High Stakes

First aired
April 3, 2018
Written by
Ron McGee
Directed by
LeVar Burton
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High Stakes is the 19th episode of NCIS: New Orleans Season 4 and also the 90th episode of the entire series. It marks the last appearance of Sonja Percy.

Summary Edit

Percy and Lasalle go undercover at a high-stakes, underground poker game after the organizer targets players with access to a naval research laboratory. Also, Laurel Pride visits her dad during spring break to discuss options after her upcoming graduation.

Major Events Edit

  • College Student Laurel Pride returns and helped her father.
  • Percy left NCIS in order to join FBI when she offers the new job as well as help create the charity for Pride to help saving her.
  • Percy turned in her badge after she made a daring move to disarm a Chinese operative holding her at gunpoint while she was in an SUV. She risked her life and flipped the car — but ended up surviving. She made the decision to leave out of fear that she was letting her team down. Pride supported her decision to leave and thus closing her chapter.


  • Agent Pride killed Henry Chen
  • Agent Gregorio killed Kurt Young

Trivia Edit

  • This is also Shalita Grant's final episode.
  • Shanley Caswell made her guest appearance in this episode.
  • This is the 90th episode of the entire series.
  • Laurence Fishburne's son (Langston) made his guest appearance.

Cast Edit

Main Edit

Name Portrayed by Role
Dwayne Cassius Pride Scott Bakula Senior Special Agent in charge of the NCIS New Orleans office, NCIS
Christopher LaSalle Lucas Black NCIS Special Agent
Tammy Gregorio Vanessa Ferlito Former FBI turned NCIS Special Agent
Sonja Percy Shalita Grant Former ATF turned NCIS Special Agent
Sebastian Lund Rob Kerkovich Former forensic specialist turned NCIS Forensic Special Agent and Patton's Co-Tech Operator
Patton Plame Daryl "Chill" Mitchell Investigative Computer Specialist and Tech Operator
Loretta Wade C.C.H. Pounder Medical Examiner, Jefferson Parrish Coroner's office

Recurring Edit

Name Portrayed by Role
Laurel Pride Shanley Caswell Daughter of Dwayne Pride.

Guest Edit

Name Portrayed by Role
Amy Collins Lucy Walters
Henry Chen Roger Yuan
Kurt Young Dennis Oh
Lt. Commander Fox JJ Dashnaw
Security Officer Langston Fishburne
Truck Driver Terry Milam
Female Dealer Sarah Schreiber
Ronny Adler Aaron Strand

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