JAG

All Ye Faithful

Season 8, Ep 11, Aired 12/17/02
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  • Episode Description
  • After an accident aboard the USS Coral Sea it looks like Harm and Boone will be spending Christmas aboard ship, but after an F-14 becomes free Harm and Boone are eventually allowed to leave the Carrier. While flying home however, they end up helping C-130 desperately in need of help.Meanwhile Mac must deal with 3 Kuwaiti lawyers who have managed to get lost on the way to JAG HQ, and as they arrive, insist on blessing the second child to be delivered in JAG HQ by Admiral Chegwidden.Bud and Harriet receive a very unexpected gift from Santa.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Catherine Bell

    Lt. Col. Sarah "Mac" Mackenzie

  • David James Elliott

    Cmdr. Harmon "Harm" Rabb, Jr.

  • Scott Lawrence

    Cmdr. Sturgis Turner

  • Donald P. Bellisario

  • Chas. Floyd Johnson

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • Christmas Galore!

    By Kesmun, Dec 13, 2013

  • Skates was suppose to be in this episode

    By JieshengLi, Mar 06, 2013

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (9)

    • (At the Vietnam Memorial) Harm: Do you regret coming here, Admiral? Tom Boone: No. I appreciate your asking me. I've just never been here on the actual night your dad went down.

    • Admiral Chegwidden (to the Kuwaitis): We're not normally a natal unit, but we do okay. The Corporal and his wife had a housing problem and then had a baby.

    • Tom Boone: How many people you plan to piss off today? Harm: Everyone except you!

    • PO Jason Tiner: The Commander and Admiral Boone are bringing in a Tomcat, ma'am. PO Jennifer Coates: Is that a problem, ma'am? Mac: It is if we don't have aspirin.

    • Harm: The last time we were in an F-14 together, Admiral, I was in the back seat. Tom Boone: Damn it, Harm, I'm a civilian!

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    Notes (4)

    • "TO THE MEN AND WOMEN OF OUR ARMED FORCES DEDICATED TO KEEPING PEACE ON EARTH" --- Onscreen dedication at the end of the episode.

    • The footage of the bombing run in Vietnam was taken from the 1991 Paramount movie, Flight of the Intruder, starring Danny Glover.

    • This episode once again used the USS Coral Sea as the setting for the story. The actual name & associated hull number was able to be used since the actual carrier had been decommissioned in 1990.

    • The sailors caps reflected the actual hull number of the aircraft carrier, USS Coral Sea, CV-43. The carrier was commissioned on October 1, 1947. The Coral Sea served the Navy & the people of the United States until April 26, 1990, almost 43 years! Regretfully, this fine ship met the fate of most ships: It was sold to be scrapped on May 7, 1993.

    Trivia (4)

    • Sibel Ergener/Galindez aka Skates was initially written for this episode, flying with Harm. However, the actresses was married and moved with her husband the the East Coast and declined. Thus, the script was changed to use Tom Boone.

    • More stock footage errors with reversed numerals on the carrier aircrafts; as well as the commonly occurring "switching numbers" on Harm's F-14 as different stock footage was used.

    • When Tom Boone reflects on witnessing Hammer being shot down, his helmet reads, "CAG"; which didn't occur for many years after the fact (Stock footage was used from "Defensive Action"). His helmet should have said "Tong", because that was his call sign when he was in Vietnam.

    • The hull number on the flight deck "74" didn't match the hull number on the sailors caps. "74" is the hull number of the Nimitz class carrier USS John C. Stennis.

    Allusions (4)

    • A number of allusions to the Biblical nativity story: Joseph and Mary Tenney have no room (housing) for her to have her baby; 3 wise men from the east (Kuwaiti lawyers) give gifts, two of which are gold and frankincence; they also see the "star" of the light on the tower at JAG, showing them they are at the right place.

      Allusions to Dicken's Christmas Carol: a cold workplace; a grumpy boss; Marley's 'ghost'; Tiny Tim's crutch; "God bless us, everyone."

      Allusion to A Christmas Story: "You'll shoot your eye out."

    • It's A Wonderful Life
      At the Vietnam Memorial, Rabb and Boone meet Lieutenant Clarence, who just graduated flight school. Due to a friend being on suicide watch, Clarence is unable to get his wings at his graduation ceremony. After Rabb gives Clarence his gold wings and Boone pins them on, a bell rings. These are all allusions to It's A Wonderful Life, specifically the Angel Clarence (Angel 2nd Class - i.e., no wings), who is sent to Earth to stop a suicidal George Bailey. Once this is accomplished, Clarence gets his wings, signified by the chiming of a bell on the Bailey family Christmas tree.

    • As Harm and Boone take the lead for the disabled cargo plane (full of toys), a red landing light, in the front of Harm's plane, comes on. Harm and Boone then guide the cargo plane through the fog, which references the act of "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" leading Santa's sleigh through the "foggy Christmas Eve."

    • Harriet's threat involving the ghost of Jacob Marley is a reference to Charles Dickens' novel A Christmas Carol.

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    • JieshengLi Dec 19, 2014

      Check out my re-write https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10890186/1/A-Re-write-of-All-Ye-Faithful