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Season 1  "The Curse"  1x5

Aired 18 years ago - Oct 28, 2003

A Navy lieutenant who was reported missing nearly ten years ago has been found by a deer hunter. When the NCIS team arrives at the scene to investigate, they see that his remains have been mummified. Now, they have to find out what happened to him and what happened to the one million dollars that he had on his ship.

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Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 1
Ah, the tank must have been airtight, creating a hermetic environment.
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Our sailor is a Lieutenant. Flight bag's not his.
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I doubt it. Mummies aren't generally the self-help type.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 5
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The carrier was a day out of Norfolk at the end of a six month deployment in the Med.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 7
Coming home from the Med...wanna give me the names of the Tomcat crew?
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 8
so the Navy conducted a cursory search and wrote her off.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 9
Tony, pull our files on the investigation,
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 10
The jaw was broken, fractured post mortem - no sign of bleeding.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 11
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 12
What?
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 13
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 14
I didn't realize, boss, how old are you?
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 15
Yeah. Navy presumed that he robbed the dispersing office, faked falling
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 16
At least finding his body will end the vicious gossip. There was a...
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 17
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 18
You haven't been in the Navy very long, have you?
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 19
somehow Mark got a call to me in Bethesda early in the morning.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 20
Who searched?
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 21
O-kay. We'll see. The Eisenhower is currently doling quals in the Atlantic. She'll be back in Norfolk for weekend liberty. Be there. 0700. Saturday.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 22
And the pod drops away.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 23
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 24
He does this just to screw with me - don't you?
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 25
on the fourth when it was opened by the assistant dispersing officer...
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 26
First-class toilet? Sorry.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 27
Lady inside said you’re the manager. Randy Wiles.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 28
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 29
you murder him and you marry his wife.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 30
It's in my report.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 31
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 32
Nice drive, Ben!
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 33
and Randy was playing poker all night. Had to've been Mark.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 34
Two million. I, ah, I carry this for good luck.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 35
Yes, that's what I thought it was the first time I heard the term.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 36
What about his abrupt stop on a knee-ticket ride.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 37
Not so fond. The safe hadn't even jimmied.
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Honorable discharge, June 2, 1994. Lot of sailors left the Navy in '94.
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Never believed that he was in there with 'em.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 42
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No first name, just Mr. and Mrs. Martinez.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 45
Oh - I spectro'd the fiber. It's cotton canvas dyed Orange Number 7.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 46
No. They forced him to open the safe, they murdered him, and they stuffed him in the pod.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 47
Latent prints off of Lieutenant Schilz's uniform match Petty Officer Martinez's.
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 48
Honey. Are you working something you're not telling me?
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 49
I threw in that little heel click to show he was really happy.
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Martinez had to kill him in disbursing. But, how'd he move him to the pod if he was dead?

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Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 2 #2 Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 3
Our sailor is a Lieutenant. Flight bag's not his.
#3
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 4
I doubt it. Mummies aren't generally the self-help type.
#4
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 5 #5 Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 6
The carrier was a day out of Norfolk at the end of a six month deployment in the Med.
#6
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 7
Coming home from the Med...wanna give me the names of the Tomcat crew?
#7
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 8
so the Navy conducted a cursory search and wrote her off.
#8
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 9
Tony, pull our files on the investigation,
#9
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 10
The jaw was broken, fractured post mortem - no sign of bleeding.
#10
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What?
#12
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I didn't realize, boss, how old are you?
#14
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 15
Yeah. Navy presumed that he robbed the dispersing office, faked falling
#15
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 16
At least finding his body will end the vicious gossip. There was a...
#16
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 17 #17 Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 18
You haven't been in the Navy very long, have you?
#18
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 19
somehow Mark got a call to me in Bethesda early in the morning.
#19
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 20
Who searched?
#20
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 21
O-kay. We'll see. The Eisenhower is currently doling quals in the Atlantic. She'll be back in Norfolk for weekend liberty. Be there. 0700. Saturday.
#21
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 22
And the pod drops away.
#22
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He does this just to screw with me - don't you?
#24
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 25
on the fourth when it was opened by the assistant dispersing officer...
#25
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 26
First-class toilet? Sorry.
#26
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 27
Lady inside said you’re the manager. Randy Wiles.
#27
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 28 #28 Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 29
you murder him and you marry his wife.
#29
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It's in my report.
#30
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Nice drive, Ben!
#32
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 33
and Randy was playing poker all night. Had to've been Mark.
#33
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 34
Two million. I, ah, I carry this for good luck.
#34
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 35
Yes, that's what I thought it was the first time I heard the term.
#35
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 36
What about his abrupt stop on a knee-ticket ride.
#36
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 37
Not so fond. The safe hadn't even jimmied.
#37
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Honorable discharge, June 2, 1994. Lot of sailors left the Navy in '94.
#39
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Never believed that he was in there with 'em.
#41
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No first name, just Mr. and Mrs. Martinez.
#44
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 45
Oh - I spectro'd the fiber. It's cotton canvas dyed Orange Number 7.
#45
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 46
No. They forced him to open the safe, they murdered him, and they stuffed him in the pod.
#46
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 47
Latent prints off of Lieutenant Schilz's uniform match Petty Officer Martinez's.
#47
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 48
Honey. Are you working something you're not telling me?
#48
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 49
I threw in that little heel click to show he was really happy.
#49
Recap of NCIS Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 50
Martinez had to kill him in disbursing. But, how'd he move him to the pod if he was dead?
#50