Season 3 Episodes

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Hiatus (2)

Season 3, Episode 24 - Air Date: 5/16/2006
The NCIS team must work on an assignment against a terrorist group without Gibbs, who is still recovering from the explosion.
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Hiatus (1)

Season 3, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/9/2006
While working on an assignment, Gibbs is seriously injured in an explosion, and taken to a hospital, where he recalls his painful past, which he has always hidden from others.
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Season 3, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/2/2006
The NCIS team must protect Ziva when a suspect dies while being in custody, and her tactic might be the reason why the person died.
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Season 3, Episode 21 - Air Date: 4/25/2006
While working on just a regular murder case with the rest of the NCIS team, Abby is almost killed by an evidence from the case and soon it becomes clear that the murder was staged, and that someone wants Abby dead.
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Season 3, Episode 20 - Air Date: 4/18/2006
When a Pentagon cryptographer is found dead, the NCIS team has to discover whether the person was or wasn't a Pentagon mole, and if the person committed suicide.
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Season 3, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/4/2006
Gibbs and the team are called in when a couple of kids stumble upon the body of a missing Marine in a frozen lake.
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Season 3, Episode 18 - Air Date: 3/14/2006
The NCIS team must stop a teenage student from detonating a bomb attached to his body, while he's taking the other students hostage at a Quantico base high school.
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Season 3, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/7/2006
When Marine dog tags are found in a national forest by a group of teens, the NCIS team is called in to investigate.
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Family Secrets

Season 3, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/28/2006
When an ambulance explodes while carrying the remains of a Marine's body that was killed in a car crash, the NCIS team is called in to investigate what actually happened.
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Head Case

Season 3, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/7/2006
While discovering an illegal automotive chop shop, the NCIS team stumbles upon a severed head of a Marine, hidden in one of the cars from the shop.
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Light Sleeper

Season 3, Episode 14 - Air Date: 1/24/2006
The NCIS team investigates the murder of two Marine wives, and must find the murderers before they attack their next target, another woman.
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Season 3, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/17/2006
When a Commander in charge of a shipment of fuel rods for nuclear power stations disappears, the NCIS team is called in.
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Boxed In

Season 3, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/10/2006
While on investigation at a shipyard, looking for smuggled weapons, Tony and Ziva dissapear and it's up to NCIS to find them.
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Model Behavior

Season 3, Episode 11 - Air Date: 12/13/2005
While filming a reality show on a Marine base, a supermodel dies and the NCIS team must discover who is the model's murderer.
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Season 3, Episode 10 - Air Date: 11/29/2005
While on duty, McGee kills a man who is later discovered to be an undercover police officer. When Jenny decides to approve the investigation on McGee, the NCIS team is forced to prove that McGee is not guilty, pushing Gibbs' relationship with Jen to the limit.
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Season 3, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/22/2005
Tony is accused of murdering a woman whos body was found at Quantico and the team must prove his innocence.
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Under Covers

Season 3, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/8/2005
When bodies of two hired assassins are delivered to the NCIS team, Ziva & Tony go undercover assuming the victim's identities in order to find the person who hired the assassins for their mission.
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Honor Code

Season 3, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/1/2005
When a 6-year-old boy informs the NCIS team that his father was kidnapped, the team discovers that the missing father is actually a Lt.
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The Voyeur's Web

Season 3, Episode 6 - Air Date: 10/25/2005
The NCIS team takes upon a strange case - a Marine's wife was murdered live on the Internet. The investigation reveals that two housewives were running a live Internet sex site and now they are both missing.
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Season 3, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/18/2005
When an officer is shot to death on the freeway, the NCIS team takes upon the investigation. The first lead, a fact that the victim was leading a double life, takes them to a possible solution of the crime, but the tables are turned when the victim's dying message is discovered and it leads them to a totally different clue.
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Silver War

Season 3, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/11/2005
When a corpse of a man is found inside a tomb that comes from the Civil War, the team discovers that the victim, a Sergeant, was buried alive.
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Mind Games

Season 3, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/4/2005
Gibbs is ordered to talk to a convict that is about to be executed, in order to discover information about the place where he hid his victims, but when the plan doesn't work, the team must solve the case in their own way.
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Kill Ari (2)

Season 3, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/27/2005
Still stressed over Kate's death, Gibbs is even more hurt when Ari kidnaps Ducky and decides to play with his mind.
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Kill Ari - Part 1 (2)

Season 3, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/20/2005
After the terrorist's attack, the NCIS team is shocked and is trying to cope with Kate's sudden death, each in their own way.