The Third Man

First aired
May 10, 2016.
Written by
David Appelbaum & Zach Strauss
Directed by
Bethany Rooney
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The Third Man is the 23rd episode of NCIS: New Orleans Season 2 and also the 46th episode of the entire series.

Summary Edit

The NCIS team partners with Homeland Security after the murder of a Navy master diver is linked to chatter of a foreign attack on the city.

Major Events Edit

  • It reveals that John Russo become the arch-enemy.
  • There is no such this as a Homeland Security Federal Agent.


  • Arthur Brown killed by Pride
  • Judy Brown committed suicide under the influence of Agent Russo

Trivia Edit

  • This episode marks the first cliffhanger season finale.

Quotes Edit

Patton: All right, so you want the good news, or the bad news?
Pride: Always start with the good.
Patton: I got the manager over at the Sazerac bar to come in for an interview. If we land him, it'd be like the Heat poaching LeBron.
Pride: The case, Patton.

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
Meredith Brody Zoe McLellan NCIS Special Agent
Sonja Percy Shalita Grant Former ATF turned NCIS Special Agent
Sebastian Lund Rob Kerkovich Forensic Specialist, Jefferson Parrish Coroner's office
Patton Plame Daryl "Chill" Mitchell Investigative Computer Specialist and Tech Operator
Loretta Wade C.C.H. Pounder Medical Examiner, Jefferson Parrish Coroner's office

Guest Edit

Name Portrayed by Role
Michael Buckley Jared Day
John Russo Ivan Sergei Homeland Security Agent and Arch enemy
Judy Brown Kaitlyn Black
Arthur Brown Matt Biedel
Camille Kiley Casciano

Related Pages Edit

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