Jim is tricked into believing he's won a trip to Hawaii, when it really turns out to be doing a favor for an old army pal in the CIA.
Did You Know?
In this story it is disclosed for the first time, by Col. John "Howling Mad" Smith, that Jim had a nickname when he was in the military, Sgt. Jim "Hound Dog" Rockford. See more
At the beginning of this story, when Jim and Rocky arrive in Hawaii on a trip they think is a prize that Jim won in a drawing of some kind, which turns out to be a scam. Rocky says that he has never been in Hawaii before. However, Rocky had visited Hawaii in a third season episode, Dirty Money, Black Light (#3.22), where Rocky also won a trip to Hawaii (but he went alone), which also turned out to be a scam, although a different kind of scam. See more
This is Jim Rockford. At the tone leave your name and message, I'll get back to you.
Billings, L.A.P.D. You know Thursday is Chapman's twentieth year, and we're giving a little surprise party and I think you should come. By the way, we need five dollars for the present...