The BEST episodes written by David J. North

Mona Lisa
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7.94
1025 votes

#1 - Mona Lisa

NCIS - Season 16 - Episode 18

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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Aliyah
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7.85
1846 votes

#2 - Aliyah

NCIS - Season 6 - Episode 25

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.

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...and Executioner
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7.84
1012 votes

#3 - ...and Executioner

NCIS - Season 16 - Episode 22

After 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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Head of the Snake
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7.83
618 votes

#4 - Head of the Snake

NCIS - Season 18 - Episode 5

Gibbs and Fornell’s crusade to find the head of the drug ring responsible for Fornell’s daughter’s overdose comes to a climax. Gibbs and Vance finally let the team in on a case that has dangerous implications.

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Watchdog
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7.81
596 votes

#5 - Watchdog

NCIS - Season 18 - Episode 10

NCIS uncovers a secret dogfighting ring, which leads to an unexpected move by one of the team members.

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Once Upon a Tim
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7.76
1007 votes

#6 - Once Upon a Tim

NCIS - Season 16 - Episode 14

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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Lost & Found
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7.72
1660 votes

#7 - Lost & Found

NCIS - Season 5 - Episode 9

The NCIS team has to babysit a 9-year-old son of a missing man, a survivalist who is somehow connected to a cold case murder. The investigation leads the team into the wilderness, where they discover a shocking truth about the man's past.

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High Tide
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7.72
1339 votes

#8 - High Tide

NCIS - Season 15 - Episode 11

Torres and Bishop go undercover as a criminal couple available for hire, during an NCIS sting operation tracking illegal drug-running out of the Norfolk civilian marina.

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One More Chance
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7.71
1139 votes

#9 - One More Chance

NCIS: Los Angeles - Season 5 - Episode 22

Sam is convinced that the theft of software for a new unmanned aerial vehicle is connected with the disappearance of the lead engineer's 10-year-old daughter, a girl Sam once provided protection detail for in Saudi Arabia.

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A Thousand Words
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7.71
1054 votes

#10 - A Thousand Words

NCIS - Season 16 - Episode 7

After a mural by a street artist and activist is stolen, 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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A Many Splendored Thing
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7.70
1981 votes

#11 - A Many Splendored Thing

NCIS - Season 14 - Episode 16

Bishop is more determined than ever to seek revenge for the murder of Qasim, her late boyfriend, after Gibbs and the team find a new lead in the Chen case. Also, Torres teaches the agents the art of pickpocketing.

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The Numerical Limit
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7.70
1286 votes

#12 - The Numerical Limit

NCIS - Season 15 - Episode 19

Gibbs is granted protective custody of a 10-year-old orphaned refugee, Elena, when an NCIS case reveals she is the target of a violent gang.

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Fallout
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7.69
1203 votes

#13 - Fallout

NCIS - Season 15 - Episode 23

While Gibbs attends the memorial service for a friend who was lost at sea, he discovers that the deceased, Navy Captain Phillip Brooks, has been hiding in a fallout shelter after his boat was attacked and he swam to shore.

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Blowback
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7.68
1425 votes

#14 - Blowback

NCIS - Season 4 - Episode 14

After catching an international arms dealer, the NCIS team learns that Navy's highly classified weapons system will be sold to "La Grenouille," an important arms dealer. To stop the transaction, the team will send Ducky undercover. Meanwhile, another government agency appears to be working on the same case, with different plans.

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Fake It 'Til You Make It
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7.67
1674 votes

#15 - Fake It 'Til You Make It

NCIS - Season 15 - Episode 5

After Reeves sees his friend get kidnapped, the NCIS team discovers the primary suspect disappeared two days ago with confidential military information. Also, an embarrassing photo from McGee’s teenage years becomes a popular meme.

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Institutionalized
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7.66
865 votes

#16 - Institutionalized

NCIS - Season 17 - Episode 6

After a petty officer’s son is found murdered at his “welcome home from prison” party, evidence suggests Kasie’s lifelong best friend, Dante Brown, is the suspect.

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The Voyeur's Web
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7.66
1293 votes

#17 - The Voyeur's Web

NCIS - Season 3 - Episode 6

The NCIS team takes upon a strange case - a Marine's wife was murdered live on the Internet. The investigation reveals that two housewives were running a live Internet sex site and now they are both missing. While looking for them, the team will try to track down the webmaster and solve the alleged murder case.

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Once Bitten, Twice Die
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7.63
1834 votes

#18 - Once Bitten, Twice Die

Scorpion - Season 1 - Episode 18

When a conflict in Eastern Europe threatens to escalate, Team Scorpion is called on to help facilitate secret peace talks to prevent World War III.

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Love Lost
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7.62
382 votes

#19 - Love Lost

NCIS - Season 20 - Episode 7

NCIS must investigate the Secretary of the Navy when her husband claims she tried to murder him.

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One Book, Two Covers
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7.60
1915 votes

#20 - One Book, Two Covers

NCIS - Season 14 - Episode 21

Torres must rely on old case notes and contacts after a Marine’s murder is linked to a former dirt bike gang he joined for a year-long undercover operation.

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Cover Story
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7.60
1505 votes

#21 - Cover Story

NCIS - Season 4 - Episode 20

McGee is under high pressure during the murder investigation of a Petty Officer based on the character for his latest book, with very little information to go on.

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Last Dance
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7.58
462 votes

#22 - Last Dance

NCIS - Season 19 - Episode 18

When an infamous arms dealer, Reymundo Diaz, is released from prison and bodies start piling up, Torres is forced to face the repercussions of his actions during an undercover operation he worked on years ago.

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Bikini Wax
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7.58
1401 votes

#23 - Bikini Wax

NCIS - Season 2 - Episode 18

A petty officer that just returned to his job is found dead in the backstage of the bikini contest. The team finds out that she possibly had a stalker behind her back.

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Agent Afloat
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7.57
1881 votes

#24 - Agent Afloat

NCIS - Season 6 - Episode 2

DiNozzo's investigation into a Navy Lieutenant's apparent suicide takes a surprising and deadly turn when its seems that it might have a connection to a larger, deadly scheme.

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Power Down
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7.56
2145 votes

#25 - Power Down

NCIS - Season 7 - Episode 8

The team literally finds themselves in the dark when the investigation into the death of a lieutenant is connected to a city-wide blackout.

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Singled Out
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7.48
1581 votes

#26 - Singled Out

NCIS - Season 4 - Episode 3

An abandoned car is found full of blood, registered to a missing Navy lieutenant. The NCIS team learns that the missing lieutenant was profiling men, trying to find a perfect man for herself. When they find out that the woman intended to go to a seminar at a local hotel, Ziva goes undercover to find more information. Ducky is busy going through the profiles of the men. Jenny makes a secret offer to Tony.

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Bounce
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7.48
1697 votes

#27 - Bounce

NCIS - Season 6 - Episode 16

A murder prompts the reopening of one of Tony's old investigations, leading Gibbs and DiNozzo to reverse roles to solve the case.

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Blast From the Past
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7.45
1189 votes

#28 - Blast From the Past

NCIS - Season 12 - Episode 16

A covert identity created for one of Gibbs’ undercover cases 20 years ago resurfaces after a murder victim is found living under the alias.

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Model Behavior
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7.41
1403 votes

#29 - Model Behavior

NCIS - Season 3 - Episode 11

While filming a reality show on a Marine base, a supermodel dies and the NCIS team must discover who is the model's murderer. They discover a love triangle between the model and three other men, all suspects. Meanwhile, Jenny is disturbed by Gibbs when he doesn't want to attend an award ceremony in his honor.

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Nine Lives
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7.40
1818 votes

#30 - Nine Lives

NCIS - Season 6 - Episode 5

Gibbs' hunt for the killer of a marine puts him on a collision course with an old friend.

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Love & War
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7.38
1732 votes

#31 - Love & War

NCIS - Season 6 - Episode 14

The team discovers a link between a sergeant's murder and his possibly treasonous private life.

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