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NCIS Episode Guide

1 :01x01 - Yankee White

First aired: Sep/23/2003
Director: Donald P. Bellisario
Guest star: Alan Dale (NCIS Director Tom Morrow), Gerry Becker (William Baer (U.S. Secret Service Agent: Head of Presdiential Protection Detail on Air Force One)), Gary Grubbs (Coroner Elmo Poke (Friend of Ducky)), Dane Northcutt (Marine Major Kerry (Companion of Special Agent Kate Todd)), Robert Bagnell (Leonard Rish (Reporter on Air Force One)), Michael Adler (Navy Capt. Burger (President's Physician on Air Force One)), Gregory Itzin (FBI Director), Lawrence Pressman (Secret Service Director), Joe Spano (FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Gerald Downey (Navy Cmdr. Ray Trapp (Carrier of the Football)), Gerald McCullouch (FBI Agent (Talking with FBI Agent Fornell in Car)), Pancho Demmings (Gerald Jackson (NCIS Asst. Medical Examiner)), Steve Bridges (George W. Bush), Michael Maize (Security Guard (TSA Agent: Screens Ducky, Tony and Gibbs)), Dwayne Macopson (Marine Major Carl Pritchard (New Carrier of the Football)), Richard Anthony Crenna (Chief Steward (Tells President George W. Bush Papa Joe's Babybacks are on Board)), Asante Jones (Homicide Detective Andy Kochofis (Works for Metro PD)), Jeremy Overstreet (Agent Bowman), Doris McMillon (News Anchor (Shown on Gibbs' Basement TV)), Vivienne Bellisario (Mysterious Redhead (Driving Car Gibbs Gets Into))

While on Air Force One, a Navy Commander dies. Agents from the Navy NCIS decide to take the investigation into their own hands and also force a Secret Service Agent Kate Todd to help. Now the NCIS team has to figure out if the Navy Officer's death was of natural causes or not.



2 :01x02 - Hung Out to Dry

First aired: Sep/30/2003
Writer: Don McGill
Director: Alan J. Levi
Guest star: Patrick Labyorteaux (Lt. Bud J. Roberts, Jr. (JAG Lawyer Talking with Gibbs and Kate in the Interrogation Room)), Chaney Kley (Corporal Paul Brinkman (Suspect in NCIS Investigation)), Dave Power (Corporal Dave Ramsey (Suspect in NCIS Investigation)), Keith Diamond (Sgt. Gregory Nutt (First Responder to Crime Scene)), Rick Pasqualone (Corporal Paul Dafelmair (Suspect in NCIS Investigation)), James MacDonald (Capt. Faul (Head of Marine Night-Time Jumping Group)), Brandon Davis (Jimmy (Boy Witness Kissing Girl Witness in Car)), Julie Gonzalo (Sarah Schaefer (Girl Witness Kissing Boy Witness in Car)), Pancho Demmings (Gerald Jackson (NCIS Asst. Medical Examiner)), Lee Reherman (Sgt. Tuers (Part of Larry Fuente's Jumping Squad)), Austin Marques (Billy Fuentes (Son of Victim Larry Fuentes)), Christina Souza (Rosemarie Fuentes (Wife of Victim Larry Fuentes)), Brian Patrick Wade (Marine Lance Corporal (Marine Who Hands Gibbs Package Containing New Cellphone))

During a training exercise, a marine's parachute fails to open and he crashes into a parked car where two teenagers were making out. The NCIS team heads to the scene and has to determine if the marine's death was accidental or a murder.



3 :01x03 - Seadog

First aired: Oct/07/2003
Writer: Donald P. Bellisario, John C. Kelley
Director: Bradford May
Guest star: Gregory Itzin (FBI Director), Alan Dale (NCIS Director Tom Morrow), Mark Holton (Sergeant Linn (Cop Talking to Gibbs on Beach about Victim)), William R. Moses (Agent Kent Fuller, DEA (Agent Helping with NCIS Investigation)), Dempsey Pappion (Basketball Player (Talking to Gibbs at Basketball Court)), Benny Nieves (Frank Trujillo (Drug Boss, Walks Through Autopsy)), Joe Torry (Darryl Wilkins (Rival Gang Leader, Walks Through Autopsy)), Elena Lyons (Diane Fontaine (TV News Reporter)), Emilie de Ravin (Nancy (Australian Talking to Tony on Boat)), Pancho Demmings (Gerald Jackson (NCIS Asst. Medical Examiner)), Joe Spano (FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Jodi Bianca Wise (Jenny (Australian Talking to Tony on Boat)), Merle Dandridge (Marcy Carruthers (Kate's Friend Who Runs a Search on the Bogus Bills)), Sam Sarpong (Bobby Jackson (Basketball Player Talking to Gibbs)), Chris Olivero (Dave Simmons (Young Guy Who First Hears Gunfire at Beach Party)), Homie Doroodian (Seth Shakir (Man Spotted on Boat by Jenny and Nancy)), Dar Dixon (Army Captain Bradstone (Supervising Crime Scene, Introduced to Gibbs and Ducky by DEA Agent Fuller)), Melissa Lee (Sarah Fuentes (Girl Talking to Dave Simmons about Gunfire at Beach Party)), Vivienne Bellisario (Mysterious Redhead (Driving Car Gibbs Gets Into))

When a Navy commander's body washes up on shore along with the bodies of two drug runners, Gibbs refuses to believe that the sailor who was killed, was dirty.



4 :01x04 - The Immortals

First aired: Oct/14/2003
Writer: Darcy Meyers
Director: Alan J. Levi
Guest star: Julian Bailey (PO Ronald Zuger (IT Worker, Played Video Games with MacDonald)), Brooks Almy (Mrs. McDonald (Mother of Seaman MacDonald)), Elizabeth Morehead (Medical Corpsman (Doctor on the Ship)), Kieran Mulroney (Lt. Reynolds (Head of IT, MacDonald's Boss)), David Andriole (Lieutenant Commander Robbins (Gives Up Living Quarters for Gibbs, Kate and Tony) (as David Andriole Corrigan)), Yvonne DeLarosa (Navy Exchange Clerk (Gets into Dispute with Tony)), Mark Sivertsen (Commander Rivers (In Charge of Ship's Men, Talks with Gibbs about MacDonald's Video Game Obsession)), Bradley Snedeker (Petty Officer Carnahan (Shows Gibbs to MacDonald's Bunk)), Michael McLafferty (Kyle (Partier on Boat)), Jeni C. Wilson (Lisa (Partier on Boat)), Colin Bain (Ensign Ray (Examines Sword for Tony)), Eamon Hunt (Chief Petty Officer Morris (First to Greet Gibbs, Kate and Tony on Navy Ship)), Jeff Peterson (Brad (Partier on Boat, Discovers Seaman MacDonald)), Chad W. Murray (Seaman MacDonald (Deceased Victim))

The NCIS team investigates when a seaman's body is found at the bottom of the sea in his dress whites, with a ceremonial sword. They discover that he was addicted to a Wizards and Warriors style role-playing game. Now, the team must figure out how involved he was in the game and how far he would go to get revenge on his arch enemy, another sailor.



5 :01x05 - The Curse

First aired: Oct/28/2003
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Tommy Hinkley (Deer Hunter (Discovers the Dead Body)), Jim Pirri (Randy Wiles (Mary's Husband, Mark's Shipmate)), Robert Pine (Golfer Ben (Golfing with Erin Toner)), Melora Hardin (Erin Toner (Golfer, Suspect, Randy's Disbursing Clerk)), Lauren Bowles (Mary Wiles (Dead Victim's Widow)), David Ramsey (Agent Richard Owens (NCIS Agent Based in Hawaii, Works with Gibbs, Tony and Kate)), Bill Birch (State Trooper Dan Lynch (Shows Gibbs, Tony and Kate to Dead Body)), Jonathan Wade-Drahos (Lt. Gregg Pallini (Works in Disbursing Office on the Eisenhower)), Travis Aaron Wade (Lt. Mark Schilz (Dead Victim, Shown in Mary's Photo Album))

A Navy lieutenant who was reported missing nearly ten years ago has been found by a deer hunter. When the NCIS team arrives at the scene to investigate, they see that his remains have been mummified. Now, they have to find out what happened to him and what happened to the one million dollars that he had on his ship.



6 :01x06 - High Seas

First aired: Nov/04/2003
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Carlos Gomez (Reyes), Sal Landi (Cmdr. Stovic), John Littlefield (Stovic's Aide), Joel Gretsch (NCIS Special Agent Stan Burley (Gibbs' Old Colleague, Helps with Case)), Charlie Hofheimer (Petty Officer First Class Bobby Wilkes (Guy at Club, Enters Freezer)), Jonathan T. Floyd (Petty Officer Second Class Gil Niles (First Shown at Club, Suspect)), Anson Scoville (Petty Officer Second Class Peter Shrewe (First Shown at Club, Victim)), Corbin Allred (Corpsman Milano), Robert Baker (Seaman), Larry Sullivan (Flight Surgeon), Pancho Demmings (Gerald Jackson (NCIS Asst. Medical Examiner)), Bruno Gioiello (Air Boss), Alex Avant (Clerk), Monti Sharp (Handler), Jonathan Sadowski (Lt. Norski), Gil McKinney (Crewman), Rigo Sanchez (Boyfriend), Edward Diaz (Petty Officer Gomez (Points Kate in Direction of Urinalysis Office))

An NCIS agent who used to work under Gibbs asks for the team's help investigating a case where sailors on an aircraft carrier are dying of a drug overdose, but have no history of any kind of drug abuse.



7 :01x07 - Sub Rosa

First aired: Nov/18/2003
Writer: George Schenck, Frank Cardea
Director: Michael Zinberg
Guest star: J. Robin Miller (Lt. Connors), James Black (Gate guard), David Monahan (PO Drew), Peter Onorati (Chief of the Boat ("COB")), David O'Donnell (Jeb), Sean Murray (Special Agent Timothy "Tim" McGee), Glenn Morshower (Cmdr. Robert Peters), Ben Murphy (Capt. Veitch), Michael Lowry (Lt. Com. Akron), Eric Ladin (P.O. Thompson), Pancho Demmings (Gerald Jackson), Mik Scriba (Mr. Walters), Reed Rudy (Air Transport Officer), Mat Hostetler (Mess Specialist), Jamie Moss (Seaman Apprentice)

A decomposed body is discovered in a tub of acid at a naval base and Ducky and Abby learn that the victim was a submariner. Gibbs discovers that there have been no reports of a sub crewmember missing, so he deduces that one of the subs has an imposter on board. With this new information, the team must find out which sub the man posing as the victim is in and what intentions he may have towards the sub.



8 :01x08 - Minimum Security

First aired: Nov/25/2003
Writer: Philip DeGuere, Donald P. Bellisario
Director: Ian Toynton
Guest star: Michael Shamus Wiles (Jimmy the Bartender), Jessica Steen (Special Agent Paula Cassidy), Kevin McCorkle (Col. Dan McClafferty), Heath Freeman (Benjamin Frank), Erick Avari (Col. Dan McClafferty), Pancho Demmings (Gerald Jackson), Casey McCarthy (Biker Chick), Paul Vinson (Biker), E. Roger Mitchell (M.P.), Hrach Titizian (Tariq Abassi), Joseph Bey (Nasser Al Jazair)

The NCIS team head to Cuba to investigate a Navy translator's connection to smuggling at a detention center after he suddenly dies at the wheel of his car when returning to the U.S. from Guantanamo Bay.



9 :01x09 - Marine Down

First aired: Dec/16/2003
Writer: John C. Kelley
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Richard Brooks (Lieutenant Colonel Walsh), John Rubinstein (Bob), Jason Brooks (Marine Major Danny O'Donnell), Erich Anderson (Jack Canton), Carlos Sanz (Gonzales), Rebecca Boyd (Sarah Kidwell), Vivienne Bellisario (Mysterious Redhead), Alan Dale (NCIS Director Tom Morrow), Jennifer Tighe (Lisa Peary), Pancho Demmings (Gerald Jackson), Crystal Allen (Laura), Ron Baker (Major Craig Peary), Michael Sarysz (Corporal James Travis), Victor Bonavida (Zack), George Stumpf (Crew Chief)

After a marine widow receives a call from her dead husband, the NCIS team takes on the case and has to exhume the body to deduce whether the call was a prank or not.



10 :01x10 - Left for Dead

First aired: Jan/06/2004
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Norbert Weisser (Dr. Rutger), Kenneth Tigar (Diggar Aldridge), Sherilyn Fenn (Jane Doe/Suzane McNeil), Derek de Lint (Dr. Stephen Bauer), Al Espinosa (Tom Verne), Jim Rash (Dr. Joel Sanderson), Pancho Demmings (Gerald Jackson), Asante Jones (Homicide Detective Andy Kochofis), Phil Abrams (Hotel Manager), Michael Edward Rose (Walter Richter), Daniella Kuhn (Saleswomen)

After being buried alive, a woman comes out of the grave with amnesia and the only thing she remembers is that there is a bomb aboard a Navy ship. While trying to help Jane Doe recover her identity, the team finds out that not everything is what it seemed at first.



11 :01x11 - Eye Spy

First aired: Jan/13/2004
Writer: Dana Coen, Frank Cardea, George Schenck
Director: Alan J. Levi
Guest star: Katy Boyer (Lieutenant Egan), Bruce Gray (CIA Director Roper), Parry Shen (Ben Richmond), Victor McCay (Ash), Greg Zola (Jeremy Wirth), Marguerite MacIntyre (Commander Tyler), Sean Murray (Special Agent Timothy "Tim" McGee), Mercedes Colon (Gina), Pancho Demmings (Gerald Jackson), James Morrison (CIA Assistant Director Jonathan Overmeier), Howard Dell (Gym Manager), Jane Hajduk (Attractive woman), John Marrott (Master Chief PO RoE), Patrick MacManus (Seaman Apprentice Sparks)

When a Navy commander, who was a technical advisor to a civilian contractor for a Navy weapon, is found dead on the beach, the NCIS team investigates the murder using satellite technology.



12 :01x12 - My Other Left Foot

First aired: Feb/03/2004
Writer: Jack Bernstein
Director: Jeff Woolnough
Guest star: Josh Holloway (Sheriff), Bonnie Bartlett (Dr. Silvia Chalmers), Dean Norris (Vestman), Terry Rhoads (Stanley Borden), Tony Pasqualini (Man), Tom McCleister (Mr. Green), Stacy Haiduk (Melissa Dorn), Kim Wimmer (Darlene)

The NCIS team is called in when a severed leg bearing a marine tattoo is found in a trash bin, leading them to a small town where a murder scheme is afoot.



13 :01x13 - One Shot, One Kill

First aired: Feb/10/2004
Writer: Gil Grant
Director: Peter Ellis
Guest star: T.J. Thyne (Carl), Brad Hawkins (Aaron Barnes), Francesco Quinn (Gunnery Sgt. Alvarez), Noah Segan (Teenager/Sniper), Blake Shields (Potential Recruit), Sheila Frazier (ZNN Reporter Debra Green), Michael Gaston (Maj. Dougherty), Andy Umberger (FBI Agent Freedman), Pancho Demmings (Gerald Jackson), Geoff Meed (Corporal David Stenson), Kent Shocknek (Guy Ross), Zakk Moore (Potential Recruit), Chad Doreck (Leo), Alex Solowitz (Dave)

The team investigates when a Marine recruitment officer is found shot to death by a sniper with a grudge, who leaves a white feather behind.



14 :01x14 - The Good Samaritan

First aired: Feb/17/2004
Writer: Jack Bernstein
Director: Alan J. Levi
Guest star: Kate McNeil (Commander Green), Heidi Dippold (Laura Seeger), Kirk B.R. Woller (Lt. Commander Julius), Stephanie Hodge (Sheriff Charlene Dupray), Pancho Demmings (Gerald Jackson), Sean McGowan (Lieutenant Wallace)

A navy dentist stops near the parked car to help a stranded motorist who pulls out a gun. The team investigates a murder with the help from a local sheriff, Charley, when they find out about a the similar murder of the Navy civilian employee in the was going through the nasty divorce,the wife is suspected but her alibi is perfect.



15 :01x15 - Enigma

First aired: Feb/24/2004
Writer: John C. Kelley
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Jeff Austin (Colonel Mike Granger), John Rosenfeld (Agent Charles), Terry O'Quinn (Colonel Will Ryan), Alan Dale (NCIS Director Tom Morrow), Barton Tinapp (Man), Kevin McClatchy (Lt. David Cameron), Joe Spano (FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Pancho Demmings (Gerald Jackson), David Rountree (FBI Surveilance Technician), Grinnell Morris (FBI Agent Carlson)

Gibbs risks his career when his former commanding officer is accused of stealing the funds.



16 :01x16 - Bête Noire

First aired: Mar/02/2004
Writer: Donald P. Bellisario
Director: Peter Ellis
Guest star: Rudolf Martin (Ari), Joe Sabatino (HRT Leader Horowitz), Tim Kelleher (Agent Pacci), Jessica Steen (Special Agent Paula Cassidy), Matthew Del Negro (Balboa), Robert Cicchini (Agent Daniel Snyder), Jennifer Gatti (Negotiator Arkin), Alex Dodd (Qassam), Pancho Demmings (Gerald Jackson), Alan Dale (NCIS Director Tom Morrow), Constance L. McCrory (Evidence Clerk)

A terrorist holds Ducky, Gerald, and Kate hostage while NCIS investigate how exactly the terror organization member got a job at the navy base.



17 :01x17 - The Truth is Out There

First aired: Mar/16/2004
Writer: Jack Bernstein
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Brian Thompson (Master Chief Vince Nutter), Adam Wylie (Darin Spotnitz), Leonard Roberts (P.O. Howard Carter), Chris Johnson (PO James Morgan), Jennifer Lyons (Zoey), Reginald Ballard (Antwane Mann), James Huang (Petty Officer Wong), Ryan Tasz (Gordon), Harry Hutchinson (Alexandria Cop), Alex Weed (Johnny)

When the body of a marine is found after a party in an illegal night club, the team investigates a number of possible leads - including blackmail and accidental death.



18 :01x18 - UnSEALed

First aired: Apr/06/2004
Writer: Thomas L. Moran
Director: Peter Ellis
Guest star: Alicia Coppola (Lt. Cmdr. Faith Coleman), Tim Kelleher (Agent Pacci), Al Sapienza (Cmdr. William Foley), Leon Russom (Grandpa), Barbara Tarbuck (Grandma), Roxana Zal (Mrs. Foley), Randy J. Goodwin (Defense Lawyer), Vivienne Bellisario (Mysterious Redhead), Sean Murray (Special Agent Timothy "Tim" McGee), Tim Abell (Jack D. Curtin), Cristi Harris (Vicki Spain), Archie Drury (Rod Spain), Cody Estes (Kevin Curtin)

The team is looking for an ex-SEAL who escaped from prison in search of revenge. He is decisive to find the real murderer of his wife.



19 :01x19 - Dead Man Talking

First aired: Apr/27/2004
Writer: George Schenck, Frank Cardea
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Fredric Lehne (Captain Graves), John Marshall Jones (Detective Hanley), Tim Kelleher (Agent Pacci), Edmund L. Shaff (Security Guard George), Cristine Rose (Pat Stone), Loren Lazerine (Building Manager), Jamie Luner (Amanda Reed/Lt. Cmdr. Hamilton Voss), Sean Murray (Special Agent Timothy "Tim" McGee), Nick Jaine (Jason Patel), Richard Augustine (Janitor)

Gibbs and his team are called to investigate when a fellow NCIS agent is found murdered. When NCIS Special Agent Pacci is found brutally murdered, Gibbs and his team reconstruct a cold case Pacci was working on at the time of his death. The case involves the theft of millions of dollars from a Navy lieutenant who was later allegedly killed in a car crash. With the money never recovered, the clues all point to one woman close to the case who has her own startling secret.



20 :01x20 - Missing

First aired: May/04/2004
Writer: John C. Kelley
Director: Jeff Woolnough
Guest star: Jenya Lano (Carol Powers), Alex Meneses (Waitress/Vanessa), Derek Webster (Major Joe Sacco), Sean Murray (Special Agent Timothy "Tim" McGee), Steve Rankin (Sgt. Bill Atlas), Jacobi Wynne (Mark Cohen), Dayna Devon (Attractive Girl), Robert Floyd (Police Officer), Michael Goetz (Bartender), Cole Griffin (Marine Corporal Jackson)

A marine goes missing after a date with a reporter. During the investigation, the team discovers that three former members of his unit are dead and suspect the unit commander to be a serial killer.



21 :01x21 - Split Decision

First aired: May/11/2004
Writer: Bob Gookin
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Sam Witwer (S Sgt. Rafael), Scott MacDonald (Militia Leader), Adam Hendershott (Josh), Stuart Stone (Dillon), Bellamy Young (ATF Agent Melinda Stone), Laz Alonso (S Sgt. Washington), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Michael Graziadei (Chuck), Sean Murray (Special Agent Timothy "Tim" McGee), Erin LeShawn Wiley (Corporal McClain)

When a Marine is found impaled on a tree stump, Gibbs and his team begins a search for the weapon and the murderer. The case leads them to a pawn shop known to deal in stolen military weapons where they discover an undercover ATF agent Melinda (guest star Bellamy Young) who’s also hoping to also crack the case. Gibbs brings her into his scheme to meet with a local militia leader looking to buy illegal weapons, but when the plan goes awry, it is revealed Melinda is not who she seems to be.



22 :01x22 - A Weak Link

First aired: May/18/2004
Writer: Jack Bernstein
Director: Alan J. Levi
Guest star: Matt Battaglia (P.O. Porcaro), Adam Baldwin (Cdr. Rainer), Doug Savant (Larry Clannon), Julie Benz (Mrs. Denise Johnson), Robert Joseph (Lt. Commander Folsom), Ross Gibby (Petty Officer Vengal), Tom R. Hughes (Lt. Johnson), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Sean Murray (Special Agent Timothy "Tim" McGee), Johnny Sneed (CIA Agent Kramer), Kathryn Gordon (Young Pregnant Woman), Ryan Culver (Man)

From TV Guide Online: Gibbs' team investigates the death of a SEAL during a training exercise, and come to suspect that it wasn't an accident, but a murder.



23 :01x23 - Reveille

First aired: May/25/2004
Writer: Donald P. Bellisario
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Paul Perri (Man), Rudolf Martin (Ari), Jessica Steen (Special Agent Paula Cassidy), Robert Cicchini (Agent Snyder), Josie Davis (Marta), Nicholas Guilak (Bassam), Matthew Raunch (Man), Joe Spano (FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Alan Dale (NCIS Director Tom Morrow), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Sean Murray (Special Agent Timothy "Tim" McGee), Amir Talai (Simi), Sheila Frazier (ZNN Reporter Debra Green), Dan Lundy (Technician), Matt Sigloch (Man)

The terrorist from Bette Noir returns with a plan to attack the President. Gibbs and his team follow the clues to reveal his identity and find Kate who is kidnapped.



24 :02x01 - See No Evil

First aired: Sep/28/2004
Writer: Christopher Crowe
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Audrey Wasilewski (Shirley Wilkes), Ely Pouget (Julie Watson), William Mapother (Hooded Man/Kyle Grayson), David Keith (Navy Capt. Mike Watson), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Abigail Breslin (Sandy Watson), Nick Warnock (Marine Staff Sgt.)

When the wife and 9-year-old blind daughter of a Navy captain are kidnapped, Gibbs and his team are faced with a unique challenge. Gibbs and his team are called into an uneasy situation when a Navy captain's wife and 9-year-old blind daughter are kidnapped from their home. The kidnapper, who is demanding $2 million in government funds, is also holding the captain hostage in his own office via webcam. Gibbs devises a plan to plant listening devices in the office and then takes a huge risk by instructing the Captain to demand the kidnapper show a gesture of good faith by releasing his daughter before he completes the money transfer. Meanwhile, Abby and McGee use their computer skills to hack into the kidnapper's computer and trace his whereabouts.



25 :02x02 - The Good Wives Club

First aired: Oct/05/2004
Writer: Gil Grant
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Kate Hodge (Jane Melankovic), Tara Buck (P.O. Tara Marshall), Jerry O'Donnell (Navy Lt. Cmdr. Scott Williams), Betsy Brandt (P.O. Barbara Swain), Matt Carmody (Lt. J.G. Chaplain Brian Evans), Spencer Garrett (Commander Spenser), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Blayne Weaver (P.O. Darell Baum), Michael Canaan (MP), Kendall Clement (Foreman)

The NCIS team is called in to investigate when the decomposed body of a woman in a wedding dress is found in a cell beneath abandoned military housing.

As Gibbs and his team investigate the bizarre discovery of the woman in a subterranean prison cell made to resemble a 1950's bedroom, the evidence indicates that she had been imprisoned for months and died when her air supply was cut off. Subsequent evidence indicates that this murder may be only one in a pattern of similar incidents and Gibbs and the team find themselves racing to find another possible victim who disappeared from a Navy base in Florida.



26 :02x03 - Vanished

First aired: Oct/12/2004
Writer: Frank Cardea, George Schenck
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Rob Boltin (Marine Capt. Rod Newell), Jeremy Garrett (Marine Capt. Patrick Barnett), Todd Kimsey (Police Capt. Grant), Tom Bower (Sheriff Miller Thompson), Jennifer Hall (Daphne Everett), Timothy Bottoms (Ritt Everett), Robert Rusler (Marine Lt. Colonel Curtis Teague), Don Swayze (Logan Clay)

The NCIS team is called in to investigate when a perfectly functioning Marine helicopter is found in the middle of a crop circle.

The first job for Gibbs and the team is to find the two pilots missing from the Marine Cobra helicopter. After locating the co-pilot, who thought their scheduled training flight had been canceled, the team continues its search for the pilot amid reports from nearby town people who say they saw strange lights the night the chopper landed. While many, including Abby, are convinced the area has been visited by aliens, Gibbs discovers the truth lies in the town's secret history.



27 :02x04 - Lt. Jane Doe

First aired: Oct/19/2004
Director: Dan Lerner
Guest star: Jack Kehler (Middle-Aged Man), Amy Sloan (P.O. Cynthia Cluxton), Kent Faulcon (Cmdr. Reynolds), David Marciano (Bartender), Don Jeffcoat (Navy Seaman Tom Jennings), Ben Reed (Chief P.O. Ian Goetz), Julia Rose (Female Bartender), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Chris Heuisler (Navy Seaman Joe Wilkins), Mariela Santos (Janice Santos)

The NCIS team is called in to investigate when a body dressed as a Navy lieutenant is discovered apparently raped and murdered.

Gibbs notices Ducky acting uncharacteristically abrasive and secretive after inspecting the body. When Ducky confirms his fears, he reveals to the team he has found physical evidence linking the death to a similar unsolved murder that has been haunting him for 10 years.



28 :02x05 - The Bone Yard

First aired: Oct/26/2004
Writer: John C. Kelley
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Chris Ellis (Gunnery Sgt. John Deluca), John Rosenfeld (FBI Agent Charles), Robert Costanzo (Jimmy Napalitano), Mary Pat Gleason (Nurse Wells), Blue Deckert (Federal Marshal), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Joe Tabbanella (Rickey Napalitano), Matthew Atherton (Captain Starling), Laird MacIntosh (Corporal Stinson), Oleg Zatsepin (Sal Balducci), Michael Guarnera (Vic Gera), Chas Floyd Johnson (AFIP Medical Examiner), Curt Doussett (Sal Balducci)

A body found on a Marine firing range leads the team to discover a Mafia dumping ground.

When a civilian’s body is found on a Marine bombing range, Gibbs and his team uncover the disturbing news that the area has been dumping ground for the Mafia for years. The team quickly discovers that their victim is actually an undercover FBI agent and that Gibbs’ FBI counterpart, Agent Fornell (guest star Joe Spano), is being imprisoned, accused of acting as a mole who has been feeding sensitive information to the local Mafia boss. Fornell denies the allegations and Gibbs sets out to expose the real spy.



29 :02x06 - Terminal Leave

First aired: Nov/16/2004
Writer: Jeff Woolnough
Director: Roger Director
Guest star: Amanda Fuller (Jennifer Shields), Tim Ryan (Greg Boyen), Rebecca Staab (Greta Boyen), Mary Page Keller (Lt. Cmdr. Miki Shields), Jesse Head (Lyle Chamber), Sean O'Bryan (David Shields), Elizabeth Peña (FBI Agent Lina Reyes), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), David Henrie (Willy Shields), Suzanne Rico (Suzanne McRobert), Alex Alexander (Sara Turcott), Bobby Neely (Roland Alan Moore)

The NCIS team protects an Iraqi War veteran who is the target of terrorist threats.

Gibbs observes the strained relations among family members as the team tries to convince a tough and unyielding FBI agent, Lina Reyes (guest star Elizabeth Pena), to let them participate in the investigation. Just when the NCIS team thinks they have identified the bomber, another attempt is made on the pilot's life and it's clear there's more to these attempts than terrorism.



30 :02x07 - Call of Silence

First aired: Nov/23/2004
Writer: Roger Director
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Charles Durning (Ernie Yost), Alicia Coppola (Faith Coleman), Lloyd Kino (Hiroshi Yoshida), Kevin Sizemore (M.P. Mueller), Marc D. Wilson (M.P. Jenkins), Garette Henson (Young Ernie Yost), Lt. Col. Douglas Griffith (Himself), Bennet Guillory (Henry), Hugh Holub (Superintendant), Scott Miles (Pvt. Bellows), Marc Senter (Pvt. Stearns), Jason Alan Smith (Cpl. Dale Kean)

Gibbs and his team must clear the name of an elderly Marine who confesses to murdering his best friend nearly 60 years ago.

An elderly Medal of Honor recipient, Ernie Yost (guest star Charles Durning), shows up at NCIS headquarters and confesses to murdering his best friend during a battle at Iwo Jima almost 60 years ago. Gibbs’ gut tells him there is more to the story and, with the help of his team who are captivated by the warmth of the honored veteran, they work to solve the mystery and keep Yost from going to prison and losing his Medal of Honor.



31 :02x08 - Heart Break

First aired: Nov/30/2004
Writer: George Schenck, Frank Cardea
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Billy Aaron Brown (Chief P.O. Velat (as Billy Brown)), Jessica Steen (Special Agent Paula Cassidy), Tyler Kain (Tiffany), Derrex Brady (Navy Corpsman), Michael Dempsey (Coach Morgan), Stacy Edwards (Commander Janice Byers), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Vivienne Bellisario (Mysterious Redhead), Nathan Wetherington (Ensign Evan Hayes), Charles Walker (Unknown), Ben Ziff (Jonathan), Matthew Ness (Spenser), Mary Wyckliffe (Nurse Dooley)

Gibbs and his team are summoned to examine the mysterious death of a Navy commander who, after successful open heart surgery, seemingly bursts into flames.

The NCIS team discovers that the commander made an art out of making enemies and they track down a young ensign who was relentlessly hounded by the deceased. But as they take him into custody, a scuffle takes place and Kate reacts with fatal results, realizing too late that they have the wrong man. Ultimately, Tony and Ducky combine their knowledge to uncover the person responsible for the commander’s death.



32 :02x09 - Forced Entry

First aired: Dec/07/2004
Writer: Jesse Stern, John C. Kelley
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Lindsay Price (Navy Lt. Pam Kim), Neil Hopkins (Jeremy Davison), Josh Daugherty (Devon Kane), Sterling Macer, Jr. (Marine Sgt. Chris Hegarty), Missy Yager (Michelle Davison), Megan Ward (Laura Rowens), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Harriet Margulies (Attractive Older Woman)

Gibbs and his team are called to the scene when a Marine's wife shoots an intruder who tried to rape her.

Gibbs and his team discover that while Laura Rowen's (guest star Megan Ward) husband serves overseas, she leads a secret life. The NCIS team tracks a trail of her e-mails to a torrid website, which indicates she may have lured the attacker to her home under false pretenses. As the investigation progresses, the team discovers that they have a serial rapist and killer on the loose who uses websites to stalk his prey.



33 :02x10 - Chained

First aired: Dec/14/2004
Writer: Frank Military
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Don S. Davis (MTAC Control Officer), John Thaddeus (Lane Danielson), Annie Corley (Deputy Secretary of State Elliot), Miguel Perez (Federal Marshal Van Driver), Frank Whaley (Jeffery White), Ken Strunk (Gas Station Owner), Dan Warner (Federal Marshal), Jason Christopher (Motorcycle Rider)

The team must work together to find Tony when he disappears during an undercover operation.

Tony goes undercover as an escaped prisoner chained to a convict who holds the key to the recovery of stolen ancient Iraqi art and sculpture worth millions of dollars. But when the GPS locator Abby planted on Tony becomes inoperable, Gibbs and the team must work quickly to find him by using other methods since Tony is unaware that the thief may be a dangerous killer.



34 :02x11 - Black Water

First aired: Jan/11/2005
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Robin Riker (Saleena Lockhart), Lorna Scott (Sally Parker), Michael Weaver (Thomas McAllister), Mike Starr (Monroe Cooper), Mark D. Espinoza (Sheriff Lester (as), Jimmy Palumbo (Stage manager), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Rob Luke (P.A.), Gina St. John (ZNN Reporter Cindy Ames)

The NCIS team investigates when the body of a naval officer missing for 2 years turns up on the bottom of a lake.

Gibbs and the NCIS team reluctantly allow the notorious private detective, who located the body, to assist in the investigation as long as he shares information. Fueling the search for the missing man is a one million dollar reward posted by his wealthy family. But when a bullet is found in the car, the missing persons' case turns into murder.



35 :02x12 - Doppelgänger

First aired: Jan/18/2005
Writer: Jack Bernstein
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Robert Patrick Benedict (Aaron Alan Wright), Jeremy Guskin (Roland Kesta), Grant Garrison (P.O. Wilson), Chad Willett (Det. Monteleone), Rebecca McFarland (Det. Rapp), Craig Welzbacher (George Mansur), John Doman (Police Lt. Cheney), Willie C. Carpenter (Arthur Gruden), Kim Oja (Karen Wilkerson), Will Burke (Det. Miller), Michael Archer (Salesperson #1)

The NCIS team investigates the possible murder of a petty officer that was reported by a telemarketer who heard it over the phone.

When a telemarketer reports the possible murder of a petty officer he was soliciting, Gibbs and the team work together with the local Virginia officials, whose traits are remarkably like those of the NCIS team. Using their computer skills, Abby and McGee quickly discover that the “attack” was a hoax, intentionally staged by the officer. But when the missing petty officer’s body is found, Gibbs’ investigation takes on a whole new angle.



36 :02x13 - The Meat Puzzle

First aired: Feb/08/2005
Writer: Frank Military
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Pat Healy (Jonathan Hanlan), Lee Garlington (Mary Hanlan), Morgan Weisser (Vincent Hanlan), Holmes Osborne (Fred Hanlan), Jesse D. Goins (Jeffrey Wilson), Nina Foch (Mrs. Victoria Mallard), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Dave Shalansky (Delivery Man)

As he reassembles the pieces of three bodies found stuffed in barrels months ago, Ducky is shocked when he discovers their identities.

Gibbs and the team step into high gear when Ducky realizes the bodies are those of a prosecutor and sheriff who worked on a rape and murder case with Ducky 10 years before. Ever suspicious, Gibbs feels that Ducky could be the next target of the mysterious killer because of his part in the original case, so he assigns the team the task of guarding Ducky and his senile mother. But when Ducky is kidnapped during the team's watch, Gibbs races against time to save Ducky and capture the demented killer.



37 :02x14 - Witness

First aired: Feb/15/2005
Writer: Frank Cardea, George Schenck
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Jack McGee (Det. Floyd), Tina Lifford (Dr. Fox), Christopher J. Stapleton (Lt. Wade), Conor Dubin (Jeremy Pryor), Dave Price (Elevator Operator), Colleen Porch (Jill Meyers), Danica McKellar (Erin Kendall), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Alana Stelling (Petty Officer Meg Walker)

Gibbs gives McGee a shot at running a case when the NCIS team is called to investigate when a woman claims to have witnessed the murder of a sailor.

With skimpy evidence to go on, Gibbs turns the case over to McGee, who believes the woman's story is enough to continue the case. But when physical evidence of a crime isn't there, McGee pushes the team to keep looking because he senses there's more to her story than meets the eye.



38 :02x15 - Caught on Tape

First aired: Feb/22/2005
Writer: Christopher Crowe, Gil Grant, John C. Kelley
Director: Jeff Woolnough
Guest star: Tim De Zarn (David Runion), David Lipper (Marine Sgt. Caine), John Lacy (Park Ranger Kett), Marieh Delfino (Judy Moore), Kevin Sizemore (Marine Sgt. Moore), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer)

The NCIS team investigates when a Marine records his own murder on video as he falls off a cliff.

Gibbs and the team are called in when a Marine is discovered dead at the bottom of a cliff during a camping trip with his wife and best friend, who had an affair. Gibbs plays the former lovers against each other during the interrogation, hoping to get one to say the other is guilty. Meanwhile, Abby must put her superb technical skills to the test when she reconstructs the camera that was broken during the Marine's fall. Also, McGee gets himself into a very "itchy" situation while investigating the campground.



39 :02x16 - Pop Life

First aired: Mar/01/2005
Writer: Frank Military
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Daya Vaidya (Summer Diamond), Scott Alan Smith (Det. Mauceri), Conrad Roberts (Benjamin King), Steven Brand (Ian Hitch), Kiko Ellsworth (Willie Taylor), Shang Forbes (DJ), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Mya (Jade King), Mark Griffin (Blue McGinty)

The NCIS team investigates the bizarre death of a female petty officer who is found brutally murdered in the bed of a dance club bartender.

Gibbs and the team are perplexed when a dance club bartender wakes up to find the woman next to him is not only dead but not the woman he went to bed with. The NCIS investigation leads the team to her sister, Jade (guest star Mya) who is a singer in the bartender's rival dance club.



40 :02x17 - An Eye for An Eye

First aired: Mar/22/2005
Writer: Steven Kane
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Carlos Lacamara (Joe Tabaraz), Cleo King (Della Robinson), Tania Raymonde (Anna Real), Mark Adair-Rios (Iggy Mejia), Madison Mason (Marine Lt. Colonel Bushnell), Daniel Jay Shore (P.O. Benny Horlacher), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Anthony Heald (Guyman Purcell), Virginia Reece (Allison Donovan), Kristin Proctor (1st Lt. Susan Ellsworth)

The NCIS team investigates when a pair of 'cobalt blue' eyeballs are sent to a petty officer in D.C. in a package from Paraguay.

The investigation puts Gibbs and the team on the trail of a former Navy Intelligence agent who is now a private contractor working in Paraguay. With a little help, Gibbs learns the rogue agent is involved in illegal activities and sends Tony and Kate to Paraguay to make an arrest.



41 :02x18 - Bikini Wax

First aired: Mar/29/2005
Writer: David North
Director: Stephen Cragg
Guest star: Lochlyn Munro (Kevin Holt), Nicole Pano (Yoga Tehnical Advisor), Larry Cedar (Jason Kaplan), Tasha Dixon (Gina Shepard), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Tamara Craig Thomas (Lisa Kerr), Jon Sklaroff (Jonathan Redding), Lamont Thompson (Sommers), Nathan Anderson (Luke Walters), Emma Bates (Egan), Teck Holmes (Jamel Jones), Floyd Van Buskirk (Rodney Garrison), Sarah Prikryl (Tiffany Jordon)

The NCIS team investigates when a petty officer who recently returned from duty is found dead backstage at a local bikini contest.

Gibbs and the team trace the Petty Officer's activities since returning from sea duty and they discover a possible stalker who had just been released from prison. But when his location is accounted for at the time of the murder and Ducky's autopsy reveals the Petty Officer was pregnant, the team discovers that jealousy may be the motive for her death.



42 :02x19 - Conspiracy Theory

First aired: Apr/12/2005
Writer: Frank Military
Director: Jeff Woolnough
Guest star: Brigid Brannagh (Catherine Reynolds), Molly Hagan (Audrey Vetter), Dean McDermott (Lt. Allan Witten), Dan Ziskie (Captain Vetter), Hilary Angelo (P.O. Jessica Smith), Jennifer Dundas (Lynn Simons), Jonathan Redford (Corpsman Timothy Morgan), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Kevin Quigley (William), Robert Manning, Jr. (Officer Alex Taylor)

The NCIS team investigates when a Petty Officer commits suicide after being institutionalized for a nervous breakdown.

Gibbs and the team are stunned when Ducky tells them that the Petty Officer, who claimed to have a stalker, was in fact murdered and did not commit suicide. With the help of FBI Agent Fornell (guest star Joe Spano), the team’s investigation reveals the Petty Officer was a victim of a twisted love triangle involving her C.O., who was being investigated by the FBI for kickbacks received from Navy contractors.



43 :02x20 - Red Cell

First aired: Apr/26/2005
Writer: Christopher Silber
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Kaj-Erik Eriksen (Frank Smith), Floyd Van Buskirk (Rodney Garrison), Sherman Augustus (Marine Cpt. Daniel Lemay), Billy Aaron Brown (Man in Mask/Donny Potter), Judd Trichter (Hunter Huxley), Matt DeCaro (Chief Daryl Bello), Jon Wellner (Simon Frankel), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Kevin Quigley (William the Truthteller), Jeff Wincott (Marine Gunnery Sgt. Leeka), Chase Ryan Jeffery (Kyle Zorin), Jesse Heiman (Frederick Pippin), Troian Bellisario (Sarah), Amy Tipton (Liza Taylor), Maria Delle Grazie (Ashley Simmons)

Gibbs and the team head back to school when a Marine in an ROTC program is found murdered on a college campus.

When the NCIS team begins their investigation, they quickly turn up a suspect but when he is later found murdered, the team is back at square one. Abby and McGee discover an email chain on one of the suspect's computers referencing a mysterious "Red Cell." Gibbs and the team discovers that the possible motive may have been a game with deadly consequences.



44 :02x21 - Hometown Hero

First aired: May/03/2005
Writer: Frank Cardea, George Schenck
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Matt Bushell (Marine Lt. Rob King), Vincent Angell (Bruce Webb), Zack Ward (Police Officer Billy Krieg), Paul Rae (Steve Hager), Shashawnee Hall (Police Chief Walen), Amanda MacDonald (Norah Webb), Matt Funke (Seaman Justin Dobbs), Ann Judson-Yager (Emmy Pole), Elizabeth Connors (Kathy Webb), Alicia Coppola (Faith Coleman), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Jaime Ramos Hosea (Marine Lance Cpl. Jaime Ramos), Tim Barraco (Service Technician)

Gibbs and the team work to clear the name of a Navy medic killed in Iraq, who is the prime suspect in a murder in his hometown.

After a corpsman, whose actions in combat saved several lives, is killed in the line of duty, the body of a young woman who disappeared before he enlisted is found dead in a storage locker amid his possessions. Local police are convinced the corpsman is responsible for the woman's murder, but Gibbs thinks otherwise and is determined to clear the young man's name.



45 :02x22 - SWAK

First aired: May/10/2005
Writer: Donald P. Bellisario
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Kelsey Oldershaw (Navy Nurse Lt. Emma Ingham), Mariette Hartley (Hanna Lowell), Olivia Burnette (Sarah Lowel), Steven Eckholdt (Navy Cmdr. Dr. Brad Pitt), Rizwan Manji (Dr. Pandy), Tamara Taylor (NCIS Special Agent Cassie Yates), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Ty Upshaw (Security Guard), Bibi Amos (Receptionist)

When a letter sealed with a kiss is delivered to NCIS, Tony assumes it's for him and opens it, only to release a mysterious powder into the NCIS squad room.

Gibbs and the team are forced into quarantine in the NCIS autopsy room pending the results of tests to identify the strange powder. As Abby discovers the substance is a genetically altered version of the plague, Tony and Kate are placed in a bio-hazard isolation ward for fear of exposure. In the clear of the deadly virus, Gibbs and McGee race to track down who sent the letter before the deadly plague destroys one of their team members.



46 :02x23 - Twilight

First aired: May/24/2005
Writer: John C. Kelley
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Rudolf Martin (Ari Haswari), Alan Dale (NCIS Director Tom Morrow), Sasha Mazime (Virginia State Police Officer), Westfall Shane Conrad (Navy Lt. Dean), Frank Cranston (NSA Officer), Benjamin Parrillo (Rex Eberlee), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Dennis Cockrum (NSA Tech), Ryan Culver (Navy Lt. Curtis Janssen)

NCIS will pay the ultimate price when a hunt for a terrorist assassination team turns deadly for one NCIS team member, on the second season finale of NCIS.

Gibbs' worst fears are confirmed when he learns that his nemesis, Arab/Israeli double agent Ari (Martin), is back in Washington D.C. on assignment to kill him. Ultimately, the NCIS team discovers that Ari has a bigger plot… and they end up paying the ultimate price trying to thwart it -- the death of a team member.



47 :03x01 - Kill Ari (Part I)

First aired: Sep/20/2005
Writer: Donald P. Bellisario
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Rudolf Martin (Ari Haswari), Sasha Alexander (Special Agent Caitlin "Kate" Todd), Pancho Demmings (Gerald Jackson), Cote de Pablo (Mossad Agent Ziva David), Alan Dale (NCIS Director Tom Morrow), Lauren Holly (NCIS Director Jenny Shepard), A.J. Tannen (Mossad Agent)

While the NCIS team deals with Kate's death, Gibbs' determination to finally put an end to Ari's (guest star Rudolf Martin) reign of terror mounts, on the third season premiere of NCIS.

Though he has no concrete evidence that the sniper was Ari, Gibbs is haunted by the thought that the bullet that killed Kate was meant for him. As the team works to collect all the evidence they can in an effort to stop Ari, each of them is forced to confront their emotions about Kate's violent death. Meanwhile, the director of NCIS informs Gibbs he will be leaving to take on a new position and introduces him to his new boss, Jenny Shepard (Lauren Holly), a woman with whom Gibbs has a sordid past.



48 :03x02 - Kill Ari (Part II)

First aired: Sep/27/2005
Writer: Donald P. Bellisario
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Rudolf Martin (Ari Haswari), Sasha Alexander (Special Agent Caitlin "Kate" Todd), Alan Dale (NCIS Director Tom Morrow), Pancho Demmings (Gerald Jackson), Gloria Votsis (Dana), Cote de Pablo (Mossad Agent Ziva David), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Lauren Holly (NCIS Director Jenny Shepard)

Ari (guest start Rudolf Martin) continues to wreak havoc on the NCIS team as he uses its members as pawns in the game he is playing with Gibbs.

Gibbs, who is still haunted by images of Kate's death, is determined to stop Ari after he and Director Shepard are the target of sniper fire and Ducky is lured out of the NCIS headquarters by the terrorist. Though Gibbs is still uncertain of Ziva's connection to Ari, she becomes an invaluable asset when Gibbs finally comes face to face with his arch nemesis.



49 :03x03 - Mind Games

First aired: Oct/04/2005
Director: William Webb
Guest star: Chad E. Donella (John Briggs), Lawrence Monoson (Adam O'Neill), Christopher Shyer (Kyle Boone), Scott Williamson (Virginia Governor Charles Norin), Tom Wright (Warden Sam Kelleher), Jessica Steen (Special Agent Paula Cassidy), Stephanie Mello (NCIS Tech Cynthia Sumner)

Gibbs is ordered to meet with a convicted serial killer three days away from his execution in order to find out crucial information before he dies.

Under order from the Governor of Virginia, a skeptical Gibbs is forced to meet with a serial killer he helped to convict a decade before under the pretense that the killer will tell Gibbs where he hid missing bodies and give closure to the families before his death. Gibbs' instinct is correct when the killer is coy and doesn't reveal what he promised. Nonetheless, Gibbs has an NCIS team in place to re-investigate the possible locations of the victims. When a crucial piece of information is discovered, Abby and McGee use their expertise to attempt to pinpoint where the bodies might be.



50 :03x04 - Silver War

First aired: Oct/11/2005
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Barbara Niven (Dr. Elaine Burns), John Berg (General Grant), Robert Blanche (Brett Willis), Larry Clarke (Director), Jason Grutter (Camera Man), Burnadean Jones (Sally Smith), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Lauren Holly (NCIS Director Jenny Shepard), Byrne Offutt (Judd Kearns), Vivienne Bellisario (Mysterious Redhead)

Gibbs and the team are called in when a recently deceased man is found encased in a Civil War-era tomb.

Gibbs and the team discover that the corpse inside the cast-iron tomb is that of a missing Staff Sergeant who, according to Ducky, was buried alive. Using cell phone records from a phone found inside the casket, Abby tracks the victim's final phone calls to a bank and safety deposit box that contains a map the Staff Sergeant died protecting. Meanwhile, Director Shepard informs Gibbs that Agent David will now be a full-time member of his team.



51 :03x05 - Switch

First aired: Oct/18/2005
Writer: Gil Grant
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Richard Whiten (Police Lt. Jody Hampton), Geoffrey Lower (Navy Cmdr. Robert Morris), Merritt Wever (Wendy Smith), Andrew Caple-Shaw (P.O. Jerry Smith), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Wilson Bethel (P.O. John Kirby), Maria Bertrand (Young Woman), Vern Urich (Nervous Man)

The NCIS team is called in when a Petty Officer is brutally gunned down on the freeway.

As the investigation unfolds, Gibbs and the team discover that the Petty Officer had been living a double life and had switched identities with a former colleague whose job of illegal transporting gives the team their first lead to the murderer. But the break in the case is short-lived when Abby uncovers a message the Petty Office left before dying that leads them in an entirely different direction.



52 :03x06 - The Voyeur's Web

First aired: Oct/25/2005
Writer: David North
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Michael Bellisario (Charles Sterling), Nat Faxon (Carter Finch), Brittney Powell (Jamie Carr), Bradley White (Bart Powell), John Eric Bentley (Captain Arthur Caldwell), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Martin A. Papazian (Sgt. Jake Roberts), Lauren Holly (NCIS Director Jenny Shepard), Mikki Padilla (Leanne Roberts), Colby Paul (Skateboard Kid #1), Stephanie Mello (NCIS Tech Cynthia Sumner), Malik Kirkwood (Skateboard Kid #2)

Gibbs and the team investigate the murder of Marine's wife that appears to have been broadcast over the Internet, on NCIS.

The NCIS team discovers that two bored housewives, whose husbands are serving in Iraq, have been running an Internet sex site from their bedrooms. With both women now missing and an Internet file of what appears to be a murder, Gibbs and the team decide to track down the webmaster and follow the money in order to locate the murderer.



53 :03x07 - Honor Code

First aired: Nov/01/2005
Writer: Christopher Silber
Director: Colin Bucksey
Guest star: Michael Bellisario (Charles Sterling), Joseph Castanon (Zach Tanner), Jack Stehlin (Navy Cmdr. Harry Wilder), Michael Reilly Burke (Frank Connell), Susse Budde (Laura Osgood), Lauren Holly (NCIS Director Jenny Shepard), Paul Webster (Lt. Commander Alex Tanner), Dominic Pace (Vincent Pazzo), Brian Fitzpatrick (Willis Hirst), Mary Matilyn Mouser (Kelly Gibbs)

Gibbs and the team investigate when a 6-year-old boy informs NCIS his father has been kidnapped.

Gibbs quickly develops a unique bond with the young boy whose missing father is a Lt. Commander working as the Navy's liaison with a defense contractor on a highly confidential project called "Honor." The NCIS team discovers that the top-secret program, for which the missing Commander holds the only code, has been hacked and classified data has been removed. As the evidence begins to indicate the kidnapping may be a hoax, Gibbs holds his ground when his gut tells him the Lt. Commander is innocent.



54 :03x08 - Under Covers

First aired: Nov/08/2005
Writer: Lee David Zlotoff
Director: Aaron Lipstadt
Guest star: Michael Bellisario (Charles Sterling), Michelle Krusiec (Maya), Eric Steinberg (Marcos Siazon), Phillip Rhys (Yussif), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Lauren Holly (NCIS Director Jenny Shepard), Matthew Kaminsky (Henry Spivey), Sonny Surowiec (C.K. Cord), A.J. Tannen (Mossad Agent)

When the bodies of two assassins are delivered to NCIS from overseas, Tony and Ziva assume their identities undercover and engage in a sexy rendezvous at a luxury hotel in order to find their target.



55 :03x09 - Frame-Up

First aired: Nov/22/2005
Writer: Laurence Walsh
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Michael Bellisario (Charles Sterling), Don Franklin (FBI Agent Ron Sacks), Matt Malloy (George Pardo), Jarrod Crawford (Marine M.P. Sgt. Brooks), Elizabeth Bennett (Carla Johnson), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Randy Wayne (Grant Bridges), Lindsay Price (Navy Lt. Pam Kim), Casey Weiant (Mina Campbell), David Brant (NCIS Special Agent David Brant)

The NCIS team rallies to clear his name when Tony is accused of murder.

When a portion of a female body is found at Quantico, the NCIS team investigates and is shocked to discover that all the forensic evidence points to Tony as the prime suspect. As Abby questions her faith in her science and her ability as a specialist, she makes it her personal mission to prove Tony's innocence and find out who is trying to frame him for murder before it's too late.



56 :03x10 - Probie

First aired: Nov/29/2005
Writer: Frank Cardea, George Schenck
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: William Gregory Lee (Metro Police Sgt. Keith Archer), Christopher Allport (Metro Police Cpt. Dan Karzin), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Stephanie Mello (NCIS Tech Cynthia Sumner), Gary Sommers (John Benedict), Taryn O'Neill (Assistant)

When McGee kills a man while on assignment, the NCIS team steps in to back him when they discover the man was an undercover police officer.

Gibbs is furious when Director Shepard overrules him and allows the police to run their own investigation on McGee. Determined to clear McGee's name and prove his actions were justified, the NCIS team bands together to protect one of their own. Meanwhile, Tony gets a troublesome phone call from his past.



57 :03x11 - Model Behavior

First aired: Dec/13/2005
Writer: David North
Director: Stephen Cragg
Guest star: Wendy Braun (Cindy Sanchez), Jeffrey Pierce (Marine Sgt. Michael McMannis), John Pleshette (Tom Crawley), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Mini Anden (Hannah Bressling), Judith Shekoni (Natalie Vance), Kent Shocknek (Guy Ross), Stephanie Mello (NCIS Tech Cynthia Sumner), Gomez Warren IV (AV Tech)

Gibbs and the team investigate the murder of a supermodel filming a reality TV show on a Marine base.

At the start of the investigation, the team believes the model may have committed suicide, but they uncover a twisted love triangle involving the Marine staff sergeant working on "Boot Camp Babes," a drug addicted ex-boyfriend and a disgruntled adoptive father, who is also the executive producer of the reality show. Meanwhile, Director Shepard is annoyed when Gibbs doesn't show up at an awards ceremony where he is being honored.



58 :03x12 - Boxed In

First aired: Jan/10/2006
Writer: Dana Coen
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Daniel Roebuck (Port Security Chief Matthew Lake), Morocco Omari (NCIS Special Agent Thomas Survoy), James Martin Kelly (Mookie Perkins), Tony Armatrading (William N'Diaye)

While searching a Senegalese ship that they believe is being used to smuggle small arms, Tony and Ziva are captured and locked in a container while the team tries to discover their whereabouts.



59 :03x13 - Deception

First aired: Jan/17/2006
Writer: Jack Bernstein
Director: Leslie Libman
Guest star: Phil Morris (Navy Capt. Paul Martino), Eric Lange (William Lafferty), P.J. Byrne (Ross Logan), Zac Efron (Danny), Austin Stout (Tim), Helen Eigenberg (Lt. Cmdr. Amanda Wilkerson), Jesse Plemons (Jason Geckler), Gary Kraus (Chuck Parnell)

Gibbs and the team are called in on a weekend when a Navy Lt. Commander in charge of a shipment of nuclear weapons is apparently abducted.

The team works to piece together the Lt. Commander's location by tracking a distress call she made from her cell phone. Believing her captors have abducted the Lt. Commander to commandeer the nuclear shipment, NCIS must move quickly to find the missing woman and protect the classified location of the weapons.



60 :03x14 - Light Sleeper

First aired: Jan/24/2006
Writer: Christopher Silber
Director: Colin Bucksey
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Esther K. Chae (Yoon Dawson), Keone Young (Lee Sung), Karl Makinen (Marine Staff Sgt. James Dawson), Tim Griffin (Marine Sgt. Malcolm Porter), Ruth Rudnick (Gina Goodwin)

When the wives of two Marines are murdered, Gibbs and the team are called in to investigate. While investigating, Gibbs and the team fear the murders are racially motivated. The team works together to find the killer and protect another woman and her newborn baby who they fear are the next targets.



61 :03x15 - Head Case

First aired: Feb/07/2006
Writer: George Schenck, Frank Cardea
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Stephanie Michels (Sean Oliver), Bruce French (Floyd Vernon), Chelsea Field (Jocelyn Wayne), Ivar Brogger (Simon Katz), Scott Atkinson (Lt. Cmdr. Kyle Ross), Jamie Martz (Petty Officer First Class Marc Hobie), Greta Sesheta (Receptionist), Thea Rose (Chrissy Wayne), Caleb Brown (Petty Officer Third Class Michael Jones), Rick Sparks (Seaman Fred Randall)

When NCIS busts an automobile chop shop run by Navy enlisted men, then discover a cooler containing a human head in the trunk of one of the stolen cars. The investigation is hampered by a secretive corporation that has swathed itself in layers of insular legal obfuscation.



62 :03x16 - Family Secrets

First aired: Feb/28/2006
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Conor O'Farrell (William Danforth), Brandon Largent (Corporal Kenneth Miller), John L. Adams (EMT Seth Patterson), Evan Helmuth (EMT Jeff Beilsman), Michael Holden (Dr. Wayne Dobson), Troian Bellisario (Sarah), Stephanie Mello (NCIS Tech Cynthia Sumner), Jeremy Brandt (Corpsman), Ellen Hollman (NCIS Special Agent Tina Larsen)

Two civilian EMT's are transporting a Marine who died in a car crash but their vehicle erupts in flames when they start driving. The Marine's girlfriend who was in the car with him is still unconscious in the hospital. In the hospital Gibbs and the team meet the Marine's best friend, who may know what really happened.



63 :03x17 - Ravenous

First aired: Mar/07/2006
Writer: Ric Arthur
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Todd Allen (Park Ranger James Landis), Michelle Harrison (Park Ranger Bobby Hendricks), Chris Payne Gilbert (Wesley Rowan), Scott Anthony Leet (Jason Edom), Alex Frost (Jerry)

A Park Ranger is taking a group of Boyscouts around Shenendoah National Park, when they stumble upon bear droppings. One of the Scouts pokes around in it, to discover what the bear ate. Instead, he finds dog tags. A search for the remains of a dead Petty Officer ensues.



64 :03x18 - Bait

First aired: Mar/14/2006
Writer: Laurence Walsh
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Paul Schulze (Marine Major Ken Meyers), Michael Welch (Kody Meyers), Jade Carter (Marine Capt. Daniel Wise), Linsey Godfrey (Stephanie Phillips), Charles Duckworth (Joe Bennes), Alexandra Krosney (Nadia Harcourt), Mauricio Mendoza (Rico Caldas), Stephanie Mello (NCIS Tech Cynthia Sumner), Ruth Zalduondo (Angela Meyers), Charles S. Kim (SRT Sniper)

Somehow the NCIS team is called to the scene of a High School where a teenager with a bomb is holding some kids hostage. One of the kids is in need of her inhaler for her asthma, and another student stands up for her. When she goes to the lockers to get it, she's able to tell Gibbs what's going on inside.



65 :03x19 - Iced

First aired: Apr/04/2006
Writer: Dana Coen
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Douglas Spain (Ceasar Bernal), Michael Esparza (Marine Lance Corporal Jose Silva), Aris Alvarado (Tomas Zepeda), Seth Adkins (Sean Hodges), Austin Majors (Jeremy Hodges), Benjamin Brown (Marine Capt. Arvidas), Suzanne Rico (Reporter), Matthew Iseman (DC Metro Officer Talbot)

A Marine is found dead under the ice of a small pond. He was involved with helping kids get out of street gangs and join the Marines. The team gets to work on finding out who was the killer.



66 :03x20 - Untouchable

First aired: Apr/18/2006
Writer: Frank Cardea, George Schenck
Director: Leslie Libman
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Nina Foch (Mrs. Victoria Mallard), Scott Paulin (Navy Capt. Kevin Dorn), Kimberlee Peterson (Navy Lt. Keira Napleton), Mark Harelik (Ron Levinson), Jonathan Fraser (Secret Service Officer Jack Lyon), Adria Dawn (NCIS Tech)

A member of a Department of Defense Crypto unit is found dead, when she was supposed to go in and get interviewed by Gibbs. Gibbs was investigating the unit on suspicion of information leaks to a foreign country. The dead female's roommate and their commander seem shaken up when they learn of her death. Gibbs and the team investigate.



67 :03x21 - Bloodbath

First aired: Apr/25/2006
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Vincent Young (Mikel Mawher), Mimi Kuzyk (Ginger Stevenson), Eddie Jemison (Terry Spooner), Sondra Currie (Lillian Hencheck), Ken Lerner (Albert Hencheck), Richard Keith (Frank Dreyer), Gregory Crane (ERT Member)

An older couple is checking into off-base Navy lodging, but when they enter they are shocked to find a gruesome scene. The clerk is immediately under suspicion. We'll also meet Abby's former boyfriend, who's also a goth and runs a crime scene cleanup company.



68 :03x22 - Jeopardy

First aired: May/02/2006
Writer: David North
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Connor Trinneer (James Dempsey), Rodney Scott (Brian Dempsey), Alex Nesic (Alex Rudd), Tamara Taylor (NCIS Special Agent Cassie Yates), Tim Russ (Jerry Kemper), Stephanie Mello (Cynthia Sumner)

Tony and Ziva are coming into NCIS headquarters with $5 million and a drugdealer suspect, who dies in the elevator ride up. His brother wants his cash and brother back, but doesn't know he died. When NCIS is not giving in to his demands, he takes extreme measures.



69 :03x23 - Hiatus (Part I)

First aired: May/09/2006
Writer: Donald P. Bellisario
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Brett Cullen (Navy Capt. Todd Gelfand), Muse Watson (NIS Agent Mike Franks), Cotter Smith (NCIS Special Agent in Charge Sam Stevens), Christopher Maher (Capt. Aris Mahir), Burt Bulos (Abog Galib), Jarvis W. George (Navy Lt. Morgan Tolliver), Tess Lina (Nurse Maria Baliad), Darby Stanchfield (Shannon Gibbs), Aloma Wright (Nurse Ethel Washingtown), Jamison Jones (Gelfand), Adam Lieberman (U.S. Customs Officer Cruz), Randy Flagler (Gibbs' C.O), Ariel Felix (Alon ATU), Mary Matilyn Mouser (Kelly Gibbs), Marcus Reynaga (Paramedic)

The NCIS is distressed when Gibbs is injured in a terrorist explosion while on assignment. As the team attempts to put their feelings about Gibbs' injury aside and work on the investigation, Tony steps into the role of senior agent, causing a bit of resentment from other team members. Meanwhile, while recovering, Gibbs is flooded with memories of his past that he had long struggled to suppress.



70 :03x24 - Hiatus (Part II)

First aired: May/16/2006
Writer: Donald P. Bellisario
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Brett Cullen (Navy Capt. Todd Gelfand), Muse Watson (NIS Agent Mike Franks), Cotter Smith (NCIS Special Agent in Charge Sam Stevens), Christopher Maher (Capt. Aris Mahir), Burt Bulos (Abog Galib), Jarvis W. George (Navy Lt. Morgan Tolliver), Tess Lina (Nurse Maria Baliad), Susan Santiago (Camila Charo), Tyrees Allen (NSO Deputy Director Dean Welsh), Darby Stanchfield (Shannon Gibbs), Pepper Sweeney (Jeff Fletcher), Stephanie Mello (Cynthia Sumner), Alan Pietruszewski (Navy Captain Tom Zill), Kevin West (Mario)

While Gibbs recovers from an injury caused by a bomb explosion, he experiences temporary memory loss, while his team tries to stop a terrorist group from carrying out a devastating attack on the Navy.

As the team tries to track down the terrorists behind the bombing that injured Gibbs, they learn that the terrorist group is planning another bombing of 9-11 magnitude -- and that Gibbs has information about their plan. Meanwhile, Gibbs receives a visit from his former boss and mentor that conjures up suppressed memories. As Gibbs regains his memory, he finds himself on a race against the clock to fill in the gaps and stop the terrorists.



71 :04x01 - Shalom

First aired: Sep/19/2006
Director: William Webb
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Muse Watson (NIS Agent Mike Franks), Don Franklin (FBI Agent Ron Sacks), Liza Lapira (NCIS Agent Michelle Lee), Eyal Podell (Namir Eschel), Saba Homayoon (Faatin Amal), Susan Santiago (Camila Charo), Eli Danker (Mossad Officer Michael Bashan), Sheila Frazier (ZNN Reporter Debra Green)

With Gibbs retired and boat-building in Mexico, the NCIS team must learn to work without him. As each team member deals with the absence of Gibbs in their own way, Ziva's past comes back to haunt her when she inadvertently witnesses an assassination of a military attache by her former Mossad partner. Convinced her father ordered the hit, Ziva seeks refuge at the Israeli Embassy. As the NCIS team, now headed by Tony, works to prove her innocence, Ziva reaches out to the one person she has always been able to trust.



72 :04x02 - Escaped

First aired: Sep/26/2006
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Hal Holbrook (Mickey Stokes), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Liza Lapira (NCIS Agent Michelle Lee), Brandon Barash (Ex-Petty Office Derrick Paulson), Courtney Gains (Gary Silverstin), Wayne Pére (Stanley Springer), Judyann Elder (Marny Mathers), Stephanie Mello (Cynthia Sumner), Mary Matilyn Mouser (Kelly Gibbs), Payton Spencer (Emily Fornell), Janiece Jary (Woman), Harriet Margulies (Older Woman), Paul Clausen (Young Man), Sarah Spiegel (Young Woman)

A man brought to justice by Gibbs and Fornell manages to escape from prison and manages to make his way to Fornell, to ask him to reopen his case. Fornell is not amused, as he has his little daughter with him at the time. Gibbs is persuaded to come out of retirement once again to help out. The team ask around old accomplices and people the fugitive knew before he went to jail.



73 :04x03 - Singled Out

First aired: Oct/03/2006
Writer: David North
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Seamus Dever (Graham Thomas), Misha Collins (Justin Farris), Daniel Hagen (Calvin Hopper), Claire Coffee (Nikki Crawshaw), Mike Beaver (Larry West), Mieko Hillman (Jennifer Murphy)

A female Navy Lieutenant goes missing when she's attempting to speed-date. Ziva goes undercover at such an event to find out more, and if they can catch the perp. Gibbs sports some facial hair. Ducky is busy profiling the profiles the Lieutenant made before the dating event. Ziva soon finds a possible perp, but it seems other people are involved.



74 :04x04 - Faking It

First aired: Oct/10/2006
Writer: Shane Brennan
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Muse Watson (NIS Agent Mike Franks), Geoff Pierson (Roy Carver), Ravil Isyanov (Nikolai Puchenko), Albie Selznick (Marty Allen), Nolan North (Officer Lou Giotti), V.J. Foster (Arkady Kobach), Armando Molina (Miguel Fernandez)

Two Washington Metro cops pull over a guy who was talking on his cellphone while driving. When approaching the drive, they see a gun under the car seat. Just when they have the guy handcuffed, a car crashes into the police cruiser. Turns out the dead guy in the car is a retired Navy Petty Officer. Gibbs calls Mike Franks when they start investigating.



75 :04x05 - Dead and Unburied

First aired: Oct/17/2006
Writer: Nell Scovell
Director: Colin Bucksey
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Liza Lapira (NCIS Agent Michelle Lee), Rebecca Wisocky (Jody Carvell), Matt Winston (Rick Carvell), Rachel Boston (Siri Albert), Elisa Donovan (Rebecca Kemp), Derek Webster (Marine Capt. Stengel), Tom Kiesche (Bob Whitehead)

The NCIS team is called to investigate when a real estate agent finds the body of a missing Lance Corporal is found in a vacant house. At the scene of the crime, Gibbs and the team discover that the Lance Corporal was buried in the backyard and then exhumed. After determining his identity, they learn the Marine, who was deployed to Iraq but never showed up for duty, had two fiances. Abby uses her technical knowledge to run DNA samples from the two women and soil from the grave while Ducky uses his newly obtained Masters in forensic psychology to help NCIS implicate the killer.



76 :04x06 - Witch Hunt

First aired: Oct/31/2006
Writer: Steven Kriozere
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Cheryl White (Rebecca Biddle), Katie A. Keane (Laurie Niles), Graham Shiels (Martin Jansen), Susan Diol (Dr. Leslie Burke), Scott Michael Campbell (Robert Miller), Garikayi Mutambirwa (Augie Breen), David Vincent (Marine Sgt. Erik Niles), Kali Majors (Sarah Niles), Mary Matilyn Mouser (Kelly Gibbs), Robert Reinis (Drew Paragon)

Gibbs and his team are called in when a marine has been attacked at his home and his daughter appears to have been kidnapped.



77 :04x07 - Sandblast

First aired: Nov/07/2006
Writer: Robert Palm
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Susanna Thompson (Army Lt. Col. Hollis Mann), Scottie Thompson (Jeanne Benoit), Blake Bashoff (Josh Cooper), Enzo Cilenti (Mamoun Sharif), Arnell Powell (Abraham Moussalah), David Fabrizio (Marine Col. Frederick Cooper)

A Marine Colonel is killed on a military golf course, leading the NCIS team to pair up with the Army Criminal Investigative Unit in order to find the killer. After the CIA receives a tip about an abandoned warehouse rigged to explode, McGee uses his computer knowledge to get into the CIA informant database to uncover the terrorist cell.



78 :04x08 - Once A Hero

First aired: Nov/14/2006
Writer: Shane Brennan
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Liza Lapira (NCIS Agent Michelle Lee), Scottie Thompson (Jeanne Benoit), Michael Gilden (Marty Pearson), Ming Lo (Davey Chen), Jonathan M. Woodward (Andy Nelson), Francesco Quinn (Luis Romero), Ned Schmidtke (Congressman Frank Getz), Laura P. Vega (Maria)

When suspicious activity surrounds the death of a decorated Marine veteran, the NCIS team works to clear his name. The NCIS team investigates when an honored Marine veteran falls to his death at a hotel. After quickly determining his death was not a suicide, the NCIS team discovers that the Marine was homeless but living at the hotel with the help of a maintenance man who was a fellow vet. But when compromising evidence is found in the Marine's room, Gibbs becomes determined to clear his name and prove his innocence.



79 :04x09 - Twisted Sister

First aired: Nov/21/2006
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Scottie Thompson (Jeanne Benoit), Troian Bellisario (Sara McGee), April Matson (Carolyn), Katherine Bailess (Madison), John Cabrera (Officer Samuel Tate), Fidel Gomez (Jordan Block)

Forgoing NCIS procedure, McGee risks his career when he takes matters into his own hands after his sister appears at his door bloodied and confused. As McGee struggles to piece together his sister's whereabouts the night before, he discovers that the NCIS team is investigating the murder of a Navy sailor who had a previous relationship with his sister. Meanwhile, as separate clandestine romantic relationships bloom for both Abby and Tony, the NCIS team discovers McGee has a secret of his own.



80 :04x10 - Smoked

First aired: Nov/28/2006
Writer: Robert Palm, John C. Kelley
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Corey Stoll (Martin Quinn), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Liza Lapira (NCIS Special Agent Michelle Lee), Scottie Thompson (Jeanne Benoit), Don Franklin (FBI Agent Ron Sacks), Mandy June Turpin (Karen Bright), David Dayan Fisher (Trent Kort), Michael Gilden (Marty Pearson), Christopher Michael Moore (Miles Larson), Sandra Hess (Regine Smidt), Rico E. Anderson (Rick Samson), Marcella Lentz-Pope (Amy Bright)

When a burnt and mummified body is found at a Marine base NCIS is called in. They identify the remains as a serial killer which means they now have to work with the FBI.



81 :04x11 - Driven

First aired: Dec/12/2006
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Scottie Thompson (Jeanne Benoit), Lawrence Pressman (Dr. Russell Pike), Kevin Alejandro (Jaime Jones), Peter Giles (Torsten Engler), Deidrie Henry (Tracy Taylor), Corey Stoll (Martin Quinn), David Dayan Fisher (Trent Kort), Sandra Hess (Regine Smidt), Ajay Mehta (Parviz Najar), Jennifer Lynne Wetzel (Navy Lt. Roni Seabrook)

The whole team has to attend sexual harassment classes. They're having a bit of fun with it until they are notified of a dead Navy Lieutenant involved in a research project. Seems like someone among the scientists was not too happy with the whole situation involving a robot-driven humvee.



82 :04x12 - Suspicion

First aired: Jan/16/2007
Writer: Shane Brennan
Director: Colin Bucksey
Guest star: Scottie Thompson (Jeanne Benoit), Mark Derwin (Marine Major Bradley Raines), Brian Howe (Sherriff Tom Barrett), Jon Curry (Deputy Tyler Barrett), Cas Anvar (Masoud Tariq), Lynsey Bartilson (Ruby Rae), John Beasley (Daryl Hardy), Victor Raider-Wexler (Patrick Carmody), Necar Zadegan (Marine Lt. Rihama Shaheen), Dylan Ramsey (Asad Al Qutaji)

When a Marine Lieutenant from Saudi Arabian descent is murdered in a hotel room in a small town, NCIS is called in to investigate. However, the local Sheriff's department already cleaned up the crime scene and an autopsy was performed. Involved in this case are an Iraqi who was relocated to the US for providing intelligence and some locals.



83 :04x13 - Sharif Returns

First aired: Jan/23/2007
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Scottie Thompson (Jeanne Benoit), Susanna Thompson (Army Lt. Col. Hollis Mann), Enzo Cilenti (Mamoun Sharif), Victor Webster (Dane Hogan), David Starzyk (Allan J. Carter), David Barrera (Charlie Milla), Rob Brownstein (Wayne Gordon), Brandon Molale (Army CID Special Agent Jack Reynolds), Sean Thomas Bunch (Marine Major John Maguire)

The team must find a terrorist who has a missing, toxic chemical weapon in their possession. After 10 kilograms of toxic chemicals go missing, Gibbs and the team must race against the clock to find it before it is too late. The team is shocked when they discover that the weapon is in the possession of Mamoun Sharif, a wanted terrorist.



84 :04x14 - Blowback

First aired: Feb/06/2007
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Armand Assante (La Grenouille), David Dayan Fisher (Trent Kort), Corey Stoll (Martin Quinn), Assaf Cohen (Eli Lissack (aka Goliath)), Jim Parrack (Nick Hurley), David Batiste (Max Phillips), Sandra Hess (Regine Smidt), Fred Tate (Charles Harrow), Stephanie Mello (NCIS Tech Cynthia Sumner)

Ducky is taken out of the autopsy room and put undercover in order to help stop the illegal sale of the Navy's weapons system. When the team captures one international arms dealer, the team learns the weapons system is about to be sold to a dealer known as La Grenouille. With Ducky as a decoy, Gibbs is able to set up a meeting La Grenouille. However, right before NCIS makes their move, they learn another agency has plans for La Grenouille as well.



85 :04x15 - Friends & Lovers

First aired: Feb/13/2007
Writer: John C. Kelley
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Liza Lapira (NCIS Special Agent Michelle Lee), Scottie Thompson (Jeanne Benoit), J.R. Cacia (Metro Police Detective John Carson), Michael Whaley (Detective J.D. Morris), Corri English (Lisa Delgado), Jonno Roberts (Scott Pell), Brady Smith (David Cross), Debbie Campbell (Mary Elizabeth Donahue), Dean Chekvala (Frank Holtz), Daz Crawford (Matt Barrows), Stephanie Mello (NCIS Tech Cynthia Sumner)

Working with the local officials, the NCIS team originally believes that the sailor died of an unintentional drug overdose. But when they uncover a mysterious laminated card, Abby discovers an ominous message written on it in blood that quickly makes the team switch gears to find the sailor's murderer. Meanwhile, Tony bonds with one of the local detectives working on the case.



86 :04x16 - Dead Man Walking

First aired: Feb/20/2007
Writer: Nell Scovell
Director: Colin Bucksey
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Liza Lapira (NCIS Special Agent Michelle Lee), Marc Vann (Mark Sadowski), Scott Klace (Dr. Timothy Hass), Kate Norby (Diane Russio), Erin Torpey (Holly Stegman), Diane Delano (Dee Dee Chesney), Matthew Mardsen (Navy Lt. Roy Sanders)

The NCIS team suspects foul play when a Navy Lieutenant is the victim of radiation poisoning.

Gibbs and the team collaborate with the ailing Lieutenant, who is an inspector for the International Atomic Engery Agency (IAEA), as they recreate his routine in an effort to figure out when the contamination took place. Gibbs is convinced that whoever is responsible for poisoning the Lieutenant was trying to ensure that his next scheduled inspection would not happen. But when the dying man insists that only his two closest colleagues knew of the upcoming trip, the team works to find the culprit. Meanwhile, Tony is surprised when he sees a softer side of Ziva.



87 :04x17 - Skeletons

First aired: Feb/27/2007
Writer: Jesse Stern
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Susanna Thompson (Army Lt. Col. Hollis Mann), Corin Nemec (Len Grady), Alexandra Lydon (Natalie Dalton), Philip Anthony-Rodriguez (Former Marine LCPL Lloyd Jackson), Brian Markinson (Marine EOD Sgt. Dan Trask), Chris Tardio (Former Marine PFC Kenneth Dixon), Brian Cousins (Jacob Torrance), Erinn Bartlett (Madeline Torrance)

Gibbs and the team look for a potential serial killer when an explosion at a military cemetery mausoleum reveals a cache of dismembered human remains.

When Ducky and Abby confirm that they have identified the remains of at least five people, the NCIS team immediately begins notifying the families in the hopes of making some connection between the seemingly random selection of victims. But when the suspects are narrowed down, even Gibbs is surprised with the final outcome. Meanwhile, Abby turns to Gibbs with a personal problem.



88 :04x18 - Iceman

First aired: Mar/20/2007
Writer: Shane Brennan
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Muse Watson (Mike Franks), Scottie Thompson (Jeanne Benoit), Navid Negahban (Jimmy Shaloub), Stephanie Venditto (Dr. Jane Leisten), Steven Elder (Nick Taylor), Jeremy Roberts (Marine Cpl. Liam O'Neill)

The team investigates when a Marine, who was thought to have frozen to death, wakes up o Ducky's autopsy table. With the Marine on life support, the team must follow his steps days before he was left to die.



89 :04x19 - Grace Period

First aired: Apr/03/2007
Writer: John C. Kelley
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Scottie Thompson (Jeanne Benoit), Susanna Thompson (Army Lt. Col. Hollis Mann), Jessica Steen (Special Agent Paula Cassidy), Sasha Roiz (NCIS Agent Rick Hall), Jacory Gums (NCIS Agent Jim Nelson), Haaz Sleiman (Abdul Wahid), Dominic Rains (Jamal Malik), Shaun Duke (Azid Abu Selom), Ankur Bhatt (Salman Umar)

The team learn a tip about terrorist activity was false and resulted in the death of two agents. Agent Cassidy, feeling guilty over the deaths, works with NCIS to track down the people who made the tip.



90 :04x20 - Cover Story

First aired: Apr/10/2007
Writer: David North
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Jayne Brook (Lyndi Crawshaw), Steve Braun (Landon Grey), Nynno Ahli (Rick Green), Wilson Cruz (Todd Ryder), Chris Akers (Johnny Smokerson)

McGee is shocked when an officer he based his book on is found murdered. With few leads, the team forces McGee to find out everyone who has had access to his secret manuscript.



91 :04x21 - Brothers In Arms

First aired: Apr/24/2007
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Martha Mitchell
Guest star: Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Scottie Thompson (Jeanne Benoit), David Dayan Fisher (Trent Kort), Sara Botsford (Dr. Helen Berkley), J.C. MacKenzie (Mitchell Reese), Mo Gallini (Andre Jones), Peter Birkenhead (Elroy Webster), Patrick Robert Smith (Tim Gerber)

Director Shepard risks his life and agrees to meet an informant alone, but the meeting takes a turn for the worst and her contact is killed. Gibbs and NCIS try to gather the information the man was about to supply.



92 :04x22 - In the Dark

First aired: May/01/2007
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Scottie Thompson (Jeanne Benoit), Susanna Thompson (Army Lt. Col. Hollis Mann), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), John Billingsley (Jackson Scott), Katie Lowes (Bryn Landers), Terry Bozeman (Navy Cmdr. Doug Jakobsen)

A blind photographer inadvertently films the murder of a petty officer. With little evidence, the team has Scott re-create the scene of the crime. Meanwhile, both Tony and Gibbs struggle with their relationship problems.



93 :04x23 - Trojan Horse

First aired: May/08/2007
Writer: Donald P. Bellisario, Shane Brennan
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Armand Assante (La Grenouille), David Dayan Fisher (Trent Kort), Sandra Hess (Regine Smidt), Michael Patrick McGill (Joey Kelly), Marcy Harriell (Nurse Carly Marcano), Sima Kostov (Darya Borov), Vladimir Skomarovsky (Colonel-General Dimitri Borov), Scottie Thompson (Jeanne Benoit), Stephanie Mello (Cynthia Sumner), Brian George (Dr. Ameen Temani), Alexsandra Kaniak (Russian Nurse), Corie Vickers (NCIS Special Agent Lynn Davis), Gary Morgan (Mario Vincetti), Michelle Wolff (Marine Srgt. Maria Sanchez), Celestin Cornielle (Marine Cpl. Keener)

Gibbs puts off his paperwork for his "acting" director duties in order to lead an investigation into a murder victim found in a taxi headed for NCIS. Meanwhile, Jenny uncovers a secret about her past.



94 :04x24 - Angel of Death

First aired: May/22/2007
Writer: Donald P. Bellisario
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Armand Assante (La Grenouille), Scottie Thompson (Jeanne Benoit), Alan Smyth (Nick Kerry), Mike Erwin (Devon Watkins), Shelly Cole (Bernadette Watkins), Sandra Thigpen (Nurse Annie Hayes), Roxana Brusso (Noemi Cruz), Dayo Ade (ER Orderly), Liza Lapira (NCIS Special Agent Michelle Lee), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), David Dayan Fisher (Trent Kort), Stephanie Mello (Cynthia Sumner), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Marcy Harriell (Nurse Carly Marcano), Sky Soleil (Bill), Payton Spencer (Emily Fornell), Webster Williams (Colonel Jasper Shepard), Samantha Bailey (Little Angel), Craig Nigh (Melvin)

When the NCIS Director returns from Europe, Gibbs and the team prepare for Homeland Security polygraph tests. This leads to tight secrets among the team to be exposed and reveals the biggest secret in NCIS history. To make matters worse, DiNozzo and his girlfriend are held captive by a drug dealer.



95 :05x01 - Bury Your Dead

First aired: Sep/25/2007
Writer: Shane Brennan
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Armand Assante (La Grenouille), Scottie Thompson (Jeanne Benoit), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), David Dayan Fisher (Trent Kort), Mesrop Agjanyan (Henri Rousseau), Webster Williams (Colonel Jasper Shepard)

The NCIS team and an arms dealer confront in a final showdown that results in an explosive and deadly ending.



96 :05x02 - Family

First aired: Oct/02/2007
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Martha Mitchell
Guest star: Nick Searcy (Joseph Barnes), Owen Beckman (Nicholas Barnes), Rick Otto (Adrian Nelson), Margaret Easley (Sara Nelson), Schuyler Yancey (Petty Officer Christopher Muñoz)

During an autopsy, Ducky comes across a discovery that spurs on a search for a missing child. Meanwhile, Tony faces his feelings for Jeanne.



97 :05x03 - Ex-File

First aired: Oct/09/2007
Writer: Alfonso H. Moreno
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Susanna Thompson (Army Lt. Col. Hollis Mann), Kathleen York (Stephanie Flynn), John Mallory Asher (Fred Rinnert), Lilli Birdsell (Jill Reynolds), Myk Watford (Army Major Eric Sweigart), Robin Dunne (Army Lt. Joseph Marsden), Darby Stanchfield (Shannon Gibbs)

Gibbs and Mann team up for the investigation into a Marine Captain who had access to classified information. Things becomes increasingly complex when one of the witnesses is the man's ex-wife.



98 :05x04 - Identity Crisis

First aired: Oct/16/2007
Writer: Jesse Stern
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Dorian Brown (FBI Special Agent Courtney Krieger), Torri Higginson (Dr. Jordan Hampton), Nikita Ager (Shannon O'Hara), Joe Egender (Robert Graves), Emerson Brooks (Navy Lieutenant Carl Greer)

Gibbs and his team identify a body labeled as a "John Doe" as a felon known for erasing pasts.



99 :05x05 - Leap of Faith

First aired: Oct/23/2007
Writer: Frank Cardea, George Schenck
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Mark Matkevich (Jake), Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Titus Welliver (Navy Capt. Roger Walsh), Robin Thomas (Dr. Neil Fleming), Susan Kelechi Watson (NCIS Intel Analyst Nikki Jardine), Alaina Huffman (Dana Arnett), Adam Huss (Navy Seal Lt. Michael Arnett), John Vickery (Interpol Inspector Hugh Benson), Deanna Russo (Ashley), Edward Conna (Metro Police Srgt. Frank Thompson), Kimberly Atkinson (NCIS Special Agent Roberta Wells)

The NCIS team is called when a naval officer threatens to jump off of a rooftop. Soon the attempted suicide turns into a murder investigation.



100 :05x06 - Chimera

First aired: Oct/30/2007
Writer: Dan E. Fesman
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Steven Culp (Navy Cmdr. William Skinner), Bill Heck (Cory Mitas), James O'Shea (Navy Lt. Sean Ferris), Graham McTavish (Aleksei), Rick Kelly (Navy Capt), Christian Svensson (Pirate #1), Jordan Marder (Pirate #2), Craig Gellis (Civilian Crewman #1), Walter Wong (Civilian Crewman #2), Roshawn Franklin (Crew Chief Rogers), Eiji Inoue (Navy Lt. Cmdr. Satoshi Takada)

The team investigates a mysterious death on a top-secret research ship. They soon uncover a deadly secret that could threaten their lives as well.



101 :05x07 - Requiem

First aired: Nov/06/2007
Writer: Shane Brennan
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Cameron Goodman (Maddie Tyler), Anne-Marie Johnson (Marine Col. Stacey Radcliffe), Mark Totty (Army Major Max Bourdais, Ret), Nick Spano (Marine Sgt. Rudi Haas), Stelio Savante (Danny Coyle), Darby Stanchfield (Shannon Gibbs), Brenna Radding (Kelly Gibbs), Michael A. Shepperd (Mailman)

Gibbs helps an old friend who is still coping with the death of his daughter who died 15 years earlier. As they investigate, Gibbs stumbles across a shocking conclusion to her death.



102 :05x08 - Designated Target

First aired: Nov/13/2007
Writer: Reed Steiner
Director: Colin Bucksey
Guest star: Xolile Tshabalala (Sayda Zuri), Basil Wallace (Delphin Abaka), Jonathan Adams (Thomas Zuri), Stephen Lee (Chuck Bayliss), Anthony Starke (Derrick Choyce), Demetrius Grosse (Atif Nukunda), Matt Riedy (Navy Rear Adm. Kenneth Kirkland), Dierdre Holder (Woman)

The NCIS team looks into the assassination of a Navy Admiral. The case takes a shocking turn when they encounter a woman searching for her husband, a refugee from Africa.



103 :05x09 - Lost & Found

First aired: Nov/20/2007
Writer: David North
Director: Martha Mitchell
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer (Assistant Medical Examiner)), Dominic Scott Kay (Carson Taylor), Chris William Martin (Brian Matthews/Taylor), Karis Campbell (Navy Lt. Elaine Taylor), J.R. Bourne (Det. Marshall Collins), Candice Coke (Det. Danielle Hamilton), Jeff Marlow (Survivalist Trainee #1), David Raibon (Survivalist Trainee #2)

The team watches over a 9-year-old boy whose father is a wanted man. Their search for the boy's father leads them into the wilderness where they uncover the truth about the man's past.



104 :05x10 - Corporal Punishment

First aired: Nov/27/2007
Writer: Jesse Stern
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Paul Telfer (Marine Corporal Damon Worth), José Zúñiga (Navy Capt. Dr. Adrian De La Casa), Amy Carlson (Karen Sutherland), Patrick Fabian (Ray Vincent), Marcuis Harris (Chris Jenkins), John Siciliano (Marine PFC Nathan Stone)

The team is assigned to find a Marine who thinks he's still in Iraq. Following a violent encounter, the NCIS team learns that the man is part of a top-secret experiment.



105 :05x11 - Tribes

First aired: Jan/15/2008
Writer: Reed Steiner
Director: Colin Bucksey
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer (Assistant Medical Examiner)), Shaun Toub (Khalid Mohammed Bakr), Jonathan LaPaglia (FBI Special Agent Brent Langer), David Haydn-Jones (Marine Capt. Jim Mills), James Parks (Brian Sikes), Jennifer Hetrick (Dr. Donna Dunlap), Walid Amini (Marine Lance Corp. Abdul Bakr), Fred Toma (Sunni Man)

An investigation ensues when a Muslim Marine is found dead near a mosque. Out of respect for the families beliefs, Ducky refuses to perform an autopsy.



106 :05x12 - Stakeout

First aired: Apr/08/2008
Writer: Frank Cardea, George Schenck
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Susan Kelechi Watson (NCIS Intel Analyst Nikki Jardine), Gretchen Egolf (Det. Andrea Sparr), Reggie Lee (Jonathan Chow), Kevin Rankin (Dennis Moran), Ned Vaughn (Navy Capt. Dean Pullman), Cyd Strittmatter (Joanne Wright), Abigail Mavity (Jordyn Wright), Philip Lenkowsky (Squeegee Man), Amy Lyndon (Goldilocks), Adria Dawn (Sandra Frasier), Jerry Kernion (Scott Rowe)

When naval radar goes missing, NCIS stakes out a warehouse to catch the thief. However, plans change when the team witnesses a murder instead.



107 :05x13 - Dog Tags

First aired: Apr/15/2008
Writer: Alfonso H. Moreno, Dan E. Fesman
Director: Oz Scott
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Rachel Kimsey (Petty Officer Erica Perelli), Roger R. Cross (Lt. Cmdr. David Warfield), Jorge Pallo (Lt. Matthew Sanchez), Brian Gross (Petty Officer Colin Dixon), Matt Corboy (Petty Officer Lance Tolliver), Derrick McMillon (Lt. Scott Bowen), Tripp Pickell (Petty Officer Pete Bidwell), Brian Jones (Uniformed Guard), James Ryen (Seaman)

When the team looks into a fatal dog mauling, Abby risks her career to prove the dog is innocent. Meanwhile, Gibbs begins to get closer to the secret Jenny is keeping.



108 :05x14 - Internal Affairs

First aired: Apr/22/2008
Writer: Jesse Stern, Reed Steiner
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Scottie Thompson (Jeanne Benoit), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), David Dayan Fisher (Trent Kort), Rocky Carroll (Assistant Director Leon Vance), Robert Arbogast (FBI Special Agent Wentworth)

When the body of an arms dealer surfaces, the team is put under FBI investigation for his murder and Jenny Shepard becomes their number one suspect.



109 :05x15 - In The Zone

First aired: Apr/29/2008
Writer: Linda Burstyn
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Susan Kelechi Watson (NCIS Intel Analyst Nikki Jardine), Rocky Carroll (Assistant Director Leon Vance), Josh Stamberg (Marine Major Ike Varnai), Rick Hoffman (Kelvin Ridgeway), Patrick Fischler (George Stenner), Jennifer O'Dell (Dina Rankin), Matt McTighe (Allan Hayes), Brooklyn McLinn (Marine Sgt. Jim Gilroy), Anne Bedian (Hamida), Elie Khoury (Jameel), Tony Daly (Marine Capt. John Rankin), Sammy Sheik (Iraqi Militia Guard at Road Block), Wolf Amer (Iraqi Militia Guard at Shed), Samantha Klein (Nurse), Ektimal Shbib (Iraqi Woman), Aleene Khoury (Tabina)

After a mortar attack in Baghdad is ruled a murder, two NCIS members are sent into the heart of Iraq to handle the investigation.



110 :05x16 - Recoil

First aired: May/06/2008
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer (Assistant Medical Examiner)), Steve Kazee (Michael Locke), Nick Chinlund (Det. Steve Rosetti), Scott Holroyd (Navy PO Kevin Massey), Michael Hagerty (Andy Hoffman), Ella Thomas (Heidi (Bartender)), Mia Lee (Newscaster)

While on assignment undercover, Ziva's task takes a shocking turn for the worst when the serial killer the team is tracking becomes suspicious of her.



111 :05x17 - About Face

First aired: May/13/2008
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer (Assistant Medical Examiner)), Rocky Carroll (Assistant Director Leon Vance), Christopher Darga (Skip Harris), Frank John Hughes (Enis Watley), Adam O'Byrne (Mike Norman), Scott Checansky (Milo Suskavcevic), Tyler Jacob Moore (Richie Rose)

Palmer becomes the main target of a mysterious killer who he recognizes as a person from his past.



112 :05x18 - Judgment Day (Part I)

First aired: May/20/2008
Writer: David North, Steven D. Binder
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer (Assistant Medical Examiner)), Muse Watson (Mike Franks), Betsy Rue (Sasha Gordon), Oleg Taktarov (Viggo Drantyev), Jeff Witzke (Attendant), Terrence Hardy, Jr. (George), Wyatt Smith (Frankie), Reginald James (LAPD Det. Monroe), Marc Vahanian (William Decker), Carlos Vera (Shooter)

A search for the killer of one of their own puts all the agents at risk.



113 :05x19 - Judgment Day (Part II)

First aired: May/20/2008
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Muse Watson (Mike Franks), Rocky Carroll (Assistant Director Leon Vance), Oleg Taktarov (Viggo Drantyev), Kathleen Gati (Natasha Lenkov), Sheila Frazier (ZNN Reporter Debra Green), Mike Muscat (File Clerk)

The team continues to race against the clock as they hunt for the killer who took the life of one of their own.



114 :06x01 - Last Man Standing

First aired: Sep/23/2008
Writer: Shane Brennan
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Jonathan LaPaglia (Special Agent Brent Langer), Liza Lapira (NCIS Special Agent Michelle Lee), Michael Nouri (Mossad Director Eli David), Jenny O'Hara (Alice Brodie), Eric Jungmann (Andy Pringle), Jonathan Mangum (NCIS Special Agent Daniel T. Keating), Merik Tadros (Michael Rivkin), Natalie Denise Sperl (Milaana Shinshani), Jerry Shea (Third Geek), Thomas V. Owen (Brian Duane Roberts), Bradford Anderson (Second Geek), Austin Basis (Dalles), Jill Czarnowski (Girl Geek), Andrew Hwang (Nervous Asian Man)

"Last Man Standing" - The murder of a Naval Petty Officer leads Gibbs to uncover a shocking connection between the case and Director Vance's decision to disband his team!!!



115 :06x02 - Agent Afloat

First aired: Sep/30/2008
Writer: David North, Dan E. Fesman
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Kate Lacey (Navy Ensign Christina Solomon), Chris Mulkey (Navy Captain Richard Owens), Eric Nenninger (Navy Corpsman Taylor Henley), James Martinez (Navy Lt. Eduardo Almeida), Marc Jablon (Navy Lt. Jonah Kaplan), Anthony Brandon Wong (Navy Captain Doctor Russell Nguyen), William Marquez (Doctor Javier Delgado), Rene L. Moreno (Hector Cruz), Roberto Sanchez (Jose), Austin Priester (Navy Lt. Bryce Armstrong), Julie Dickens (Console Operator), Ward Roberts (Pilot), Ariel Mirabal-Ramos (Ensign)

While stationed on an aircraft carrier, DiNozzo finds that a Navy Lieutenant's apparent suicide may be connected to a larger, deadly scheme.



116 :06x03 - Capitol Offense

First aired: Oct/07/2008
Writer: Frank Cardea, George Schenck
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Susan Floyd (Lynn Tripp Kiley), Marcus Chait (Cole Erickson), William Bumiller (Admiral Charles Graves), Bill Sage (Reed Talbot), Tim DeKay (Senator Patrick Kiley), Sara Sanderson (Tiffany), Jeffrey G. Barnett (David), Sheila Frazier (ZNN Reporter Debra Green)

When a young female Lieutenant Commander's body is discovered, shot in the back, suspicion falls ona prominent U.S. Senator who served in the Marines with Gibbs.



117 :06x04 - Heartland

First aired: Oct/14/2008
Writer: Jesse Stern
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Ralph Waite (Jackson Gibbs), Casey Sander (Ed Gantry), Erik Eidem (Marine Corporal Ethan LaCombe), Kayla Mae Maloney (Emily Kingston), Richard Lineback (Chuck Winslow), Geno Monteiro (Sergeant Seth Welch), Dendrie Taylor (Janet LaCombe), Christian Campbell (Nick Kingston), Aviva (Young Shannon), Sean Harmon (Young Gibbs), Marcus Christian (Young Chuck Winslow), Brandon Hirsch (Marine Corporal Kelvin Taylor), Clint Carmichael (Young Jackson Gibbs), Tim Barraco (Coal Miner), Thomas Blake (Young Ed Gantry), Griffin Churchill (Chris Kingston)

A Marine gets in a brawl inside a bar. When the bouncers kick him out, he finds two Marine buddies barely breathing between the trash cans. One doesn't survive and the team is called in to investigate. Gibbs goes back to his home town, where we meet his father.



118 :06x05 - Nine Lives

First aired: Oct/21/2008
Writer: Linda Burstyn, Dan E. Fesman, David North
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Jon Huertas (Jack Kale), Ray Abruzzo (Rick Azari), Mercedes Renard (Elizabeth Adler), Mark Allan Stewart (Stefano Delmar), Matthew M. Mahaney (FBI Agent Bruce Rivers), Gina St. John (ZNN Reporter Cindy Ames), Lauren Rose Lewis (FBI Assistant)

The hunt for a marine's murderer puts Gibbs on a collision course with an old friend FBI Agent Fornell.



119 :06x06 - Murder 2.0

First aired: Oct/28/2008
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Tim Rettley (Marine Sergeant Jack Burrell), Naama Kates (Rose Woodhouse), Patrick J. Adams (Tommy Doyle), Max Gail (Sam Loomis), Kristen Bush (Marine Sergeant Alice Hardy), Brian Groh (Billy Cole), Charles Noland (Bob Simms), Mike Kersey (Janitor Harry Cooper), Kent Shocknek (Guy Ross)

Gibbs and his team are search for a cyber serial killer who takes videos from his victims. The team quickly finds out that the video's of the dead victims are false.

Director Vance shakes hand of a young female NCIS special agent, who has just received a citation.



120 :06x07 - Collateral Damage

First aired: Nov/11/2008
Writer: Alfonso H. Moreno
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Liza Lapira (NCIS Special Agent Michelle Lee), Reynaldo Valentin (Dwayne Wilson), Eric Martsolf (Paul Harris), Anthony Montgomery (Marine Corporal George Linden), Peggy Stewart (Elderly Lady), Lenny Schmidt (Eddie Banasek), Michael Swan (Ray Vittorio), Louis Iacoviello (Curtis Rayner/James Meyers), Chelsey Crisp (Grace Penland), Helena Barrett (Attractive Recruit), Melonie Mack (Jenny Page), Tanner Blaze (Tommy Page), Peter Gannon (Bartender), Billy Finnigan (Joey Vittorio)

NCIS has to do the investigation of a deadly bank robbery. One of the new recruits assigned to the fraud unit, special agent Dwayne Wilson joins the team to help.



121 :06x08 - Cloak (1)

First aired: Nov/18/2008
Writer: Jesse Stern
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Liza Lapira (NCIS Special Agent Michelle Lee), Jude Ciccolella (Secretary of the Navy Phillip Davenport), Rich McDonald (Naval Secretary Robert Deckard), Julian Berlin (Didi)

A shocking revelation comes to light after the team is forced into playing a dangerous war game.



122 :06x09 - Dagger (2)

First aired: Nov/25/2008
Writer: Reed Steiner, Christopher J. Waild
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Liza Lapira (NCIS Special Agent Michelle Lee), David Eigenberg (Ted Bankston), Tiffany Espensen (Amanda Lee), Katherine Herzer (Small Girl), Troy Brenna (Kidnapper)

The team must rely on information from some questionable individuals to stop a criminal bent on stealing government secrets.



123 :06x10 - Road Kill

First aired: Dec/02/2008
Writer: Steven Kriozere
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Tracy Scoggins (Tabitha Summers), Antonio Sabato, Jr. (Dale Kapp), Brian Letscher (Sam Bennett), Kai Lennox (Adam Parker), Andrew Rothenberg (Bruce Solomon), John Henry Canavan (Jake Munro), Chris McDaniel (Petty Officer Greg Collins), Brian Norris (Lucas), Michelle Mulitz (Carrie), Brie Mattson (Popular Girl)

After a petty officer dies in a car crash, the team suspects foul play when their investigation leads them into the violent world of underground street fighting.



124 :06x11 - Silent Night

First aired: Dec/16/2008
Writer: Frank Cardea, George Schenck
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Peter Coyote (Ned Quinn), Kay Lenz (Connie Quinn Wheeler), Ryan Bittle (Metro Detective Justin Kemp), Carla Gallo (Melissa Wheeler Fox), Eric Stonestreet (Harvey Ames), Wesley Jonathan (Greg), Charles Carroll (Dr. Pryor), Bill Stevenson (Hector)

During the week of Christmas, The Team is Forced to work overtime when they discover their prime suspect had been dead for 17 years.



125 :06x12 - Caged

First aired: Jan/06/2009
Writer: Alfonso H. Moreno
Director: Leslie Libman
Guest star: Robert Wisdom (Warden Gene Halsey), Martha Hackett (Celia Roberts), Janina Gavankar (Angela Lopez), Lisa Rieffel (Brenda Carter), Michael Hyatt (Judy Williams), Channon Roe (Sergeant Gordon Lambro), Kyle Searles (Aaron), Rebekah Brandes (Zoe Bellows), Stephanie Niznik (Sharon Bellows), Tonya Cornelisse (Kayla Vicari), Jamie Renee Smith (Rhiannon), Isaiah Mustafa (Oliver Newcomb)

The Team is forced to uncover the truth behind the murder of a guard after a women's prison riot traps one of their own. Also McGee becomes held captive in the women's prison.



126 :06x13 - Broken Bird

First aired: Jan/13/2009
Writer: Jesse Stern
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), David Dayan Fisher (Trent Kort), Torri Higginson (Dr. Jordan Hampton), W. Morgan Sheppard (Marcin Jerek), Bernard White (Afghani Ambassador Qasim Saydia), Naz Deravian (Mosuma Daoub), Dariush Kashani (Ezmaray Daoub), Sharni Vinson (Jeannette), Kym Lane (Cheryl Young), Mark Sheppard (Young Mr. Pain), Tim Chiou (Petty Officer Kevin Lim), Nick McDow (Javid), Salman Bokhari (Young Afghani Man)

Secrets from Ducky's clandestine (secret) past come to the forefront after he's attacked (stabbed) at a crime scene. The team uncovers disturbing secrets from the good doctor's past.



127 :06x14 - Love and War

First aired: Jan/27/2009
Writer: David North, Steven D. Binder
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Chris Carmack (Kevin Nelson), Christine Woods (Rebecca Jennings), Danneel Harris (Jessica Shore), Eva Tamargo (Adrianna Lopez), James Urbaniak (Dr. Rod Daniels), Michael Toland (Navy Captain Thomas Jennings), David Pease (Sheriff Lee Chandler)

A slain sergeant's private life is on full display as the team must determine if a suspected act of treason lead to his death.



128 :06x15 - Deliverance

First aired: Feb/10/2009
Writer: Reed Steiner, Dan E. Fesman
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Muse Watson (Mike Franks), Kurt Caceres (Marine Staff Sergeant Vincente Medina), Jesse Garcia (Marine Private First Class Tomas Tamayo), Kari Coleman (Maggie Scott), Joseph Julian Soria (Victor "Popeye" Carmado), Chad Todhunter (Pete Lewis), Frank Alvarez (Rico), Eloy Mendez (Chuy), Ana Mercedes (Glenda), Hector A. Garcia (Mickey Diaz), Sean Harmon (Young Gibbs)

A Marine was found dead in his home town. He was found dead by young people playing with firearms. The dead Marine has a past in the Latin gangs.

Two Marine how are former gang members are the number 1 suspects. One will remind Gibbs of a painful memorie. The mother of the dead soldier saved Gibbs his life eighteen years ago in the Colombian Jungle. After having hidden and treated, Gibbs was able to escape the Colombian drug cartel... Mike Franks will help the Team in this case.



129 :06x16 - Bounce

First aired: Feb/17/2009
Writer: Steven D. Binder, David North
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Paul Greene (Renny Grant), Scott Connors (Marine Sergeant Mitch Wilkins), April Parker-Jones (Elaine Davis), Emily Foxler (Desk Clark), Terrell Clayton (Navy Commander Carl Davis), Matt Crabtree (Curt Carver), Ana Maria Lagasca (Maid), Jonathan Nail (Business Man)

A Navy Lieutenant is found dead in a large suitcase in a luxury hotel. But the lieutenant had been the witness in a NCIS investigation when Tony was the leader of the team some years ago. Gibbs gives the direction of the investigation to Tony...



130 :06x17 - South by Southwest

First aired: Feb/24/2009
Writer: George Schenck, Frank Cardea
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Lance Henriksen (Sheriff Clay Boyd), Tim Guinee (Bart Lemming), Mira Furlan (Dina Risi), Patrick St. Esprit (Navy Commander Weidman), Robert Ri'chard (Navy Seaman Richard Zell), Matt Miller (NCIS Special Agent Jack Patterson), Barry Livingston (Bartholomew Lemming), Aaron Norvell (Uniformed Cop #1), John Roderick Davidson (Uniformed Cop #2), Zach Lewis (NCIS Mailroom Clerk Roy)

While working on a case, an NCIS special agent is murdered in the same way as a businessman of Arizona, the native region of the agent. The only clue is a painting send to the Gibbs team, just before dying. The investigation will lead Tony and Gibbs in Arizona while the rest of the team will work on painting and the search for the assassins. The uranium will be at the center of the case and Gibbs will use his talents as a sniper to avoid death.



131 :06x18 - Knockout

First aired: Mar/17/2009
Writer: Jesse Stern
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Paula Newsome (Jackie Vance), Obba Babatundé (Joe Banks), Rochelle Aytes (Tara Kole), Lou Beatty, Jr. (Issac Curtis), Ray Campbell (Tatum Dell), Oscar Torre (Xavier Rios), Khamani Griffin (Jared Vance), China Anne McClain (Delilah "Lily" Vance), Deprece Reddick (Spit), Amin Joseph (Campbell)

A boxer's death leads Vance to start up his own investigation, causing a sparring match with Gibbs.



132 :06x19 - Hide and Seek

First aired: Mar/24/2009
Writer: Dan E. Fesman
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Markus Flanagan (Navy Commander Mike Taffet), Rebecca Creskoff (Hillary Taffet), Braeden Le Masters (Noah Taffet), Ronnie Gene Blevins (Ronald Nowakowski), Carlease Burke (D'Arcy McKinna), Amelia Bryn Smith (Rebecca Taffet), Kendall Ryan Sanders (Zane Wilson), Rico Rodriguez (Travis Buckley), Carolyn McDermott (Zane's Mom), Tessa Munro (Travis's Mom)

When a young boy finds a murder weapon, the team must trace ownership of the gun to find who used it last and who was murdered.



133 :06x20 - Dead Reckoning

First aired: Mar/31/2009
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Christian Clemenson (Perry Sterling), David Dayan Fisher (Trent Kort), James Ellis Lane (U.S. Marshal), Lissa Cohen (Nurse)

Gibbs and the team must work with the shady Trent Kort to put away one of NCIS's most wanted.



134 :06x21 - Toxic

First aired: Apr/07/2009
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Peter Jason (Marine Sergeant Major Robert King), Christopher Cousins (Jordan Jones), Andrew Borba (Doctor Phillip Heller), Marianne Muellerleile (Nurse Hannah Dunstan), Julie Claire (Lois Heller), Daniel Travis (Drew), Mim Drew (Marie), Felice Heather Monteith (FBI Agent Samantha Morris), Keith Burke (FBI Agent), Tavis Danz (Marine PFC Marco Riggs), John Brantley Cole, Jr. (Orderly)

When a government scientist goes missing, Abby is recruited to carry on his work, but the team worries that she may meet the same fate as her predecessor.



135 :06x22 - Legend (Part I)

First aired: Apr/28/2009
Writer: Shane Brennan
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Chris O'Donnell (Special Agent "G" Callen), Louise Lombard (Special Agent Lara Macy), Peter Cambor (Operational Psychologist Nate Getz), Daniela Ruah (Special Agent Kensi Blye), LL Cool J (Special Agent Sam Hanna), Merik Tadros (Mossad Officer Michael Rivkin), Barrett Foa (Tech Operator Eric Beal), Brian Avers (Special Agent Mike Renko), Michael Peter Bolus (Max Talia), Brian Burnett (Benji Kass), Jhon Doria (Stephano Kass), Liisa Evastina (Young Russian Woman)

The body of a Marine leads Gibbs and McGee to the NCIS (Office of Special Projects) OSP division in Los Angeles, where a murder investigation quickly climbs to a matter of national security in which the two offices must work together to resolve.

Meanwhile, Tony begins to snoop into Ziva's personal life.



136 :06x23 - Legend (Part II)

First aired: May/05/2009
Writer: Shane Brennan
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Chris O'Donnell (Special Agent "G" Callen), Louise Lombard (Special Agent Lara Macy), Peter Cambor (Operational Psychologist Nate Getz), Daniela Ruah (Special Agent Kensi Blye), LL Cool J (Special Agent Sam Hanna), Merik Tadros (Mossad Officer Michael Rivkin), Barrett Foa (Tech Operator Eric Beal), Dilshad Vadsaria (Shakira Zayd), Nick Tarabay (Haziq Khaleel), Brian Avers (Special Agent Mike Renko), Liisa Evastina (Young Russian Woman), Patrick Wolff (Hood #2), Emiliano Torres (Hood #1), Joseph Eid (Jumah), Jill Czarnowski (MTAC Technician)

With the appearance of Mossad agent Michael Rivkin, Tony is forced to question Ziva’s loyalty to NCIS.

Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, Special Agent Callen goes undercover to try to catch a terrorist cell while OSP psychologist Nate Getz discovers the startling truth about Gibbs and Special Agent Lara Macy’s relationship.



137 :06x24 - Semper Fidelis

First aired: May/12/2009
Writer: Jesse Stern
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Jude Ciccolella (Secretary of the Navy Phillip Davenport), Merik Tadros (Michael Rivkin), Jaime Murray (ICE Agent Julia Foster-Yates), William Allen Young (FBI Director Barry Hutchins), Tom Kemp (Assistant Secretary of ICE Len Gregory), Steven M. Gagnon (CIA Director Roger Kirkwood), John Wickersham (ICE Agent Thomas Sherman)

After a security breach at the SecNav's residence leads to the death of an ICE agent, Gibbs and the team are forced to work with ICE and the FBI to find his killer.

Meanwhile, Tony finally comes face-to-face with Michael Rivkin



138 :06x25 - Aliyah

First aired: May/19/2009
Writer: David North
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Michael Nouri (Mossad Director Eli David), Arnold Vosloo (Mossad Officer Amit Hadar), Merik Tadros (Michael Rivkin), Omid Abtahi (Salim), Inger Tudor (Doctor Sandra Holdren)

Ziva's homecoming to Israel is not a happy reunion with her father who is the head of Mossad. While Gibbs and the team are there, Gibbs is forced to make a decision which is felt throughout NCIS.



139 :07x01 - Truth or Consequences

First aired: Sep/22/2009
Writer: Jesse Stern
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Omid Abtahi (Saleem Ulman), Noa Tishby (DEA Agent Claire Connell), Todd Lowe (NCIS Special Agent Chad Dunham), Mercedes Masöhn (Police Officer Heather Kincaid), Marcus Brown (Navy Petty Officer Dominic Dimarco), Sonita Henry (Captain Rebecca "Becky" Hastings, USAF)

As the hunt for Ziva's replacement begins, Gibbs and his remaining team members must head back to work with the past still weighing heavily on their minds.



140 :07x02 - Reunion

First aired: Sep/29/2009
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Eamonn Roche (Hector Stuckey), Ian Reed Kesler (Police Officer Howard Shelly), Oliver Muirhead (Jay Danorth), Valarie Rae Miller (NCIS Special Agent Bryn Fillmore), Sarah Utterback (Elaina Marcus), Charles Parnell (Marine Colonel Dick Jestern), Courtney Henggeler (Scorpio Sinn), Timm Perry (Young Alan Sandrich), Stevens Gaston (Young Jeff Ross), Chad Addison (Young Eric Jurel), Elijah Trichon (Young Howard Shelley)

The team discovers the bizarre death of a Marine and his two friends may be linked to their past, but its Gibbs who ends up taking a trip down memory lane.



141 :07x03 - The Inside Man

First aired: Oct/06/2009
Writer: George Schenck, Frank Cardea
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Jack Conley (Metro Detective Danny Sportelli), Kelly Overton (Metro Detective Megan Hanley), Erin Cahill (Navy Lieutenant Jessica Summers), Julian Acosta (Matt Burns), H. Richard Greene (Thomas Victor), Clyde Kusatsu (Benjamin Franklin), Kevin Will (Will Sutton), James Shanklin (Navy Captain Martin Armstrong), Jackie Geary (NCIS Agent Susan Grady), Christinna Chauncey (Andrea Morton), John Chavez (Driver), Cazimir Milostan (Officer), Benjamin Fitch (Mechanic)

The team must take a second look into the death of a lieutenant after the blogger who accused them of a cover-up ends up dead.



142 :07x04 - Good Cop, Bad Cop

First aired: Oct/13/2009
Director: Leslie Libman
Guest star: Erik Palladino (Marine Staff Sergeant Daniel Cryer (AKA Daniel Shalev)), T.J. Ramini (Mossad Officer Malachi Ben-Gidon), Joseph Kamal (Captain Kassib Yosef), Todd Lowe (NCIS Special Agent Chad Dunham), Brett Rickaby (Steve Diamond), Stoney Westmoreland (Larry Diamond), Kwabena Manso (First Mate Bahir Numas)

When a Marine's body surfaces halfway around the world, the investigation forces Ziva to dig up a buried chapter of her life.



143 :07x05 - Code of Conduct

First aired: Oct/20/2009
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Stefanie von Pfetten (Sara Korby), Brooke Nevin (Rachael Sparks), McKinley Freeman (Marine Sergeant Ross Barnes), Brian Patrick Wade (Marine Private David Singer), Perry Anzilotti (Ted Rogers), Teo Olivares ("Speak"), Daniel Lee Robertson III ("See"), Patric Knutsson ("Hear"), Mona Patterson (Ballerina #1), Lu Patterson (Ballerina #2)

A Marine famous for pulling his original pranks is found murdered on the night of Halloween and the NCIS team uncovers that the victim's pranks may have become a ghoulish retribution.

Meanwhile, Ziva is given a new role on the team.



144 :07x06 - Outlaws and In-Laws

First aired: Nov/03/2009
Writer: Jesse Stern
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Muse Watson (Mike Franks), Paul Telfer (Marine Corporal Damon Werth), Robert Patrick (Colonel Merton Bell), Diane Venora (Shada Shakarki), Lela Loren (NCIS Special Agent Isabella Cortez), Donald Sage MacKay (Navy Commander Kerry Killmartin), Tehmina Sunny (Leyla Shakarji), Marlon John (PMC #2)

Prompted by a murder investigation, Gibbs and his team need to play family counselor to Gibbs' former mentor, Mike Franks, hoping to prevent an international conflict.



145 :07x07 - Endgame

First aired: Nov/10/2009
Writer: Gary Glasberg
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Paula Newsome (Jackie Vance), Kelly Hu (Lee Wuan Kai), Todd Lowe (NCIS Special Agent Chad Dunham), Lindy Booth (Amanda Barrow), Penny Johnson Jerald (Joanne Torrence), Alla Korot (Linda DeMarco), Theodore Perkins (Army Cadet Clay Waring), Leonard Wu (Navy Midshipman Alex Delapena), Kent Shocknek (Guy Ross)

With the team's help, Vance faces his demons while uncovering a complex relationship with a killer that puts his whole family in danger.



146 :07x08 - Power Down

First aired: Nov/17/2009
Writer: Steven D. Binder, David North
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Cara Buono (Navy Commander Sarah Resnik), Corey Sorenson (Anthony Paxton), Ryan Honey (Colin Stone), Roderick L. McCarthy (Dane Frazier), Frank Caeti (Gamer Nerd), Roger Ranney (Elevator Repairman)

When an attempted robbery leaves a Lieutenant dead and the entire city without power, the team must figure out what happened through old fashion methods.



147 :07x09 - Child's Play

First aired: Nov/24/2009
Writer: Reed Steiner
Director: William Webb
Guest star: Gabriel Olds (Gregg Norvell), Lisa Sheridan (Krista Dalton), Francis Capra (Eddie Castillo), Madeline Carroll (Angela Kelp), Carlease Burke (D'Arcy McKinna), Emily Swallow (Darlene Kelp), Spencer Daniels (Brett Murphy), Ty Panitz (Younger Boy), Reese C. Hartwig (Older Boy)

A dead Marine's day job at a government think tank leads Gibbs and the team into the life of a 12-year-old prodigy who may be the killer's next target.



148 :07x10 - Faith

First aired: Dec/15/2009
Writer: Gary Glasberg
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Ralph Waite (Jackson Gibbs), Joe Regalbuto (Marine Colonel George Ellis), Corey Reynolds (Navy Lieutenant Commander Aaban El-Sayad), Brando Eaton (Patrick Ellis), Lindsay Pulsipher (Tina Ellis), Meredith Eaton (Carol Wilson), Aaron McPherson (Marine First Sergeant Louis Tibbens), Jenna Gavigan (Lara), Kristopher Higgins (Dean), Kate Fuglei (Delores Bromstead), Harrison Forsyth (Fisher Blake), Rochelle Greenwood (Navy Ensign Cara Blake)

The body of the son of a retired Colonel-turned-preacher is found and the team have their suspicions that he may be the victim of a hate crime.

Meanwhile, Gibbs gets a holiday visit from his father.



149 :07x11 - Ignition

First aired: Jan/05/2010
Writer: Jesse Stern
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Rena Sofer (Margaret Allison Hart), Marcus Giamatti (Victor Tillman), Chris Bruno (Navy Captain James "Sandman" Powell), Melinda Page Hamilton (Vanessa Tillman), Jeff Hephner (Navy Commander Peter "Banshee" Sheridan), Rachel Grate (Forest Ranger Mina), Brandon Bell (Forest Ranger Jake)

When a Navy pilot is found dead under strange circumstances in a secluded area, the team finds themselves battling a no-nonsense attorney with a hidden agenda.



150 :07x12 - Flesh and Blood

First aired: Jan/12/2010
Writer: Frank Cardea, George Schenck
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Robert Wagner (Anthony DiNozzo Sr), Penny Johnson Jerald (Joanne Torrence), Joe Lando (Navy Lieutenant Commander Rob Clarke), Mido Hamada (Prince Abdalla Ibn Alwaan), Amir Arison (Prince Sayif Ibn Alwaan), John O'Brien (Bruce), Mark Ankeny (Barry Kester), Alon Aboutboul (Prince Omar Ibn Alwaan), Yan Feldman (Walid Abbas), Adam Conger (Bellhop), Lauren Shiohama (Taylor), Samantha Sergeant (Ashley)

Anthony DiNozzo Sr., father of Tony gets involved with a case concerning an assassination plot against a prince. The elder DiNozzo's link will cause Gibbs to doubt whether Tony can remain impartial in the investigation.



151 :07x13 - Jet Lag

First aired: Jan/26/2010
Writer: Christopher J. Waild
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Lily Rains (Nora Williams), Dina Meyer (Holly Snow), Ryan Cutrona (Ray Beringer), Victoria Pratt (Flight Attendant Tiffany Chase), David de Lautour (Daniel Sturgis), Kevin Symons (Federal Air Marshal Art Neely), Livia Trevino (Lupe), Darren Keefe (Steven Baker), Clark Koelsch (Flight Attendant Stephan)

In order to solve a case, Tony and Ziva are sent packing to the most romantic city in the world, Paris! The hotel screws up their room reservations and accidently has them share a room.



152 :07x14 - Masquerade

First aired: Feb/02/2010
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Rena Sofer (Margaret Allison Hart), John Getz (Walter Kane), Brad Greenquist (Dr. Damon Shore), Jeremy Ray Valdez (Alfonso Vega), Yorlin Madera (Marine Lance Corporal Roman Vega), Arjay Smith (Roy), Ginny Weirick (Lynne), Kent Shocknek (Guy Ross), Marlon John (Guard)

The team finds themselves in a race against time when a terrorist group threatens to detonate a "dirty bomb" in the D.C. area.



153 :07x15 - Jack Knife

First aired: Feb/09/2010
Writer: Jesse Stern
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Paul Telfer (Damon Werth), Peter Woodward (David Devoisier), Jason Spisak (Aaron Szwed), David St. Louis (Gerald Lucas)

When a Marine is found dead, Gibbs, Fornell and the team hit the open road to bust an illegal trucking operation.



154 :07x16 - Mother's Day

First aired: Mar/02/2010
Writer: Gary Glasberg, Reed Steiner
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Gena Rowlands (Joann Fielding), Rena Sofer (Margaret Allison Hart), Adam Kaufman (Homicide Detective Philip McCadden), Bryce Johnson (Navy Lieutenant David Shankton), Leann Hunley (Young Joann Fielding), Michelle Pierce (Breena Slater), Aviva (Young Shannon), Eric Tiede (Neil), Blythe Auffarth (Melanie), Sean Harmon (Young Gibbs)

Secrets arise when Gibbs' former mother-in-law surfaces as a witness in a murder investigation.



155 :07x17 - Double Identity

First aired: Mar/09/2010
Writer: George Schenck, Frank Cardea
Director: Mark Horowitz
Guest star: Robert Maxhimer (National Park Officer Will Elliott), Joe Guzaldo (Pete Iger), Susan Misner (Leah Mayne), Christine Lakin (Rachel Wells), Alex Hyde-White (Dr. Adam Tallridge), Michael Edward Rose (Marine Major Gordon Holcomb), Randy Vasquez (NCIS Agent Roger Voight), John Edward Lee (Former Marine Sergeant Matthew Gontz), Wolfgang Bodison (National Park Inspector Edward Killian), Virginia Watson (Nurse Ruth Corruthers), Ryan McCann (Former 1st Lieutenant John Mayne (aka Christian Wells)), Lauren Sanchez (NCIS Agent Sanchez), Sarah Lewis (I.C.U. Doctor)

The team investigates the shooting of a Marine and uncovers more to his life than anyone would have ever imagined.



156 :07x18 - Jurisdiction

First aired: Mar/16/2010
Writer: Lee David Zlotoff
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Shanna Moakler (Missy Dawkins), Gabrielle Miller (Andrea Mavrey), Eddie Shin (CGIS Special Agent Kyle Omagi), Larry Brandenburg (Hubble), Aaron Lustig (Doctor Victor Kalsa), Richard Tillman (Marine Sergeant Davis Carter), Diane Neal (CGIS Special Agent Abigail Borin), Brody Hutzler (Navy Lieutenant Michael Jensen), Hong Chau (FBI Lab Tech Molly Choi), Haran Jackson (Marine Private Fricker), Pamela Shaddock (Nurse)

The team discovers striking similarities between themselves and their CGIS (Coast Guard Investigative Services) counterparts when a Navy diver seeking sunken treasure is found dead.



157 :07x19 - Guilty Pleasure

First aired: Apr/06/2010
Writer: Reed Steiner, Christopher J. Waild
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Dina Meyer (Holly Snow), Adam Kaufman (Homicide Detective Philip McCadden), Jason London (Dwight Kasdan), Taylor Cole (Charlotte Cook), Jillian Bach (Emily Moss), Bruce Nozick (Harvey Grossman), Hayley Chase (Kimberly), Cliff Weissman (Nicolas Everett), Kallee Brookes (Gwen), Chris Sheffield (Vince)

The death of a Navy officer leads Gibbs and the team into the world of high-priced call girls, relying on D.C. Madam Holly Snow to help them catch a killer.



158 :07x20 - Moonlighting

First aired: Apr/27/2010
Writer: Steven D. Binder, Jesse Stern
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Isabella Hofmann (Judge Evelyn Wallace), Jackie Geary (NCIS Agent Susan Grady), Daniel Sauli (Gus Templeton), Steve Talley (Bill), John Wynn (Ted), Andra Fuller (Navy Petty Office Scott Roebuck), Mark Allan Stewart (Stefano Delmar)

When an NCIS polygraph specialist's night job takes a dangerous turn, Gibbs, Fornell and the team have to uncover the truth.



159 :07x21 - Obsession

First aired: May/04/2010
Writer: George Schenck, Frank Cardea
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Rena Sofer (Margaret Allison Hart), Ashley Scott (Dana Hutton), Marco Sanchez (Alejandro Rivera), Kerrie Keane (Maggie Reed), Bobby Hosea (Navy Captain Austin Sears), Jonathan Kerrigan (Rex Carhartt), Bob McCracken (Joshua Drewe), Randy Evans (Ambulance Driver)

DiNozzo finds himself increasingly captivated by a woman he's never met while investigating the murder of her brother.



160 :07x22 - Borderland

First aired: May/11/2010
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Marco Sanchez (Alejandro Rivera), Jacqueline Obradors (Paloma Reynosa), Claudia Black (Velvet Road), Steve Eastin (Frank Smith), Jackson Brundage (Tommy Smith), Stephanie Escajeda (Natalia), Vera Miao (Pamela Cook), Sarah Campbell (College-Aged Girl)

The team tries to track down a serial killer, while Abby heads south of the border to give a speech with McGee in tow.



161 :07x23 - Patriot Down

First aired: May/18/2010
Writer: Gary Glasberg
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Rena Sofer (Margaret Allison Hart), Marco Sanchez (Alejandro Rivera), Richard Burgi (Randall Hammond), Dylan Bruno (Jason Paul Dean), Courtney Ford (Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Kaylen Burrows), Susan Santiago (Camila Charo), Sterling Sulieman (NCIS Special Agent Emil Mineoux), Jeffrey Doornbos (Marshall Tomko), Joseph Williamson (Navy Seaman George Capetanos), Christopher Foley (Navy Ensign Philip Bosch), Toni Sawyer (Elizabeth Macy), Ryan Caltagirone (Navy Seaman Karl Wachter), Nick Niven (Tyler Hammond)

When a colleague's murder sends shockwaves through the team, Gibbs uncovers a surprising link to the crime.



162 :07x24 - Rule Fifty-One

First aired: May/25/2010
Writer: Jesse Stern
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Ralph Waite (Jackson Gibbs), Rena Sofer (Margaret Allison Hart), Marco Sanchez (Alejandro Rivera), Dylan Bruno (Jason Paul Dean), Jacqueline Obradors (Paloma Reynosa), Muse Watson (Mike Franks), Darby Stanchfield (Shannon Gibbs), Ariel Llinas (Federale #1)

In the conclusion of a two-part finale, Gibbs heads to Mexico for a showdown with a drug cartel intent on revenge. Gibbs has to reassess the rules by which he lives when he is forced to make a devastating choice to save the lives of his team.



163 :08x01 - Spider and the Fly

First aired: Sep/21/2010
Writer: Gary Glasberg
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Ralph Waite (Jackson Gibbs), Jacqueline Obradors (Paloma Reynosa), Muse Watson (Mike Franks), Marco Sanchez (Alejandro Rivera), Andrew Thacher (West Virginia State Trooper Sergeant Paul Westgard), Burton Perez (Estaban Lopez)

With Paloma Reynosa still on the loose, Gibbs must take desperate measures to protect the ones he loves.



164 :08x02 - Worst Nightmare

First aired: Sep/28/2010
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), William Devane (Nicolas Mason), Elizabeth Wright Shapiro (Sarah Knox), Sam Anderson (Walter Carmichael), Zack Lively (Conrad Zuse), David Magidoff (Michael Seelus), Rebecca Lowman (Navy Lieutenant Lisa Mason), J.P. Hubbell (Navy Commander Nick Mason Jr.), Sadie Calvano (Rebecca Mason)

A young girl's kidnapping turns into much more when her grandfather complicates the investigation.



165 :08x03 - Short Fuse

First aired: Oct/05/2010
Writer: George Schenck, Frank Cardea
Director: Leslie Libman
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Abby Brammell (Marine Sergeant Heather Dempsey), Robert Curtis Brown (Gary Tolin), Benjamin King (Public Affairs Office Ron Sands), Jacqueline Hahn (Kathy Tolin), Zack Weinstein (Judd Dempsey), Larry Herron (Master Gunnery Sergeant Jason Kelly), Lorenzo Callender (Gene Abbott), David Sullivan (NCIS Special Agent Larry Krone), Rayna Tharani (Mary Roberts)

When the motives behind an attack on a female bomb tech link her to a murder, the NCIS team investigates her very guarded personal life.



166 :08x04 - Royals and Loyals

First aired: Oct/12/2010
Writer: Reed Steiner
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Daniel Gillies (Royal Marine Major Peter Malloy), Kristen Ariza (CIA Operations Officer Loretta Tennison), Tracy Middendorf (Tara Bick), John T. Woods (Navy Chief Petty Officer Jason Crosby), Peter Asle Holden (Vector Control Worker), Jamie Elman (Realtor), Ron Bottitta (British Royal Marine Captain William Jamison), Chris Jarvis (British Royal Marine Engineer)

When the body of an American officer is connected to a British Navy vessel, murder turns into an international incident.



167 :08x05 - Dead Air

First aired: Oct/19/2010
Writer: Christopher J. Waild
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: George Newbern (Arthur Haskell), Michael Monks (Matt Lane), Jackson Hurst (Zach Nelson), Madisen Beaty (Kristen Haskell), Robyn Cohen (Annie Nelson), Eli Goodman (Radio Host Adam Gator), Cokey Falkow (Deeter Johanson), Sarah Manninen (Hannah Gator), Michael Duvert (Navy Commander Walter Daniels), Robert Ochoa (Boy), Dan Desmond (Grumpy Neighbor), Nadia Bjorlin (Brittany/Attractive Wife)

When a controversial DJ and a Naval Officer are shot to death, the team uncovers a sinister plan.



168 :08x06 - Cracked

First aired: Oct/26/2010
Writer: Nicole Mirante-Matthews
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Meredith Monroe (April Ferris), Brennan Elliott (Martin Stillwell), Robin Pearson Rose (Lorrain Thorson), Raphael Sbarge (Rupert Kritzer), Steven Anderson (Professor Daniel Redner), Erica Piccininni (Navy Lieutenant Clea Thorson)

Delving into the mind of a brilliant Naval Scientist, Abby becomes fixated on solving her murder, while DiNozzo's latest fling leads to an interesting Halloween.



169 :08x07 - Broken Arrow

First aired: Nov/09/2010
Writer: Frank Cardea, George Schenck
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Robert Wagner (Anthony DiNozzo Sr), Bruce Boxleitner (Vice Admiral C. Clifford Chase), Cameron Daddo (Dan Mayfield), Kal Weber (Theo Gaston), Samm Levine (NCIS Agent Cashier Fred Seymour), Tamer Hassan (Agah Bayar), Musetta Vander (Julie Merriweather), Toby Meuli (Driver)

DiNozzo's father returns, playing a vital role in a murder investigation that could have catastrophic results.



170 :08x08 - Enemies Foreign (1)

First aired: Nov/16/2010
Writer: Jesse Stern
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Michael Nouri (Mossad Director Eli David), Arnold Vosloo (Mossad Officer Amit Hadar), Michael O'Neill (Former NCIS Special Agent Riley McCallister), Catherine Dent (Former NCIS Special Agent Whitney Sharp), T.J. Ramini (Mossad Officer Malachi Ben-Gidon), Sarai Givaty (Mossad Officer Liat Tuvia), Oren Dayan (Karif Yasin), Stan Ivar (Former NCIS Special Agent Ben Robinson), Leslie-Anne Huff (Hillary Lange), Alex Morris (Former NCIS Special Agent Kurt Nelson), Maura Soden (Former NCIS Special Agent Melora Koss)

The team is assigned to protect Ziva's father, when his attendance at a NCIS conference leads to some unexpected surprises.



171 :08x09 - Enemies Domestic (2)

First aired: Nov/23/2010
Writer: Jesse Stern
Director: Mark Horowitz
Guest star: Michael Nouri (Mossad Director Eli David), Arnold Vosloo (Mossad Officer Amit Hadar), Catherine Dent (Former NCIS Special Agent Whitney Sharp), T.J. Ramini (Mossad Officer Malachi Ben-Gidon), Sarai Givaty (Mossad Officer Liat Tuvia), Oren Dayan (Karif Yasin), Stan Ivar (Former NCIS Special Agent Ben Robinson), Eric James Ramey (Doctor Nolan Cooper), Michael O'Neill (Former NCIS Special Agent Riley McCallister), Tristen MacDonald (Nurse Davies), Carolyn Ratteray (Nurse), Andrew Kirsanov (The Russian)

The team scrambles for answers after a shocking ambush reveals a new twist to their current investigatio.



172 :08x10 - False Witness

First aired: Dec/14/2010
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Annie Wersching (Deputy DA Gail Walsh), Ben Toplin (Navy Petty Officer Jerry Neisler), Jamie McShane (Samuel Hayes), Joe Adler (Matthew Gray), James Carpinello (Smitty Brown), Paul Conkling (Hunter), Jeffrey Thomas Border (Nog Drinker)

The NCIS team investigates the disappearance of a Navy petty officer who is the sole witness in an upcoming murder trial.



173 :08x11 - Ships in the Night

First aired: Jan/11/2011
Writer: Christopher J. Waild, Reed Steiner
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Diane Neal (CGIS Special Agent Abigail Borin), Roark Critchlow (Wayne Grossman), Tiffany DuPont (Kimberly Nolan), Patch Darragh (Tom Adams), Tyler Hynes (Devin Lodge), Gino Anthony Pesi (Doug Fisher), Wes Brown (Marine First Lieutenant Jeremy Nolan), Leith M. Burke (Marine Captain Jared Bratton), Kurt Scholler (Steve Mehlman), Christopher Guyton (Bouncer)

Gibbs and the NCIS team partner with a Coast Guard Investigative Service (CGIS) Agent to solve the murder of a Marine gunned down on a dinner boat.



174 :08x12 - Recruited

First aired: Jan/18/2011
Writer: Gary Glasberg
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Bob Newhart (Doctor Walter Magnus), John Posey (Lance Simmons), Guy Wilson (Paul Simmons), Jonathan Goldstein (Glenn Block), Sean Blakemore (Navy Chief Petty Officer Jerome Carr), Andi Carnick (Penny Block), Tonja Kahlens (Nina Craig), Chad Michael Collins (Navy Petty Officer First Class Simon Craig)

A petty officer's recruitment session at a college fair comes to a fatal end, prompting the NCIS team, accompanied by Dr. Mallard's predecessor, to solve his murder.



175 :08x13 - Freedom

First aired: Feb/01/2011
Writer: Nicole Mirante-Matthews
Director: Craig Ross, Jr.
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Christina Cox (Marine Gunnery Sergeant Georgia Wooten), Thomas Calabro (Len Feeney), Olivia Taylor Dudley (Jancey Gilroy), Aaron D. Spears (Marine Major Michael Strickland), Tiya Sircar (Lauren Donnelly), Matthew Florida (Kyle Severin), Aramis Knight (Nick Miller), Aidan Sussman (Jacob Wooten)

The NCIS team springs into action to find the assailant responsible for beating a Marine to death in his own backyard.



176 :08x14 - A Man Walks Into A Bar…

First aired: Feb/08/2011
Writer: Gary Glasberg
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Wendy Makkena (Dr Rachel Cranston), Scott Lawrence (Navy Captain Thomas Lind), Kim Johnston Ulrich (Nancy Hargrove), Matthew Yang King (Min Ho Kwon), Robert Newman (Navy Admiral Wayne Hargrove), Brian T. Skala (Navy Ensign David Howard), Alexandra Barreto (Navy Petty Officer Rena Oliver), Dustin Seavey (Navy Seaman Marcus Leonard), Sasha Alexander (Special Agent Caitlin "Kate" Todd), Andrew Pattison (Navy Information Systems Tech Victor Davies)

The NCIS team undergoes mandatory psych evaluations while investigating the death of a naval commander.



177 :08x15 - Defiance

First aired: Feb/15/2011
Writer: George Schenck, Frank Cardea
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Lorraine Toussaint (Deputy Director Donna Wolfson), Elena Satine (Adriana Gorgova), Randy Oglesby (Army Brigadier General Scott Oliver), Ray Laska (Defense Minister Andor Gorgova), Christopher Redman (Carl Fleming), Nick Eversman (Judd Stern), Kevin Cahoon (Joe Don Wynn), David Monahan (Regional Security Officer Randy Stimson), Teddy Saunders (Young Man), Sarah Edwards (Nurse Samantha)

A botched assassination attempt in Belgravia forces NCIS to protect the Defense Minister's daughter, who is studying in the U.S. and smitten with McGee. Meanwhile, Gibbs investigates the death of the U.S. Marine who was killed in the bombing.



178 :08x16 - Kill Screen

First aired: Feb/22/2011
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Beth Riesgraf (Maxine "Max" Edwards), Jason Beghe (Blake Martin), Tamer Hassan (Agah Bayar), Ava Gaudet (Lisa Bock), Vincent Ward (Cop), Michael Malota (Billy Sullivan), Steven Parker (Passing Player)

The dismembered fingertips and teeth of a murdered Marine are discovered in the stolen purse of a pickpocketer, launching NCIS on a mission to find a cold-blooded killer.



179 :08x17 - One Last Score

First aired: Mar/01/2011
Writer: Jesse Stern
Director: Michael Weatherly
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Sarah Jane Morris (NCIS Special Agent E.J. Barrett), JoBeth Williams (Leona Phelps), Enrique Castillo (Ruleo Medilla), K Callan (Grace Mullen), Scott Lowell (Terry Thomas), Leonard Earl Howze (Security Guard Wilson), Jimmy "Jax" Pinchak (Jason), Zoey Deutch (Lauren), Julie Wittner (Female Inmate), Chuck Ashworth (Corvette Guy)

NCIS discovers that one of its former investigative assistants found brutally stabbed to death was selling details for how to rob a warehouse full of valuable possessions belonging to a woman convicted of fraud. Meanwhile, a new special agent joins the office.



180 :08x18 - Out of the Frying Pan…

First aired: Mar/22/2011
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Cameron Monaghan (Nick Peyton), Don McManus (Mark Stafford), Daphne Ashbrook (Donna Peyton), Amy Landecker (Dr. Ellen Gracey), Gregg Daniel (Parking Enforcement Officer Riggs), Ron Morehouse (Parking Enforcement Officer Bixby), S.E. Perry (Retired Marine Colonel Yale Peyton), Dmitri Schuyler-Linch (Young Nick)

Gibbs questions Vance's motives when he is asked to interrogate a teenage boy accused of killing his retired Marine father.



181 :08x19 - Tell-All

First aired: Mar/29/2011
Writer: Andrew Bartels
Director: Kevin Rodney Sullivan
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Carl Lumbly (Navy Rear Admiral Beau Hindley), Troy Winbush (Former Marine 1st Lieutenant Sam Keeler), John Lavelle (Derrick Archer), Rebecca Tilney (Madeline Dumont), Melissa Farman (Alexis Ross), Josie Lopez (Jane), Eric E. Beck (Scott), Alejandro Pina (EMT Jonny)

NCIS connects a message in blood left by a murdered Navy commander to a manuscript that may contain classified military information.



182 :08x20 - Two-Faced

First aired: Apr/05/2011
Writer: Nicole Mirante-Matthews, Reed Steiner
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Sarah Jane Morris (NCIS Special Agent E.J. Barrett), Ryan Carnes (Bryce Leitner), Enrique Murciano (Ray Cruz), Marque Richardson, II (Navy Seaman Joey Elson), Nicholas James (Navy Seaman Derek Balfour), Roy Jackson (Bartender), Erin Ross (Melissa)

To Gibbs' displeasure, Special Agent E.J. Barrett returns to lead the investigation of a seaman's death that may be connected to a series of port-related murders. Meanwhile, Ziva finally introduces her boyfriend, Ray, to the team



183 :08x21 - Dead Reflection

First aired: Apr/12/2011
Writer: George Schenck, Frank Cardea
Director: William Webb
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Sarah Jane Morris (NCIS Special Agent E.J. Barrett), Matthew J. Willig (NCIS Special Agent Simon Cade), Alimi Ballard (NCIS Special Agent Gayne Levin), Jeffrey Johnson (Navy Commander Nelson Tunney), Cara Pifko (Kelsey Donner), John Ales (Miles Hogan), Terrell Tilford (Navy Captain Jack Painter), Alicia Ziegler (Marine Corporal Jameson), Milauna Jackson (Emma Park), Jason Sarcinelli (Navy Petty Officer Eric Donner), Kimberly Alexander (Navy Lieutenant Junior Lauren Ross), Terry Woodberry (Bates)

The NCIS team tracks a Navy lieutenant's killer after a Pentagon security camera reveals a petty officer committing the crime. Meanwhile, Gibbs announces that Agent Barrett and her team will take over the Port-to-Port serial killer case.



184 :08x22 - Baltimore

First aired: May/03/2011
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Scott Grimes (Detective Danny Price), Sean Cullen (Police Major Frank Raimey), Chad Lindberg (Joey Peanuts), Ed O'Ross (Dao Huang), Tim Kelleher (NCIS Special Agent Christopher Pacci), Stefan Marks (Navy Lieutenant Ian Floyd), Jeff Skowron (Peter Sears), D. Elliot Woods (Detective), Nika Williams (Sapphire)

After Tony's ex-partner, Danny Price, appears to be the Port-to-Port Killer's latest victim, he revisits his days as a detective in Baltimore, including his first encounter with Gibbs.



185 :08x23 - Swan Song

First aired: May/10/2011
Writer: Jesse Stern
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Kerr Smith (Navy Lieutenant Jonas Cobb), Sarah Jane Morris (NCIS Special Agent E.J. Barrett), Muse Watson (Mike Franks), Matthew J. Willig (NCIS Special Agent Simon Cade), Alimi Ballard (NCIS Special Agent Gayne Levin), David Dayan Fisher (Trent Kort)

After new evidence reveals that the Port-to-Port killer has infiltrated the agency, the NCIS teams chase every lead in a race to track him down.



186 :08x24 - Pyramid

First aired: May/17/2011
Writer: Gary Glasberg
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Kerr Smith (Navy Lieutenant Jonas Cobb), Matt Craven (Secretary of the Navy Clayton Jarvis), Jude Ciccolella (Secretary of the Navy Phillip Davenport), Tehmina Sunny (Leyla Shakarji), Sarah Jane Morris (NCIS Special Agent E.J. Barrett), Muse Watson (Mike Franks), Enrique Murciano (Ray Cruz), David Dayan Fisher (Trent Kort), Alimi Ballard (NCIS Special Agent Gayne Levin), Matthew J. Willig (NCIS Special Agent Simon Cade), Vera Miao (Pamela Cook)

The lives of NCIS members are in jeopardy when they come face-to-face with the infamous Port-to-Port killer.



187 :09x01 - Nature of the Beast

First aired: Sep/20/2011
Writer: Gary Glasberg
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Sarah Jane Morris (NCIS Special Agent E.J. Barrett), Wendy Makkena (Dr Rachel Cranston), Matthew J. Willig (NCIS Special Agent Simon Cade), Matt Craven (Secretary of the Navy Clayton Jarvis), Scott Wolf (Jonathan Cole/FBI Agent Casey Stratton), Philip Casnoff (Sean Latham), Bryan Friday (Navy Captain Felix Wright)

After spending months tracking down his target, Tony is left with the blood of an NCIS agent on his hands and it's up to Gibbs to help him put the pieces of the puzzle together.



188 :09x02 - Restless

First aired: Sep/27/2011
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Bonnie Dennison (Lindsey), Eve Gordon (Amanda McCormick), Louis Herthum (Ernest McCormick), Taylor Nichols (Hank Galvaston), Sam Lerner (Nathan Tobias), Jay Ellis (Marine PFC Thomas "Tommy" Hill), Josh Drennen (Curtis Beane), Michael Martin (High School Guy Kevin), Brianne Howey (High School Girl), Branton Box (John Smith)

The NCIS team uncovers a startling surprise after a young Marine shows up to his homecoming party with a fatal stab wound.



189 :09x03 - The Penelope Papers

First aired: Oct/04/2011
Writer: Nicole Mirante-Matthews
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Lily Tomlin (Penelope Langston), Sam McMurray (John Westfal), David Clennon (Max Ellswood), Hillary Tuck (Justine Booth), James Michael Connor (Andrew Pike), Matthew Alan (Navy Lieutenant Paul Booth)

The line between McGee's personal and professional life is blurred when NCIS uncovers a connection between his grandmother and the murder of a Navy lieutenant.



190 :09x04 - Enemy on the Hill

First aired: Oct/11/2011
Writer: George Schenck, Frank Cardea
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Michael B. Silver (Nicholas Sandlock), Melissa Ponzio (Drew Turner), Morocco Omari (NCIS Special Agent Thomas Survoy), Shannon Wilcox (Mrs. Roach), Daniel Louis Rivas (Kyle Davis), Jack Conley (Metro Detective Danny Sportelli), Brett Tucker (Navy Lieutenant Commander Geoffrey Brett), Sibila Vargas (ZNN Reporter Samantha Tate), Karly Rothenberg (Female Passerby), Kevin Cotteleer (Paul Marvin Arliss)

The NCIS team searches for the person and motive behind a contract killer targeting a Navy Lieutenant Commander. Meanwhile, Abby uncovers new information about her family after undergoing tests for a kidney donation.



191 :09x05 - Safe Harbor

First aired: Oct/18/2011
Writer: Reed Steiner, Christopher J. Waild
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Shohreh Aghdashloo (Mariam Bawali), Diane Neal (CGIS Special Agent Abigail Borin), Matt Craven (Secretary of the Navy Clayton Jarvis), David Diaan (Farid Bawali), Wesam Keesh (Hakim Bawali), Ross Thomas (Coast Guard Petty Officer Third Class Kyle Sterling), Brandon Fobbs (Coast Guard Petty Officer Third Class Ben Cooper), Toks Olagundoye (Rebeka Hooper), Raffi Barsoumian (Rafiq Bawali)

While investigating the murder of a coast guard officer aboard an abandoned cargo vessel, the NCIS team finds a Lebanese family seeking refuge in the US. Meanwhile, Tony and McGee attempt to find the perfect woman for Gibbs.



192 :09x06 - Thirst

First aired: Oct/25/2011
Writer: Scott A. Williams
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Cheryl Ladd (Mary Courtney), Eric Allan Kramer (Phillip Ekkerly), Carrie Wiita (Lana), Eric Bruskotter (Lester), Fay Masterson (Angela Simms), Lenny Jacobson (Security Guard), Razaaq Adoti (Mike Sullivan)

An NCIS case changes from accidental death to murder when evidence reveals that a Navy lieutenant died of forced over-hydration. Meanwhile, Gibbs meets Ducky’s new love interest.



193 :09x07 - Devil's Triangle

First aired: Nov/01/2011
Writer: Reed Steiner, Steven D. Binder
Director: Leslie Libman
Guest star: Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Melinda McGraw (Diane Sterling), Tom Gallop (Victor Sterling), Meredith Eaton (Carol Wilson), Seth Peterson (Thomas Pearce), J. Claude Deering (Curtis Hubley), D'Anthony Palms (Ticket Taker)

The NCIS team searches for answers when the current husband of both Gibbs’s and Fornell’s ex-wife is suspiciously kidnapped.



194 :09x08 - Engaged (Part I)

First aired: Nov/08/2011
Writer: Gina Lucita Monreal
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Sofia Pernas (Marine First Lieutenant Gabriela Flores), Matt Craven (Secretary of the Navy Clayton Jarvis), John Finn (Marine Commandant Charles T. Ellison), Jaime Ray Newman (Navy Lieutenant Commander Melanie Burke), Darby Stanchfield (Shannon Gibbs), Alex Fernandez (Joseph Flores), LaMonica Garrett (Marine Captain Craig Quincy), Sean Harmon (Young Gibbs), Jeananne Goossen (Marine Private Joan Matteson), Dylan Bruce (Justin Fanniker), Samantha Sloyan (Emily Goodwin), Wade Harlan (Marine Cadence Leader)

The NCIS team uncovers a discrepancy with DNA remains when investigating the crash of a military plane that had been transporting caskets



195 :09x09 - Engaged (Part II)

First aired: Nov/15/2011
Writer: Gary Glasberg
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Matt Craven (Secretary of the Navy Clayton Jarvis), John Finn (Marine Commandant Charles T. Ellison), Jaime Ray Newman (Navy Lieutenant Commander Melanie Burke), Alex Fernandez (Joseph Flores), LaMonica Garrett (Marine Captain Craig Quincy), Sofia Pernas (Marine First Lieutenant Gabriela Flores), Aliah Whitmore (Soraya Zoranj), Naifeh Satya Bhabha (Asa Zoranj), Michael Benyaer (Osman Zoranj), Sean Harmon (Young Gibbs), Jeananne Goossen (Marine Private Joan Matteson), Becky Wahlstrom (FET Marine Staff Sergeant Catherine Littleton), Jonathan Runyon (Marine PFC Oscar Cunningham), Jesse Luken (Corpsman), Melody Angel (Kinah), Maya Latzer (Lala)

As the NCIS team continues its search for a missing Marine, Gibbs and Ziva travel to her last known whereabouts in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, Tony reveals his deepest fears and Gibbs is forced to relive events from his past



196 :09x10 - Sins of The Father

First aired: Nov/22/2011
Writer: Frank Cardea, George Schenck
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Robert Wagner (Anthony DiNozzo Sr), David Rees Snell (Morgan Hunt), Tom Schanley (Navy Lieutenant Dean Massey), Rachel Luttrell (Navy Lieutenant Commander Stephanie Mosner), Rya Kihlstedt (Linda Idleton), Googy Gress (Bartender), Ron Melendez (Navy Lieutenant Gregory Dennis), Nadia Bowers (Gwyneth Massey), Leonard Robinson (Metro Police Officer Jackson), Matt L. Jones (Probationary Agent Ned Dorneget), Emil Beheshti (FBI Agent Dan Lenroff), Dawn Noel Pignuola (Metro Police Officer Blake)

After Anthony DiNozzo, Sr. is found in a car with a dead body in the trunk and no memory of the previous night, the NCIS team must figure out if he is capable of murder. Meanwhile, Tony is sidelined for this case and must go against orders to try and prove his father’s innocence.



197 :09x11 - Newborn King

First aired: Dec/13/2011
Writer: Christopher J. Waild
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Larry Miller (Ed Slater), Erin Cottrell (Marine Lieutenant Emma Reynolds), David S. Lee (Veli Tupolev), Hugh Scott (Police Deputy Billy McCormick), Brandi Burkhardt (Desk Clerk), Michelle Pierce (Breena Slater), Kevin Rock (DoD Liason Harris Klein), Marc Aden (Navy Captain Jake Marsden)

When a Navy captain is killed in a hotel room, NCIS must track down and protect his very pregnant companion from unknown assailants. Meanwhile, Jimmy has problems of his own when he brings his future father-in-law to work.



198 :09x12 - Housekeeping

First aired: Jan/03/2012
Writer: Scott A. Williams
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Matt Craven (Secretary of the Navy Clayton Jarvis), Scott Wolf (Jonathan Cole/FBI Agent Casey Stratton), Sarah Jane Morris (NCIS Special Agent E.J. Barrett), Philip Casnoff (Sean Latham), Iqbal Theba (Ramesh Sengupta), Annie O'Donnell (Agnes Anderstout), Christie Lynn Smith (Cara Barnsway), Sean Ryan Fox (Dave), Dante Brown (Skip)

The investigation into the murder of a Navy Commander leads the NCIS team to E.J. Barrett’s whereabouts.



199 :09x13 - A Desperate Man

First aired: Jan/10/2012
Writer: Nicole Mirante-Matthews
Director: Leslie Libman
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Enrique Murciano (Ray Cruz), Louis Ferreira (Metro Detective Nick Burris), Michael Beach (Metro Detective Robert Flowers), Mark Hutter (U.S. Ambassador James Ealy), Jaleel White (Martin Thomas), Ion Overman (Jane Thomas), Joanna Canton (Sandy Milton)

When a Navy lieutenant commander is found dead in a building under construction, NCIS must search for a killer while dealing with interruptions from her distraught detective husband. Meanwhile, Ray’s return has Ziva thinking about her future.



200 :09x14 - Life Before His Eyes

First aired: Feb/07/2012
Writer: Gary Glasberg
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Ralph Waite (Jackson Gibbs), Muse Watson (Mike Franks), Rudolf Martin (Ari Haswari), Darby Stanchfield (Shannon Gibbs), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Michael O'Neill (Former NCIS Special Agent Riley McCallister), Sean Harmon (Young Gibbs), Jeananne Goossen (Marine Private Joan Matteson), Clare Carey (Ann Gibbs), Jordan Garrett (Stephen Rose), MacKenzie Astin (Michael Rose), Tim Kelleher (NCIS Special Agent Christopher Pacci), Jeff Williams (Doctor), Connie Jackson (Elaine), Sam Schuder (Kelly Gibbs), Thomas Rosales, Jr. (Pedro Hernandez)

During a routine stop for his morning coffee, Gibbs finds himself staring down the barrel of a gun, forcing him to question choices he has made in the past and present



201 :09x15 - Secrets

First aired: Feb/14/2012
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Leslie Libman
Guest star: Perrey Reeves (Wendy Miller), Ray Wise (Wayne Tobett), Kevin Christy (Clarence Tobett), Allison McAtee (Spandaxia), Joe Holt (Navy Captain Jack Wallace), Steven W. Bailey (Dexter Murphy), Lombardo Boyar (Felix Quintero), Tom Lind (Tom Ventura), Shannon McClung (Boltcutter), Will Deutsch (Smaller Guy), Riley Thomas Stewart (Fred Miller)

When a Navy captain is found dead with an unusual costume hidden under his uniform, NCIS uncovers a secret society of real-life super heroes and must track down the villain.



202 :09x16 - Psych out

First aired: Feb/21/2012
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Jamie Lee Curtis (Samantha Ryan), Wendy Makkena (Dr Rachel Cranston), Spencer Locke (Amber Banks), Kirsten Nelson (Beth Banks), Brandon Olive (Military Liaison Ross Kilmer), Aubrey Deeker (Former Navy Commander Brian Mitchell), Rob Mayes (Former Marine 2nd Lieutenant Kyle Baxter), Samm Levine (NCIS Agent Cashier Fred Seymour), Robert Craighead (DEA Agent Simon Lewis), Richard Gleason (Navy Reservist Dr. Robert Banks), Jack Guzman (Wade), Faruq Tauheed (Derek)

When a high-level security Navy reservist is found dead, Gibbs goes face-to-face with Dr. Samantha Ryan of the PsyOps Division to uncover the truth behind the potential suicide. Meanwhile, DiNozzo argues with accounting after seeing McGee's paycheck.



203 :09x17 - Need to Know

First aired: Feb/28/2012
Writer: Frank Cardea, George Schenck
Director: Michelle MacLaren
Guest star: Tamer Hassan (Agah Bayar), Matt L. Jones (Probationary Agent Ned Dorneget), Katia Winter (Ava Baransky), Adam Kulbersh (Alan Katzenbach), Robin Sachs (MI5 Inspector Andrew Challis), Michael Edwin (TSA Officer Perkins), Erin Beaux (DIA Officer George Roca), Ashton Moio (Michael Reardon), Travis Joe Dixon (Navy Chief Petty Officer Leland Wiley)

Top-secret clearance from a Naval research laboratory is jeopardized when the murder of a Chief Petty Officer is connected to an international arms dealer. Meanwhile, Probationary Agent Ned Dorneget tries to butter up Gibbs in hopes of joining the team.



204 :09x18 - The Tell

First aired: Mar/20/2012
Writer: Gina Lucita Monreal
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Jamie Lee Curtis (Samantha Ryan), Matt Craven (Secretary of the Navy Clayton Jarvis), Sean Astin (Tyler Elliott), William Russ (Philip Wickes), John Prosky (Carl Dalton), Lauren Hodges (Amanda Baylor), Joel Polis (Ronald Ostrowski), Tom Virtue (Frank Satner), J. Claude Deering (Curtis Hubley)

The Secretary of the Navy partners Gibbs with Dr. Samantha Ryan after top secret information is leaked by someone on the inside.



205 :09x19 - The Good Son

First aired: Mar/27/2012
Writer: Scott A. Williams, Nicole Mirante-Matthews
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Paula Newsome (Jackie Vance), Jocko Sims (Michael Thomas), Don Stark (Marty Fiero), Eden Riegel (Meredith Bilson), Aaron Perilo (Petty Officer Third Class Brian Smith), Patrick Cohen (Petty Officer Third Class Dan Garscott), Richard Reid (Navy Seaman Robert Epplund), Lawrence Adimora (Navy Seaman Jacob Pierway), Akinsola Aribo (Jared Vance), Kiara Muhammad (Kayla Vance), Andy Shephard (Navy Seaman Mark Hill)

Director Vance’s brother-in-law is the lead suspect when Gibbs and the NCIS team investigate the murder of a petty officer.



206 :09x20 - The Missionary Position

First aired: Apr/10/2012
Writer: Allison Abner
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Jamie Lee Curtis (Samantha Ryan), Suleka Mathew (Navy Commander Maria Castro), Karina Lombard (Retired Interpol Agent Monique Lisson), Jennifer Crystal (CIA Agent Constance Mazney), Shane Johnson (CIA Agent Stephen Wheeler), John Cothran, Jr. (Alfred Holbrook), Ivo Nandi (Manny Varigan), Danna Brady (Judy), Asif Ali (Phil), Sarah Hudson (Navy Commander Theresa Wade), Martin Morales (Bellman)

Following the murder of a Marine, Tony and Ziva join Ziva’s longtime friend and mentor in Columbia in a search for a missing Marine Lieutenant and Navy Chaplain. Meanwhile, Jimmy Palmer decides who will be his best man.



207 :09x21 - Rekindled

First aired: Apr/17/2012
Writer: Christopher J. Waild, Reed Steiner
Director: Mark Horowitz
Guest star: Gaius Charles (Baltimore Detective Jason King), Peter Kelamis (Bruce Johnson), Peter MacKenzie (Jack Murdoch), James Hanlon (Baltimore Fire Captain James Marsh), Patrick Stafford (Billy Wayne), Louise Griffiths (Mary Gardocki), Dani Dare (Young Jason), Michael Lesly (Fireman #1)

After a warehouse fire reveals missing Navy documents, posing a potential threat to national security, the NCIS team joins the Baltimore P.D. investigation, reuniting Tony with a boy from his past.



208 :09x22 - Playing with Fire

First aired: May/01/2012
Writer: Frank Cardea, George Schenck
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Joel Gretsch (NCIS Special Agent Stan Burley), Nigel Gibbs (Admiral Theodore Tully), Elizabeth Ho (NCIS Analyst Emma Park), James Harvey Ward (Andre Fullerton), Rick Peters (Vincent Maple), Karina Logue (Mrs. Johnson), Dan Martin (Mail Carrier), Rob Nagle (Wayne Usher), Patrick Faucette (Security Guard), Tony Christopher (Seaman), Robert C. Sloan (Tobey Abbott), Maggie Henry (Seaman Apprentice)

The NCIS investigation of a fire on a Navy vessel reveals evidence that elevates security at all U.S. Navy facilities worldwide. Meanwhile, DiNozzo and Ziva travel to Italy when an explosive device is found hidden on a Navy ship.



209 :09x23 - Up in Smoke

First aired: May/08/2012
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Jamie Lee Curtis (Samantha Ryan), Loren Lester (Dr. Edgar Cromwell), Matt L. Jones (Probationary Agent Ned Dorneget), Richard Schiff (Harper Dearing), Rick Peters (Vincent Maple), Jason Gray-Stanford (Dr. Jay Berman), Dimiter Marinov (Ghenna Kozlov), Dylan Kenn (Freddie Fountain)

The NCIS team analyzes what secrets could be in the hands of a terrorist targeting the Navy when a high-tech bug is found inside a probationary agent’s tooth. Meanwhile, the festivities for Jimmy Palmer’s upcoming wedding continue with the bachelor party.



210 :09x24 - Till Death Do Us Part

First aired: May/15/2012
Writer: Gary Glasberg
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer), Jamie Lee Curtis (Samantha Ryan), Scott Wolf (Jonathan Cole), Richard Schiff (Harper Dearing), Michelle Pierce (Breena Slater), Sheila Kelley (Victoria Dearing), Daniel Polo (Parker Ryan), Cassius Willis (NCIS Special Agent Russell Wallace), Debbie Jaffe (Waitress)

Terrorism threatens to shake the foundations of the Navy and NCIS, when the team continues to be eluded by the newest member of the NCIS Most Wanted Wall. Meanwhile, Jimmy Palmer's destination wedding is impacted by the case.



211 :10x01 - Extreme Prejudice

First aired: Sep/25/2012
Writer: Gary Glasberg
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Matt Craven (Secretary of the Navy Clayton Jarvis), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Richard Schiff (Harper Dearing), Roberta Hanlen (Joann Dearing), Heather Stephens (Lorraine), Javier Grajeda (Dr. Kelly Whelan), Jossie Thacker (Nurse Wanda Dupree)

Harper Dearing’s latest act of terrorism ripped through NCIS headquarters in last season’s cliffhanger finale, sparking a cross-agency manhunt for the criminal mastermind.



212 :10x02 - Recovery

First aired: Oct/02/2012
Writer: Scott A. Williams
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Daniel Louis Rivas (Kyle Davis), Steve Valentine (Miles Wolf), Robb Derringer (Jon Phelps), Anna Osceola (Navy Ensign Grace Watkins), Larry Bagby (Craig Wilson), Andrea C. Robinson (Midge Watkins), Emily C. Chang (Phyllis Moss), Jessica Collins (Judy Ford), Jeff Campanella (Store Clerk)

When the body of a missing NCIS facilities manager is found four months after disappearing on the day of the Navy Yard bombings, the NCIS team is assigned to investigate the strange case for one of their own. Meanwhile, the team is required to complete mandatory psych evaluations with a crisis counselor, and Gibbs is most concerned about Abby’s recurring nightmares since the bombing.



213 :10x03 - Phoenix

First aired: Oct/09/2012
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Michael Des Barres (Del Finney), Rene Auberjonois (Dr. Felix Blackwell), Amanda Walsh (Ellen Roberts), Shelley Robertson (Navy Captain Beverly Sharp), Jim Hoffmaster (Administrator)

While on medical leave, Ducky orders the exhumation of a Navy commander’s body from a case closed 12 years ago. As a result, Gibbs tasks Ducky with a slightly different role on the investigation. Meanwhile, the NCIS team investigates the recent death of a Marine. As both cases unfold, the team begins to question whether the two are somehow connected.



214 :10x04 - Lost At Sea

First aired: Oct/23/2012
Writer: Christopher J. Waild
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Rick Worthy (Navy Captain Logan Doyle), Diane Neal (CGIS Special Agent Abigail Borin), Bernard Curry (Shamus Quinn), Amy Stewart (Katie Happ), Linda Park (JAG Officer Lieutenant Nora Patel), Derek Ray (Navy Lieutenant Commander David Hernandez), Nondumiso Tembe (Navy Petty Officer First Class Josie Sparks), Chad Gall (Navy Lieutenant Hank Joplin), Van Epperson (Pop), Pamela Dunlap (Mom), Cuyle Carvin (Navy Lieutenant Commander Oliver Happ)

When a helicopter crew is adrift at sea and later discovered on shore, the NCIS team must determine the cause of the crash and locate the missing pilot. Meanwhile, Tony and McGee channel their inner “Maverick” and “Iceman,” a la “Top Gun,” and Ziva challenges them to a dare.



215 :10x05 - The Namesake

First aired: Oct/30/2012
Writer: George Schenck, Frank Cardea
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Ralph Waite (Jackson Gibbs), Billy Dee Williams (Leroy Jethro Moore), Piter Marek (Vijay Chaya), Brett Davern (Krist Taylor), Jake Thomas (Alec Dell), Edwin Hodge (Bodie), Julie McNiven (Kim Taylor), Debra Christofferson (Rita Gregg), Tierra Carlson (Chaya’s Girlfriend), John Camp (Petty Officer First Class Colin Boxer)

A petty officer is gunned down in a billionaire’s Ferrari and the investigation leads the NCIS team to discover a link to a man Gibbs was named after.



216 :10x06 - Shell Shock (Part I)

First aired: Nov/13/2012
Writer: Nicole Mirante-Matthews
Director: Leslie Libman
Guest star: Brad Beyer (Marine Captain Joe Westcott), Mark Rolston (George Westcott), Glen Powell (Marine Sergeant Evan Westcott), David Hoflin (Randall J. Kersey), Chris McGarry (Lieutenant Commander/Doctor Peter Sanger), Vinicius Machado (Sam Mathis), Doris Morgado (Andrea Aldridge), Hector Atreyu Ruiz (Marine First Lieutenant Michael Torres), Mark Anthony Samuel (Marine Private First Class James Hall)

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



217 :10x07 - Shell Shock (Part II)

First aired: Nov/20/2012
Writer: Gina Lucita Monreal
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Brad Beyer (Marine Captain Joe Westcott), Mark Rolston (George Westcott), Glen Powell (Marine Sergeant Evan Westcott), David Hoflin (Randall J. Kersey), Chris McGarry (Lieutenant Commander/Doctor Peter Sanger), Matt Caplan (Marine Private Paul “McCartney” Patterson), Alexandra Holden (Brooke Fenten), Vinicius Machado (Sam Mathis), Mark Anthony Samuel (Marine Private First Class James Hall), Tyler Ross (Adam Horne), Minni Jo Mazzola (Jessie Cantrell), Hector Atreyu Ruiz (Marine First Lieutenant Michael Torres)

Gibbs continues to work with Captain Wescott while he retraces his steps in order to help the NCIS team track down a terrorist. With Thanksgiving on the horizon, Abby’s enthusiasm for the NCIS family dinner is building, and Tony’s curiosity is peaking when he learns Ziva is making special plans for the opera.



218 :10x08 - Gone

First aired: Nov/27/2012
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Alex Kingston (Miranda Pennebaker), Kirsten Prout (Lydia Wade), Blake Robbins (Navy Commander Scott Martin), Kyle Davis (John ‘Diesel’ Stevens), Drew Powell (Fred Hadley), Joey Oglesby (Merle Axelrod), Wiley Pickett (Navy Captain David Wade), Madison McLaughlin (Rosie Martin), Alexa Fischer (Navy Commander Jennifer Wade), Jim Holmes (Edgar Hayes), Patricia Lentz (Ginny Daniels), Jack Axelrod (Shmeil Pinkhas), Jenny Cooper (Connie Martin), Anita Kalathara (High School Kid #1), James Coholan (High School Kid #2)

As the NCIS team investigates a teenage girl’s abduction, Ziva and Abby work closely with her young friend who witnessed the kidnapping. As the investigation unfolds, Gibbs seeks help from a past contact, Miranda Pennebaker, a well-connected woman with questionable morals. Meanwhile, Tony gets jealous when he learns Ziva is making plans with a mysterious man.



219 :10x09 - Devil's Trifecta

First aired: Dec/11/2012
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Melinda McGraw (Diane Sterling), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Will Beinbrink (Oliver Lambert), J. Downing (Avis Boyle), Colby French (Viggo Kiln/ Drunk Guy), Danny Nucci (Gordon Fremont), Trevor Torseth (Al Parker), Noree Victoria (Female Guest), Brendan Bradley (Male Guest)

Gibbs teams up with FBI Agent Fornell on a joint NCIS/FBI investigation after Fornell becomes the target of a shooting, but they face an unexpected twist in the case when their mutual ex-wife, Diane Sterling, gets involved. Meanwhile, rumors run wild among the group after Diane stays overnight at McGee’s.



220 :10x10 - You Better Watch Out

First aired: Dec/18/2012
Writer: George Schenck, Frank Cardea
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Robert Wagner (Anthony DiNozzo Sr), Danielle Bisutti (Secret Service Special Agent Ashley Winter), David Bottrell (Assistant Director of Operations Donald Linder), Devin McGinn (Stewart Dorfman), Joe O'Connor (Pat Gillespie), Diane Robin (Jennifer), Rose Rollins (Navy Lieutenant Commander Megan Huffner), Ted Baker (Navy Lieutenant Joe Baker)

It’s Christmas time and Tony DiNozzo can’t decide if he’ll be naughty or nice when his dad, Anthony DiNozzo, Sr., comes to town for a visit. Meanwhile, the NCIS team is “following the money” in order to solve a murder investigation, and Abby is bursting with excitement over all the holiday festivities.



221 :10x11 - Shabbat Shalom (1)

First aired: Jan/08/2013
Writer: Christopher J. Waild
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Michael Nouri (Mossad Director Eli David (Father of Special Agent Ziva David)), Paula Newsome (Jackie Vance (Wife of Director Leon Vance)), Nasser Faris (Arash Kazmi), Scott MacArthur (Navy Petty Officer Second Class Luke Grismer), Cameron Watson (Randy), Joe Martin Thomas (Navy Petty Officer Third Class Dion Kelso), Mateus Ward (Austin), Ryan Locke (Roland Ames), Bryan Lugo (Navy Petty Officer Third Class Bruce Smith), Russell Pitts (Navy Petty Officer Third Class Judd Norwood), Brent Chase (Navy Petty Officer Third Class Nathan Thomas)

While the NCIS team investigates the link to a dead journalist and a Navy petty officer, Ziva is taken aback by the sudden emotional visit by her father, who she hasn't seen in more than two years. While Ziva questions the purpose of her father's visit as the Director of Mossad, her father insists he is in the U.S. strictly to see his daughter for Shabbat dinner.



222 :10x12 - Shiva (2)

First aired: Jan/15/2013
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Matt Craven (Secretary of the Navy Clayton Jarvis), Oded Fehr (Ilan Bodnar), Greg Germann (NCIS Deputy Director Jerome Craig), Nasser Faris (Arash Kazmi), Forry Smith (Duane Gustafson), Jack Axelrod (Shmeil Pinkhas), Georgia Hatzis (Gavriela Adel), Zuanna Sherman (Bodyguard), Akinsola Aribo (Jared Vance), Kiara Muhammad (Kayla Vance), Gabi Coccio (13-Year Old Ziva David), Ben Morrison (Young Eli David), Kim Estes (Minister)

In the aftermath of an event that strikes close to home, the NCIS team unites to seek answers and demand justice in order to protect their most vulnerable colleagues.



223 :10x13 - Hit and Run

First aired: Jan/29/2013
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Brighton Sharbino (Young Abby Sciuto), Michael McGrady (Walter Dunn), Edward Kerr (Scott Cutwright), Michelle Clunie (Meredith Dunn), Robert Catrini (Jake Ford), Drew Rausch (Brandon Singer), Melody Butiu (Patricia Richert), Sy Richardson (Lester), Richard Balin (Marty), Michael Eaddy (Ricki’s Father), Judith Drake (Delores), Cole Sand (Young Luca Sciuto), Corinne Massiah (Ricki Evans)

The NCIS team investigates a Marine’s car accident and ignites some upsetting past memories for Abby as a young girl on the trail of her first “case.



224 :10x14 - Canary

First aired: Feb/05/2013
Writer: Christopher J. Waild
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Greg Germann (NCIS Deputy Director Jerome Craig), Vik Sahay (Ajay Khan), Ethan Rains (NCIS Systems Administrator Kevin Hussein), Russell Richardson (Army Sergeant Chad Spooner), Stacey Hinnen (Delivery Driver), Geoffrey Wade (Air Force Brigadier General Jack Mandrake), Johnny Kostrey (Air Force Crew Chief)

The NCIS team takes on a renowned hacker who could hold the key to tracking down the most-wanted cyber-terrorist in the world.



225 :10x15 - Hereafter

First aired: Feb/19/2013
Writer: Nicole Mirante-Matthews
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Jeff Denton (Marine C.O. Captain Jonah Ellis), Reiley McClendon (Marine Private Brad Sykes), Greg Germann (NCIS Deputy Director Jerome Craig), Frantz Turner (Abe Mathison), Joseph Fuhr (Marine Private First Class David Holland), Peter Navy Tuiasosopo (Charles “Chucky Bang” Kang), Kelly Smith (Emily Miller), Pat Asanti (Ruben Williams), Kiara Muhammad (Kayla Vance), Akinsola Aribo (Jared Vance)

On leave from NCIS while still grieving the loss of his wife and his kids’ mother, Director Vance discovers unexpected personal information that causes him to question everything.



226 :10x16 - Detour

First aired: Feb/26/2013
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Mario Van Peebles
Guest star: Valerie Cruz (Anna), Robert Gant (Mike Dunke), Ricky Whittle (Lincoln), Joe Reegan (Marcus), JoNell Kennedy (Navy Commander Lisa Cleveland), Peter Breitmayer (Dwight Romano), Valerie Wildman (Valerie Kordish), Brent McGregor (Rodney Romano)

The NCIS team races to track down Ducky and Jimmy after the two disappear while transporting a body from a crime scene.



227 :10x17 - Prime Suspect

First aired: Mar/05/2013
Writer: Frank Cardea, George Schenck
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Matt L. Jones (Probationary Agent Ned Dorneget), Mathew St. Patrick (Metro Detective Quinton Shard), Paul Cassell (Bart Crowley), Jay Acovone (Frankie Dean), Derek Magyar (Cameron Dean), Keir O'Donnell (Ramsey Boone), Andrea Bogart (Melissa Tourney), Jamie Hill (Chloe Chandler), Dio Johnson (Marine Lance Corporal Douglas Alexander)

A media frenzy surrounding an unidentified criminal prompts Gibbs' barber to question his son's involvement and ask for Gibbs' help in ruling out his son as a prime suspect.



228 :10x18 - Seek

First aired: Mar/19/2013
Writer: Scott A. Williams
Director: Michael Weatherly
Guest star: Kelli Barrett (Ruby Lemere (Wife of Marine Sergeant Theodore "Ted" Lemere)), Billy Smith (Jim Virgil), Graham Beckel (Norman "Pit" Pittorino (Dog Trainer)), Michael Wiseman (Chet Tyber (Head of Security)), Michael Grant Terry (Marine Sergeant Theodore "Ted" Lemere (K-9 Bomb Unit)), Linara Washington (Lara Morgan), Sterling Jones (Marine Captain Dale Martens), Sarah Hagan (Sandy (Prospective Nanny)), Aaron Jaeger (Marine Corporal David Ryan), Carole Gutierrez (Woman (Prospective Nanny)), Lucy Davenport (Maria (Prospective Nanny)), Lee Broda (Afghan Mother), Noble Tabibian (Middle Eastern Boy #1), Miles Mendelsohn (Middle Eastern Boy #2), Rod Keller (Marty Hagen)

After a Marine is fatally wounded in Afghanistan, his widow asks NCIS to investigate the circumstances surrounding his death.

Director Vance has been interviewing prospective nannies, but he seems reluctant to make a decision.



229 :10x19 - Squall

First aired: Mar/26/2013
Writer: Bill Nuss
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Jamey Sheridan (Navy Admiral John McGee (Father of Special Agent Tim McGee)), Joel Gretsch (NCIS Special Agent Stan Burley), Reggie Austin (Navy Lieutenant Carlton Mane), Russell Sams (Navy Petty Officer Second Class Daniel Graves), Zane Holtz (Navy Petty Officer Third Class Kevin Wyeth), Cooper Thornton (Navy Captain Peter Vandevere), Ser'Darius Blain (Tall Player (Basketball Player Who Speaks with the NCIS Agents)), Jesse Carere (Navy Seaman Eric Landis), Fernando Rivera (Navy Seaman Mark Forrest), Luke White (EMT), Braxton Beckham (Adam Tepper ("Little Brother" of Special Agent Tim McGee)), Josh Rubenstein (Josh Rosen (WJGZ Meteorologist)), Jackie Johnson (Chelsea Mills (ZNN Meteorologist)), Scott Tracy Griffin (Navy Commander Brian Haber)

A massive storm brings the NCIS team aboard the USS Borealis, where everyone becomes a suspect once the crime scene proves that Mother Nature wasn’t the only culprit. Tension builds when McGee discovers that his estranged father, Navy Admiral John McGee, was on board during the incident.



230 :10x20 - Chasing Ghosts

First aired: Apr/09/2013
Writer: Nicole Mirante-Matthews
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Sophina Brown (Navy Reserve Lieutenant Callie Daniels (Wife of Noah Daniels)), Lourdes Benedicto (Rebecca Chidis), Brian Leckner (Ben (Neighbor of Noah and Callie Daniels)), Arron Shiver (Landers Orton), Alan Dale (Homeland Senior Division Chief Tom Morrow (Former NCIS Director)), Rupert Reid (Noah Daniels (Husband of Navy Reserve Lieutenant Callie Daniels))

When a Navy reservist returns home to find her husband missing and her living room covered in blood, she turns to the NCIS team to bring him home. Meanwhile, Tony suspects that Ziva is planning a risky move to avenge her father’s death.



231 :10x21 - Berlin

First aired: Apr/23/2013
Writer: Scott A. Williams, Gina Lucita Monreal
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Oded Fehr (Ilan Bodnar), Alan Dale (Homeland Senior Division Chief Tom Morrow (Former NCIS Director)), Marina Sirtis (Orli Elbaz), Iddo Goldberg (Yaniv Bodnar (Brother of Ilan Bodnar)), Damon Dayoub (Adam Eshel), Weronika Rosati (Rivka David), Ben Morrison (Young Eli David), Gabi Coccio (13-Year Old Ziva David), Dove Meir (Amir Mantel (Mossad Officer)), Willem Van Der Vegt (Edward Kraus)

While the NCIS team investigates the murder of a Mossad officer in Virginia, Tony and Ziva depart for Berlin as they track her father’s killer.



232 :10x22 - Revenge

First aired: Apr/30/2013
Writer: George Schenck, Frank Cardea
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Oded Fehr (Ilan Bodnar), Maxwell Caulfield (Dr. Madison Fielding), Stephanie Childers (Mrs. Gillis), Lynn A. Henderson (ER Nurse), Cliff Simon ("Sea Voyager's" Captain), Alan Dale (Homeland Senior Division Chief Tom Morrow), Sofia Mattsson (Jessica), Ashlee Füss (Teenaged Girl)

In retaliation for the murders of Eli David and Jackie Vance, the NCIS team feverishly searches for Bodnar despite orders from Homeland Security to relinquish the case.



233 :10x23 - Double Blind

First aired: May/07/2013
Writer: Steven D. Binder, Christopher J. Waild
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Colin Hanks (DOD IG Investigator Richard Parsons), Neil Brown, Jr. (Martin Archer), Fred Koehler (Simon Gravy), Catherine Kresge (Marine Lance Corporal Stella Brooks), Sean Marquette (Petty Officer Third Class Evan Lowry), Meeghan Holaway (Dr. Hale), Jessie Graff (Female Soldier), Emily Dunham (Female Soldier), Alain Uy (Ray Kessel)

A Department of Defense investigator scrutinizes the NCIS team’s response to the Bodnar case involving the murder of Ziva’s father and Vance’s wife. Meanwhile, the team examines whether a Petty Officer is suffering from paranoia or if his claims of being followed are tied to a matter of national security.



234 :10x24 - Damned If You Do

First aired: May/14/2013
Writer: Gary Glasberg
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Muse Watson (Mike Franks), Colin Hanks (DOD IG Investigator Richard Parsons), John M. Jackson (Rear Admiral AJ Chegwidden), Allan Louis (Navy Captain Dominick Wayne), Natalija Nogulich (Judge Maddox), Nicole Duport (Emily McBride), Alan Dale (Homeland Senior Division Chief Tom Morrow), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell)

The international manhunt for Eli David and Jackie Vance's killer turns into a federal witch hunt against Gibbs and the team, which questions their unconventional methods and threatens their future at the agency.



235 :11x01 - Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

First aired: Sep/24/2013
Writer: Gary Glasberg
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Colin Hanks (DOD IG Investigator Richard Parsons), Margo Harshman (Delilah Fielding), Jared Ward (JSOC Navy Lieutenant Eric Kagen), Alan Dale (Homeland Senior Division Chief Tom Morrow), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Allan Louis (Navy Captain Dominick Wayne), Damon Dayoub (Adam Eshel), Costas Mandylor (Tomás Mendez), Ivan Shaw (Victor Cheng), Will Harris (Murray Hines), Matt Craven (Secretary of the Navy Clayton Jarvis), Gabi Coccio (13-Year Old Ziva David), Ben Morrison (Young Eli David)

An explosion at a D.C. event that results in a casualty connected to the agency changes Parsons’ perspective on Gibbs and the NCIS team. Meanwhile, without badges, DiNozzo and McGee investigate the case as civilians, despite the case’s dangerous ties to each of them.



236 :11x02 - Past, Present and Future

First aired: Oct/01/2013
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Marina Sirtis (Orli Elbaz), Leslie Hope (SecNav Sarah Porter), Omar J. Dorsey (Vernon Dale), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Allan Louis (Navy Captain Dominick Wayne), Damon Dayoub (Adam Eshel), Costas Mandylor (Tomás Mendez), Lena Georgas (Doctor Deena Bashan), Solomon Shiv (Officer #1), Keenan Henson (Henry Coldwell), Brenda Vivian (Waitress), Gabi Coccio (13-Year Old Ziva David), Nell Teare (Young Woman)

Determined to locate Ziva, Tony chases leads in Israel in search of her current whereabouts. Meanwhile, Gibbs and the team continue the hunt for Parsa and his growing terrorist ring.



237 :11x03 - Under the Radar

First aired: Oct/08/2013
Writer: George Schenck, Frank Cardea
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Teri Reeves (Navy LTJB Dana Robbins), Roma Maffia (NCIS Special Agent Vera Strickland), Wade Williams (Larry Purcell), Barbara Eve Harris (FAA Director Stacy Bergin), Wole Parks (Navy Captain Michael Laramie), Robert Newman (Navy Admiral Wayne Hargrove), Scott Waara (Mel Frazier), Jonathan Wood (Kip Logan), Will Harris (Murray Hines), Lou George (Manager), Andrea Bordeaux (Courtney), Hugo Armstrong (NCIS Special Agent Eugene Coyle), Christian Cehring (Metro Police Officer Owen Tamblin), Tyler Wolfe (Navy Lieutenant Junior Grade Terence Keith)

The NCIS team must rely on Twitter for a case involving a missing Navy Lieutenant. Meanwhile, McGee misplaces his badge but withholds the information from Gibbs and the authorities.



238 :11x04 - Anonymous was a Woman

First aired: Oct/15/2013
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Muse Watson (Mike Franks), Tehmina Sunny (Leyla Shakarji), Jackie Geary (NCIS Agent Susan Grady), Lolita Davidovich (Catherine Tavier), Ramon De Ocampo (Navy Lieutenant Thomas Gorman), Fred Cross (Roland Pulvino), Alexander Wraith (Farshad Sarabi), Paul Hodge (U.N. Solider), Jasmine Di Angelo (Halia), Nikka Far (Elina), Paris Benjamin (Mor), Shani Atias (Stoic Afghan Girl), Ben Maccabee (Afghan Local Leader), Zoey Diaz (Amira)

Gibbs and McGee travel to Afghanistan when a murder case leads them to an Afghan women’s shelter Mike Frank’s secretly supported for years.



239 :11x05 - Once a Crook

First aired: Oct/22/2013
Writer: Christopher Silber
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Margo Harshman (Delilah Fielding), Augustus Prew (Anton Markin), Patrick Mulvey (Milo Rankoff), Mac Brandt (Jake Spoke), Samantha Quan (Amy Linden), Andrew Friedman (George), Sherri Parker Lee (Martha), Dylan Gelula (Young Marie Markin), Susan Spano (Marie Markin), Wes McGee (Navy Petty Officer First Class Andrew Wells)

DiNozzo spots a suspect from a 15-year-old cold case he handled when he was with the Baltimore PD at the scene of the murder of a Petty Officer.



240 :11x06 - Oil and Water

First aired: Oct/29/2013
Writer: Jennifer Corbett Kroll
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Diane Neal (CGIS Special Agent Abigail Borin), Leslie Hope (SecNav Sarah Porter), William Ragsdale (Brett Creevy), Rodney Rowland (Operations Officer Jonah McGuire), Jon Lindstrom (Perry Davidson), Rick Gonzalez (Lenny Machaca), Chelsea Harris (Danielle Benton), Fay Masterson (Paige Hebner), Brent Huff (Rig Foreman), Michael Buonomo (Coast Guard Petty Officer Third Class Dennis Latrobe), Peter Downing (Captain)

NCIS partners with the Coast Guard Investigative Service to probe a suspicious explosion on board an oil rig. Meanwhile, a prankster targets the NCIS team.



241 :11x07 - Better Angels

First aired: Nov/05/2013
Writer: Gina Lucita Monreal
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Ralph Waite (Jackson Gibbs), Josh Emerson (Aaron Connolly), Rocky McMurray (Howard County P.D. Officer Ray Mitchell), Kelvin Yu (Sebastian Kim), Caryn West (DCS Department Head Karen Fox), Connie Jackson (Elaine), Tom Fitzpatrick (Walter Beck), Jocelyn Ayanna (Asabe Dawson), Andrew Lander (Young Jackson Gibbs), Austin Bowerman (Young Walter Beck)

After Gibbs leaves mid-case to help his father reconnect with a former war pilot, Tony and McGee argue over who should run lead on the team’s investigation into the murder of a Marine Sergeant.



242 :11x08 - Alibi

First aired: Nov/12/2013
Writer: Frank Cardea, George Schenck
Director: Holly Dale
Guest star: Salli Richardson (Carrie Clark), Dameon Clarke (Homicide Detective Paul Dockry), Steven Helmkamp (Marine Staff Sergeant Justin Dunne), Rodney Eastman (Wendell Kaiser), Nicole Steinwedell (Olivia Chandler), Jeff Harlan (Reverend Miller), Connie Jackson (Elaine), Eltony Williams (Marine Gunnery Sergeant Cal Groves), Abe Daniels (Marine Private Daniel Cliff)

The NCIS team is forced to re-examine a hit-and-run murder case when a former FBI agent turned lawyer confides in Gibbs that her client’s confidential alibi is solid. Meanwhile, McGee grows suspicious of Tony’s strange behavior.



243 :11x09 - Gut Check

First aired: Nov/19/2013
Writer: Christopher J. Waild
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Leslie Hope (SecNav Sarah Porter), Alan Ruck (Ward Davis), Geoffrey Blake (Marc Attencio), Gideon Emery (Rudolph Stalin), Tim Peper (NSA Agent Chad Flynderling), Nichelle Hines (NCIS Special Agent Norma Hench), Emily Wickersham (NSA Analyst Eleanor “Ellie” Bishop)

NSA Analyst Ellie Bishop who had previously reported a security breach in complete detail 2 years ago, joins the team when the secretary of the Navy has been bugged during a confidential briefing.



244 :11x10 - Devil's Triad

First aired: Dec/10/2013
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Melinda McGraw (Diane Sterling), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Bryce Johnson (Eddie Macklin), Sterling K. Brown (Elijah Banner), Juliette Angelo (Emily Fornel), Lucy Butler (Roda Robinson), Jeffrey Hutchinson (Mister Dale Wagner), Emily Wickersham (NSA Analyst Eleanor “Ellie” Bishop), William Buchanan (Marine Corporal Ron Flegman), Karen Dyer (Clown/Mystery Woman)

The NCIS team discover a link between a victim of murder, Fornell's ex-wife and her current boyfriend disturbing the teams current investigations. Ellie struggles adjusting to joining the team.



245 :11x11 - Homesick

First aired: Dec/17/2013
Writer: Scott A. Williams
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Meredith Eaton (Carol Wilson), Ben Vereen (Lamar Addison), Matt Biedel (Navy Lieutenant Kevin Daly), Holley Fain (Audrey Daly), Gabriel Tigerman (Max Comey), Michelle Pierce (Breena Palmer), Emily Wickersham (NSA Analyst Eleanor “Ellie” Bishop), Kiara Muhammad (Kayla Vance), Akinsola Aribo (Jared Vance), Alyvia Alyn Lind (Emma Daly), Luke Colombero (Tommy Daly)

Director Vance has an unexpected house call from his estranged father-in-law. A mysterious illness wipes out children from military families, leaving Gibbs to find out the cause and Abby and Jimmy to determine the strain of illness, with help from the Naval Medical Research Center.



246 :11x12 - Kill Chain

First aired: Jan/07/2014
Writer: Christopher Silber
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Julie Ann Emery (Erin Pace), Susanna Thompson (Hollis Mann), Brandon Gibson (Hal Beem), Karan Oberoi (Benham Parsa), William de Vry (Navy Lieutenant Commander Stone), Margo Harshman (Delilah Fielding), Ravi Kapoor (Bashire Malik), Justin Cuomo (Navy Petty Officer First Class Daniel Coyne), Vanessa Garcia (Navy Petty Officer First Class Patrice Gates)

The NCIS team partner up with the Department of Defense when a drone linked to terrorist Parsa is stolen. This leads to an awkward encounter with Gibb's former girlfriend Hollis Mann. Time is of the essence to track the device down before it's used. McGee's girlfriend's black-tie gala event is coming up, but he's reluctant to book the time off.



247 :11x13 - Double Back

First aired: Jan/14/2014
Writer: Gina Lucita Monreal
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Wendy Makkena (Dr Rachel Cranston), Margo Harshman (Delilah Fielding), Alanna Ubach (NSA Senior Intelligence Analyst Sofia Martinez), Ravi Kapoor (Bashire Malik), Kovar McClure (NIS Special Agent Duke Turner), Carlton Wilborn (Marine Master Sergeant Charles Garrett), Jeff Galfer (CIA Case Officer Victor Hodge), Monica Lawson (Nurse 1)

Gibbs and the team track down one of Parsas' cohorts using evidence from the drone attack in an attempt to find the whereabouts of the terrorist. McGee struggles to cope emotionally after the incident.



248 :11x14 - Monsters and Men

First aired: Feb/04/2014
Writer: Jennifer Corbett Kroll
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Karan Oberoi (Benham Parsa), Nestor Serrano (NSA Supervisor Jeremy Marlens), Shishir Kurup (Khalil Farooq), Aaron Hill (Navy Seal Lieutenant William Blake), John Allen Nelson (JSOC Vice Admiral Lloyd Manditsky), Rob Evors (Navy Hull Technician Chief David Harketti), Adrián González (Watchstander)

Para's possible whereabouts are revealed when a port authority officer is murdered. Bishop is forced into revealing her past association with the terrorist.



249 :11x15 - Bulletproof

First aired: Feb/25/2014
Writer: Christopher J. Waild
Director: Leslie Libman
Guest star: Margo Harshman (Delilah Fielding), Sarah Aldrich (Karen Upline), Adrian LaTourelle (Benson Honeycutt), Jarrod Bailey (Chris Valley), Ki Hong Lee (Chris Hoffman), Challen Cates (Fay Gussman), Shannon Cochran (Mallory Linn), Kurt Yaeger (Freddie Linn)

When the team discovers fatal bulletproof vests, they race to track down the source of the vests. Things get much worse when some military mothers appear to have send their sons and daughters exra body armour.



250 :11x16 - Dressed to Kill

First aired: Mar/04/2014
Writer: George Schenck, Frank Cardea
Director: Thomas J. Wright
Guest star: Robert Wagner (Anthony DiNozzo Sr), Bess Armstrong (U.S. Senator Denise O’Hara), Hugo Armstrong (NCIS Special Agent Eugene Coyle), John Livingston (Will Pritchard), Aja Evans (Taylor), Desiree Hall (Jennifer Morrison), Everette Wallin (Navy Commander Lionel Saxon), Suzanne Quast (Liz Allen), Anthony Palermo (Nicholas “Nick” Bodeen A.K.A. Navy Commander)

After DiNozzo faces a man who is impersonating a Navy officer, he shoots and kills the man. The team investigates why the man pretended to be a Navy officer, and they have to rely on the information from the sole eyewitness of the shooting, DiNozzo's father. Meanwhile, Tony's father wants to reveal something to his son.



251 :11x17 - Rock and a Hard Place

First aired: Mar/18/2014
Writer: Steven D. Binder
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Susan Cremin (Vivian Sutton), Linc Hand (Navy Petty Officer First Class Damien Hunter), Javi Mulero (Earl Grieve), David Shatraw (Bobby Quinn), John Sloan (Luke Pischedda), Hank Harris (Denny Johnson A.K.A Nerdy Man), Joel Brooks (Ronnie Mustard), Keith Carradine (Manheim Gold), Justin Alston (NCIS Special Agent Holgate)

After a bomb detonates in the dressing room at a military charity concert, the NCIS team must determine if the target was a washed-up ‘80s rocker or if the bomb was part of a larger scheme. Meanwhile, Jimmy prepares for fatherhood.



252 :11x18 - Crescent City (Part I)

First aired: Mar/25/2014
Writer: Gary Glasberg
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Scott Bakula (NCIS Special Agent Dwayne Cassius Pride), Lucas Black (NCIS Special Agent Christopher Lasalle), Zoe McLellan (NCIS Special Agent Meredith “Merri” Brody), CCH Pounder (Jefferson Parish Coroner Doctor Loretta Wade), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Paige Turco (Linda), Vanessa Bell Calloway (Sally Hammond), D.C. Douglas (Tom Speakman), Andrew St. John (Navy Petty Officer Second Class Abraham Lycek), Kelsey Scott (FBI Senior Agent Lynette Doyle), Trav Lyons (Sheriff’s Deputy Kyle Travers)

When the body of Congressman Dan McLane, a former NCIS agent, washes ashore in New Orleans, Gibbs reunites with his former colleague, NCIS Special Agent Dwayne Cassius Pride, in a joint case between the two field offices and the FBI. The teams must work together to determine if the murder was politically based or linked to McLane’s most well-known case, the arrest of the Privileged Killer, a serial murderer who targeted military and public servants.



253 :11x19 - Crescent City (Part II)

First aired: Apr/01/2014
Writer: Gary Glasberg
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Scott Bakula (NCIS Special Agent Dwayne Cassius Pride), Lucas Black (NCIS Special Agent Christopher Lasalle), Zoe McLellan (NCIS Special Agent Meredith “Merri” Brody), CCH Pounder (Jefferson Parish Coroner Doctor Loretta Wade), Joe Spano (Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell), Stuart Margolin (Felix Betts), Chelcie Ross (Josef Hanlon), Drew Waters (Spencer Hanlon), Brit Shaw (Allison), Aaron Clifton Moten (Forensic Scientist Wendell Hobbs), Jen Nikolaisen (Navy Petty Officer Carla Meade), Nicole Pettis (Haley), Jimmy Deshler (Teenager), La'jessie Smith (Lamar), Garrett Kruithof (Maurice Drenault)

Gibbs and Special Agent Pride chase leads in New Orleans after evidence points to a copycat of the infamous Privileged Killer. Meanwhile, Bishop sends DiNozzo a special souvenir from the Crescent City, as DiNozzo, McGee and the FBI continue to track political connections to the case from D.C.



254 :11x20 - Page Not Found

First aired: Apr/08/2014
Writer: Christopher J. Waild
Director: Terrence O'Hara
Guest star: Margo Harshman (Delilah Fielding), Manoel Felciano (CIA Case Officer Jim Brisco), Richard Ruccolo (Ronald Troutman), Donny Boaz (Navy Lieutenant Kit Jones), Stephanie Nicole Lemelin (Melody Hanson), Olesya Rulin (Kim Troutman), Clayton Snyder (Sampson), Tom Everett (CIA Head of Intelligence Kirkwood Zaysen), Julia Cho (Ginger Uwanawich), Michelle Anne Johnson (DOD Counterintelligence Supervisor Emma Fisher), Erin Allin O'Reilly (Heidi Partridge)

After returning to her job at the Department of Defense, McGee’s girlfriend Delilah finds a break in a controversial case, prompting her to turn to the NCIS team for help. Meanwhile, McGee talks to DiNozzo about whether he should ask Delilah to move in.



255 :11x21 - Alleged

First aired: Apr/15/2014
Writer: Scott A. Williams
Director: Arvin Brown
Guest star: Kelli Williams (NCIS Special Agent Maureen Cabot), Liz Holtan (Navy Ensign Holly Farrell), Titus Makin, Jr. (Navy Ensign Thomas Burke), Andrew Lukich (Navy Commander Louis Wexler), Mike Foy (Eddie Patch), Adam Clark (Fred Johnson), Justin Prentice (Navy Ensign Michael Fox), Chastity Dotson (Former Navy Lieutenant Monica King), Miles Gaston Villanueva (Navy Lieutenant Junior Grade John Alexander), Scott Beehner (Milton), Anthony Tyler Quinn (Navy Commander Clarence Daniels), Burt Grinstead (Navy Lieutenant Junior Grade William Greco), Joseph Whipp (Old Man)

After a Navy officer is found dead on a rural road, the NCIS team must ascertain if the murder was the result of a bar fight or because he knew too much about an attack on a fellow female officer. Meanwhile, DiNozzo and McGee start a juice cleanse to purge their bodies of impurities.



256 :11x22 - Shooter

First aired: Apr/29/2014
Writer: Frank Cardea, George Schenck
Director: Dennis Smith
Guest star: Justin Chu Cary (Marine Staff Sergeant Martin “Shooter” Roe), David Mattey (Goliath), Blake Lindsley (Belinda Carter), Dean Cameron (Building Owner), Walter Perez (Army First Lieutenant Michael Waters), Matthew Arkin (Doctor Grahm Novak), Craig Parker (Army Jag Counsel Major Richard Huggins), Jeff Branson (Navy Commander Chad Hendricks), Charlie Schlacter (Lorin Davis), Chloe Lanier (Emma Carter), John R. Colley (Christopher Ramos)

When a Marine photographer disappears prior to providing his testimony in an Army court-martial hearing, the NCIS team investigates both the murder he witnessed as well as his current piece on military veterans who are homeless in the D.C. area. Meanwhile, Abby tries to help a young homeless woman reconnect with her family.



257 :11x23 - The Admiral's Daughter

First aired: May/06/2014
Writer: Steven D. Binder, Christopher Silber
Director: James Whitmore, Jr.
Guest star: Meg Chambers Steedle (Amanda Kendall), Daniel Hugh Kelly (Admiral Kendall), Maite Schwartz (French Inspector Isabelle Chablis), Abhi Sinha (Khan), Senta Moses (Company receptionist), Medalion Rahimi (Iranian terrorist), Margarita Kallas (Amanda's friend), Jonathan Roumie (Officer Gerard), Joseph Zinsman (Amir Askari)

Director Vance gives DiNozzo a special assignment to bring home an Admiral’s daughter from Paris, but he must turn to his NCIS team for help after he enters a controversial crime scene.



258 :11x24 - Honor Thy Father

First aired: May/13/2014
Writer: Gary Glasberg, Gina Lucita Monreal
Director: Tony Wharmby
Guest star: Billy Dee Williams (Leroy Jethro Moore), Marco Sanchez (Alejandro Rivera), Clare Carey (Ann Gibbs), Rob Norton (Young Jackson Gibbs), Micah Tayloe Owens (Young Gibbs)

The NCIS team investigates whether a fire on a U.S. Navy ship that served as a secret detention site for indicted terrorists was accidental or an intentional diversion for an escape. Meanwhile, Gibbs travels to his childhood home following news of his father’s passing.



259 :12x01 - 20 Clicks

First aired: Sep/23/2014



260 :12x02 - Kill The Messenger

First aired: Sep/30/2014



261 :12x03 - So It Goes

First aired: Oct/07/2014