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Hometown Hero 

A hospital corpsman stows his gear in a self-store room; after 10 months he dies in action in Iraq; then the skeletal remains of a high-school friend turn up in his storeroom. Despite local resistance Gibbs and company solve the mystery.

Director:

James Whitmore Jr.

Writers:

Donald P. Bellisario (created by), Don McGill (created by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Harmon ... Leroy Jethro Gibbs
Sasha Alexander ... Caitlin Todd
Michael Weatherly ... Anthony DiNozzo
Pauley Perrette ... Abby Sciuto
Sean Murray ... Timothy McGee
David McCallum ... Donald Mallard
Vincent Angell ... Bruce Webb
Alicia Coppola ... LCDR Faith Coleman
Brian Dietzen ... Jimmy Palmer
Shashawnee Hall ... Chief Jeff Whalen
Anne Judson-Yager Anne Judson-Yager ... Emmy Poole
Zack Ward ... Officer Billy Krieg
Elizabeth Connors Elizabeth Connors ... Kathy Webb
Matt Bushell ... Lt. Rob King
Paul Rae ... Steve Hager
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Storyline

In anticipation of a deployment to Iraq, a hospital corpsman third-class stows his personal gear, including a pickup truck, in a self-store room; after 10 months he dies in action, saving the lives of two Marines at the cost of his own life; his CO recommends him for a posthumous Silver Star; a hometown friend, acting on his written directions, opens his rented storeroom; however, the skeletal remains of a young woman appear in the bed of the truck; Gibbs and company investigate. Ducky says that the remains are those of a girl from the sailor's hometown who disappeared about two years previously. Abby provides much evidence, and, despite local resistance, the team identify the killer. Written by DocRushing

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Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 2005 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Dolby 2.0)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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Did You Know?

Trivia

All the pill bottles in Emmy Poole's medicine cabinet with readable labels are for vicodin and prescribed by Yuzo, DDS spanning several years. See more »

Goofs

Police Chief Whalen tells Gibbs that according to Emmy Poole's mother she had been suffering from depression for the last few years as they look into her medicine cabinet. All the medications are for treating moderate pain and prescribed by a dentist. There were no antidepressants or anti-anxiety medications visible in the cabinet. See more »

Quotes

Lance Cpl. Jaime Ramos: [to Gibbs] The thing is, sir, Doc isn't around to defend himself now. YOU have to!
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Connections

References They Came to Cordura (1959) See more »

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NCIS Theme
Performed by Numeriklab
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