11 Former 'NCIS' Franchise Stars We Want to See Return (PHOTOS)

Jessica Napoli

NCIS and its two spinoff series, NCIS: Los Angeles and NCIS: New Orleans, are three of CBS' most successful shows.

Season after season, the producers, writers, and actors deliver even higher stakes, heart-racing drama, and life-or-death scenarios that the agents must fight their way out of.

But as with any series with large ensemble casts, many characters/actors come and go. We're looking at all of the former NCIS stars who have departed the series and that fans would love to see return. Click through the gallery above!

Mark Harmon Has Another CBS Series in the Works — Will He Leave 'NCIS'?

Mark Harmon Has Another CBS Series in the Works — Will He Leave 'NCIS'?

The actor will collaborate with 'Shadowhunters' showrunner Ed Decter.