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wow asked in Entertainment & MusicTelevisionDrama · 1 decade ago

Why is McGee on the NCIS show always being called "probie"?What's that mean??

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  • 1 decade ago
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    short for probationary--newest hire of the group?

  • 4 years ago

    A pilot episode is a test episode of an intended television series. Pilot can also be used to describe a similar episode of a radio show. It may be slightly longer than a normal episode (sometimes it may approach twice the length so if sold, it will later be broken down into two episodes) and is intended to get network programming executives, and later the public, interested in the series. However, pilots are rarely fair examples of what a "normal episode" of a series is like, since they usually set the general background and tell the origin story for the series (e.g., if the series is about two angry roommates, the pilot will probably show how they met. before asking questions, try to look for answers...just an advice... GOOD DAY!

  • 1 decade ago

    Probationary or Rookie. In the TV series NCIS, Timothy McGee (Sean Murray) is referred to as "Probie" by Anthony DiNozzo (Michael Weatherly), and inversely Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon) reveals that his former boss Mike Franks (Muse Watson) still calls him "Probie" as that was their primary relationship when they were still working together.

  • 1 decade ago

    that is some thing like newbie

    and i guess the name stuck

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    basically newbie

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