NCIS 1/10/2006 (S03E12) "Boxed In"

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by Jonathan_S, Jan 11, 2006.

  1. Jonathan_S

    Jonathan_S Well-Known Member

    Oct 23, 2001


    I guess I was slow to pick up on the traitor running the dock security office. In retrospect I should have been suspicious when he got angry that DiNozzo and David weren't coordinating their movements through him.

    But it wasn't until he gave Gibbs the wrong directions that I realised he was assisting the terrorists.
  2. speedcouch

    speedcouch Geekneck

    Oct 23, 2003
    North Carolina
    The suspicious look on his face when they were teleconferencing with HQ made me yell "he's in out it." Besides the fact, they should never have had that telconference visible to everyone in the dock office.

    I sure that sexual innunendos between Tony and Ziva don't turn into a repeat of he and Kate. I liked that they had more of a "pal" relationship until they did that undercover op together. I get SO sick of the quasi-romance thing on network TV.

    Also, some of the idiotic things Zeva and Tony did while locked in the container were just a bit farfetched to believe of two experienced agents. Basically, from the time they went in there for cover, they weren't being too smart IMHO.

  3. Fl_Gulfer

    Fl_Gulfer Tivo's R Us

    May 27, 2005
    I liked the little Google Earth usage.
  4. jlb

    jlb Go Pats!

    Dec 13, 2001
    Burlington, VT
    I'm getting tired of the "Ziva gets her sayings wrong" thing. Was funny for maybe two episodes, now its just old hat.
  5. bc0312

    bc0312 Member

    Dec 25, 2002


  6. JTAnderson

    JTAnderson Active Member

    Jun 6, 2000
    My brother-in-law may have been driving the fork-lift on this episode of NCIS, but I'll need to zoom in really close to know for sure. Does anyone know how I can achieve the "infinite zoom with crystal clarity" capability as seen on Las Vegas or CSI? I hope it's freeware.
  7. BrandonSi

    BrandonSi New Member

    Jun 5, 2003
    Chicago, IL...
    That was the first episode I ever saw.. I thought it was pretty good.. although Ziva looks more hispanic than she does Hebrew. Who wants to use their $100 bills to see if that burning trick is true? :)
  8. mrmike

    mrmike Custom User Title

    May 2, 2001
    Burn less than half of it and they'll replace it (or is that an urban legend?)
  9. markz

    markz Well-Known Member

    Oct 22, 2002
    Would have been funnier had you said "old shoe"!
  10. Llwellyn

    Llwellyn K3DSL

    Jan 12, 2004
    Brooklyn, MD
    All US currency is made from the same material... it's a custom-blended linen. Sacrificing a $1 bill should have the same results as burning a C-note...
  11. busyba

    busyba The Funcooker

    Feb 5, 2003
    Probably because the actress playing her Cote de Pablo was born in Chile. :)
  12. mdsutherland

    mdsutherland Act Accordingly

    Feb 24, 2004
    Madison, WI
    I agree that this episode was not that great. I do like the interaction between Ziva and Tony. It is a little like him and Kate but not exactly.

    I loved Tony's line about your life would have had more meaning if we would have slept together.
  13. Meathead

    Meathead LSU Tiger!

    Feb 19, 2002
    Atlanta, GA
    It is 100% true. I once had a $100 bill that was torn in half that a friend gave me. He thought it was worthless so he just let me have it. Well, I the half I had was larger than the other half that was missing. And by larger, I mean I had BARELY over 50% of the bill.

    I sent it to the US Treasury. They have a special department for damaged currency. About a month later, I received a check for $100.
  14. Charon2

    Charon2 I want my TiVo Back

    Nov 1, 2001
    Canton, OH
    Okay, this is only my first full episode. I saw a bit of last weeks.
    Are they not in the Navy? How does the girl dressed in punk clothes get away with that in the Navy? Why doesn't anybody use rank?
  15. Amnesia

    Amnesia The Question

    Jan 30, 2005
    Boston, MA
    They are not in the Navy.

    From the NCIS Web site:
    NCIS is a primarily civilian agency that reports directly to the Secretary of the Navy, who is a civilian appointed by the President, and is thus outside both the Navy and Marine Corps chain of command.
  16. Charon2

    Charon2 I want my TiVo Back

    Nov 1, 2001
    Canton, OH
    Thank you. That helps a lot. Here I was trying to find information from and the like and never thought to check the real NCIS's website. :eek:
    Anyhow, I am enjoying it well enough so far.
  17. Jonathan_S

    Jonathan_S Well-Known Member

    Oct 23, 2001
    It might help to know that Gibbs used to be a Marine, and Ziva is on loan from Mossad.

    I believe everyone else we've seen at NCIS were always civilians, never in the military. DeNozzo was and ex-police officer (Baltimore IIRC).
    (Kate who is no longer on the show was ex-Secret Service).
  18. Warren

    Warren Wild Hair

    Oct 18, 2001
    Also there was an episode where they talk about hte goth clothes. Gibbs lets her slide on the dress code
  19. busyba

    busyba The Funcooker

    Feb 5, 2003
    And in the JAG crossover that was the NCIS pilot, when Harm was trying to intimidate Gibbs during his interrogation, Gibbs treated us to a bit of exposition concerning NCIS agents' roles relative to the military:

  20. Jonathan_S

    Jonathan_S Well-Known Member

    Oct 23, 2001
    Oh, I just remembered. The discussion of how the GPS location on the cell phone worked annoyed me. A GPS enabled phone doesn't transmit anything to a satellite (well, unless it is also an Iridium sat phone :)).

    It calculates it position based on signals received from the GPS satellites, but the only way it can report its position to anyone (911 for example) is over the cell network. If you can't talk you (probably) can't send a GPS location. (The probably, because it could theoretically be sent as an SMS message, or in a network data transmission that could be sent during a moment of brief connectivity that was too short to complete a call in). So the whole graphic of the cell sending a signal to the satellite in orbit was just all wrong.

    Of course NCIS isn't the only show to get this wrong, but it is annoying because getting it right would be just as easy.

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