Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs
Special Agent Kate Todd
Special Agent Tony DiNozzo
Forensics Specialist Abby Sciuto
Chief M.E. Ducky Mallard
Gunnery Sergeant Freddie Alvarez
Sergeant Aaron Barnes
Asst. M.E. Gerald Jackson
ZNN Reporter Debra Green
GOOF: Gibbs says that Carlos Hathcock (The marine legend who wore a white feather; which is a trait the killer mimics in the episode) had 39 confirmed kills in Vietnam. He actually had 93 confirmed kills.
GOOF: When Gibbs shows the CO his NCIS badge he is holding it upside down.
TRIVIA: The standard operating procedure is that after any law enforcement officer fires his gun, there has to be an investigation as to the shooting. That being the case, even though the FBI wanted credit for solving the crime, why bother telling Tony to leave? Since he was the shooter, no matter what, everyone's going to know that NCIS took care of the problem.
Rule #9 - Never go anywhere without a knife. (Gibbs to Tony)
TRIVIA: In this episode, USMC Gunnery Sergeant Carlos N. Hathcock II "White Feather" is mentioned. However, they said he had 39 kills when he really has 93 confirmed kills with over 300 possible.
Kate: You really think we're going to get any potential recruits today?
Kate: A man was murdered here three days ago. Who'd choose today to decide to join up?
Gibbs: A marine.
Tony: Is there a reason why you pulled all of their heads off, Abs?
Abby: It's so we know that we've checked them.
Tony: Yeah, but the one with the round was sitting practically on top. You emptied the entire box.
Abby: Well... It was kinda fun.
Tony: And they're naked.
Abby: Shh! I am about to perform my first autopsy. (she cuts the doll head open and extracts the bullet)
Abby: You're a macho, macho man, Tony.
Gibbs: Why are the dolls naked?
Tony: I have no idea. It must be a goth thing.
Abby: (holding up the bullet) Gerald, to Abby.
Gibbs: Does Ducky know you do that?
Tony: Nice neighborhood. Maybe a couple coats of paint. . . or a bulldozer.
Gibbs: Go get 'em, Tony!
Tony: We'll strip search the roaches, boss.
Kate: What's up?
Tony: This whole sensitivity to women in the workplace thing? Backfired.
Kate: What are you talking about?
Tony: I'm talking about the way we divide our tasks. I always get the floor. Up close and personal, floors are scummy.
Kate: It's no big deal, Tony, I would've done it.
Tony: Haha. But you didn't.
Kate: Floors are scummy.
Tony: My point exactly. You would never volunteer to take the floor, I would have to suggest it. Then I would be met by lots of comments about my chauvinism and insensitivity.
Kate: Ha. I don't need a floor for that.
Tony: Cute, but my point is in order for me to be PC, I've got to take the floor.
(Kate spots a few cockroaches in the cupboard)
Kate: You want me to take the floor?
Tony: Ah, you're just saying that to humor me.
Kate: No, you have a point. And if it bothers you that much, I'll take the floor. I insist.
Kate: No problem.
(Tony sees the cockroaches)
Kate: (smiling) Heh.
Freeman: All right, listen, Gibbs, I don't have time for this bull. Will somebody please get me the damn NCIS director on the phone!
Gibbs: Well, that may be a bit of a problem. See, Thursday's his golf day.
Freeman: Listen, I'm not fooling around anymore, Gibbs.
Gibbs: Oh, I'm not either. Man has a mean handicap. (Gibbs' cellphone rings & he answers it) Yeah, Gibbs.
Tony: Hehe. Kate's got the bullet, boss.
Gibbs: Yes, sir. Yes, sir. Won't happen again, sir. (to Freeman) Looks like you win this one. Don't get used to it.
Kate: Did you have fun last night?
Tony: Oh, yeah. Got in around 4am and ah, filed evidence for another hour.
Kate: Really. Was Gibbs with you?
Tony: Oh, God, thanks for reminding me. I'd better call him, make sure he's up.
Gibbs: Hey. You're late.
Tony: And a good morning to you, sir.
Gibbs: DiNozzo, where's my bullet?
Tony: Hopefully in this box or the wall behind it. Got your knife on you, boss?
Gibbs: Rule number nine.
Gibbs & Kate: Never go anywhere without a knife.
Tony: You sure about that? I thought nine was never ask a girl her weight on the first date.
Kate: Well, that depends entirely on whether you want a second one or not, Tony.
Tony: So what was it like? ... Being his superior officer.
Kate: You mean, did I get to boss him around? Make him salute me? Call me ma'am?
Kate: It was great.
Tony: Nah, you're lying.
Kate: Am I? You know, Abby said you looked really good in your uniform too.
Tony: Did she.
Kate: Yeah. She said you'd fit right in with the biker boy, and the Indian chief, and the cowboy and all the other macho, macho men. (Walks away laughing)
Tony: Gibbs gets Dress Blue Charlies, I look like one of the Village People.
Abby: Haha. Maybe you could find a local cop and get a dance routine going.
Gibbs: Hey, DiNozzo, kinda reminds me of your apartment - except for that minty fresh urine smell.
Tony: For your information, I have a maid now.
Gibbs: You can afford a maid?
Tony: It's amazing what you can do when you don't have to pay three alimonies.
Kate: Next time drive a little faster, Tony; I think my glands still have an ounce of adrenaline left.
Tony: Responsible crime scene investigation demands a timely arrival, Kate.
Kate: Yeah, well, it would help if the investigators didn't puke all over it.
Gibbs: Ah...brings back memories...
Kate: Memories of what?
Tony: (to Kate in her uniform) Don't take this wrong...but you actually make that look good.
Tony: Kate, I need you over here on your knees. It's time to get dirty.
Tony: We need to sweep the floor for marks.
Kate: I knew that.
(Kate gets down on the floor)
Carl: That's not how they do it on CSI.
Kate: You really have to get off that couch more, Carl.
Tony: You know, if this works Abbs, you're a genius.
Abby: Oh Tony. Tell me something I don't know.
Tony: I once dated my high school music teacher.
Abby: Really. What was his name?
Kate: Are you sure you know where you're going?
Gibbs: I used to do this for a living.
Tony: They had maps back then?
Tony: Did you have any of that shrimp last night?
Kate: How could I? You shoved it all in your mouth.
Tony: Count yourself lucky.
Kate: Relax your hand or you're never gonna get it in your mouth.
Tony: I'm trying but this thing's too damn slippery.
Tony: Did you ever play with one of these when you were a kid?
Kate: Do I look like the doll type Tony?
Tony: Thought maybe if you smiled more and did something with your hair.
Tony: Do you think he'd let me borrow his uniform for the weekend?
Kate: I don't know. I just hope I'm there when you ask him.
Original International Air Dates:
Croatia: August 18, 2005 on NOVA TV
Finland: November 25, 2006 on Nelonen
France: September 08, 2004 on M6
Germany: June 16, 2005 on SAT.1
Hungary: January 16, 2006 on TV 2
Sweden: September 12, 2004 on TV3
Denmark: February 3, 2004 on TV3
The White Feather Signiture Left at the crime scene by the sniper is an allusion to Carlos Norman Hathcock II a USMC Sniper during the Vietnam War with 93 confirmed kills. The Viet Cong and NVA called Hathcock "Long Tra'ng du'Kich", translated as "White Feather Sniper", because of the white feather he kept in a band on his bush hat.
Episode Title: "One Shot, One Kill"
This is a reference to a 1995 documentary about American Marines.
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