A fishing trip in Parma is interrupted when Jim agrees to cast a seemingly harmless proxy vote for his new friend, John Traynor. Before he knows it, Jim is tangled in a complex web of local power, greed and intimidation.
In a cross-country plot that takes him all the way to New Jersey, Jim comes to the aid of a mob boss who's trying to turn his life around. But two young thugs who are trying to get into the mob make his job all the more difficult.
Shortly before he was killed by powerful people, a reporter mailed Jim a provocative package proving that a union has connections to the mob. Now, as he takes on the case, Jim's own life is in serious danger.
Everyone's favorite prostitute, Rita Capkovic, is back -- but this time, she's been savagely beaten by her pimp. Jim offers her a place to stay while she recuperates, which doesn't sit well with his new girlfriend. Rita Moreno guest stars.
Jim and Rocky head to Hawaii to relax on a no-strings-attached "free" vacation -- but Jim isn't off duty for long. After running into his former Army commander, he gets drawn into a high-stakes CIA operation.
A Detective's Association ceremony turns sour when the keynote speaker -- a powerful senator -- turns up dead. Teaming with the ever-dashing P.I. Lance White, Jim tries to get to the bottom of the crime. Tom Selleck guest stars.
Blind psychologist Megan Doherty, the woman Jim helped -- and romanced -- the previous year, returns with a new problem: The man she's engaged to has been slapped with an inconvenient murder charge. Country singer Barbara Mandrell guest stars.
Jim wonders whether his search for a rock star's shady business manager is related to the musician's own highly publicized palimony trial. But Jim's ex-con pal is more concerned with his crush on a pretty music journalist.
An ex-con -- and former friend of Jim's -- hires the Paradise Cove P.I. to track down a rock star's missing business manager. But the case also leads Jim into a world of sex, drugs and trouble with the mob.
Jim accepts a royal request from a princess who fears that her best friend is being targeted by a ruthless killer. The clues come together at a gala costume party, where both Lt. Chapman and Angel are in attendance. Lauren Bacall guest stars.
In the wake of a dispute with his meddling neighbor, Jim finds himself slapped with a $35,000 damage suit and forced out of Paradise Cove. Mariette Hartley guest stars -- and earned an Emmy nomination for her efforts.
Jim is hit by a drunk driver and lands in the hospital, where he witnesses a doctor taking organs from an unsuspecting donor. But since he witnessed the crime under heavy sedation, can he truly be sure of what he saw?
With a wary eye on Angel, Jim sets in motion his elaborate sting operation, a complex scheme involving a popular race track and a traveling King Tut exhibit. Dennis Dugan ("Richie Brockelman: Private Eye") guest stars.
Hired to help novice detective Richie Brockelman, Jim organizes a sting operation so elaborate that he needs to hold auditions to find the perfect con artists. Dennis Dugan ("Richie Brockelman: Private Eye") guest stars.
Jim comes to Angel's rescue once again when the perpetual schemer pretends to be a hit man in exchange for a $10,000 contract. Angel didn't plan to actually kill his target... but he also didn't plan on someone else doing the job for him.
Former Black Shadow member John Cooper takes his hog out of storage and goes undercover to get revenge when the Rattlers, a hell-raising motorcycle gang, rape his sister and attack his friend Jim Rockford.
Rockford Files clip - starring James Garner, Noah Beery, Jr., Joe Santos.
James Rockford, after spending time in prison, now spends his time as a private detective.