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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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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Commander Harmon Rabb, Jr. and Lieutenant Colonel Sarah MacKenzie are JAG lawyers, who together investigate and litigate crimes committed by Navy and Marine personnel. Occasionally, they engage in adventurous activities in order to solve their cases. With Rabb's fighter pilot background, and MacKenzie's good looks, they are a hot team both in and out of the courtroom. Written by Brian Michael <ford1989@hotmail.com>

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The defense never rests.


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Country:

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English

Release Date:

23 September 1995 (USA) See more »

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Boенно-юридическая служба See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

A lot of their submarine (underwater) footage is from either (or both) the movies The Hunt for Red October (1990) and Crimson Tide (1995). Also interesting, that since the show involves almost exclusively the F-14 Tomcat aircraft, in the last video portion of the opening credits, the aircraft performing maneuvers is clearly an F/A Hornet, or Super Hornet, like the Navy Blue Angels fly. See more »

Goofs

The Judge Advocate General Corps of the US Navy is actually located at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington D.C. 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 »

Connections

Referenced in NCIS: Los Angeles: The Only Easy Day (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

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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