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NCISLA Classified Preview: “The Frogman’s Daughter” (S12E10)

Hey Everyone!

I want to give a warm wikiDeeks welcome to new contributor Lyssa, who is bringing back Tess’ great episode previews, starting this week. We’re delighted to have her with us and send a warm thanks to Tess for continuing to contribute the cast list each week.


Title:  “The Frogman’s Daughter”

Airing:  February 14, 2021

Filming:  December 9th to 17th, 2020

What CBS is telling us
:   When Sam’s daughter, Kam (Kayla Smith), is kidnapped after leading citywide protests, he will stop at nothing to find her. Also, Deeks rejoins NCIS and Callen searches for answers about Anna, on NCIS: Los Angeles.

What we think is happening
: Sam goes full papa bear searching for information on Kam’s disappearance, and Investigator Deeks is here (and hopefully explained)! He and Kensi take their next steps toward parenthood.

Obligatory Script Pic (kinda) via Caleb Castille’s InstaStories

“The Frogman’s Daughter” Guest Cast (thank you Tess for letting me share your hard work here!)

Kayla Smith as Kamran “Kam” Hanna

Smith was last seen in “A Fait Accompli” leaving a parking structure under duress.

Michael King as Logan Reynolds

King was Will in the OWN series Love Is_ and had guest roles in LA’s Finest, Black Lightning and Big Problems.

Alan Trong as Zee/Kyle McCarther

Trong played Larry in Daybreak (2019) and appeared in episodes of Ghost Tape and The Leftovers.

Tiffany Smith as DHS Agent Megan Merkel

Smith played Megan Markle in the TV movie Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal in 2019.  Had guest roles in Into the Dark, Liza on Demand, Supernatural, Jane the Virgin and Con Man.  Smith worked as a host on unscripted series like Crafting Comics with Jim Higgins, CW Fan Talk: The Flash, DC: All Access and Collider Heroes.

Richard Balin as Andre Keller

Played Marty in the season 10 “Hit and Run” episode of NCIS.  Had guest roles in McMillan & Wife, Sanford & Son, Adam-12, The Bob Newhart Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Rookies Delvecchio, Serpico, Starsky & Hutch, The Tony Randall Show, Rhoda, Lou Grant, Quincy ME, Trapper John MD, Charlies Angels, Alice, Private Benjamin, Simon & Simon, It’s Your Move, What’s Happening Now!, Misfits of Science, The New Adventures of Leave It to Beaver, Blacke’s Magic, MacGyver (1986), Designing Women, Moonlighting, Our House, Knots Landing, Starman, Sledge Hammer!, Murder She Wrote, LA Law, Lois & Clark, Days of Our Lives, Wings, ER and 9JKL.

Elizabeth Roper as Blaine

Was Molly in Overthinking with Kat & June.  Appeared in episodes of Modern Family, The Good Doctor, New Girl, Jane the Virgin, Faking It and Dark Wings.

Patrick Garahan as Isiah Estevez

No credits.

Zach Tinker as Tyler

Tinker was David West in the season 16 “Boom” episode of NCIS.  Was Fenmore Baldwin on The Young and the Restless.  Appeared in episodes of Law & Order: True Crime, Small Shots, My Crazy Ex, Murder in the First, Turnt, You’re the Worst, American Horror Story, Station 19, 13 Reasons Why and LA’s Finest.

Michael Manuel as Carlos

Guest roles include NYPD Blue, ER, Home and Away, Water Rats, Wild Side, All Saints, Charmed (2003), Without a Trace, Medium, Wonderland and Los Americans.

Sloan Robinson as Mrs. Peters

Robinson is currently playing Old Miss Kim on The Neighborhood.

Played Lt. Robertson in “The Princess and The Petty Officer” episode of JAG in Season 6.  Had guest roles in episodes of LA Law, Sparks, The District, Providence, Kate Brasher, Judging Amy, The Division, The Parkers, Boston Public, Family Affair (2003), Las Vegas, Ghost Whisperer, Scrubs, Girlfriends, House, Southland, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Body of Proof, Shameless, 2 Broke Girls, The Mentalist, SMILF, Legion, Grey’s Anatomy and Lucifer.

Written by:  Indira Gibson Wilson and Jordana Lewis Jaffe

Wilson played Sam’s sleeping wife in two episodes – “Found” in Season 1 and “Betrayal” in Season 3.  She is a longtime working actress with both comedy and drama credits.  She also played a Technician in “Automatic for the People” in JAG’s 10th season and FBI Agent Filsk in “House Rules” in NCIS’s Season 12.

For NCIS: Los Angeles’s Season 12, Wilson has been the program’s executive story editor. She wrote an episode of Bull (“Teacher’s Pet”) and was a story editor for the final season of Empire.

Wilson is married to former NCIS: Los Angeles writer Joseph C. Wilson, who is now a co-executive producer of The Equalizer.

Jordana Lewis Jaffe wrote or co-wrote “Honor”, “Patriot Acts”, “Dead Body Politic”, “Paper Soldiers”, “Unwritten Rule”, “Big Brother”, “Iron Curtain Rising”, “Exposure”, “Savior Faire”, “Beacon”, “Defectors”, “Exchange Rate”, “Black Market”, “Payback”, “Battle Scars”, “Mountebank”, “Vendetta”, “Where Everybody Knows Your Name”, “Pro Se” “Heist”, “Born to Run”, “Provenance”, “Commitment Issues”, “Knock Out” and “War Crimes”.

Directed by:  Tawnia McKiernan, who directed “Exchange Rate”, “High-Value Target”, “Kulinda”, “Assets” and “Joy Ride”.

Other Shots from the Set (and the surrounding areas): not many this week

via Daniela Ruah’s InstaStories

Megan Le is a stuntwoman who should be appearing this week. (She recently appeared in episode “Love Kills”)



Sneak Peeks:

About Lyssa (71 Articles)
Hello! I'm Lyssa, and I'm here because I love NCIS: LA and Deeks and being creative and crafty. Whether that's through my writing, postulating what will happen next on the show, or creating photo edits, or cross-stitching the characters, or building custom Funko Pops and their miniature props, I love it all!

4 Comments on NCISLA Classified Preview: “The Frogman’s Daughter” (S12E10)

  1. Thanks for bringing this back!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. This is so cool, nice work!. It’s always been an awesome time when I hop on here with some really cool people, welcome to the Deeksparty! Looking forward to future posts!! Any early info on how much longer until Kessler pops up?? Lol, I know, I’m an information hog….sorry 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Love this insight, so good to have all this extra info about guest cast, makes me more excited to see this episode especually after the hiatus
    Thank you

    Liked by 1 person

  4. I just love this site. I try to check it every day. Thanks for this insight into the cast. It was great.


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