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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Did You Know?
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
During the car chase near the end of the show (just before the airplane shows up), the rear window of Rockford's car is missing and then reappears. The window continues to disappear and reappear several times. See more
[Rockford is trying to convince his client to go undercover
How much of my own money am I going to earn back?
I usually pay my operatives 20 bucks an hour for this kind of thing.
I wouldn't do it for less than 50.
Referenced in Frasier: Door Jam