Extra Points: A Series of Sprints

My favorite television series began it’s new season last week with several key changes. NCIS is now in its 14th season and introducing two new agents, one of which is replacing an original star, Micheal Weatherly (who now has his own new series). My wife Barb...

You Are the Weapon

I was watching the CBS television drama, NCIS last night with my wife. It’s one of our favorite shows because the writing an acting are superb. There was a scene late in the episode where the character of Ziva David (played by Cote De Pablo) has had her cover...

Observations about Observing

I’m always amazed at how well my wife Barb is able to pick out the “bad guys” in the television programs we watch. We are big NCIS, NCIS Los Angeles, and Hawaii 5-0 fans. We also have started watching Bones from the beginning on Netflix. Note –...

The Back Story

Last Tuesday, I watched the season premiere of my favorite television show, NCIS.  The executive producer, Donald Bellisario used a time honored and very effective method for telling the story. The story starts out with one of the protagonists, Tony DiNozzo in a jail...

Character Driven

I am a big fan of the CBS series, NCIS.  My family recently purchased the DVD set of Year 1 and it included special features about the show.  For those of you not familiar with the series, it chronicles the adventures of a team from the Naval Criminal Investigation...