Season 3
NCIS New Orleans Season 3
Background Information
Aired: September 20, 2016 – May 16, 2017
No. of Seasons:


No. of Episodes:


DVD Release Date: August 15, 2017

Aftershocks (episode)


Poetic Justice (episode)


Season Two


Season Four

NCIS: New Orleans Season 3 premieres on September 20, 2016 with the season finale, Poetic Justice (episode), airing on May 16, 2017, which was contains 24 episodes.


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 Special Agent, New Orleans Office, NCIS
Tammy Gregorio Vanessa Ferlito Special Agent, New Orleans Office, NCIS/Former FBI Agent
Sonja Percy Shalita Grant Special Agent, New Orleans Office, NCIS/Former ATF Agent
Sebastian Lund Rob Kerkovich Forensic Agent, New Orleans Office, NCIS 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

Guest (NCIS crossover) Edit

Other Guest Edit

  • Marren Morris as Herself

Cast Notes Edit

  • As of Season Three, three of the four original cast members remain with the series (Scott Bakula, Lucas Back, Rob Kerovich, and C.C.H. Pounder). Shalita Grant and Daryl "Chill" Mitchell appeared in Season 1 as recurring cast members and have appeared in all episodes. For Grant and Mitchell, they appeared in every episode since the beginning of Season 2, when he was promoted to the main cast.
  • On July 26, 2016 it was announced that Zoe McLellan, who plays NCIS Special Agent Meredith Brody would not be returning for Season 3, due to the show going in a new creative reasons.
  • Vanessa Ferlito has joined the cast as a series regular. Her appearance will be in this first episode.
  • NCIS cast members Mark Harmon, Sean Murray and Wilmer Valderrama would be a guest appearance in episode "Pandora's Box, Part II (episode)."

Trivia Edit

  • NCIS: New Orleans Season 3 will air alongside with NCIS Season 14, NCIS: Los Angeles Season 8, Hawaii Five-0 Season 7 and Scorpion Season 3.

Episodes Edit

NCIS: New Orleans Season Three - Episode List

Episode Number Title Airdate Notes
Series Season
3 1 Aftershocks (episode) September 20, 2016. The NCIS team partners with several federal agencies to track a sniper who is targeting crowded events in the city. Also, FBI Special Agent Tammy Gregorio arrives to investigate Pride and his team.
3 2 Suspicious Minds (episode) September 27, 2016. Pride faces further backlash from the FBI when he helps former Navy Intelligence Analyst Elvis Bertrand, who is the lead suspect in a multiple homicide case.
3 3 Man on Fire (episode) October 11, 2016. The team is put in a difficult position to help rescue a Navy Petty Officer who is being held captive in Mexico. Meanwhile, Gregorio is put in a tough spot when she begins to work with Pride's team and reports back to headquarters about his team's actions.
3 4 Escape Plan (episode) October 18, 2016. Sebastian is kidnapped and forced to hack into a federal detention center help break out a serial killer and escape with him to the border. Meanwhile, Sebastian's mother visits.
3 5 Course Correction (episode) October 25, 2016. Pride and his team investigate a plane crash that killed six Petty Officers which later turns out to be murder and involves the CIA. Meanwhile, LaSalle and Percy interview candidates to replace Brody. Also, Gregorio considers staying in New Orleans or returning to D.C.
3 6 One Good Man (episode) November 15, 2016. When a SEAL-in-training is found dead after he is reported UA, the team discovers a dark secret he was hiding about his past—and a conspiracy that goes up to Mayor Hamilton. Meanwhile, LaSalle tries to evade an old flame, who has a big surprise for him, and Dr. Wade tries to get Pride to convince Danny to go to college rather than join the Navy.
3 7 Outlaws (episode) November 22 2016. The team investigates the murder of a biker who is a sailor from Mississippi and later find that it might be the start of an old rivalry between two biker gangs. Percy goes undercover to find her old informant who is working for one of the gangs. Meanwhile, Gregorio encourages LaSalle to talk to Pride about his new found fatherhood.
3 8 Music to My Ears (episode) December 6, 2016. A Petty Officer, who is a member of the prestigious Navy band, is found murdered and her nephew is the only witness to the crime. Meanwhile, Gregorio considers staying in New Orleans or returning to Washington D.C.. Also, Percy finds out about LaSalle's child and Sebastian considers applying to be an NCIS agent.
3 9 Overdrive (episode) December 13, 2016. The team investigates a Marine, a race car enthusiast, who is killed in a fatal accident but Pride suspects foul play. Meanwhile, LaSalle receives news that Tucker is not his son and his real father is coming for him. Despite the lie, LaSalle decides to help Melody get safely away from him. At the FBI, Gregorio is helping Assistant U.S. Attorney Hannah Lee build a case against Garcia, while trying to help the NCIS investigation at the same time.
3 10 Follow the Money (episode) January 3, 2017. Pride and his team investigate a family friend's missing fiancée who is also a leader in a major drug smuggling cartel. A conflict of interest arises when it is discovered that the cartel was being investigated by Gregorio and the FBI.
3 11 Let It Ride (episode) January 17, 2017. Pride takes matters into his own hands without the FBI to catch Garcia. The team volunteers to help knowing the consequences of their involvement. Pride suggests that Sebastian to go undercover to take down Garcia. In the end, Garcia is captured and Gregorio officially joins NCIS.
3 12 Hell on the High Water (episode) January 24, 2017. Pride's team work around the clock to save Pride from an oil rig as he tries to capture suspected murders that work on the rig from a major explosion. Meanwhile, Gregorio begins her first day as an NCIS agent and Sebastian starts his training to be an NCIS agent.
3 13 Return of the King (episode) February 7, 2017. The team searches for an expert computer hacker associated with "The Collective", a hacktivist organization founded by Elvis after four people are killed and incriminating videos involving prominent city officials are released.
3 14 Pandora's Box, Part II (episode) February 14, 2017. At the behest of Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs, Agents Timothy McGee and Nicholas Torres travel to New Orleans to assist Pride and his team in the retrieval of a stolen terror playbook; an operation assisted by Torres and Gregorio from the field position.
3 15 End of the Line (episode) February 21, 2017. The team investigates the grisly murder of a petty officer in which Loretta comes to realize that this might be the same killer that she testified was sent to prison 20 years ago and was recently released and might want revenge. Later on, the killer is captured but claims to be innocent so Pride looks into the last murder and suspects that the "killer" had been framed both times.
3 16 The Last Stand (episode) March 7, 2017. Pride's longtime friend, state and military attorney Rita Devereaux asks NCIS to investigate the disappearance of a JAG lawyer who specializes in classified cases and volunteers at a private military academy.
3 17 Swift, Silent, Deadly (episode) March 14, 2017. Pride's team goes on a manhunt to capture a highly skilled Marine with no criminal history after he assaults six civilians in a bar. However, the case becomes more complicated when it turns out the Marine's wife has been abducted by a woman's trafficking ring.
3 18 Slay the Dragon (episode) March 21, 2017. Gregorio's ex-husband, who disappeared after embezzling more than $80 million dollars from the Hurricane Katrina relief fund, comes to New Orleans after Pride's team found a connection with him and a murder investigation.
3 19 Quid Pro Quo (episode) March 28, 2017. While investigating a deadly accident at a naval base, NCIS discovers a unit of Seabees was poisoned with a contagious super virus leaving the rest of the base and the entire city of New Orleans at risk for a catastrophic outbreak. Also, during the autopsy, Wade is infected with the virus and given hours to live if an antidote can’t be found.
3 20 NOLA Confidential (episode) April 4, 2017. LaSalle's old partner at New Orleans Police Department's Vice Squad comes under investigation when drugs from NOPD evidence lock-up are discovered to be on the streets and smuggled onto a Navy ship. Pride and Rita discuss their relationship as Rita delves into Hamilton's connection to the impoverished Clearwater neighborhood.
3 21 Krewe (episode) April 18, 2017. Pride's team puts their careers at risk when Pride puts a wire tap on Mayor Hamilton's cell phone to help bring him down while the team investigates the mysterious theft of Navy weapons.
3 22 Knockout (episode) May 2, 2017. Following the murder of a Navy Chaplain, the team (down Percy) looks for a link between the murder and Mayor Hamilton and his plans for Clearwater.
3 23 Down the Rabbit Hole (episode) May 9, 2017. After a tail on one of Hamilton's men goes horribly awry, the team faces the political backlash demanding they stop their investigation or else.
3 24 Poetic Justice (episode) May 16, 2017. Pride is forced to fake his death and go rogue in order to capture Hamilton and confront him about his crimes. Meanwhile, the rest of the team enlist the FBI assistant Director to help track down Pride.
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