On a sidewalk in Washington, DC, a displeased former fiancée stabs to death a Navy boatswain's mate first-class; Gibbs and company investigate; they quickly find the assailant nearby. While the gang work on-site, a different woman shouts at Ducky in Dari (a.k.a. Farsi), and, grabbing and using the murder weapon, stabs him through one hand and escapes into the crowd of spectators. A translator says that the woman accused Ducky of having killed her brother; Ducky readily agrees that he did so; Abby identifies the woman as an Afghan immigrant, who has now obtained refuge in the Afghan embassy. Ducky surrenders at the Afghan embassy to face charges for an incident while Ducky served in Afghanistan 30 years ago in the Royal Army Medical Corps. Gibbs obtains and uses information obtained from a CIA operative. Conversations at the embassy result in the release of Ducky and the withdrawal of charges. Written by
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"Mr. Pain" is played by 'W. Morgan Sheppard'. The "Mr. Pain" in the 30-year-old 8mm film is played by Mark Sheppard
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People are wearing coats and the cold is explicitly commented on. But the trees outside the office window and over the victim's body are in full leaf, which would be impossible in winter in the Washington DC area. See more
Special Agent Jethro Gibbs
Dr. Donald 'Ducky' Mallard
For the crime, Jethro. For the act, there is no forgiveness.
Remember the Forgotton Ones
Written by Dominic Kelly
Performed by Dominic Kelly
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