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NCIS 

NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (original title)
The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington DC Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs.
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 Leroy Jethro Gibbs (315 episodes, 2003-2016)
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 Abby Sciuto (315 episodes, 2003-2016)
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 Donald Mallard (315 episodes, 2003-2016)
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 Anthony DiNozzo (305 episodes, 2003-2016)
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 Timothy McGee (300 episodes, 2003-2016)
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 Jimmy Palmer (216 episodes, 2004-2016)
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 Leon Vance (207 episodes, 2008-2016)
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 Ziva David (191 episodes, 2005-2016)
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Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs is the leader of a team of special agents belonging to the NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service) Major Case Response Team. Gibbs, a former Marine, is a tough investigator and a highly skilled interrogator who relies on his gut instinct as much as evidence. Gibbs' second in command is Senior Field Agent Tony DiNozzo, a womanizing, movie-quoting former Baltimore Homicide Detective, who despite being the class clown always gets the job done. The team also consists of probationary field agent Eleanor Bisbop, a former NSA agent, as well as Junior Field Agent Timothy McGee, a computer-savvy agent often mocked by DiNozzo. Assisting them are Abby Sciuto, the energetic-but-Goth lab tech who is like a daughter to Gibbs, and Dr. Donald Mallard, nicknamed Ducky, the eccentric medical examiner full of unusual stories. This team of elite agents, based in Washington, D.C., solve criminal cases involving Marine and Navy personnel and their families, sometimes ... Written by NCIS Lover

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Multiple times, Gibbs would comment that a shooter would "police their brass". This is a term for picking up expended casings off the ground. See more »

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The team's office is located within the District of Columbia. Many episodes begin with the team working at their desks and Gibbs saying "Grab your gear. We're headed for (Norfolk or Virginia Beach)." Without traffic, this drive takes from 4-5 hours, as it is close to 250 miles, but the team always seems to be there in time for lunch. See more »

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Officer Ziva David: Well, you know what they say. You cannot make an omelet without breaking a few legs
Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo: She's never making me breakfast.
Special Agent Timothy McGee: Uh, Ziva, it's 'without breaking a few eggs.'
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This definition appears in the opening credits of season 1; The Naval Criminal Investigation Service [NCIS] is a worldwide federal law enforcement organization whose mission is to protect and serve the Navy and Marine Corps and their families. To counter the evolving threats NCIS has implemented a new proactive strategic plan which emphasizes the following priorities; -Prevent terrorism and related hostile acts against DoN forces and installments -Protect DoN systems and information against compromise -Reduce criminal activity and mitigate the impact on Navy and Marine Corps operational readiness See more »

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Something For Everyone
11 May 2006 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Being a big Dark Angel fan (at least a Season One Dark Angel fan), my main reason for watching NCIS originally was Michael Weatherly. Seeing how he could play someone so different from Logan Cale was fascinating for me. That fact that Mark Harmon (whom I've always enjoyed watching)and David McCallum (fan of the Shaphire and Steel program)were also in the program was a bonus. My sister in law is a Mark Harmon fan, so she got something out of the program and everybody (my father included) loves Abby. This is a program that everyone in the family can get something out of. The occasional Dark Angel reference thrown in adds to my fun. (i.e William Gregory Lee who played Zack in Dark Angel was a guest star and was the actor who played Logan's Uncle Jonas)


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