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'NCIS' Season 17: Christopher Lloyd To Guest Star In Upcoming Episode

'NCIS' Season 17: Christopher Lloyd will be a guest star in a new episode.
March 5, 2020 - 12:20 / Clemens Fanger

Emmy-winning actor Christopher Lloyd will be joining the cast of NCIS for a guest appearance in an upcoming springtime episode! He will be playing a Navy veteran who survived Pearl Harbor in 1941.

Great Scott! "Doc Brown" is headed for the NCIS franchise for a guest appearance soon. TVLine reports that Christopher Lloyd (81), star of the Back to the Future movies and three-time Emmy winner, will be a guest star on an upcoming springtime episode in season 17 of NCIS.

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NCIS Season 17: Christopher Lloyd plays "Joe Smith"

According to TVLine, Lloyd will play 95-year-old Navy veteran "Joe Smith" who served on the USS Arizona when it was attacked in 1941 at Pearl Harbor. "Smith" is determined to have his ashes laid to rest with his fellow sailors once he passes away.

The report describes the character as  "sharp, spry, and an unapologetic curmudgeon,"  and he will apparently become the focus of an investigation led by "Gibbs" (Mark Harmon).

Mark Harmon is honored with the 2,482nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on October 1, 2012 in Hollywood, California
Mark Harmon will soon star alongside the legendary Christopher Lloyd.

Christopher Lloyd has won two Emmy Awards for his work as "Rev. Jim Ignatowski" in Taxi and another one for his role in Disney's Road to Avonlea.

More updates on NCIS coming soon. The next episode ("In a Nutshell") will air on March 10 at 8pm (7 central) on CBS!