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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 & 37 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Mark Harmon ...  Leroy Jethro Gibbs / ... 401 episodes, 2003-2020
David McCallum ...  Donald Mallard / ... 401 episodes, 2003-2020
Sean Murray ...  Timothy McGee / ... 386 episodes, 2003-2020
Pauley Perrette ...  Abby Sciuto 354 episodes, 2003-2018
Michael Weatherly ...  Anthony DiNozzo 308 episodes, 2003-2019
Brian Dietzen ...  Jimmy Palmer / ... 302 episodes, 2004-2020
Rocky Carroll ...  Leon Vance 293 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

There is a picture of Donald P. Bellisario hanging on the "NCIS Most Wanted Wall". See more »

Goofs

In S3:E2 "Kill Ari, Part 2", the license plate on Ari's SUV is shown as a Virginia tag# 724 TJA. In S3:E11 "Model Behavior", the same tag is shown on the medical examiner's truck. Additionally, since the ME truck is an official federal government vehicle, it would have US Government, not state, tags. See more »

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[repeated line]
Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs: You think, DiNozzo?
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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

Referenced in Lights Out with David Spade: Episode #1.75 (2020) 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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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

23 September 2003 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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