First aired
September 30, 2014.
Written by
Gary Glasberg
Directed by
James Whitmore Jr.

Carrier is the 2nd episode of NCIS: New Orleans Season 1 and the 2nd episode of the entire series. It marks the first appearance of Leon Vance and Abigail Sciuto.

Synopsis Edit

The New Orleans team faces a plague outbreak and Special Agent DiNozzo comes to help. Abby Sciuto, Leon Vance, and Carol Wilson assist.

Major Events Edit

Trivia Edit

  • The first appearance of Leon Vance (Rocky Carroll) and Abby Sciuto (Pauley Perrette) in this episode from the main NCIS.

Quotes Edit

Loretta: My mother always said, "Look both ways before crossing." Now I realize she meant physically and metaphorically.
Sebastian: Uh, well, let's dive in. Ms.Wilson, feel free to get acquainted with my equipment. Uh, no. Well, I wasn't (clears throat) I wasn't trying to suggest that you actually...


Series RegularsEdit

Name Portrayed by Role
Dwayne Cassius Pride Scott Bakula Special Agent in charge of the NCIS New Orleans office, NCIS/Senior Special Agent
Christopher LaSalle Lucas Black Senior Special Agent, MCRT, NCIS
Meredith Brody Zoe McLellan Special Agent, New Orleans Office, NCIS
Sebastian Lund Rob Kerkovich Forensic Specialist, Jefferson Parrish Coroner's office
Dr. Loretta Wade C.C.H. Pounder Medical Examiner, Jefferson Parrish Coroner's office

Recurring CastEdit

Name Portrayed by Role
Leon Vance Rocky Carroll NCIS Director
Abigail Sciuto Pauley Perrette NCIS Chief Forensic Specialist 

Other CastEdit

Name Portrayed by Role
Carol Wilson Meredith Eaton Scientist specializing in illness prevention
Anthony DiNozzo Michael Weatherly Senior Special Agent NCIS MCRT
Lara Hardling Annika Marks
Louanne Bates Erika Alexander Navy Commander whoes officers are dying of the plague.
Michael Hufcutt James Eckhouse Doctor and killerwho made the new deadly strain of the plague.
Linus Waren Andre Shanks
Katie the Bartender Dacia Fernandez
Lewis Lang Jimmy Gonzales Navy Lieutenant
Dealer Lance Tafelski
Lewis Collier Nickolas James

First Victim

Melora Haley Nicole Barre

Doctor working to track the plague.

Diggs Ross Britz Navy Engin infected with the plague

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