NCIS investigates the death of a retired Navy officer who's son was convicted of a murder 16 years before. A flawed forensic test from that time can prove whether the son was the real murderer or innocent of the crime.
DiNozzo is reunited with his ex-girlfriend, Jeanne Benoit, when insurgents in Sudan attack a group of volunteer doctors, including her husband. DiNozzo and McGee travel to the crime scene for the joint murder and kidnapping case and join the search for the missing doctors. Jon Cryer and Scottie Thompson return.
A Petty Officer, accused of killing an ex-girlfriend, is set free on mistrial. Professing to be innocent he asks NCIS to investigate and if necessary court martial him. Bishop and her husband have marital problems.