JAG: Season 1, Episode 13

Defensive Action (13 Mar. 1996)

TV Episode  -   -  Action | Crime | Drama
7.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 55 users  
Reviews: write review

A patrolling F-14 malfunctions in a no-fly zone; the crew ejects, and the bird explodes. A Serb helo strafes the crew while they descend with their chutes. The CAG destroys the helo, then he faces a court-martial; Harm and Meg defend him.

Director:

Writers:

(created by),
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 55 titles
created 03 Oct 2012
 
list image
a list of 2340 titles
created 30 Apr 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Defensive Action" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Defensive Action (13 Mar 1996)

Defensive Action (13 Mar 1996) on IMDb 7.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of JAG.
« Previous Episode | 13 of 227 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode credited cast:
...
Tracey Needham ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bill Bolender ...
...
...
Captain Griswald
Scott Jaeck ...
...
Marine Guard (as Matthew Michael Mahaney)
...
...
...
Lieutenant Mason Painter
...
Captain Underwood
W.K. Stratton ...
...
...
Lieutenant (jg) Arnoldi
Edit

Storyline

Harm gets a promotion to lieutenant commander. During a routine patrol of a no-fly zone, an F-14 Tomcat experiences a catastrophic malfunction; the crew ejects, and the bird explodes moments later. A Serb chopper strafes the pilot and the RIO, helpless, while they descend below their parachutes; Capt. Boone, the CAG, engages the helo and destroys it. The pilot dies. Harm and Meg investigate aboard USS Seahawk (CVN-65) in the Adriatic Sea. Higher authority orders the CAG to face a general court-martial in Naples; Harm and Meg defend him. Harm also takes part in a mission to rescue the RIO. The trial ends, then Harm and the RIO return with evidence in hand. The prosecutor learns about carrier flight operations. Written by DocRushing

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

criminal justice | See All (1) »


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 March 1996 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

CDR Ted Lindsey's ribbon rack is upside down. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Cmdr. Harmon 'Harm' Rabb, Jr.: Well?
Lt. j.g. Meg Austin: Well what Sir?
Lt. Cmdr. Harmon 'Harm' Rabb, Jr.: What was the Verdict?
Commander Alison Krennick: Amazingly it was 4 to 3... Not Guilty
Lt. Cmdr. Harmon 'Harm' Rabb, Jr.: It should have been unanimous.
[pulls the parachute from his vest. CAG sticks his finger through the hole]
Commander Alison Krennick: Well I'll Be...
Captain Thomas Boone: 20mm Round. Standard Ammunition on a Soviet Hind.
Lt. j.g. Meg Austin: I sure like to see the faces of those who voted guilty right now.
Commander Alison Krennick: No Way of telling who they are.
[...]
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Best Christmas Episode? bsmale
Question about Fraternization Sumermine
Why is it so accurate, yet not so? josh-magder
Mac or Simms? richardpaperboy
Zulu? bcoaggiemom09
Americans... a-l-bleeker
Discuss Defensive Action (1996) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?