NCIS Los Angeles review: “767”

Here’s my review of NCIS Los Angeles season eight episode “767.” 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.

Are you terrified of flying? Perhaps this is not the episode for you. “767” gave us an investigation in the sky, and it was an exciting hour of television. We finally get to see Callen and Sam team up again and the rest of the team settled back in their usual roles. Other than the nightmare scenario of people waving around guns on the plane, this episode was pretty good, despite being rather ordinary.
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NCIS Los Angeles review: “Getaway”

Here’s my review of NCIS Los Angeles season eight episode “Getaway.” 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 was quite harsh on the previous two episodes because they didn’t seem to live up to the quality we’ve had all season. But “Getaway” was a return to form. There were many fun moments and a focus on undercover work again. And finally, Eric and Nell had their time in the sun (literally and figuratively), all making for an entertaining hour of TV.
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NCIS Los Angeles review: “Queen Pin”

Here’s my review of NCIS Los Angeles season eight episode “Queen Pin.” 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.

In the two episodes since the end of the mole storyline, the thing that strikes me most is that the team feels scattered. Kensi is back to work, but we’re lacking the usual team banter. In “Queen Pin,” Callen and Anna deal with a separate case, while Sam does undercover work alone and the rest of the team hovers around the edge of the plot to provide support when necessary.
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NCIS Los Angeles review: “Old Tricks”

Here’s my review of NCIS Los Angeles season eight episode “Old Tricks.” 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 suppose anything after the last three action packed episodes was going to be a bit of a letdown. There needs to be some quiet after the adrenaline-fueled storyline the characters just went through. Unfortunately, that doesn’t make for a very compelling story. “Old Tricks” plays more like filler, letting our characters go back to normal with barely any consequences.
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