NCIS Sneak Peek: Stone Temple Pilots

During her career, Elisabeth Röhm often has played powerful women…district attorneys, a White House Chief of Staff, and a police detective with feelings for a vampire…

On tonight’s NCIS, Röhm takes on a different kind of law enforcement role as Mounted Police Sergeant May Dawson. When a Marine Sergeant is found murdered in Rock Creek Park, Dawson teams up with NCIS to investigate.

Evidence indicates that the death is related to a string of crimes in the park,

While searching for a crabapple snack, Dawson’s horse discovers a rock temple full of animal bones.

This brings a series of (facetious) questions to my mind…

Does Dawson know more than she is telling? Will Röhm’s ANGEL experience help her as they investigate any supernatural meaning of the bones? Is there not an easier way to kill someone than crushing them with a stone temple? Will the horse’s excellent investigative work result in its being drafted to serve as an NCIS agent?

…and, lastly, why would any Marine go to Rock Creek Park after 14 years of NCIS-investigated murders there?

NCIS stars Mark Harmon, David McCallum, Pauley Perrette, Sean Murray, Rocky Carroll, Wilmer Valderrama, Jennifer Esposito, Brian Dietzen, Emily Wickersham and Duane Henry.

Tonight’s episode, “Beastmaster,” was written by Christopher J. Waild and directed by Bethany Rooney.

NCIS airs tonight (May 2) at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on CBS in the U.S. and Global TV in Canada.

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