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.
The defense never rests.
Did You Know?
Numerous actors have appeared on this show and NCIS
(2003), but in different roles. Notables include: Sean Murray
, Muse Watson
, Terry O'Quinn
, Steven Culp
, Michael Bellisario
, and Joe Spano
. These notables had a significant role in either this show or NCIS (2003), but not necessarily the other. For example, Sean Murray's roles on this show weren't recurring, while he is a regular on NCIS (2003), and Terry O'Quinn's role on this show was recurring, but wasn't on NCIS (2003). See more
Throughout the series ships' crews wore their covers, whether they be ball caps or dress covers, while aboard ship. Navy regulations require covers to be removed by all personnel while inside a ship or a building. On a carrier when out at sea, indoors or out, covers are removed. If a cover flew off on the flight deck it could damage the engine of an aircraft. See more
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.
Several episodes misspell the name of recurring actor Steven Culp
as 'Stephen.' See more
The episodes "Ice Queen" and "Meltdown" were heavily edited and merged into a one-hour _"Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service" (2003)_ pseudo-episode called "Navy N.C.I.S.: The Beginning". See more
Featured in JAG: An Inside Look
Theme from JAG
(main title theme)
Written by Bruce Broughton
Copyright Claimant: Addax Music Company, Inc. See more