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S08E18 Getaway

The trend of season eight has been to shake up the partnerships, to bring back characters from previous seasons and to allow Nell and Eric the opportunity to develop outside the safety of the ops centre.  Much of this has been due to Daniela Ruah’s pregnancy  and the influence of new showrunner Scott Gemmill, and the result has reinvigorated the show. Getaway not only sees the return of Anna, but also reintroduces NCIS Agent Dave Flynn, last seen in season four’s failed backdoor pilot of NCIS Red.  Dave is now with the Cyber Division in San Diego and Hetty ‘borrows’ him to run ops, which allows Nell and Eric to work together on their first undercover assignment – as a couple. Continue reading

S07E18 Exchange Rate

vlcsnap-2016-03-16-18h02m38s998The case of the week began with a simple premise; a prisoner exchange goes wrong.  Cuban prisoner Ricardo Pena held in America was to be exchanged for an former US Naval Officer held in Cuba.  When Pena escapes the team are called in to investigate and quickly discover that it was Anna Kolchek who sprung him.  The case then becomes increasingly complex, with the team challenging why Pena escaped rather than head home to Cuba, why the Department of Justice had two separate records with Pena’s details and why it was imperative that Pena be imprisoned.  Eventually Callen and Anna realise Pena is actually a Russian spy who was keen to complete his mission and return to Russia.  Continue reading