Sam is chosen to interrogate the group which may possibly compromise the mission. Note: This episode is the only one of the entire series that has no intro. Instead it has a superimposed title. The episode ends in a with Kensi being shot by an unknown sniper and it is not yet known if she is alive, having been injured by the bullet or dead. Meanwhile, Callen keeps looking for answers about his past.
The event took place in the form of a two-part crossover. Kim May 8, 2012 2012-05-08 322 14. Wilson October 18, 2011 2011-10-18 305 15. Scott Gemmill January 3, 2012 2012-01-03 312 17. The episode ends with Callen confronting Hetty about her knowledge about his past and family.
Despite her efforts, Holden is eventually caught and arrested. The series is set in Los Angeles, California, and follows the stories of the members of the Office of Special Projects, an undercover division of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. But they soon find evidence suggesting that an illegal sweatshop might actually be a cover for a human trafficking ring or terrorists. The team investigates to determine whether the shooting is an isolated incident or a terrorist attack. Archived from on June 10, 2012. . The humanitarian agent from their previous mission was revealed to have been forced to ambush Jada Khaled after members of a French company who possessed ties with the Sudanese dictator kidnapped his family and threatened to kill them if he didn't kill her.
Meanwhile, Callen and Sam celebrate five years as partners. The series' first season was originally planned to have thirteen episodes. Through many suspects and an unexpected twist for Deeks and Kensi, they eventually capture the agent. When the Interpol Agent the team were working with is murdered, Granger takes over the case, forcing the team to report to him while still resenting his involvement. The victim was killed to prevent disclosure of the attack.
It is ultimately revealed that Hunter assumed the identity of Ilena Vadim - a member of the family who distanced herself from them - to infiltrate the Comescu family; the other members of the team are unaware of her exact allegiance until she kills Alexa and retrieves a laptop from the Comescu beach house. Frank Military March 27, 2012 2012-03-27 319 14. Season 3, Episode 2 September 27, 2011 Season 3, Episode 2 September 27, 2011 A national-security threat arises when the creator of software linked to a cyber attack vanishes, and the team works with the National Security Agency to find the man. They eventually find and capture Prodeman, who reveals he has already sold the vials to a Doctor Rachel Holden, who is nowhere to be found. Hetty confronts Alexa, matriarch of the Comescu family, and it is revealed that Callen's grandfather was an agent who killed several members of the family; the Comescus retaliated, killing his mother, but leaving Callen and his sister alive. Wilson February 21, 2012 2012-02-21 316 15.
She then collapses to the ground, her fate unknown. Season 3, Episode 18 March 20, 2012 Season 3, Episode 18 March 20, 2012 A man is gunned down outside of the Vietnamese consulate just prior to an international conference at the venue that the Secretary of the Navy is to attend. Scott Gemmill May 1, 2012 2012-05-01 321 15. Research soon finds that Holden who believes that the Earth's population has grown too huge in the last thousand of years is planning on unleashing the smallpox to cut the population in half so that the Earth itself could recover. Also Kensi and Deeks share a kiss to protect their cover. Later, under pressure from both Hetty and Callen, Granger finally tells them the reason for him coming to Los Angeles: he's here to catch a killer and the camera then shows him looking over at Kensi, suggesting it might have something to do with her.
However, instead of being just a three-second image, various black and white images demonstrating what will happen during the episode are displayed on screen. Meanwhile, Sam's most prized possession is stolen. These episodes served as a backdoor pilot for the series. On October 7, 2009, after rating as the most watched new show of the Fall 2009 U. The team soon find that Holden is at an International Leaders of Tomorrow summit, giving away smallpox-infected t-shirts to teenagers which would in turn cause the smallpox to spread. Meanwhile, Callen continues searching for more information about his past.
Meanwhile, Eric and Nell discover that Lauren Hunter, the Office of Special Projects' Operations Manager, is a member of the Comescus. Archived from on June 11, 2012. This has since been expanded to the first four seasons of the show. Scott Gemmill November 1, 2011 2011-11-01 307 15. The episode ends in a with the other characters realizing that Hetty has been shot by Alexa. Archived from on June 26, 2012. .