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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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Jess Wilding
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Cmdr. Alex Diehl
James Luisi ...
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Hector Gustavo
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Special Agent Millard Weeks
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Linda Gustavo
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Eleanor
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Senator Aspall
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Joselito
Michael Leopard ...
George
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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 <jsackste@bellsouth.net> / edited by TrivWhiz

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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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Police Capt. Doug Chapman: False arrest, huh? You know something, you're full of it. You never commit any crimes but you always end up at the booking desk. What is that? Coincidence or what?
Jim Rockford: More like sloppy police work.
Police Capt. Doug Chapman: You know something? You're 90% mouth!
Cmdr. Diehl: Look! Let's just do this and get the hell out of here! When I get rousted out of bed at the middle of the night, it tends to put me in a really lousy mood.
Jim Rockford: Well, you can imagine the mood I'm in; I not only got rousted, I got patted down. Try that at three in the ...
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Followed by The Rockford Files: Punishment and Crime (1996) See more »

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