NCIS: "Two-Faced" 4/4/11 Recap
By Matthew Braswell
“Low on the totem pole”? Good or bad?
If I had to guess, I'd say the order isn't a matter of "importance." The poles are telling stories so they may be in a chronological order.
For more on totem poles, see Goofy Moments in GREEN LANTERN #79 and Cowboys & Findians in The Dudesons.