The US Marines are staging a small show in Central Park. During one of their games, a young boy finds the body of a noncommissioned officer. The Marine was highly decorated having served in many campaigns. The absence of any defensive wounds is puzzling to Mac Taylor as the victim was a very strong, well trained and combat hardened Marine. The second case involves a burnt body inside a car. Facial reconstruction reveals a shocking answer. The victim a familiar face. Written by
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Danny and Mac investigate the death of a Marine; in reality, this case would have been investigated by the NCIS (Naval Crime Investigative Service) team. While Mac and Sid examine the marine's body - the chest moves! The dead guy is actually breathing! The ship used in the episode was The Intrepid. Gary Sinise wanted Fleet Week to be depicted on the show because of Mac Taylor's war service. Aiden is identified using facial reconstruction something that according to Season 1 Episode 3 American Dreamers she loves doing! See more
About halfway through the episode, when Danny is updating Mac on the Marine case in Mac's office, Danny says, "The vic[tim] was playing the shell game in Times Square at 9 p.m. and was found dead in Central Park at midnight." However, the Marine died around midnight, he was not found at that time. His body was discovered by the boy around 11 a.m. (Mac says in the beginning that he had been dead for approximately 11 hours). See more
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That woman burned beyond recognition in your car, was a *detective*!
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Written by Jeff MacDonald
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