Season 9 Episode 1

Nature of the Beast

Aired Tuesday 8:00 PM Sep 20, 2011 on CBS

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  • The 9th Season Opens With Tony Recovering From A Gunshot Wound In Hospital. He Got The Wound During His Secret Mission. Gibbs Must Piece The Truth Together.

    Following the cliffhanger ending of the eight season, "Nature Of The Beast" was a confusing but solid season opener. In my opinion, this episode's plot had some similarities with the premiere of the seventh season as we saw what the team did in May, June, July and August. It was actually hard to guess who the "leak" was. Casey Stratton's character was great and hopefully this is not the last time we will see him. I hope the writers get rid of E.J. Barrett. I do not like her and she could ruin the show. I thought the scene where Cade, Barrett and Tony were shot was shocking. I also thought the "leak" was E.J. but it was revealed to be Cade. Another thing I did not see coming was Stratton's involvement in the case. Good season premiere. Hopefully next episode is better.