10 Things We Need to See When Ziva Returns to 'NCIS' (PHOTOS)

Meredith Jacobs

[Warning: The below and gallery above contain MAJOR spoilers for Season 17, Episode 2 of NCIS, "Into the Light."]

Ziva David (Cote de Pablo) has once again left NCIS behind.

While the beginning of the season did reveal why she faked her death and why Sahar wanted her dead, that was barely the beginning. But at least we know she'll be back. de Pablo is returning for two more episodes of NCIS in late fall/early winter.

Will Ziva Return After the 4 'NCIS' Season 17 Episodes?

Will Ziva Return After the 4 'NCIS' Season 17 Episodes?

The actress also revealed why she came back to the show and teased how the character has changed.

And when she does, we've put together a list of things we need to see, including a much-needed conversation considering how she and Gibbs (Mark Harmon) left things, in the gallery above.

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