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The Rockford Files: If the Frame Fits... (1996)

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  14 January 1996 (USA)
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When Jim is arrested in the death of a rival private investigator, it is left to Jim to prove his own innocence, with the help of Jess Wilding, an old friend of Rocky's, which Jim never knew about.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jess Wilding
Gretchen Corbett ...
Cmdr. Alex Diehl
James Luisi ...
Hector Gustavo
Special Agent Millard Weeks
Linda Gustavo
Linden Chiles ...
Senator Aspall
Michael Leopard ...


In this third installment of "The Rockford Files" television movies, Jim Rockford is arrested for the death of Bud Monckton, a rival detective which Jim has had public disagreements with before. With the help of Jess Wilding, an IRS agent who was also a good friend of Rocky's, Jim has to prove his innocence. Written by John Sacksteder <> / edited by TrivWhiz

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14 January 1996 (USA)  »

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Los nuevos casos de Rockford: Si la trampa funciona...  »

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Linden Chiles, who portrays Senator Aspall in this film, previously appeared in the original series, season one, episode two, The Rockford Files: The Dark and Bloody Ground (1974), in a different role than the one he portrays in this movie. See more »


A gun is inside on his pocket, when some people try to kidnap him, the gun was taken away, Rockford couldn't have the gun because he was handcuffed by the LAPD and later was taken by FBI agents. See more »


Jim Rockford: He attacked me.
Police Capt. Doug Chapman: That's not what I heard.
Jim Rockford: Well, you heard it wrong, Chapman, you always do. I would say it's your big failing but you have so many.
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References Gaslight (1944) See more »

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