A detective of the Metro PD approaches Gibbs on the day before Christmas Eve while investigating a burglary and double homicide involving an older couple in their upscale home. A delivery driver saw a third person inside the house; fingerprints at the scene lead to a former Navy hospital corpsman second-class (HM2), Quinn, who served in Vietnam with The Walking Dead, and who supposedly died 17 years before; Ducky signed the death certificate for Quinn. Abby sees Santa Claus and makes a picture of herself with him. Gibbs, acting on a suggestion by Ducky, finds Quinn at the The Wall; then the gang get a project for Christmas Day; Tony finds an unpleasant Christmas gift. The Metro cop rushes to nail Quinn, but the team believe otherwise, and they persist in their efforts; Gibbs, Tony, and Ziva meet the cop at the scene, and the real bad guy joins them, so they bust him. McGee gets a shock; Gibbs makes a delivery and a telephone call.
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Quinn is in Gibbs' car, the sketch he drew is in his left jacket pocket. When he gets out of the car and hands the sketch to Gibbs, Quinn takes it from his right pocket. See more
NCIS Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo
[rubbing his feet on the carpet as he walks up to McGee, in a singsong voice
Friction makes a static charge.
NCIS Special Agent Timothy McGee
Would you stop that? I'm still humming from the Taser.
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