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NCIS

  • 2011
  • Season 8
  • 24 episodes
  • Drama

Summary

N.C.I.S. follows the workings of investigators at the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. Led by the wise Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon), a crack investigator with no qualms about bending the rules to find his answers, the team takes on cases involving terrorism, murder, espionage, and international arms smuggling. Gibbs is aided by homicide detective Anthony Dinozzo (Michael ...

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Episode 2: Worst Nightmare

Summary

The team tries to locate a kidnapped girl but has to contend with her grandfather, a former member of a disbanded special forces unit. The agents discover he has been secretly negotiating with the kidnapper, who was once in his undercover team and has decided to kill off his old colleagues in a bid to atone for their actions. Meanwhile, Abby is forced to work with an intern, and makes him follow her idiosyncratic rules. Crime drama, starring Mark Harmon and Pauley Perrette.
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Review

Now that Gibbs’s family is out of immediate danger, there’s room for more laughs at NCIS HQ.So it’s a less melodramatic episode than the previous one, which kicked off season eight, but no less entertaining.

The new interns are the butt of all jokes, as the team teach the youngsters their impatient and comically unforgiving ways, passed on to them in turn by Gibbs (Mark Harmon). DiNozzo (Michael Weatherly) is suspicious. Gibbs has never allowed interns in before:
“He never does anything without a reason,” says DiNozzo with narrowed eyes. Whatever that reason is, Gibbs is too busy with a kidnap case to reveal it.

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Cast

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Leroy Jethro GibbsMark Harmon
Anthony DiNozzoMichael Weatherly
Abby SciutoPauley Perrette
Ziva DavidCote de Pablo
Timothy McGeeSean Murray
Dr Donald `Ducky' MallardDavid McCallum
Jimmy PalmerBrian Dietzen
Leon VanceRocky Carroll
Nicolas MasonWilliam Devane
Walter CarmichaelSam Anderson

Crew

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DirectorTony Wharmby
Executive producerDonald P Bellisario
Executive producerMark Horowitz
Executive producerShane Brennan
Executive producerChas Floyd Johnson
Executive producerGary Glasberg
WriterSteven D Binder

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