NCIS has historically, we've done these end arcs or established NCIS Season 9 DVD villain that carries through for a few episodes, and this one is really no different in that respect. The one difference in the approach in this season was we wanted to deliver a true cliffhanger.
It's not the kind of thing you can do every year, but in this instance, we thought NCIS Season 9 was right and appropriate. We'll pick things up with him at the beginning of season 10 and wrap it up pretty quickly, we've done that before as well. It'll probably get wrapped up in the first episode.
Having this team work together as a family is really important to us and it's really important to the fans. And I wanted to make sure that that moment was there. I didn’t want to rob people of the chance to experience some of the wedding, even though we weren't going to see our people attending it.
So the thought was to create sell dvds online little moment in the squad room where we could see them interact as family members. And I hope it was successful. It was a nice little moment for everybody and the gifts were hopefully indicative of who they are. So I'm glad it came through.