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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Although Duane 'Dog' Chapman refers to Tim Chapman as his "brother", they are not at all related. They are longtime friends and they coincidentally have the same last name. See more »

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Beth Smith: It's a woman's job to outsmart the men.
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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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