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NCIS: Los Angeles: Collateral

The NCIS: LA team questions the motive behind the murder of a retired CIA agent turned millionaire and in the process also questions what Hetty knows about the case.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x8
Airdate: Tuesday November 27th, 2012

Director: Kate Woods
Writer: Cheo Hodari Coker

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Feb 24, 2013
AU (ten) Feb 26, 2013
Hungary Apr 29, 2013


Guest Stars
Miguel FerrerMiguel Ferrer
As NCIS Assistant Director Owen Granger
Jacquie BarnbrookJacquie Barnbrook
As Female Receptionist
Jenny GagoJenny Gago
As Wendy Morrison
Kevin Jackson (1)Kevin Jackson (1)
As Dale Farmer
Matt RiedyMatt Riedy
As Victor Potter
Nick PugaNick Puga
As Dex Stevenson
Sasha JacksonSasha Jackson
As Nicole Burns

Co-Guest Stars
Emily A. HakopyanEmily A. Hakopyan
As 12-year-old Fatima Kahn
James BabsonJames Babson
As Male Paramedic
Jesus RuizJesus Ruiz
As Raul Ruiz
Lee De BrouxLee De Broux
As Barry Brooks
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 two girls walking out of a room of a rich, old man. Dex calls him and tells him that Seattle is breathing down his neck. We learn that this old guy is a secret agent and that the ongoing lawsuit would not really affect his financial status as much. He then disconnects the call and goes to the balcony to enjoy the ocean view. He tries to light his cigar with his lighter and his head gets blown off! At the HQ, we learn that Deeks had borrowed an album from Sam and Callen tells Kensi that borrowing anything from Sam is not a good idea. Deeks tells Sam that his dog ate the album. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorShane Brennan
Executive ProducerJohn Peter Kousakis  |  R. Scott Gemmill
Co-Executive ProducerFrank Military
Supervising ProducerCheo Hodari Coker
ProducerDavid Bellisario  |  Rick Tunell  |  Dave Kalstein
Co-ProducerErik Whitmyre  |  Joseph C. Wilson
Consulting ProducerJoe Sachs  |  Gil Grant
Associate ProducerChad W. Murray (1)  |  Christopher J. Molnar
Production DesignerThomas Fichter
EditorM. Edward Salier
CastingJason Kennedy (1)  |  Susan Bluestein
Unit Production ManagerRick Tunell
First Assistant DirectorJoe Lotito
Second Assistant DirectorSuzanne Saltz
MusicJay Ferguson
Music SupervisorMark Wike
Costume DesignerDarryl Levine
HairstylistBrooks Stenstrom
Key GripJerry L. Marshall
Set DecoratorMichele Poulik
Location ManagerJason Savage
Transportation CoordinatorDavid Bassett
Property MasterSteven B. Melton
Construction CoordinatorMike Brooks (1)
Production Sound MixerDavid M. Schneider
Script SupervisorDiana Valentine
Production CoordinatorLaura P. Napoli
Script CoordinatorJimmey Donchey
Assistant EditorEric J. Lucas
Re-Recording MixerChris Haire  |  Chris Elam
GafferDavid B. Jarrell
On-Line EditorJacob Tillman
Director of PhotographyVictor Hammer
Production SupervisorRussell Dague
Art DirectorAnthony D. Parrillo
Post Production CoordinatorDillon Gemmill
Executive Story EditorJordana Lewis Jaffe
Visual Effects SupervisorDylan Chudzynski
Main Title DesignJohn McKnight
Production AccountantMatthew Klipper
"A" Camera OperatorRuss McElhatton
Sound SupervisorWilson Dyer
AssistantDana Scanlon  |  Chad Mazero  |  Erin Broadhurst
Casting AssociateKrysti Baxter  |  Meredith Fordney
Special Effects SupervisorDon Frazee
ColoristPatrick Woodard
Sound Effects EditorKevin Fisher
Technical AdvisorOsama Shofani
Makeup ArtistChris Burgoyne
"B" Camera OperatorScott Browner
ADR SupervisorJay Keiser
Writers' PAAndrew Bartels
1st Assistant AccountantDana Michaelsen
ThemeJames S. Levine
Multi Media CoordinatorJustin Maradiegue
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