JAG (short for Judge Advocate General) was a CBS network legal drama created by Donald P. Bellisario. It was produced by Bellsarius Production, NBC Productions (1995–1996) and Paramount Television (now CBS Television Studios) an distributed by CBS Television Distribution.

Originally, the show aired on the NBC network on September 23, 1995, but it was canceled on May 22, 1996 after one season. CBS ended up picking up the show as a midseason replacement and it aired on the network from January 3, 1997 to April 29, 2005.

The show also spawned the spin-off series NCIS.


The series focused on the cases of Harmon Rabb, a former Navy fighter pilot and his fellow lawyers of the US Navy's Judge Advocate General's office.


Main Cast Edit

  • David James Elliott as Cmdr. Harmon Rabb Jr.
  • John M. Jackson as Adm. A.J. Chegwidden (seasons 1-9)
  • Catherine Bell as Marine Maj./Col. Sarah "Mac" MacKenzie (seasons 2-10)
  • Patrick Labyorteaux as Lt. "Bud" Roberts (seasons 2-10)
  • Karri Turner as Ens. Harriet Simms (seasons 2-10)
  • Scott Lawrence as Cmdr. Sturgis Turner (seasons 7-10)
  • Trevor Goddard as Mic Brumby (seasons 4-7)
  • Tracey Needham as Lt. Meg Austin (season 1)

Recurring Cast Edit

  • W.K. Stratton as Cmdr. Teddy Lindsey [season 1]
  • Andrea Thompson as Cmdr. Allison Krennick [season 1]
  • Steven Culp as Special Assistant Clayton Webb [season 2-9]
  • Chuck Carrington as P.O. Tiner
  • Randy Vasquez as Gunnery Sgt. Victor Galindez (seasons 6-9)
  • Nanci Chambers as Lt. Lauren Singer [seasons 7-9]
  • Tamlyn Tomita as Lt. Cmdr. Tracy Manetti [seasons 8-9]

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Reception Edit

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