[WATCH] 'NCIS: Los Angeles' Sneak Peek: Did Hetty Leave a Clue with Gifts She Gave to Eric and Nell?
[WATCH] 'NCIS: Los Angeles' Sneak Peek: Did Hetty Leave a Clue with Gifts She Gave to Eric and Nell?
Meredith Jacobs
Meredith Jacobs
Contributing Writer, BuddyTV
Is it finally time for the team to find out where Hetty went and what's happened to her on NCIS: Los Angeles in season 9 episode 13? While Hetty's being tortured by her captors in Vietnam, "Cac Tu Nhan" sees Eric and Nell find a clue to her whereabouts, prompting the team to organize a rescue mission even with very little information.

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Watch the promo for "Cac Tu Nhan":

See Eric wonder if Hetty left a clue in a present:

Following a "crazy dream" that reminded him of a gift from Hetty (The Red Badge of Courage), Eric wonders if it was a clue as to where she went. He's found nothing, however, and Hetty did give him the book months ago, which was a while before she disappeared. Still, it's Hetty, so anything's possible -- including time travel?

Maybe it's just his overactive imagination, Eric concedes, but then Nell thinks about the gift Hetty gave her, a survival keychain. Are the two gifts connected?

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Mosley's disappointed in this scene:

Though reaching out to Chegwidden, Bridges and Langston didn't yield any new information, the three of them and Hetty do like to do things on their own. Following a brief light-hearted moment in which Deeks calls those four the team's future selves, it's back to business and figuring out where Hetty is.

The Vietnamese government has no record of Hetty or any of her aliases entering the country, but it's likely she snuck in. Why, Mosley wants to know. They have reason to believe that she came into contact with a drug runner in the region who smuggled her in. Again, Mosley asks why. Whatever Hetty's doing is off the books.

Callen assumes that Mosley won't let them go, so he immediately tells her they'll use their vacation time or she can suspend or fire them, but they're going to help Hetty. But Mosley's already booked them on a flight to Vietnam.

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