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NCIS Character Timeline Infographic

Character timeline of the television show NCIS. NCIS is an American crime drama TV series, about a fictitious team of special agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, which manages criminal inquiries involving the US Navy and Marine Corps. The idea and characters were at first introduced in two episodes of the CBS series JAG (season eight episodes "Ice Queen" and "Meltdown"). The televison show, a sequel from JAG, opened on September 23, 2003, on CBS. To date it has aired for ten full seasons and has entered into syndicated reruns. Donald P. Bellisario is co-creator, along with Don McGill, as well as executive producer. This infographic indicates which characters were present for each season since the NCIS series started back on 2003. The main characters include, Leroy Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon), Caitlin Todd (Sasha Alexander), Tony DiNozzo (Michael Weatherly), Ziva David (Cote de Pablo), Abby Sciuto (Pauley Perrette), Timothy McGee (Sean Murray), Jenny Shepard (Lauren Holly), Jimmy Palmer (Brian Dietzen), Leon Vance (Rocky Carroll), and Donald "Ducky" Mallard (David McCallum). Don Johnson was originally offered the role of Gibbs, but he turned it down. Timothy McGee has numerous nicknames including Probie, Probie wan Kenobi, Probalicious, McGeek, McBarfbag, McKill Joy, McNerd, McGeekal, McFlabby, McGoogle, McMuse, McFlower Power, McLawyer, McSneaky, McFreaky, McGnome, McGruff, McGoo, McGiggle, McProbious, McZero, McShipmate, Elf Lord, McScout and McGullible. This TV series continues to be very popular with American television viewers. Via: http://www.specialcabledeals.com/cast-ncis.html