The body of a petty officer shows up in a hot tub; Gibbs and company investigate; Ducky sees an unusual clue; Abby finds a link to the Royal Navy. A Royal Marine major and a CIA agent prove to be something else. The gang catch the bad guy.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Royal Marine Major Peter Malloy
Loretta Tennison
Tara Bick
Navy Chief Petty Officer Jason Crosby
Vector Control Worker
Captain Jamison


Two civilians find the body of a Navy petty officer first-class, submerged in a backyard hot tub; Gibbs and company investigate; Ducky sees an unusual clue. The widow fills in Tony and Ziva, and Abby makes a significant discovery, implicating a ship of the Royal Navy. Gibbs takes a strong dislike to a major in the Royal Marines; however, Ziva asks the major to "do a quickie". Tony and Ziva find an important valve handwheel, and Gibbs gains an advantage by using a pipe wrench. The ship leaves port, but the major stays behind, and the major turns out to be something else, as does a special agent of the CIA. Vance tells Gibbs to cool it; Gibbs takes a different tack, and he finds a visitor when he returns home. The gang trace missing money; they figure out who killed the sailor, and who stole the money, then they nab the person responsible. Tony sets off an alarm. Written by DocRushing

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12 October 2010 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


The money launderers last name is Dufrane this may be a reference to Shawshank Redemption. See more »


When Ziva and Tony are waiting for the Major, Tony says "what is it about the brits? Jagger, Bono, Beatles, Bond". Bono is not British but Irish. See more »


Royal Marine Major Peter Malloy: Oh, bad news, I'm afraid. British Fleet Command and CENTCOM has requested that we leave immediately. Tell your Agent Gibbs, I am sorry.
[Malloy walks away. Ziva walks after him]
Ziva David: Well, takes a big ship several minutes to get underway. - Couldn't we just do a quickie?
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References I Love Lucy (1951) See more »


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Peter Malloy??
12 June 2013 | by (United States Minor Outlying Islands) – See all my reviews

This was a good episode. Interesting to have some interaction with the British Royal Navy. Even MORE interesting to see Daniel Gillies in this one. He's nice to look at, no matter what character he plays. :-p

Anyway, I have to wonder about Gillies' character being named Peter Malloy. I'm hard-pressed to believe it was a complete coincidence, and yet I can't find any mention of it anywhere. Classic-TV fans (in fact, fans of really good TV) will recognize the name Pete Malloy as being a character in the venerable show Adam-12. Malloy was the experienced, wry, and foxy (in more ways than one) senior police officer in that TV show.

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