Chief petty officer Jack Vale hits a police car and while dying writes NCIS in his blood. The cops accidentally arrested a man with ID as John T. Stevens, who is identified by fingerprints as ex-Spetnaz Russian terrorist Nikolai Puchenko. Vale's last call was to report Puchenko? Ducky finds the bullet missing, but no exit hole. Vale has a CIA undercover past to chase arms dealers. Gibbs gets NCIS Agent Mike Franks, who investigated that case. Home Security agent Roy Carver demands Puchenko as his undercover operative. Accomplice Arkady Kobach is feared. Written by
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Russian-American recording artist Marina V served as a Russian-language Technical Advisor to Mark Harmon and Cote De Pablo, translated several dialogues and taught the actors to pronounce Russian words. See more
In the opening scene, the cops take the suspect out of his car. One of the cops reaches in and takes out the gun that the suspect was sitting on and picks it up, getting his own fingerprints all over it. See more