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"Navy CIS" shock: Series icon Mark Harmon gets out


The day that most “NCIS” fans feared has now come: Mark Harmon aka Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs is leaving after 18 years.

The day that most “NCIS” fans feared has now come: Mark Harmon aka Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs is leaving after 18 years.

While the 18th season of "NCIS" has only just been broadcast in Germany, US fans can already enjoy the 19th season of "NCIS" *.

But the fourth episode was not that good for most viewers.

The farewell hits hard fans of the first hour in particular - they let their emotions run free on Twitter.

For others, the farewell doesn't seem so surprising.

After all, the actor Mark Harmon (70) has been talking about wanting to get out of the series for a long time, according to,

among other things


But how did the series farewell go?

"NCIS": This is how Special Agent Gibbs says goodbye

++ Warning, spoilers ++

In episode four of season 19, Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs and Timothy "Tim" McGee (Sean Murray) solve the case of a hit man.

Gibbs was originally suspended from duty - but since the case was successfully closed, the director of NCIS, Leon Vance (Rocky Carroll) offers him his job again.

Gibbs refuses, after all, he has "found his peace." And he also told McGee: "I'm not going back, Tim" and adds:

"I'm not going home anymore."

This scene probably hits the fans right in the middle into the heart, as this tweet shows:

Oh no !!

I've been watching this show since it started airing!

😭 # NCIS

- 『HJ』 ☀️🌻 ♡ 365 ♡ (@ HJHofT17) October 12, 2021

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"NCIS" fans can breathe a sigh of relief in at least one thing:

Special Agent Gibbs does not die a serial death


That still leaves a small glimmer of hope for a comeback.

But would Gibbs return?

"NCIS": Is there a comeback for Gibbs?

Of course, the question cannot be answered unequivocally.

At least the showrunner Steve Binder announced to the US magazine Deadline:

"As an executive producer and dear friend of mine, Mark will remain an important part of the structure of the series."

So Mark Harmon is still active behind the camera.


Mark Harmon played the role of special agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs in the US series "NCIS" for 18 years.

Now he is getting out.

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"Navy CIS" and "Navy CIS: LA": Several leading actors quit


Binder adds, “Our guiding star has always been to be true to our characters, and that truth has always driven what stories we tell and where the characters go.

As for the future of Gibbs and how long-time fans may have noticed over the years ...

Never do the math without Leroy Jethro Gibbs

. "With" NCIS "everything seems to be possible.

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Source: merkur

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