An internet service provider (ISP) in or near Washington, DC, goes down, and a gunfight breaks out at the ISP facility, then electric power goes down in a cascade manner throughout the entire metro area; a woman Navy lieutenant dies, so Gibbs and company investigate, using old-fashioned methods. The victim was a proud third-generation member of the Navy. Abby provides a lead to a car, which leads to an ocean shipping container, which yields clues; Abby also makes a manual hard-copy fingerprint match, which leads to two more bodies and another string of surprises. With the help of another woman Naval officer, the gang fit the pieces together and grab the real bad guy behind everything, then the juice comes back on, and life goes on. Written by
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When they arrest the criminal, Gibbs tells Tony "Book 'im, Dano." Tony comments "Nice Hawaii 5-0 reference." With the crossover between the updated Hawaii 5-0 and NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS and the new Hawaii 5-0 take place in the same world. See more
When the power is restored at the end of the show the computer displays return to a fully operational state without going through a boot up sequence, revealing that the monitor signal had simply been reconnected. See more
Emma had to do it, right? She didn't have a choice.
Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs
No, she had a choice... That's what makes her a hero.
At the very end of the opening credits, which shows a car driving on Pennsylvania Ave SE towards the Capitol Building, the street lights then the city's other lights go out, depicting the power outage that took place in the prologue. See more