Because James Garner
's original production company, Cherokee Productions did not produce any movies or television shows after 1980 due to Garner's disputes with Universal Studios, Garner formed a new production company to produce the Rockford movies in the 1990s. The name of the new production company was MGB Productions, with the "M" standing for Meta Rosenberg
, the "G" standing for James Garner, and the "B" standing for Juanita Bartlett
. Meta Rosenberg was his long time agent and producer, who also directed a few episodes of the original series. Juanita Bartlett was also a long time writer and producer on the original Rockford series, who started writing for Garner shows all the way back to Nichols
(1971). 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
Oh, yeah, I hate paper work. But every once in a while, well, I was playing catch up.
[on the phone to a bill collector
Oh, Bobby. Bobby! Oh, no, I'm not ducking you. No, Hey, hey, yeah, Bobby, yeah I know what I said. Yeah. Yeah, hey, look - Bobby, I can't give you what I don't have; I'm tapped out. Well, yes, I know it's been three and-a-half weeks, but if it makes you feel any better I got at least half a dozen other people who've waiting for payment for over two months.