In Navy family housing in Norfolk, Virginia, a mother finds a revolver among the personal stuff of her 12-year-old son, Noah; base authorities send the piece to the NCIS; Abby learns that the handgun was recently fired, and that the barrel bears human brain tissue; Gibbs and company investigate. Gibbs, Tony, McGee, and Ziva check the house and talk with Noah and two friends; the conversations lead to a search for a body; Tony, McGee, the boys, and their mothers find the right spot, and McGee finds maggots, a remnant of an ear, and tire tracks; not far away Tony spots the body of a local bully. Meanwhile Abby learns that the gun has been used in three crimes; the gang trace its history; later Abby says that there's another victim. Gibbs recognizes a familiar face; Tony and Ziva find the last body; Gibbs and McGee learn the details about both recent deaths. Written by
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When the team find out the name of one of the suspects in the chain or the 'possessed gun' as Abby calls it. They find out it was owned by Eddie Felson and Tony states that its the same name as Paul Newman's character in the Hustler. He then quotes, "His hair was perfect," which is in fact a quote by Tom Cruise from The Color of Money. See more
Ziva David, Mossad Liaison
Why is it always the case that when two people struggle over a gun, one person never shoots the other? The gun miraculously just goes off.
NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs
Abby said it was an evil gun.
References The Hustler
Written by Richard Wolf
and Brian Wayy See more