NCIS (2008): S05E17 – About Face


The fifth season of the police procedural drama NCIS was originally broadcast between 25 September 2007 and 20 May 2008.

It marked the end of Donald P. Bellasario’s involvement as showrunner. The new showrunner, starting from this season, was Shane Brennan.


When investigating the death of a man at a building site, Jimmy Palmer follows a suspicious man who is snooping around, only for the man to shoot at him. Left shellshocked, Jimmy struggles to remember the man’s face and thus identify him. In the end, the team finds him but the shooter tries to flee but Jimmy manages to stop him in his car.

NCIS Series 05

You can find a full index of NCIS Series 05 here.

You can find a full index and overview of the NCIS Franchise here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): Dennis Smith.
  • Writer(s): Alfonso H. Moreno, Reed Steiner, and Jesse Stern.
  • Release Date: 13 May 2008.
  • Running Time: 39-44 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.


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