November 06, 2006


JAG (military-speak for Judge Advocate General). JAG was aired on television September 1, 1995-2005. It is more than just a drama it’s an adventure drama. Season 1 ran on NBC and had the usual slightly rocky beginnings. It was canceled by NBC and CBS picked it up and ran for another 9 seasons.

The original partner to Harm was Lt. Kate Pike, but there was never a real romantic tension and Kate was phased out rather quickly. Harm was later joined by Lt jg Meg Austin (Tracey Needham), whose blond good looks and soft drawl matched her well as Harm's main partner for Seasons 1.

Also Commander Alison Krenick(Andrea Thompson) was added to the JAG staff. Tough as nails but silkily seductive, Krenick added a third possibility to the will they or won't they relationship between Harm and Meg. Several future characters appear in Season 1 including Bud Roberts, Jr and Capt Boone, the CAG, and Annie Pendry. Ollie North has a guest cameo.

This show has everything that a show needs to have a great run and JAG had a great 10 year run but it went by too fast. The writers throw in a little action along with some love and some tense moments. It really gives you an inside look into the military legal system instead of the civilian’s legal system.

Starring Navy Comdr. Harmon "Harm" Rabb (David James Elliott) as the Ace Pilot who turned out to be a lawyer to investigate and defend those who were accused of crimes in military with terrorism, murder and treason. With his partner Marine Lt. Col. Sarah "Mac" MacKenzie (Catherine Bell) with the same mission to search for and discover the truth.

Also starring Navy Lt. Comdr. Bud Roberts (Patrick Labyorteaux) who proved his determination, Comdr. Sturgis Turner (Scott Lawrence) who was harms friend which became his enemy in the court room because of rivalry.

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