NCIS: Season 2, Episode 23

Twilight (24 May 2005)
"NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service" Twilight (original title)

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Tony returns early, in time to rejoin the team in an investigation of a shooting of two Naval aviators. Tony finds a bomb, then it explodes; Gibbs says that someone has again tried to kill the NCIS gang, which loses one of their members.



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Episode cast overview:
Rex Eberlee (as Ben Parrillo)
Navy Lt. Dean Westfall
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Navy Lt. Curtis Janssen


Tony returns from sick leave a week early, just in time to rejoin the team in an investigation near Fredericksburg. A man has stopped two off-duty Naval aviators in a car and has killed them by putting three rounds from a pistol into each of them; the shooter wore a uniform and drove a car, both of the Virginia State Police. Tony finds a bomb, then it explodes; Gibbs says that someone has again tried to kill the NCIS gang. Fornell says that Ari is back in the country to kill Gibbs, who drinks coffee with Ari, who tries to kill him but fails again. The team follow a stolen radio-controlled drone, seeking to defeat it; they become involved in a gunfight, and they lose one of their members. Written by DocRushing

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In Abby's Lab when the team is going over the schematics for the drone, Abby mentions to Kate about her nightmare and Kate says it's just Bete Noir. Bete Noir was the name of the episode where Ari was introduced. See more »


When being helped back to her feet after she was hit in the vest, Kate says that she was shot at "point blank range". A former secret service agent would not make such a mistake; she was shot from several metres away, no where near point blank. See more »


[Tony returns from sick leave a week early, and finds Kate and McGee ignoring him]
Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo: Maybe I *did* die.
Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs: Feel that?
Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo: Feel what?
[Gibbs slaps Tony's head]
Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo: Ow!
Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs: [smirking] You're still alive. Welcome back, DiNozzo.
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The ending of this episode was "announced" a year before
20 March 2007 | by (Portsmouth, NH) – See all my reviews

After viewing all the episodes (DVD) of season 1 and season 2 we were shown a not too obvious "hint" of how "Twilight" would end at the very beginning of "Reveille".

When I saw it (episode 1.23) it just seemed like a bad dream.

"Bete Noir" (i.e. nightmare) is also a recurring reference. The term gets mentioned in 2 episodes as well as being the title of one episode.

I don't want to spoil things for anybody that hasn't seen this episode.

Let's just say that NCIS as a series is much more realistic than most TV series are. The "good guy" does not always win in the end.

Sad but true.

I think that is why I feel that NCIS deserves such high marks and is worthwhile recommending to others. The pace is much faster than most TV shows. There is never a dull moment.

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