History Series / NCIS

17th Jun '18 9:14:35 PM DrOO7
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** Speaking of Tony, since his departure, he's mentioned often enough that he may as well be TheGhost rather than truly gone.
16th Jun '18 12:17:20 PM darkemyst
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* ProhibitedHeroSavesTheDay: At one point Jimmy Palmer is with the team as they pursue the criminal of the week. Gibbs orders Jimmy to stay in the car (obviously intending for Jimmy to not be TheLoad). When the criminal gets in his truck to make a getaway, Jimmy rams him with the car he was forbidden to leave. Jimmy points out the ExactWords to Gibbs afterwards.
1st Jun '18 5:59:49 AM RoseAndHeather
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''NCIS'' debuted in [[LongRunner September 2003]] and has concluded its ''14th season'', thus [[MorePopularSpinoff surpassing the already long run of its parent show]]. Barring doomsday[[note]]or Mark Harmon getting bored with it[[/note]], it is expected to run for several more seasons, making it one of the longest-running action/crime series in US TV history. In February 2016, it was renewed for two more seasons, with season 15 commencing in the fall of 2017.

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''NCIS'' debuted in [[LongRunner September 2003]] and has concluded its ''14th ''15th season'', thus [[MorePopularSpinoff surpassing the already long run of its parent show]]. Barring doomsday[[note]]or Mark Harmon getting bored with it[[/note]], it is expected to run for several more seasons, making it one of the longest-running action/crime series in US TV history. In February 2016, it was renewed for two more seasons, with season 15 commencing in the fall of 2017.
28th May '18 11:31:59 AM DrOO7
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* BottleEpisode: "Trojan Horse" takes place largely in NCIS HQ, aside from a few location shots of Paris and a hospice.
** "Detour" takes place in multiple locations, but over the course of only one day.

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* BottleEpisode: "Trojan Quite a few--"Trojan Horse" takes place largely in NCIS HQ, aside from a few location shots of Paris and a hospice.
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hospice, "Detour" (and others) takes place in multiple locations, but over the course of only one day.day, as does "Witch Hunt", etc.
22nd May '18 9:30:42 PM TomWalpertac2
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** S4 Ep4, "Dead and Unburied," had a Marine victim who was revealed to have had two fiances. When they find out about each other, they're not too thrilled and attack each other. While Gibbs and Ziva rush over to break it up, Tony yells "Chick fight", and [=McGee=] proceeds to film it.

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** S4 Ep4, Ep 4, "Dead and Unburied," had a Marine victim who was revealed to have had two fiances. When they find out about each other, they're not too thrilled and attack each other. While Gibbs and Ziva rush over to break it up, Tony yells "Chick fight", and [=McGee=] proceeds to film it.



* CharacterOutlivesActor: Victoria Mallard, Ducky's mother. She had appeared in two episodes; Season 2's "The Meat Puzzle" and Season 3's "Untouchable." Nina Foch, who played her, passed away in 2008, but the character was referred to several times after. She's referenced after the actress's death in Season 6's "Silent Night" where Ducky says she's in a rest home and in Season 7's "Flesh and Blood". In S7 Ep17, "Double Identity" Ducky says she passed away a month prior.

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* CharacterOutlivesActor: Victoria Mallard, Ducky's mother. She had appeared in two episodes; Season 2's "The Meat Puzzle" and Season 3's "Untouchable." Nina Foch, who played her, passed away in 2008, but the character was referred to several times after. She's referenced after the actress's death in Season 6's "Silent Night" where Ducky says she's in a rest home and in Season 7's "Flesh and Blood". In S7 Ep17, Ep 17, "Double Identity" Ducky says she passed away a month prior.



** Ducky's Vintage Morgan. Complete with right hand drive. He restored it from near-rubbish to pristine condition.

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** Ducky's Vintage Morgan. Complete with right hand drive. He restored it from termite-ridden near-rubbish to pristine condition.



** S7 Ep07, "Endgame", has Tony doing this when [=McGee=] walks into the office extremely happy. Tony refers to it as "Pulling a [[Creator/CharltonHeston Heston]]" in a reference to ''Film/PlanetOfTheApes1968.''

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** S7 Ep07, Ep 07, "Endgame", has Tony doing this when [=McGee=] walks into the office extremely happy. Tony refers to it as "Pulling a [[Creator/CharltonHeston Heston]]" in a reference to ''Film/PlanetOfTheApes1968.''



* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Subverted in S3 Ep14, "Light Sleeper". The initial suspect in the murder of a Korean-born woman is her Marine husband. Their neighbor claimed she frequently heard them screaming at each other, leading her to believe that husband was abusive. However, the husband reveals to Gibbs in interrogation that ''she'' was the abusive one and proves it by lifting up his shirt to reveal a large burn mark where she hit him with an iron. The team actually takes him seriously and release him shortly after the reveal.

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* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Subverted in S3 Ep14, Ep 14, "Light Sleeper". The initial suspect in the murder of a Korean-born woman is her Marine husband. Their neighbor claimed she frequently heard them screaming at each other, leading her to believe that husband was abusive. However, the husband reveals to Gibbs in interrogation that ''she'' was the abusive one and proves it by lifting up his shirt to reveal a large burn mark where she hit him with an iron. The team actually takes him seriously and release him shortly after the reveal.



** S3 Ep11, "Model Behavior" had an actual Marine drill instructor, though he wasn't training Marine recruits. He was part of a reality TV show.

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** S3 Ep11, Ep 11, "Model Behavior" had an actual Marine drill instructor, though he wasn't training Marine recruits. He was part of a reality TV show.



* DrivingADesk: While this show is usually pretty good about avoiding this trope, In the Season 15 finale, Vance is driving a car that is clearly still in park.



** One of the sub-plots of S2 Ep19, "Conspiracy Theory". While vacationing in Panama, Tony discovers a photo of Kate winning a WetTShirtContest there years earlier. He wasn't going to mention it, but then she decided to share his college nickname with everyone. He torments her with it throughout the episode. [[spoiler:She uses photoshop to create an "old photo" of him. And then, once they've had enough of holding it over each other, they both decided to delete it at the same time, but both secretly planned to send it to Gibbs instead. Cue hurried rushes from the elevator when they hear Gibbs' computer give the "new email" chime twice in succession, and an amused expression when Gibbs looks at the emails.]]

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** One of the sub-plots of S2 Ep19, Ep 19, "Conspiracy Theory". While vacationing in Panama, Tony discovers a photo of Kate winning a WetTShirtContest there years earlier. He wasn't going to mention it, but then she decided to share his college nickname with everyone. He torments her with it throughout the episode. [[spoiler:She uses photoshop to create an "old photo" of him. And then, once they've had enough of holding it over each other, they both decided to delete it at the same time, but both secretly planned to send it to Gibbs instead. Cue hurried rushes from the elevator when they hear Gibbs' computer give the "new email" chime twice in succession, and an amused expression when Gibbs looks at the emails.]]



* EmergencyImpersonation: Ducky impersonates the deceased French arms dealer to try to capture La Grenouille. (Ducky is the only one who can speak French.)

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* EmergencyImpersonation: Ducky impersonates the deceased French English arms dealer to try to capture La Grenouille. (Ducky is the only one who can speak French.)60-year-old Englishman they know.)
15th May '18 10:23:22 AM DrOO7
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** Abby's final episode features several flashbacks to key moments of hers, plus the reappearance of several criminals she specifically helped folder put away (oddly, there is no mention of her stalker ex from Season 3, nor Chip, her assistant who tried to frame Tony for murder).



* CanineCompanion: In "Seek" the team briefly gets one in Dex, a bomb-sniffing dog whose handler's death they are investigating. [[spoiler:At the end of the episode Dex catches a bullet while taking down his handler's killer, gets a medal and an honorable discharge, and is taken in by his handler's widow.]]

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* CanineCompanion: In "Seek" the team briefly gets one in Dex, a bomb-sniffing dog whose handler's death they are investigating. [[spoiler:At the end of the episode Dex catches a bullet (saving Gibbs' life in the process) while taking down his handler's killer, gets a medal and an honorable discharge, and is taken in by his handler's widow.]]


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** Abby's final episode features several flashbacks to key moments of hers, plus the reappearance of several criminals she specifically helped folder put away (oddly, there is no mention of her stalker ex from Season 3, nor Chip, her assistant who tried to frame Tony for murder).
9th May '18 3:27:19 AM kbissett
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* LongRunnerCastTurnover: The only members of the cast from the opening credits of season one who are still in the cast in season 15 are Gibbs, Abby and Ducky ([=McGee=] and Palmer were recurring guest stars in season 1 who didn't get PromotedToOpeningCredits until later seasons). Over the course of those fourteen seasons, three people left, six people joined, and two others joined and then left. And that's not counting the turnover in recurring guest characters.

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* LongRunnerCastTurnover: The only members of the cast from the opening credits of season one who are still in the cast in after the end of season 15 are Gibbs, Abby Gibbs and Ducky ([=McGee=] and Palmer were recurring guest stars in season 1 who didn't get PromotedToOpeningCredits until later seasons). Over the course of those fourteen seasons, three four people left, six people joined, and two three others joined and then left. And that's not counting the turnover in recurring guest characters.
8th May '18 6:08:57 PM cinemamaster
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** "Two Steps Back" sees the [[spoiler: death of Clayton Reeves in an attempt to kill Abby, and the resulting incident leads Abby to leave NCIS to honor Reeves and his work with orphaned children.]]
29th Apr '18 12:01:43 PM Berrenta
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28th Apr '18 9:41:40 PM Willbyr
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* SilverFox: Gibbs.
--> '''Abby:''' I'm pregnant, [=McGee=]. Twins. Haven't told the father yet. It's Gibbs. I know it's wrong, but something about his silver hair gets me all tingly inside.\\
''(Tony walks in at the end of Abby's line)''\\

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* SilverFox: Gibbs.Abby's referred to Gibbs as such on a couple of occasions.
-->'''Abby:''' *''to Gibbs''* Well my silver-haired fox... Gibbs... sorry.

--> '''Abby:''' -->'''Abby:''' I'm pregnant, [=McGee=]. Twins. Haven't told the father yet. It's Gibbs. I know it's wrong, but something about his silver hair gets me all tingly inside.\\
''(Tony [''Tony walks in at the end of Abby's line)''\\ line'']\\



** Also:
---> '''Abby: [To Gibbs]''' Well my silver-haired fox... Gibbs... sorry.
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