Out of the Frying Pan is the eighteenth episode in Season Eight of NCIS, and the 180th of the series as a whole.
The team are tasked with investigating the murder behind a retired Marine Colonel with the prime suspect being the victim's teenage son but Gibbs soon begins questioning Vance's motives for assigning the case to the team.
In Interrogation, Gibbs sitting opposite silently watches as Nick sips some water.
|Leroy Jethro Gibbs||Mark Harmon||Special Agent in charge of the Major Case Response Team, NCIS.|
|Anthony DiNozzo||Michael Weatherly||Senior Special Agent, MCRT, NCIS.|
|Ziva David||Cote de Pablo||Junior Special Agent, MCRT, NCIS.|
|Timothy McGee||Sean Murray||Special Agent, MCRT, NCIS.|
|Abigail Sciuto||Pauley Perrette||Chief Forensic Specialist, NCIS.|
|Donald Mallard||David McCallum||Chief Medical Examiner, NCIS.|
|Leon Vance||Rocky Carroll||Director of NCIS.|
|Nick Peyton||Cameron Monaghan||Suspected by Director Vance of murdering his father Col. Peyton.|
|Mark Stafford||Don McManus||The one who put Nick Peyton at the crime scene involving his dead father. Blamed Nick for getting his daughter Megan into drugs which eventually resulted in her death from overdosing on drugs. He also strongly believes that Nick should have gone to jail.|
|Donna Peyton||Daphne Ashbrook||Nick's mother and Yale's wife who is responsible for her husband's death.|
|Ellen Gracey||Amy Landecker||A woman who appears in the episode.|
|Parking Enforcement Officer Bixby||Ron Morehouse||A man who appears in the episode.|
|Parking Enforcement Officer Riggs||Gregg Daniel||A man who appears in the episode.|
|Colonel Yale Peyton, USMC ret.||S.E. Perry||Murder Victim and a friend of Vance's.|
|Young Nick Peyton||Dmitri Schuyler-Linch||Nick Peyton as a young boy.|