The Rockford Files: Season 3, Episode 10

Piece Work (17 Dec. 1976)

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While investigating an insurance claim, Jim stumbles into something much bigger.

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Joseph 'Rocky' Rockford (as Noah Beery)
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Murray Rosner
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Robert Spiker
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Car chase double-switch
26 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There is a scene toward the end of the episode where Murray is going to Chase Jim forcing him off the road. At the beginning of the scene Murray is driving the same red Galaxy 500 that he has been driving since the beginning of the show. After Jim takes off, we see a red car following Jim, however this car has suddenly become what appears to be a red Oldsmobile 98! Then, we see Murray at the wheel, cut back to Jim in his Firebird, and then when we switch back to Murray he's back in his original Galazy 500.

All in all, the show was very entertaining. Not as good as a Jimmy Joe Meeker, or some of the twisted Angel episodes, which are my personal favorites. This episode is not quite up to that caliber, but it holds your attention.

I like this departure from the way they normally cut into the action, starting out completely away from the normal "Rockford" setting - Not that James Garner looks out of place at a gym, however most episodes we see him coming to his house, where someone comes and hires him, or a friend gets him involved. In this case, we start right out in the middle of something and you might not even think that You're watching a Rockford unless you know that was what was scheduled for that time slot. We don't see Jim until a few minutes in, where we notice him doing some sort of leg-pull ups - 2 points for Jim exercising before exercising was cool!

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