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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.

Each season of NCIS has at least one memorable episode, so it isn't necessarily easy to figure out what the top season is. Is your favorite season of NCIS not as high as it should be? Be sure to vote it up so it rises to the top. If you want to answer the questions, "What is the best season of NCIS?" and "Which season of NCIS is the best?" then this list will have you covered.

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NCIS - Season 9 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Seasons of NCIS
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NCIS - Season 9

The ninth season of NCIS premiered on September 20, 2011 and contains 24 episodes. This season finds the team investigating the insurance CEO-turned terrorist, Harper Dearing.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Nature of the Beast," "The Missionary Position," and "Till Death Do Us Part."

Memorable moments from Season 9 include:

- The NCIS building is damaged in a bombing.
- Ducky has a heart attack.
- Gibbs is shot.
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NCIS - Season 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Seasons of NCIS
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NCIS - Season 3

The third season of NCIS premiered on September 20, 2005 and contains 24 episodes. This season finds Gibbs and the team seeking to avenge the murder of Kate.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Kill Ari (Part I & 2)," "Under Covers," and "Hiatus (Part I & 2)."

Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

- Ziva shoots and kills Ari.
- Ziva and Tony are held captive.
- Gibbs is hurt in a ship bombing.
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NCIS - Season 5 is listed (or ranked) 3 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) 4 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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