Checkmate (Part 1)

First aired
May 15, 2018
Written by
Brad Kern
Directed by
James Hayman

Checkmate (Part 1) is the 23rd episode of NCIS: New Orleans Season 4 and also the 94th episode of the entire series.

Summary Edit

Pride assembles an off-the-books team with hacker Elvis Bertrand retired Green Beret Sydney Halliday, journalist Oliver Crane and attorney Elliott Newman, to search for a loophole when he faces a grand jury indictment for abuse of power. Also, Pride and the team uncover a sinister plot during the New Orleans Tricentennial Fleet Week celebration.

Major Events Edit

  • It reveals that Carl Estes was killed inside the car with the bomb after calling his friend Dwayne.


  • Captain Carl Estes killed inside the car bomb

Trivia Edit

  • The guest appearance is Tom Arnold and Lou Diamond Philipps.

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
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
Sydney Halliday Riann Steele A retired Green Beret
Gossett Lou Diamond Phillips A Deputy Chief
Elvis Bertrand Tom Arnold

Guest Edit

Name Portrayed by Role
Oliver Crane Mark Gessner
Elliott Newman John Cothran Jr. An attorney
Barlow Doug Savant
Donny Boaz
Amelia Parsons Ellen Hollman

Related Pages Edit

  v - e - dNCIS: New Orleans Season 4
Rogue Nation#1 FanThe AssetDead Man CallingViralAcceptable LossThe AccidentSins of the FatherHard Knock LifeMirror, MirrorMonsterIdentity CrisisTies That BindA New DawnThe Last MileEmpathyTreasure HuntWelcome to the JungleHigh StakesPowder KegMind GamesThe Assassination of Dwayne PrideCheckmate, Part I (episode)Checkmate, Part II (episode)