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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Did You Know?


When Abby says "Ugh, I could never wear contact lenses.. Just the thought of sticking my finger in my eye", she says the last two words like "me e'e", in the same style as Ducky did in his toast in the last episode of season 4, NCIS: Angel of Death (2007) ("with a teardrop in it's e'e"). See more »


When McGee is investigating the doctor who wrote the prescription for Phenelzine, the name on the pill bottle reads "FLEMING, NEIL M.D.", but when McGee types the name into the computer, it says "Dr. Neil Flemming" (with two M's). See more »


NCIS Director Jenny Shepard: [watching McGee in interrogation] Well, McGee's got your mad act down.
Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs: Almost.
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References No Way Out (1987) See more »


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