The Rockford Files: Season 3, Episode 6

Coulter City Wildcat (12 Nov. 1976)

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Rocky is forced to sign oil lease rights he owns away, leading Jim to investigate who and why someone wanted Rocky's seemingly worthless leases so badly.

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Joseph 'Rocky' Rockford (as Noah Beery)
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Dennis Becker (credit only)
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Gerald A. O'Malley
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Howard
Gretchen Corbett ...
Patricia Stich ...
Phyllis
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Claude Orzeck
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Walter Link
Sharon Compton ...
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Hal Bokar ...
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John Clavin ...
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Gordon Hurst ...
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Rocky is forced to sign oil lease rights he owns away, leading Jim to investigate who and why someone wanted Rocky's seemingly worthless leases so badly.

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When Jim leaves Rocky's house...the bad guys(Dennis Burkley and accomplice) car (what appears to be Kojak's cruiser) is not visible, though the bad guys are waiting inside. When the bad guys leave, their car is now visible, though neither one went outside to move it. See more »

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Gerald A. O'Malley: [Jim calls Mr. O'Malley - a slightly paranoid survivalist with a bomb shelter out back of his property. Jim calls him, pretending there's about to be a nuclear attack, in order to get Mr. O'Malley safe, by having him get into his shelter] Hello?
Jim Rockford: [Usiing a southern drawl] Mr. Gerald A. O'Malley?
Gerald A. O'Malley: Yeah?
Jim Rockford: Yeah, this is Roger Martel, sir. Kern County civil defense.
Gerald A. O'Malley: [Happy and eager to do his part'] Yes sir! What can I do for you?
Jim Rockford: Government agencies have informed us that the Che Guevera unit of the ALF ...
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There Will be Rockfords
11 April 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I consider this one of the better episodes of the fine Rockford Files mainly because the partnership between father and son, Rocky and Rockford, and how they care for each other, even though it's not always evident in many of the shows. Their relationship isn't cold by any means, but it appears that neither really open up about their true feelings; many times Jim happens to turn down Rocky's request to go fishing because he's usually "busy" or his mind is on other things. Now, Rocky is the one turning down his son's request this time around because it appears that he's in a grumpy mood because he's aging and the mail isn't what it used to be; one of the envelopes in the mail is regarding an oil lease, and some goons soon rough up Rocky and make him sign the lease over to someone else. The remainder of the episode is basically father and son for most of the scenes, as they see who and why Rocky was assaulted and who has his lease, although I can't quite recall the particulars of why he has the lease in the first place, but a shady character sold it to him. Along the way, you may recognize Noble Willingham as some sort of oil lease authority, who breaks the bad news at the end of the episode that the Rockford's won't get the $42,000/day they thought they were getting. This is a very picturesque episode with many terrific shots of the highway, oil field, and a small town, but perhaps the most important moments revolve around how father and son work together to make things right and enjoy spending time with each other.


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