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Broken Bird 

On a sidewalk a former fiancée fatally stabs a petty officer; while Gibbs and company investigate, a different woman accuses Ducky of a war crime and stabs him through one hand. Ducky surrenders, but Gibbs sorts it out and gets Ducky free.

Director:

James Whitmore Jr.

Writers:

Donald P. Bellisario (created by), Don McGill (created by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Harmon ... Leroy Jethro Gibbs
Michael Weatherly ... Anthony DiNozzo
Cote de Pablo ... Ziva David
Pauley Perrette ... Abby Sciuto
Sean Murray ... Timothy McGee
Rocky Carroll ... Leon Vance (credit only)
David McCallum ... Donald Mallard
Brian Dietzen ... Jimmy Palmer
Bernard White ... Ambassador Qasim Saydia
Torri Higginson ... Dr. Jordan Hampton
David Dayan Fisher ... Trent Kort
Naz Deravian ... Mosuma Daoub
Dariush Kashani Dariush Kashani ... Ezmaray Daoub
Kym Hoy Kym Hoy ... Cheryl Young
Sharni Vinson ... Jeannette
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Storyline

On a sidewalk in Washington, DC, a displeased former fiancée stabs to death a Navy boatswain's mate first-class; Gibbs and company investigate; they quickly find the assailant nearby. While the gang work on-site, a different woman shouts at Ducky in Dari (a.k.a. Farsi), and, grabbing and using the murder weapon, stabs him through one hand and escapes into the crowd of spectators. A translator says that the woman accused Ducky of having killed her brother; Ducky readily agrees that he did so; Abby identifies the woman as an Afghan immigrant, who has now obtained refuge in the Afghan embassy. Ducky surrenders at the Afghan embassy to face charges for an incident while Ducky served in Afghanistan 30 years ago in the Royal Army Medical Corps. Gibbs obtains and uses information obtained from a CIA operative. Conversations at the embassy result in the release of Ducky and the withdrawal of charges. Written by DocRushing

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Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 2009 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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Did You Know?

Trivia

"Mr. Pain" is played by 'W. Morgan Sheppard'. The "Mr. Pain" in the 30-year-old 8mm film is played by Mark Sheppard, his son. See more »

Goofs

People are wearing coats and the cold is explicitly commented on. But the trees outside the office window and over the victim's body are in full leaf, which would be impossible in winter in the Washington DC area. See more »

Quotes

Special Agent Jethro Gibbs: I need a favor.
Trent Kort: Gibbs, I don't like you.
Special Agent Jethro Gibbs: That's okay, I don't like you either. Not trading on kindness.
Trent Kort: But we *are* trading.
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NCIS Theme
Performed by Numeriklab
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