NCIS Los Angeles Review: “Where’s There’s Smoke…”

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photo credit: thetvaddict.com

Here’s my review of NCIS Los Angeles season seven episode “Where There’s Smoke.” Please note that this isn’t a recap of what happens. I’m assuming that you’ve already seen the episode. There are spoilers in this review.

I’ve been saying all season long that episodes are better when they have a personal connection to the team. Emotions are more intense and tensions are higher. But even when the case isn’t personal, it should put the team in a situation where we can learn more about our characters. Personally, the case in “Where There’s Smoke…” was entertaining and somewhat interesting, but I don’t think it elevated the characters in the same way previous episodes have. I don’t usually focus my reviews on the case, but it’s something to think about as well.

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NCIS Los Angeles Review: “Granger, O”

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photo credit: examiner.com

Here’s my review of NCIS Los Angeles season seven episode “Granger, O.” Please note that this isn’t a recap of what happens. I’m assuming that you’ve already seen the episode. There are spoilers in this review.

We already know from the episode title that we’re finally getting a Granger-centric episode which will reveal more about his past. The twist revealed was a bit predictable but it was made better by the strong performances. In addition, there was strong connection to other episodes from this season, making “Granger, O” a strong episode as we rapidly approach the end of the season.

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NCIS Los Angeles Review: “Head of the Snake”

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photo credit: spoilersguide.com

Here’s my review of NCIS Los Angeles season seven episode “Head of the Snake.” Please note that this isn’t a recap of what happens. I’m assuming that you’ve already seen the episode. There are spoilers in this review.

There haven’t been any really bad episodes of NCISLA this season, and “Head of the Snake” wasn’t a bad episode at all. There was action, there was banter, there was the return of Nate. It was exciting. But somehow, I didn’t really like it and I can’t figure out why. There are a few possible reasons why this episode simply wasn’t engaging to me.

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