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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Mark Harmon ...  Leroy Jethro Gibbs 381 episodes, 2003-2019
David McCallum ...  Donald Mallard 381 episodes, 2003-2019
Sean Murray ...  Timothy McGee 366 episodes, 2003-2019
Pauley Perrette ...  Abby Sciuto 354 episodes, 2003-2018
Michael Weatherly ...  Anthony DiNozzo 307 episodes, 2003-2018
Brian Dietzen ...  Jimmy Palmer 282 episodes, 2004-2019
Rocky Carroll ...  Leon Vance 273 episodes, 2008-2019
Cote de Pablo ...  Ziva David 195 episodes, 2005-2019
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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Naval CIS See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In every backdoor two part Pilot for the Spin offs (for NCIS JAG: Ice Queen (2003)/JAG: Meltdown (2003) and for NCIS: Los Angeles (2009) NCIS: Legend (2009)/NCIS: Legend (2009) & for NCIS: New Orleans (2014) NCIS: Crescent City: Part 1 (2014)/NCIS: Crescent City: Part 2 (2014)), all these Two Part Pilots feature one character who doesn't appear in the full series. These include Vivian Blackadder (played by Robyn Lively) in NCIS's Backdoor Pilot, Lara Macy (played by Louise Lombard) in NCIS Los Angeles Backdoor Pilot and Wendell Hobbs (played by Aaron Moten) in NCIS New Orleans Backdoor Pilot. See more »

Goofs

In an episode of NCIS, the team discusses the difference between ash and maple bats, explaining that ash, while more popular, tend to explode rather than just make a clean break like maple bats. In reality, it's the maple bats that explode, while ash bats make clean breaks. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs: Grab your gear.
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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 Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Michael Weatherly (2014) 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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