NCIS: Season 9, Episode 6

Thirst (25 Oct. 2011)
"NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service" Thirst (original title)

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An NCIS case changes from accidental death to murder when evidence reveals that a Navy lieutenant died of forced over-hydration. Meanwhile, Gibbs meets Ducky's new love interest.



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Episode cast overview:
Leon Vance (credit only)
Mary Courtney
Phillip Ekkerly
Security Guard
Mike Sullivan (as Raz Adoti)


Dr. Donald Mallard, who was uncharacteristically quiet since his mother's death and moving out of the family estate, arouses team interest in his much younger flame, Dr. Mary Courtney. Navy Reserve lieutenant James Sims is found wandering, collapsing and dying on the access road to a Virginia nature park. He drowned internally after XTC was slipped into his drinks. No motive checks out. Written by KGF Vissers

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25 October 2011 (USA)  »

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When Lieutenant James Sims' autopsy is performed, his skull is opened and brain removed. However, when his body is seen again later on, there is no sign of his skull having been opened. See more »


Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo: Wait. Back up the truck. Who are these sources? Mine haven't said anything.
Ziva David: Perhaps you do not have sources.
Special Agent Timothy McGee: Or your sources are lousy.
Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo: Exsqueeze me, guys. Very special agent here. I got solid gold sources coming out the yang.
Ziva David: I do not know what or where your yang is, but perhaps your sources do not trust you with internal gossip.
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References The Boy in the Plastic Bubble (1976) See more »

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