NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service

Judgment Day: Part 1 - S5-E18

New this week Factual error: There is a big deal made about Gibbs giving Shepard one of his magazines in the study with La Granoille. It is implied that that magazine was used in the gun to kill La Granoille on his yacht. The magazine he gave her was for his department issued Sig Sauer P228, however, he was killed with a Glock 19. The magazines are not compatible.

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Legend: Part 1 - S6-E22

Continuity mistake: When Tony shows Chandler's boarding pass to McGee for photo evidence, Tony's hand moves from holding the upper edge to the lower edge. (00:04:15)

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Shalom - S4-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Gibbs and Ziva are in the "safehouse" Ziva set up for Ari, a crew member and his boom microphone are seen on the left of the screen, right before Gibbs climbs the ladder to remove the hidden camera spying on them. (00:30:10)

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The Truth Is Out There - S1-E17

Revealing mistake: Gibbs finds a bunch of cash hidden in the victim's speaker. "For Motion Picture Use Only" is printed on them.


Identity Crisis - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: 5-4: Identity Crisis. When Ziva is speaking with McGee her lapel changes from being turned up and laying down.


Silver War - S3-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When in Ducky and Jimmy are in autopsy alone, there is a cameraman in the reflection of the body cooler wall. (00:18:15)

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Stakeout - S5-E12

Continuity mistake: When he hands Tony the autopsy report, Ducky has hair falling over his forehead, then combed back, then over his forehead again repeatedly from shot to shot. (00:07:15)

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The Meat Puzzle - S2-E13

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Tony approaches the Mallard residence by car for the first time, there is a stage light, complete with filter(?) on the balcony. (00:13:50)

Yankee White - S1-E1

Factual error: Air Force One landed in Wichita, Kansas. The local coroner claimed jurisdiction for Wichita County. The city of Wichita, Kansas is in Sedgwick County, in southern Kansas. Wichita County, Kansas is in western Kansas, about 250 miles from the city of Wichita. (00:05:40)

SWAK - S2-E22

Character mistake: When Kate mentions James Bond, and DiNozzo lists the actors who have played him, he forgets Timothy Dalton. As a self-proclaimed film buff, that's not a mistake he would make.

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Untouchable - S3-E20

Continuity mistake: The camera pans across a line of several anime plushies. When the shot then goes wide, several of the plushies have either been re-arranged or removed completely, including a pink plush and the Kyogre plush. It also seems as though there are two Miroku plushies in the scene as well, one near the middle and one off to the side of the left pillow. (00:04:10)

Hiatus: Part 1 - S3-E23

Revealing mistake: When DiNozzo is watching the ship through the binoculars at the beginning, the film is run in reverse. The sailor smoking on the deck is the giveaway, as the smoke he's blowing is going into his mouth. (00:00:15)

Two Steps Back - S15-E22

Continuity mistake: They say the suspect was dishonorably discharged in 2008. A minute later in the episode they say he was dishonorably discharged in 2010. (00:10:50 - 00:11:55)

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Code of Conduct - S7-E5

Continuity mistake: 7.05 - Code of Conduct. Gibbs and Tony go to question a marine who is exercising. The sweat stains on his shirt get much bigger and smaller, as well as change shapes, throughout the interview. (00:20:35)

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High Seas - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Gibbs is on the phone with Stan Burley, Gibbs' phone jumps from his right hand to his left. (00:02:50)

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Sharif Returns - S4-E13

Continuity mistake: In the Episode "Sharif Returns"When Ducky shows Gibbs the eye in the gladd vial, it alternates between being completely submerged in the fluid to sticking out the top.


The Immortals - S1-E4

Factual error: The episode takes place on the Destroyer DD 964 U.S.S. Paul F. Foster, but every time the ship is shown sailing past the camera you see the number 51 on the side. This is the number of the U.S.S. Arleigh Burke, a DDG not even the same class of ship. (00:11:15)

Stakeout - S5-E12

Other mistake: Season 5, Episode 12, "Stakeout": The picture on McGee's camera phone is just wrong. It shows not just the man in front of him, but it also shows a hand, holding a camera phone - McGee's camera phone. In other words, the phone is showing a picture of itself and the man, instead of just the man. (00:40:25)

Suspicion - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: When Gibbs and the team meet the sheriff and ask to be shown the crime scene, he states that it was in the Edenvale motel room 8. In the opening scene the door that the gentleman knocked on and subsequently got his feet covered in blood from the body bleeding out was room 1. (00:00:50 - 00:04:05)


Kill Ari: Part 2 - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: While Tony and Ziva are outside Ziva's hotel eating pizza, Ziva is eating the pizza in one shot with the slice in the shot, in the shot directly before this and directly after, the pizza is no where to be found and she is no longer chewing.


See No Evil - S2-E1

Donald Mallard: I once had an uncle who drowned in a vat of alcohol once
Agent McGee: I'm sorry to hear that
Donald Mallard: Well he did reportedly climb out the vat 3 times to go to the bathroom.

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SWAK - S2-E22

Trivia: Donald Bellisario makes a cameo as a visitor passing by Gibbs at Bethesda hospital at the end of the episode. (00:39:40)

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