2014 Apr 15 NCIS Critique of “Alleged”

Tonight’s episode deals with a difficult subject. The writers toss in some fun and intriguing aspects to lighten the mood. “Alleged” tackles an issue that is a problem in the Navy right now—sexual assault. David has said many times since we’ve started writing our critiques that many of his cases while with NIS (the original [...]

By | 2014-04-16T02:05:51+00:00 April 16th, 2014|NCIS|7 Comments

2013 Mar 19 NCIS Critique of “Seek”

“Seek”, the eighteenth episode of the tenth season of NCIS, is directed by Michael Weatherly. In this episode, Michael had to play his role as Tony DiNozzo in front of the camera and then step behind the camera as the director. What great experience and we wonder where it will lead for him. This episode [...]

By | 2013-03-20T02:28:07+00:00 March 20th, 2013|NCIS|2 Comments

2013 Feb 26 NCIS Critique of “Detour”

The opening scene where a U.S. Naval Officer shows up bloody and wobbling as a woman needs her drains unplugged is reminiscent of “Blazing Saddles” or “City Slickers.” Only tonight’s comedic opener foreshadows a disastrous turn for Jimmy and Ducky. And why did Lt. Gordon Roth die? Jimmy Palmer says it best: “Death by drain [...]

By | 2013-02-27T03:08:25+00:00 February 27th, 2013|NCIS|1 Comment

“Freedom” Rerun critique of 12/06/11

One doesn't often think of the word "freedom" in connection with the death of a Marine. But that is precisely the connotation of this NCIS show, a repeat from last season. If this show airs again, we'll skip it. The "victim" turned out to be a creep. His wife, a "gunney" like Jethro Gibbs, played [...]

By | 2011-12-07T15:34:20+00:00 December 7th, 2011|NCIS|0 Comments