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.
Donald P. Bellisario named the character Leroy Jethro after his family. His brother's name is Leroy and his father's middle name is Jethro.
Agent Caitlin 'Kate' Todd:
Do people react that way because we're NCIS, or do you just have that effect on them?
Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs: I'd like to think it's me
When the scene is towards the team's office windows, a view of the Display Ship Barry, The Anacostia River, and Anacostia can all be seen, and is correct. However at the top of the view is the Rotunda of the US Capitol Building, which is actually north of the Navy Yard and not south like all the other objects seen through the window.
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.