Waters: You a Marine, Gibbs? This is one dumb jar-head covering for another.
Vance (to Gibbs via text): Tread lightly.
- Permalink: Someone in desperate need of a rude awakening is saved by Vance.
Major: You know what I think? This whole is just some inter-service rivalry.
Vance: You're wrong there, Major. NCIS is a civilian agency. We don't report to anyone in uniform. We will follow every possible lead, wherever it may take us. Get Waters over here, or we'll drag him in in handcuffs.
- Permalink: Vance lays down the law.
McGee: Aaah! God! What is that?
Christopher: Certified purified organic cat urine and body odor.
- Permalink: Eau de Street
McGee: I'm not spending the night out here, Tony. I'm cold and I'm starving.
Tony: I'd say stop by the car, there's a slice of pizza left but we can't blow your cover, man.
McGee: I've been out here for hours and I've gotten nowhere. No one's seen him for days. They think he moved on.
Tony: Don't give up. Boy it's pretty toasty in this car.
- Permalink: Tony poking the McBear.
Abby: Wish I could have done more to help him.
McGee: Abby you can't solve everyone's problems. Some people have demons they have to overcome.
- Permalink: Abby's frustration with her limited ability to help.
Gibbs: The VA's got a lot of programs for vets, Doc. I wonder why Durbin was living on the streets.
Ducky: I recently read a HUD report. It estimates on any given night, between fifty and sixty thousand men and women who have served, are sleeping on the streets or in shelters.
- Permalink: Startling stats on homeless vets.
Bishop: Lorin Davis, you are under arrest for the murder of Staff Sergeant Martin Roe.
Gibbs: And when we're through with you the FBI wants to talk about the theft and sale of human organs.
- Permalink: Bishop arrests a killer.
Emma: Can I ask you a favor?
Emma: Will you watch Dave for a while?
Abby: Sure! Why?
Emma: My parents got me a bus ticket to Nebraska.
- Permalink: Abby's hard work and caring pays off.
Gibbs: What do you think, Duck?
Ducky: It was not that texting driver that killed the ensign, but that damned fool should be stripped of both his phone and his car.
- Permalink: Ducky's laid-back stance on texting drivers.
Cabot: As you know, the Navy is trying harder than ever to eradicate sexual assault in their ranks.
Gibbs: Was Ensign Tate a rape suspect?
Cabot: Right to the point, as always. No Gibbs, Tate was a second-party complainant. He reported an assault on behalf of a friend.
- Permalink: The reason for the episode.
Vance: So, why is the victim denying it now?
Cabot: Take your pick, sir. Shame, fear, loss of peer status.
- Permalink: Reasons some military rape victims don't come forward.
Farrell: I can usually handle my margaritas but halfway through my second I felt like I had chugged a whole bottle. So I headed back to the ship early.
Cabot: As the only female JO you had your own quarters?
Farrell: Next morning I can't say I woke up. It was more like I came to. I felt beaten up, like I'd been through a cement mixer. At first I was so mortified I felt like I'd done something terrible. So then I just hit the showers and pretended like it never happened. The next few weeks I felt worthless, paranoid. I mean, even with my friends I had no idea who attacked me so I couldn't help but wonder if maybe they did. I swear it was like I was losing my mind.
- Permalink: Description of being roofied.