Sam is arrested by the FBI for murder. When they learn who the victim is, Callen swears that Sam doesn't know her. Callen tries to find out what the FBI have. They claim to have DNA evidence. Callen thinks it may have been planted. Kensi and Deeks learn the victim met with a retired SEAL who spends his time exposing SEAL impostors. When they find him, he refuses to talk. Callen and Granger get Sam released and Sam talks to the man but still refuses to talk. So they let him go and follow him. When someone tries to kill him, he finally admits what he's doing; exposing another impostor whose business, he built claiming to be a SEAL, was going to be ruined. When they get a photo of the man, they see that he resembles Sam and that Sam knows him.
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Star Chris O'Donnell's second time directing an episode. His first was Wanted (4.17). Produced at the end of Season 5 to ensure that post-production would not interfere with his shooting schedule. See more