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NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (original title)
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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 (330 episodes, 2003-2017)
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 Abby Sciuto (318 episodes, 2003-2017)
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 Donald Mallard (318 episodes, 2003-2017)
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 Anthony DiNozzo (305 episodes, 2003-2016)
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 Timothy McGee (303 episodes, 2003-2017)
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 Jimmy Palmer (219 episodes, 2004-2017)
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 Leon Vance (210 episodes, 2008-2017)
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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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Trivia

Special Agent Caitlin "Kate" Todd was the first agent other than Gibbs to conduct a solo interrogation. 1x21: Split Decision. See more »

Goofs

In S3:E2 "Kill Ari, Part 2", the license plate on Ari's SUV is shown as a Virginia tag# 724 TJA. In S3:E11 "Model Behavior", the same tag is shown on the medical examiner's truck. Additionally, since the ME truck is an official federal government vehicle, it would have US Government, not state, tags. See more »

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[repeated line]
Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs: You think, DiNozzo?
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Crazy Credits

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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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.63 (2014) See more »

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Keeps getting better
8 June 2004 | by (San Francisco, California) – See all my reviews

This has become my favorite regular show on the main networks. The stories are good enough to keep me watching and the character interplay can be quite amusing at times. Gibbs is great...watching the others react to him makes me chuckle. Abby is perfectly believable, despite the goth overtones...she is strong, smart, yet still sexy and feminine. I think Pauley Perette was the ideal actress to cast. The writing seems to continue at an even keel...if nothing else getting better as more episodes are shown. I think the producers have a hit here. I go back each week. Definitely worth your time...even if it means taping or tivo'ing it (which I do)...something to look forward to when I can't make 8:00 on Tuesday.


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