Shooting a scene in the autopsy lab on the NCIS
set, Bob Newhart
looks a bit absentminded, and an interloper might not know whether to chuckle. The TV legend is playing Dr. Walter Magnus, who preceded Ducky (David McCallum
) as the unit's medical examiner. Looking over a corpse with Gibbs (Mark Harmon
), Ducky suggests their old colleague add his forensic two cents. "Walter, why don't you jump into some scrubs? ...Walter?"
Newhart's hesitancy ...