Episode 1: Truth Or Consequences
Air Date: Sep 22, 2009
As the hunt for Ziva’s replacement begins, Gibbs and his remaining team members must head back to work with the past still weighing heavily on their minds.
Episode 2: Reunion
Air Date: Sep 29, 2009
The team discovers the bizarre death of a Marine and his two friends may be linked to their past, but its Gibbs who ends up taking a trip down memory lane.
Episode 3: The Inside Man
Air Date: Oct 6, 2009
The team must take a second look into the death of a lieutenant after the blogger who accused them of a cover-up ends up dead.
Episode 4: Good Cop, Bad Cop
Air Date: Oct 13, 2009
When a Marine’s body surfaces halfway around the world, the investigation forces Ziva to dig up a buried chapter of her life.
Episode 5: Code Of Conduct
Air Date: Oct 20, 2009
A Marine famous for pulling his original pranks is found murdered on the night of Halloween and the NCIS team uncovers that the victim’s pranks may have become a ghoulish retribution.
Meanwhile, Ziva is given a new role on the team.
Episode 6: Outlaws And In-laws
Air Date: Nov 3, 2009
A murder investigation prompts Gibbs and the team to play family counselor to his former mentor, Mike Franks, in the hopes of preventing a bloody international conflict.
Episode 7: Endgame
Air Date: Nov 10, 2009
With the team’s help, Vance faces his demons while uncovering a complex relationship with a killer that puts his whole family in danger.
Episode 8: Power Down
Air Date: Nov 17, 2009
The team needs to use other resources when an attempted robbery leads to the death of a Lieutenant and the entire city suffers a major blackout.
Episode 9: Child's Play
Air Date: Nov 24, 2009
When a death of a Marine leads the NCIS team to a government think-tank filled with child prodigies, the team has to protect a 12-year-old child who may be the next target of the killer...
Episode 10: Faith
Air Date: Dec 15, 2009
The NCIS team is called in to investigate the death of a reverend’s enlisted son, and they soon realize he may have been the victim of a hate crime. Meanwhile, Gibbs tries to figure out why his father had a sudden change of behavior when he comes to visit during the holidays.
Episode 11: Ignition
Air Date: Jan 5, 2010
When a Navy pilot is found dead under strange circumstances in a secluded area, the team finds themselves battling a no-nonsense attorney with a hidden agenda.
Episode 12: Flesh And Bone
Air Date: Jan 12, 2010
Anthony DiNozzo Sr., father of Tony gets involved with a case concerning an assassination plot against a prince. The elder DiNozzo's link will cause Gibbs to doubt whether Tony can remain impartial in the investigation.
Episode 13: Jetlag
Air Date: Jan 26, 2010
In order to solve a case, Tony and Ziva are sent packing to the most romantic city in the world, Paris! The hotel screws up their room reservations and accidently has them share a room.
Episode 14: Masquerade
Air Date: Feb 2, 2010
The team finds themselves in a race against time when a terrorist group threatens to detonate a "dirty bomb" in the D.C. area.
Episode 15: Jack Knife
Air Date: Feb 9, 2010
When a Marine is found dead, Gibbs, Fornell and the team hit the open road to bust an illegal trucking operation.
Episode 16: Mother's Day
Air Date: Mar 2, 2010
Secrets arise when Gibbs' former mother-in-law surfaces as a witness in a murder investigation.
Episode 17: Double Identity
Air Date: Mar 9, 2010
The team investigates the shooting of a Marine and uncovers more to his life than anyone would have ever imagined.
Episode 18: Jurisdiction
Air Date: Mar 16, 2010
The team discovers striking similarities between themselves and their CGIS (Coast Guard Investigative Services) counterparts when a Navy diver seeking sunken treasure is found dead.
Episode 19: Guilty Pleasure
Air Date: Apr 6, 2010
When the team links the death of a Navy officer to a call-girl, they have to use the help of Holly Snow to help them find the culprit.
Episode 20: Moonlighting
Air Date: Apr 27, 2010
When an NCIS polygraph specialist's night job takes a dangerous turn, Gibbs, Fornell and the team have to uncover the truth.
Episode 21: Obsession
Air Date: May 4, 2010
DiNozzo finds himself increasingly captivated by a woman he's never met while investigating the murder of her brother.
Episode 22: Borderland
Air Date: May 11, 2010
The team tries to track down a serial killer, while Abby heads south of the border to give a speech with McGee in tow.
Episode 23: Patriot Down
Air Date: May 18, 2010
When a colleague's murder sends shockwaves through the team, Gibbs uncovers a surprising link to the crime.
Episode 24: Rule Fifty-One
Air Date: May 25, 2010
In the conclusion of a two-part finale, Gibbs heads to Mexico for a showdown with a drug cartel intent on revenge. Gibbs has to reassess the rules by which he lives when he is forced to make a devastating choice to save the lives of his team.