A family crypt in a mausoleum explodes when unsealed; Gibbs and company investigate; Ducky says that parts of at least three skeletons occupied the vault. The team identify and check out a suspect, and Gibbs and Hollis get a major surprise.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Len Grady
Natalie Dalton
Marine EOD Sgt. Dan Trask
Former Marine LCPL Lloyd Jackson
Kenneth Dixon
Jacob Torrance


When two workers open a crypt in the mausoleum of a fictional national cemetery in Virginia (to prepare for the interment of the remains of a young Marine in the family vault), the tomb explodes; Gibbs and company investigate; Ducky explains the physics of the explosion, and he later, after reassembling assorted parts of at least three skeletons from the chamber, suggests that Gibbs needs to start seeking a mass murderer. Abby, in a lousy mood, says that the parts are from five different people. Gibbs and Hollis open two more crypts and find more parts. The team identify and check out a suspect, and Gibbs and Abby work out a problem, then Gibbs and Hollis get a major surprise. Written by DocRushing

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27 February 2007 (USA)  »

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Abby mentions her boyfriend Marty breaking up with her. This came up as the actor who played him (Michael Gilden) committed suicide in December several months before. See more »


There is a scene where Ducky and Jimmy Palmer are organizing the bones in the autopsy room. At first they believe they have two bodies, a man and a woman, and they are announcing unique body parts as they place them on the respective tables. Jimmy says, "right hand" and places a right hand, then Ducky says, "right hand" and picks up a right hand as he talks about the death of an African king. But after a cut, he is clearly shown holding a left hand and carrying it across autopsy. Then a bit later Ducky says "right hand" again and is shown picking up a third right hand. See more »


Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo: I couldn't help but notice how quiet it is in here, Where's the music?
Abby Sciuto: I just wasn't in the mood.
Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo: Anything... you wanna... talk about?
Abby Sciuto: Why would there be?
Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo: Yeah... i don't know... it's just that McGee just said that you weren't acting like yourself, and so I thought...
Abby Sciuto: Oh, so you guys have been talking about me?
Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo: Yeah... No... We're wondering... if there was anything bothering you...
Abby Sciuto: You wanna know what bothers me? It BOTHERS ME when people gossip about other people behind their backs! Do you ...
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