Unknown to many TV viewers was that a familiar foil was in the first pilot of NCIS.
Gibbs: So the case boils down to
Ducky; The Marine was killed by an AIPAC cabal of Israel First Likudnicks trying to divert attention from Israel and defame Islam.
Gibbs: The Marine had his head severed outside a Mosque where he prayed five times a day.
Ducky: It was a false flag opperation by the Mossad.
The part was given to a more rational actor and the show has since become a hit. Our Duck is still ranting away and bitter about his obsession costing him another job.