The Rockford Files

  • 1974
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Cranky but likable L.A. PI Jim Rockford pulled no punches (but took plenty of them) in this popular 1970s series, which won the star an Emmy and brought the character back in several TV-movies. Rockford was an ex-con (sent to the slammer for a crime he didn't commit) who took on cases others didn't want. He was aided by his tough old man, his lawyer girlfriend...read more

Season 6, Episode 7 Nice Guys Finish Dead

First Aired: November 16, 1979

Quintessential episode (about murder at a gumshoe-of-the-year banquet), with James Garner getting fine comic support from Tom Selleck (as Lance White) and James Whitmore Jr. (as Beamer). Vern St. Cloud: Simon Oakland. Larry: Larry Manetti. Brandy: Erica Hagen. Carmine: Joe Bernard.

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  • Premiered: September 13, 1974
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Cranky but likable L.A. PI Jim Rockford pulled no punches (but took plenty of them) in this popular 1970s series, which won the star an Emmy and brought the character back in several TV-movies. Rockford was an ex-con (sent to the slammer for a crime he did… (more)

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