NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service

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)

Reveille - S1-E23

Other mistake: When we see McGee get a match for the terrorist, the picture of Ari that we see has been shown many times before in the search for his identity.

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Honor Code - S3-E7

Other mistake: At the end of the episode Gibbs has a flashback where his daughter is helping with a boat. She is in an NCIS shirt, but Gibbs had no association with NCIS while she was alive.

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Other mistake: It would appear that (as late as early-Season 5), almost all screen shots of computer forensics include the same hard drive properties screen - it seems to be the same hard drive each time - 111GB, with 93GB used and a 129kb private container on it. I have not noticed whether they are all named drive G:, but several have been. The only thing that changes is the 'header' section, which is manipulated each episode to show something specific (but not real) for the TV audience to read.


You Better Watch Out - S10-E10

Other mistake: McGee's text to Tony says "Dell's body found. Rock Creek Park." The suspect they are looking for and body found is named Justin Cannady. (00:22:23)

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Swan Song - S8-E23

Other mistake: When EJ gets spooked near the end and turns to face a wall with a doorway to "North Stairway C", she faces the camera with her torch facing the camera directly. However behind her is a perfect shadow on The Wall of herself. This shouldn't be possible as the only source of light, as shown, is from her torch. Cade and Levin are in a different room so couldn't be their torches. (00:39:20)

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Short Fuse - S8-E3

Other mistake: Tony logs into Abby's email, however he mis-spells her surname on the login details. He spells it Scuito when her name is spelt Sciuto. The I and U are the wrong way round. (00:06:00)

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Iceman - S4-E18

Other mistake: Abby gets a match off a fingerprint and we see the plasma displaying the match. However the right hand side has no fingerprint to be matched to. (00:21:50)

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Once a Hero - S4-E8

Other mistake: When Abby is talking to the microscope guy during the line "you understand without having to go find a dictionary" there is a half second flash of another shot with DiNozzo walking off camera in a street setting. Maybe just a encoding error on Netflix but it persisted after reloading. (00:23:45)

Once a Hero - S4-E8

Other mistake: Ducky states that the Bronze Star was for Valor. However, the bronze V that signifies the star was for Valor is not present. There is no way Ducky could know it was for Valor. (00:05:20)

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Freedom - S8-E13

Other mistake: McGee says that Jancy got into her cab at 12:37am and arrived at her destination at 12:55. That's 18 minutes for the taxi to drive "over 20 miles away" Hardly likely given traffic. (00:29:00)

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Suggested correction: You missed the point of what he said. The cab ride ends at Gilroy's address, which is 20 miles from Travis Wooten's home. But the ride didn't start at Wooten's home, it started at Feeney's Billiard Club. They don't make any mention how many miles the ride was.


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Road Kill - S6-E10

Other mistake: When looking at the phone records, there are 4 calls that are highlighted as being made to the same number. Each call lasting exactly the same amount of time. Highly unlikely. (00:34:15)

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Keep Going - S14-E13

Other mistake: While panning the front of Gibbs' home, the roof of one vehicle and the windshield/passenger mirror of a second can be seen behind the gate/fence in Gibbs' driveway behind his truck. He lives alone and does not share a driveway with other homes. In reality, Gibbs' home is located at 2647 S. Magnolia Ave in LA, and the vehicles likely belong to the real residents/homeowner. (00:39:20)

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Suggested correction: No. We see in the closeup Ziva David writing her name, and the shot cuts away just as she starts to write the last "d" in David (timecode 00:28:00).

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Caught on Tape - S2-E15

Other mistake: It's the same license plate (107TIX) on Runyon's truck when the video footage is enhanced by Abby as the Ford sedan in S2 E10 "Chained" when Dinnozo and Jeffery leave the cabin.

Family - S5-E2

Other mistake: When McGee tells Gibbs that Nelson erased his entire hard drive, the camera shows the diagnostic he is running - "Primary Drive Erased: 100%." Yet the details below show 93GB used of 111GB total, and the drive letter is G: (not C: as it would most likely be.) It could be argued that his C: drive is simply an OS drive, and G: is his data drive, but still, 93GB used is not 'erased'. (00:22:05)


Endgame - S7-E7

Other mistake: When Director Vance's wife shoots Kai from behind, the bullet passes through her, yet doesn't strike Vance, who is standing directly in front of the North Korean.

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)

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Yankee White - S1-E1

Gibbs: I heard you quit, Agent Todd.
Kate Todd: Happy news travels fast. Yes, I resigned. It was the right thing to do.
Gibbs: Yep. Pull that crap at NCIS, I won't give you a chance to resign.
Kate Todd: Is that a job offer?

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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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Chosen answer: "Policing your brass", means to pick up your expended shell casings, after firing your rifle, or pistol.


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