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Daughters is the 24th episode of NCIS Season 16 and also the 378th episode of the entire NCIS series.


Former FBI Agent Tobias Fornell who's now a Private Investigator pleads with Gibbs to do whatever is necessary to take down drug dealers and suppliers in the area after his daughter, Emily Fornell, is hospitalized from an opiate overdose while Gibbs is haunted by the personal aspects of the case and also his own history with vigilante justice.


Act One

Act Two

Act Three

Bishop and Gibbs after finding Emily Fornell in the bathtub at a party.

Act Four

Act Five

Major Events

  • Emily Fornell was revealed to have become a drug addict largely because of Tobias's overprotective actions to his daughter.
  • Ziva David is revealed to be alive and shows up to Gibbs' basement to inform him his life is in danger.
  • It's revealed that Kasie is aware of Torres's feelings towards Bishop.



Series Regulars

Name Portrayed by Role
Leroy Jethro Gibbs Mark Harmon Special Agent in charge of the NCIS Major Case Response Team.
Timothy McGee Sean Murray Senior Special Agent and second-in command of the NCIS Major Case Response Team.
Eleanor Bishop Emily Wickersham Special Agent for the NCIS Major Case Response Team.
Nicholas Torres Wilmer Valderrama Special Agent for the NCIS Major Case Response Team.
Jacqueline Sloane Maria Bello NCIS Forensic Psychologist.
James Palmer Brian Dietzen Chief Medical Examiner for the Major Case Response Team.
Kasie Hines Diona Reasonover NCIS Forensic Specialist; Abby's replacement.
Leon Vance Rocky Carroll Director of NCIS
Donald Mallard David McCallum NCIS Historian

Recurring Cast

Name Portrayed by Role
Tobias Fornell Joe Spano Former FBI Agent
Emily Fornell Juliette Angelo Fornell's daughter
Diane Sterling Melinda McGraw Fornell and Gibbs' deceased wife
Ziva David Cote de Pablo Former NCIS Agent

Other Cast

Name Portrayed by Role
Spencer Cox AJ Achinger
Alexis Haley Tju
Berman Larry Poindexter Doctor.
Pharmacist Robert Clendenin A pharmacist.
Vargas (Daughters) Yorke G. Fryer A Doctor and surgeon.
Joseph Taylor Christopher Allen An overdose victim.
Local LEO Christopher Amitrano
Paramedic (Daughters) Michelle Lukiman
Ralph Young Jd Mendonca Uncredited role.
Technician (Daughters) Bruce M. Stockert Uncredited role.
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