WHILE GIBBS TRAVELS HOME FOLLOWING NEWS OF HIS FATHER'S PASSING, THE NCIS TEAM INVESTIGATES A FIRE ABOARD A U.S. NAVY SHIP --
Episode Pays Tribute to Recurring Guest Star Ralph Waite, Who Played Jackson Gibbs for the Past Six Seasons
- The NCIS team investigates whether a fire on a U.S. Navy ship that served as a secret detention site for indicted terrorists was accidental or an intentional diversion for an escape.
- Meanwhile, Gibbs travels to his childhood home following news of his father's passing.
Mark Harmon (NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs)
Michael Weatherly (NCIS Special Agent Anthony "Tony" DiNozzo)
David McCallum (Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard)
Pauley Perrette (Abby Sciuto)
Sean Murray (NCIS Special Agent Timothy McGee)
Rocky Carroll (NCIS Director Leon Vance)
Brian Dietzen (Jimmy Palmer)
Emily Wickersham (NCIS Probationary Agent Eleanor "Ellie" Bishop)
WRITTEN BY: Gary Glasberg and Gina Lucita Monreal
DIRECTED BY: Tony Wharmby