NCIS: Los Angeles

Season 1 Episode 15

The Bank Job

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Feb 09, 2010 on CBS

Episode Fan Reviews (4)

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  • Kensi is shot multiple times in a bank holdup and then the story goes back 24 hours. A jihadist group has stolen approximately 5 million dollars to pay for a premiere bank heist team to secure their 50 plus million from being frozen in an LA bank.

    A well acted poorly scripted episode of NCIS: Los Angeles. It seems with this show either the acting is a little off or the plot is poorly done. In this episode without giving away the story, they have the show start with a scene from the end where Kensi gets shot three times and then they cut to 24 hours earlier to set up the story.

    Actually if the acting and the rest of the story hadn't been as good as it was this would have received my lowest score of any NCIS: LA episode yet. This show has great potential, but for some reason just has not found its stride yet. They could have done the scenes in sequence and it would not have distracted at all from the story. The way they did it you end up spending the whole time watching wondering what is going to become of Kensi. I have other thoughts about the sequencing as well but that would give away the plot. You know she isn't dying so what gives. No suspense! Just poor writing!

    I like the overall premise of the story otherwise and you have to wonder about people who do anything for money. Even stranger what some American's will do to be treasonous to their own country. Of course there certainly have been enough of them lately and this show doesn't seem to shy away from controversy. Matter of fact they seem to like to create it if they can.

    So a very strange story line with some out of sequence work that is a little suspicious. Nothing like trying to create drama where there is none. The acting otherwise was quite good and worth seeing. Thanks for reading...