‘NCIS’: Los Angeles: Kensi Faces an Obsessed Psychopath

If you’re a big fan of NCIS: Los Angeles, you’ll have a lot to look forward to this weekend. CBS will be airing two new back-to-back episodes.

Kensi has to talk to a psychopath

Daniela Ruah on the set of NCIS: Los Angeles |  CBS via Getty Images
Daniela Ruah on the set of NCIS: Los Angeles | CBS via Getty Images

During NCIS: Los Angeles, Season 12, Episode 5, (titled “Raising the Dead”), Kensi Blye (Daniela Ruah) will be placed in a very uncomfortable situation. Kensi must obtain information related to a matter of national security.

Someone threatened the president’s life, so she must do all she can to stop the crime before it happens. The problem is, the person with a lead on the case, David Kessler, is a psychopath who has become obsessed with Kensi. His obsession started after she got him arrested a few years ago.

Daniela Ruah talks about her ‘NCIS LA’ guest co-star

Daniela Ruah and Frank Military on the set of NCIS Los Angeles | Ron P. Jaffe/CBS via Getty Images
Daniela Ruah and Frank Military on the set of NCIS Los Angeles | Ron P. Jaffe/CBS via Getty Images

The writer of this episode, Frank Military, will play the role of Kessler. During an interview with TV Line, Ruah says she was excited to hear that Military would be playing the role.

“I was so happy and excited, because who better to play to play this dark, twisted character than the guy that thought him up?” says Ruah. “Frank was an actor 20 years ago before he became the incredible writer that he is.”

Ruah says this episode is very dark, but it’s what Military is used to writing. Although the material goes to very dark places, Ruah says in real life Military isn’t like that.

Frank Military in real life is the complete and absolute opposite of that. He is a ray of sunshine! And he is the most loving, calm, wonderful husband and father.

It’s really fascinating to see where he’s able to go in spite of his real personality. He once told me that the darker you go, the more the light shines at the end of it, and that just made so much sense to me. He’s essentially super dark so that he can then brighten up.

Daniela Ruah, TV Line

Deeks feels helpless

Deeks (Eric Christian Olsen) wants to help Kensi, but he can’t because he has been removed from his position. Unfortunately, Kensi is on her own.

Deeks doesn’t quite know how to process this new job challenge. The week before, when Kensi asks about a letter he received, he tells her the LAPD is undergoing a public safety review so they can avoid being defunded. As a result, all partnerships have been suspended, including liaisons. “I’m being recalled, like a Ford Pinto,” says Deeks.

Kensi tries to soothe Deeks by reminding him that this is just a temporary situation, but nothing she says seems to be helping. Not even her suggestion that Hetty could pull some strings brings him any comfort. “There’s nothing she can’t fix with a phone call,” says Kensi. However, Deeks is still inconsolable.

What happened the week before on ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’

During NCIS: Los Angeles Season 12, Episode 3 (titled “Angry Karen”), Nell sends Sam to meet an informant. Much to his surprise, the informant tries to run Sam down with his car. Both Nell (Renée Felice Smith) and Sam are shocked. They have no idea why the informant would try to kill him.

Sam, who is a little shaken, but mostly angry, tells Nell to call 911. “He’s going to need an ambulance—or a coroner—if he tries anything else stupid,” he says.

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