Dog the Bounty Hunter (2003– )

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This series follows the exploits of real-life bounty hunter "Dog" Chapman and his family chasing down actual fugitives in the Hawaiian Islands. It grew out of an episode of A&E's "Take This... See full summary »

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 Himself (131 episodes, 2003-2013)
Leland Chapman ...
 Himself (129 episodes, 2003-2013)
Beth Smith ...
 Herself (120 episodes, 2003-2012)
Duane Lee Chapman Jr. ...
 Himself (87 episodes, 2005-2012)
Tim Chapman ...
 Himself (85 episodes, 2003-2012)
Lyssa Chapman ...
 Herself (79 episodes, 2005-2013)
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This series follows the exploits of real-life bounty hunter "Dog" Chapman and his family chasing down actual fugitives in the Hawaiian Islands. It grew out of an episode of A&E's "Take This Job," a 2003 series in which people with unusual occupations were profiled. Written by Outlaw

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One of the show's common themes is When mercy is shown, mercy is given. See more »

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Surprisingly Fascinating
1 October 2004 | by (West Lafayette, IN) – See all my reviews

It's too bad that IMDb doesn't provide a whole lot of information because this show is really interesting (at least, I think it is). Basically, it's about a family of bail-bondsmen (and women) led by gruff, blue-collar (and intimidating) patriarch "Dog" Chapman. This is a literal family, mind you, where his son, brother, nephew and wife work alongside him to maintain his business. This is a man who comes from a very rough background to become a figure of redemption and responsibility for the state of Hawaii. The most interesting aspect, I believe, is watching the character study of someone who is very street-smart, unlike someone such as myself who comes from a very safe, middle-class upbringing and college eduction.


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