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Spinning Wheel is the 11th episode of NCIS Season 13 and the 293rd episode of the entire NCIS series.

Synopsis

When Ducky is attacked by a man claiming to have information on his half-brother who supposedly died decades ago, the NCIS team jump into action as they seek to find the man responsible and solve the murder of a Marine Private while Ducky remembers the final emotional days he had with his half-brother and with Christmas approaching, Bishop and Jake reunite to discuss things and also the future of their relationship.

Prologue

Act One

Act Two

Act Three

Act Four

Act Five

Ducky hugging his long-lost half-brother, Nicholas Mallard.

Major Events

  • Ducky reveals he has a half-brother.
  • Bishop decides to end her marriage with Jake.

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.
Eleanor Bishop Emily Wickersham NCIS Probationary Agent.
Leon Vance Rocky Carroll Director of NCIS. Despite being credited, Carroll does not appear in this episode.
Donald Mallard David McCallum Chief Medical Examiner for the NCIS Major Case Response Team.

Recurring Cast

Name Portrayed by Role
Jake Malloy Jamie Bamber Eleanor Bishop's husband.
Young Donald Mallard Adam Campbell Ducky in his youth.
Young Angus Clarke Adam Croasdell Angus in his youth.
Matt Scott McGlynn

Other Cast

Name Portrayed by Role
Young Nicholas Mallard Andy Walken Nicholas Mallard as a child.
Nicholas Mallard Sewell Whitney Ducky's half-brother.
Nicholas Mallard (imposter) David Carey Foster Man mistaken to be Ducky's half-brother.
Lorraine Mallard Susan Duerden Ducky's stepmother and Nicholas Mallard's mother.
Joseph Mallard Christopher Murray Ducky and Nicholas Mallard's father.
Nigel Rand George Gerdes A Field Marshal.
Dwayne Parker Kim Robillard A man who appears in the episode.
Nurse (Spinning Wheel) Henrietta Meire A Nurse.
Sam Butler Jon Beavers A man who appears in the episode.
Coordinator Nicole J. Butler A woman who appears in the episode.
Viggo Trellis Tom Billett A man who appears in the episode.
Rufus Simms Ralph Michael Brekan A man who appears in the episode.
Woman (Spinning Wheel) Nikki Leigh A woman who appears in the episode.
Daughter (Spinning Wheel) Ashlynn Yennie A woman who appears in the episode.
London Bobby Patrick Quinlan A man who appears in the episode.
London 1973 Pub Patron Toni French A woman who appears in the episode. Uncredited role.
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