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IRL is the 9th episode of NCIS Season 17 and also the 387th episode of the entire NCIS series.


The NCIS team investigate when a popular gaming app live-streams the murder of a Navy Petty Officer while Gibbs watches his 11-year-old neighbor, Phineas, when his mom must leave on a last-minute trip.


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Act Five

Gibbs after using a laptop to IM Phineas.


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.
Leon Vance Rocky Carroll Director of NCIS. Despite being credited, Carroll doesn't appear in this episode.
Donald Mallard David McCallum NCIS Historian. Despite being credited, McCallum doesn't appear in this episode.

Recurring Cast

Name Portrayed by Role
Mira Sahar Azam Louise Barnes AKA "Sarah", she is Gibbs's neighbor and Phineas's mother.
Phineas Jack Fisher Gibbs's neighbor who is also the son of Mira Sahar Azam (AKA "Sarah").

Other Cast

Name Portrayed by Role
Elmer Barlow Rick Overton Former senior vice president of network technologies from SwiftCast Communications.
Dustin Vanderschmitt Tyler Francavilla
Nancy (IRL) Sonya Leslie
Jesse Gilyard Paul Norwood
Emma Serafina Polite
Ian Rojas Christopher Bencomo Navy Petty Officer First Class.
Marion Reatha Grey
Virgil Carter Mitchell
Rosalind Briana Cuoco
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Out of the Darkness (episode)Into the Light (episode)Going Mobile (episode)Someone Else's Shoes (episode)Wide Awake (episode)Institutionalized (episode)No Vacancy (episode)Musical Chairs (episode)IRL (episode)The North Pole (episode)In The Wind (episode)Flight Plan (episode)Sound Off (episode)On Fire (episode)Lonely Hearts (episode)Ephemera (episode)In a Nutshell (episode)Schooled (episode)Blarney (episode)The Arizona (episode)