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NCIS: Shell Shock (Part I)

When a Navy Lieutenant who recently returned home from the Middle East is found dead from a brutal attack, the NCIS team questions the victim’s friend, Marine Captain Joe Wescott. Gibbs realizes the Captain is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, but knows his experience overseas may also provide a key link to the crime

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 10x6
Airdate: Tuesday November 13th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

AU (ten) Jan 29, 2013
UK (FOX) Feb 15, 2013
Hungary Apr 15, 2013
IE (RTÉ TWO) Feb 23, 2014


Guest Stars
Brad BeyerBrad Beyer
As Marine Captain Joe Westcott
Chris McGarryChris McGarry
As Lieutenant Commander/Doctor Peter Sanger
David HoflinDavid Hoflin
As Randall J. Kersey
Doris MorgadoDoris Morgado
As Andrea Aldridge
Glen PowellGlen Powell
As Marine Sergeant Evan Westcott
Mark RolstonMark Rolston
As George Westcott
Vinicius MachadoVinicius Machado
As Sam Mathis

Co-Guest Stars
Hector Atreyu RuizHector Atreyu Ruiz
As Marine First Lieutenant Michael Torres
Mark Anthony SamuelMark Anthony Samuel
As Marine Private First Class James Hall
Main Cast
Mark HarmonMark Harmon
As Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs
Michael WeatherlyMichael Weatherly
As Special Agent Anthony "Tony" DiNozzo
Pauley PerrettePauley Perrette
As Forensics Specialist Abby Sciuto
Sean MurraySean Murray
As Special Agent Timothy "Tim" McGee
Brian DietzenBrian Dietzen
As Assistant Medical Examiner Jimmy Palmer
David McCallumDavid McCallum
As Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard
Cote de PabloCote de Pablo
As Special Agent Ziva David


The episode begins with two men running away from few hooded men. The hooded men manage to get hold of both these men and they beat them up and then Joe sees that his friend Torres is being dragged away into the dark. The next day Tony arrives at work, complaining that his noisy neighbors didn’t allow him to sleep till 5 in the morning. It appears that Tony and McGee took home each other’s bags. Tony hopes that McGee didn’t snoop and he checks his bag and pulls out his instamatic camera. McGee did snoop, and he finds Tony’s boarding school picture with a weird hairstyle. Gibbs arrives with the body of the day; dead Marine First Lieutenant Michael Torres, originally from Ohio and is engaged. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorDonald P. Bellisario  |  Don McGill
Executive ProducerGary Glasberg (1)  |  Mark Harmon  |  George Schenck  |  Frank Cardea  |  Mark Horowitz  |  Donald P. Bellisario  |  Shane Brennan  |  Chas Floyd Johnson
Co-Executive ProducerMark R. Schilz  |  Nicole Mirante-Matthews  |  Reed Steiner  |  Scott A. Williams  |  Steven D. Binder
Supervising ProducerAvery C. Drewe
ProducerJoshua Rexon  |  Richie Owens
Co-ProducerChristopher J. Waild
Production DesignerRobert J. Bacon
EditorMitchel Stanley
CastingSusan Bluestein  |  Jason Kennedy (1)
Unit Production ManagerMark R. Schilz
First Assistant DirectorRob Roda
Second Assistant DirectorJosé Clemente Hernandez
MusicBrian Kirk
Music EditorStephen M. Rowe
HairstylistCarla Dean
Make-upJoe Hailey
Key GripBill Baker (1)
Set DesignerJim Walters
Set DecoratorLynn Wolverton-Parker
Location ManagerJames McClafferty
Transportation CoordinatorGreg Nutt
Property MasterMichael L. Cunningham
Construction CoordinatorThom Schaefer
Production Sound MixerSteven Bowerman
Script SupervisorSuzanne McRobert
Production CoordinatorSara Chaiken
Assistant EditorJonathan N.C. Poirier
Post Production SupervisorTrish Hadley
Supervising Sound EditorGreg Schorer
Re-Recording MixerRoss Davis  |  Aaron Levy
GafferJames Krattiger
Director of PhotographyWilliam Webb (1)
Story EditorGina Lucita Monreal
Stunt CoordinatorDiamond Farnsworth
Production SupervisorDavid Schiller
Art DirectorChas. Butcher  |  Linda King
Costume SupervisorGregory B. Peña  |  Rachel Good
Production AccountantTed Martinez
"A" Camera OperatorGeorge Loomis
AssistantErica McIntosh
Casting AssociateKrysti Baxter  |  Meredith Fordney
Post Production AssistantJustin J. Kilmer
Graphic DesignerDouglas S. Reilly
Office Production AssistantJaime Lykins
Set Production AssistantChalis Romero
Special Effects CoordinatorLarry L. Fuentes
Additional MusicJeff Burns  |  Greg Burns (1)
Key CostumerJake Jacobs (1)
Technical AdvisorCraig Harvey  |  Leon Carroll Jr.
"B" Camera OperatorChristos C. Bitsakos
Supervising EditorGregory Gontz
Video CoordinatorMatt Minshall
Writers' AssistantScott J. Jarrett
ThemeMaurice Jackson  |  Matt Hawkins (1)  |  Neil Martin
Pre-production SupervisorSusan Hollander
Audience LiaisonHarriet Margulies
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