There’s nothing quite so tedious as waiting for the end of a hiatus, particularly when a wedding is in the offing. Luckily for fans of “NCIS: LA,” the series’ cast and crew have endeavored to stave off those summer blues.

The cameras won’t officially roll on Season 9 for at least another month, but you can get a sneak peek at “evil genius” plots courtesy of the following teasers.

Two ‘NCIS: LA’ episodes down

As per usual, the CBS procedural closed out season 8 production with filming for two fall episodes. Neither of these hours will air as the fall premiere, but the title for one of them, penned by Kyle Harimoto (“767,” “Kulinda”) and directed by Rick Tunell (“Revenge Deferred”), was revealed via Twitter.

Se Murio el Payaso (The Clown Died)” completed principal photography in April.

The title for the second episode (air date unknown) is still under wraps, possibly due to the potential for major spoilers.

“Thanks for giving me the keys to the machine that is #ncisla, [Showrunner] R. Scott Gemmill, [executive producer John Peter Kousakis] and Suzanne Saltz,” Tunell tweeted. “Great script from [Harrimoto].”

Now…what should you expect from the rest of the season?

Next time on ‘NCIS: LA’

One thing is certain: Deeks (Eric Christian Olsen) and Kensi (Daniela Ruah) are ready to cement their relationship with the bonds of matrimony.

A hardscrabble romance that came together under the auspice of Hetty (Linda Hunt) and against a tumult of field missions Densi has become the copestone of the series. Always a light on the horizon, the couple’s wedding should come to pass before season 9 plays out.

Meanwhile, a few familiar faces should grace the screen, including (potentially) Arkady.

Currently, the plot is spinning out under the careful watch of CBS’s own Clotho.

“The storyline for S9 is brewing in the mind of the Evil genius...Mr. Gemmill!” Kousakis teased over the weekend. This includes a healthy dose of “Exciting stories, clever banter, heartfelt relationships, a whole lot of focus & serious laughing.”

Viewers will only have to trudge through 16 weeks of suspense before season 9 premieres.

“16 Weeks from today…#NCISLA S9 Premiere #CBSSunday Oct. 01 Premiere night begins at 9:30pm,” Kousakis announced on Sunday. “Following broadcasts resume @ our NEW Time 9PM!!"

Be sure to set those DVRs correctly! Between the drama’s move to 9 p.m., the premiere schedule change, and the delays caused by CBS Sunday Night Football, you’re going to want to give yourself a little buffer room.