6 Things You Didn't Know About NCIS' "Charade"

The episode marks the first time in more than 300 episodes that a car has been chopped completely in half.

The episode marks the first time in more than 300 episodes that a car has been chopped completely in half.

Special Effects Coordinator Larry Fuentes led a team through three hours of bisection using a portable reciprocating saw. 
McGee's aircraft carrier list had a LOT of real names.

McGee's aircraft carrier list had a LOT of real names.

His suggestions included: Mark Twain, William Penn, John Hancock, New Amsterdam, Susan B. Anthony, Ulysses S. Grant, John Glenn, Christa McAuliffe, Harrisburg, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Colin Powell, Meriwether Lewis, Paul Revere, Annapolis, William Jefferson Clinton, Maya Angelou, Thomas Jefferson, Sacagawea, Henry Hudson, William Seward, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Thomas Pain, Tomahawk, William Clark, Patrick Henry, John Jay, Arrow, Frank Lloyd Wright, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Chesapeake, Woodrow Wilson, Jesse Jackson, Pocahontas, Fort Sumter, Hebert Warren Wind, Appomattox, John Wesley Powell, Barbara Jordan, Helen Keller, Sojourner, John James Audubon, and Hannibal Hamlin. 
The episode marks the first time NCIS fans see Abby visiting DiNozzo's apartment.

The episode marks the first time NCIS fans see Abby visiting DiNozzo's apartment.

She had fun snooping around!
NCIS production raced inclement weather when filming Tony's bail sequence.

NCIS production raced inclement weather when filming Tony's bail sequence.

Sean Murray and Michael Weatherly filmed the scene in three takes before production was halted by rain. 
The Phony Tonys were really hungry.

The Phony Tonys were really hungry.

The scene was shot after lunch, and the Tonys skipped their meal so they could eat sandwiches in real time during each take. 
DiNozzo and the Phony Tonys posed for a fun behind-the-scenes shot.

DiNozzo and the Phony Tonys posed for a fun behind-the-scenes shot.

Looking good, Tonys!