'NCIS' Season 10 premiere: After the boom

Real-world events over the summer -- namely, the positive resolution of contract talks for several "NCIS" regulars -- may have taken a little bit of the suspense out of the show's season-ending cliffhanger. But "Extreme Prejudice" still managed to deliver.In following the Harper Dearing case to its conclusion, the show took a couple of its characters to legitimately dark places, ones that could ripple later down the line. It also managed to work in some lighter moments (Tony and Ziva trapped in an elevator = sweaty, smelly comedy) and made for a pretty satisfying hour of TV, even if we already knew everyone would survive the bombing.Harper Dearing is maybe the unlikeliest-looking domestic terrorist ever, and "NCIS" did a very smart thing casting Richard Schiff to play him over several episodes. Schiff usually plays decent (if flawed) men in his roles, but watching him go against type here, while continuing to show the intelligence and...



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