Here’s my review of NCIS Los Angeles season eight episode “Battle Scars.” 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.
Most of the time, I don’t pay much attention to the episode titles because they’re mostly unimportant to the plot. But “Battle Scars” is aptly named for an episode that deals with the emotional fallout of this turbulent season and brings back Hetty’s old friends who have their own proverbial scars to deal with. This is just the first part of (presumably?) a two-episode arc, so there’s no sense of resolution, but it does set up some great character moments to focus on.