The Rockford Files: Season 1, Episode 12

Profit and Loss, Part 1: Profit (20 Dec. 1974)

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Jim investigates a large corporation when one of its executives is kidnapped and the wife of another executive claims the company murdered her husband.

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Joseph 'Rocky' Rockford (as Noah Beery)
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Doris Parker
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Jim investigates a large corporation when one of its executives is kidnapped and the wife of another executive claims the company murdered her husband.

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In Season 4, Episode 21, "The House on Willis Avenue" (24 Feb. 1978), Richie Brockelman (Dennis Dugan) gushes to Jim about Rockford's famous work, including "The Financial [sic] Dynamics Case." See more »

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Silencers don't work on revolvers. See more »

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Jim Rockford: This is Jim Rockford. At the tone leave your name and message, I'll get back to you.
Caller: Hey Jimmy. This here's Titus Garrett. Remember me? From the Army? I'm stuck here in town. How about I come over and bunk with you, buddy!
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A tentative client
4 November 2014 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

An officer of Ned Beatty's company Fiscal Dynamics comes to the Rockford Trailer and is looking to hire James Garner. But Garner can't get any information out of him, not even his real name. But John Carter has good reason to be scared and Garner sees that well enough when two thugs come into his trailer, knock him out and spirit Carter away.

Others might forget and certainly Garner has no reason to pursue this case, but getting beat up by a pair of thugs will tend to set some people off. He finds out about Fiscal Dynamics and its president Ned Beatty a most paranoid individual.

But he gains another client in Sharon Spelman and there's a murder of a man who owned a printing shop Val Bisoglio that Spelman swears is connected to the goings on at Beatty's company. Her own husband was killed in an automobile crash that she says was suspicious.

The two part story leaves off with a tentative alliance with Spelman and Garner.


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