Pushback is the seventh episode of NCIS: Los Angeles.
When a flash-drive containing photos is found on the body of a murdered young woman, the OSP team discover that the subject in question is none other than Callen himself, resulting in the re-opening of the investigation into Callen's near-fatal shooting six months. With his team's help, Callen sets out to find out who was responsible for arranging the assassination attempt on his life.
Episode Name OriginEdit
- The name "Pushback" refers to the looking back over Callen's shooting and digging into something that has for years been left in the past.
- It's revealed that six months have passed since Callen's near-fatal shooting in "Legend Part 2".
- This episode wraps up the storyline of Callen getting shot which originally began in the NCIS Season 6/NCIS: Los Angeles pilot episode, Episode:Legend (Part 2).
|Chris O'Donnell||G. Callen||Special Agent|
|LL Cool J||Sam Hanna||Special Agent|
|Linda Hunt||Henrietta Lange||Operations Manager|
|Peter Cambor||Nate Getz||Operational Psychologist|
|Daniela Ruah||Kensi Blye||Special Agent|
|Adam Jamal Craig||Dominic Vail||Special Agent|
|Barrett Foa||Eric Beale||Tech Operator|
|Rocky Carroll||Leon Vance||Director of NCIS|
|Liisa Evastina||Hannil Rostoff|
|Arkady Kolcheck||Vyto Ruginis||Russian liason for Operation Cossack|
|John Cole||Charles Esten||Alias assumed by Stanhope after he faked his death.|
|Ethan Stanhope||Charles Esten||Former CIA Agent who betrayed Operation Cossack before it even began and attempted to have Callen and Kolcheck killed.|
|Max Tyrus||Played by Gregory Sims||Cole's personal bodyguard.|
|Ricky Taylor||Andrew Rothenberg (actor)||Former DEA Agent. Is now deceased. He participated in Operation Cossack.|
|Tanner||Played by Andre M. Johnson||One of Arkady Kolcheck's bodyguards.|
|Jax||Played by Dylan Kenin|
Young G. Callen
|Played by Kyle Michael Dietz|
|Young Alina Rostoff||Natalie Bessler|
|Oil Refinery Guard||Tony Aaron II||Uncredited role.|
|NCIS: LA Season One|
| ● Legend (Part 1) (NCIS) ● Legend (Part 2) (NCIS) ● Identity ● The Only Easy Day ● Predator ● Search and Destroy ● Killshot ● Keepin' It Real ● Pushback ● Ambush ● Random On Purpose ● Brimstone ● Breach ● Past Lives ● Missing ● LD50 ● The Bank Job ● Chinatown ● Full Throttle ● Blood Brothers ● Hand-to-Hand ● Fame ● Found ● Hunted ● Burned ● Callen, G.
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