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A popular military drama about cases tried by Judge Advocate General (JAG) lawyers is not strictly courtroom-bound as its stars often take to the field to investigate. The series premiered on NBC in September 1995, but its audience built steadily after it (more…)

Premiered: January 3, 1997

Rating: TV-PG

User Rating:4.46 out of 5 (322 ratings)

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David James Elliott

David James Elliott to Co-Star in Fox Pilot Here's Your Damn Family

JAG alum David James Elliott will co-star opposite Jane Kaczmarek in the Fox pilot Here's Your Damn Family, TVGuide.com has learned. Fox: The complete pilot report The half-hour comedy focuses on a thirtysomething man li… Read more

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Skeleton Crew Season 1, Episode 21 May 22, 1996 Subscription

A Navy destroyer steams toward disaster in the waters off North Korea. While on a layover in Okinawa, Harm reunites with his former partner, Lt. Kate Pike, to explore the mysterious murder of Lt. Mason, a computer weapons specialist. On a helicopter flight to Mason's destroyer, Kate and Harm meet Mason's replacement, Lt. Commander Gino Campisano. Like Mason, Gino is one of only two experts in the use of Ares, a cutting-edge navigation and weapons system. To Kate's chagrin, her ex-lover, Commander Dennis Brockman, is also working on the case. As she later confides to Harm, their relationship ended badly when Kate rebuffed Brockman's marriage proposal. During war games in the Sea of Japan, the Ares software program suddenly takes over the destroyer's weapons system and shoots down an approaching Navy jet, whose pilots eject to safety. Minutes later, the crew discovers Ares is also overriding all communication and navigation controls. Harm narrowly manages to rescue Meg, whose helicopter must skim the water to avoid being shot out of the sky. Meg quickly determines that someone has programmed Ares to take over the destroyer, sail it toward a North Korean port, and destroy any U.S. jets attempting to stop it. Clearly, the North Koreans plan to seize the ship and its top-secret hardware. As the captain prepares to scuttle the boat rather than surrender, Harm and Meg realize Gino is a double agent who murdered Mason so he could come aboard and re-program Ares. When he's found out, Gino takes Brockman hostage, but Harm fatally shoots him and Brockman is released. Harm finds a computer disk in Gino's pocket, which allows Meg to get Ares back online and turn the ship around before the North Koreans can board it.

Ares Season 1, Episode 20 May 8, 1996 Subscription

A computer program hijacks a Navy destroyer.

The Prisoner Season 1, Episode 19 May 1, 1996 Subscription

In a dark Chinese prison an attractive revolutionary, Captain Lishi has been assigned a new prisoner to interrogate.

Recovery Season 1, Episode 18 Apr 17, 1996 Subscription

An astronaut's death is investigated.

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Mon Jun 8 12:00pm
RetrialNew(Season 10, Episode 3) POP

Harm is asked to investigate the case of a former Navy seaman (William Sadler) who may have unjustly spent the past 22 years in prison due to the military's negligence. Meanwhile, Mac and Bud handle a bigamy case. SecNav Sheffield: Dean Stockwell. Alicia M (more…)

Mon Jun 8 1:00pm
A Whole New BallgameNew(Season 10, Episode 4) POP

The president nominates a hard Marine lawyer, Col. Gordon “Biff” Cresswell (David Andrews), to be Chegwidden's replacement. Also: Harm and Mac are sent aboard a destroyer to settle a dispute between the Navy and a Canadian fisherman. Sen. Kerner: Dr. J (more…)

Mon Jun 8 2:00pm
This Just in from BaghdadNew(Season 10, Episode 5) POP

Maj. Gen. Cresswell, the new JAG commander, sends Harm and Mac to Baghdad for the court martial of a sergeant (James MacDonald), whose decisions while escorting a government official led to the man's death. Meanwhile, Turner, Roberts and Coates adjust to t (more…)

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  • Premiered: January 3, 1997
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • User Rating:4.46 out of 5 (322 ratings)
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  • Premise: A popular military drama about cases tried by Judge Advocate General (JAG) lawyers is not strictly courtroom-bound as its stars often take to the field to investigate. The series premiered on NBC in September 1995, but its audience built steadily after it… (more)

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