A band of rogue patriots hijack the Declaration of Independence during a transfer. Maj. Sarah MacKenzie and Ltjg. Bud Roberts join the JAG gang; they and Harm investigate. They find the thieves, make a deal, then defend the leader in court.


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Episode credited cast:
Captain Cahill
Sergeant Riske
ZNN Anchor
Jay Taylor ...
ZNN Reporter
Jody Wood ...
Postal Driver
F.B.I. Agent (as Elliot Woods)
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During a transfer of the Declaration of Independence for a high-tech reconstruction, a group of apparent Marines in an apparent Marine helo hijack the document. The PotUS awards Harm a Distinguished Flying Cross for his accomplishments during a previous story. Maj. Sarah MacKenzie, USMC, joins the JAG gang as Harm's partner; Ltjg. Bud Roberts also joins; the three of them investigate. Special agent Clayton Webb takes part in the search. Sarah has a connection to the leader of the thieves, who disguise as Marines and use Marine tactics and Marine equipment. Harm and Sarah find the leader, make a deal, and return the Declaration, and they defend him in court. Written by DocRushing

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3 January 1997 (USA)  »

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This was the first episode broadcast on CBS. See more »


In the final scene, the court official is heard instructing someone to, "Put your left hand on the bible and raise your right hand," and the camera zooms in to show the person who is taking the oath standing at attention with their hands by their sides, no bible anywhere in sight. See more »


Lt. Cmdr. Harmon 'Harm' Rabb, Jr.: Colonel O'Hara is your uncle and you didn't tell me?
Maj. Sarah 'Mac' MacKenzie: I thought you knew and were playing it cagey.
Lt. Cmdr. Harmon 'Harm' Rabb, Jr.: I'm not that devious, Mac.
Maj. Sarah 'Mac' MacKenzie: Yeah, well, somebody is. I got pulled off a double murder case to work this investigation and I doubt it was because of my vast experience with mail holdups in Arizona.
Lt. Cmdr. Harmon 'Harm' Rabb, Jr.: Well, it wasn't the admiral. He shoots straight from the shoulder. Webb, on the other hand, is probably devious taking a leak.
Maj. Sarah 'Mac' MacKenzie: [Harm pulls out his cell phone] Who are you calling?
Lt. Cmdr. Harmon 'Harm' Rabb, Jr.: Admiral Chegwidden.
Maj. Sarah 'Mac' MacKenzie: Wait ...
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Music by Charles A. Zimmerman and Domenico Savino (uncredited)
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