‘NCIS’: Donald ‘Ducky’ Mallard Quits the Team

The beloved doctor (David McCallum) finally brought closure after his long absence with a heartwarming return to the CBS c****e procedural, though it seems he might have just come back to say goodbye.

After celebrating his return, Ducky tells Anthony that he feels this autopsy might be his last, as he is only in town to attend a special event and, given the fact Jimmy barely reacted to his return, he might no longer have a place within the team.Ducky has one final moment with Gibbs before he goes out to the party he is attending when he tells him that, while he's not sure what his future holds, it definitely is not at NCIS. He then gives Gibbs his blessing toname Palmer the head of his department.

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