Navy petty officer Jerry Neisler goes missing, Deputy DA Gail Walsh gets NCIS's help to retrieve him before a mob murder trial is which his testimony is crucial. Thanks to Texan turkey trivia, he's found among hunters in a Virgia woodland. Neisler fled after two death threats with scary proof and believes to be betrayed by the D.A.'s office, so Gibs takes him home without telling her and finds his psycho-analytic heritage annoys everyone at NCIS. Meanwhile the team works out who wants and can have Jerrykilled and why, which proves confusing as it concerns several cases and more potential suspects. Meanwhile Tony is uncharacteristically professional, even dry stick. Finally, a most unorthodox protection intervention is required. Written by
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A message appears after the final scene. "Happy Holidays to the men and women who protect and serve our country at home and abroad." See more
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P.O. Jerry Neisler
[to Gibbs and Ziva
When you started flashing my photo - she's got the eyes of a killer and you, with that suit, I figured I was dead.