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NCIS: Los Angeles: The Gold Standard

The NCIS: Los Angeles team investigates the strange and brazen heist executed by gunmen in costumes that could directly impact the U.S. economy. Meanwhile, as Deeks testifies on a case, Granger insists on partnering up with a very reluctant Kensi.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x9
Airdate: Tuesday December 11th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

United Kingdom Mar 03, 2013
AU (ten) Mar 05, 2013
Hungary May 06, 2013


Guest Stars
Miguel FerrerMiguel Ferrer
As NCIS Assistant Director Owen Granger
Cameron GoodmanCameron Goodman
As Gloria Bryant
Cameron GoodmanCameron Goodman
As Gloria Bryant
Stephen RiderStephen Rider
As Jack Williams
Jack KehlerJack Kehler
As Shop Owner
Tom KiescheTom Kiesche
As Remo/Receptionist

Co-Guest Stars
Main Cast
Chris OChris O'Donnell
As Special Agent "G" Callen
Chris OChris O'Donnell
As Special Agent "G" Callen
Barrett FoaBarrett Foa
As Tech Operator Eric Beal
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
Linda HuntLinda Hunt
As Operational Manager Henrietta "Hetty" Lange
LL Cool JLL Cool J
As Special Agent Sam Hanna


The episode begins with a robbery at the LA Live Center. The robbers are wearing costumes of a clown, a gorilla, etc. They rob the van, shoot the guards guarding the goods and then blow it off. At the precinct, Sam is doing some paper work and Callen and Kensi didn’t show up on time as they did not want to do it. Deeks is not to be seen. Granger arrives and tells Kensi that Deeks is testifying on a particular case and so he would be assisting Kensi on field. Oh No! Eric signals them to arrive at the ops. Nell and Eric then show them the footage of the robbery. Thanks to lots of traffic cameras; they got a lot of footage and details of what went down. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorShane Brennan
DeveloperMarv Wolfman
Executive ProducerDoug Holtby  |  Shane Brennan  |  R. Scott Gemmill
Co-Executive ProducerFrank Military
Supervising ProducerCheo Hodari Coker
ProducerDavid Bellisario  |  Dave Kalstein  |  Rick Tunell
Co-ProducerErik Whitmyre
Consulting ProducerGil Grant
Associate ProducerChad W. Murray (1)
Production DesignerThomas Fichter
CastingJason Kennedy (1)  |  Susan Bluestein
Second Assistant DirectorSuzanne Saltz
MusicJay Ferguson
Music SupervisorMark Wike
Costume DesignerDarryl Levine
HairstylistBrooks Stenstrom
Key GripJerry L. Marshall
Set DecoratorMichele Poulik
Property MasterSteven B. Melton
Construction CoordinatorMike Brooks (1)
Production Sound MixerDavid M. Schneider
Script SupervisorDiana Valentine
Production CoordinatorLaura P. Napoli
Script CoordinatorJimmey Donchey
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
Production AccountantMatthew Klipper
"A" Camera OperatorRuss McElhatton
Sound SupervisorWilson Dyer
AssistantChad Mazero  |  Erin Broadhurst  |  Dana Scanlon
Casting AssociateMeredith Fordney  |  Krysti Baxter
Special Effects SupervisorDon Frazee
ColoristPatrick Woodard
Sound Effects EditorKevin Fisher
Makeup ArtistChris Burgoyne
Writers' PASara Servi
1st Assistant AccountantDana Michaelsen
ThemeJames S. Levine
Multi Media CoordinatorJustin Maradiegue
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