NCIS: New Orleans Season 3 premieres on September 20, 2016 with the season finale, Poetic Justice, airing on May 16, 2017, which was contains 24 episodes.

Cast Edit

Main Edit

Recurring Edit

Guest (NCIS crossover) Edit

Other Guest Edit

  • Marren Morris as Herself

Trivia Edit

  • Casting
    • Vanessa Felito has joined the cast as NCIS Agent (former FBI Agent), Tammy Gregorio.
    • Zoe McLellan is no longer part of this regular series.
    • NCIS cast members Mark, Harmon, Sean Murray and Wilmer Valderrama would be a guest appearance in episode "Pandora's Box, Part II."
    • As of Season Four six cast members remain with the series.
  • NCIS: New Orleans Season 3 will air alongside NCIS Season 14, NCIS: Los Angeles Season 8, Hawaii Five-0 Season 7 and Scorpion Season 3.

Episode Edit

Image Title Airdate Director Writer Season Episode Series Episode
Aftershocks "Aftershocks" September 20, 2016 James Hayman Brad Kern 1 48
While a sniper wreaks havoc across New Orleans, the team must also deal with Brody's unexpected departure and FBI Special Agent Gregorio's arrival to investigate the team.
Suspicious Minds "Suspicious Minds" September 27, 2016 Michael Zinberg Christopher Silber 2 49
The team investigates a homicide case that puts the blame of Pride's Navy Intelligence friend Elvis in the middle. Meanwhile, the FBI continues to internally investigate Pride's team following Brody's departure and Russo's death. The FBI takes over the case, despite a victim being a Navy officer, but Pride's team refuse to budge and find key evidence, forcing the FBI to collaborate. Pride's friend Elvis manages to find the true culprit and prove his innocence. Gregorio is ordered to work with NCIS to bring down the cartel.
Man on Fire "Man on Fire" October 11, 2016 Rob Morrow Zach Strauss 3 50
The team is put in a difficult position to help rescue a Navy Petty Officer who is being held captive in Mexico. Meanwhile, Gregorio is put in a tough spot when she begins to work with Pride's team and reports back to headquarters about his team's actions.
Escape Plan "Escape Plan" October 18, 2016 James Whitmore Jr. David Appelbaum 4 51
Sebastian is kidnapped and forced to hack into a federal detention center help break out a serial killer and escape with him to the border. Meanwhile, Sebastian's mother visits.
Course Correction "Course Correction" October 25, 2016 Tony Wharmby Chad Gomez Creasy 5 52
Pride and his team investigate a plane crash that killed six Petty Officers which later turns out to be murder and involves the CIA. Meanwhile, LaSalle and Percy interview candidates to replace Brody. Also, Gregorio considers staying in New Orleans or returning to D.C.
One Good Man "One Good Man" November 15, 2016 Robert Greenlea Gwendolyn M. Parker 6 53
When a SEAL-in-training is found dead after he is reported UA, the team discovers a dark secret he was hiding about his past—and a conspiracy that goes up to Mayor Hamilton. Meanwhile, LaSalle tries to evade an old flame, who has a big surprise for him, and Dr. Wade tries to get Pride to convince Danny to go to college rather than join the Navy.
Outlaws "Outlaws" November 22, 2016 Mary Lou Belli Greta Heinemann 7 54
The team investigates the murder of a biker who is a sailor from Mississippi and later find that it might be the start of an old rivalry between two biker gangs. Percy goes undercover to find her old informant who is working for one of the gangs. Meanwhile, Gregorio encourages LaSalle to talk to Pride about his new found fatherhood.
Music to My Ears "Music to My Ears" December 6, 2016 Michael Zinberg Kate Sargeant Curtis 8 55
A Petty Officer, who is a member of the prestigious Navy band, is found murdered and her nephew is the only witness to the crime. Meanwhile, Gregorio considers staying in New Orleans or returning to Washington D.C.. Also, Percy finds out about LaSalle's child and Sebastian considers applying to be an NCIS agent.
Overdrive "Overdrive" December 13, 2016 Gordon Lonsdale Ron McGee 9 56
The team investigates a Marine, a race car enthusiast, who is killed in a fatal accident but Pride suspects foul play. Meanwhile, LaSalle receives news that Tucker is not his son and his real father is coming for him. Despite the lie, LaSalle decides to help Melody get safely away from him. At the FBI, Gregorio is helping Assistant U.S. Attorney Hannah Lee build a case against Garcia, while trying to help the NCIS investigation at the same time.
Follow the Money "Follow the Money" January 3, 2017 Stacey Black Christopher Silber 10 57
Pride and his team investigate a family friend's missing fiancée who is also a leader in a major drug smuggling cartel. A conflict of interest arises when it is discovered that the cartel was being investigated by Gregorio and the FBI.
Let It Ride "Let It Ride" January 17, 2017 Nina Lopez-Corrado Brad Kern & Taylor Streitz 11 58
Pride takes matters into his own hands without the FBI to catch Garcia. The team volunteers to help knowing the consequences of their involvement. Pride suggests that Sebastian to go undercover to take down Garcia. In the end, Garcia is captured and Gregorio officially joins NCIS.
Hell on the High Water "Hell on the High Water" January 24, 2017 Michael Zinberg Zach Strauss 12 59
Pride's team work around the clock to save Pride from an oil rig as he tries to capture suspected murders that work on the rig from a major explosion. Meanwhile, Gregorio begins her first day as an NCIS agent and Sebastian starts his training to be an NCIS agent.
Return of the King "Return of the King" February 7, 2017 James Hayman David Appelbaum 13 60
The team searches for an expert computer hacker associated with "The Collective", a hacktivist organization founded by Elvis after four people are killed and incriminating videos involving prominent city officials are released.
Pandora's Box (Part 2) "Pandora's Box, Part II" February 14, 2017 LeVar Burton Christopher Silber 14 61
At the behest of Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs, Agents Timothy McGee and Nicholas Torres travel to New Orleans to assist Pride and his team in the retrieval of a stolen terror playbook; an operation assisted by Torres and Gregorio from the field position.
End of the Line "End of the Line" February 21, 2017 Ed Ornelas Chad Gomez Creasey 15 62
The team investigates the grisly murder of a petty officer in which Loretta comes to realize that this might be the same killer that she testified was sent to prison 20 years ago and was recently released and might want revenge. Later on, the killer is captured but claims to be innocent so Pride looks into the last murder and suspects that the "killer" had been framed both times.
The Last Stand "The Last Stand" March 7, 2017 Sharat Raju Greta Heinemann 16 63
Pride's longtime friend, state and military attorney Rita Devereaux asks NCIS to investigate the disappearance of a JAG lawyer who specializes in classified cases and volunteers at a private military academy.
Swift, Silent, Deadly "Swift, Silent, Deadly" March 14, 2017 Randy Zisk Ron McGee 17 64
Pride's team goes on a manhunt to capture a highly skilled Marine with no criminal history after he assaults six civilians in a bar. However, the case becomes more complicated when it turns out the Marine's wife has been abducted by a woman's trafficking ring.
Slay the Dragon "Slay the Dragon" March 14, 2017 Mary Lou Belli Kate Sargeant Curtis 18 65
Gregorio's ex-husband, who disappeared after embezzling more than $80 million dollars from the Hurricane Katrina relief fund, comes to New Orleans after Pride's team found a connection with him and a murder investigation.
Quid Pro Quo "Quid Pro Quo" March 28, 2017 Alex Zakrzewski Zach Strauss 19 66
While investigating a deadly accident at a naval base, NCIS discovers a unit of Seabees was poisoned with a contagious super virus leaving the rest of the base and the entire city of New Orleans at risk for a catastrophic outbreak. Also, during the autopsy, Wade is infected with the virus and given hours to live if an antidote can’t be found.
NOLA Confidential "NOLA Confidential" April 4, 2017 Geary McLeod David Appelbaum & Taylor Streitz 20 67
LaSalle's old partner at New Orleans Police Department's Vice Squad comes under investigation when drugs from NOPD evidence lock-up are discovered to be on the streets and smuggled onto a Navy ship. Pride and Rita discuss their relationship as Rita delves into Hamilton's connection to the impoverished Clearwater neighborhood.
Krewe "Krewe" April 18, 2017 Tony Wharmby Judith McCready 21 68
Pride's team puts their careers at risk when Pride puts a wire tap on Mayor Hamilton's cell phone to help bring him down while the team investigates the mysterious theft of Navy weapons.
Knockout "Knockout" May 2, 2017 Gordon Lonsdale Chad Gomez Creasey & Greta Heinemann 22 69
Following the murder of a Navy Chaplain, the team (down Percy) looks for a link between the murder and Mayor Hamilton and his plans for Clearwater.
Down the Rabbit Hole "Down the Rabbit Hole" May 9, 2017 Ed Ornelas Brad Kern 23 70
After a tail on one of Hamilton's men goes horribly awry, the team faces the political backlash demanding they stop their investigation or else.
Poetic Justice "Poetic Justice" May 16, 2017 James Hayman Christopher Silber (Story/Teleplay), Katherine Beattie (Story) 24 71
Pride is forced to fake his death and go rogue in order to capture Hamilton and confront him about his crimes. Meanwhile, the rest of the team enlist the FBI assistant Director to help track down Pride.