NCIS: Season 5, Episode 8

Designated Target (13 Nov. 2007)
"NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service" Designated Target (original title)

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While a Navy rear admiral rides in a taxi, two motorcyclists, using silenced pistols, execute both men; Gibbs and company investigate. Ducky says that the target was the driver, who was a political refugee from Burundi. The gang solve it.

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While a Navy rear admiral rides in a taxicab, two motorcyclists, using silenced pistols, execute both him and the cabbie; Gibbs and company investigate. Abby starts a new program, and McGee receives unusual calls. Ducky says that the target was the driver, not the admiral, because the bad guys pulled one of his teeth and lifted the fingerprints on his right hand. The driver was a political refugee who, seven years before, immigrated into the US from Burundi (in East Africa). The hackie remains a John Doe, but the gang identify a distinct trend. The team narrow their attention to a suspect, whom they find shot to death as a motorcycle zips away; they keep going, and they work it out. Written by DocRushing

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Stephen Lee, who played the taxi dispatcher, played in the first few episodes of the TV show "Dark Angel", along with Micheal Weatherly. See more »

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Abby identifies the shell casings at the crime scene as coming from either a GLOCK or Beretta. The striker from the GLOCK and firing pin of the Beretta each leave a distinctly different looking mark on the primer of the shell casing. A forensic scientist (especially one of Abby's ability) would not confuse the two. See more »

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Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs: [after noticing lipstick on McGee's collar] Good for you, Tim. Good for you. Just don't ever get married.
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References Taxi (1978) See more »

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