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Season 9 2011 - 2012

  • 2011-09-21T01:00:00+01:00 on CBS
  • 45 mins
  • 16 hours, 55 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama, Action, Adventure, Crime
Explore the inner workings of the government agency that investigates all crimes involving Navy and Marine Corps personnel, regardless of rank or position. Leading this team is NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs, a skilled investigator and interrogator who is smart, tough and willing to bend the rules to get the job done.

24 episodes

9x01 Nature of the Beast

  • Season Premiere


Gibbs and the NCIS team have to find answers regarding Tony's months-long assignment when an NCIS agent is found dead.

9x02 Restless

  • 2011-09-28T01:00:00+01:00

The NCIS team uncovers a startling surprise after a young Marine shows up to his homecoming party with a fatal stab wound.

The line between McGee's personal and professional life is blurred when NCIS uncovers a connection between his grandmother and the murder of a Navy Lieutenant.

The NCIS team searches for the person and motive behind a contract killer targeting a Navy Lieutenant Commander. Meanwhile, Abby uncovers new information about her family after undergoing tests for a kidney donation.

9x05 Safe Harbor

  • 2011-10-19T01:00:00+01:00

When a coast guard officer is gunned down on a cargo vessel, the NCIS team searches for the killer, but finds a Lebanese family seeking refuge on American soil. Meanwhile, Tony and McGee try and find the perfect woman for Gibbs.

9x06 Thirst

  • 2011-10-26T01:00:00+01:00

An NCIS case changes from accidental death to murder when evidence reveals that a Navy lieutenant died of forced over-hydration. Meanwhile, Gibbs meets Ducky's new love interest.

The NCIS team searches for answers when the current husband of both Gibbs's and Fornell's ex-wife is suspiciously kidnapped.

9x08 Engaged (1)

  • 2011-11-09T01:00:00+00:00

The NCIS team uncovers a discrepancy with DNA remains when investigating the crash of a military plane that had been transporting caskets.

9x09 Engaged (2)

  • 2011-11-16T01:00:00+00:00

As the NCIS team continues its search for a missing Marine, Gibbs and Ziva travel to her last known whereabouts in Afghanistan. Tony reveals his deepest fears and Gibbs is forced to relive events from his past.

After Anthony DiNozzo, Sr. is found in a car with a dead body in the trunk and no memory of the previous night, the NCIS team must figure out if he is capable of murder. Meanwhile, Tony is sidelined for this case and must go against orders to try and prove his father’s innocence.

9x11 Newborn King

  • 2011-12-14T01:00:00+00:00

When a Navy captain is killed in a hotel room, NCIS must track down and protect his very pregnant companion from unknown assailants. Meanwhile, Jimmy has problems of his own when he brings his future father-in-law to work.

9x12 Housekeeping

  • 2012-01-04T01:00:00+00:00

The investigation into the murder of a Navy Commander leads the NCIS team to E.J. Barrett’s whereabouts.

9x13 A Desperate Man

  • 2012-01-11T01:00:00+00:00

When a Navy lieutenant commander is found dead in a building under construction, NCIS must search for a killer while dealing with interruptions from her distraught detective husband. Meanwhile, Ray’s return has Ziva thinking about her future.

During a routine stop for his morning coffee, Gibbs finds himself staring down the barrel of a gun, forcing him to question choices he has made in the past and present

9x15 Secrets

  • 2012-02-15T01:00:00+00:00

When a Navy captain is found dead with an unusual costume hidden under his uniform, NCIS uncovers a secret society of real-life super heroes and must track down the villain.

9x16 Psych Out

  • 2012-02-22T01:00:00+00:00

Gibbs clashes with Dr. Samantha Ryan (guest star Jamie Lee Curtis) over the truth behind a navy reservist's possible suicide

9x17 Need to Know

  • 2012-02-29T01:00:00+00:00

Top-secret clearance from a Naval research laboratory is jeopardized when the murder of a Chief Petty Officer is connected to an international arms dealer. Meanwhile, Probationary Agent Ned Dorneget tries to butter up Gibbs in hopes of joining the team.

9x18 The Tell

  • 2012-03-21T00:00:00+00:00

The Secretary of the Navy partners Gibbs with Dr. Samantha Ryan after top secret information is leaked by someone on the inside.

9x19 The Good Son

  • 2012-03-28T01:00:00+01:00

A case hits close to home when the lead suspect in the murder of a petty officer is Director Vance's brother-in-law.

Following the murder of a Marine, Tony and Ziva join Ziva’s longtime friend and mentor in Columbia in a search for a missing Marine Lieutenant and Navy Chaplain. Meanwhile, Jimmy Palmer decides who will be his best man.

9x21 Rekindled

  • 2012-04-18T01:00:00+01:00

After a warehouse fire reveals missing Navy documents, posing a potential threat to national security, the NCIS team joins the Baltimore P.D. investigation, reuniting Tony with a boy from his past.

The NCIS investigation of a fire on a Navy vessel reveals evidence that elevates security at all U.S. Navy facilities worldwide. Meanwhile, DiNozzo and Ziva travel to Italy when an explosive device is found hidden on a Navy ship.

9x23 Up in Smoke

  • 2012-05-09T01:00:00+01:00

The NCIS team analyzes what secrets could be in the hands of a terrorist targeting the Navy when a high-tech bug is found inside a probationary agent’s tooth. Meanwhile, the festivities for Jimmy Palmer’s upcoming wedding continue with the bachelor party.

Terrorism shakes the foundations of the Navy and NCIS to such an extent that Gibbs and the team face surprises that will devastate them.