2013 Mar 26 NCIS Critique of “Squall”

Well, they did it again. The writers and producer of NCIS continue this season’s emphasis on developing warm and fuzzy episodes featuring the team members who have been portrayed as dysfunctional in earlier seasons. Can they ever return to the blood and guts of the past? Don’t get us wrong. We are not complaining. We [...]

By | 2017-05-19T13:10:24+00:00 March 27th, 2013|NCIS|1 Comment

2012 Dec 18 NCIS Critique of “You Better Watch Out”

Though we’ve never given out stars on our NCIS blog, in our view tonight’s performances earn four and a half stars. In this Christmas episode, NCIS writers give us a touching and heartwarming family story. Occasionally the producers feature a popular Hollywood star, which generates excitement among certain viewers. When Jamie Lee Curtis appeared on [...]

By | 2017-05-19T13:10:24+00:00 December 19th, 2012|NCIS|1 Comment

2012 Mar 27, Critique of “The Good Son”

We give two thumbs up to this NCIS episode, “The Good Son”. The sizzling plot turned out to be a nail biter, one so well written that the resolve fooled even the most astute viewer. Diane points out that in many episodes the development of suspects are predictable: The writers show the viewers two or [...]

By | 2017-05-19T13:10:27+00:00 March 28th, 2012|NCIS|3 Comments

2012 Mar 20 – “The Tell”

In tonight’s episode, Dr. Samantha Ryan (Jamie Lee Curtis) convinced Vance and Gibbs to join her PsyOps (Psychological Operations) group in analyzing a military contractor’s reaction to an assassination attempt on SecNav. Her theory was that as a Psychologist she could “tell” from Mr. Wicke’s physical response to developing revelations of evidence, if he was [...]

By | 2017-05-19T13:10:27+00:00 March 21st, 2012|NCIS|2 Comments