NCIS: Season 2, Episode 13

The Meat Puzzle (8 Feb. 2005)
"NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service" The Meat Puzzle (original title)

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The mysterious "meat puzzles" left for NCIS are identified, leading to one of Ducky's old cases and a former convict who wants revenge.



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Episode cast overview:
Jonathan Hanlan
Mary Hanlan
Fred Hanlan
Morgan Weisser ...
Vincent Hanlan
Jeffrey Wilson
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Jimmy Palmer's observation a great toe belongs with the fingers of one of three corpses they are reconstructing, which were thoroughly dissected, unidentifiable without dental records because it was used as surgical thumb replacement makes Ducky suspect one deceased must be Baltimore D.A. Michael Grant, missing for eight months after an Appalachian hiking. A month later judge Roland Davis disappeared, who presided over the jury trial in which Grant obtained, after Ducky's testimony, a homicide conviction for med student Vincent Hanlan, a would be medical examiner, who served eight years and died in a car accident shortly after. The other corpses are identified as Davis and the jury foreman Carl Foss, missing since summer. Hanlan however was buried a year ago, so suspicion falls to his parents, morticians Fred and Mary, and brother, taxidermist Jonathan, who survived Vincent's accident. Tony gets stuck with a long first shift minding Ducky's demented ma Mrs. Vanessa Mallard and her ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Kate asks Gibbs what Ducky looked like when he was younger. Gibbs replies, "Illya Kuryakin." This is the name of the character David McCallum played in The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964). See more »


(at around 30 mins) During an establishing shot of Dr. Mallard's home when DiNozzo arrives to watch Mrs. Mallard a large lighting fixture can be seen on the upper balcony with a diffusion screen attached in front. See more »


Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs: [a particularly uncooperative mother of a suspect is blocking a doorway] I have the right to break down that door, and *anything* in my way.
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References The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964) See more »


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