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Alex Kingston to Guest Star on NCIS

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Alex Kingston (ER, Doctor Who) has been cast on NCIS.

In a November sweeps episode, the actress will play Miranda Pennebaker, a woman of questionable morals, executive producer Gary Glasberg told TV Line's Matt Webb Mitovich, who first reported the casting.

Pennebaker “deals in everything from high end weapons sales to priceless gems. Her connections go all the way up the ladder of D.C. politics, and Gibbs needs her for this very disturbing, emotional case.”

Kingston, who has also appeared on Law & Order: SVU, Private Practice and FlashForward, may even reprise the role at a later date, if Glasberg has his way. He must think pretty highly of her work this fall.

Are you excited to meet this new character?

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Casting; does this mean that she is a permanent character, or has a recurring role? Hum, perhaps even another Gibbs love interest since she is a read head?

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loved her in ER think she will be good

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If she's flirty, then she'll likely have the hots for Gibbs, while humiliation humor for the week will be Tony striking out with Ziva and McGee smirking.

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And i wonder if she'll be as flirty as River Song

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Omg She really gets around. The last I saw her was River in Doctor who just recently and now going to be on NCIS! That is awesome!

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She's a redhead!

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Brilliant actress. Lets hope she fits the role she is to portray.

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SOOO excited! this is great news!

NCIS 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.

Tony: You know the "Men" in "Men's Room" is more of a rule than a suggestion, probie.
Bishop: Look, you two always get to go off giggling to the urinal together and I always get left out. So we're going to talk and we're going to do it here.