Vance and Hetty have know each other for at least 11 years.
Hetty says that DARPA is the Defense Research Projects Agency. She omitted Advanced.
Kensi has the ability to read lips.
Sam: I guess they are still working on your office.
Sam: Know when it's going to be ready?
Nate: I don't know.
Sam: Who knows?
Sam: You wanna ask her?
Nate: You're armed, you ask her.
Sam: You're the psychologist.
Nate: Look, I've been trained to profile suspects and brief you guys on operations. And with three years of college, not to mention two more years to get my masters and doctorate and when it comes to Hetty ..... Clueless.
Callen: He's a bureaucrat, Sam thinks I have a deep-seated suspicion of them.
Director Vance: I'm a bureaucrat, Agent Callen.
Callen: I don't have a deep-seated suspicion of you, uh, Director.
(Callen, Sam and Jimmy dive for cover behind a car from an assassin firing at them)
Sam: You want to peek your head over and take a look?
Callen: I'm good.
Kensi: (about a married couple they are protecting) They're going all married couple on us.
Nate: They're kissing?
Kensi: Fighting, Nate.
Dominic: Oh sh…. Oh.. Uh, guys, I think I lost a button.
Sam: You lost a button?
Dominic: Camera button.
Nate: Whoa, whoa, you lost Hetty's camera button?
Sam: (shaking head) Where'd you lose it?
Dominic: If I knew then it wouldn't be lost.
Callen: Well, it's got to be around here somewhere.
Sam: We've got to find that button.
Nate: How could you lose Hetty's camera button, I mean…
Sam: (pointing) Just look under there
(Callen, Sam, Nate and Dominic begin looking around the scene)
Dominic: Oh, nooo, Hetty's going to kill me.
Hetty: And the duress word is...?
Dominic: Uh, uh...
Hetty: He who hesitates... is lost, Dominic. In your line of work... dead.
Dominic: Uh, "shadows."
Hetty: And with the utterance of that single word the cavalry will race to the rescue. Let's hope they don't get caught in traffic.
International Air Dates:
Australia: October 28, 2009 on Channel Ten
United Kingdom: November 4, 2009 on Sky1/Sky1 HD
Sweden: December 8, 2009 on TV3
Norway: January 4, 2010 on TV3
Germany: August 7, 2010 on SAT 1
Finland: September 8, 2010 on Nelonen
Czech Republic: December 3, 2010 on AXN
Slovakia: July 12, 2011 on Markiza