PUBLISHED: 12:16, Wed, Oct 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 12:16, Wed, Oct 21, 2020
NCIS Los Angeles finished season 11 earlier than expected as the show wasn't able to film the remaining few episodes prior to lockdown. This has meant some key storylines have been left without resolutions, including the future of intelligence analyst Nell Jones (played by Renée Felice Smith). But could it be have been Nell's final appearance in NCIS LA?
WARNING: This article contains spoilers from NCIS Los Angeles.
Nell hadn't been herself for quite some time in season 11 of NCIS LA.
As boyfriend Eric Beale (Barrett Foa) had been given a secret mission by Hetty Lange (Linda Hunt), she didn't know where he was or what he was up to.
He rarely spoke to her during this time away and so on his return to NCIS, Nell insisted they needed to take their relationship at a slower pace.
While she didn't break up with Eric, it isn't looking great for the couple.
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NCIS Los Angeles: Will Nell Jones make an off screen exit? (Image: CBS)
The last time Nell was seen in NCIS LA was in episode 19, Fortune Favors the Brave.
She confided in agent Kensi Blye (Daniela Ruah) about no longer feeling passionate about the job and then tried to hand in her notice to Hetty.
The operations manager couldn't accept her resignation though and told Nell to take the rest of her annual leave so she could have time to properly think about what she wants.
Despite being reluctant about just taking