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The Best Seasons of NCIS  

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List of the best seasons of NCIS, listed from best to worst with pictures of DVD covers when available. Hardcore fans of the series often argue over what the greatest season of NCIS is, which is exactly why this ranked list was created. This list of the best NCIS seasons has been voted on by NCIS fans from around the world, so the order of the seasons isn't just one person's opinion.

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NCIS - Season 5 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Seasons of NCIS
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NCIS - Season 5

The fifth season of NCIS premiered on September 25, 2007 and contains 19 episodes. This season finds the team investigating La Grenouille.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Requiem," "Recoil," and "Judgment Day (Part I & 2)."

Memorable moments from Season 5 include:

- Gibbs has a near death experience.
- Jenny is shot and killed.
- Director Vance disbands the team.
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NCIS - Season 6 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Seasons of NCIS
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NCIS - Season 6

The sixth season of NCIS premiered on September 23, 2008 and contains 25 episodes. This season finds Gibbs working with a new team which includes Michelle Lee, Daniel Keating, and Brent Langer.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Last Man Standing," "Dead Reckoning," and "Aliyah."

Memorable moments from Season 6 include:

- Gibbs' new team includes a mole.
- Gibbs' ID number is written in blood.
- Ziva is captured by Somalian terrorists.
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NCIS - Season 10 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Seasons of NCIS
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NCIS - Season 10

The tenth season of NCIS premiered on September 25, 2012 and contains 24 episodes. This season focuses on the aftermath of the bombing of the Navy Yard.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Extreme Prejudice," "Canary," and "Damned If You Do."

Memorable moments from Season 10 include:

- Harper Dearing is killed.
- Ziva kills Bodnar.
- Gibbs is arrested.
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NCIS - Season 8 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Seasons of NCIS
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NCIS - Season 8

The eighth season of NCIS premiered on September 21, 2010 and contains 24 episodes. This season finds the team investigating the Port-to-Port killer.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including "Enemies Foreign," "A Man Walks Into a Bar...," and "Pyramid."

Memorable moments from Season 8 include:

- The Major Case Response Team from Spain arrives.
- Lt. Jonas Cobb is identified as the Port to Port Killer.
- Mike Franks is killed.
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