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Backstopped is the third episode of NCIS: Los Angeles Season Three as well as the 51st episode of the entire series.


Operations Manager Hunter rotates the investigative partnerships during an investigation into the death of a Marine who died during an explosion.


Main Characters

Name Portrayed by Occupation
G. Callen Chris O'Donnell Special Agent-in-Charge, NCIS:OSP
Kensi Blye Daniela Ruah Special Agent, NCIS:OSP
Sam Hanna LL Cool J Special Agent, NCIS:OSP
Henrietta Lange Linda Hunt Operations Manager, NCIS:OSP
Eric Beale Barrett Foa Tech Operator NCIS: OSP
Marty Deeks Eric Christian Olsen LAPD Liaison to NCIS: OSP
Nell Jones Renée Felice Smith Intelligence Analyst, NCIS: OSP

Recurring Characters

Name Portrayed by Occupation
Lauren Hunter Claire Forlani Acting Operations Manager, NCIS: OSP

Guest Characters

Name Portrayed by Notes
Calvin Winslow Andrew Elvis Miller
Charles Redman Ethan Wilde
Marcos Marco Morales Marine Sergeant
Leyna Nguyen Leyna Nguyen A noted Los Angeles television reporter, she portrays herself in the episode.
Bodyguard Rico McClinton

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