Was there a purpose to Margaret Allison Hart being introduced in Season 7?
I just finished Season 7 of NCIS and according to the NCIS Wiki, Defense Attorney Margaret Allison Hart's last episode was the end of the season.
The entire season she caused trouble for Gibbs, while trying to hit on him, but yet... did she have a purpose?
The last Episode Rule Fifty-One ends with him writing down a new rule about how sometimes we can be wrong, after she comes to him with evidence about him, saying something about how she won't do anything to him. This implies that he disliked her the entire time, but was wrong about it when she ended up not doing anything with the evidence she found.
To me, this character was not needed, and just an annoyance throughout the entire season, doing things that weren't legal, while at the same time preaching about legality to Gibbs, in everything he did.
My question is, is there any actual reason as to why this character was ever introduced? Does she have an affect in later seasons on Gibbs, possibly distrusting his gut on being "wrong," or was she there purely to annoy us?
She serves multiple purposes. She is both a romantic interest of the month for Gibbs, and a romantic foil. A foil is a literary device used to make a character stand out. Her actions as a lawyer doing illegal things contrasts Gibbs cop doing occasionally illegal things. And as you point out, his new rule is his character growing in response to the foil, he realizes that his first instinct is wrong, occasionally.
She literally acts as the moral of never judge a book by its cover. Which Gibbs is chronically guilty of.
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Why did Allison Hart leave NCIS?Margaret Allison Hart She left at the end of the series where it was insinuated Hart left NCIS to protect Gibbs as she had discovered a file which could have linked him to the murder of Pedro Hernandez (Thomas Rosales Jr).
What happened NCIS Season 7 Episode 24?A gun fight erupts between Lt. Dean and NCIS when his plane arrives in Virginia and he fails to surrender. Dean is ultimately killed. Gibbs goes to the evidence locker and secretly retrieves a package from one of the crates used to store the bodies.
Why is Parsons after Gibbs?Richard Parsons But it soon became clear that Parsons' investigation was personal, and we learned that he was primarily after Gibbs, determined to see our protagonist held accountable for everything he'd done "wrong" over the years.
Does Gibbs date the lawyer?She serves multiple purposes. She is both a romantic interest of the month for Gibbs, and a romantic foil. A foil is a literary device used to make a character stand out. Her actions as a lawyer doing illegal things contrasts Gibbs cop doing occasionally illegal things.
NCIS S07E14 - Masquerade - Gibbs vs Hart
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