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A Marine stands accused of fatally shooting his wife. Mac prosecutes, and Harm defends. Bud and his father have trouble with Bud's condition, but each starts to cope. Nearly everyone gives Loren a happy farewell; Sergei returns to Russia.


Bradford May


Donald P. Bellisario (created by), Steven Smith


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
David James Elliott ... Harmon Rabb, Jr.
Catherine Bell ... Sarah MacKenzie
Patrick Labyorteaux ... Bud Roberts, Jr.
John M. Jackson ... A.J. Chegwidden
Karri Turner ... Lt. Harriet Sims
Scott Lawrence ... Sturgis Turner
Nanci Chambers ... Lt. Loren Singer
Chuck Carrington ... Petty Officer First Class Jason Tiner
Tyler Christopher ... Gunnery Sergeant Joe Akers
Craig Kirkwood ... Cpl. Sean Stiles
Bobby Edner ... Tommy Akers
Al Sapienza ... Major Satelino
Michael Bellisario ... Midshipman Mike 'Mikey' Roberts
Jade Carter ... Sergei Zhukov
Amanda Wyss ... Diane Akers


A gunnery sergeant in the Marine Corps stands accused of fatally shooting his wife. Mac prosecutes, and Harm defends. The defendant does not fully cooperate with Harm, but Harm eventually figures it out, and justice prevails. Both Bud and his father have difficulty with Bud's condition, but each of them starts to straighten out. Loren prepares for her transfer to her next duty station in the Arabian Sea. Sergei returns to Russia, and Loren gives him a ride to an airport. The President accepts the resignation of the SecNav. Written by DocRushing

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8 October 2002 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Midshipman Mike 'Mikey' Roberts: Bud needs you, dad.
Big Bud Roberts: I've talked to him. He sounds fine.
Midshipman Mike 'Mikey' Roberts: Talking to him on the phone is not the same as seeing him.
Big Bud Roberts: I don't want to see him like that.
Midshipman Mike 'Mikey' Roberts: So, what, you're just going to avoid Bud for the rest of your life?
Big Bud Roberts: No. I'll see him when he gets his...
Midshipman Mike 'Mikey' Roberts: Prosthesis?
Big Bud Roberts: Oh, God. Makes me sick just to think about it.
Midshipman Mike 'Mikey' Roberts: Come on, dad. You were in Vietnam. You must have seen plenty of amputees.
Big Bud Roberts: I was not "in" Vietnam. I was off the coast on a ship. And the only time I ever saw pants without legs in them ...
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nanci chambers
25 September 2019 | by sandcrab277See all my reviews

I fail to see why the writers keep making lt loren singer in a bad light, seeing she is david james elliot's real time wife ... perhaps she has misgivings about the alleged chemistry between mac and harm... anyway we all wish her the very worst ...

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