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NCIS: New Orleans is reuniting Scott Bakula with Quantum Leap co-star Dean StockwellEntertainment Weekly reports.

Stockwell will play Tom Hamilton, a proud retired cop who is approached by the investigators about a 40-year-old murder, but arrogantly pushes back against the team. He also happens to be the father of recurring character Councilman Douglas Hamilton (Steven Weber).

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"We did it!" executive producer Gary Glasberg said. "We found an opportunity for the tremendously talented Dean Stockwell to reunite on screen with Scott Bakula. What a treat for November sweeps. We are thrilled to have him join us for some Thanksgiving fun and intrigue in NOLA."

Are you excited for the reunion?

NCIS: New Orleans airs Tuesdays at 9/8c on CBS.

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