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April 19, 2019

NCIS: LA Fans ‘Glad’ That Hetty Is Back after Watching the Latest Episode

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Fans around the world are ecstatic as NCIS: LA star Linda Hunt, who plays Hetty in the famous crime drama, returned to screen after a long time. The actress made a rather dramatic come back by driving a yellow car through a wall. Talk about getting back with a bang!

The actress was badly missed throughout the series’ 10th season. She took the social media by storm after making an awesome entrance during the 17th episode of NCIS: LA, just in time to officiate Kensi and Deeks’ wedding. 

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Linda took a break from the hit crime drama series after suffering a car accident when she was 73. Luckily, she did not suffer any major injuries due to the accident.

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However, she was left “visibly shaken” after her car struck a sedan and collided with an SUV. She was taken to the hospital after paramedics evaluated her. The other drivers were left with minor injuries after the collision. 

In a statement to TV Line, the actress said she needed an additional time to recover from the accident, saying she would return later in the season.

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"I first want to say how much I appreciate the outpouring of support from the NCIS: Los Angeles fans following my car accident this summer," Linda said in a statement to TV Line in November. "Though I had hoped to return to playing Hetty at the start of the season, I had to take some additional time to recover. I look forward to returning later this season." 

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The NCIS franchise is one of the most successful primetime network TV. It is also the longest-running series with “NCIS” currently in its 16th season, “NCIS: LA” running in its 10th season, and “NCIS: New Orleans” successfully continuing season 5. 

It is good to see have Linda back on the screen after a prolonged healing time. We hope to see more of her in the upcoming episodes! 

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