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Episode List


Season 2

12 Sep. 1975
The Aaron Ironwood School of Success
Aaron Ironwood, a childhood friend of Jim's, comes to town with a business deal that is just too good to be true. He finally agrees to the deal as he thinks Aaron might be in some kind of trouble. He's is - with both the FBI and the mob.
19 Sep. 1975
The Farnsworth Stratagem
Dennis pleads with Jim to untangle him from a timeshare con, without Dennis' boss, Jim's nemesis Lt. Diehl, finding out he's a victim too. Rockford's a lot more interested when a friend of Dennis' who's also an unhappy vacation homeowner, proves very helpful, and happens to be a gorgeous single blonde. Jim recruits his father and Angel to out-scam the scammers.
26 Sep. 1975
Gearjammers, Part 1
Rocky is targeted for death after seeing a meeting between a truck dispatcher and a crooked executive. Jim wants desperately to protect his father but discovers he hasn't been keeping up with Rocky enough to even find him on a typical day. The dispatcher was giving the supposedly-retired Rocky work as a trucker, so when Jim discovers the dispatcher dead in a crate bound for Malaysia, the police figure the elusive Rocky knows why.
3 Oct. 1975
Gearjammers, Part 2
The Rockfords work with Sgt. Becker to solve Rocky's friend's murder. When 6 tractor trailers from the same depot are hijacked by a gang, there must be a connection with the killing, but who desperately needs tons of ladies' underwear, grapefruit and dynamite ? The proud Rocky resents Jim taking care of him, making the slew of hit-men even harder to combat for Dennis and a very confused LAPD.
10 Oct. 1975
The Deep Blue Sleep
After a late night phone call Beth hires Jim to look for a missing friend who eventually turns up dead. The dead woman worked for a fashion designer who is unknowingly in up to her neck with some very bad "fellas".
17 Oct. 1975
The Great Blue Lake Land and Development Company
When his car breaks down in a small town Jim leaves $10,000 in a land company's safe. The next morning the money - and the man who locked the money up - are gone. When the man turns up dead the sheriff thinks Rockford did it.
31 Oct. 1975
The Real Easy Red Dog
Christine Dusseau, a female private eye, first blindsides Rockford, then joins him in tracking down the murderer in a case the police have dismissed as a suicide.
7 Nov. 1975
Resurrection in Black & White
Convinced a convicted murderer is actually innocent, a journalist looking for a scoop hires Jim to investigate a six year old murder.
14 Nov. 1975
Chicken Little Is a Little Chicken
Angel asks Jim to help him collect some money from someone who supposedly welshed on a deal. Not surprisingly he hasn't told Jim the whole truth, which includes two very angry hoods who want money Angel owes them.
21 Nov. 1975
2 Into 5.56 Won't Go
When an army colonel is murdered after contacting Rockford, Rockford is forced into the middle of a conflict involving military police, military thieves and the colonel's daughter.
28 Nov. 1975
Pastoria Prime Pick
A farming hub has more business than it can handle, including giving Rockford the business. The PI's car breaks down near the boomtown, after a source Rockford contacts in a divorce case steers Rockford there. While his car is being worked on, Rockford is quickly entangled between an underage motel worker and her jealous cop boyfriend, and in a double-cross over a narcotics deal. Is it just another tricky day for unlucky Jim, or is bucolic New Pastoria a sunny sin city ?
5 Dec. 1975
The Reincarnation of Angie
Hoods snatch a stockbroker, and his sister hires Rockford for $23.64, because Jim's in the yellow pages and her big brother instructed her not to dial the cops. Jim's protective of the naive 25 year old bookkeeper, despite the tiny fee, because he fears her brother is dead, and she can't accept that her only relative, who's always taken care of her, may be mixed up in a securities scam.
19 Dec. 1975
The Girl in the Bay City Boys Club
Jim goes undercover to expose an illegal gambling club and gets help from a young D.A.
9 Jan. 1976
The Hammer of C Block
A friend (Isaac Hayes) from Jim's time in prison after getting out, needs help clearing himself from the crime he was put into prison for.
16 Jan. 1976
The No-Cut Contract
A minor league football player drags Jim into his troubles.
23 Jan. 1976
A Portrait of Elizabeth
A client of Beth's hires Jim misleadingly to check on his company.
30 Jan. 1976
Joey Blue Eyes
Jim helps one of Beth's clients, who is being swindled out of his business.
6 Feb. 1976
In Hazard
Beth has trouble and is nearly killed by a client with tax trouble.
13 Feb. 1976
The Italian Bird Fiasco
Jim gets hired by a diamond smuggler posing as an art dealer causing trouble for Jim with LAPD and other smugglers.
20 Feb. 1976
Where's Houston?
Rocky's friend is killed thinking his Granddaughter was kidnapped leading Jim with the help of Rocky to untangle a crooked real estate deal.
12 Mar. 1976
Foul on the First Play
Jim's shackled to his ex-parole officer Marcus Aurelius (Louis Gossett Jr.), now a PI himself, when a no-holds barred competition for a new NBA franchise ensnares both sleazes. Jim can't figure which jock-sucker, the motor mouth Marc works for, but whoever it is, they keep bringing Jim the pain and costing him way-too-many non-reimbursed expenses. As a PO, slick Marc tried to send Jim back up the river; as a PI, he runs Jim dizzy dodging bullets.
19 Mar. 1976
A Bad Deal in the Valley
Rockford finds himself in the middle of a bad deal indeed when he agrees to help an old girlfriend and ends up with a suitcase full of counterfeit money and under arrest by the F.B.I.

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