JAG (1995–2005)

The Sixth Juror 

At the Naval Air Station in Key West, Florida, a sailor goes on trial for murder. Mac prosecutes, Harm defends. Coates serves as the sixth juror. Harm figures out the murderer with assistance from code-breaking Bud.


Bradford May


Donald P. Bellisario (created by), Paul J. Levine


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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.
Scott Lawrence ... Sturgis Turner (credit only)
Zoe McLellan ... Jennifer Coates
David Andrews ... Maj. Gen. Gordon 'Biff' Cresswell
Dominique Swain ... Lt. Eve Sorrens
Jordan Baker ... Captain Laurie Layton
Geoffrey Lower ... Commander Donald Pulone
Jose Yenque ... Officer John Alcala
Julian Bailey ... Lt. Cody Smathers
Sean McGowan ... Petty Officer Second Class Russ Foyle
Jeff Hayenga Jeff Hayenga ... Professor Walter Richardson (as Jeffrey Hayenga)
Jacobi Wynne Jacobi Wynne ... Petty Officer Jack Furia
Carmella Riley ... Lt. Cindy Buckey


The murder of Key West bookie Ben Hewitt (known for his intolerance of those who don't pay their debts) leads to the local authorities referring the matter to the Navy as the prime suspect is Petty Officer Russ Foyle, assigned to the local Naval Air Station. The apparent motive is a romantic triangle but appearances can be deceiving. Mac prosecutes, Harm defends, and PO Coates helps Mac. However, due to the small size of the NAS, after a number of challenges during voir dire, the court empanels five members of the jury, but runs out of potential jurors. The judge proposes to use PO Coates as the titular sixth juror. She is accepted and empaneled, and the trial proceeds. Meanwhile, back in D.C., Admiral Chegwidden's successor, Maj. Gen. Cresswell, hands Bud a stack of case files for review for appeal. Harm also seeks and gets help from Bud to break a code used in a piece of documentary evidence, which helps Harm figure out the shocking identity of the murderer and the motive. As a ... Written by DocRushing/RM Sieger

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14 January 2005 (USA) See more »

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