Yeah Baby – 84

[An Important episode in JAG history. Harm leaves JAG and they make the “5-year baby promise.”]

Harm (H) had a dream of his night carrier crash that killed his RIO. Mac (M) had a dream of kissing Brumby (Brum) in an elevator. Jordan came to cook H breakfast and saw his letter of request for change of designator and transfer, which upset her. Harriet (Ht) was grousing at Bud (B) for grimacing when she insisted on talking about “breast pumps” in the middle of JAG. Harm gave Chegwidden (C) his request for reassignment. Initially C was pleasant but as H ignored his logic about “backward stepping” he became more agitated and dismissed him. Jordan came to Hs apartment to confront him and said “I’ve never been dumped for an airplane.” She said she fell in love with a lawyer and not a fighter pilot and stormed out saying “call me when you’ve made up your mind.”
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Shakedown – 79

[The JAG, Chegwidden’s, “adopted” son is introduced and found to have leukemia.]

The USS Coral Sea was experiencing chronic severe power interruptions while in the middle of flight operations in the no-fly zone. A steam pipe failure with severe injuries brought JAG officers Harm (H) and Mac (M) to investigate. A civilian contractor, Yarborrough, told them that the ship had failures for some time, including lock-outs, system crashes, and false alarms. He was described by the crew as a “smart guy who likes to remind you of it.” They met another civilian contractor, John Newman, when examining the failed pipe and discoverdd that acid had been applied to it. Harm had to rush M to the wash down station when her gloves began burning from the acid. Harm went to the bridge during a “rumble” and everyone watched him as he “armchair quarterbacked” the downing of two Iraqi MIGs. Mac observed to H that “you were good weren’t you?” He responded that “I still am, and status current.” Mac felt the need to pontificate at him about “never being able to go back, because you’re too important to JAG.” He told her it “wasn’t my choice.”
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Webb of Lies – 75

Webb (W) called Harm (H) from a ship, where he was under fire; but, H was kissing Jordie at the time so he couldn’t be bothered answering. By the time H picked up the reciever, the phone went dead. The next day the JAG, Chegwidden (C), was notified that Ws burned body was found on a freighter and he assigned Mac (M) and H to find out who did it. CIA agent Paul Candella broke into Hs apartment saying he was investigating Ws one minute call the night before. Bud (B) found that a Japanese scientist, Shoei Wakita, was one of the bodies found with W and he had been working on a superconductor. When Wakita found out that the Bradenhurst corporation was funding the research, he disappeared with the prototype. And when H heard the words “Bradenhurst,” he immediately went to Leavenworth to interrogate Clark Palmer, but found an imposter there serving his sentence. Harm knew the murders on the freighter weren’t performed by Palmer – they were too messy.
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Jaggle Bells – 72

[The introduction of new JAG characters: Chloe and Jordan Parker]

Bud (B) and Harriet (Ht) were handing out mounds of Christmas gifts at children’s hospital. Bud said he knew how lonely it could get from when he had a candy cane stuck up his nose. Harm (H) was acting department head while Chegwidden (C) went to Italy to see his daughter Francesca and let everyone secure early because of the blizzard. The airport was closed so C returned to an empty office and was upset. Chloe arrived at JAG saying she was “looking for her mother,” Mac (M), as well as other lies. She proceeded to act rude, offensive and embarrass M by telling C that she “though he would have more hair and why didn’t he ask M out?”
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Angels 30 – 68

Harriet (Ht), pregnant, burst into tears at the drop of the hat. The JAG, Chegwidden (C), found her crying about Bud (B) not having called from his assignment in 29 Palms. He explained to her that it was “HORMONES” and showed her two scars on his balding head. One from 39 stitches given him by the Viet Cong and the other where his ex-wife had knocked him unconscious 6 hours with an electric can opener in her 2nd trimester. He invited Ht to dinner with him but told her not to “make him regret it.” Later, she nauseated him with a sardine Dagwood sandwich then threw out his risotto lunch when she cleaned out the fridge.
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Embassy – 63

On his way to visit with the US president, professor Dubotu – peoples poet beloved by Sudanese, was mugged. A car pulled up and chased the mugger away at gunpoint then slugged Dubotu and kidnapped him. JAG officers Harm (H) and Mac (M) have returned from Russia and H packed up his fathers memorabilia which he kept in his office. He removed his fathers MIA bracelet that he had always worn. Webb (W) and Chegwidden (C) brief them on a “mission” which the SECNAV had authorized. Since the Sudanese president had been assassinated, two factions were fighting for power. In the north was Ambassador Ki Moshak, new school, politically savvy and says he’ll let there be US presence; in the south was, hard-liner, old school, US hating general Hyad Zulake. Dubotu hadn’t taken sides but whoever he endorses would win.
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Wedding Bell Blues – 60

A male stripper got JAG officer, Harm’s (H) dress white uniform by mistake from an incompetent East Indian cleaner and used it in his act gaining front page publicity of his: naked backside, Lt. Cdr. stripes, aviators wings and JAG “mill rinde” – who else could it be? Harm had taken it to be cleaned for participation in Bud (B) and Harriet’s (Ht) wedding, so needed to retrieve it from the man (whoever he was). The idiot immigrant dry cleaner thought it was a joke and grinned insipidly as he negotiated with H to date his single daughter. Incredibly, H agreed to the blackmail in order to get the apartment address of the Joe Garvey. Unfortunately, the apartment was now occupied by a woman who tried to seduce him before revealing that Joe worked at the “rocket men” strip club. Harm finally was able to pick each article of his clothing up from the floor as they were removed one at a time during Garvey’s act. While Harm was there, he was surprised to see Harriet and her mother and Mac in the front row putting money in men’s pants for her bachelorette party. Harriet eventually decided that she “needed to see Bud” and had M take her mother home.
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The Imposter – 58

Four US soldiers were killed in Algeria by Soman nerve gas, which was produced and delivered with equipment sold to them by the US through the Defense Security Division, authorized by Col Ronald Vickers, now in article 32 hearing. Clark Palmer, disguised as a deliveryman, tranquilized JAG officer Harm (H) who, along with Mac (M), was prosecuting Vickers. Palmer, DSD/Bradenhurst, drugged and bound H to make a disguise mask of Hs face so he could take Hs place in the hearing. Mac told Chegwidden (C) that Vickers wasn’t working alone and, “because he was basically an honest marine,” was having a conscience and might be the “weak link” into names of the DSD involvement.
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Yesterday’s Heroes – 52

[An almost comic JAG episode starring Ernest Borgnine]

Artemus Sullivan’s grandson was killed by the drug running speedboat of Bronco Mendoza, the son of a South American politico with diplomatic immunity; so, he became a vigilante with two of his friends and targeted Mendoza. JAG officers Harm (H), Mac (M) and Bud (B) investigate the sinking of Mendoza’s boat during a drug interception by the USS Bancroft, when boat had coincidentally exploded from an old limpet mine during the Bancroft’s firing of warning shots.
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Impact – 46

Something hit a marine helicopter during maneuvers causing it to crash and killing the pilot. JAG officers Harm (H) and Bud (B) were sent to 29 Palms to investigate the mishap, surprising Mac (M) that she was left behind from a marine investigation. Chegwidden (C) had given her an admirals gambling case to review. Harm and B found a strange piece of metal at the site just before Clark Palmer appeared and kicked them off the investigation claiming that he was DSD. Harm stole a small piece and sent it for analysis.
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Vanished – 42

A fully armed F-14 disappeared in a storm in the Bermuda triangle along with its pilot, Cdr. Douglas and his RIO. The JAG, Chegwidden (C), sent Harm (H), Mac (M) and Bud (B) to investigate. Bud ranted about the Bermuda triangle, aliens and UFO sightings through the whole episode along with the “Brain nuts” (doughnuts) he was eating which had ginko biloba frosting.
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Cowboys and Cossacks – 34

Capt MacNamara of the USS Cayuga & Captain Grinkov of Russian warship Vasiliev have played a 10-year “macho” expensive game of “bumper cars with their ships,” ramming each others ships to see who could be first into the Sydney harbor etc. Now in a war game they did the same thing trying to enter the games area and collided. JAG officers Harm (H), Mac (M) and Bud (B) were assigned to “observe” the games but found they were to undergo an “officer trade” as observers. Harm asked MacNamara about the “damage” to his ship and was rebuffed. MacNamara arrogantly told him “you’ve only been on my ship 3 minutes and have ticked me off, let’s hope you do the same to Grinkov.”
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Code Blue -36

JAG officer Mac (M) met Harm (H) during his morning jog and baited him into a competition. When a car bore down on them crossing the road H pushed M out of the way and was thrown up over the car. He was admitted for observation of lacerations and head injury by a doctor who “wanted to see him walking around in a hospital gown.” When he asked where the head was, the nurse handed him a urinal. The Israeli minister of west bank security, Semadar Barruch, was rushed to the same hospital for a heart transplant for which he had been on the waiting list.
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