NCIS: Los Angeles

Season 1 Episode 13


Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jan 26, 2010 on CBS
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Episode Summary

As a scheduled staff training session is interrupted by an "Agent needs assistance" page, the team begins assessing the situation and looking for their missing agent.

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  • Name of song?

    Can someone tell me the name of the song at the end
  • LOL so fake

    The scene where Callen shoots the Taro brother is so stupid. Callen shoots the guy 4 times in the chest and yet somehow the guy is still alive and able to talk for ever. He is not in pain and speaks very clearly and calmly for someone with bullet holes in their chest. Memo directors, stop making characters superhuman, it is not possible.
  • Much needed shuffle of the character line up

    This was an episode for a shake up of the character list. Dom is gone - and that's what needed to happen as the character wasn't really fitting in.

    Eric has made the 'stars listing' instead of being a 'reacurring role' character. This is EXCELLENT as this character is intruiging (not to mention cute - if only they'd give him nicer glasses to wear) but with the character of Ty I'm a little confused as to what Eric's role is supposed to be.

    Anyway NCIS LA is looking better for the changes and I do hope they give quality time to ALL the characters in their regular star cast line up - including Eric.moreless
  • it was a great episode of drama and melt down i fell like it still needs some thing over all a good episode

    i thought it was amzing specie deffently a callenge for the people how make that show posible but when dont find dome vail that maks me sad cause they need to end were they find dome that were i hope to see this show at the end of the seson!i think over aal it waz a amazing spin off of ncis but they need to stop adding ncis and start acting like its there dont get me wrong it not bad when they add ncis but to mch on one seson is bad real bad and i hope i see more from this show!moreless
  • An agent is kid(man?)napped.

    What a night for the CBS dramas. While my favorite of the three, The Good Wife, was in reruns, NCIS, and its spin-off show, NCIS: Los Angeles, delivered two outstanding hours of television.

    Tonight's Los Angeles was just pure adrenaline, no boring downtime, no lethargic questioning, just all-out chaos in search of their missing agent, one Dominic Vail. This proved that this show might have hope after all, after I wrote it off for awhile, and continues to be the best LA cop show, despite what some SouthLand fans might try to hoodwink you into believing.

    The ending sequence was a bit hackneyed, but effective and different from what we had been accustomed to seeing from this show, proving that these characters can feel emotion as well, and are not just superheroes at hand-to-hand combat fighting.

    Great episode. Let's see where the show goes from here.moreless
Linda Hunt

Linda Hunt

Henrietta 'Hetty' Lange

Chris O'Donnell

Chris O'Donnell

NCIS Special Agent G. Callen

LL Cool J

LL Cool J

NCIS Special Agent Sam Hanna

Peter Cambor

Peter Cambor

Operational Psychologist Nate Getz

Daniela Ruah

Daniela Ruah

NCIS Special Agent Kensi Blye

Barrett Foa

Barrett Foa

Tech Operator Eric Beale

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (4)

    • Karaoke:
      Callen sang To All the Girls I Loved Before
      Sam sang My Funny Valentine
      Nate sang a Everybody (Backstreets Back)
      Hetty sang Wanted Dead or Alive

    • Dom has a hand drawn picture on his refrigerator to "Uncle Dom".

    • At the end of the episode, Callen has Dom's Alpha Centauri Imperial Class Guardians Bobble-head on his desk.

    • During the end montage sequence, Eric is seen dealing with his stress by playing a video game. He is playing "Mass Effect 2", a game that was released to the public on January 26, 2010, the day of the original airing.

  • QUOTES (8)

    • Callen: (About karaoke the night before) Nate, friends don't let friends sing boy bands.

    • Kensi: Has anyone seen Dom?
      Sam: No, but that's one way to avoid a hangover, don't show up for karaoke.
      Callen: Yeah. Don't show up for work… in thirty seconds he's going to be rookie meat.
      (Hetty walks up)
      Hetty: Your watch is slow, Mr. Callen.
      Sam: Bravo!
      Kensi: Hetty, alright!
      Eric: Wow! The crowd goes wild.
      Callen: Wanted Dead or Alive, an inspired choice, Hetty.
      Hetty: Well, there's no magic quite like a quixotic combination of Messner's Cognac and Bon Jovi.

    • Ty: (to Kensi about Dom): He's a pretty good geek, you know, for an agent.

    • Hetty: Let's open our books to page one and begin.
      (Phone beeps)
      Kensi: Sorry, (Turns phone off), off.
      Hetty: Mm-umm, a safe work environment is not just a goal... (Phone rings)
      Callen: That's me, sorry phasers on stun.
      Hetty: Does the word vibrate mean anything to you people! (Sam's phone beeps) If your behind this Mr. Beal…
      Eric: What? (sighs) It wasn't me, promise. (Hetty's phone beeps)
      Hetty: (embarrassed) Oh.

    • (Kensi is upset over Dom, feeling guilty)
      Hetty: You listen, guilt is the strongest emotion, the most powerful emotion that we exhibit. It's so easy to feel and it's impossible to dismiss. It's also a strong motivator, but it tends to cloud our judgment. I'm talking from experience.
      Kensi: Agent Sullivan?
      Hetty: (nods head) Oh, God, I don't know how many days I second guessed myself after we lost him. Remember that you are a strong woman.
      Kensi: Sometimes it just gets to be too much, you know.
      Hetty: (grabs her hand) Yeah. Sometimes. But don't think for a minute that they can do it without us.

    • (Sam leaves the boathouse and Callen follows)
      Sam: (About Dom) If I'd only ridden him harder.
      Callen: If you'd ridden him any harder, he would have washed out.
      Sam: Either way, this wouldn't have happened.
      Callen: Maybe, maybe not.
      Sam: I don't know how you keep a lid on your feelings.
      Callen: I just focus on the case.
      Sam: It's not natural, G.

    • (About the beach)
      Sam: Why you choose to live in this area is yet another Callen mystery.
      Callen: Well, the atmosphere stimulates my brain.

    • (Kensi hands over the on-board camera from Dom's car.)
      Kensi: Ty, could you look at this?
      Ty: Aw, poor little fellow. Who'd want to shoot you?
      Kensi: You talk to your computer parts?
      Ty: Do you talk to your plants when you water 'em?
      Kensi: Just my orchids, but they can be tricky.

  • NOTES (2)

    • International Air Dates:
      United Kingdom: April 5, 2010 on Sky1/Sky1 HD
      New Zealand: May 3, 2010
      Sweden: May 11, 2010 on TV3
      Norway: May 31, 2010 on TV3
      Germany: October 2, 2010 on SAT 1
      Finland: November 10, 2010 on Nelonen
      Czech Republic: February 4, 2011 on AXN
      Slovakia: August 25, 2011 on Markiza

    • Music:
      See Me by Rob Giles