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As the courtyard is being transformed with holiday decorations, the NCIS team races to solve the murder of a Marine by an exploding cell phone and to find the remaining men of his former EOD (explosive ordnance disposal) unit before another deadly explosion kills someone else.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x10
Production Number: OSP-110
Airdate: Tuesday December 15th, 2009

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Mar 15, 2010
NL (Veronica) May 09, 2010


Guest Stars
Barrett FoaBarrett Foa
As Tech Operator Eric Beal
Assaf CohenAssaf Cohen
As Tariq Barad Al-jabiri
Caitlin KeatsCaitlin Keats
As Kim Johnson
John SicilianoJohn Siciliano
As Hastings King
Nikki HahnNikki Hahn
As Elly Johnson
Patrick PankhurstPatrick Pankhurst
As Mister Ross
Ray StoneyRay Stoney
As Paul
Rich McDonaldRich McDonald
As Stanton Olin
Main Cast
Chris OChris O'Donnell
As Special Agent "G" Callen
Daniela RuahDaniela Ruah
As Special Agent Kensi Blye
Linda HuntLinda Hunt
As Operational Manager Henrietta "Hetty" Lange
LL Cool JLL Cool J
As Special Agent Sam Hanna
Peter CamborPeter Cambor
As Operational Psychologist Nate Getz
Adam Jamal CraigAdam Jamal Craig
As Special Agent Dominic Vail


A young man, in downtown Los Angeles bought a latte and a muffin and approached a streetside ATM, intent on withdrawing some money when his cell phone rang, prompting him to answer it. He said a confident hello into the phone and was answered by an ear shattering explosion which killed him instantly. The ATM camera caught the explosion and subsequent death as did a store camera just across the street. Passersby reacted by screaming and running away from the scene, running for their lives. A man lurking nearby, maybe half a block away, wearing a hoodie and still clutching the phone that he had used to call the dead man's cell phone took one last look at the tragic scene he'd just caused, turned on his heel and sprinted away to disappear into the milling crowds...

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorShane Brennan
Executive ProducerShane Brennan  |  R. Scott Gemmill
Co-Executive ProducerJohn Peter Kousakis
Supervising ProducerLindsay Sturman
ProducerDavid Bellisario
Co-ProducerRick Tunell
Consulting ProducerMatt Pyken  |  Gil Grant
Production DesignerThomas Fichter
EditorRoy C. Poole
MusicJames S. Levine
Director of PhotographyVictor Hammer
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