NCIS (2010): S08E01 – Spider and the Fly


Introduction

The eighth season of the police procedural drama NCIS was originally broadcast between 21 September 2010 and 17 May 2011.

Outline

Following Jackson Gibbs’ (guest star Ralph Waite) confrontation with Paloma Reynosa (guest star Jacqueline Obradors), he is placed in NCIS protective custody at his son’s house. A few months later, the death of a helicopter pilot embroils the team in the Reynosa Cartel’s vendetta with Gibbs, making each team member a target. Paloma Reynosa, head of the cartel, plays a game of cat and mouse with NCIS as she makes a wide trail through the US, expanding her cartel’s influence. Tensions erupt when Alejandro Rivera (guest star Marco Sanchez), calls Abby on her bluff to send the report on the Pedro Hernandez murder and threatens her in front of Gibbs. Aware of his involvement in the Reynosa Cartel, NCIS leads Rivera into a trap at a safehouse, tricking him into thinking his sister is dead and those responsible are in protective custody. Rivera takes the bait and intends to exact revenge, but ends up fatally shooting his own sister. Meanwhile, Leon Vance, whilst putting the report implicating Gibbs in a place no one will find it, receives a mysterious text message from Eli David, Director of Mossad claiming “I found him”.

NCIS Series 08

You can find a full index of NCIS Series 08 here.

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

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): Dennis Smith.
  • Writer(s): Gary Glasberg.
  • Release Date: 21 September 2010.
  • Running Time: 39-44 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

 

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