Season 9 Episode 18

The Tell

Aired Tuesday 8:00 PM Mar 20, 2012 on CBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Dr. Ryan: You know why you're so gruff all the time? You need more sex.
      Gibbs: I'm not answering that.
      Dr. Ryan: You just did.

    • Ziva: Do you believe?
      Tony: Believe in what?
      Ziva: Well, unexplained things, secrets, occurrences that we're really not supposed to talk about?
      Tony: Oh. Well... I believe that there are moments, experiences that someone like McGee, with his trusty computer, couldn't justify.

    • Abby: Hello.
      Dr. Ryan: Hello. I'm Dr. Samantha...
      Abby: Ryan. I know. So, what am I thinking?
      Dr. Ryan: You're thinking I can't possibly know what you're thinking.
      Abby: You're good.

    • Dr. Ryan: I-I just have to ask. You're in the business of proving things with science. Why this need to chart the unexplainable?
      Abby: Wait, you're in my head, right? I'm just going to answer you in my thoughts.
      Dr. Ryan: Wow. I get it. You are a trip, Ms. Sciuto.

    • Ducky: Dr. Ryan, from the moment Jethro first mentioned your name and told me of your passion for the inner workings of the human mind, I knew I had found a...
      Dr. Ryan: ...kindred spirit. That's exactly what I was gonna to say.
      Gibbs: Plenty of time for spirits later, Duck?
      Ducky: Ah. Thank you, Jethro. Ever diligent in the war on small talk.

    • Gibbs: DiNozzo, Ziva, get going.
      Dr. Ryan: (referring to Tony) Oh, um, instead of Wink Martindale here, I think I'd like to send Elliott.
      Tony: Wink? Come on, at least go Chuck Woolery.

    • Tony: By the way, I want to thank you for allowing me to participate in the SECNAV op.
      Tyler: Thank the Doc. She's the one who chose you.
      Dr. Ryan: Yeah, I thought your game show host quality would be good for the stage.

  • Notes

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: March 20, 2012 on Global
      United Kingdom: May 11, 2012 on FX/FX HD
      Finland: May 15, 2012 on Nelonen
      Slovakia: September 4, 2012 on Markiza
      Germany: September 16, 2012 on Sat.1

  • Allusions