A Marine stands accused of fatally shooting his wife. Mac prosecutes, and Harm defends. Bud and his father have trouble with Bud's condition, but each starts to cope. Nearly everyone gives Loren a happy farewell; Sergei returns to Russia.



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Gunnery Sergeant Joe Akers
Tommy Akers
Major Satelino
Michael Bellisario ...
Diane Akers


A gunnery sergeant in the Marine Corps stands accused of fatally shooting his wife. Mac prosecutes, and Harm defends. The defendant does not fully cooperate with Harm, but Harm eventually figures it out, and justice prevails. Both Bud and his father have difficulty with Bud's condition, but each of them starts to straighten out. Loren prepares for her transfer to her next duty station in the Arabian Sea. Sergei returns to Russia, and Loren gives him a ride to an airport. The President accepts the resignation of the SecNav. Written by DocRushing

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8 October 2002 (USA)  »

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Midshipman Mike 'Mikey' Roberts: You have time to drive golf balls, but you don't have time to visit Bud.
Big Bud Roberts: What, are you afraid your old man can still outdrive you?
Midshipman Mike 'Mikey' Roberts: No, I'm afraid my father cares more about his golf game than about his own son.
Big Bud Roberts: Hey, watch your mouth, or I'll tee you up.
Midshipman Mike 'Mikey' Roberts: Dad, Bud's been home for over a month, and he needs your support.
Big Bud Roberts: What's the matter? He doesn't have a crutch?
Midshipman Mike 'Mikey' Roberts: I can't believe you just said that.
Big Bud Roberts: Yeah, well, that's why I won't go see him. 'Cause I'll say something like that, or something worse.
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