When the body of a missing NCIS facilities manager is found four months after disappearing on the day of the Navy Yard bombings, the team is assigned to investigate the strange case for one of their own.
Palmer: No, you know what? I take it back. It is not okay. I appreciate you throwing me a bone once in a while, or in this case a finger but it's not enough. I want to step up in all aspects of my career. And I will not let you send me on my way because you think something is...what...beyond my reach? It's not beyond my reach. I can help. I want to help. I want you to teach me that. Ducky: Are you through? Palmer: I believe so, yes. Ducky: Then pull up a stool.
Tony: It's weird doing this stuff without her [Abby] isn't it? It's like going to a puppet show, except all the puppets are just laying there on the stage. These dead puppets. Sorry. Ziva: Why are you sorry? Tony: It's ... Ziva: My father dies and all of a sudden you cannot talk to me about dead puppets. I'm fine, Tony.