A discharged Marine is recalled to active duty to stand trial for the unauthorized wearing of a Silver Star; Harm prosecutes, and Mac defends. The admiral sends Mac to see a shrink. Bud loses a snake. Harm and Mattie have ups and downs.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Cpl. Hal Strange
John Walcutt ...
Lt. Cmdr. Vera McCool
Mr. Whorley
Navy Captain
Lance Corporal Buddy Petrosian


A former corporal in the US Marine Corps, while speaking at a middle school, claims to have received a Silver Star for his actions in Panama in 1989; however, he then faces an accusation of both lying and the unauthorized wearing of an award. The SecNav recalls him to active duty and refers the matter to a court-martial; Harm prosecutes, and Mac defends. While Bud babysits in his office with a venomous Asian snake, it disappears; later Sturgis finds it. After Mac's recent experience with Sadik, she has difficulty in interacting with others; the admiral sends her to Bethesda to see a shrink. Mac makes a significant statement to Webb, but he misses the point. Harm and Mattie continue to have ups and downs. Written by DocRushing

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27 February 2004 (USA)  »

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Mattie Grace Johnson: How'd you learn how to cook?
Cmdr. Harmon 'Harm' Rabb, Jr.: Trial and error, mostly. Mostly error.
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