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This Is Probably Why Gibbs Shoots [SPOILER] on the ‘NCIS’ Season 18 Premiere

NCIS spoiler warning alert!

Season 18 of NCIS premiered November 17, and for individuals who already watched know that the season premiere is full of drama and confusion. We kicked issues off with a serious incident that is left viewers baffled: McGee tried to cease a non-public jet from taking off and was shot not as soon as, however twice, by Jethro Gibbs, who was hiding on high of a constructing. Not solely was it stunning that Gibbs shot at a member of his workforce, nevertheless it wasn’t even defined why within the episode. 

Why did Gibbs shoot McGee on ‘NCIS’?

NCIS by no means explains to viewers why Gibbs shoots McGee in “Sturgeon Season” as a result of the writers most certainly need to keep away from making the present be set through the pandemic. NCIS in all probability created a “WTF” second in order that it will possibly take just a few episodes to clarify it and purchase a while. After McGee shoots Gibbs twice — as soon as within the arm and as soon as within the leg and leaves him motionless, NCIS takes us to a number of flashbacks. 

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One is in October 2019 that exhibits McGee and Gibbs collectively, together with Fornell’s daughter, Emily. We additionally see McGee investigating Emily’s near-death. Be ready for extra episodes like this.

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One factor we will speculate is that Gibbs most certainly did not imply to kill McGee — he in all probability simply meant to cease him from stopping that aircraft. Why precisely? We’ll need to hold watching to seek out out, apparently. But when Gibbs needed to kill McGee, we all know he has the talents to make that occur — simply. One individual theorized, “They are going to have gotten shut to move of the snake however he is threatening to kill somebody or the individual on the aircraft is or has Fornell. Gibbs in all probability needed to shoot McGee to cease him….or it is a misdirect: Gibbs is NCIS sniper however McGee was shot by another person.”

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A variety of NCIS followers usually are not pleased with this course, and really feel prefer it was completely out place. “So the brand new season begins with Gibbs taking pictures McGee and the episode by no means addresses it? WTF? Episode appeared too scripted and rehearsed.. new author or director?” one individual tweeted.

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One other tweeted, “These guys misplaced me tonight. Nothing on this episode tied to Gibbs taking pictures McGee at first. And all the way in which to the top!”

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“okay I feel I will need to have missed one thing… why did Gibbs shoot McGee? I don’t even know why McGee was on the airport.. except that was a ‘preview’ of what’s to return in ‘2 weeks’.. whether it is why present it now..,” one other tweeted. The preview principle might be true.

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Whereas we do not have a brilliant satisfying rationalization, we’ve got religion that the NCIS writers have this season all mapped out. There should be a extremely good cause why Gibbs would shoot McGee, and whether or not or not it has one thing to do with Emily (or maybe one other shocking twist) continues to be up within the air.

NCIS airs each Tuesday on CBS at eight p.m. EST.

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