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Institutionalized is the 6th episode of NCIS Season 17 and also the 384th episode of the entire NCIS series.


When a Petty Officer's son is found murdered at his "welcome home from prison" party, the evidence suggests Kasie's lifelong best friend, Dante Brown, is the suspect.


Act One

Act Two

Gibbs after discovering that Kasie was in the same house as their suspect, Dante Brown.

Act Three

Act Four

Act Five


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
Donald Mallard David McCallum NCIS Historian. Despite being credited, McCallum doesn't appear in this episode.

Other Cast

Name Portrayed by Role
Dante Brown (Institutionalized) Devale Ellis Kasie's best friend and suspect.
Desmond Walters Wayne Lopez Prison Sergeant and drug smuggler.
Renee Quichera Bertila Damas Master Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy and Kendall Quichera's aunt.
Kendall Quichera Brent Henri Murder victim.
Rita Brindle Elizabeth Laidlaw Correction Officer.
Benny Martin Copping
Ricky McCoy E. Ambriz De Colosio
Edgar Ramirez Carl Donelson
Tanya Owens Mary Kate Garrney
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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)