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An explosion in the desert rekindles the search for stolen nuclear weapons and prompts Hetty to shuffle the NCIS: LA partnerships, sending Callen and Kensi overseas and Sam and Deeks teamed up stateside

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x24
Airdate: Tuesday May 14th, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

CA (Global) May 14, 2013
UK (sky 1) Jun 16, 2013
AU (ten) Jul 23, 2013
Hungary Nov 18, 2013


Guest Stars
Alon AboutboulAlon Aboutboul
As Naseem Vaziri
Aunjanue EllisAunjanue Ellis
As Michelle Hanna
Christopher LambertChristopher Lambert
As Marcel Janvier
Massi FurlanMassi Furlan
As Mikhail Andros
Miguel FerrerMiguel Ferrer
As NCIS Assistant Director Owen Granger
Timothy V. MurphyTimothy V. Murphy
As Isaak Sidorov
Pavel LychnikoffPavel Lychnikoff
As Michael Zhrov

Co-Guest Stars
Kym JacksonKym Jackson
As Maya Yerzov
Natasha AlamNatasha Alam
As Veronica Pisconov
Fahim FazliFahim Fazli
As Iranian Guard
Gabriel LunaGabriel Luna
As Geology Student
Zylan BrooksZylan Brooks
As Bank Manager
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 a group of Geologists surveying a barren land. One of the students spots something at a distance. They go to check. The professor notices the timer on the nuclear weapon and tells his students that they need to get out of this place. They try run as fast as possible. The bomb explodes. In the ops, Eric tells the team that Gamma rays and X-rays were picked up by satellites, but the radiation has affected only the uninhabited areas of the desert. Granger is on a video conference with his team and he tells them that Russia, China, Great Britain and India have denied any involvement. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorShane Brennan
Executive ProducerShane Brennan  |  John 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 ProducerGil Grant  |  Joe Sachs
Associate ProducerChristopher J. Molnar  |  Chad W. Murray (1)
Production DesignerThomas Fichter
EditorEric Wilson (2)  |  M. Edward Salier  |  Lise Johnson (1)
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 ManagerTony Salome
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 Elam  |  Chris Haire
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 OperatorTerence Nightingall
Sound SupervisorWilson Dyer
AssistantSarah K. Moss  |  Dana Scanlon  |  Erin Broadhurst
Casting AssociateMeredith Fordney  |  Krysti Baxter
Special Effects SupervisorDon Frazee
ColoristPatrick Woodard
Sound Effects EditorKevin Fisher
Technical AdvisorOsama Shofani
Makeup ArtistChris Burgoyne
"B" Camera OperatorScott Browner
ADR SupervisorJay Keiser
1st Assistant AccountantDana Michaelsen
Construction AssistantKrista Schoenbaum
ThemeJames S. Levine
Multi Media CoordinatorJustin Maradiegue
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