Warning: spoilers ahead when it comes to latest episode of NCIS Season 18 on CBS, called “Unseen modifications.”
NCIS continued to help keep Gibbs away from NCIS with “Unseen Improvements,” even though he could be seemingly getting nearer to returning to their work, nevertheless the episode may have set the phase for one thing more exciting as compared to inevitability of Gibbs’ return: Torres and Bishop setting up. But after this episode took them closer than ever before to clearly addressing their might they/won’t they relationship, we find myself wondering if NCIS will probably connect them up off screen.
“Unseen Improvements” began playing up the chemistry between Torres and Bishop, with Jimmy Palmer having a good time pressing them to own “The Talk” about relationships at work at NCIS, and Kasie also got in about it at one point, although she and Jimmy additionally talked about the countless alterations in Bishop in the last 12 months. In terms of Torres and Bishop, they invested nearly the whole hour declaring they needed to have it ASAP that they didn’t need to have The Talk because they’re just friends, but they finally admitted.
They headed in to the elevator, and Torres got away from making the overture that is first saying “ladies first.” Bishop beginning referring to their intense time together whenever these were caught in adjacent cells earlier in the day in Season 18. there was clearly some eye that is serious when Torres heard her point out it, which on NCIS into the 8 p.m. time slot on CBS is rather near to a love scene. After which. the elevator doorways shut on the discussion, and also the scene ended up being over, although the discussion plainly was not.
The whole scene felt via e-mail, to tentatively which makes it clear which they need to have it at some point, to Bishop finally flat-out stating that they have to get it “now. want it ended up being building to one thing climactic, you start with them waffling in regards to the Talk a great deal that I half expected one of those to recommend doing it” Torres had no objection aside from wanting her to go first, therefore the stress and chemistry had been sufficient though they were in an elevator at NCIS that I really thought something was going to happen, even.
After which absolutely nothing occurred with the exception of the attention contact prior to the elevator doorways shut in it, and that actually would not have troubled me personally if NCIS had not caused it to be clear that the discussion was just just starting, and also the tease of the discussion continuing off-screen simply frustrated me personally. Hinting it occurred is something; starting and teasing a large step of progress and then cut it well pulled me personally out from the episode. In reality, it reminded me personally of exactly exactly exactly how another few into the NCIS franchise first installed: Kensi and Deeks over on NCIS: Los Angeles.
Over up up up on NCIS: Los Angeles, Kensi and Deeks ended an episode by having a loaded discussion and some really good antique significant attention contact, therefore the next episode found utilizing the unveil they’d slept together. That isn’t to express that Bishop and Torres could have slept together between this episode and week that is next, but we absolutely felt like a large step ahead had been planning to go down off-screen.
In reality, We’ll have difficult time thinking there is the next for Bishop and Torres if that conversation proceeded and did not result in something more. Then there may be no hope that either of them will make a genuine move if this conversation continues (off-screen) like it began, and Bishop and Torres remain friends and coworkers. Or even even like to.
For just what it really is well worth, Wilmer Valderrama has teased an appealing powerful for Torres with Arrow alum Katrina Law’s character, whom makes her first within the episode that is next as well as the promo has already been previewing a link between them. Check out:
Now, needless to say people may have a fascinating dynamic without sparks traveling, and Torres and Katrina Law’s Jessica Knight might just be a set of badass agents that are a lot more badass (perhaps to a dangerous level) together. Along with the potential of Katrina Law joining up as a string regular given that NCIS is renewed for Season 19, i am hoping that people reach see Bishop and Jessica Knight bonding.