Jim receives a call from Claire, a former flame. After being burnt by her, several times, he's reluctant to get involved with her, again But, she's being hounded by 2 vicious hoods, and she seems truly frightened, so he takes the case. Rockford presses Dennis Becker to fill out Claire's meager story, but he's unable, as a pit-bull captain, named Highland's breathing down his neck - hard, by making sure his subordinates can't help Jim. Claire's ensnared in something big, so both she, and Highland intend to keep Jim clueless.
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This is the first episode where Rockford does not mention his rate- "200.00 a day, plus expenses." See more
In the initial car chase the chasers lose a driver side front hubcap in an early turn. When they park at the apartment building to conclude the chase the hubcap is back in place. Later, when Willett and Stone follow Jim away from the bar the hubcap is missing again. See more
[Jim's been called in to tell Capt. highland what he knows about Charlie Manning. He's in the Capt.'s office with Becker, and Rockford refuses to tell the captain what he knows, unless the captain's more forthcoming with info as well.Captain Highland tells Jim Manning is an undercover cop, on a job, and hes supposed to check in with Manning every hour, but, he's two hours overdue
If he turns up dead, and I can find anything to prove that you knew something that could have saved him, you're ...