Title: “Outside the Lines”
Airing: April 22, 2018
Filming: The wonderful Rick Tunell, who I will be forever grateful to for posting the monthly production calendar, is no longer posting the calendars but is keeping fans up to date as best he can. Based on who was tweeting what, the dates for this episode were February 1-February 9 give or take a day. It will be that way going forward.
What CBS is telling us: After a cryptocurrency farm is robbed of over $10 million in Bitcoin codes, Sam and Hidoko go undercover, with Sam resuming a likely compromised former alias, on NCIS: LOS ANGELES.
What we think is happening: Harley takes a prominent position in a case where King is back.
Be on the lookout: GUEST CAST:
Azie Tesfai as King
Back from “Queen Pin” last season.
David Meunier as Barris Stone
Meunier was Johnny “Cousin Johnny” Crowder in Justified, Russell in Jericho, Sgt. Will Strausser in Revolution, Richard Hubbard in Legends, James Shay in Damien, Ray Kovic in Aquarius and Ishmael Gregor in Arrow.
Guest roles include Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Push Nevada, Monk, Charmed, The Unit, Without a Trace, CSI, In Plain Sight, Saving Grace, Castle, Human Target, Leverage, Bones Law & Order: LA, Criminal Minds, Prime Suspect (US version), CSI: Miami, Nikita, The Bridge, Burn Notice, Heroes Reborn, Scandal and The Alienist.
Dan Feurriegel as Angus Reeves
Appeared in a number of Australian series (McLeod’s Daughters as Leo Coombes, Home and Away as Gavin Johnson and Winners and Losers as Jake Peters). Played Agron in Spartacus: War of the Damned and was in episodes of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD and Chicago Fire.
Lawrence Adimora as Mark Nichols
Was Navy Seaman Jacob Pierway in “The Good Son” season nine episode of NCIS and Kendrick Lewis in the “Insane in the Membrane” episode of NCIS: New Orleans in season two.
Guest roles include Unfabulous, Without A Trace, Cold Case, The Closer, Grey’s Anatomy, Austin & Ally, CSI: Miami, Harry’s Law, True Blood, Awkward, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders and Chicago P.D.
Lester Speight as Max “Champ” Champion
Also back from “Queen Pin” last season.
Weston Coppola Cage as Walker
Has appeared in a number of films and the television program Undercover. Is the son of actor Nicholas Cage.
Michael Rivera as Eddy Davis
Played Pablo Rosa in Oz and was in episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Conviction, The Wire, Law & Order, How to Make It in America, Blue Bloods, The Mysteries of Laura, The Night Of and Doubt.
Lara Clear as Sasha Channing
Appeared in a few short films and an episode of Young & Hungry.
Antoine Williams as James Brigham
Guest roles include Criminal Minds, Review, Sleepy Hollow and Lethal Weapon.
Bruce Thomas as LA District Attorney Frank Gibson
Last seen with Sam Hanna in “Queen Pin” about to go to jail.
Written by: Joseph C. Wilson wrote “Queen Pin” last season and also wrote or co-wrote “Full Throttle”, “Stand-off”, “Personal”, “Plan B”, “Sacrifice”, “Blye, K.” Part One, “Gold Standard”, “Unwritten Rule”, “Fallout”, “Between the Lines”, “Exposure”, “Reign Fall”, “Kolcheck, A.”, “Cancel Christmas”, “Head of The Snake”, “Home is Where the Heart Is”, “Queen Pin”, “Golden Days” and “Plain Sight”. This will be his final episode.
The writer and his cast:
Directed by: Suzanne Saltz is directing her first episode after working as the show’s first assistant director or second assistant director since the start of season two. She held similar titles on programs like Melrose Place (the original), Love Boat: The Next Wave, JAG, NCIS, Six Feet Under, Numb3rs, Wildfire, Dr. Vegas, Smith, Pushing Daises, Bones and The Ghost Whisperer.
Insider Intel: Andrea Bordeaux gave an interview about the program in general but this episode earned a mention.
Official Photographic Evidence:
Unofficial Surveillance: Over at Seat42F.
Some footage provided by LL Cool J:
A guest cast photo (which is great!):
Nia Long with Barrett Foa:
Renee Felice Smith with well, what is the female version of Artie?
Today in having your photo taken with director Suzanne Saltz, Daniela Ruah, Renee Felice Smith and writer Joe Wilson:
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When life smiles at you, you smile back. 😁 I’m extremely grateful; having worked with such a dynamic group of creators this week. Today, especially, was a beautiful challenge and I was lucky enough to be gifted with wonderful material (I see you @joeywilson57 🙏🏾) that allowed me to step my game up and raise the bar. Big shout out to Suzanne Saltz for being our fearless leader and champion. 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 I couldn’t be happier. #ncisla #thankyou #wrapcity #doilooktiredtho 😴
Today in having your photo taken with writer Joe Wilson and director Suzanne Saltz:
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Suzanne Saltz you are an exquisite director and you give direction in such a universal language. Jospeh Wilson your writing has a fluidity of absolute genius and it is so very compelling, dynamic and intelligent. I am so very blessed to have been your chameleon and I look forward to the next project. #ncis #losangeles #acting #paramount #wrapped
Guest star Antoine Williams:
Filming in San Pedro:
Filming at sunrise:
How Chris O’Donnell spent the week:
Deeks would be so proud.
Possible Sports Related Delays: None expected.
This is the start of a straight run to the two-hour season finale.
Tess DiCorsi is a wikiDeeks contributor. You can read more by Tess HERE.