A friend from Jim's time in prison after getting out, needs help clearing himself from the crime he was put into prison for.

Director:

Writers:

(created by), (created by) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
...
...
Joseph 'Rocky' Rockford (as Noah Beery) (credit only)
...
...
...
Police Officer Arthur Bingham
Annazette Chase ...
Debbie Bingham
Jack Somack ...
Oliver Prey
...
Eunice Charles Bingham
...
Charles 'Pebbles' Runkin
Bill Walker ...
Rosie
...
Receptionist (as Sandy deBruin)
Hank Stohl ...
Wino
Edit

Storyline

A friend from Jim's time in prison after getting out, needs help clearing himself from the crime he was put into prison for.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

car chase | See All (1) »


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 January 1976 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Jim Rockford: This is Jim Rockford. At the tone leave your name and message, I'll get back to you.
Caller: It's Jack. The check is in the mail. Sorry it's two years late. Sorry I misfigured my checking account and I'm overdrawn. Sorry I stopped payment on it, so when it comes tear it up. Sorry.
See more »

Soundtracks

Gandy's Theme
Written and Sung by Isaac Hayes
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not a client you refuse
2 January 2015 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

This is one of the most bittersweet episodes of The Rockford Files ever done. Some elements of Farewell My Lovely are involved in this plot. But if you think you know the ending because of that you would be dead wrong.

I don't think there was ever a show that introduced more interesting semi-regular characters than The Rockford Files. This one introduces Mr. Gandolf Fitch who is played by Isaac Hayes. James Garner owes him $1500.00 in a prison crap game debt, but for his services Hayes will forget the debt. This is not a client you refuse.

Back in the day he was a collector for the mob headed by Allan Rich and he got few refusals then as well. But Hayes swears he did not kill the woman he was sent up for. She was a prostitute whom he loved and tried to take out of that life. But she was found dead and he looked far better for it than anyone else.

The show centers around James Garner's hunt for a missing fellow worker in the deceased's trade. When she's found in the end she provides all the answers, but they're not ones that Hayes really wants to hear. Let's say that Hayes was given a chance to reassess his whole life.

Isaac Hayes was impressive as Gandolf Fitch and you knew he'd be back.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Caledonia arthurab
Those phone messages . . . misspoodellecrawford
Name of a recurring character actress? misspoodellecrawford
Lance White/Fred Beamer episode kwb1965
MeTv censoring for sexual content? mattleighkelly
ROCKFORD'S ALIASES billiard1234
Discuss The Hammer of C Block (1976) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?