Season 1

Episode Guide

Yankee White

S1 E1
Sep 23, 2003
While on Air Force One, a Navy Commander dies. Agents from NCIS decide to take the investigation into their own hands and also force Secret Service Agent Kate Todd to help.

Hung Out To Dry

S1 E2
Sep 30, 2003
During a training exercise, a marine's parachute fails to open and he crashes into a parked car where two teenagers were making out. The NCIS team heads to the scene and has to determine if the marine's death was accidental or a murder.

Sea Dog

S1 E3
Oct 07, 2003
When a Navy commander's body washes up on shore along with the bodies of two drug runners, Gibbs refuses to believe that the sailor who was killed was dirty.

The Immortals

S1 E4
Oct 14, 2003
The NCIS team investigates when a seaman's body is found at the bottom of the sea in his dress whites, with a ceremonial sword. They discover that he was addicted to a Wizards and Warriors style role-playing game.

The Curse

S1 E5
Oct 28, 2003
A Navy lieutenant who was reported missing nearly ten years ago has been found by a deer hunter. When the NCIS team arrives at the scene to investigate, they see that his remains have been mummified.

High Seas

S1 E6
Nov 04, 2003
An NCIS agent who used to work under Gibbs asks for the team's help investigating a case where sailors on an aircraft carrier are dying of a drug overdose, but have no history of any kind of drug abuse.

Sub Rosa

S1 E7
Nov 18, 2003
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.

Minimum Security

S1 E8
Nov 25, 2003
The NCIS team head to Cuba to investigate a Navy translator's connection to smuggling at a detention center after he suddenly dies at the wheel of his car when returning to the U.S. from Guantanamo Bay.

Marine Down

S1 E9
Dec 16, 2003
After a marine widow receives a call from her dead husband, the NCIS team takes on the case and has to exhume the body to deduce whether the call was a prank or not.

Left For Dead

S1 E10
Jan 06, 2004
After being buried alive, a woman comes out of the grave with amnesia and the only thing she remembers is that there is a bomb aboard a Navy ship.

Eye Spy

S1 E11
Jan 13, 2004
When a Navy commander, who was a technical advisor to a civilian contractor creating a handheld sonar scanner, is found dead on the beach, the NCIS team investigates the murder using satellite technology.

My Other Left Foot

S1 E12
Feb 03, 2004
The NCIS team is called in when a severed leg bearing a marine tattoo is found in a trash bin, leading them to a small town where a murder scheme is afoot.

One Shot One Kill

S1 E13
Feb 10, 2004
The team investigates when a Marine recruitment officer is found shot to death by a sniper with a grudge, who leaves a white feather behind.

The Good Samaritan

S1 E14
Feb 17, 2004
The team investigates a murder with the help from a local sheriff, Charley, when they find out about similar murders of a Navy civilian employee and a pilot who was going through a nasty divorce.


S1 E15
Feb 24, 2004
Gibbs risks his career when his former commanding officer is accused of stealing funds.

Bete Noir

S1 E16
Mar 02, 2004
A terrorist holds Ducky, Gerald and Kate hostage while the rest of the NCIS team tries to figure out how the terrorist got inside and how to get their people out safely.

The Truth Is Out There

S1 E17
Mar 16, 2004
When the body of a marine is found after a party in an illegal night club, the team investigates a number of possible leads - including blackmail and accidental death.


S1 E18
Apr 06, 2004
The team is looking for an ex-SEAL who escaped from prison in search of revenge. He is determined to find the real murderer of his wife.

Dead Man Talking

S1 E19
Apr 27, 2004
An NCIS agent has been murdered while investigating a case and the team's job is to find out what happened.


S1 E20
May 04, 2004
A marine goes missing after a date with a reporter. During the investigation, the team discovers that three former members of his unit are dead and suspect the unit commander to be a serial killer.

Split Decision

S1 E21
May 11, 2004
When a body of a murdered marine is found in the forest, the investigation leads to the local militia and a weapon deal gone wrong.

A Weak Link

S1 E22
May 18, 2004
Gibbs and his team investigate the death of a SEAL that occurred during a training exercise.


S1 E23
May 25, 2004
The terrorist who previously held a part of the NCIS team hostage, returns with a plan to attack the President.