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A drone strike on a bomb-making compound in Afghanistan reveals the body of a recently retired Marine, leaving the NCIS: LA team to investigate why the Marine returned to Afghanistan and whether or not he betrayed the country he fought for.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x2
Airdate: Tuesday October 02nd, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

AU (ten) Oct 09, 2012
UK (sky 1) Jan 13, 2013
Hungary Mar 11, 2013


Guest Stars
Anthony AziziAnthony Azizi
As Adanan Al-Ahmadi
Courtney HopeCourtney Hope
As Mary Clark
Enuka OkumaEnuka Okuma
As Marine Major Denise Young
Felix RyanFelix Ryan
As Danny Levian
Glenn MorshowerGlenn Morshower
As Brian Adams
Kate McNeilKate McNeil
As Carol Adams
Matt BushellMatt Bushell
As Jason Smith
Roshawn FranklinRoshawn Franklin
As Air Force Drone Pilot

Co-Guest Stars
James BaneJames Bane
As John Harris
Juan AlfonsoJuan Alfonso
As Carlos
Monica LawsonMonica Lawson
As Air Force Sensor Controller
Main Cast
Chris OChris O'Donnell
As Special Agent "G" Callen
Daniela RuahDaniela Ruah
As Special Agent Kensi Blye
Eric Christian OlsenEric Christian Olsen
As LAPD Detective Martin A. "Marty" Deeks
Barrett FoaBarrett Foa
As Tech Operator Eric Beal
Renée Felice SmithRenée Felice Smith
As Intelligence Analyst Nell Jones
Linda HuntLinda Hunt
As Operational Manager Henrietta "Hetty" Lange
LL Cool JLL Cool J
As Special Agent Sam Hanna


The episode begins with three men getting out of a vehicle and entering a small building; this is in Afghanistan. Their movements are being watched by the marines. The marines have a positive id on target AAA and launch an attack on the building. One of the targets exits the building and the building blows up. The man runs away. Next, Callen is standing at his sister’s grave and Hetty tells him that he should replace the hedge stone with the correct name. He tells her that this helps him pretend to think that his sister is out there somewhere. Sam has got a new chair and he wants his old one back. Eric says that it is gone for charity. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorShane Brennan
Executive ProducerJohn Peter Kousakis  |  R. Scott Gemmill
Co-Executive ProducerFrank Military
Supervising ProducerCheo Hodari Coker
ProducerRick Tunell  |  Dave Kalstein  |  David Bellisario
Co-ProducerErik Whitmyre  |  Joseph C. Wilson
Consulting ProducerJoe Sachs  |  Gil Grant
Production DesignerThomas Fichter
EditorM. Edward Salier
MusicJay Ferguson
Director of PhotographyVictor Hammer
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