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TV Series Review

When CBS finds a formula that works, they stick with it. NCIS: Los Angeles is the newest crime procedural to glut the network's prime-time docket, and as such it deviates little from its predecessor, NCIS (or for that matter NCIS' predecessor, JAG). Each episode serves up a self-contained mystery to be cracked through nifty technology, creative problem solving and a shoot-out or two. Granted, the crime-fighting environs are a bit sunnier than the original NCIS (which takes place in Washington, D.C.), but beyond that small detail, along with a few new faces, this could be NCIS on TiVo.

Senior Special Agent "G" Callen—renowned for his uncanny ability to work undercover—is the man on point here, supported by partner Sam Hanna, forensics experts Kensi Blye and Marty Deeks, tech operators Eric Beal and Nell Jones and brainy dorm mom Hetty Lange. Together, they solve the thorniest crimes.

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Episode Reviews

Dec. 1, 2019: "Mother"
NCIS: Los Angeles: Apr. 1, 2018 "The Monster"
NCISLosAngeles: November242009
Dec. 16, 2018: "Joyride"



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Chris O'Donnell as "G" Callen; Peter Cambor as Nate Getz; Daniela Ruah as Kensi Blye; Linda Hunt as Henrietta 'Hetty' Lange; LL Cool J as Sam Hanna; Barrett Foa as Eric Beal; Eric Christian Olsen as Marty Deeks; Renée Felice Smith as Nell Jones; Nia Long as Assistant Director Shay Mosley; Andrea Bordeaux as Special Agent Harley Hidoko; Bar Paly as Anna Kolcheck; John M. Jackson as A.J. Chegwidden; Marsha Thomason as Nicole DeChamps; Bar Paly as Anna Kolcheck; Vyto Ruginis as Arkady Kolcheck; Miguel Ferrer as Owen Granger; Peter Cambor as Nate Getz;






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