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Return to Sender is the 21st episode of NCIS Season 13 and also the 303rd episode of the entire NCIS series.

Synopsis

The NCIS team are reunited with FBI agent Tobias Fornell as they both investigate how two British prisoners, one of whom is a former spy both escaped after arriving in the United States via a shipping container, which also resulted in them taking a female prison guard hostage and who was ultimately killed. McGee goes apartment-hunting with DiNozzo, with McGee also determined to find out how DiNozzo purchased his own lavish place and tragedy later strikes the NCIS team yet again when a good friend is murdered.

Prologue

Act One

Gibbs at the crime scene.

Act Two

Act Three

Act Four

Act Five

Cast

Series Regulars

Name Portrayed by Role
Leroy Jethro Gibbs Mark Harmon Special Agent in charge of the NCIS Major Case Response Team.
Anthony DiNozzo Junior Michael Weatherly Senior Special Agent and second-in-command of the NCIS Major Case Response Team.
Timothy McGee Sean Murray Special Agent of the NCIS Major Case Response Team.
Abigail Sciuto Pauley Perrette Chief Forensic Specialist for the NCIS Major Case Response Team.
James Palmer Brian Dietzen Assistant Medical Examiner for the NCIS Major Case Response Team. Despite being credited, Dietzen does not appear in this episode.
Eleanor Bishop Emily Wickersham Probationary Special Agent of the NCIS Major Case Response Team.
Leon Vance Rocky Carroll Director of NCIS.
Donald Mallard David McCallum Chief Medical Examiner for the NCIS Major Case Response Team.

Recurring Cast

Name Portrayed by Role
Tobias Fornell Joe Spano Special Agent with the FBI.
Thomas Morrow Alan Dale Former NCIS Director who is now Homeland Senior Division Chief.
MTAC Tech Jill Czarnowski A female tech in MTAC.
Pamela Cook Vera Miao Director Vance's secretary.

Other Cast

Name Portrayed by Role
Jacob Scott Vince Nappo One of the escaped prisoners and a disgraced SAS agent.
Cassio Chavez Dan Hildebrand One of the escaped prisoners and a junkie.
Sandra Billingsley Anna Lee Lawson Guard at Prickwillow Prison. Uncredited role.
Chester Grimm Andy Beckwith HM Prison Service Custodial Manager.
Caroline Morrow Kate Vernon Thomas Morrow's wife.
Zaynak Darbenian Douglas Olsson Katie Darbenian's father.
Katie Darbenian Tiffany Ariany Zaynak Darbenian's daughter.
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