JAG: Season 2, Episode 1

We the People (3 Jan. 1997)

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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:
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Colonel Matthew O'Hara
Public Official
Steve Florian ...
Navy Attache
Mitch Gibney ...
ZNN Cameraman (as Mitchell Gibney)
James Ingersoll ...
Sergeant Riske
Sergeant Garret
Captain Cahill


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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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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