Why does Tony call McGee 'Probie' in NCIS...?

6 Answers

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago
    Best Answer

    He called McGee that the first year that McGee was an agent with NCIS, because the first year of being an agent, you are considered a probationary agent, thus the nickname probie. He called Ziva that too, the first year she became an official NCIS agent, and not working for father anymore.

  • 7 years ago

    He calls McGee "Probie" because when McGee first began work at NCIS he was a Probationary Agent. The term "Probie" derives from that. It is a nickname that you would use to call someone who is a beginner.

    Hope this helps!

  • dueitt
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

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  • 7 years ago

    It stands for Probationary Agent. Granted 7 years is a long time, but Gibbs' old partner called him Probie for all of his career, 16+ years they were together even after he retired.

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  • 7 years ago

    Because McGee started out on probation in the department

  • Jane
    Lv 6
    7 years ago

    he was the new agent

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