TV Series | TV-14 | | Action, Crime, Drama
The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington, D.C. Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs.
In several episodes, characters are heard using the term "scuttlebutt". "Scuttlebutt" is a Navy term for a water-cooler or drinking fountain. It is also Naval slang word meaning gossip, since it is around around the area of a drinking fountain (scuttlebutt) where gossip can be heard, especially during break times and lunch hour.
Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs:
Grab your gear.
In S3:E2 "Kill Ari, Part 2", the license plate on Ari's SUV is shown as a Virginia tag# 724 TJA. In S3:E11 "Model Behavior", the same tag is shown on the medical examiner's truck. Additionally, since the ME truck is an official federal government vehicle, it would have US Government, not state, tags.
This definition appears in the opening credits of season 1; The Naval Criminal Investigation Service [NCIS] is a worldwide federal law enforcement organization whose mission is to protect and serve the Navy and Marine Corps and their families. To counter the evolving threats NCIS has implemented a new proactive strategic plan which emphasizes the following priorities; -Prevent terrorism and related hostile acts against DoN forces and installments -Protect DoN systems and information against compromise -Reduce criminal activity and mitigate the impact on Navy and Marine Corps operational readiness
The original pilot, a 2-parter in JAG, was re-cut into a single-episode and shown in the middle of the first season.