It Happened Last Night is the fifth episode of Season One of NCIS: New Orleans. It marks the first appearance of Tobias Fornell, a recurring character from the main NCIS. Director Leon Vance makes his second appearance in this series.


The NCIS team is given a 22-hour deadline after the murder investigation of a Chief Warrant Officer who specialized in counterintelligence reveals his wife had been kidnapped and is being held for ransom. Meanwhile, Senior FBI Agent Fornell travels to the Big Easy to assist with the case.



Pride: His OQR said his last posting was Guantanamo?

LaSalle (to Brody): OQR is Officer Qualification Record.

Brody: I'm from the Great Lakes office, not Siberia.


Series RegularsEdit

Name Portrayed by Role
Dwayne Cassius Pride Scott Bakula Senior Special Agent in charge of the NCIS New Orleans office, NCIS
Christopher LaSalle Lucas Black Senior Special Agent, MCRT, NCIS
Meredith Brody Zoe McLellan Special Agent, New Orleans Office, NCIS
Sebastian Lund Rob Kerkovich Forensic Specialist, Jefferson Parrish Coroner's office
Dr. Loretta Wade C. C. H. Pounder Medical Examiner, Jefferson Parrish Coroner's office

Guest CastEdit

Name Portrayed by Role
Tobias Fornell Joe Spano Senior FBI Agent
Leon Vance Rocky Carroll Director of NCIS

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