NCIS: Los Angeles Favourite Episodes

by MovieTVRomanceFan | created - 13 Feb 2018 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

List of my favourite episodes of NCIS: Los Angeles, the first spin-off series of the NCIS franchise.

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1. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Allegiance (2014)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A man dies in an explosion of his car; he's an undercover agent of the US Department of the Treasury, who investigated an ancient Middle Eastern technique for anonymous transfers of funds; the team solve the puzzle and prevent a tragedy.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 290

2. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Fool Me Twice (2017)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Callen and the team question Joelle's backstory after she escapes from a kidnapping and turns to Callen for help.

Director: Benny Boom | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 180

3. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: The Silo (2017)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Kensi is transported to a missile launch facility to help thwart a takeover of nuclear weapons.

Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 225

4. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: To Live and Die in Mexico (2018)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Callen, Sam and Kensi, along with an unconscious Deeks, search for a safe way out of Mexico, while a cartel boss places a bounty on their heads.

Director: Frank Military | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 262

5. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Superhuman (2018)

TV-14 | 41 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A prototype tactical assault suit is stolen from a Navy base and used in a jewelry heist; the team must determine who stole the suit and what their next target is; retired Navy Admiral Hollace Kilbride temporarily oversees the team.

Director: Dennis Smith | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 193

6. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: The Prince (2018)

TV-14 | 40 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Callen and Sam are assigned to protect a deputy prince whose decoy is assassinated.

Director: Lily Mariye | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 181

7. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Hit List (2018)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The team is in danger when their pictures are included on a cartel hit list.

Director: Eric A. Pot | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 181

8. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Pro Se (2018)

TV-14 | 41 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Deeks is worried for informant Tiffany Williams when she is arrested during an undercover.

Director: Benny Boom | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 182

9. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Ninguna Salida (2018)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The NCIS team go all out to rescue a team member and kidnapped child in a daring mission on foreign soil.

Director: John Peter Kousakis | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 265

10. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: A Line in the Sand (2018)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

During a battle with a cartel, Sam is shot. A suspect reveals information about Spencer Williams.

Director: Frank Military | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 252

11. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Glasnost (2016)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Callen is forced to interrogate his father when he's found in an NCIS patient's hospital during a radiation poisoning case. In the meantime, the team discusses their plans for Thanksgiving.

Director: John Peter Kousakis | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 208

12. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Hot Water (2017)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The mole has once again compromised the NCIS team as planted evidence results in the arrests of Callen, Sam, Granger and Deeks, on the day Under Secretary Duggan returns for Hetty's resignation.

Director: Dennis Smith | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 312

13. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Under Siege (2017)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Hetty goes rogue and an agent is kidnapped by the mole.

Director: Ruba Nadda | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 228

14. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Payback (2017)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

One agent is held in an unknown location and being tortured by the mole, while another is betrayed by someone unexpected.

Director: Terrence O'Hara | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 247

15. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Getaway (2017)

TV-PG | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Nell and Eric go undercover at a couple's retreat when the Treasury Department is hacked and the crime is linked to a tech-savvy husband and wife.

Director: Tony Wharmby | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 201

16. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: 767 (2017)

TV-14 | 41 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Sam and Callen board a flight to Tokyo posing as businessmen to trail an engineer trying to sell schematics for a missile destroyer.

Director: Benny Boom | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 196

17. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: From Havana with Love (2017)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The NCIS team investigates a defense contractor, Rebecca Larmont, designing a nuclear attack weapon after her estranged husband, Victor Larmont, says he has proof she is selling Navy ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Smith | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 180

18. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Battle Scars (2017)

TV-14 | 40 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Hetty's old colleagues from the Vietnam War partner with the team when a Navy Captain kidnaps a corrupt Veterans Affairs administrator.

Director: James Whitmore Jr. | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 188

19. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Golden Days (2017)

TV-14 | 41 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The team works with Hetty's old Vietnam War colleagues on a gold heist investigation.

Director: Ruba Nadda | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 184

20. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Uncaged (2017)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

After Sam's wife, Michelle (Aunjanue Ellis), is taken from her home, the kidnappers demand the prison release of Tahir Khaled (Anslem Richardson), Sam's arch nemesis, in exchange for information on her whereabouts.

Director: Frank Military | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 223

21. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Unleashed (2017)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Sam Hanna goes rogue from the NCIS team in an attempt to stop Tahir Khaled from ever targeting his family again.

Director: John Peter Kousakis | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 196

22. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Active Measures (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Season 7 begins with Callen going rogue and embarking on a secret mission that leaves Sam and the team in the dark. Hetty demands his operation be shut down and that the team intercept him before it's too late.

Director: John Peter Kousakis | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 264

23. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Citadel (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

DEA agent Talia Del Campo seeks help from NCIS after her partner is murdered. Meanwhile, Kensi grows suspicious that Deeks is hiding something, but he surprises her by introducing her to his mother.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 266

24. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Command & Control (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Callen and Sam receive a cell phone on their day off and the caller threatens to kill innocent people if they don't do as he says.

Directors: James Hanlon, Terrence O'Hara | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 239

25. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Blame It on Rio (2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The team helps NCIS agent Tony DiNozzo track down a money launderer who escaped just before being brought into his custody.

Director: Dennis Smith | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 352

26. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Come Back (2016)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

When Kensi and Deeks announce that they're moving in together, Hetty sends them both to protect a witness, which happens to be Kensi's ex-fiancé.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 214

27. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Cancel Christmas (2015)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A suspected North Korean spy is poisoned and hit by a truck carrying Christmas trees. The team investigates and tries to learn who is smuggling spies into the country. Meanwhile, Deeks and ... See full summary »

Director: Paul A. Kaufman | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 220

28. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Internal Affairs (2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Deeks is arrested and interrogated in connection with the murder of his former partner, while the team tries to prove his innocence.

Director: Eric A. Pot | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 308

29. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: An Unlocked Mind (2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Kensi and Deeks go undercover as cult members to rescue a former Department of Defense employee brainwashed into revealing classified information, as the rest of the team works to prevent the cult from selling the government secrets.

Director: Chris O'Donnell | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 236

30. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Talion (2016)

TV-14 | 40 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Sam receives a distress code from his son that his school has been taken over by a group of extremists, so the team heads to San Francisco to save the hostages.

Director: John Peter Kousakis | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 240

31. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Fish Out of Water (2014)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

At a fish market in LA an explosion kills two employees; G, Sam, and Deeks look for evidence of international terrorism; while working with a DEA agent, the team solve the case and find the bad guys; Kensi overseas takes a shot but misses.

Director: Terrence O'Hara | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 251

32. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Hand-to-Hand (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

In an alley in Los Angeles a photographer finds the body of a Marine lance corporal, Zuna, from Camp Pendleton, who bled to death; most recently he served as a guard at a bio-lab facility; ... See full summary »

Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Peter Cambor, Daniela Ruah, Barrett Foa

Votes: 302

33. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Fame (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

At 02:15 one morning a Navy lieutenant (j.g.), Brian, with two gunshot wounds, in a car not his own, drives into a canyon from Mulholland Drive in Los Angeles, then dies; Callen and company... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Smith | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Peter Cambor, Daniela Ruah, Barrett Foa

Votes: 275

34. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Found (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Dom shows up as a prisoner on a jihadist website; the OSP team swing into action; Sam sees his friend Moe; a runner provides a lead to a wealthy source of funds for terrorism; Dom escapes with help, and Sam finds him but not soon enough.

Director: James Whitmore Jr. | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Peter Cambor, Daniela Ruah, Barrett Foa

Votes: 288

35. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Missing (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Dom, using his cellphone, broadcasts messages seeking help; they respond; they find Dom's car, unoccupied and bloody, but there's no sign of him. Eric provides leads, which they trace, and they make some progress, but Dom remains missing.

Director: David Barrett | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Peter Cambor, Daniela Ruah, Barrett Foa

Votes: 299

36. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Random on Purpose (2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A Navy chief petty officer dies of a slashed throat; he worked with a highly classified technology; Callen and company investigate. Abby, from Washington, DC, lends a hand, gets into a mess, and solves 15 murders, then G zaps the bad guy.

Director: Steven DePaul | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Peter Cambor, Daniela Ruah, Adam Jamal Craig

Votes: 328

37. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Till Death Do Us Part (2019)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

After months of planning, the NCIS family celebrates the wedding of Kensi and Deeks.

Director: Tony Wharmby | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 280

38. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Reign Fall (2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Sam reflects on his own upbringing and relationship with his father when the team investigates the murders of marines who have sons in military academies.

Director: Christine Moore | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 237

39. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Humbug (2014)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The team investigates a burglary at a cyber-security company, but Callen must steer clear of the crime scene after Hetty reveals his girlfriend, Joelle, is one of the lead witnesses. Also, ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Wharmby | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 326

40. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Spiral (2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Calllen's routine operation becomes anything but. Posing as a mailroom clerk in order to get close to a suspected arms dealer, he becomes a hostage when terrorists take over the office.

Director: Larry Teng | Stars: Brian Glanney, Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen

Votes: 287

41. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Forest for the Trees (2015)

TV-14 | 41 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Callen and Sam are kidnapped when they follow an anonymous tip about a missing NSA agent. When the team discovers they are nowhere to be found, they realize it could have been a trap set by terrorists.

Director: Diana Valentine | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 239

42. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Fighting Shadows (2015)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

After a successful sting, an explosion claims the lives of three FBI agents; Kensi and Deeks realize their secret is out.

Director: Tony Wharmby | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 255

43. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Beacon (2015)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Callen and Sam are surprised when a murder victim turns up alive and wants their help. The NCIS OSP team investigates and finds that someone has broken the rules of sanctions against Russia. Arkady's in trouble again.

Director: Diana Valentine | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 232

44. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: A Diamond in the Rough (2018)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The NCIS team investigates the home invasion of Navy Captain Dean Hadlow, who was entertaining his friend, General Omer Abidi of Pakistan, when robbers successfully stole money, jewelry and... See full summary »

Director: James Hanlon | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 166

45. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
Episode: Joyride (2018)

TV-PG | 41 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The team searches for a Marine reservist with a history of PTSD who disappears after a drunk and disorderly altercation.

Director: Tawnia McKiernan | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa

Votes: 167

46. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )