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Lost Time is the 23rd episode of NCIS Season 16 and also the 377nd episode of the entire NCIS series.


The NCIS team investigates the murder of a Marine Sergeant in the States who was hailed as a war hero for his efforts overseas, while Gibbs turns to Doctor Grace Confalone for advice after he uncharacteristically unravels and abandons his team at a crime scene.


Act One

Act Two

Torres, McGee and Bishop after Gibbs has left them.

Act Three

Act Four

Act Five

Major Events

  • Gibbs is haunted from telling McGee, Bishop and Torres about Pedro Hernandez's murder.
  • Gibbs goes to his therapist Grace for help where he reveals this secret to her and he feels he broke Rule 4.
  • Gibbs also tells Grace about burning Rule 10 to help Bishop.
  • Sloane has been revealed to have taken therapy sessions over her feelings on her daughter.
  • Leon Vance tells Gibbs that Fornell needs the latter's help, setting up the events of the next episode.


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.
Nicholas Torres Wilmer Valderrama Special Agent for the NCIS Major Case Response Team.
Eleanor Bishop Emily Wickersham 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
Grace Confalone Laura San Giacomo Doctor and therapist.

Other Cast

Name Portrayed by Role
Inga Petrov Anne Leighton Former FSB specialist.
John Calfa Carl Beukes
Lori Wilson Mary Faber Victim's wife.
Mary Angela Sprinkle
Drunk Guy (Lost Time) Gus Buktenica
Drunk Woman Heather Grace Hancock
Clara Woods Crystal Coney