Aired: Nov 07, 2017 , Tuesday at 20:00 on CBS

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Episode Summary: After a convicted felon swears the NCIS agency framed him for murder a decade ago, Gibbs begins his own investigation, starting with a new autopsy by Ducky. Also, Senior FBI Agent Fornell joins the team, since he was the lead investigator in the original joint FBI and NCIS case.
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Burden of Proof

Okay, a show of hands: how many suspected from the start that Gabriel Hicks was the murderous psycho Tobias Fornell thought him to be? NCIS Season 15 Episode 7 played coy with the truth to the closing moments, fairly well. For those who figured Hicks to be the real killer all along, the drama came with Gibbs's difficult choice following the interview with Mary Smith, AKA Witness X. Following on a bland, unremarkable story and a truly bad one, NCIS managed possibly the best episode ... more

Gibbs Faces a Moral Dilemma

Last time on NCIS, Torres made a huge donation to a charity that Palmer was fundraising for, but his sizable donation was a typing snafu. In the end, he let the charity keep the funds. Torres is definitely a softy under that gruff exterior.In this episode of NCIS, titled "Burden of Proof," the team investigates the claim that a convicted murderer was framed. This case puts Senior FBI Agent Fornell (Joe Spano) back in the mix for the first time in season 15.A Case of Innocence? more



Is Jack's Personality Too Hard to Connect to on 'NCIS'?

While fans were excited to see Maria Bello join the cast of NCIS, there's no denying that her character Jack isn't a major fan favorite. There are too many questions about her to know if we should trust her or not. However, it's not the questions that prevent us from connecting to her. It's her personality that's difficult to like. She Doesn't Connect with the Team Enough Right now, everyone fears that Jack is profiling them. She certainly a... more

'NCIS' Poll: Does Gibbs Owe Fornell an Apology?

When Agent Tobias Fornell returned to NCIS, fans didn't expect to hate him for a while. An 11-year-old case resurfaced, along with a mistake he made that could have sent an innocent man to prison. He ignored a crucial piece of information from a witness statement. Gibbs was angry when he found out and ended up telling the judge exactly what had happened, but it may have been a big mistake. Gibbs soon realized that Fornell's instincts had been right. Does Gibbs owe Fornell an apology for his act... more

[WATCH] 'NCIS' Sneak Peek: Was a Convicted Felon Framed for Murder by NCIS?

Joe Spano returns as Senior FBI Agent Fornell in this NCIS episode, but the case may mean bad news for his career. In "Burden of Proof," a convicted felon swears NCIS framed him for murder a decade ago, and Gibbs starts his own investigation, beginning with a new autopsy by Ducky. Fornell joins the team since he was the lead investigator in the original joint investigation. Watch the promo for "Burden of Proof": [YouTube=HoH7ySIC6Tw] Check out a sneak peek as Gibb... more


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