After a college fair at a high school, in Fairfax, Virginia, in the burbs of Washington, DC, a disguised unknown assailant shoves a Navy recruiter, Simon, a petty officer first-class, down a staircase and then crushes his skull; Gibbs and company investigate. Dr. Walter Magnus, Ducky's predecessor, sad and confused, suffering from Alzheimer's disease, visits, and he offers advice. Tony and McGee pursue one unpleasant and unproductive lead, then Tony and Ziva meet one of Simon's friends, who leads the gang to another person, who also proves to be a dead end. Tony and Ziva visit another suspect, who tries to escape. Gibbs and the gang eventually figure it out, confront the killer, and help to recruit a new sailor.
Did You Know?
First aired one month (almost to the day) after the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act was signed. DADT officially ended six months (again almost to the day) after the air date. See more
The recruitment pamphlets the Petty Officer hands to the high school student in the opening scene, as well as those later strewn about in the stairwell, are Marine Corps publications, not Navy. The Marine Corps Emblem, the Eagle, Globe and Anchor, are clearly visible on the front. See more
Doctor Walter Magnus
Unbelieveable. What I would have give for a- a piece of hardware like her - I mean like this.
Dr. Donald Mallard
Well you were part of a different era, Walter
Special Agent Jethro Gibbs
Ah Hell, Doctor, nothing to be ashamed of.
The Wheels on the Bus
Performed by Michael Weatherly
(as Anthony DiNozzo) See more