NCIS (2003– )
8.2/10
402
1 user

Patriot Down 

The body of an NCIS agent turns up in a bonfire on a beach near the US Naval Academy after celebrations just before graduation; Gibbs and company learn also about a rape of a sailor, and Gibbs goes to see Franks in Mexico. [Continued.]

Director:

Writers:

(created by), (created by) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Watch Now

From $1.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Alejandro Rivera
...
Jason Paul Dean
...
...
...
...
NCIS Special Agent Emil Mineoux
...
Marshall Tomko
Edit

Storyline

A human body, almost completely consumed, turns up in a burned-out bonfire on a beach near the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, after celebrations just before graduation; Gibbs and company investigate; McGee's thumbprint scanner identifies the victim as Special Agent Lara Macy, on personal leave from her post in Marseille, France. Gibbs and McGee visit Lara's mother, who tells them that a man had already rifled through Lara's papers at the family house. Lara had begun to look into the rape of a woman petty officer from a visiting ship in Marseille; the gang continue to do so, and they find the rapists. Abby speaks with Gibbs frankly and empathetically. Gibbs and MAllison have an intense chat, Vance advises her to listen, and Gibbs goes to Mexico, where Franks has run into trouble. [To be continued.] Written by DocRushing

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-PG
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 May 2010 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When Dinozzo and David are interviewing PO2 Borrows on the Majestic, she has an Enlisted Surface Warfare device on her Coveralls. In the next scene, when she is at NCIS, there is no Enlisted Surface Warfare insignia on her NSUs. See more »

Quotes

Abby Sciuto: I owe you everything. You're Gibbs. No one needs to know the truth about the Hernandez investigation. I am willing to do *anything* for you. I just need you to tell me what to do.
Special Agent Jethro Gibbs: No you don't, Abs. I've only ever needed you to do one thing.
Abby Sciuto: My job. But it's different - this time. It has to be, right?
Special Agent Jethro Gibbs: No, it doesn't.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in NCIS: Los Angeles: Burned (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Ain't No Grave (Can Hold My Body Down)
By Johnny Cash
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Deception
8 March 2011 | by See all my reviews

The second part of a four-episode arc builds upon the emotional torque of the first one that centered on Abby and Gibbs' daughter - father-like relationship. Now, the momentum increases as pieces start to come together and things start to look rather bleak. So bleak, that the resolution of the previous episode's cliffhanger has to be postponed. Again, the case of the week works well together with the arc plot, and like in the first part, we get a fan-pleasing guest star.

The case of the week turns out to be a rather complex one, which is a definite plus. Meanwhile, the arc plot delivers turns which, unless the writers make the characters forget about them in Season 8, will affect the inter-character dynamic permanently. Also, turns out the big picture is not what it has seemed to be. Whether this was planned all the way from the beginning of Season 7 or whether it is a case of Retconning does not matter: the result works. And then, as a counterpart for the previous episode, the episode ends up on an action-based cliffhanger, as opposed to an emotional one. Great stuff, another 8/10.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

Paul Scheer on Why There Are No Bad Movies

Paul Scheer discusses The Disaster Artist and his love of awesomely bad movies. Plus, we dive into the origins of midnight movies and explore how The Room became a cult classic.

Watch now