Tony and Ziva go to the home of a woman Navy lieutenant and cryptologist; they find her dead, apparently by suicide. Gibbs and the gang find evidence of murder instead; after pursuing the wrong clues, they lose a mole but catch the killer.



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Episode cast overview:
Jenny Shepard (credit only)
Captain Kevin Dorn
Ron Levinson
Lt. Keira Napleton
Officer Jack Lyon


While searching for a mole, Tony and Ziva go to the home of a woman Navy lieutenant and cryptologist; they find her shot to death, apparently by suicide; Gibbs and the gang investigate. Abby shows that a second person was present when the victim died, and McGee traces the pistol to a workmate of the victim. An item has disappeared from the workshop, but Gibbs finds it. Fingerprints implicate a member of the staff of an embassy in Washington, but the suspect has diplomatic immunity; McGee learns that the suspect is about to leave the USA. Gibbs feels uneasy, so he gets Abby to do some more lab work, which pays off, then Gibbs loses the mole but arrests the killer. Written by DocRushing

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Did You Know?


Scott Paulin (cpt. Dorn) also played A recurring role in the NCIS mother show JAG See more »


Gibbs interviewing "the nerd" has the green folder on top in front of him, but when the camera angle changes, the green folder is underneath an A4 writing pad, until Gibbs then separates the two and lays them side by side. See more »


[as Gibbs leads Mrs. Mallard back into Autopsy]
Mrs. Victoria Mallard: You may not believe this, but Donald was the cutest little child! He had long, curly blond hair, everyone thought he was a girl until he was twelve...
Mrs. Victoria Mallard: When his voice changed.
Dr. Donald Mallard: Mr. Palmer, will you please chain my mother to the chair while I tell Agent Gibbs what I've found?
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References Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) See more »


Soul Fracture
Written by Dominic Kelly
Performed by Dominic Kelly
Courtesy of Addax Music Company
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