Sooorry for being so short at the end… real life is calling… going to write a little more in the comments later… just a short note… Season Six is proceeding as good as it started… What do you think ??
NCIS Los Angeles Stars Tease Nell’s Recovery, Possible Future For Nell and Eric
NCIS: Los Angeles is known more for being a high stakes/action-packed drama than a comedy.
But after my recent chat with stars Renée Felice Smith (Nell) and Barrett Foa (Eric), it was easy to see that the intensity of the job is not following these two off the set when they’re doing a full day of press side by side.
Trust me, their collective bubbliness was a very good thing for a lively chat to talk not only about what we’ll see in NCIS Los Angeles Season 6 Episode 4, but also to show just how much fun they’re having working on the popular CBS series.
The twosome talked about Nell’s road to recovery from her first kill, how Nate Getz’s return will stir things up and whether we’re going to be seeing any movement in the Nell/Eric relationship. Let’s see what they had to say…
NCIS Los Angeles "The 3rd Choir" Promotional Picture
Pictured: LL COOL J (Special Agent Sam Hanna) and Chris O'Donnell (Special Agent G. Callen). When the NCIS: LA team learns that someone from their past is targeting one of their own, they desperately search the city. Meanwhile, Operational Psychologist Nate Getz visits Nell to help her through her traumatic experience, on NCIS: LOS ANGELES, Monday, Oct. 20 (9:59-11:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Peter Cambor returns as Operational Psychologist Nate Getz and Gerald McRaney ("Jericho") guest stars as a retired Navy admiral. Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
by Gayle (@DensiLand)
Written by Dana Scanlon & R. Scott Gemmill; Directed by Diana Valentine
Official CBS press release – “The 3rd Choir” – When the NCIS: LA team learns that someone from their past is targeting one of their own, they desperately search the city. Meanwhile, Operational Psychologist Nate Getz visits Nell to help her through her traumatic experience, on NCIS: LOS ANGELES, Monday, Oct. 20 (9:59-11:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Peter Cambor returns as Operational Psychologist Nate Getz and Gerald McRaney (“Jericho”) guest stars as a retired Navy admiral.
Head’s up – Dr. Nate is back! Nell just experienced her first “killshot” and presumably is struggling to handle the repercussions. Yet with Hetty being targeted, her extended absence from the team, the hunt for Mattias and the NCIS mole, as well as Kensi’s troubling response to recounting her Afghanistan mission, might Nate have more than one team member to assist? With the DoJ still in the Mission, might they rattle yet another member of the team? Don’t forget Nell and Eric also know of Hetty’s pre-op connection to Jack….
Season 6 seems to be providing more sneak peaks. The first this week shows the fearless Hetty propelling herself out a window! Is this some sort of vision/nightmare or simply another creative escape for the mysterious manager? Yet the prime question remains: Who within (or access to) NCIS would purposefully betray Hetty to the level of mortal danger? And more importantly, why?
Hetty makes a reference to “sacrifices”. Is she recalling one (or more) of her own? An undertaking of the team, as a group or individuals? Is it specific to a particular event, a personal toll, or perhaps a professional responsibility? Do such sacrifices serve as points of pride or result in disturbing regrets?
As expected the team is being led by Callen, who unsurprisingly takes personal action to hasten the capture of Mattias and presumably reinstate the safe return of Hetty. Let’s be honest, they will still sooner follow Callen rather than Granger, who technically is in charge. While Granger’s recent words and actions are warming more viewers to the curmudgeonly character, has the Assistant Director accomplished the same among the LA-based unit? The group instinctively closes ranks and it seems they may be ready to include Granger now that he’s demonstrating his concern for the team as much as Hetty. Honestly, who has the… courage to “distract” the DoJ as pointedly as he did recently? Oh wait, Eric did! (These guys may be hanging around Deeks too much!)
Speaking of the mop-topped man, within a matter of moments he and Kensi are volleying a possible record-setting number of confounding, fan-baffling innuendos! Only these two (with the primed pen of Mr. R. Scott Gemmill) could bundle future kids’ names, pregnancy, strippers, stage names, Superman, underwear, and the returning “pantaloons” into a believable conversation. With Scott Gemmill continuing his writing effort for his fifth straight episode and the show reclaims it’s “mojo”, NCISLA and Densi fans may soon declare him their savior!
Partnering with Mr. Gemmill this week is another new voice among the writers, Mr. Dana Scanlon. Previously serving as assistant to the executive producers when the show launched, it’s likely he will bring a level of familiarity to the script. Likewise, Ms. Diana Valentine returns to the Director’s Chair for her fourth iteration as she melds into her new full-time role.
As the internal saga advances, can anyone confidently speculate what’s NEXT… on NCISLA?