FIRST SEASON, 1974-1975
Executive Producer: Meta Rosenberg
Supervising Producer: Jo Swerling Jr.
Producer: Stephen J. Cannell
Associate Producer: William F. Phillips
Story Editor/Creative Consultant: Juanita Bartlett


74/09/13
THE KIRKOFF CASE
T: Stephen J. Cannell [2]
S: John Thomas James [2]
D: Lou Antonio [1]
The heir to a family fortune hires Rockford to find out who killed his
parents. According to the police, the leading suspect is the heir
himself. (Rocky, Becker)
Tawnia Baker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julie Sommars
Travis Buckman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Roger Davis
Larry Kirkoff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James Woods

Muzzy Vinette. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Philip Kenneally
Marsh. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Milt Kogan [1]
Al Dancer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Abe Vigoda [1] (AA)
Hostess. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sandy DeBruin [1]
Maitre d'. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dino Seragusa
Calvin Carras. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dennis McCarthy
Parking Attendant. . . . . . . . . . . . . Fred Lerner [1]
Carhop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Melissa Mahoney


74/09/20
THE DARK AND BLOODY GROUND
T: Juanita Bartlett [1]
S: John Thomas James [3]
D: Michael Schultz
After being wheedled into helping an impoverished woman accused of
murder, Rockford himself becomes a killer's target.
(Rocky, Becker, Beth--first appearance)
Elliot Malcolm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linden Chiles
Elizabeth Gorman . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nancy Malone

Ann Calhoun. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patricia Smith
Clyde Russell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Walter Brooke [1]
Off. Hensley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tom Bower [1]
Farber . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marc Alaimo
Police Officer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Luis Delgado [2]


74/09/27
THE COUNTESS
T: Stephen J. Cannell [3]
S: John Thomas James [4]
D: Russ Mayberry [1]
After doing his best to discourage a socialite's blackmailer, Rockford
finds himself the leading suspect when the extortionist is murdered.
(Becker, Beth, Diehl--first appearance)
Deborah Ryder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Susan Strasberg [1]
Mike Ryder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Art Lund
Carl Brego . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dick Gautier
Sorrell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Harold J. Stone

Policeman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Todd Martin [1]
Terry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James Cromwell
Old Woman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Florence Lake
Woman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jean Le Bouvier [1]
Cab Driver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mel Allen


74/10/04
EXIT PRENTISS CARR
T: Juanita Bartlett [2]
S: John Thomas James [5]
D: Alex Grasshoff [1]
The police investigate Rockford's report of a murder, only to discover
that all the evidence points to a suicide. (Rocky)
Janet Carr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Corrine Michaels [1]
Lt. Earl Furlong . . . . . . . . . . . . . Warren Kemmerling [1]
Sgt. Larsen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mills Watson [1]
Police Chief Austen Bailey . . . . . . . . Stephen McNally (SGS)

Eric Saunders. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wallace Rooney
Terry Warde. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . William Jordan [1]
Nancy Hellman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Roberta Collins
Eddie Smith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hank Rolike
Delivery Boy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thomas Ruben
Jack Clark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Heath Jobes


74/10/11
TALL WOMAN IN RED WAGON
T: Stephen J. Cannell [4]
S: John Thomas James [6]
D: Jerry London [1]
Robbing a grave and a bullet wound in his head are just two of the
threats in store for Rockford when he investigates the disappearance of
a statuesque redhead. (Rocky)
Sandra Turkel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sian Barbara Allen
Harry Stoner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . George DiCenzo

Joe Baron Jr.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Angus Duncan [1]
Charlotte Duskey . . . . . . . . . . . . . Susan Damante
Dr. Kenilworth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Crawford [1]
James Darrow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dave Morick
Hotel Manager. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ryan McDonald
Matty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rudy Diaz [1]
Steve McWilliams . . . . . . . . . . . . . James Murtaugh [1]


74/10/18
THIS CASE IS CLOSED
T: Stephen J. Cannell [5]
S: John Thomas James [7]
D: Bernard L. Kowalski
Rockford is trailed, threatened, beaten and kidnapped -- and he doesn't
know why -- when he investigates a rich man's prospective son-in-law.
(90 mins.) (Rocky)
Warren Jameson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joseph Cotton
Susan Jameson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sharon Gless [1]
David Shore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James McEachin

Lt. Larry Pierson. . . . . . . . . . . . . Eddie Fontaine [1]
Torrance Beck. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joseph Dellasorte [1]
Howard Kasanjian . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fred Sadoff [1]
Vic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Del Monroe [1]
Hollis Cotton. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Norman Bartold [1]
Harry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jude Farese
Mark Chalmers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Garland Land
Bartender. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stu Nesbit


74/10/25
THE BIG RIPOFF
T: Robert Hamner
S: John Thomas James [8]
D: Vincent McEveety
Rockford hopes to make a huge recovery fee by locating a supposedly dead
man who swindled an insurance company. (Rocky)
Marilyn Polonski . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jill Clayburgh
Melvyn Moss. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Normann Burton [1]
Steve Nelson/Dennis Rains. . . . . . . . . Fred Beir

Carl Lemay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bruce Kirby [1]
Nancy Frazer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nedra Deen
Earl Pitt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Warren Vanders
Sheriff Neal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kelly Thordsen
Virginia Nelson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Suzanne Somers
Man in Airport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack Garner [2]
Stewardess . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christine Dixon
Ticket Clerk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jenny Maybrook


74/11/01
FIND ME IF YOU CAN
T: Juanita Bartlett [3]
S: John Thomas James [9]
D: Lawrence Doherty
Rockford will do anything for money, and that includes working for a
secretive woman who hires him to find her. (Rocky, Becker)
Barbara Kelbaker/Florence Baker. . . . . . Joan Van Arc [1]
Ralph Correll. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul Michael Glaser
Sgt. Doane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard Drout Miller
Morgan Tallman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joseph Stern
Wyatt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James Lydon [1]
Miss Connor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adrian Ricard [1]
Mrs. Kelbaker. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jean Allison
Broder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tony Epper [1]


74/11/08
IN PURSUIT OF CAROL THORNE
T: Stephen J. Cannell [6]
S: John Thomas James [10]
D: Charles S. Dubin
To find an elderly couple's missing son, Rockford woos the son's former
girlfriend, a recent parolee.
Carol Thorne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lynette Mettey
Miles Keeley/Jonathan Hoad . . . . . . . . Robert Symonds

Cliff Hoad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jim Antonio
Nate Spinella. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bill Fletcher
Laffit Pincay Jr.. . . . . . . . . . . . . Laffit Pincay Jr.
Mrs. Hoad/Dixie. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Irene Tedrow [1]
Patrolman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vince Howard [1]
Det. Boris Sausman . . . . . . . . . . . . Sandy Ward [1]
Policeman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James McAlpine


74/11/15
THE DEXTER CRISIS
W: Gloryette Clark
D: Alex Grasshoff [2]
Rockford is in Las Vegas searching for a tycoon's mistress. Tagging
along is a female student who is the missing girl's roommate.
Susan Parsons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lee Purcell
Louise Henderson . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linda Kelsey
Kermit Higby . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ron Soble
Charles Dexter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tim O'Connor (SGS)

Marge White. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joyce Jameson
Deputy Sheriff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Burke Byrnes
Lieutenant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bing Russell


74/12/06
CALEDONIA -- IT'S WORTH A FORTUNE!
T: Juanita Bartlett [4]
S: John Thomas James [11]
D: Stuart Margolin [1]
The wife of a critically ill convict hires Rockford to follow up on her
husband's clue to a $500,000 cache that is hidden on a ranch.
Jolene Hyland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shelley Fabares
Sheriff Homer Prouty . . . . . . . . . . . Ramon Bieri
Leonard Blair. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard Schaal (AA)

Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . William Taylor
B.J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sid Haig [1]
Dr. Watkins. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rudy Challanger
Gerald Hyland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Don Eitner
Gib Moore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Ginty
Motel Manager. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Ellenstein


74/12/20
PROFIT AND LOSS, PT. 1: PROFIT
T: Stephen J. Cannell [7]
S: John Thomas James [12]
D: Lawrence Doheny [1]
A conglomerate's terrified computer programmer tries to hire Rockford,
but is kidnapped before he can explain the cause of his anxiety.
(Rocky, Becker, Beth, L.J.--first appearance)
Leon Fielder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ned Beatty [1]
Doris Parker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sharon Spelman [1]
Stan Gorrick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul Jenkins [1]
Carl Bovino. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Val Bisoglio [1]
Kurt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Albert Paulsen

Arnold Love. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Lerner [2]
Helen Morris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Priscilla Pointer
Alec Morris. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Carter
Ted. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ray Girardin [1]
Dan Shavelson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Donald Billett [1]
Solly Marshall [1] . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe E. Tata [1]
Computer Programmer. . . . . . . . . . . . J. Jay Saunders [1]
Teresa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tracy Bogart
Norm Mitchell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tom Rosqui [1]
Sergeant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barry Cahill


74/12/27
PROFIT AND LOSS, PT. 2: LOSS
(See above)
Rockford is ready to abandon his probe of a corporate leviathan until he
is tipped off that the conglomerate may have ordered the death of an
obscure printer.


75/01/03
AURA LEE, FAREWELL
T: Edward J. Lasko [1]
S: John Thomas James [13]
D: Jackie Cooper [1]
A new girl in town is found dead in her apartment from an overdose of
heroin. Her only friend insists that the victim never used drugs and
hires Rockford to find her killer.
Sara Butler [2]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lindsay Wagner [2]
Dirk Schaffer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Greg Mullavey
Senator Evan Murdock . . . . . . . . . . . Robbert Webber [1] (SGS)

News Commentator . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kelly Lange
Trask. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bill Mumy [2]
Aura Lee Benton. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Melissa Greene
Oscar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Henry Slate
Motel Clerk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tom Scott
Ellen Murdock. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linda Dano [1]
Campaigner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ed Crick [1]


75/01/17
SLEIGHT OF HAND
T: Stephen J. Cannell [8] & Jo Swerling
S: "Thin Air" by Howard Browne
D: William Wiard [1]
Rockford searches for a woman friend whose sudden disappearance
coincided with her next-door neighbor's murder.
(Rocky, Becker, Diehl)
Diana Lewis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lara Parker
Karen Mills. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pat Delaney
Michael Cordeen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Allan Miller
Morry Blauner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Steadman
Irv. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gerald McRaney [1]
@Vincent Minette . . . . . . . . . . . . . Howard Curtis
@Det. Olson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wayne Wynne


75/01/24
COUNTER GAMBIT
W: Howard Berk & Juanita Bartlett [5]
D: Jackie Cooper [2]
Just before being paroled, a hot-tempered convict hires Rockford to find
his missing girlfriend without bothering to mention that he's really
after a stolen pearl necklace in the girl's possession.
(Rocky, Becker, Angel--first series appearance)
Valerie Thomas/Maria Heller. . . . . . . . Mary Frann [1]
Moss Williams. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eddie Fontaine [2]
Harry Crown. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Burr DeBenning (AA)

Manny Tolan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ford Rainey
Edgar Burch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M. Emmet Walsh
Arnold M. Cutter . . . . . . . . . . . . . Garry Walberg
Daniel Kramer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eric Server [1]
Miss Bolting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barbara Collentine


75/01/31
CLAIRE
W: Edward J. Lasko [2] & Stephen J. Cannell [9]
D: William Wiard [2]
Rockford gets on the wrong side of both the police and a pair of goons
when he accedes to a former girlfriend's request that he find a mystery
man. (Rocky, Becker)
Claire Prescott. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linda Evans [1]
Stone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W.L. LeGault [1]
Capt. Highland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jackie Cooper [1] (SGS)

Willet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lane Smith [1]
Carl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M.P. Murphy [1]
Ted. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Douglas V. Fowley


75/02/07
SAY GOODBYE TO JENNIFER
T: Juanita Bartlett [6] & Rudolph Borchert [1]
S: John Thomas James [14]
D: Jackie Cooper [3]
A photographer hires Rockford to find a fashion model who is suspected
of murder. He swears she's still alive, even after dental records
indicate she burned to death in an accident. (Rocky, Becker)
John Micelli . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hector Elizondo [1]
Jennifer Ryburn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pamela Hensley
Floyd Ross . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ken Swofford [1]
Marilyn Rae. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kate Woodville [1]
Carl Birrell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thayer David

Dr. Evan Stuart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Regis J. Cordic
Colby. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Len Lesser
Harrison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clint Young
Mary Ann . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Beverly Gill
Ricky Pont . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vince Cannon
Waiter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Luis Delgado [3]


75/02/14
CHARLIE HARRIS AT LARGE
T: Zekial Marko
S: John Thomas James [15]
D: Russ Mayberry [2]
Rockford's former prison cellmate, now a playboy suspected of murdering
his wife, begs the detective to find the only person who can clear him,
a mystery woman with whom he was having an affair.
(Rocky, Becker, Beth)
Charlie Harris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tony Musante
Sgt. Tom Garvey [1]. . . . . . . . . . . . David Spielberg [1]
Alfred Bannister . . . . . . . . . . . . . Warner Anderson
Linda Bannister. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Diana Muldaur (SGS)

Haines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eddie Firestone [1]
Police Lieutenant. . . . . . . . . . . . . Mel Stewart
Dr. Gabriel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zekial Marko
Counterman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Luis Delgado [4]


75/02/21
THE FOUR POUND BRICK
T: Leigh Brackett & Juanita Bartlett [7]
S: Leigh Brackett
D: Lawrence Doheny [2]
A mother's conviction that her rookie-cop son was murdered spurs
Rockford to challenge the officail police position that his death was
accidental. (Rocky, Becker, Angel, Diehl)
Kate Banning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Edith Atwater
Ross . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . William Watson
Laura Smith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jess Walton

Sgt. Andrew Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul Carr [1]
Tenner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Quade
Off. Drexel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack Knight
Waiter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bruce Tuthill [1]
Morrie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Frank Campanella [1]
@Off. Curson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wyatt Johnson
@Minister. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Furlong [1]


75/02/28
JUST BY ACCIDENT
W: Charles Sailor & Eric Kaldor
D: Jerry London [2]
A puzzled mother hires Rockford to investigate the death of her
estranged son, a demolition-derby driver whose car plunged off a cliff.
She also wonders how he was able to afford a $200,000 insurance policy
on his life. (Rocky, Becker, Angel)
Louise Hartman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Neva Patterson
Duane Bailey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stephen Keats
Sgt. Tom Garvey [2]. . . . . . . . . . . . David Spielberg [2]
Matt Springfield . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fred Sadoff [2]
Jeannie Szymczyk . . . . . . . . . . . . . E.J. Peaker (AA)

Billy Joe Hartman. . . . . . . . . . . . . Joey Aresco [1]
K. Julian Krubm. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oliver Clark
The Doctor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alan Bergmann
Assistant Bank Manager . . . . . . . . . . Millie Slavin
Woman Bettor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Beatrice Colen
The Announcer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Fox
Freddie. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gordon Jump [1]
County Clerk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fritzi Burr [1]
Gas Station Attendant. . . . . . . . . . . Sal Acquisto [1]
@Vivian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Susan Keller

75/03/07
ROUNDABOUT
T: Mitchell Lindemann & Edward J. Lasko [3]
S: Mitchell Lindemann
D: Lou Antonio [2]
Rockford is baffled by the behaviour of a girl who is living like a peon
but hesitates to bank a $10,000 insurance check.
Nancy Wade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jesse Welles [1]
Tom Robertson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ron Rifkin [1]
Edward Moss. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mills Watson [2]

Kenneth Mamato . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Frank Michael Liu
Eleanor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Virginia Gregg
Agent Hanzer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe E. Tata [2]
Herb Strock. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . George Wyner [1]
Hotel Clerk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Ward [1]
@Freeman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fred Lerner [2]
@Klaus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chuck Hicks [1]