Viewers will continue to this story play out when the show returns in 2020 as he faces the consequences of his actions.
But there might not just be fallout with Phineas, Gibbs’ career could potentially be a line.
The show has confirmed Gibbs will tell Phineas the truth about killing his mother which is going to be hard-going.
Photos from the second half of the season show Ziva and Gibbs together as they continue to work side-by-side.
So while Gibbs is going to be struggling with Sarah’s death, he will be continuing his work for NCIS and cracking more cases with the rest of the team.
NCIS season 17 returns to CBS on January 7, 2020