The BEST episodes written by Frank Cardea

Hard Knocks / Lady Godiva
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9.00
3 votes

#1 - Hard Knocks / Lady Godiva

Fantasy Island - Season 4 - Episode 22

In "Hard Knocks" an ambitious young man gets some helpful pointers from Bogey himself as he sets out to become one of those hard-boiled private eyes of the 1940's. And in "Lady Godiva" Sheila Godfrey wants to be an accomplished equestrienne gets much more than she bargained for when she becomes Lady Godiva.

A Dangerous Game
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8.50
2 votes

#2 - A Dangerous Game

Hack - Season 1 - Episode 12

Mike helps a Department of Justice employee whose sister has been kidnapped by a hitman who wants information about a banker in the Witness Protection Program who is scheduled to testify against the drug dealer whose money he laundered.

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Rendezvous
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7.99
2021 votes

#3 - Rendezvous

NCIS - Season 14 - Episode 24

Gibbs, McGee and Torres travel to a remote area in Paraguay, controlled by a group of violent rebels, in an attempt to locate a missing Navy SEAL who disappeared during an unsanctioned trip.

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Date with Destiny
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7.83
1190 votes

#4 - Date with Destiny

NCIS - Season 15 - Episode 24

Sloane is adamant that a man who held her hostage and tortured her years ago in Afghanistan, and was believed to have been killed following her rescue, is alive and in D.C. Also, Vance and Gibbs fear Sloane is willing to risk everything to destroy this man.

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Reasonable Doubts
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7.83
1364 votes

#5 - Reasonable Doubts

NCIS - Season 13 - Episode 19

The NCIS team must ascertain who is lying, the wife or the mistress, after the women accuse each other of murdering a Navy Public Affairs officer. Also, Anthony DiNozzo, Sr. helps a homeless woman who believes he is her father.

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Enemy on the Hill
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7.82
2809 votes

#6 - Enemy on the Hill

NCIS - Season 9 - Episode 4

The NCIS team searches for the person and motive behind a contract killer targeting a Navy Lieutenant Commander. Meanwhile, Abby uncovers new information about her family after undergoing tests for a kidney donation.

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Day in Court
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7.81
1326 votes

#7 - Day in Court

NCIS - Season 13 - Episode 9

In order to clear his name, a petty officer volunteers to be court martialed if NCIS agrees to conduct its own investigation after his murder case is dismissed due to a mishandled warrant. Also, Bishop and Jake discuss their marital problems.

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Revenge
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7.80
2155 votes

#8 - Revenge

NCIS - Season 10 - Episode 22

In retaliation for the murders of Eli David and Jackie Vance, the NCIS team feverishly searches for Bodnar despite orders from Homeland Security to relinquish the case.

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Off the Grid
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7.79
1600 votes

#9 - Off the Grid

NCIS - Season 14 - Episode 12

After Gibbs spots the brother of an "NCIS Most Wanted" suspect, he immediately assumes his former alias and goes undercover with their infamous anti-government militia. Also, Bishop and Reeves partner on an off-the-books investigation.

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Alibi
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7.77
2132 votes

#10 - Alibi

NCIS - Season 11 - Episode 8

The NCIS team is forced to re-examine a hit-and-run murder case when a former FBI agent turned lawyer confides in Gibbs that her client’s confidential alibi is solid. Meanwhile, McGee grows suspicious of Tony’s strange behavior.

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Lost Time
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7.76
992 votes

#11 - Lost Time

NCIS - Season 16 - Episode 23

The NCIS team investigates the murder of a Marine Sergeant in the States who was hailed as a war hero for his efforts overseas. Also, Gibbs turns to Doctor Grace Confalone for advice after he uncharacteristically unravels and abandons his team at a crime scene investigation.

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The Namesake
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7.75
2622 votes

#12 - The Namesake

NCIS - Season 10 - Episode 5

A petty officer is gunned down in a billionaire’s Ferrari and the investigation leads the NCIS team to discover a link to a man Gibbs was named after.

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Sins of The Father
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7.75
2766 votes

#13 - Sins of The Father

NCIS - Season 9 - Episode 10

After Anthony DiNozzo, Sr. is found in a car with a dead body in the trunk and no memory of the previous night, the NCIS team must figure out if he is capable of murder. Meanwhile, Tony is sidelined for this case and must go against orders to try and prove his father’s innocence.

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Dead Reflection
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7.74
3178 votes

#14 - Dead Reflection

NCIS - Season 8 - Episode 21

The NCIS team tracks a Navy lieutenant's killer after a Pentagon security camera reveals a petty officer committing the crime. Meanwhile, Gibbs announces that Agent Barrett and her team will take over the Port-to-Port serial killer case.

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Dressed to Kill
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7.72
1946 votes

#15 - Dressed to Kill

NCIS - Season 11 - Episode 16

When DiNozzo confronts a man impersonating a Navy officer, guns are drawn and the perpetrator is left dead. The subsequent investigation uncovers that the only eyewitness is DiNozzo's father, who is in town to disclose a secret to his son.

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Broken Arrow
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7.72
2947 votes

#16 - Broken Arrow

NCIS - Season 8 - Episode 7

The team is surprised when Gibbs asks Tony's father to join them in a murder investigation.

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Under the Radar
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7.72
2057 votes

#17 - Under the Radar

NCIS - Season 11 - Episode 3

The NCIS team must rely on Twitter for a case involving a missing Navy Lieutenant. Meanwhile, McGee misplaces his badge but withholds the information from Gibbs and the authorities.

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Shooter
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7.71
1705 votes

#18 - Shooter

NCIS - Season 11 - Episode 22

When a Marine photographer disappears prior to providing his testimony in an Army court-martial hearing, the NCIS team investigates both the murder he witnessed as well as his current piece on military veterans who are homeless in the D.C. area. Meanwhile, Abby tries to help a young homeless woman reconnect with her family.

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Sub Rosa
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7.71
1636 votes

#19 - Sub Rosa

NCIS - Season 1 - Episode 7

A decomposed body is discovered in a tub of acid at a naval base and Ducky and Abby learn that the victim was a submariner. Gibbs discovers that there have been no reports of a sub crewmember missing, so he deduces that one of the subs has an imposter on board. With this new information, the team must find out which sub the man posing as the victim is in and what intentions he may have towards the sub.

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Probie
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7.68
1355 votes

#20 - Probie

NCIS - Season 3 - Episode 10

While on duty, McGee kills a man who is later discovered to be an undercover police officer. When Jenny decides to approve the investigation on McGee, the NCIS team is forced to prove that McGee is not guilty, pushing Gibbs' relationship with Jen to the limit. Meanwhile, Tony is troubled by his past.

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Dark Secrets
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7.68
1355 votes

#21 - Dark Secrets

NCIS - Season 15 - Episode 12

After a seemingly happy and successful Navy Lieutenant appears to have taken her own life, Gibbs and the team conduct a thorough investigation, interviewing family and friends from her past and present.

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Heart Break
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7.68
1310 votes

#22 - Heart Break

NCIS - Season 2 - Episode 8

A strange case for Gibbs and his team opens when a Navy Commander dies after successful surgery. While researching through the commander's past, the team finds out that he collected a lot of enemies lately and tracks down an ensign making him the prime suspect. Abby soon realizes that they got the wrong man.

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Playing With Fire
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7.67
2634 votes

#23 - Playing With Fire

NCIS - Season 9 - Episode 22

The NCIS investigation of a fire on a Navy vessel reveals evidence that elevates security at all U.S. Navy facilities worldwide. Meanwhile, DiNozzo and Ziva travel to Italy when an explosive device is found hidden on a Navy ship.

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Incognito
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7.66
1328 votes

#24 - Incognito

NCIS - Season 13 - Episode 3

After a Marine is found murdered in Quantico hours after calling Gibbs to discuss a possible case, Bishop and McGee go undercover as a married couple to run surveillance on a Marine Lieutenant and his wife.

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Privileged Information
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7.65
2030 votes

#25 - Privileged Information

NCIS - Season 14 - Episode 3

When the NCIS team investigates a marine sergeant’s tragic fall from a building, her doctor, Grace Confalone, confides in Gibbs and suggests he treat it as a murder investigation. Also, Torres searches for a place to live.

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The Enemy Within
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7.64
1363 votes

#26 - The Enemy Within

NCIS - Season 12 - Episode 12

The NCIS team searches for a home-grown terrorist after a rescue mission in Syria reveals an American was involved in the capture of a social worker. Meanwhile, McGee and Bishop question DiNozzo's unusual behavior. Joe Spano and Marisol Nichols guest star.

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Defiance
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7.63
3123 votes

#27 - Defiance

NCIS - Season 8 - Episode 15

A botched assassination attempt in Belgravia forces NCIS to protect the Defense Minister's daughter, who is studying in the U.S. and smitten with McGee. Meanwhile, Gibbs investigates the death of the U.S. Marine who was killed in the bombing.

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Short Fuse
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7.62
3001 votes

#28 - Short Fuse

NCIS - Season 8 - Episode 3

The team investigates a bomb tech's guarded personal life after she is attacked.

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Witness
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7.61
1350 votes

#29 - Witness

NCIS - Season 2 - Episode 14

Erin Kendall (guest star Danica McKellar) claims to have seen a murder of a sailor in an apartment across from hers. Gibbs assigns the case to McGee who believes that he can resolve it himself. However, due to the lack of physical evidence, McGee turns to the team to help him.

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Silent Night
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7.58
1716 votes

#30 - Silent Night

NCIS - Season 6 - Episode 11

While stuck working on a case over Christmas, the team searches for a suspect presumed dead...and begins to discover some startling personal revelations.

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Kill the Messenger
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7.58
1560 votes

#31 - Kill the Messenger

NCIS - Season 12 - Episode 2

When a Navy Lieutenant is killed on his way to a private meeting with the President, the NCIS team must determine if the murder was part of a recent stream of muggings in the area or a targeted hit to keep intel secret. Tony Gonzalez guest stars.

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Leap of Faith
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7.58
1601 votes

#32 - Leap of Faith

NCIS - Season 5 - Episode 5

The NCIS team is called in to stop a naval officer from committing suicide by jumping off a rooftop, but when the suicide attempt turns into a murder, the NCIS team will have to find out who did it.

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Vanished
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7.57
1323 votes

#33 - Vanished

NCIS - Season 2 - Episode 3

Marine helicopter is discovered in the middle of a crop circle in a rural area and the pilots are missing. Soon, NCIS discoveres that only one of the pilots was on the flight, that there is a decade long feud going on in town, and that the missing pilot is out for revenge.

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Head Case
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7.56
1436 votes

#34 - Head Case

NCIS - Season 3 - Episode 15

While discovering an illegal automotive chop shop, the NCIS team stumbles upon a severed head of a Marine, hidden in one of the cars from the shop. When they find possible suspects, the team will have to find the rest of the body and find the murderer.

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Dead Man Talking
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7.54
1357 votes

#35 - Dead Man Talking

NCIS - Season 1 - Episode 19

An NCIS agent has been murdered while investigating a case and the team's job is to find out what happened...

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Obsession
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7.54
2575 votes

#36 - Obsession

NCIS - Season 7 - Episode 21

DiNozzo finds himself increasingly captivated by a woman he's never met while investigating the murder of her brother.

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Prime Suspect
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7.52
2135 votes

#37 - Prime Suspect

NCIS - Season 10 - Episode 17

A media frenzy surrounding an unidentified criminal prompts Gibbs’ barber to question his son’s involvement and ask for Gibbs’ help in ruling out his son as a prime suspect.

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Untouchable
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7.50
1403 votes

#38 - Untouchable

NCIS - Season 3 - Episode 20

When a Pentagon cryptographer is found dead, the NCIS team has to discover whether the person was or wasn't a Pentagon mole, and if the person committed suicide. As the investigation continues, the team discovers that the person wasn't alone when she died, so someone must have murdered her. So, the team has to find the person, a mole, who murdered the cryptographer.

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Need to Know
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7.49
2737 votes

#39 - Need to Know

NCIS - Season 9 - Episode 17

Top-secret clearance from a Naval research laboratory is jeopardized when the murder of a Chief Petty Officer is connected to an international arms dealer. Meanwhile, Probationary Agent Ned Dorneget tries to butter up Gibbs in hopes of joining the team.

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Stakeout
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7.49
1487 votes

#40 - Stakeout

NCIS - Season 5 - Episode 12

The NCIS team goes on a stakeout in a warehouse to catch a suspected thief of a high-tech naval radar, but they accidentally end up witnessing a murder. Meanwhile, Ducky hides a secret from the rest of the team.

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Hometown Hero
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7.44
1355 votes

#41 - Hometown Hero

NCIS - Season 2 - Episode 21

A young Marine is killed in Iraq, but he was investigated by police for a murder on a young girl in his hometown. While going through his personal belongings, they find the body of that girl. The local police believes that the corpsman murdered the girl, but Gibbs believes that he is innocent and he will try to prove it with a help of Faith Coleman.

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Recoil
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7.41
1381 votes

#42 - Recoil

NCIS - Season 5 - Episode 16

While on an undercover mission, Ziva's life is put in grave danger when the serial killer she's been tracking becomes suspicious of her.

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Flesh and Blood
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7.39
2096 votes

#43 - Flesh and Blood

NCIS - Season 7 - Episode 12

Gibbs is worried about Tony's ability to handle his job when Tony's father turns out to be linked to their newest investigation, an assassination attempt on a foreign prince.

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Eye Spy
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7.38
1445 votes

#44 - Eye Spy

NCIS - Season 1 - Episode 11

When a Navy commander, who was a technical advisor to a civilian contractor for a Navy weapon, is found dead on the beach, the NCIS team investigates the murder using satellite technology.

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Capitol Offense
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7.38
1917 votes

#45 - Capitol Offense

NCIS - Season 6 - Episode 3

A distinguished senator asks Gibbs for help in solving the murder of a young female Naval officer.

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South by Southwest
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7.38
1774 votes

#46 - South by Southwest

NCIS - Season 6 - Episode 17

When a fellow agent is murdered, the NCIS teams heads into the desert to locate a woman who might hold the answer to the mystery murder.

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No Good Deed
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7.37
1221 votes

#47 - No Good Deed

NCIS - Season 12 - Episode 20

DiNozzo is partnered with his girlfriend ATF Special Agent Zoé Keates after evidence reveals that the murder weapon in an NCIS case was originally purchased for the controversial ATF sting operation “Operation Fast and Furious.” Also, Anthony DiNozzo Sr. returns to town for a special dinner to meet his son’s girlfriend.

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Double Identity
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7.35
2581 votes

#48 - Double Identity

NCIS - Season 7 - Episode 17

Gibbs and the team investigate the shooting of a Marine and uncovers more to his life than anyone would have ever imagined.

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Playback
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7.25
44 votes

#49 - Playback

Painkiller Jane - Season 1 - Episode 17

A Neuro causes the team to become stuck in a timeloop, causing them to relive the same day repeatedly. Meanwhile, the Neuro who caused the timeloop tries to finish an assassination.

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Presumed Guilty
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4.33
3 votes

#50 - Presumed Guilty

Hack - Season 2 - Episode 3

Bettina's client Brian is released on a technicality after being accused of murder, and he seeks Mike's help in finding out who actually committed the crime so that his name and reputation can be restored; Marcellus undergoes surgery and gets good news from his doctor and a rebuke from Deborah for keeping his condition hidden; Liz helps Brian find a job and place to live when his employer and his wife abandon him; Jamie uses his street skills and some fast talking to provide Mike with an impressive vehicle in his search for information to support Brian's story; when he unearths information about the victim which reveals that she and her family were not who they appeared to be, Mike traps the murderer and clears Brian's name; as Mike arrives to take him home from the hospital, Marcellus is shot by a man posing as an orderly.

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