NCIS: Season 5, Episode 5

Leap of Faith (23 Oct. 2007)
"NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service" Leap of Faith (original title)

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A Navy lieutenant threatens to jump from an 11th-floor ledge in Washington; the Metro PD calls the NCIS; Gibbs and company respond and investigate; Gibbs talks the man out of jumping, then someone shoots him. With help the gang find a mole.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Navy Capt. Roger Walsh
Dr. Neil Fleming (as Robin Thomas)
Dana Arnett
Lt Michael Arnett
John Vickery ...
Interpol Inspector Hugh Benson


In Washington, DC, a man, Michael, on an 11th-floor ledge, threatens to jump; the Metro PD calls the NCIS; Gibbs and company respond and investigate; Abby says that Michael is a Navy lieutenant. Gibbs goes onto the ledge and talks with Michael, who gives Gibbs a hand and allows him to help him back down; then someone shoots the jumper, who falls to the ground and dies; the gang continues to investigate. Tony and McGee speak with Michael's civilian shrink; Abby says that the last call to Michael's cellphone originated in the headquarters of the NCIS; the Gibbs team temporarily gets another member. The gang identify a mole and catch it, then Gibbs makes a difficult telephone call. Written by DocRushing

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The number for Gibbs' cellphone is listed as +1-202-345-6905. See more »


When McGee is checking on Dr Flemming, the computer screen says, "AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL USE ONLY. VIOLATERS WILL BE PROSECUTED". The word "violators" is misspelled. See more »


Officer Ziva David: [re: Gibbs giving Abby a bouquet of black roses] Is that what you get for turning down the job offer?
Abby Sciuto: No, for solving the case.
Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo: I believe those are for me, then, because I solved the case.
Special Agent Timothy McGee: But Abby ran the photo recognition that ID'd Lt. Arnett.
Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo: I risked my life hanging off a wall.
Officer Ziva David: She discovered the drug interaction that made Arnett suicidal.
Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo: I suggested we run the wife's DNA.
Special Agent Timothy McGee: Against a National Database of Felons. Dead end. Abby went the extra step and compared it to the Interpol Database.
Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo: I ...
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References Body Heat (1981) See more »


Written by Dominic Kelly
Performed by Dominic Kelly
Courtesy of Screw the Pooch ASCAP
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