Nobody like change, but, as the NCIS team will learn, you just have to take it in stride.

Tony's (Michael Weatherly) departure left a hold in Gibbs' (Mark Harmon) team (and our hearts), and it's one that won't be easy to fill. As McGee (Sean Murry) and Bishop (Emily Wickersham) play musical chairs in the bullpen, newbies Quinn (Jennifer Esposito) and Torres (Wilmer Valderrama) will have to adjust to life back in the field. Thankfully, NCIS will diffuse any awkwardness with a batch of juicy new cases.

Torres' debut will dominate the premiere, but episode 2 will see a return to case-of-the-week policing.

"NCIS uncovers a bomb plot and a long-running theft ring while investigating a death at a Quantico reunion," CBS said of Sept. 27's "Being Bad." "Also Torres and Quinn adjust to life on Gibbs' team, including new seating arrangements in the squad room."

On Oct. 4, "Privileged Information" will find Gibbs and a doctor marred in the legal spider web of patient confidentiality.

"When the NCIS team investigates a marine sergeant's tragic fall from a building, her doctor, Grace Confalone (Laura San Giacomo), confides in Gibbs and suggests he treat it as a murder investigation," CBS revealed on Thursday.

For fans, these episodes signal a return to life as normal, albeit with a few new faces to keep the story fresh. Surprising backstories for the OG squad were running thin and now writers have two tightly wound coils of mystery to exploit in the form of Quinn and Torres.

"It's a new season, a different season, but it's the same NCIS," executive producer Gary Glasberg promised, according to TV Guide. "It's the same recipe. We just added some new ingredients. I'm excited for everybody to see what our new team is like."

Find out more when NCIS returns to CBS on Sept. 20 at 8 p.m. ET. Click the video below to see a preview for season 14.

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