Eleanor "Ellie" Bishop is an NSA analyst, currently on joint assignment with NCIS.

She is married and has three brothers.

Bishop has taken firearms training at the NSA.

Her style of analysis and investigation is unusual: when processing evidence, she plugs in her ear buds to listen to music, spreads her documents and laptop on the ground and free associates food with earlier moments when she's done research or investigations.

Bishop is happy to be part of a team and enthusiastic about her work, but prefers to keep her personal life to herself.

She has shown that she is adapt and devious when interrogating suspects, and has played the role of other people in order to elicit a confession.

She is a savant who has written many research papers, one of which was used in NCIS Season 11 Episode 9 - a paper in which she predicted the exact scenario being played out during the episode.

It's possible that she has an eidetic memory: having read through an autopsy manual during a weekend, she was able to recall details in it, right down to the number of pages.

 

Eleanor "Ellie" Bishop Quotes

McGee: All right. Well you should probably know that Abby and I used to date?
Bishop: Ew. Like, each other?
McGee: Yeah.
Bishop: Wait - isn't that a violation of rule 12, never date a....
McGee: It was a long time ago. After we'd broken up, one night I went to her lab. Found a scribbled piece paper; a list. Potential boyfriends had to fulfill certain conditions by a pre-arranged date or else, goodbye.
Bishop: Such as.
McGee: Things started off relatively normal: opening the door for her, flowers, putting the seat down. Then around number 8, it gets uh...
Bishop: What?
McGee: Does she know you have these?
Bishop: Does she know you have these?
McGee: Yeah she wasn't happy when she found out.
Bishop: These are all very specific.
McGee: Yeah.
Bishop: These ideas apply to you?
McGee: No those rules weren't in place when we were together. At least I don't think so.
Bishop: What's with the two month cutoff? Abby's sabotaging herself. I've seen stuff like this before. We have to talk to her.

Bishop: Sarah Goode is....incredible. I mean after everything she's been through she's handling it so well.
Ducky: And your concern is...?
Bishop: It's all going to hit her later.
Ducky: Well some people don't begin to experience the symptoms until later. It's called delayed onset post traumatic stress disorder. And it affects almost a quarter of PTSD cases.
Bishop: Sarah wants to go back to the orphanage in Syria.
Ducky: That would be a big mistake. It could trigger...
Bishop: A breakdown.
Ducky: Yeah.

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get rid of her, she brings absolutely nothing to the show. her character is very, very forgettable. bishop definitely needs to go. bring back the coast guard lady. she can really hold her own. ofcourse, zeva would be everyone's first choice.

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@ jackie

I agree the show has lost the sparkle, she brings nothing to it, just does not meld with the other characters, her acting is useless.

NCIS Quotes

Bishop: Sarah Goode is....incredible. I mean after everything she's been through she's handling it so well.
Ducky: And your concern is...?
Bishop: It's all going to hit her later.
Ducky: Well some people don't begin to experience the symptoms until later. It's called delayed onset post traumatic stress disorder. And it affects almost a quarter of PTSD cases.
Bishop: Sarah wants to go back to the orphanage in Syria.
Ducky: That would be a big mistake. It could trigger...
Bishop: A breakdown.
Ducky: Yeah.

McGee: All right. Well you should probably know that Abby and I used to date?
Bishop: Ew. Like, each other?
McGee: Yeah.
Bishop: Wait - isn't that a violation of rule 12, never date a....
McGee: It was a long time ago. After we'd broken up, one night I went to her lab. Found a scribbled piece paper; a list. Potential boyfriends had to fulfill certain conditions by a pre-arranged date or else, goodbye.
Bishop: Such as.
McGee: Things started off relatively normal: opening the door for her, flowers, putting the seat down. Then around number 8, it gets uh...
Bishop: What?
McGee: Does she know you have these?
Bishop: Does she know you have these?
McGee: Yeah she wasn't happy when she found out.
Bishop: These are all very specific.
McGee: Yeah.
Bishop: These ideas apply to you?
McGee: No those rules weren't in place when we were together. At least I don't think so.
Bishop: What's with the two month cutoff? Abby's sabotaging herself. I've seen stuff like this before. We have to talk to her.