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NCIS: Los Angeles: Dead Body Politic

The team investigates the tragic death of a U.S. senatorial candidate's staffer who is run over crossing the street. The high-profile case becomes a matter of national security as the agents must determine whether it is an isolated tragic incident or a politically connected plot that might put others in danger.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x4
Airdate: Tuesday October 23rd, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

AU (ten) Oct 30, 2012
UK (sky 1) Jan 27, 2013
Hungary Mar 25, 2013


Guest Stars
Miguel FerrerMiguel Ferrer
As NCIS Assistant Director Owen Granger
Rachel TicotinRachel Ticotin
As Monica Tenez
Brian HoweBrian Howe
As Jack Caldwell
Robyn CohenRobyn Cohen
As Rebecca Collins
Sam AndersonSam Anderson
As Senator Dick Osborne
David ChisumDavid Chisum
As Andrew Ryan
Sean MarquetteSean Marquette
As Ed Mosker
Jae SuhJae Suh
As Lisa Tran
David Del RioDavid Del Rio
As Clay Everhurst
Jonah WhartonJonah Wharton
As Waiter

Co-Guest Stars
Kent ShocknekKent Shocknek
As News Anchor
Martin Thompson (1)Martin Thompson (1)
As Political Analyst #2
Nayo K. WallaceNayo K. Wallace
As Political Analyst #1
Sarah DominSarah Domin
As Campaign Intern #1
Cara KinkelCara Kinkel
As Campaign Intern #2
Sergio EnriqueSergio Enrique
As Sketchy Guy #1
Main Cast
Chris OChris O'Donnell
As Special Agent "G" Callen
Daniela RuahDaniela Ruah
As Special Agent Kensi Blye
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 Clay talking on the phone with Tom telling him that he wants to talk to Monica. He tells him that he doesn’t like the neighborhood as it feels like a war zone. As he is about to cross the road, he is run over by a car; it looks like a hit and run. Two people from the pizzeria Clay had just visited, witness the accident. Next, Callen, Hetty and Sam are working out and Nell realizes that Hetty is a political”junkie’. She is about to discuss about the Presidential debate that will be held tonight and she says that she will if she is in front of the TV. The group warns Nell against discussing politics with Hetty. ..

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Other Episode Crew

Co-Executive ProducerFrank Military
Supervising ProducerCheo Hodari Coker
ProducerDave Kalstein  |  Rick Tunell  |  David Bellisario
Co-ProducerJoseph C. Wilson  |  Erik Whitmyre
Consulting ProducerJoe Sachs
Associate ProducerChad W. Murray (1)  |  Christopher J. Molnar
Production DesignerThomas Fichter
EditorRobert Florio
CastingJason Kennedy (1)  |  Susan Bluestein
First Assistant DirectorJoe Lotito
Second Assistant DirectorSuzanne Saltz
MusicJay Ferguson
Costume DesignerDarryl Levine
HairstylistBrooks Stenstrom
Key GripJ.C. Cole
Location ManagerJason Savage
Transportation CoordinatorDavid Bassett
Property MasterSteven B. Melton
Construction CoordinatorMike Brooks (1)
Script SupervisorDiana Valentine
Assistant EditorMarissa Mueller
Re-Recording MixerChris Elam  |  Chris Haire
GafferDavid B. Jarrell
On-Line EditorJacob Tillman
Director of PhotographyVictor Hammer
Art DirectorAnthony D. Parrillo
Executive Story EditorJordana Lewis Jaffe
Visual Effects SupervisorDylan Chudzynski
Main Title DesignJohn McKnight
Production AccountantMatthew Klipper
"A" Camera OperatorRuss McElhatton
AssistantErin Broadhurst  |  Chad Mazero  |  Dana Scanlon
Casting AssociateKrysti Baxter  |  Meredith Fordney
Special Effects SupervisorDon Frazee
ColoristPatrick Woodard
Technical AdvisorOsama Shofani
Makeup ArtistChris Burgoyne
"B" Camera OperatorScott Browner
ADR SupervisorJay Keiser
1st Assistant AccountantDana Michaelsen
Multi Media CoordinatorJustin Maradiegue
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