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Recap / JAGS 02 E 02 Secrets

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Corporal Jason Magida, a Marine convicted for espionage, escapes from a Navy brig, and while claiming that his court-martial for espionage was a frame-up, he takes Admiral Chegwidden hostage inside his office, demanding a new trial. Meanwhile Harm acts as intermediary and, with the help of CIA agent Webb, uncovers new information about the original trial while also keeping a SWAT team from killing Magida.


Secrets contains examples of the following tropes:

  • Miscarriage of Justice: The core plot of the epsode revolves around an escaped prisoner trying to prove his innocence.
  • Out-of-Character Alert: In "Secrets", Admiral Chegwidden is being held at gunpoint inside his office, and tells Bud over the phone to get him a specific case file. Harm and Mac realize the file the Admiral asked for is about a sailor who held his CO hostage, tipping them off.

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