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NCIS: New Orleans: Season 1 (2014-2015)

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Critic Consensus: With a solid cast in a beautiful locale, NCIS: New Orleans makes extending this well-worn franchise look like the Big Easy.

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Season 1 of the NCIS spin-off centers on the lives of agents in the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's New Orleans field office as they probe crimes that affect military personnel in the Big Easy. The Crescent City branch is led by Senior Special Agent Dwayne Pride (Scott Bakula), a former Louisiana sheriff. The team's first case gets personal for Pride when the victim is identified as a man he mentored as a young gang member who became an upstanding petty officer. Later, Pride is assisted by his good friend Special Agent Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon) when an armored transport bus carrying Naval brig detainees crashes and four prisoners escape, including a black market broker who is one of the country's biggest national security threats. Pride turns to Gibbs for assistance when a case file needed for the investigation is full of redactions. Also, Pride becomes convinced his nemesis "Baitfish" has returned and, in an attempt to locate him, instructs the team to investigate crime scenes and chase leads from New Orleans to Charleston, S.C. Lucas Black, Zoe McLellan, CCH Pounder and Rob Kerkovich also star.

Cast

Scott Bakula
as Dwayne Pride
Lucas Black
as Christopher LaSalle
Zoe McLellan
as Meredith Brody
CCH Pounder
as Dr. Loretta Wade
Rob Kerkovich
as Sebastian Lund
Steven Weber
as Douglas Hamilton
Shanley Caswell
as Laurel Pride
Paige Turco
as Linda Pride
Diane Neal
as Abigail Borin
Dylan Walsh
as Capt. Jim Messier
Stacy Keach
as Cassius Pride
Clayne Crawford
as Cade Lambert
Felisha Terrell
as Adele Watkins
Rocky Carroll
as Leon Vance
Eyal Podell
as Douglas Samuel Wilkins
John Livingston
as Paul Jenks
Luke Mably
as James Lathorn
Callie Thorne
as Sasha Broussard
Russell Richardson
as Marcus Martel
Dean Stockwell
as Tom Hamilton
Samantha Beaulieu
as Officer Sullos
Laura Allen
as Katherine Wilson
B.D. Wong
as Dr. Gabriel Lin
Richard T. Jones
as Ryan Anson
Wes Brown
as Phil Martino
Corbin Bernsen
as Admiral Adam Huntley
Ramon De Ocampo
as Josh Newman
Hunter Burke
as Mike Banton
Matt Riedy
as Admiral Carlton Hume
Katy Sullivan
as Taylor Sands
Russell Wong
as Cam Lin
Angela Lin
as Chen Lin
Gillian Alexy
as Savannah Kelly
Michael Welch
as Kevin Heller
Melinda Page Hamilton
as Alexandra Schwartz
Ron Melendez
as Sen. William Klain
Christopher Meyer
as Danny Malloy
Rod Rowland
as John Neville
Yetide Badaki
as Felicia Patrice
David Tom
as Phil Burke
Adam Harrington
as Jason Axelrod
Kyle Davis
as Rodney Abbott
Tim De Zarn
as Lt. Paul Hare
Jim Gleason
as Marshal Chase
Anne Dudek
as Dawn Lin
Shalita Grant
as Sonja Percy
Kerry Cahill
as Professor Sandra Jones
Deneen Tyler
as Mama T.
Aubrey Deeker
as Jake Dern
Cristine Rose
as Hannah Tarlow
Lance E. Nichols
as Det. Mack Garrity
Andrew Borba
as Roger Marcus
Endre Hules
as Dr. Yeltin
Harold "House" Moore
as Russell "Screwy Douce" Jaynes
Yohance Myles
as Marlon Hart
Leslie Castay
as Liza Chase
Blake Heron
as Dante Broussard
Larry Clarke
as Darrel Carson
Ilan Srulovicz
as Len Bowers
Katie Parker
as Anne Burke
Rocky Marquette
as Cyd Lawson
Cyd Strittmatter
as Kimberly Murdock
Chris Ufland
as James Walker
Jay Jablonski
as Austin Hackett
Ruby-Lou Smith
as Peggy Mitchell
David McCallum
as Donald Mallard
Chad Addison
as Frank Broussard
Ian Casselberry
as Steve Merris
Sabrina Gennarino
as Reagan Norris
Armando L. Leduc
as Jorge Gomez
Angela Gots
as Esau Tarlow
Morgan Roberts
as Felix Armstrong
Michael Harrity
as William Samuels
Dave Maldanado
as Carlos Zarate
Phil Austin
as Forrester
Thomas Tah Hyde
as Toussaint Patrice
Aaron Smalls
as Blake Conner
Ryan Broussard
as Training Partner
Jaqueline Fleming
as FBI Agent Marie Cutter
Jason Kirkpatrick
as Det. Tim Simms
Derrick McMillon
as Shane Tash
Shy Pilgreen
as Crystal
Danny Cosmo
as Salvage Collector
Lucy Faust
as Cassie Palms
Carrie Lazar
as Lt. Clementine Hill
Julia LaShae
as Vera Maps
Justin Prentice
as Young Cade
Joe Spano
as T.C. Fornell
Michael Weatherly
as Anthony DiNozzo
Matty Ferraro
as Bertrand Willis
Sal Velez Jr.
as David Mockus
Andrew Serpas
as Officer Smith
James Yeargain
as Mr. Silver
Romeo Clarke
as Allen Alston
Corrina Lyons
as Michelle Green
Jeremy Jude
as Male Partygoer
Antonio Romero
as Dylan Morris
Chip Carriere
as Customs Agent
Rudy Eisenzopf
as Cedric Smith
Kim Baptiste
as Dr. Anders
Geraldine Singer
as Susan Stewart
Jessica McDaniel
as Judge Advocate Melanie Herman
Ron Flagge
as Mr. Voodoo
Morganna May
as Anna Huntley
Megan Few
as Denise Murdock
James Moses Black
as Admiral James Pack
Danyelle Sargent
as News Reporter
Mustafa Harris
as Menacing Dude #1
Carl Palmer
as Bill Ravens
Jeff Grays
as Security Guard
Molly Conarro
as Eloise Sanchez
Pauley Perrette
as Abby Sciuto
Gabriel Olds
as Oliver Huntington
James McDaniel
as Papa Parks
Christopher Meyer
as Danny Malloy
Jim Klock
as Det. Simms
Adam Aalderks
as Zack Chase
Jamal Dennis
as Menacing Dude #2
Richard Zeringue
as Tommy City
Zach Rose
as Edward Bycer
David Burke
as Bernard Lanier
Matt Bushell
as Hunter Franz
Meredith Eaton
as Carol Wilson
Joe Massingill
as Levon Dalton
Kevin Rothlisberger
as Petty Officer Tom Lyons
Evan Gamble
as Todd Nagel
Erika Alexander
as Louanne Bates
Dorian Brown
as Helaine Morgan
Robert DoQui
as Peter Lee
Annika Marks
as Lara Harding
Chelsey Crisp
as Marilyn Reed
Frank Lynch
as Tattoo Guy
Charlene Amoia
as Carly Dawson
Cliff Marc Simon
as Dmitry Babakov
James Eckhouse
as Dr. Michael Hufcutt
Terence Rosemore
as Erik T. Benson
Gabe Begneaud
as Albert Fontenot
Danny Cosmo Higginbottom
as Salvage Collector
Stacie Davis
as Shelia Garland
Hakim Callender
as Gunnery Sgt. Adams
Nicholas James
as Lewis Collier
Nicole Barré
as Dr. Melora Haley
Katie Henry
as Sandy the Tour Guide
Brandon Stacy
as Rance the Trainer
Kim Collins
as Maurice Weholt
Dacia Fernandez
as Katie the Bartender
Andre Shanks
as Linus Warren
Luke Sexton
as Paul Burns
Jimmy Gonzales
as Lt. Lewis Lang
Lauren Gros
as Kathleen Burns
Ross Britz
as Ensign Diggs
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Critic Reviews for NCIS: New Orleans: Season 1

All Critics (26) | Top Critics (13)

It's the strong sense of family within the team that's going to keep viewers coming back. These are nice people, and despite the unpleasantness of what they do, it's nice to spend time with them. And that is the key to a successful crime procedural.

September 23, 2014 | Full Review…
Top Critic

There's a Crescent City flavor here. But in the larger picture, not much on this menu is unfamiliar.

September 23, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The series shows off New Orleans and Bakula, who takes a pleasing, no-bull approach to the role.

September 23, 2014 | Full Review…

NCIS: New Orleans is the equivalent of a hand-me-down jacket that's already been worn by two older brothers. By that point, it's stretched out, faded and threadbare.

September 22, 2014 | Rating: D | Full Review…
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I'm saying it's weirdly tone-deaf and dumb. It takes a lot of gall to turn one of America's best cities into window dressing.

September 17, 2014 | Full Review…

New Orleans offers visual character and grisly crimes, and the cast is appealing, despite Bakula's questionable accent. You know what you're going to get with an NCIS show, and you get it.

September 15, 2014 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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