NCIS: Season 9, Episode 22

Playing with Fire (1 May 2012)
"NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service" Playing with Fire (original title)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime
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Gibbs and company continue to investigate an explosion and a fire; Tony, McGee, and Ziva work aboard aircraft carriers; Ducky and Abby provide much support. Tony and Ziva nab a bad guy, who tells who hired him and why. [Continued.]



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Leon Vance (credit only)
Admiral Theodore Tully
NCIS Analyst Emma Park
Mrs. Johnson
Andre Fullerton
Mail Carrier
Wayne Usher


Gibbs and company continue to investigate an explosion and a fire; McGee goes to the carrier involved; Abby finds a clue, which opens a whole set of new questions; Gibbs, Tony, and Ziva meet McGee when the ship arrives in Norfolk from the sea. Abby finds also a connection between the two shipboard thermite fires; Ducky too finds such a connection; McGee and Abby break a code. Next Tony and Ziva fly to Naples, Italy, and meet another NCIS special agent, then they all go aboard a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, where they nab a bad guy (before he does his dirty work), who tells who hired him and why; McGee and Abby figure out which particular person with a certain name is the man behind the scheme. [To be continued.] Written by DocRushing

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Did You Know?


The bikini photos of Ziva that Tony threatens to show to McGee are the ones Tony took way back in #5.18, Judgment Day: Part 1. See more »


McGee reports to Gibbs that Harper Dearing has no criminal record. However, in a future episode, it comes to light he has some DUI convictions. See more »


Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs: Not enough, enjoy Cuba.
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References Hellfighters (1968) See more »

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