Private investigator Jim Rockford is hired by a beautiful young woman to solve the murder of her father, a homeless man found beneath a pier two months earlier. The killing was never solved by the police. Written by
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Robert Donley, who played Joseph "Rocky" Rockford, only played him in this one (pilot) episode. The role subsequently went to Noah Beery Jr. See more
Rockford and Sara are hiding among the rocks in the desert to protect themselves from Jerry shooting at them from the plane. Rockford shoots three times at the plane on its first pass and five more times when it flies over again a few moments later. It was a regular six-shot revolver, and we don't see him reload. See more
You're a cop, huh?
No, what I am sonny, is about fifty pounds heavier and one hell of a lot meaner so you better straighten up your act, I don't think I like you.
Referenced in Frasier: Door Jam