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NCIS Video: Gibbs Takes a Hard Pass on Helping Fornell With [Spoiler] Thrusts

Fornell gets a very rude awakening in this exclusive sneak peek from the midseason finale of CBS’ NCIS — and Gibbs is quite fine with it, thank you.

In the above clip from “The Tie That Binds” (airing Tuesday at 8/7c), Emily Fornell (returning guest star Juliette Angelo) pays her convalescing father (played by Joe Spano) a visit, armed with a very special wake-up call. (And that’s not the only surprise she has for Dad.) Mark Harmon’s Gibbs meanwhile is beseeched to help his roommate with some physical therapy, but… just no. Press play above for some solid laughs.

Elsewhere in the midseason finale, the NCIS team tracks evidence from the murder of a Navy captain — and it leads to Ducky’s deceased mother. Cue flashbacks in which young Ducky (returning guest star Adam Campbell) questions a pivotal life choice he made 37 years ago. Also, the team exchanges holiday gifts.

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