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NCIS Season 16 Episodes

24 Episodes 2018 - 2019

With Leon Vance (Rocky Carroll) gone, Gibbs (Mark Harmon) is appointed director while the team keeps looking for him. As Season 16 progresses, the team comes across a cold case that Ziva David (Cote de Palo) once worked on, and Bishop (Emily Wickersham) later finds out that news of her death might have been exaggerated. Meanwhile, Gibbs deals with some demons from his past, Torres (Wilmer Valderrama) wakes up covered in blood with no memories, and McGee (Sean Murray) meets a beloved reality show star when investigating a home explosion. The final episode of the season sees the return of an old friend.

Episode 1

Destiny's Child

Tue, Sep 25, 2018 60 mins

The Season 16 premiere: A month after the Director Vance kidnapping, Gibbs is named acting director in his absence while the team searches worldwide for his whereabouts.

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Episode 2

Love Thy Neighbor

Tue, Oct 2, 2018 60 mins

After a Navy lieutenant is found murdered in his hot tub, the team interviews several families in the victim's peculiar neighborhood. Also, Torres must face the consequences after a volatile night out with Palmer.

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Episode 3


Tue, Oct 9, 2018 60 mins

One of the NCIS agents is starstruck after the team investigates an explosion outside the home of Navy Petty Officer First Class Todd Nicholas and his wife, popular reality TV star Sheba Nicholas. Also, Vance continues physical therapy for the injuries sustained when he was held hostage.

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Episode 4

Third Wheel

Tue, Oct 16, 2018 60 mins

Gibbs' quiet vacation at his remote cabin is interrupted by a surprise visit from Tobias Fornell and Navy Captain Phillip Brooks, as well as a call from NCIS asking for his help locating a robber hiding in the woods near him.

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Episode 5


Tue, Oct 23, 2018 60 mins

A 50-year-old tape recording left by a murder victim is found, and the NCIS team tries to exonerate Ray Jennings, the Marine serving a life sentence for the crime.

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Episode 6

Beneath the Surface

Tue, Oct 30, 2018 60 mins

Torres recognizes the victim of a Halloween crime scene as a friend from a training.

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Episode 7

A Thousand Words

Tue, Nov 13, 2018 60 mins

A mural by a street artist and activist is stolen, and the NCIS investigation leads to a conspiracy regarding a Navy contractor and the safety of ocean mammals. Also, Bishop shares a special connection with the street artist.

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Episode 8

Friendly Fire

Tue, Nov 20, 2018 60 mins

McGee and Bishop travel to Afghanistan after a murder case in the states is linked to a string of soldiers killed by friendly fire overseas. Also, Kasie leaves the lab and accompanies Torres into the field to process additional forensic evidence.

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Episode 9

Tailing Angie

Tue, Dec 4, 2018 60 mins

The lead suspect of an unsolved and high-profile robbery case is released from prison, and the NCIS team resumes their investigation with an undercover stakeout

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Episode 10

What Child is This?

Tue, Dec 11, 2018 60 mins

The team's holiday plans are put on hold when the murder investigation of a Navy veteran includes the discovery of a newborn baby who has no identification and no apparent ties to a family.

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Episode 11

Toil and Trouble

Tue, Jan 8, 2019 60 mins

Secretary of Defense Wynn Crawford shuts down Gibbs' murder investigation and demands that Special Agents McGee and Torres be arrested for their actions in the case.

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Episode 12

The Last Link

Tue, Jan 15, 2019 60 mins

An old family friend beseeches Gibbs to join him on a road trip to search for a missing military I.D. bracelet. Also, a Navy Lieutenant in NCIS protective custody is poisoned by an infamous drug dealer.

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Episode 13


Tue, Feb 12, 2019 60 mins

A malnourished and confused 9-year-old is found hiding in a storage unit, causing NCIS to reopen an old missing persons case when the girl is believed to be the daughter of a Navy recruit who disappeared 10 years ago. Also, Bishop discovers notes that Special Agent Ziva David kept on the case long after NCIS officially stopped investigating.

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Episode 14

Once Upon a Tim

Tue, Feb 19, 2019 60 mins

McGee reluctantly visits his high school after the unique computer password he used as a teenager is linked to the murder of a department of defense contractor. The case escalates when an intruder breaks into McGee's home in an attempt to steal his archaic high-school computer.

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Episode 15

Crossing the Line

Tue, Feb 26, 2019 60 mins

The NCIS team investigates a man overboard fatality from a Navy destroyer at sea. Also, Torres is frustrated with Vance's assignment to mentor three high-school students.

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Episode 16

Bears and Cubs

Tue, Mar 12, 2019 60 mins

Jimmy is torn between family and work after his father-in-law, Ed, asks him to tamper with evidence from NCIS' current murder investigation. Also, Ed's poker buddy, Anthony DiNozzo Sr., offers to help with the case.

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Episode 17

Silent Service

Tue, Mar 26, 2019 60 mins

A nuclear submarine goes radio silent while Gibbs and Bishop are aboard to conduct a murder investigation.

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Episode 18

Mona Lisa

Tue, Apr 2, 2019 60 mins

Torres relies on his team's investigative skills after he wakes up on a dilapidated fishing boat, covered in blood and unable to remember the last 12 hours.

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Episode 19


Tue, Apr 9, 2019 60 mins

Following an active shooter lockdown at a naval hospital, the NCIS team searches for a suspect who fled the scene. Also, someone from Sloane's past was inside the hospital and is a key witness in the case.

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Episode 20

Hail & Farewell

Tue, Apr 16, 2019 60 mins

NCIS investigates the murder of a Marine major believed to have been killed in the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon after human remains are discovered at a construction site. A personal history with the victim drives Gibbs to solve her crime.

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Episode 21

Judge, Jury...

Tue, Apr 30, 2019 60 mins

After entering cold case DNA into the system, Kasie solves a 30-year-old murder case, but a loophole in the legal system may set the suspect free. Also, McGee visits an elite technology company in Silicon Valley that is offering him a highly paid position.

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Episode 22

...and Executioner

Tue, May 7, 2019 60 mins

NCIS finds a secret government bank account that's funding a nationwide network of vigilante justice. The team must determine who is acting as judge and jury.

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Episode 23

Lost Time

Tue, May 14, 2019 60 mins

The NCIS team investigates the murder of a Marine sergeant in the States who was hailed as a war hero for his efforts overseas. Also, Gibbs turns to Doctor Grace Confalone for advice after he uncharacteristically unravels and abandons his team at a crime scene investigation.

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Episode 24


Tue, May 21, 2019 60 mins

In the Season 16 finale, former FBI Agent Tobias Fornell pleads with Gibbs to do whatever is necessary to take down drug dealers and suppliers in the area after his daughter, Emily Fornell, is hospitalized from an opiate overdose. Gibbs is haunted by the personal aspects of the case and his history with vigilante justice.

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