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JAG 

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The cases of Harmon Rabb, former Navy fighter pilot, and his fellow lawyers of the U.S. Navy's Judge Advocate General's office.
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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 9 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
David James Elliott ...  Harmon Rabb, Jr. / ... 227 episodes, 1995-2005
Patrick Labyorteaux ...  Bud Roberts, Jr. / ... 208 episodes, 1995-2005
Catherine Bell ...  Sarah MacKenzie / ... 206 episodes, 1996-2005
John M. Jackson ...  A.J. Chegwidden / ... 189 episodes, 1996-2005
Karri Turner ...  Lt. Harriet Sims / ... 112 episodes, 1997-2005
Chuck Carrington ...  Jason Tiner / ... 99 episodes, 1997-2003
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JAG is an adventure drama about an elite wing of officers trained as lawyers who investigate, prosecute and defend those accused of crimes in the military. Navy Cmdr. Harmon "Harm" Rabb, an ace pilot turned lawyer, and Marine Lt. Col. Sarah "Mac" MacKenzie, a beautiful by-the-book officer, are colleagues who hold the same high standards but find themselves clashing when they choose different routes to get to the same place. The unmistakable chemistry between them must be held at bay for professional reasons as they traverse the globe together with a single mission: to search for and discover the truth. Helping them with their mission is Navy Lt. Cmdr. Bud Roberts, a lawyer who proved his grit and determination when, after losing a leg in a land mine field while on a mission, fought back and became even better at his job.

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The defense never rests.


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Trivia

Towards the end of the series, Bud Roberts (Patrick Labyorteaux) was promoted to Lieutenant Commander; the ceremony was conducted by retiring Admiral Chegwidden. See more »

Goofs

Every scene begins with a graphic which depicts the time in military format and the word "Zulu". Zulu is the military phonetic designation for the time zone known as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) or Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). In most cases, the time listed corresponds to the apparent local time rather than ZULU time. For instance, the start of the workday in Norfolk Virginia would more likely be 0700 Eastern Standard (Romeo) Time or 0700 Eastern Daylight (Quebec) Time and certainly not 0700 Zulu, which would correspond to a local time of 0200 or 0300 which would be early even by military standards. See more »

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Narrator: Following in his father's footsteps as a Naval aviator, Lieutenant Commander Harmon Rabb Jr. suffered a crash while landing his Tomcat on a storm-tossed carrier at sea. Diagnosed with night blindness, Harm transferred to the Navy's Judge Advocate General Corps, which investigates, defends and prosecutes the law of the sea. There, with fellow JAG lawyer Major Sarah MacKenzie, he now fights in and out of the courtroom with the same daring and tenacity that made him a top gun in the air.
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Crazy Credits

Several episodes misspell the name of recurring actor Steven Culp as 'Stephen.' See more »

Alternate Versions

Syndicated version of the second season episode "Trinity" omits footage of Diana, Princess of Wales included in the original broadcast. See more »

Connections

Referenced in NCIS: Out of the Frying Pan (2011) See more »

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Theme from JAG
(main title theme)
Written by Bruce Broughton
Copyright Claimant: Addax Music Company, Inc.
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good, quality programming
12 March 2003 | by MeBDevSee all my reviews

I love "JAG." That's just about all there is to say. I got hooked on it one night after seeing the episode of "Maggie Winters" on which David James Elliott guest-starred. The show has given me a new appreciation for the military, and I really like the diversity of the characters and storylines. (Of course, being a "shipper," I love the UST between the two main characters, but that's not the only reason I watch the show.)

As I once said to a friend to whom I was recommending the show: "It will give you a new perspective on the military side of our socio-political system; it will open your eyes to the travesty around you, with storylines weekly pulled from the headlines; it will offer you several pieces of eye candy, varying in gender, age, and race; and it will broaden your horizons when it comes to what types of quality programming you permit yourself to watch. . . . With creative episodal writing, there are references to many past episodes, keeping the regular viewer constantly on his or her toes."

Really, though, "JAG" is a very enjoyable show, something that I can sit and watch with my parents and still talk about with my friends. It's really just a great show, and I'd recommend it to anyone.


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Language:

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Release Date:

23 September 1995 (USA) See more »

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