 8 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/19/2017

Emotions run high for the team as one agent is held in an unknown location and tortured by the mole, while another discovers he was betrayed by someone he least expected.

Directors: Terrence O'Hara
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Các Tù Nhân
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7.95
1059 votes

#15 - Các Tù Nhân

Season 9 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/14/2018

While Hetty is being tortured by her captors in Vietnam, Eric and Nell find a clue to her whereabouts, prompting the team to organize a rescue mission with very little information.

Directors: James Hanlon
Watch Now:iTunes
Sans Voir (1)
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7.95
1631 votes

#16 - Sans Voir (1)

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/15/2012

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

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Code of Conduct
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7.94
451 votes

#17 - Code of Conduct

Season 11 - Episode 22 - Aired 4/26/2020

Sam, Callen and Roundtree travel to Afghanistan when Marine Lieutenant Colonel Sarah “Mac” MacKenzie asks NCIS to help with a sensitive case after two SEALs claim their chief murdered an unarmed prisoner.

Directors: Frank Military
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Uncaged
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7.94
1523 votes

#18 - Uncaged

Season 8 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/7/2017

After Sam’s wife, Michelle, is taken from her home, the kidnappers demand the prison release of Tahir Khaled, Sam’s arch nemesis, in exchange for information on her whereabouts.

Directors: Frank Military
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Old Tricks
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7.94
1581 votes

#19 - Old Tricks

Season 8 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/5/2017

After a retirement home resident is kidnapped, the NCIS team uncovers a pair of con artists: Ginger and Edward O’Boyle, who hop from home to home scamming the elderly out of their money. Also, Callen confronts his father on his illegal activity and the danger it places on their family.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
To Live and Die in Mexico (3)
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7.93
838 votes

#20 - To Live and Die in Mexico (3)

Season 10 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/30/2018

Gravely injured and unable to communicate with the team in the U.S., Callen, Sam and Kensi, with an unconscious Deeks in tow, search for a safe way home as a cartel boss places a “dead or alive” bounty on their heads. Also, Mosely and retired Navy Admiral Hollace Kilbride beseech their contacts in Mexico and D.C. for assistance with their missing colleagues

Directors: Frank Military
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
High-Value Target
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7.93
1401 votes

#21 - High-Value Target

Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/25/2016

Under Secretary of Defense Corbin Duggan takes over the NCIS Los Angeles unit when they fail to find a mole.

Directors: Tawnia McKiernan
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Russia, Russia, Russia
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7.93
336 votes

#22 - Russia, Russia, Russia

Season 12 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/21/2021

When Callen goes to the National Counterterrorism Center on the pretext of interrogating a Russian asset from the crashed plane case he investigated months earlier, the tables are turned and he is detained, accused of being a Russian agent.

Directors: Daniela Ruah
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Under Siege
star
7.92
1569 votes

#23 - Under Siege

Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/29/2017

Hetty goes rogue, leaving the NCIS team completely in the dark, and the mole kidnaps one of the agents.

Directors: Ruba Nadda
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Come Together (2)
star
7.92
286 votes

#24 - Come Together (2)

Season 13 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/22/2022

The NCIS team hunts for a heist crew that robs a Los Angeles casino with military-grade power. Also, Kensi and Deeks hear exciting news regarding the adoption and Callen takes a big step in his relationship with Anna.

Directors: John P. Kousakis
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Internal Affairs
star
7.91
949 votes

#25 - Internal Affairs

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/7/2015

Deeks is arrested and interrogated in connection with the murder of his former partner, while the team tries to prove his innocence.

Directors: Eric A. Pot
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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