A threat to the wrong phone number has Jim scrambling to find out who it was meant for.
Did You Know?
In the scene where Rockford has just picked up the ransom money from Irving Rockfelt (Milton Selzer), notice that thunder is heard on the soundtrack and Irving Rockfelt opens his umbrella, looking uncertainly skyward. This insert is most probably a clever way of creating a segue to explain why the remainder of the episode is shot in rainy weather while the preceding portion of the show was filmed in fair weather. Clever, thinking-on-your-feet filmmaking made this potential mismatch of location weather flow seamlessly. See more
While looking in the phone book Rockford calls out a list of names, but when a close-up of the page is shown, the listed names don't match what he called out. See more
This is Jim Rockford. At the tone leave your name and message, I'll get back to you.
Here's the tally, Jimbo. You had Atlanta at even money - tough break - and you got bombed in the Duke-Wake Forest fiasco, and you split the quinella at Holly Park. So you owe the book four dollars and fifty cents. Anytime before Friday, huh, buddy?
References Seven Ways from Sundown