NCIS (2011): S08E19 – Tell-All


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


A dying message from a naval officer attached to the Defence Intelligence Agency leads Gibbs’ team in search of a manuscript containing military information. As the team investigates further, they find the body of a murdered FBI agent, and discover that both victims were involved in the writing of a book exposing secret anti-terrorist operations. However, the team is forced to track down the anonymous author of the book when Navy intelligence officers destroy all copies of the book. With the author’s help (who is also a former Marine Lieutenant who was discharged for a failed anti-terrorist operation), they manage to arrest an arms dealer who had stolen a shipment of military weapons, but find out that she wasn’t the killer. With this new information, as well as new evidence from Abby, Gibbs deduces that the FBI agent’s husband is the killer, since he mistakenly believed that his wife was having an affair. As a minor story, Gibbs gets an invitation to a wedding, and throws it in the bin. Tony spends the entire episode trying to figure out who it is from. It turns out it was from one of his ex-wives (the same wife who married and divorced Fornell).

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): Kevin Rodney Sullivan.
  • Writer(s): Andrew Bartels.
  • Release Date: 29 March 2011.
  • Running Time: 39-44 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.


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