This show has changed so much since Mark Harmon left and Gary Cole was hired. I am a fan of the change. I've watched it from the beginning, and am now rewatching the entire series from the beginning from a new perspective, but still enjoying it. IMO, the show had become darker in mood, and a bit stale, but I continued to like it. This season is like a reset, and maybe there are new writers. For whatever reason, it has improved.
The latest episode was good, and balanced the drama with some lighter moments. I think Gary Cole was the perfect casting choice to take over for Harmon. I w