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JAG Season 8 Episodes

24 Episodes 2002 - 2003

Episode 1

Critical Condition

Tue, Sep 24, 2002 60 mins

Harriet and her JAG colleagues learn that Lt. Roberts is in critical condition after losing his leg in a mine explosion while trying to save a child in Afghanistan. Mac and Harm disobey orders to remain aboard their carrier and rush to the shipboard hospital to be by Bud's side. Bud: Patrick Labyorteaux. Sen. Sheffield: Dean Stockwell. Cmdr. Ferraro: Christine Elise. P.O. Coates: Zoe McClellan. Lt. Singer: Nanci Chambers.

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Episode 2

The Promised Land

Tue, Oct 1, 2002 60 mins

Mac and Harm defend a Marine corporal (Steve Petrarca) who's charged with desertion. He claims that anti-Semitism drove him to leave the Corps and join the Israeli army, where he was awarded for heroism. Leslie: Betsy Brandt. Lt. Singer: Nanci Chambers. Lt. Roberts: Patrick Labyorteaux. Lt. Sims: Karri Turner.

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Episode 3

Family Business

Tue, Oct 8, 2002 60 mins

Harm defends a Marine gunnery sergeant (Tyler Christopher) who killed his wife, but claims it was self defense while he refuses to let his son (Bobby Edner) testify on his behalf. Meanwhile, the JAG team bids farewell to Lt. Singer (Nanci Chambers) who is departing for the USS Seahawk. Diane Akers: Bobby Edner. Sergei: Jade Carter. Lt. Roberts: Patrick Labyorteaux.

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Episode 4

Dangerous Game

Tue, Oct 15, 2002 60 mins

Harm prosecutes a Navy SEAL (Judson Mills) who led a guerrilla wargame among civilians in rural Virginia that resulted in the accidental death of a police deputy. Assisting him is a new JAG, Lt. Cdr. Tracy Manetti (Tamlyn Tomita), who has been assigned to the team by the new Secretary of the Navy (Dean Stockwell). Sheriff Denton: Randy Oglesby. George W. Bush: Steve Bridges. Meredith: Isabella Hofmann.

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Episode 5

In Thin Air

Tue, Oct 22, 2002 60 mins

Harm is ordered to defend a plane-maintenance officer (Thad Luckinbill) who he believes is guilty of making an error that caused the death of an aviator. Meanwhile, Harriet unintentionally impedes Bud's rehab when she insists he rest at home. Lt. Sam Albrecht: Scott Paetty. Jeannine Zuzello: Wendy Benson-Landes. Mac: Catherine Bell.

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Episode 6

Offensive Action

Tue, Oct 29, 2002 60 mins

Harm and Cdr. Manetti (Tamlyn Tomita) defend a respected female Naval officer who is accused of sexual harassment by a junior male officer. Cdr. Turner: Scott Lawrence. Adm. Chegwidden: John M. Jackson. Tiner: Chuck Carrington. Mac: Catherine Bell.

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Episode 7

Need to Know

Tue, Nov 5, 2002 60 mins

Harm, Mac and Turner go up against the CIA's top counsel (Laura Putney) when the agency tries to keep a 1968 Navy sub tragedy, in which 129 men died, classified. Lillian Dorning: Donna Bullock. Clayton Webb: Steven Culp. Secretary of the Navy: Dean Stockwell.

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Episode 8

Ready or Not

Tue, Nov 12, 2002 60 mins

Harm doesn't have much hope in his defense of a two-star general (James Morrison) court-martialed for disobedience and reckless endangerment during a wargame. His job is made more complicated when, in a rare move, Mac (Catherine Bell) is appointed as judge. Gen. Manzarek: Leon Russom. Adm. Tucci: Steve Rankin. Col. Haller: David Andriole.

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Episode 9

When the Bough Breaks

Tue, Nov 19, 2002 60 mins

Lt. Singer recommends that seven seamen aboard the USS Seahawk be court-martialed because of a mishap on the carrier that left one man dead. Meanwhile, a discovery about Lt. Singer could threaten her career. Cdr. Cooper: Brixton Karnes. Capt. Johnson: Scott Paulin. Cdr. Manetti: Tamlyn Tomita. Harm: David James Elliott.

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Episode 10

The Killer

Tue, Nov 26, 2002 60 mins

Harm and Cdr. Manetti (Tamlyn Tomita) travel to Naples when an Interpol officer (Rocco Sisto) believes someone aboard a U.S. destroyer is a serial killer who has killed four women while on leave in European ports. Cdr. Waller: Deborah Farentino. P.O. Marshall: Mat Hostetler. P.O. Holt: Eyal Podell. Peter: Ben Crowley.

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Episode 11

All Ye Faithful

Tue, Dec 17, 2002 60 mins

On Christmas Eve, Harm (David James Elliott) finds a way to pilot a plane off of a carrier so he can make it to Bud and Harriet's Christmas party. Meanwhile, the hosts, who are having a bad day, get unexpected news. P.O. Coates: Zoe McLellan. Cdr. Turner: Scott Lawrence. Tiner: Chuck Carrington.

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Episode 12


Tue, Jan 7, 2003 60 mins

Harm and Mac investigate when a Marine general (Lyman Ward) claims that a Navy doctor caused the death of his teenage daughter during routine surgery. Meanwhile, Bud decides to do some field work after tiring of pushing papers all day. Lt. Cdr. Bartell: David Gail. Dr. Stoudamire: Wayne Wilderson. Lt. Cdr. Ashley: Missy Yager.

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Episode 13

Standards of Conduct

Tue, Jan 21, 2003 60 mins

Mac is furious when she helps a Navy whistleblower who worked on a flawed high-tech weapon get released from the military and it's discovered he stole the tech secrets to use in his video-game company. Mac: Catherine Bell. Cdr. Turner: Scott Lawrence. Lt. Roberts: Patrick Labyorteaux.

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Episode 14

Each of Us Angels

Tue, Feb 4, 2003 60 mins

In a tribute to U.S. Navy nurses, the cast play different characters in a story set during the Battle of Iwo Jima, where a wounded Marine and a Navy nurse (David James Elliott, Catherine Bell) fall in love aboard a ship that serves as a makeshift hospital. Ens. James: Karri Turner. Lt. Cavendish: Isabella Hofmann. Capt. Chesborough: John M. Jackson.

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Episode 15

Friendly Fire

Tue, Feb 11, 2003 60 mins

Harm sits on the bench as Mac prosecutes a pilot (Gabriel Olds) who accidentally dropped a bomb on British troops, killing three soldiers, but Mac fumes over Harm's seemingly impartial judgments, and Harm is pressured by the SECNAV (Dean Stockwell) who makes it clear he wants a conviction to placate the British. Bill O'Reilly has a cameo. Lt. Whitehall: Harry Van Gorkum. PO Coates: Zoe McLellan.

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Episode 16

Heart and Soul

Tue, Feb 18, 2003 60 mins

When Harm takes Adm. Chegwidden up in an F-14, the admiral accidentally ejects and is stranded in a snowy, remote area of the George Washington National Forest. Adm. Chegwidden: John M. Jackson. Harm: David James Elliott. Mac: Catherine Bell.

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Episode 17

Empty Quiver

Tue, Feb 25, 2003 60 mins

Commander Turner is sent to a submarine heading toward the Mideast to investigate the disappearance of a 10-kiloton nuclear warhead.

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Episode 18

Fortunate Son

Tue, Mar 18, 2003 60 mins

Turner and Harm investigate a decorated Marine and Vietnam War veteran who may have been smuggling Vietnamese girls into a sweatshop in Baltimore.

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Episode 19

Second Acts

Tue, Apr 1, 2003 60 mins

Harm and Turner investigate when a woman recognises a Navy hero on TV as her husband's former business partner, who she believed died in the World Trade Centre along with her spouse.

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Episode 20

Ice Queen

Tue, Apr 22, 2003 60 mins

Part 1 of 2. The Naval Criminal Investigative Service interviews Admiral Chegwidden's team after they discover that a body washed up from the Potomac River was a JAG.

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Episode 21


Tue, Apr 29, 2003 60 mins

Harm's court-martial begins and it looks like he doesn't have an alibi, but he realises he may have an unlikely ally in Special Agent Gibbs. Meanwhile, Gibbs tries to get information from Amad Bin Atwa on the location of the next ship attack.

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Episode 22

Lawyers, Guns and Money

Tue, May 6, 2003 60 mins

Mac travels to Paraguay with Clayton Webb (Steven Culp), where she poses as his pregnant wife as part of a CIA mission to stop a drug lord (Marco Rodriguez) from selling missiles to terrorists. Meanwhile, Bud defends Turner when his adequacy in a case is challenged. Wahib Shawwaf: David Akert. Alvaro Camacho: Louis Aguirre. Gunny: Randy Vasquez.

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Episode 23

Pas de Deux

Tue, May 13, 2003 60 mins

Mac and Clayton Webb move in a world of drugs and terrorism while on a CIA mission in Paraguay. Meanwhile, Harm asks a CIA attorney for help in tracking down Mac, but ends up helping her in a personal matter which puts the pair in an awkward situation.

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Episode 24

A Tangled Webb

Tue, May 20, 2003 60 mins

Harm resigns his commission and is joined by Gunny (Randy Vasquez) in Paraguay to rescue Mac and Webb (Steven Culp) from terrorists. Part 1 of 2. Gunther: Theodore Bikel. Wahib Shawwaf: David Akert. Sadiik Fahd: Bernard White.

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