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JAG is a drama that airs on CBS. The initials JAG stands for Judge Advocate General. The show stars Catherine Bell, David James Elliott, Patrick Labyorteaux, Karri Turner and John M. Jackson. The show is about military lawyers Harm, Mac, Bud and Admiral Chegwidden who help defend members of the military who have been accused of crimes.

Catherine Bell plays Sarah Mackenzie who is called by her nickname Mac. She has issues with alcoholism and abuse from her father. She has a hard time trusting men. She and Harm have an interesting relationship throughout the series. Both are very tough lawyers who fight for what they believe in. This often leads to tension between the two.

Harmon Rabb Jr. or Harm as he is nicknamed is a by the book kind of guy. He is a ladies man and his relationship with Mac often has him looking out for her because she has struggled with her sobriety. The two have a romantic relationship later on in the show. Both are very ambitious and will do anything necessary to win their cases.

Patrick Labyorteaux portrays Bud who is a public affairs officer in the beginning of the series but becomes a Judge Advocate General later on. He has a relationship with Harriett Simms who is portrayed by Karri Turner. He eventually marries her and the two have a baby together. Bud respects Harm and Mac and sees them as his mentors. He also has an interesting relationship with Admiral Chegwidden.

Bud suffers a traumatic leg injury after stepping on a landmine later in the series. He has to have part of his leg amputated. This leaves him with phantom pain and a hard time adjusting to his new way of life. The show is a legal drama and is also about relationships with co-workers who become like family.

10 Seasons, 227 Episodes - Canceled
September 1, 1995
Drama, Action & Adventure, Military & War
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  • Harm and Vukovic are teamed up to defend a sailor accused of manslaughter. Bud is assigned to prosecute what soon becomes dubbed "the dream team." At the end of episode it seems that Harm and Vukovic hold the ace but Bud has a surprise for them. General Cresswell then informs Mac that she is being posted to San Diego and Harm that he is being posted to London.

  • Gen. Cresswell's brother believes that remains found of a Vietnamese soldier are those of a helicopter pilot who saved his life during the war. Vukovic and Graves end up going to South Vietnam in search of a relative of the man's for a a DNA match.

  • Mac goes to Iraq to investigate a bombing that killed a group of Marine reservists, while Harm and Bud go to Oklahoma to assist their families, but end up prosecuting the sole survivor, who is accused of starting a fire that destroyed the Marine Reserve Center.

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