Season 9 Finale: "Till Death Do Us Part"
When the NCIS team decided to go after renowned terrorist Harper Dearing, they knew the mission wouldn't be easy. After all, Dearing was hellbent on killing Leroy Jethro Gibbs, whom he claimed was partly responsible for his son's fiery death in a Naval ship explosion. Since Gibbs was in charge of investigating the case, Dearing wanted nothing more than to end Gibbs' life to avenge his son's untimely death.
In order to get to Gibbs, Dearing released Dr. Samantha Ryan's ex-husband from prison, putting the team on full alert. Unfortunately for Jimmy Palmer, the increased terrorist threats meant his friends and colleagues couldn't attend his destination wedding in Florida.
As the team hunted Dearing, they learned they were in more danger than they had initially imagined. The terrorist planted a bomb in NCIS Director Leon Vance's car, and which exploded as the team went to evacuate a nearby building.
Anthony DiNozzo and Ziva David were trapped in an elevator, while Gibbs, Abby Sciuto, and Timothy McGee were injured by the blast. And just as Ducky learned the news about his coworkers, he hit the floor and started having a heart attack ...