NCIS: Season 1, Episode 15

Enigma (24 Feb. 2004)
"NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service" Enigma (original title)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime
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A Marine colonel disappears during an ambush in Iraq, as does $2M in cash; he re-enters the US under an assumed name; the FBI seeks him, and so does Gibbs, with whom he served while on active duty. Gibbs finds him and figures it out.



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Episode cast overview:
Colonel Mike Granger
Lieutenant David Cameron
Barton Tinapp ...
Agent Cobb
Marine Colonel Will Ryan
FBI Agent Carlson
Surveillance Technician


During an ambush in Iraq a Marine colonel disappeared, and his driver died, while moving $2M of Saddam Hussein's cash; the money likewise disappeared; the colonel has since re-entered the US under an assumed name; the FBI now places him on its most-wanted list. Gibbs had previously served under the same colonel while on active duty in the Corps; he now tries to find him before the FBI does. The team check out an old cabin of the colonel, where they find the body of a young man, and where Gibbs finds a bomb, which soon explodes; then the pursuits begin. Fornell gets a warrant for the arrest of Gibbs, but Gibbs breaks the case, stays free, and gets help for the colonel. Written by DocRushing

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[about Tony's ex-girlfriend]
Agent Caitlin 'Kate' Todd: So what happened?
Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo: She broke into my apartment and filled my closet with dog crap.
Agent Caitlin 'Kate' Todd: Ha! Really? I knew there was a reason I liked her.
Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo: I still have her number. Maybe you two can get together and boil rabbits or something.
Agent Caitlin 'Kate' Todd: Not my style, Tony. I would just shoot you.
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