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 gir (more…)

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Joe Santos, who played Lt. Dennis Becker on The Rockford Files, has died, TMZ reports. According to his son, the actor suffered a heart attack on Monday and passed away Friday morning in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 84. Santos was best known for his r… Read more

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Dirty Money, Black Light Season 3, Episode 22 Apr 1, 1977 Subscription

Rockford enters the case after his father, Rocky, vacationing in Hawaii, receives huge sums of money in the mail at home, and suddenly both the mob and Federal agents are interested in his good fortune.

Crack Back Season 3, Episode 21 Mar 25, 1977 Subscription

Counselor Beth Davenport hires Rockford to find a missing witness who can provide an alibi for her client, a football player who is charged with homicide, when she is suddenly harassed by phone calls and pornographic gifts.

To Protect And Serve, Part 2 Season 3, Episode 20 Mar 18, 1977 Subscription

Police groupie Sweeney jeopardizes the lives of Rockford and Patsy Fossler, the woman he is shielding from hit men, when she tells the thugs where Jim is hiding her. Part 2 of 2.

To Protect And Serve, Part 1 Season 3, Episode 19 Mar 11, 1977 Subscription

Police buff Lianne Sweeney causes problems for Detective Becker when she involves herself in Rockford's search for a mobster lawyer's missing fiancée. Part 1 of 2.

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00:30 — James Rockford, after spending time in prison, now spends his time as a private detective.

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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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