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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 1: The Spider and the Fly

Summary

Gibbs's father is increasingly frustrated at being kept in his son's house under armed guard, and Franks joins his security detail after emerging from the convent where he had been hiding out. Meanwhile, Ducky finds evidence at a helicopter crash that gives the team an important lead in tracking down Paloma Reynosa, and the drug kingpin's brother Alejandro may have an ulterior motive when he tries to secure a deal involving her extradition. Crime drama, starring Mark Harmon.
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Review

Last season ended with a showdown in Mexico, but the waves are still rippling north of the border in the form of Paloma Reynosa and her brother Alejandro Rivera. They are intent on revenge and Gibbs knows his dad is in the firing line. The banter and seasoned performances continue to make NCIS the procedural with a dull name but a big personality.

There’s a heady finish to this season eight opener, as Gibbs’s mentor Mike Franks turns up to lend a mangled hand – although they don’t go into the details of how he’s going to pull a trigger without the index finger of his right hand.


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Leroy Jethro GibbsMark Harmon
Anthony DiNozzoMichael Weatherly
Ziva DavidCote de Pablo
Abby SciutoPauley Perrette
Timothy McGeeSean Murray
Leon VanceRocky Carroll
Dr Donald `Ducky' MallardDavid McCallum
Jimmy PalmerBrian Dietzen
Jackson GibbsRalph Waite
Mike FranksMuse Watson
Alejandro RiveraMarco Sanchez
Paloma ReynosaJacqueline Obradors

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