The "NCIS: LA" agents are skillful, slick and pretty cool on the job. Season 3 has also offered a few glimpses into their personal lives, but enough of them already. Viewers need more Hetty? She's short, cranky and quirky. She doesn't come off as tough as her agents; still she rules them with a gritty voice and an iron hand. Hetty was once an undercover agent herself, so she reveals no more about her personal life than absolutely necessary. That just makes her story all the more mysterious and compelling; and that's why viewers need more of her in 2012
More Hetty with a gun
Hetty was dark and dangerous when she went rogue in the episode, "Familia," at the end of Season 2. She resigned her post at "NCIS: LA" headquarters and left the team behind without a word of goodbye. By the time they figured out what had happened, she'd hopped on a plane and was wandering the dark back streets of Prague. Two thugs tailed her, but one click of the pop-out gun up Hetty's sleeve and they backed off big time. She killed two other thugs without a hint of angst; then it was off to Romania. How about more dangerous Hetty action, just like that.
More Hetty as the undisputed boss
Chief Vance in D. C. is the big "NCIS" boss; but he couldn't control Hetty if he tried. She's so tough, she scares the agents into doing whatever she wants. Even macho guys like Sam and G. In the episode "Greed" when Hetty decided they all should waltz in the name of harmony, they danced on cue. In 2012, viewers would love to see more of Hetty as the all powerful boss lady.
And how about Hetty with a love interest?
She's hinted at long ago romance, but viewers have never seen Hetty in love. How sweet would that be to see a man soften those dangerous edges just a little. She needs a gentile old soul to kiss her hand and hold her in his arms. Don't laugh. Hetty has revealed herself as quite the femme fatale in her time. She could pull it off with style and grace.
Viewers want more Hetty in 2012. Is that too much to ask?
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