NCIS: Los Angeles: Season 2, Episode 21

Rocket Man (12 Apr. 2011)

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A major player in the private-sector aerospace industry dies inside a test chamber at his facility; Callen and company investigate; Eric goes undercover as an FAA inspector; a big bang occurs; the team grab the bad guys at a flea market.



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Episode credited cast:
Harlan Holt
Ariel Drewett
Jeffrey Kinto
Colin Benson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dept. Of Defense Guard
DOD Police Officer
Curtis Roby


A major player in the private-sector aerospace industry, Drewett, whose firm operates under contract to the US Department of Defense (DoD), dies inside a test chamber at his facility in Palmdale, California, near Los Angeles; Callen and company investigate, in part to determine the security of US military (DoD) technology. Eric goes undercover as an FAA inspector; G, Sam, Kensi, and Deeks, taking a more direct approach, meet Drewett's business partner, Holt, and Drewett's daughter, Ariel, who suspects murder and gives a name; Holt stalls, argues, and resists; Eric does nicely in his assignment but runs into a big problem. Later everyone in the field watches a big bang; the team find Holt's body, then they go to a flea market in Saugus, between Palmdale and Los Angeles, where they not only watch a transaction but also grab and detain all the participants in it. All the pieces fit together. Written by DocRushing

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When the rocket explodes, the sound is heard at the launch site at the same time as the explosion is seen. As the vehicle is several miles up already, the sound should arrive with a noticeable delay, revealing it is a sound effect. See more »


Marty Deeks: Poop scooping aside, though, going undercover is the best part of our job. I mean, you get to be somebody you're not.
Sam Hanna: For you that's an improvement.
Kensi Blye: And also, you like to lie.
Marty Deeks: What? No. I thought we were picking on Sam. And secondly, it's not lying. It's uh, truth - reimagined for the greater good.
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