The Rockford Files

The Rockford Files

1974 - 1980, Action, Crime
Jim Rockford is an ex-convict turned private detective.

Episode Guide

  • The Rockford Files - Deadlock in Parma (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    Deadlock in Parma

    Rockford is between two warring factions when he agrees to vote as proxy for an ailing friend, a councilman.

  • The Rockford Files - Just a Coupla Guys (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    Just a Coupla Guys

    Rockford gets caught in the middle when two young hoods upset the balance of power in the underworld.

  • The Rockford Files - The Big Cheese (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    The Big Cheese

    A reporter is killed after mailing evidence of a mob connection to a union, but the package gets lost.

  • The Rockford Files - The No Fault Affair (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    The No Fault Affair

    Rocky is horrified when a prostitute falls in love with his son (James Garner). Guest star: Rita Moreno.

  • The Rockford Files - The Hawaiian Headache (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    The Hawaiian Headache

    While on vacation with his father in Hawaii, Rockford meets an old war buddy involved in international espionage.

  • The Rockford Files - Nice Guys Finish Dead (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Nice Guys Finish Dead

    Beamer (James Whitmore Jr.), White (Tom Selleck) and Rockford probe a murder at a P.I. awards dinner; guest Larry Manetti.

  • The Rockford Files - Love Is the Word (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Love Is the Word

    An old flame rekindles when a woman (Kathryn Harrold) asks Rockford to find her vanished fiance; guest Barbara Mandrell.

  • The Rockford Files - Only Rock 'n' Roll Will Never Die (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Only Rock 'n' Roll Will Never Die

    Rockford finds a rocker's (Kristoffer Tabori) producer and uncovers a deadly conspiracy.

  • The Rockford Files - Lions, Tigers, Monkeys and Dogs (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Lions, Tigers, Monkeys and Dogs

    Even more daring attempts are made on the life of the socialite whom Rockford has been hired to protect.

  • The Rockford Files - Paradise Cove (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Paradise Cove

    A court-appointed receiver (Mariette Hartley) tries to collect $35,000 from Rockford; guest Leif Erickson.

  • The Rockford Files - A Different Drummer (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    A Different Drummer

    When Rockford is hospitalized following an accident, he stumbles onto what appears to be a highly profitable organ transplant ring.

  • The Rockford Files - Never Send a Boy King to Do a Man's Job (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    Never Send a Boy King to Do a Man's Job

    Assuming the identity of a wealthy oil magnate, Rockford calls on a former race-car driver to assist in his plan to trap unscrupulous businessmen.

  • The Rockford Files - A Material Difference (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    A Material Difference

    Angel involves Rockford in his scam to pose as an assassin, but his first customer is a Soviet agent after a defector.

  • The Rockford Files - The Return of the Black Shadow (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    The Return of the Black Shadow

    Cooper seeks revenge by rejoining his motorcycle gang, which kidnapped his sister away from Rockford.

  • The Rockford Files - The Man Who Saw the Alligators (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    The Man Who Saw the Alligators

    A Brooklyn gangster, who believes Rockford got him sent to jail, wants revenge; guest Sharon Acker.

  • The Rockford Files - The Deuce (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    The Deuce

    Rockford uncovers blackmail when he tries to clear a drunken driver accused of killing a legal secretary.

  • The Rockford Files - Guilt (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:


    Emotional wounds reopen when Rockford's former fiancee (Pat Crowley) asks his help after a killer tries to shoot her.

  • The Rockford Files - The Battle-Ax and the Exploding Cigar (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    The Battle-Ax and the Exploding Cigar

    Rockford drives a car back from Las Vegas, unaware it is stolen and filled with weapons; guest Glenn Corbett.

  • The Rockford Files - With the French Heel Back, Can the Nehru Jacket Be Far Behind? (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    With the French Heel Back, Can the Nehru Jacket Be Far Behind?

    Rockford suspects foul play after police dismiss a model's death as suicide; guests Rene Auberjonois, Erin Gray.

  • The Rockford Files - Local Man Eaten by Newspaper (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Local Man Eaten by Newspaper

    Rockford is defamed and threatened when he looks into a show-business doctor's death; guest Scott Brady.

  • The Rockford Files - A Fast Count (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    A Fast Count

    A prize fighter's manager (Kenneth McMillan) is accused of homicide and bribing immigration authorities; guest Mary Frann.

  • The Rockford Files - Black Mirror (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Black Mirror

    Rockford's client (Kathryn Harrold), a blind psychologist, refuses to believe her assailant could be her patient.

  • The Rockford Files - A Good Clean Bust With Sequel Rights (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    A Good Clean Bust With Sequel Rights

    Rockford is hired as bodyguard for a former policeman who is a TV hero; guests James B. Sikking, Nicolas Coster.

  • The Rockford Files - A Three Day Affair With a Thirty Day Escrow (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    A Three Day Affair With a Thirty Day Escrow

    Rockford must protect an Arabian princess from her family, who wants to put her to death for allegedly bringing shame to the household.

  • The Rockford Files - The Empty Frame (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    The Empty Frame

    Rockford and hostile Lt. Chapman cooperate after art thieves halt a party for Angel's brother-in-law, the new police commissioner.

  • The Rockford Files - Kill the Messenger (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Kill the Messenger

    Rockford jeopardizes his friendship with Becker when he takes it upon himself to investigate the slaying of Deputy Chief Towne's unfaithful wife.

  • The Rockford Files - White on White and Nearly Perfect (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    White on White and Nearly Perfect

    Dashing private investigator Lance White (Tom Selleck) helps Rockford search for an industrialist's daughter.

  • The Rockford Files - The Jersey Bounce (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    The Jersey Bounce

    Rockford relies on a friend (Bo Hopkins), a disbarred lawyer, when accused of beating a man to death; guest Sorrell Brooke.

  • The Rockford Files - Rosendahl and Gilda Stern Are Dead (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Rosendahl and Gilda Stern Are Dead

    Prostitute Rita (Rita Moreno) asks Rockford's help when she is arrested for killing a client; guests Abe Vigoda, Sharon Acker.

  • The Rockford Files - Heartaches of a Fool (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Heartaches of a Fool

    A country singer (Willie Nelson) is caught between Chinese mobsters and his own crooked managers; guest James Shigeta.

  • The Rockford Files - The House on Willis Avenue (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    The House on Willis Avenue

    Novice detective Richie Brockelman (Dennis Dugan) joins Rockford to look into a private detective's death.

  • The Rockford Files - The Prisoner of Rosemont Hall (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    The Prisoner of Rosemont Hall

    Investigation of a collegian's hazing death leads Rockford to a second homicide involving an Arab student.

  • The Rockford Files - The Competitive Edge (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    The Competitive Edge

    Rockford's hunt for a bail-jumping banker leads an unscrupulous doctor to commit him to a mental hospital.

  • The Rockford Files - South by Southeast (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    South by Southeast

    When Rockford is mistakenly abducted by federal agents, he becomes involved in a plot to rescue an heiress from her husband.

  • The Rockford Files - Dwarf in a Helium Hat (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Dwarf in a Helium Hat

    After receiving a death threat, Rockford deduces that the caller is after playboy Jay Rockfelt, whose name is listed next to his in the phone book.

  • The Rockford Files - The Paper Palace (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    The Paper Palace

    A scared prostitute (Rita Moreno) asks Rockford to investigate threats against her. Directed by Richard Crenna.

  • The Rockford Files - The Gang at Don's Drive-In (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    The Gang at Don's Drive-In

    Rockford uncovers a murder while researching a class of '62 for a has-been writer (Anthony Zerbe).

  • The Rockford Files - The Attractive Nuisance (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    The Attractive Nuisance

    A retired FBI agent (Victor Jory) seeks revenge against a former mobster (Ken Lynch), now Rocky's business partner.

  • The Rockford Files - The Deadly Maze (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    The Deadly Maze

    A scientist (Larry Linville) subjects unwitting Rockford to a complex stress experiment; guest J. J Pat O'Malley.

  • The Rockford Files - The Queen of Peru (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    The Queen of Peru

    A family inadvertently finds a $1 million stolen diamond sought by irate crooks; guest George Wyner.

  • The Rockford Files - Forced Retirement (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Forced Retirement

    Rockford poses as an Oklahoma oilman to probe the promotion of an off-shore drill. With Larry Hagman, Ron Masak.

  • The Rockford Files - Hotel of Fear (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Hotel of Fear

    Angel's posh life as a protected witness ends when the mobster is found not guilty. With Vincent Baggetta.

  • The Rockford Files - The Mayor's Committee From Deer Lick Falls (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    The Mayor's Committee From Deer Lick Falls

    Small-town citizens seek a former resident (Priscilla Barnes) who revealed their tax fraud to the IRS.

  • The Rockford Files - Irving the Explainer (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Irving the Explainer

    Rockford uncovers Nazi connections while researching the life of a deceased movie director; guest Barbara Babcock.

  • The Rockford Files - Quickie Nirvana (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Quickie Nirvana

    A favor for a "free spirit" (Valerie Curtin) puts Rockford at the mercy of an attorney shielding a murderous client.

  • The Rockford Files - Requiem for a Funny Box (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Requiem for a Funny Box

    A comedian (Chuck McCann) leaves Rockford charged with homicide rather than admit he keeps a joke file; guest Meredith MacRae.

  • The Rockford Files - The Dog and Pony Show (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    The Dog and Pony Show

    Government agents and mobsters beset Rockford when he tries to help a frightened woman in his therapy group.

  • The Rockford Files - The Second Chance (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    The Second Chance

    Rockford's former cellmate's (Isaac Hayes) girlfriend (Dionne Warwick) is harassed by her ex-husband.

  • The Rockford Files - Battle of Canoga Park (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Battle of Canoga Park

    Rockford's gun, stolen from his cookie jar, is found at the scene of a homicide.

  • The Rockford Files - Trouble in Chapter 17 (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Trouble in Chapter 17

    The author of a popular women's manual asks Rockford to investigate threats on her life. With Ed Nelson.

  • The Rockford Files - Beamer's Last Case (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Beamer's Last Case

    Someone has been using Rockford's name to incur debts and the wrath of clients. With James Whitmore Jr., Bibi Besch.

  • The Rockford Files - Dirty Money, Black Light (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Dirty Money, Black Light

    The mob and the government are interested after huge sums come in the mail for vacationing Rocky.

  • The Rockford Files - Crack Back (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Crack Back

    Beth is harassed after hiring Rockford to find a witness who can provide a murder alibi for a football player.

  • The Rockford Files - To Protect and Serve (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    To Protect and Serve

    An overzealous police buff (Joyce Van Patten) endangers Rockford and the woman he is protecting; guest Jon Cypher.

  • The Rockford Files - New Life, Old Dragons (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    New Life, Old Dragons

    A Vietnamese woman hires Rockford to find her missing brother who failed to meet her at the bus station.

  • The Rockford Files - Just Another Polish Wedding (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Just Another Polish Wedding

    A team of private investigators (Isaac Hayes, Louis Gossett Jr.) competes with Rockford to find a missing heir.

  • The Rockford Files - The Becker Connection (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    The Becker Connection

    Becker is suspended under suspicion of stealing heroin from the police property room. With Jack Carter.

  • The Rockford Files - The Trees, the Bees and T.T. Flowers (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    The Trees, the Bees and T.T. Flowers

    The Rockfords' friend (Strother Martin) escapes from a retirement home to protect his property from developers.

  • The Rockford Files - Sticks and Stones May Break Your Bones, But Waterbury Will Bury You (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Sticks and Stones May Break Your Bones, But Waterbury Will Bury You

    Rockford helps two private investigators who are being forced out of business by a conglomerate that uses elaborate techniques.

  • The Rockford Files - There's One in Every Port (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    There's One in Every Port

    Rockford sets up his own con to recover money from father-daughter swindlers (Howard Duff, Joan Van Ark).

  • The Rockford Files - The Trouble With Warren (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    The Trouble With Warren

    Rockford is pressured into helping his attorney clear her cousin, who is suspected of slaying her boss.

  • The Rockford Files - Piece Work (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Piece Work

    When Rockford is hired by an insurance company to check out an accident claim, he uncovers a gunrunning caper.

  • The Rockford Files - Return to the 38th Parallel (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Return to the 38th Parallel

    An old Army buddy tricks Rockford into accepting a client who says she is looking for her missing sister.

  • The Rockford Files - Rattlers' Class of '63 (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Rattlers' Class of '63

    Best-man Rockford learns Angel's wedding is part of a real-estate swindle; guests Avery Schreiber, James Wainwright.

  • The Rockford Files - So Help Me God (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    So Help Me God

    Rockford is jailed for contempt of court after being called before the grand jury in a kidnapping case; guest William Daniels.

  • The Rockford Files - Coulter City Wildcat (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Coulter City Wildcat

    Rocky is assaulted by two toughs after he is awarded a parcel of land in an oil rights lottery. Guest star: Noble Willingham.

  • The Rockford Files - Drought at Indianhead River (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Drought at Indianhead River

    Angel's sudden luck in real estate makes him the target of mob assassins. With Robert Loggia, Vincent Baggetta.

  • The Rockford Files - Feeding Frenzy (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Feeding Frenzy

    Rockford's fiancee (Susan Howard) asks him to retrieve and return oil company money her father stole three years earlier.

  • The Rockford Files - The Family Hour (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    The Family Hour

    Rockford and Rocky get temporary custody of a 9-year-old (Kim Richards) searching for her father (Burt Young).

  • The Rockford Files - The Oracle Wore a Cashmere Suit (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    The Oracle Wore a Cashmere Suit

    A psychic (Robert Webber) directs police to Rockford in a drug dealer's murder case; guest Robert Walden.

  • The Rockford Files - The Fourth Man (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    The Fourth Man

    Rockford's stewardess friend (Sharon Gless), becomes a killer's target after a conversation with a passenger.

  • The Rockford Files - A Bad Deal in the Valley (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    A Bad Deal in the Valley

    A real-estate agent (Susan Strasberg) has old flame Rockford deliver counterfeit money; guest Veronica Hamel.

  • The Rockford Files - Foul on the First Play (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Foul on the First Play

    Another detective (Louis Gossett Jr.) tries to use Rockford to help a client obtain a basketball franchise; guest David White.

  • The Rockford Files - Where's Houston? (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Where's Houston?

    Rockford's search for the granddaughter of Rocky's old pal uncovers a plot to acquire real estate; guest Robert Mandan.

  • The Rockford Files - The Italian Bird Fiasco (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    The Italian Bird Fiasco

    Rockford becomes involved with an international smuggling ring when he is hired to purchase a rare sculpted bird at an auction.

  • The Rockford Files - In Hazard (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    In Hazard

    An attorney needs Rockford's help after she counsels a stockbroker in a tax suit and finds herself the target of an assassination attempt.

  • The Rockford Files - Joey Blue Eyes (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Joey Blue Eyes

    An ex-convict trying to go straight hires Rockford to combat efforts to "steal" his legitimate restaurant business.

  • The Rockford Files - A Portrait of Elizabeth (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    A Portrait of Elizabeth

    A routine theft investigation turns into a nightmare for Rockford and Beth; guests John Saxon, Cynthia Sikes.

  • The Rockford Files - The No-Cut Contract (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    The No-Cut Contract

    A quarterback (Rob Reiner) implicates Rockford in blackmail when questioned by police; guest Dick Butkus.

  • The Rockford Files - The Hammer of C Block (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    The Hammer of C Block

    A man (Isaac Hayes) who served 20 years for murdering his wife hires Rockford to find the killer; guest Lynn Hamilton.

  • The Rockford Files - The Girl in the Bay City Boys Club (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    The Girl in the Bay City Boys Club

    Rockford infiltrates a club his client believes is linked to gambling; guests Blair Brown, Paul Stevens.

  • The Rockford Files - The Reincarnation of Angie (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    The Reincarnation of Angie

    A bookkeeper wants Rockford to find her brother, a stockbroker she thinks the mob nabbed; guest David Huddleston.

  • The Rockford Files - Pastoria Prime Pick (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Pastoria Prime Pick

    When Rockford is towed into a small town, he discovers that the town officials are collaborating in a crime operation.

  • The Rockford Files - 2 Into 5.56 Won't Go (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    2 Into 5.56 Won't Go

    While investigating the "traffic" death of his old Army commander, Rockford uncovers an arms-smuggling ring.

  • The Rockford Files - Chicken Little Is a Little Chicken (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Chicken Little Is a Little Chicken

    A good deed for Angel makes Rockford the target of a mobster (Ray Danton); guest Joseph Campanella.

  • The Rockford Files - Resurrection in Black and White (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Resurrection in Black and White

    A magazine writer (Joan Van Ark) seeks evidence to free a man she thinks was wrongly convicted of murder.

  • The Rockford Files - The Real Easy Red Dog (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    The Real Easy Red Dog

    A private investigator (Stefanie Powers) uses Rockford to divert police attention from her insurance case; guest Sherry Jackson.

  • The Rockford Files - The Great Blue Lake Land and Development Company (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    The Great Blue Lake Land and Development Company

    When a client's bail money disappears in a desert town, Rockford uncovers a major land swindle; guest Dana Elcar.

  • The Rockford Files - The Deep Blue Sleep (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    The Deep Blue Sleep

    The trail of a missing model leads to murder and an underworld operation within a high-fashion studio; guest Janet McLachlan.

  • The Rockford Files - Gearjammers (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:


    Killers pursue Rocky, as Becker and Rockford investigate a hijacking operation; guest Scott Brady.

  • The Rockford Files - The Farnsworth Stratagem (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The Farnsworth Stratagem

    Becker and a young writer ask for Rockford's help after they purchase a share in a condominium and discover they only own part of the lobby.

  • The Rockford Files - The Aaron Ironwood School of Success (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The Aaron Ironwood School of Success

    Rockford's wealthy foster brother (James Hampton) is wanted by the mob and the government.

  • The Rockford Files - Roundabout (Season 1 Episode 25)
    Season 1 Episode 25:


    In Las Vegas to deliver an insurance check, Rockford uncovers underworld exploitation of a singer.

  • The Rockford Files - Just by Accident (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:

    Just by Accident

    Rockford uncovers an insurance scam when a race-driver's mother hires him to look into her son's traffic death.

  • The Rockford Files - The Four Pound Brick (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    The Four Pound Brick

    The mother (Edith Atwater) of a rookie policeman killed in an auto mishap refuses to believe his death was accidental.

  • The Rockford Files - Charlie Harris at Large (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Charlie Harris at Large

    Rockford's former cellmate (Tony Musante) is accused of murdering his wealthy wife; guest Diana Muldaur.

  • The Rockford Files - Say Goodbye to Jennifer (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Say Goodbye to Jennifer

    Police and the mob seek a model (Pamela Hensley) connected with murder, until a dentist identifies her corpse.

  • The Rockford Files - Claire (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:


    Rockford is caught between police and gangsters when he helps a former fiancee (Linda Evans); guest Jackie Cooper.

  • The Rockford Files - Counter Gambit (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Counter Gambit

    A former convict hires Rockford to find his girlfriend (Mary Frann), but actually he wants pearls she possesses.

  • The Rockford Files - Sleight of Hand (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Sleight of Hand

    Rockford's search for a vanished girlfriend leads him to a crime figure, a singer (Lara Parker) and a fugitive syndicate chief.

  • The Rockford Files - Aura Lee, Farewell (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Aura Lee, Farewell

    Rockford must solve the mystery of a boutique owner's drug-overdose death; guests Lindsay Wagner, Greg Mullavey.

  • The Rockford Files - Profit and Loss (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Profit and Loss

    Rockford (James Garner) burglarizes a print shop while searching for clues that will lead to stock-market fixing. Guest stars: Ned Beatty and Michael Lerner.

  • The Rockford Files - Caledonia, It's Worth a Fortune! (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Caledonia, It's Worth a Fortune!

    A convict's wife (Shelley Fabares) needs to locate a fortune hidden in a rural community; guest Robert Ginty.

  • The Rockford Files - The Dexter Crisis (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    The Dexter Crisis

    Rockford finds a wealthy businessman's girlfriend (Lee Purcell) but is asked only to watch her; guest Linda Kelsey.

  • The Rockford Files - In Pursuit of Carol Thorne (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    In Pursuit of Carol Thorne

    Rockford hopes a woman ex-convict will lead him to $1 million in stolen money; guest Laffit Pincay Jr.

  • The Rockford Files - Find Me If You Can (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Find Me If You Can

    A woman (Joan Van Ark) with a secret hires Rockford to discover her identity; guest (Paul) Michael Glaser.

  • The Rockford Files - The Big Ripoff (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    The Big Ripoff

    A woman thinks her lover's death in a plane crash might involve his wife (Suzanne Somers); guest Jill Clayburgh.

  • The Rockford Files - This Case Is Closed (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    This Case Is Closed

    Rockford is on the verge of giving up his investigation after being harassed by the underworld and federal agents.

  • The Rockford Files - This Case Is Closed (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    This Case Is Closed

    After being hired to investigate Warren Jameson's future son-in-law, Jim is harassed by unknown groups.

  • The Rockford Files - Tall Woman in Red Wagon (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Tall Woman in Red Wagon

    Rockford disguises himself as a coffin salesman, a psychiatrist and an IRS agent to find a missing newspaperwoman.

  • The Rockford Files - Exit Prentiss Carr (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Exit Prentiss Carr

    When Rockford is hired to check on a philandering husband, he finds the man dead under mysterious circumstances.

  • The Rockford Files - The Countess (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Countess

    A wealthy Texan's wife (Susan Strasberg) hires Rockford (James Garner) to deal with a blackmail problem.

  • The Rockford Files - The Dark and Bloody Ground (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Dark and Bloody Ground

    Murderers stalk Rockford after Beth gets him to investigate the death of a screenwriter; guest Nancy Malone.

  • The Rockford Files - The Kirkoff Case (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Kirkoff Case

    An heir (James Woods), suspected of murdering his parents, hires Rockford to find the killer; guest Abe Vigoda.

  • The Rockford Files - Backlash of the Hunter (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Backlash of the Hunter

    Rockford is the hunted as he learns whether a man's death was murder or suicide; guests Lindsay Wagner, Bill Mumy.

  • The Rockford Files - Backlash of the Hunter (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Backlash of the Hunter

    A woman (Lindsay Wagner) hires Rockford to discover if her father's death was homicide or suicide; guest Bill Mumy.