Wilmer Valderrama’s Heartfelt Message Moves ‘NCIS’ Fans as the 1000th Episode Approaches

As NCIS reaches a significant television milestone, Wilmer Valderrama shares his excitement.

The beloved CBS drama is set to air its 1,000th episode on April 15. This special episode will feature numerous easter eggs referencing the show’s history and will include appearances from characters across the NCIS universe, including NCIS: Hawai’i and the concluded NCIS: Los Angeles.

In anticipation, Wilmer Valderrama, who portrays Agent Nick Torres, shared the episode’s promo on his Instagram, delighting fans with glimpses of familiar characters like Leroy Gibbs (Mark Harmon) and Tony DiNozzo (Michael Weatherly).

“What a privilege to share the screen with all these amazing people, and a greater honor to be part of such an iconic legacy for #NCIS,” he wrote on April 3. “Thank you to everyone that laid a brick in such a monumental moment for the number 1 TV franchise in the world! See you all April 15th for the 1,000 episode of the @ncisverse (Monday night on CBS).”

Valderrama expressed his deep emotions in his post, celebrating the global impact of NCIS and his pride in being part of such a landmark series. His message resonated with fans, prompting many longtime viewers to express in the comments how much the franchise has meant to them.

“So glad I have followed along for so long to watch this family/series grow to what it is. I can’t wait to watch it keep growing!” one person wrote in the comments. “What a FANtastic milestone. This fan is so thankful for ALL the cast and crew that have given us fans so much to enjoy! You ALL are 🔥,” another replied. “So glad to be a loyal fan [through] it all 👏🔥🙌❤️,” a different follower added.