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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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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 27 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Mark Harmon ...  Leroy Jethro Gibbs / ... 398 episodes, 2003-2020
David McCallum ...  Donald Mallard / ... 398 episodes, 2003-2020
Sean Murray ...  Timothy McGee / ... 383 episodes, 2003-2020
Pauley Perrette ...  Abby Sciuto 354 episodes, 2003-2018
Michael Weatherly ...  Anthony DiNozzo 308 episodes, 2003-2019
Brian Dietzen ...  Jimmy Palmer / ... 299 episodes, 2004-2020
Rocky Carroll ...  Leon Vance 290 episodes, 2008-2020
Cote de Pablo ...  Ziva David 197 episodes, 2005-2020
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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 Bishop, 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 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 involving Marine and Navy personnel and their families, sometimes ... Written by NCIS Lover

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Trivia

Michael Weatherly's character's father is played by Robert Wagner. Prior to joining NCIS, Weatherly played Robert Wagner in a TV movie The Mystery of Natalie Wood (2004) about Wagner's wife. See more »

Goofs

The team is based out of the DC Field Office (DCFO), but often investigates incidents in places such as Richmond, VA and Norfolk, VA. These locations are actually the jurisdiction of the Norfolk Field Office (NFFO) See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo: [making fun of Gibbs to a co-worker, who doesn't respond] He's standing right behind me, isn't he.
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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 »

Alternate Versions

The original pilot, a 2-parter in JAG, was re-cut into a single-episode and shown in the middle of the first season. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Saturday Night Live: Miley Cyrus/The Strokes (2011) See more »

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Time flies when you're enjoying yourself
23 September 2004 | by shellemkSee all my reviews

and each episode speeds along all too quickly! I LOVE this show…! What is there NOT to like? Rich story lines, strongly portrayed (and very human) personalities you can really warm to who play off each other brilliantly, all with their own distinctive quirks and – above all – the always wonderful Mark Harmon as main character! What more could you ask for in a show?! There's not a single character I'd change – none that irritate – they're all excellent. I consider it a bonus that it's the one thing on TV that all our family equally enjoy for different reasons. Even my father-in-law likes this and we normally have totally different viewing preferences! I was delighted when I heard that there was a second series imminent. Only problem is that living in England, who knows how long after it's shown in the US we'll get to see it! Fortunately it's worth the wait!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 2003 (USA) See more »

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Naval CIS See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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