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NCIS' Gibbs return 'sealed' as long-serving co-star admits he's 'the moral compass'!
2023/03/06

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NCIS star Rocky Carroll has hinted at the possible return of veteran character Special Agent Jethro Gibbs in the hit television series.

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The long-running police procedural television series has reached a huge milestone recently by hitting 450 aired episodes. The drama series that first aired back in 2004 has engaged fans as they've followed the fictional team of special agents in their day-to-day lives.

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Star, Rocky Carroll, has teased fans that they “might see (played by Mark Harmon) again” after the character departed the show in season 19. 

In a Q&A with TV Insider, the NCIS star spoke about the show hitting the huge milestone of 20 seasons but also mentioned that there is always the possibility for the return of ace Gibbs. 

When asked about the mentions of Gibbs in the crossover special, the actor replied by saying “we might see Gibbs again”. 

The star explained: “I think as long as this show stays on the air, there will always be a little bit of a tease that we might see Gibbs again.

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He continued by praising Gibbs: “Gibbs is the moral compass. He’s the moral compass that we all wish we had.”

With Carroll’s acting career having spanned over 20 years on CBS, he has appeared on many hit shows. 

And it wasn’t the first time the actors have worked together on CBS either, as the duo both featured on medical drama Chicago Hope, which first aired in 1995. 

When asked about reuniting with Harmon and how he felt portraying the character of Vance for such a long period of time, the actor touched on his “great” relationship with Harmon and CBS.

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He said: “Always had a great relationship with CBS. Always had a great relationship with Mark Harmon.” 

The star also joked that he was “Harmon-approved” to joining the cast of NCIS in 2008. 

When the actor first sat down with former NCIS executive-producer, Shane Brennan he recalled: “I knew that no matter what they thought or felt about me...

"If Harmon hadn’t said, 'You know what, I know this guy. We worked together, we work well together, I give you the thumbs up', it would’ve never happened."

He added: “So, I go to my grave saying that I was Harmon-approved. That went a long way for me securing that role.”

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