Gibbs and company continue to investigate the killings at Vance's home, seeking whoever hired the shooter; the gang identify the hit man and later figure out who's responsible. Ziva buries her father, and Vance and the team bury Jackie.



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Jimmy Palmer (credit only)
Forry Smith ...
Duane Gustafson
Jack Axelrod ...
Gavriela Adel


Gibbs and company continue to investigate the killings at Vance's home, seeking whoever hired the shooter; McGee identifies the gunman; Tony and McGee get a lead on the kingpin; Tony questions the suspect. Tony provides secure lodging to Ziva at his own pad, and Vance takes leave and goes to a hotel. The new director of the Mossad arrives and throws his weight around. McGee says that the bullets came from Russia via Sweden; he also identifies the smuggler, who is Iranian; McGee traces the payment to the hit man, then Ziva interprets a crucial and clinching clue, which leads to the man responsible. A Suburban explodes, killing a key foreign official. Ziva escorts her father's body back home for burial in Israel; the whole gang accompany Vance and his kids for the burial of Jackie; Ziva goes to the wailing wall and later picks olives and plants an olive tree. Written by DocRushing

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