Nell (Renee Felice Smith) and Eric (Barrett Foa) kept their budding romance under wraps throughout season 7, only inadvertently revealing their connection in the finale. They're so good together." Neric's journey took a backseat to the Densi storyline last season, leaving fans wondering if the techies would ever capitalize on their chemistry.
Now that the meerkat is out of the bag, however, fans should expect to see the Ops couple come out into open. "With Kensi (Daniela Ruah) and Deeks (Eric Christian Olsen), it's kind of tough to have two couples that are actually together at the same time and to show all of that," Smith explained last summer, according to .
There, they are hovering over a publicist’s cell phone to speak with TVLine about the episode airing this Tuesday at 9/8c, in which Deeks and Kensi pose as husband and wife to suss out a Russian sleeper cell in a suburban nabe. I think it’s awesome because it’s a pretty big departure from a lot of the episodes that we’ve done, and yet it drives storyline as these two characters are forced to go undercover and play this married couple.
Again, the quarters were cramped and the heat index high during this 2-on-1, so if they seem to get punchy… And there’s a great speech from Hetty that talks about how the dynamic changes just based on proximity, which is true.
[This story with Deeks and Kensi has] been some of my favorite moments on the show ever."In last night's episode (on January 8), viewers saw Kensi sit down with the team psychologist and come to grips with some tough questions—mainly, whether she'll ever be able to return to work and be 100%.
And perhaps the most important question is this: What impact will their coupling have on their approach to cases?
RUAH I’ve been told by people who’ve seen the final edited version that there’s more comedy involved than in other episodes. RELATED | Matt’s Inside Line Has Scoop on the -like lifestyle, we’re very couple-y, there are cute dresses, she bakes cookies for her neighbor…. So she’s having fun with it, and at some point she talks about how she thought she’d hate being a “married “couple, and it turns out she’s enjoying it — and it might be something she wants in the future.
We all adore NCIS: Los Angeles and we love the cast.
Watching such a strong character navigate that—and not playing the one dimensional, like I’m going to be better in one or two episodes—[is crucial]," Olsen explained.
"Hands down, it's the best work Dani has ever done on the show.
Still, throughout the show's eight-year run, the series—at its core—is about four unlikely special agents who truly are the epitome of love and family.
From the bromance of Sam and Callen to the romance that is Densi, the show has succeeded because of the characters and the actors who play them. The writers are going deeper than ever before with Special Agent Kensi Blye (played by Daniela Ruah), who suffered a life-altering injury at the start of the season.