Someone shoots and kills the executive officer (XO) of a Naval vessel, a commander, in his own stateroom; Gibbs and company investigate. However, a shrink (a persistent and presumptuous one) arrives to conduct mandatory psychologic evaluations for all members of the gang, and she accompanies them aboard the ship. Ziva recognizes the spent brass as Russian. Word of the murder spreads fast, for seven international journalists are aboard as guests; one reporter makes a confession and reveals a potential powder keg. The team continue, and they eventually find the solution. Meanwhile, the shrink also continues, eliciting a number of flashbacks, mostly related to Kate Todd, a former member and special agent. Eventually Tony and Gibbs realize who the shrink is, then she submits her report to the director. Written by
Did You Know?
As the Dr. and McGee enter the houses to search it, the Dr. makes a comment about there being "no clowns on the walls" and that being a good sign. This is referencing John Wayne Gacy, a serial killer who dressed as Pogo the Clown and was known as the Killer Clown. See more
While in her lab, talking to Gibbs, Abby says that the ammunition used was 25mm which is one inch. The caliber had previously been declared to be .25 which is 1/4 of an inch. Huge difference, and not an error the character would have made. See more
Dr. Rachel Cranston
You've been better at letting go than I have.
Special Agent Jethro Gibbs
You don't forget. You just move on.