JAG (1995–2005)

Death Watch 

Mac learns more about Ltjg. Diane Schonke, who (in season 1) looked so much like her. While Harm reexamines an old cache of letters, he deduces who killed Diane. Harm intercepts his suspect; Mac arrives, and the killer takes extreme action.

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Episode cast overview:
David James Elliott ... Harmon Rabb, Jr.
Catherine Bell ... Sarah MacKenzie / Lt. Diane Schonke (archive footage)
Patrick Labyorteaux ... Bud Roberts, Jr.
John M. Jackson ... A.J. Chegwidden
Andrea Thompson ... Commander Alison Krennick (archive footage)
Ben Lemon ... Commander Holbarth
Mark Kiely ... Lt. Lamm (archive footage)
Brook Susan Parker ... Lt. Sarah Williams (archive footage)
Glenn Morshower ... Chief Petty Officer Ned Bannon (archive footage)
John Ashton ... NCIS Agent Brian Turque (archive footage)
Tracey Needham ... Meg Austin (archive footage)
Matt Sigloch ... Gunnery Sgt. Cahill (archive footage)


Mac learns more about Ltjg. Diane Schonke, who looked so much like her, and who died (in season 1) before Mac and Harm met each other. While Harm reexamines an old cache of letters (by both Harm and Diane), he deduces who killed Diane. Harm and Mac then discuss Diane, her death, and the investigation. Harm leaves, to intercept the killer, and Mac follows him. Harm and his suspect meet, then Mac arrives by surprise and amid unexpected circumstances. Astonished, the killer takes an unplanned and extreme action. Harm and Mac share a prolonged kiss; she makes an observation and asks a question, which Harm answers by saying that nobody will ever know. Written by DocRushing

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Release Date:

31 March 1998 (USA) See more »

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Did You Know?


The flashback sequences in this episode are clips from the episode in season 1 titled "Skeleton Crew". See more »


Bud tells Mac that Agent Turque had not been on board the Seahawk during the cruise prior to Diane's death. In the archive footage of the crime scene, Agent Turque introduces himself to Harm and Meg as the NCIS afloat. See more »


[Holbarth is dead]
Lt. Cmdr. Harmon 'Harm' Rabb, Jr.: He thought you were Diane's ghost.
Maj. Sarah 'Mac' MacKenzie: I didn't even think. I was soaking wet. Bud loaned me one of Harriet's uniforms...
[Harm kisses her passionately]
Maj. Sarah 'Mac' MacKenzie: I know. You were kissing Diane.
Maj. Sarah 'Mac' MacKenzie: [beat] Would you have killed him?
Lt. Cmdr. Harmon 'Harm' Rabb, Jr.: We'll never know.
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Edited from JAG: Skeleton Crew (1996) See more »

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