An unexplained break-in at Rocky's new diner has connections with the FBI fifty years ago.
Did You Know?
While it may seem like a sick joke showing LaSalle eating out of a can of dog food, this was actually inspired by a national scandal (instigated by a report on 60 Minutes
(1968)) that elderly people, because of the effect of high inflation on their retirement incomes, weren't able to afford decent food and were therefore resorting to eating pet food. Congress ended up mandating automatic yearly increases in Social Security (and other Federal programs) to help alleviate this problem. See more
LaSalle keeps a framed copy of a commendation letter from J. Edgar Hoover, dated February 12, 1931 and on Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) letterhead. However, in 1931 the organization was simply known as the Bureau of Investigation. It would go through several name changes before being finally renamed the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 1935. See more
[Jim has entered the room of a seedy hotel and is searching it when the occupant suddenly returns - carrying a gun
Hang it up! Get on your feet Rockford!
[he searches Jim
Hey, what do you want with me and my father?
Sit down! One day you pukes are going to realize some of us on the other side don't care about your juice and your connections in Washington!
What are you talking about?
I'm talking about Ted DeAngelo, who after a life of disappointment puts on his three-piece suit and with his ...