Gibbs and McGee conclude that the CIA was countering their investigation for LaGrenouille at the director's expense so he probably is their agent, but Abby sees she failed to delete the result of the identity check: her father who was presumed dead. Then she discloses that Tony DiNozzo is on assignment dating the spy's daughter, Dr. Jeanne Benoit. Shortly after DiNozzo's car explodes, Ducky's autopsy proves the burned corpse isn't Tony. Shortly after, another survivor turns up at NCIS... Written by
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Ducky remarks that the body in Tony's car couldn't be his because it didn't have the plague. This is a reference to what happened in NCIS: SWAK
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Before Tony's car explodes, the team is in MTAC tracking him on "DC traffic cams". When Gibbs and the team arrive at the scene of the explosion, they approach the car, shot in slow motion. In the background is a clear shot of the U.S. Bank Tower - the tallest building in Los Angeles, where the scene was actually shot. See more
Special Agent Jethro Gibbs
[after La Grenouille leaves Jenny's house
If the weapon was loaded and I wasn't here, would you have pulled the trigger?
NCIS Director Jenny Shepard
I guess we'll never know.