JAG: Season 3, Episode 21

The Return of Jimmy Blackhorse (28 Apr. 1998)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama
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The Marine Corps returns the remains of a WW2 codetalker to a Navajo cemetery, but a native medicine woman denies that the remains are his. Harm, Mac, Bud, and Harriet investigate. Truth emerges, and Harm proposes an acceptable compromise.



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Episode credited cast:
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Betty Carvalho ...
Margaret Blackhorse
Paul Begay (as Gregory Norman Cruz)
Josh Estrada ...
Judge James Nagale (as Joshua Estrada)
Tim Owens ...
Marine Lieutenant
Sammy Wheeler
Adele Wheeler (as Grace C. Renn)
Frank Salsedo ...
Johnny Blackhorse (as Frank S. Salsedo)
Florence Sundstrom ...
Frances Roland
Jimmy Blackhorse


The US has received from New Zealand the remains of a Navajo WW2 codetalker who disappeared during R+R; the Marine Corps returns them to a Navajo cemetery, but a native medicine woman denies that the remains are his. Harm, Mac, Bud, and Harriet all investigate in Arizona and New Zealand. The Navy has proposed to name a new ship for the veteran, but the people of the tribe prefer that it not do so. The matter goes before a Navajo tribal court, the medicine woman reconsiders, and Harm proposes a solution. LCdr. Teresa Coulter, a pathologist, makes her first appearance. Bud and Harriet experience more problems, including an explosion in Las Vegas. Written by DocRushing

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