NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )

Skin Deep 

A man stops an ambulance, kills the EMTs, stabs the patient, and removes an object from his chest; the victim was a civilian scientist working for the US Navy; G and Callen put the puzzle together and find both the killer and the object.


Paul A. Kaufman


Shane Brennan (created by), Gil Grant




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Chris O'Donnell ... G. Callen
Daniela Ruah ... Kensi Blye
Eric Christian Olsen ... Marty Deeks
Barrett Foa ... Eric Beale
Renée Felice Smith ... Nell Jones
Linda Hunt ... Hetty Lange
LL Cool J ... Sam Hanna
Kathleen Rose Perkins ... Coroner Rose Carlyle
Ricardo Molina ... Sonny Amador
Jer Adrianne Lelliott ... Lance Eddings (as Jeremy Lelliott)
Andy Umberger ... Andrew Hughes
Brian George ... Indian Restaurant Manager
Greg Cipes ... Drunk Guy
Andrew Lukich ... Paramedic Driver
Erik Aude ... Burly Surfer (as Erik Audé)


An unknown man stops an ambulance on an emergency run, shoots to death the two EMTs, stabs the patient, and removes an object from his chest; a bystander, Lance, captures the attack with a smartphone; some of the footage shows up on a website; the victim, Kevin, was a civilian scientist who had worked on a highly classified project in surveillance technology for the US Navy. G and Sam check out Kevin's pad and continue to a golf club, where they find the body of a surgeon inside his car; Kensi and Deeks check out Lance's pad. Eric and Nell learn about Semih, a Turkish diplomat who arrived in Los Angeles this morning, and who has connections with a network of Iranian intelligence agents, one of whom specializes in surveillance technology; G and Sam trace Semih. Kensi and Deeks find Lance, who eventually cooperates; the team complete putting together the pieces of the puzzle, then they go to a ceramics studio, where they find both the killer and the object of interest. Written by DocRushing

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Plot Keywords:

swimwear | towel | fistfight | theft | abuse | See All (8) »


Action | Crime | Drama


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Release Date:

20 November 2012 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, 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?


This is the first time Deek is called Shaggy. See more »


When the team is discussing the antagonist's computer, Eric acts like he is reading detailed information from his monitor despite the screen only ever displaying a basic map. At one point you can even see him lightly pressing keys and yet the screen never changes. See more »


Una Muneca
Produced by Richard Wolf
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