Season 2 Episode 13

The Meat Puzzle

Aired Tuesday 8:00 PM Feb 08, 2005 on CBS

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  • Ducky gets kidnapped.....

    This episode of NCIS opens with Ducky put back together a dismembered body. When he discovers that one of the victims finger has been replaced with his big toe, Ducky discovers that one of his John Doe's is actually an ADA. When further tests are run, they confirm his discovery. When tests are run on one o the other bodies, they discover that he was a judge. It is then that the team discover that an all of the people of a case which Ducky helped with, are being killed off. So Ducky is put under protection. The defendant who was sent to prison for rape and murder, has since died and so the team believe that his family is after revenge. As tony is the first on site looking after Ducky's elderly mother, she gets a delivery of what turns out to be a 4th victim(in a barrel). As Kate takes over night duty, she hears a noise outside at night and goes to investigate. As she gets outside she finds Ducky's mother looking at a dog, and when she tells Kate that it isn't her dog, Kate realises that something is up. As she races back inside she sees that Ducky has bee taken and as she runs outside she sees a car driving of, with Ducky inside. When the body of the murderer is dug up, Abby runs some tests on his teeth. Abby discovers that the teeth belonged to the murderer and that the body is not his. Therefore someone pulled out all of his teeth and stuck them into a different skull. The brother cracks and tells Gibbs everything. Gibbs learns that Ducky is actually in the funeral parlour run by the parents of the murderer and that they go going to embalm Ducky. The team manage to find Ducky just in time.