‘NCIS: Los Angeles’: Best Season 12 Episodes

NCIS: Los Angeles Season 12 is over, and it’s almost time for season 13. Sam, Callen, Nell, Hetty, and the rest of the team had quite a year. There were many good episodes last season that kept us on the edge of our seats. Here are some of the best NCIS: Los Angeles episodes according to IMDb viewer ratings.

‘NCIS: Los Angeles’: Season 12 Episode 14: The Noble Maidens

Eric Christian Olsen, Daniela Ruah, LL Cool J, and Chris O'Donnell stand next to each other on the set of NCIS: Los Angeles.
(from left to right) Eric Christian Olsen, Daniela Ruah, LL Cool J, and Chris O’Donnell. | Monty Brinton/CBS via Getty Images

IMDb rating: 7.8

Callen’s (Chris O’Donnell) girlfriend, Anna (Bar Paly), is the focus of this episode. The NCIS team finds out Anna is being held captive by a group who has connections to her past. The team is racing against time. They need to rescue her before her captors take her to Russia. Also in this episode, Admiral Kilbride makes Nell Jones an offer.

‘NCIS: Los Angeles’: Season 12 Episode 13: Red Rover, Red Rover

IMDb rating: 7.9

During NCIS: Los Angeles Season 12 Episode 13, the team rescues Joelle from torture. Unfortunately, Anna must be offered up to Katya as bait. Also, Callen finds out who made an accusation that he is a Russian spy.

‘NCIS: Los Angeles’: Season 12 Episode 2: War Crimes

IMDb rating: 8.0

This was an intense episode. A chief petty officer is being tried for war crimes. However, the star witness is missing. The NCIS team has to work fast to locate the witness.   

‘NCIS: Los Angeles’: Season 12 Episode 16: Signs of Change

IMDb rating: 8.0

A deaf engineer, Sienna Marchione (Raquel McPeek Rodriguez), helps Kensi and Deeks track down stolen military-grade technology. Their goal is to stop the transport of the technology before it’s shipped out of the country. Sienna is the only member of her team to survive the theft, so she wants to do all she can to assist. Also, she has always wanted to help her country, and this is her chance to make that happen.

‘NCIS: Los Angeles’: Season 12 Episode 18: A Tale of Two Igors

IMDb rating: 8.1

NCIS: Los Angeles Season 12 Episode 18 (titled “A Tale of Two Igors”) was the season finale. During this episode, Deeks is kidnapped by some of Kirkin’s associates. Also, Eric Beale and Nell Jones leave NCIS, and Hetty makes her return.

‘NCIS: Los Angeles’: Season 12: Episode 6: If the Fates Allow

IMDb rating: 8.1

During NCIS: Los Angeles Season 12 Episode 6, Callen gets a case that initially puts him in an awkward situation. Hetty gives Callen his former foster brother’s case. He and his wife are accused of smuggling drugs across the border. Also, Deeks is trying to accept losing his NCIS job.

‘NCIS: Los Angeles’: Season 12 Episode 8: Russia, Russia, Russia

IMDb rating: 8.4

NCIS: Los Angeles Season 12 Episode 8 was the highest-rated episode. In this episode, Callen is accused of being a Russian agent. Everything is turned upside down after he goes to the National Counterterrorism Center to interrogate a Russian asset from the plane crash he investigated a few months earlier.

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