Shadow Unit

First aired
September 29, 2015.
Written by
Christopher Silber
Directed by
James Hayman

Shadow Unit is the 2nd episode of NCIS: New Orleans Season 2 and the 25th episode of the entire series.

Summary Edit

When the NCIS team investigates the murder of a blogger who was dedicated to exposing government corruption and cover-ups, they uncover a Navy Seal and CIA humanitarian mission with a dark secret.

Major Events Edit

  • Brody asks Sebastian to examine the photos sent to her.
  • Sebastian's nickname at high school was "Mr. Butternut".


Trivia Edit

  • Unlike the idiot TessT on, US SEALS or any other Special Forces unit, do not wear insignia during missions or even training.

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
Ryan Jansen Derek Ray Navy Chief Petty Officer
Edgar Baco Julio Cesar Cedillo
David Dalton Mitchell Fink
Emily Jansen Lily Holleman
Neal Salter Matthew Jones Navy Commander
Wyatt Granier James Ricker II Navy Petty Officer. Credited as James Alan Ricker II
Jonah Penn Mike Larson Credited as Michael Larson

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