NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )

Human Traffic 

Deeks disappears while on an undercover assignment for the LAPD; Hetty offers help, so Callen and company lend a hand; Eric follows a trace to a Serbian bad guy; Deeks shows up and solves the case, and the team get him out of a tight spot.


James Whitmore Jr.


Shane Brennan (created by), Shane Brennan




Episode cast overview:
Chris O'Donnell ... G. Callen
Daniela Ruah ... Kensi Blye
Eric Christian Olsen ... Marty Deeks
Barrett Foa ... Eric Beale
Linda Hunt ... Hetty Lange
LL Cool J ... Sam Hanna
Peter Cambor ... Nate Getz
Michael Harney ... LAPD Detective Frank Scarli
Jon Sklaroff ... Radovan Lazik
Meta Golding ... Jess Traynor
Ricarte Rivera ... Emilio Philip Ortega
Moe Irvin ... Tommy Bishop
Sonny Surowiec ... Bodyguard


G awakens from a dream, and Hetty tells him that Deeks has disappeared while on an extended undercover assignment for the Los Angeles PD after leaving the OSP; the two targets of Deeks's operation have died in the explosion of a car bomb, and the LAPD has lost contact with him; Hetty offers help, so Callen and company lend a hand. One of the dead bad guys, who had a long criminal record, had become recruited into human trafficking on the payroll of Lazik, a Serbian; as soon as an LAPD detective briefs the team at the boathouse, she too dies in a car-bomb explosion; Kensi comments on the similarities between the two explosions. Hetty directs G to find Lazik; Deeks approaches Hetty and tells her that he wishes to continue his operation; Hetty helps; Deeks meets Lazik and speaks with him, but the conversation quickly goes downhill; however, the three musketeers arrive and change the odds. Deeks figures out the rest, and the team tie up the loose ends. Written by DocRushing

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Action | Crime | Drama


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Release Date:

21 September 2010 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


The dramatic music during the opening foot chase is "Lux Æterna" from the score of Requiem for a Dream (2000). See more »


Callen tells Hetty that in his dream he'd been chasing the person who photographed him at his sister's grave through Downtown LA, but the chase occurred on Hollywood Boulevard and through the Hollywood & Highland complex on the opposite side of the city. See more »


Henrietta 'Hetty' Lange: I'll see what I can do. But I have no jurisdiction over the LAPD. They could simply tell me to bugger off.
Marty Deeks: Mmhmm.
[Deeks chucks]
Marty Deeks: Well I'd like to see them try.
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