According to Entertainment Tonight, what has always drawn me to this character is its ability to keep it fresh and challenging. Plot-wise, this character has taken the path that it did. I thought it was honest and acceptable. The 70-year-old actor said he is not retired.
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Mark shocked viewers in October 2021 when his character left the long-running CBS series four episodes into its 19th season. At the conclusion of his last episode, Mark's character, Leroy Jethro Gibbs, revealed that he would be staying in Alaska after solving his final case with McGee.
Gibbs said to McGee that he wasnt sure how long he'd be staying. It's my gut telling me, Ill know when I find it, Gibbs said of what he was looking for in staying in Alaska. This sense of peace, I've not had it since Shannon and Kelly died.
During their bittersweet goodbye, he revealed how much he means to McGee. I could not have imagined anyone more capable of witnessing my back from the previous 18 years than you, Tim. I love you, man, Gibbs said.
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After Mark's final appearance on NCIS, showrunner Steven D. Binder issued the following statement and hinted at a possible Gibbs return: As an executive producer and dear friend, Mark continues to be an integral part of the show. That truth has always guided the stories we tell and where those characters go. So, as long time fans of the show may have noticed over the years, never count Leroy Jethro Gibbs out.
Steven teased that fans would be able to see more of the characters' personal lives in the upcoming season of NCIS. But anyone who watches the show knows that the show is really about them.
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