NCIS Season Finale, CBS, May 6, 2024, “Reef Madness”


NCIS, the long-running police procedural drama, concludes its twenty-first season with the finale episode “Reef Madness.”

In tonight’s season finale, Parker and Knight discover three bodies on an old Navy ship that is about to be sunk and turned into an artificial reef. As they investigate, they suddenly find themselves locked inside by a mysterious figure. The synopsis hints at a threatening situation that could put the agents in danger, adding a layer of tension to the episode’s narrative.

The finale also teases a unique opportunity offered to Knight by Director Vance, which could potentially impact his future with the team.

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The cast of NCIS includes Sean Murray as Special Agent Timothy McGee, Wilmer Valderrama as Special Agent Nicholas “Nick” Torres, Katrina Law as Special Agent Jessica Knight, Brian Dietzen as Dr. Jimmy Palmer, Diona Reasonover as Forensic Scientist Kasie Hines, Rocky Carroll as Director Leon Vance, and Gary Cole as Supervisory Special Agent Alden Parker.

Leading up to the finale, the twenty-first season of NCIS has explored various storylines and arcs. One of the ongoing narratives has been the team’s adjustment to the leadership of Alden Parker, who took over for Leroy Jethro Gibbs (played by Mark Harmon) in the previous season. The dynamic between Parker and the rest of the team has been a central focus, with Parker eventually winning over his colleagues and viewers alike.

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Another significant storyline has been the development of the relationship between Jessica Knight and Jimmy Palmer. In the previous season, Knight confessed her love for Palmer in front of the team, leaving viewers eager to see how their relationship would evolve in the current season. The finale synopsis hints at further complications in their relationship as Knight’s father, an NCIS agent, comes to visit.

NCIS has received numerous accolades over the years and has become the third-longest-running drama series in TV history, following only Law & Order: SVU and Law & Order.

NCIS airs on CBS at 9:00 PM on Monday, May 6, 2024.

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