The Best NCIS Episodes of All Time TV Episodes

The Best NCIS Episodes of All Time

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List of the best NCIS episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top NCIS episodes of all time are. Fans of NCIS are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

List ranges from Judgement Day to Ice Queen and more. What is the best NCIS episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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    Truth or Consequences is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NCIS Episodes of All Time
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    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. more

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    • Original Airing: Sep 22 2009
    • Season: NCIS - Season 7
    • Episode Number: 1
    • Director: Dennis Smith
    • Previous Episode: Aliyah
    • Next Episode: Reunion
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    Kill Ari - Part 2

    Kill Ari - Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NCIS Episodes of All Time
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    Still stressed over Kate's death, Gibbs is even more hurt when Ari kidnaps Ducky and decides to play with his mind. Gibbs sends Tony to follow Ziva, and after Jenny and Gibbs are almost shot to death, he is even more determined to finish once and for all with Ari, and Ziva's strange connection to Ari ...more

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    • Original Airing: Sep 27 2005
    • Season: NCIS - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 2
    • Director: James Whitmore^! Jr.
    • Previous Episode: Kill Ari - Part 1
    • Next Episode: Mind Games
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    Call of Silence

    Call of Silence is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NCIS Episodes of All Time
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    Ernie Yost, an elder Marine veteran confesses to murdering his best friends almost 60 years ago in a war battle and the NCIS's job is to solve all the secrets and save Ernie from prison. more

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    • Original Airing: Nov 23 2004
    • Season: NCIS - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 7
    • Director: Thomas J. Wright
    • Previous Episode: Terminal Leave
    • Next Episode: Heart Break
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    Kill Ari - Part 1

    Kill Ari - Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NCIS Episodes of All Time
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    After the terrorist's attack, the NCIS team is shocked and is trying to cope with Kate's sudden death, each in their own way. Now, their mission is to collect all the possible info on Ari and find a way to stop him before he does any more damage. Meanwhile, while feeling guilty over Kate's death, Gibbs ...more

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    • Original Airing: Sep 20 2005
    • Season: NCIS - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 1
    • Director: Dennis Smith
    • Previous Episode: Twilight
    • Next Episode: Kill Ari - Part 2
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    Aliyah

    Aliyah is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NCIS Episodes of All Time
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    Ziva's homecoming to Israel with Gibbs and the team is not a happy reunion with her father, the enigmatic and powerful head of Mossad. As tensions rise, Gibbs is forced to make a decision that sends shock waves through NCIS. more

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    • Original Airing: May 19 2009
    • Season: NCIS - Season 6
    • Episode Number: 25
    • Director: Dennis Smith
    • Previous Episode: Semper Fidelis
    • Next Episode: Truth or Consequences
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    Life Before His Eyes

    Life Before His Eyes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NCIS Episodes of All Time
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    "Life Before His Eyes" is the 14th episode of the ninth season of the American crime drama television series NCIS, and the 200th episode overall. It originally aired on CBS in the United States on February 7, 2012. The episode is written by Gary Glasberg and directed by Tony Wharmby, and was seen by ...more

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    • Original Airing: Feb 07 2012
    • Season: NCIS - Season 9
    • Episode Number: 14
    • Director: Tony Wharmby
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    Yankee White is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NCIS Episodes of All Time
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    "Yankee White" is the first episode in the first season of the American crime drama television series NCIS. It first aired on CBS in the United States on September 23, 2003. The episode is written by Donald P. Bellisario & Don McGill and directed by Donald P. Bellisario, and was seen by 13.04 million ...more

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    • Original Airing: Sep 23 2003
    • Season: NCIS - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 1
    • Director: Donald Bellisario, Dennis Smith
    • Previous Episode: Meltdown
    • Next Episode: Hung Out to Dry
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    A Man Walks Into a Bar ...

    A Man Walks Into a Bar ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NCIS Episodes of All Time
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    The NCIS team undergoes mandatory psych evaluations while investigating the death of a naval commander. more

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    • Original Airing: Feb 08 2011
    • Season: NCIS - Season 8
    • Episode Number: 14
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