Life Before His Eyes
- Episode Description
While stopping by his usual diner for coffee, Gibbs finds himself in grave danger, prompting him to think about his past and the choices he made in his life.
- Cast & Crew
Cote de Pablo
Sean Murray (I)
- Photos (5)
- Fan Reviews (33)
Not nearly good enough for a milestone episode!
200th Episode, How time flies?
"NCIS" Marks Its 200th Episode With Gibbs Recalling His Past Decisions, After He Is Shot At His Usual Diner.
- Trivia & Quotes
Gibbs: I-I... I didn't order this.
Ann Gibbs: Well, sometimes we don't know what we want till someone shows us the possibilities.
Tony: (Interrogating Ziva in an alternative future) I remember you! Riva! Lisa...? Uh... Tiva?
Ziva: My name is Ziva David.
Tony: Ah, yes, Ziva – the icy Israeli. I followed you to a hotel pool once!
Ziva: Clearly, I made an impression – I can't say the same about you.
Ann Gibbs: Poor thing. Brain must be running in circles trying to make sense of all this. And here I am, not a day older than the last time you saw me carrying on about a mother's pride. My goodness.
Gibbs: You never told me you were proud.
Ann Gibbs: Proud of the boy I knew, proud of the man you've become, and proud of everything in-between.
Franks: Everything happens for a reason.
Gibbs: People die needlessly, I know that.
Franks: But sometimes good comes from the hurt.
Gibbs: Don't talk to me like a greeting card.
Franks: I'm talking to you like a friend.
Franks: You solved hundreds of cases. You helped families get over burying their dead by putting away murderers and terrorists.
Gibbs: I'm just doing my job.
Franks: Well, folks use, uh, paper clips and photocopy for a living. Those are jobs. What you did is more than that.
Original International Air Dates:
Canada: February 6, 2012 on Global
Sweden: February 21, 2012 on TV3
United Kingdom: April 13, 2012 on FX/FX HD
Finland: April 17, 2012 on Nelonen
Germany: April 29, 2012 on SAT 1
Slovakia: August 28, 2012 on Markiza
TRIVIA: In the scene where Tony shows up late to the hospital to see his child with Kate, the images of Kate are from Episode 22 of season 2, "SWAK." The scenes with her in the hospital are directly from that episode when they were both in the sterile room at the CDC.