NCIS (2008): S06E08 – Cloak


Introduction

The sixth season of the police procedural drama NCIS was originally broadcast between 23 September 2008 and 19 May 2009.

Outline

Gibbs sends DiNozzo and Ziva to try to break into a top-secret military facility, telling them that it is a test of the facility’s defences. When they are caught halfway through the break-in, it is revealed that the facility is in fact all a hoax, and that the mole set off the fire alarm and accessed the main computer, which had its keyboard laced with a radioactive substance. After returning from the operation, the director explains to the team that one of them is the mole, and explains about the radioactive trace. He scans the hands of Gibbs, Ducky, Tony and Ziva, before going to scan Abby’s hands, which sets off the Geiger counter. Abby is placed into custody. Subsequently, Abby is revealed (though not to Lee) to have been in on the plan to catch the mole from the beginning. The team is monitoring Agent Lee to see if she contacts anyone, believing that the team no longer suspects her. After Lee makes a mark on a newspaper dispenser, she is brought into custody. Lee reveals that she was forced to trade secrets, and kill two people, because her daughter Amanda had been kidnapped, though Vance suspects the ‘daughter’ is a lie to elicit sympathy specifically from Gibbs. They let her go, and the episode ends with Gibbs concealed in the back of Lee’s car saying “Looks like we’re working together.”

NCIS Series 06

You can find a full index of NCIS Series 06 here.

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

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): James Whitmore Jr.
  • Writer(s): Jesse Stern.
  • Release Date: 18 November 2008.
  • Running Time: 39-44 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

 

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