At a hotel in Washington, a homeless hero Marine veteran falls to his death, and a maid finds the body of a 14-year-old girl. Gibbs and company investigate; Ducky, Abby, and McGee help, Lee goes undercover, and the team find the bad guys.



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Davey Chen
Andy Nelson (as Jonathan Woodward)
Congressman Frank Getz
Luis Romero


While Tony and Ziva protect the director at a reception at a hotel in Washington, DC, Ziva tackles her and gets her out of the way of a man who falls to his death on a table of food; Gibbs and company investigate. The man was a homeless veteran and a Marine carrying a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart with two stars. Gibbs meets a congressman and his aide. A maid finds the nude body of a 14-year-old girl at the same hotel. Ducky says that the girl recently came from China. Abby gets two good surprises, Palmer engages in deception, and Lee goes undercover. McGee gives good directions. The team figure it out, and they find not only the bad guys but also a bunch of girls. Written by DocRushing

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The Greenbrier, site of the trade show Abby attends, is in White Sulphur Springs, WV. This is about a 4 hour drive from Washington, DC. See more »


When Tony puts away the big greasy hamburger the box is closed but when he opens the drawer to get it out the box is open. See more »


NCIS Director Jenny Shepard: Our gate crasher was a Marine. Sergeant Brian Wright. The hotel was in lockdown, and he wasn't a registered guest. He took a dive from up there somewhere. SECDEF staff are worried that it was an attempt on the life of their boss.
Special Agent Jethro Gibbs: Are we worried?
NCIS Director Jenny Shepard: If it was an assassination attempt, he's a lousy assassin. He used his body as a weapon and missed by seventy-five feet.
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Courtesy of Screw the Pooch ASCAP
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