Red Part One or Red is the eighteenth episode, in the fourth season of NCIS: Los Angeles. This is a proposed backdoor pilot for the new spin-off series, NCIS: Red.
When a murder weapon in Idaho matches the one used in a national security case in L.A., Callen and Sam fly to the crime scene to join the NCIS: Red Team, a mobile team of agents who live and work together as they solve crimes in various locations. The teams soon uncover evidence suggesting a terrorist plot similar to that of September 11.
- Callen and Sam head to Idaho where they meet their counterparts- the NCIS Red Team led by Paris Summerskill.
- Agents Paris Summerskill, Dave Flynn and Claire Keats along with former Agent Roy Haines and Tech Assistant Kai Ashe are all introduced for the first time.
|Chris O'Donnell||G. Callen||Special Agent in Charge|
|LL Cool J||Sam Hanna||Senior Special Agent|
|Linda Hunt||Henrietta Lange||Operations Manager|
|Daniela Ruah||Kensi Blye||Junior Special Agent|
|Barrett Foa||Eric Beale||Tech Operator|
|Eric Christian Olsen||Marty Deeks||LAPD Liaison|
|Renée Felice Smith||Nell Jones||Intelligence Analyst, NCIS: OSP|
|Miguel Ferrer||Owen Granger||Assistant Director of NCIS|
|Kim Raver||Paris Summerskill||Special Agent, NCIS: RED|
|John Corbett||Roy Haines||Former Special Agent|
|Scott Grimes||Dave Flynn||Special Agent, NCIS: RED|
|Gillian Alexy||Claire Keats||Special Agent, NCIS: RED|
|Edwin Hodge||Kai Ashe||Tech Assistant attached to NCIS: RED|
|Kenneth Mitchell||Danny Gallagher||Special Agent, NCIS: RED|
- This episode is the first part of the two part pilot for NCIS: RED.
- Technical error; the Red team uses Glocks, it's common knowledge that NCIS standard issue side arm is the SIG-Sauer which is the case for the regular cast members of NCIS: Los Angeles (with the exception of Deeks who is still an LAPD officer and has used a Beretta 92F) and in the original NCIS.