CBS's sophomore hit series'NCIS: Los Angeles' returns with a new episode that marks the surprise return of operational psychologist Nate Getz to the team. Or does it? The episode, 'Lockup,' finds LL Cool J's character, Sam, going undercover as a prisoner to track down a terrorist group responsible for several bombings around the world. And when he's on the inside, who shows up to lend a hand -- none other than Nate.
As fans of 'NCIS: LA' know, Nate left the show after Episode 3 this season under mysterious circumstances. Was he really returning to work in the Middle East, or did Hetty send him on a secret mission?
We spoke with actor Peter Cambor about Nate's return, and he assured us that this is a show that fans need to watch. Will it be the beginning of Nate's return for good ... or is there something else afoot. Read on for more from Peter about his alter ego and being part of the 'NCIS' franchise.