Date with Destiny – Sloane is adamant that a man who held her hostage and tortured her years ago in Afghanistan, and was believed to have been killed following her rescue, is alive and in D.C., leading Vance and Gibbs to fear she is willing to risk everything to destroy this man.
Fallout – While Gibbs attends the memorial service for a friend who was lost at sea, he discovers that the deceased, Navy Captain Phillip Brooks, has been hiding in a fallout shelter after his boat was attacked and he swam to shore.
Two Steps Back – When evidence reveals an NCIS team member is a hitman’s latest target, the team must search through old case files to determine who is seeking vengeance.
One Step Forward – Sara Carter begs Gibbs to investigate her mother’s murder; she believes the wrong man was convicted; Abby is awarded a dinner reservation for two to a new five-star restaurant in an igloo and has to decide which co-worker deserves to go with her.
Sight Unseen – NCIS searches for a petty officer suspected of assault who escapes when the sheriff transporting him crashes into a lake; Torres works closely with a blind witness who heard vital evidence needed to solve the case.
The Numerical Limit – Gibbs is granted protective custody of a 10-year-old orphaned refugee, Elena, when an NCIS case reveals she is the target of a violent gang.
Death from Above – The NCIS headquarters are evacuated after the team discovers a body as well as bomb materials on the roof of the squad room. Also, the team reads the first draft of Ducky’s book.
One Man’s Trash – Gibbs and Ducky see an antique war stick on television that could be the missing murder weapon to a 16-year-old cold case.
Handle with Care – Gibbs and the team work to clear the name of retired Marine Sergeant John Ross when cyanide is found in one of the hundreds of care packages he sends to active-duty Marines.
Keep Your Enemies Closer – NCIS strikes a deal with convicted murderer Paul Triff, giving him a 48-hour furlough at his former residence, now McGee’s home, in exchange for information that can convict his former cellmate, Gabriel Hicks, the murderer who deceived Gibbs and Fornell.