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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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Cast

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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Storyline

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

During Tracey Needham's time on the show, when wearing her ribbons, she was shown as wearing only the Meritorious Unit Commendation. She should also have been wearing the National Defense Medal, which had been authorized for all service personnel serving during the period August 2, 1990 to November 30, 1995. Tracey Needham first appeared as Lieutenant Junior Grade Meg Austin on September 30, 1995. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the series, when aboard ship, the baseball caps have a silhouette of the ship. The actual caps have only a blank space between the ship's name and hull number. This space is filled with a pin designating the person's rate/rank. 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

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 »

Connections

Referenced in NCIS: Dark Secrets (2018) 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 show - need more like it.
3 March 1999 | by jacksoncSee all my reviews

It surprises me (assuming the show is reasonably accurate) how relatively little the Navy has changed since I got out of it 31 years ago. I assume the show gets some cooperation from the Navy, anyway it's worth watching. I have yet to see a bad episode. My only criticism is there is a tendency to wrap up an episode too quickly sometimes and there is too much time spent on romance and not enough on action (wow, I sound like I am about ten years old. Hmm.)


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 1995 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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