DIANNE BUTLER OUT OF THE BOX
ICAN’T think of another show that people are as emotional about as NCIS. Man, some of you get worked up about it. You do know it’s not real, don’t you? Just checking.
Tonight’s episode starts with a dead body under a car. A couple of kids find it — puts a real dampener on their night.
Turns out it’s an NCIS guy and, when they open up his boot, he’s got quite the load on board. And he wasn’t on his way to the local tip, either.
He’s the very tenuous connection to the main storyline, which is about a massive fraudster named Leona Phelps.
The Bernie Madoff of the NCIS, is how she’s described by someone here. Bernie Madoff. Well. That’s all that needs to be said about Leona Phelps. And, the second time I think it is that we see her, she’s wearing a massive fur coat like it’s -4C outside and she’s a disco queen from the 1970s. Ridiculous. But also hilarious.
And that’s NCIS all over. When I first heard the name Leona, I immediately thought Leona — Queen of Mean Leona Helmsley. Billionaire New York real estate wheeler/dealer/tax evader. Dead now, but an iconic figure of the ’ 80s. So sad, all these crooks dying.
She, or the Bernie Madoff of
Sizzling: Michael Weatherly