Sleeping with the Enemy is the twenty-fourth episode of the second season finale of the police procedural series NCIS: New Orleans which was aired on May 17, 2016.

This episode marks the final appearance of NCIS Special Agent Meredith Brody played by Zoe McLellan.

Summary Edit

The NCIS team exposes a mole and a catastrophic security breach while partnering with the Department of Homeland Security to find 900 missing pounds of explosives that pose an imminent threat to New Orleans.[1]

Notes Edit

  • Percy disarmed the bomb inside the boat.
  • Its revealed that Russo was killed by Brody in this episode.


  • One terrorist killed by Agent Russo
  • Three terrorists killed by Pride and the Coast Guard
  • Agent Brody killed John Russo


  • This is the final appearance of Zoe McLellan (portrayed as Meredith Brody) in this episode, when she was written out for a "creative reasons" in the series.
  • Toni Trucks of Pre-SEAL Team is a guest appearance in this episode.
  • There is no such this as a Homeland Security Federal Agent.
  • Pride is revealed to know how to drive a riverboat thanks to his uncle.


Brody: You're going to ask me how I'm doing.
Pride: And you're gonna tell me you're fine.
Brody: No. But I will be. I just need to sort this all out. I can't believe I let Russo get close.
Pride: You didn't let Russo get close. You stopped him.
Brody: I was lucky.
Pride: You were smart. Listened to that voice inside you. You should do it more often.


Series RegularsEdit

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 Special Agent, New Orleans Office, NCIS
Meredith Brody Zoe McLellan Special Agent, New Orleans Office, NCIS
Sebastian Lund Rob Kerkovich Forensic Specialist, Jefferson Parrish Coroner's office
Dr. Loretta Wade C. C. H. Pounder Medical Examiner, Jefferson Parrish Coroner's office
Patton Plame Daryl Mitchell Investigative Computer Specialist
Sonja Percy Shalita Grant Probationary NCIS Agent (former ATF Special Agent)

Guest Edit

Name Portrayed by Role
John Russo Ivan Sergei Homeland Security Agent
Joan Swanson Toni Trucks CGIS Agent
Molly Layne Stephanie Erb
Stark Cooper Thornton Coast Guard Captain
Michael Buckley Jared Day
Garrett Layne Douglas M. Griffin
Deputy Secretary of DHS Tony Winters
Bomb Maker Mark Ashworth


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