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The Rockford Files: Friends and Foul Play (1996)

An friend of Jim's continues to seek his help for her murdered son, but when she winds up dead not long after an altercation with the mafia man, Jim must must do what it takes to put both her soul and her son's, at rest, himself.

Director:

Stuart Margolin

Writers:

Stephen J. Cannell (created by), Stephen J. Cannell | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Garner ... Jim Rockford
Marcia Strassman ... Dr. Trish George
Joe Santos ... Lt. Dennis Becker
David Proval ... Joseph 'Happy' Cartello
Wendy Phillips ... Babs Honeywell
Stefan Gierasch ... Zookie the Bookie
James Luisi ... Capt. Doug Chapman
Gretchen Corbett ... Beth (Davenport) Van Zandt
Molly Hagan ... Trudy Wise
Ivan Sergei ... Corey Honeywell
Jason Bernard ... Leon Martin
Stuart Margolin ... Angel Martin
Jonah Blechman ... Tennison Keats
Kim Murphy ... Melissa Fortner
Gerry Gibson Gerry Gibson ... Critch
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Storyline

An friend of Jim's continues to seek his help for her murdered son, but when she winds up dead not long after an altercation with the mafia man, Jim must must do what it takes to put both her soul and her son's, at rest, himself.

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Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Los nuevos casos de Rockford: Los amigos juegan sucio See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Marcia Strassman, who plays Dr Trish George, had previously appeared in the original series, 2-part episode, The Rockford Files: Only Rock 'n' Roll Will Never Die: Part 1 (1979), The Rockford Files: Only Rock 'n' Roll Will Never Die: Part 2 (1979). See more »

Quotes

Policeman: Joseph 'Happy' Cartello? You want to file assault charges?
Jim Rockford: You're damn right. Assault and battery, public endangerment, illegal parking, grinnig hideously in public. You make the list, I'll sign it.
Babs Honeywell: So I'll sign the complaint, too, I'm a witness.
Jim Rockford: No you won't; don't need you on the complaint, I'm plenty.
Nurse Marylou: Might leave a little scare, but it's mostly in a wrinkle, so it shouldn't show too much.
[attending to the cut on Rockford's face, in the hospital]
Jim Rockford: My modeling agent is going to be crazed.
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Connections

Follows The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A. (1994) See more »

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Another CBS Rockford movie with him vs the Bi-Polar Mafia man
4 September 2000 | by israndy-4See all my reviews

Rockford's friend from the Sandcastle, Babs, is investigating the murder, 18 monthes earlier. She suspects a local mobster and is harassing him to get him to make a mistake that she can tell the police about. Unfortunately the mistake he makes is killing her when Jim Rockford is on the job. As usual a group of friends collects to help solve the crime, and Jim signs up for Lt. Chapman's class on criminology to get the inside track on the investigation, and becomes the class cut-up.


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