Season 9 Episode 16

Psych Out

Aired Tuesday 8:00 PM Feb 21, 2012 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • Gibbs' Rule #42: Don't ever accept an apology from someone who just sucker punched you.

    • TRIVIA: Kirsten Nelson, who played Beth Banks, the victim's ex-wife in the NCIS episode "Psych Out" portrays Captain Karen Vick on the series Psych, which often ends episodes with an outtake that they refer to as a "Psych Out."

    • Jamie Lee Curtis's character's name is Dr Ryan; in the 2003 remake of Freaky Friday Mark Harmon's character's first name was Ryan.

    • Jamie Lee Curtis and Mark Harmon previously starred together in the 2003 remake of Freaky Friday, also starring Lindsey Lohan. 2003 was also the year in which NCIS first began.

  • Quotes

    • Gibbs: (to Dr. Ryan) I have rules too. Rule number 42: don't ever accept an apology from someone who just sucker punched you.

    • Gibbs: So I'm gonna ask you again. What do you know about the death of Robert Banks?
      Dr. Ryan: And I'm gonna tell you again. Nothing.
      Gibbs: I'm giving you a chance to come clean, Dr. Ryan. Help solve the murder of a close friend.
      Dr. Ryan: I already told you the truth.
      Gibbs: Whose truth?

    • Dr. Ryan: Did your father ever tell you he loved you?
      Tony: You're not from Accounting, are you? Why did you pretend to be?
      Dr. Ryan: I didn't. You did. You just saw what you wanted to see.
      Tony: I'm not sure I want to see you anymore.
      Dr. Ryan: O-oh. Are we breaking up already?

  • Notes

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: February 20, 2012 on Global
      United Kingdom: April 27, 2012 on FX/FX HD
      Finland: May 1, 2012 on Nelonen
      Slovakia: August 31, 2012 on Markiza
      Germany: September 2, 2012 on Sat.1

  • Allusions