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The famed P.I. works to uncover facts of the death of a wealthy socialite whose two grown children are accused of murdering her. Complicating matters are Rockford's omnipresent "friend" Angel, and Rockford's ex-wife Kit, a lawyer who represents the children. Written by
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During the course of a riot in Los Angeles with the police rather
occupied an old time film star from the 50s and 60s is shot to death in
her own driveway. The police arrest her two grown kids, Geoffrey Naufts
and Shannon Kenny, for the crime. They've retained Joanna Cassidy who
at one time was married to a well known private eye.
That would be Jim Rockford as James Garner reprises his role from his
70s television series The Rockford Files. They may not be married any
more, but Cassidy doesn't doubt his professionalism. These two spoiled
Hollywood brats can certainly afford the Rockford price of $100.00 a
day plus expenses.
The kids are arrested and Joe Santos does the arresting, but later they
offer as a defense the fact that their stepfather former ballplayer Joe
Campanella sexually abused them while practicing Satanic rituals in his
Jim Rockford was definitely one of the more cynical characters that
television ever brought us. But even he has his heroes and he refuses
to believe all American Joe Campanella could be into Satanism.
Especially since he visited Campanella before Campanella makes an
admission to it. Then it became on the house after Campanella was found
hanging from his basement roof and the cops call it suicide.
Stuart Margolin as Angel Martin is back and though he's really not part
of the plot every Rockford Files episode was a bit better when he was
Garner and Cassidy also worked well together. Garner is a little older
with a lot more belly to him. But still the same razor sharp cynical
mind. It was a nice return.
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