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NCIS 

NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (original title)
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The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington, D.C. Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs.
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A 50-year-old tape recording left by a murder victim is found, and the NCIS team tries to exonerate Ray Jennings, the Marine serving a life sentence for the crime.


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Gibbs' vacation at his remote cabin is interrupted by a surprise visit from friends and a call from NCIS about a robber hiding in the woods nearby.


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Cast

Series cast summary:
Mark Harmon ...  Leroy Jethro Gibbs 359 episodes, 2003-2018
David McCallum ...  Donald Mallard 359 episodes, 2003-2018
Pauley Perrette ...  Abby Sciuto 354 episodes, 2003-2018
Sean Murray ...  Timothy McGee 344 episodes, 2003-2018
Michael Weatherly ...  Anthony DiNozzo 307 episodes, 2003-2018
Brian Dietzen ...  Jimmy Palmer 260 episodes, 2004-2018
Rocky Carroll ...  Leon Vance 251 episodes, 2008-2018
Cote de Pablo ...  Ziva David 192 episodes, 2005-2016
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Storyline

Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs is the leader of a team of special agents belonging to the NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service) Major Case Response Team. Gibbs, a former Marine, is a tough investigator and a highly skilled interrogator who relies on his gut instinct as much as evidence. Gibbs' second in command is Senior Field Agent Tony DiNozzo, a womanizing, movie-quoting former Baltimore Homicide Detective, who despite being the class clown always gets the job done. The team also consists of probationary field agent Eleanor Bisbop, a former NSA agent, as well as Junior Field Agent Timothy McGee, a computer-savvy agent often mocked by DiNozzo. Assisting them are Abby Sciuto, the energetic-but-Goth lab tech who is like a daughter to Gibbs and is famously quoted as saying "mike hunt won't stop bleeding!!", and Dr. Donald Mallard, nicknamed Ducky, the eccentric medical examiner full of unusual stories. This team of elite agents, based in Washington, D.C., solve criminal cases ... Written by NCIS Lover

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Official Sites:

CBS [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 2003 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA

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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Sean Murray (Special Agent Timothy McGee) is the stepson of Donald P. Bellisario, and his sister on the show is in fact his stepsister in real life. See more »

Goofs

Even though they should be sending a large contingent of NCIS agents, police and/or other federal agencies to many emergencies, many times it is just Gibbs and his team confronting dangerous criminals and are often outgunned by the bad guys who have automatic weapons. See more »

Quotes

[about laws changing over time]
Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs: Politicians have their time table, I have mine.
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Crazy Credits

This definition appears in the opening credits of season 1; The Naval Criminal Investigation Service [NCIS] is a worldwide federal law enforcement organization whose mission is to protect and serve the Navy and Marine Corps and their families. To counter the evolving threats NCIS has implemented a new proactive strategic plan which emphasizes the following priorities; -Prevent terrorism and related hostile acts against DoN forces and installments -Protect DoN systems and information against compromise -Reduce criminal activity and mitigate the impact on Navy and Marine Corps operational readiness See more »

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So much better than its parent show
29 November 2003 | by BlackJACSee all my reviews

Finally Bellisario got it right. Gibbs and his gang are first and foremost investigators, not hoity-toity staff officers who moonlight as stereotyped combat soldiers with thickly-laid-on patriotic dogma that would make Ward Carroll vomit with rage. At no time do they ever try to borrow an F-14 to go on some bombing raid over the international hot spot du semaine; they stick to their job descriptions the whole time. They also have personalities and eccentricities that make them a better ridealong than overstarched Harmless Rabbit and whatever babe he happens to be working with this season, such as Gibbs' coffee addiction, Ducky's intellectual ramblings, DiNozzo's attempts at being a cool womanizer, Abby's interesting blend of science nerd and goth grrrl, and Kate as the token vaguely normal neophyte thrown into the mix. Too bad this couldn't have been done with JAG in the first place.


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