Rockford enters the case after his father, Rocky, vacationing in Hawaii, receives huge sums of money in the mail at home, and suddenly both the mob and Federal agents are interested in his good fortune.
Police groupie Sweeney jeopardizes the lives of Rockford and Patsy Fossler, the woman he is shielding from hit men, when she tells the thugs where Jim is hiding her. Part 2 of 2.
Composer-singer Isaac Hayes, who won an Oscar in 1971 for the theme song from "Shaft," will make his second guest-star appearance as ex-con Gandy Fitch, one half of a team of private detectives competing with Rockford on a finder's fee case.
When Det. Becker is suspended on suspicions of dealing in dope, Rockford investigates and uncovers a narcotics ring complete with a crooked cop. Jack Kelly and Jack Carter guest-star.
Rockford attempts to rescue T.T. from a senior citizens hospital but the old gentleman escapes and barricades himself at Freedom Farm. Part 2 of 2.
After being taken by a father-daughter swindle team, Rockford puts his own con game in motion while trying to recover $200,000 stolen from him and others in the robbery of a private poker party.
Rockford is hired by an insurance company to check out an accident claim and uncovers a gun-running caper that makes him the target of both the underworld and federal agents.
An old army buddy inveigles Rockford into accepting a client who says she is looking for her missing sister, but the trail leads to a stolen art object.
Jim Rockford and his father inadvertently become custodians of a 9-year-old girl, Marin, who is looking for her father (who is trying hard not to be found).
Lori, a stewardess friend of investigator Jim Rockford, is the target of an assassin in an airport parking lot and Rockford soon discovers the prime suspect is a cold-blooded "hit” man.
Former NYU basketball star Lou Gossett guest-stars as a parole officer turned private detective whose efforts to "use" his old friend Rockford in helping a client obtain a new basketball franchise takes a strange turn.
Rockford searches for the granddaughter of Rocky's old pal, Preli, believed a kidnap victim, but his investigation uncovers a plot to gobble up real estate, including Preli's property in a rundown end of town.
Attorney Beth Davenport needs Rockford's help after she counsels a stock broker in a tax suit and suddenly finds herself in jail and the target of an assassination attempt.
Michael Ansara guest-stars as an ex-convict trying to go straight, who hires Rockford to combat an unsavory group's efforts to "steal" his legitimate restaurant business.
John Saxon guest-stars as a debonair comptroller who hires Rockford to investigate possible thievery of cashier checks and the probe uncovers a scheme involving the use of art in a most unsavory manner.
Rob Reiner guest-stars as a small-time pro quarterback who implicates Rockford in a blackmail scheme that brings both the mob and federal agents after Jim.
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.
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