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.
- The first appearance of Tobias Fornell (Joe Spano) in this episode and Leon Vance is a guest appearance in the series.
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.
|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|
|Tobias Fornell||Joe Spano||Senior FBI Agent|
|Leon Vance||Rocky Carroll||Director of NCIS|
|NCIS: New Orleans Season 1|