We've already seen in "NCIS: Los Angeles" season 5 that Deeks (Eric Christian Olsen) isn't going to just bounce back from the traumatic experience he went through in the season 4 finale and beginning of the premiere, and on Monday, Sept. 30, CBS released a sneak peek from episode 2, "Impact," teasing what he's been up to in the months that have passed.
In this next "NCIS: LA" episode, Hetty (Linda Hunt) is bringing in Nate (Peter Cambor) to help Sam (LL Cool J) and Deeks return to work, but as we can see in the previews already out, Deeks is the one who isn't back yet while Sam is working the case. The premiere saw Deeks question his future as a cop and expressing a need for time away, and he's going to be taking it. But for how long?
That's Hetty's question to him in the "Impact" clip to the left, as she finds him trying to relax at home. However, he can't sleep and he's been trying to keep himself busy. He tries to avoid talk about returning to work, but she doesn't let him as she gets a glimpse at the 43 missed calls on his phone. She needs to know if he's coming back—especially if the answer is no and she needs to find his replacement.
"NCIS: LA" season 5 airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on CBS. What do you think of the latest episode 2 "Impact" sneak peek?