JAG: Season 5, Episode 23

Real Deal SEAL (9 May 2000)

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Lt. Rivers, a SEAL, challenges a man who claims to be a former SEAL; the other man swings at Rivers, who then slugs him. Mac prosecutes, and Harm defends. Rivers and Harm also flush out another impostor. The admiral receives an invitation.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Lt. Curtis Rivers (as Montel B. Williams)
Bill Layton
Deke Carson / Earl Ticktin
Pops Munchak
Vic Velasco
Angela Ritter
Senator Barrington
Young Woman


Lt. Curtis Rivers, a SEAL who holds the Medal of Honor, challenges a candidate for the Senate who claims to be a former SEAL; during the confrontation the alleged pretender swings at Rivers, who then slugs him. Rivers faces a court-martial, during which Mac prosecutes, and Harm defends. Rivers also wishes to find and expose another impostor (a washout from the Navy) who has hired out as a hit man; Rivers uses an unconventional way to induce Harm to help find the hired gun. Meanwhile the admiral receives and deals with an inquiry about the possibility of nominating him for a civilian federal judgeship; however, he continues as the JAG of the Navy. Written by DocRushing

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9 May 2000 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


When Rabb and Lt. Rivers go to the police station, the external shot of the station is the former Newhall Area California Highway Patrol office. See more »


Lt. Rivers says he was a member of SEAL Team 6. SEAL Team 6 is the Navy's classified counter-terrorism unit and is stationed in Virginia, not California. It is unlikely that Lt. Rivers would be stationed in California or admit even admit his affiliation with the group. See more »


Lt. Col. Sarah 'Mac' MacKenzie: I just hope you're not working on one of Rivers' crazy schemes.
Cmdr. Harmon 'Harm' Rabb, Jr.: You know me Mac.
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