SECOND SEASON, 1975-1976
Executive Producer: Meta Rosenberg
Supervising Producer/Producer: Stephen J. Cannell
Producer: Lane Slate
Associate Producer: Chas. Floyd Johnson
Executive Story Consultant: Juanita Bartlett

[Garner is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Emmy]


75/09/12
THE AARON IRONWOOD SCHOOL OF SUCCESS
W: Stephen J. Cannell [10]
D: Lou Antonio [3]
Rockford's instincts as an ex-con and a private eye lead him to suspect
a friend's motives in this second season opener. The childhood chum
claims he wants to sign his multimillion-dollar firm over to Rockford to
protect it from mobsters. (Rocky, Becker, Beth)
Aaron Ironwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James Hampton
Federal Agent Patrick. . . . . . . . . . . Ken Swofford [2]
Nino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jonathan Lippe

Vito Genosa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jerome Guardino [1]
Hauss. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Broyles
Dave . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Petlock
Cabbie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gammy Burdett
Russo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Don Furneaux [1]
Driver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Luis Delgado [5]


75/09/19
THE FARNSWORTH STRATEGEM
W: Juanita Bartlett [8]
D: Lawrence Doheny [3]
Sergeant Becker, who worked the bunco squad for years, is himself the
victim of a fraud -- and he turns to his old friend Rockford to help him
get his money. (Rocky, Becker, Angel, Beth, Peggy -- first appearance)
Audrey Wyatt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linda Evans [2]
Danzi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . H.M. Wynant
Simon Lloyd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul Jenkins [2]

Louis Christian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Crawford [2]
William MacKenzie. . . . . . . . . . . . . Eric Server [2]
Manager. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gerald McRaney [2]
Guardell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Al Hansen
Stuart Zilliox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stephen Parr


75/09/26
GEARJAMMERS, PT. 1
T: Don Carlos Dunaway
S: Stephen J. Cannell [11]
D: William Wiard [3]
Rockford knows that thugs are out to harm his father, but what he
doesn't know is the reason: Rocky unwittingly viewed the prelude to a
truck hijacking. (Rocky, Becker, L.J.)
Mary Ramsey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rosemary DeCamp
John Koenig. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack Kruschen
Hammel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scott Brady [1]

Scheib . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bob Hoy
Johnny Lo Salvo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ted Gehring [2]
Hodges . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Peter Brocco [1]
Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Charles Cooper
Willie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe E. Tata [3]
Paco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Raymond Sutton [1]
Officer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack Garner [3]
Officer Al Mazurski [1]. . . . . . . . . . Bucklind Beery [1]
Sullivan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Dullaghan [1]
John Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Terry Leonard [1]


75/09/26
GEARJAMMERS, PT. 2
(See above)
With truck drivers inexplicably stalking his father, Rockford
impersonates a truck-driving road boss to gather information about the
criminals.


75/10/10
THE DEEP BLUE SLEEP
T: Juanita Bartlett [9]
S: Chas. Floyd Johnson [1]
D: William Wiard [4]
Rockford questions the heads of a fashion salon whose top model is found
dead after placing a terrified phone call to her friend Beth.
(Rocky, Beth)
Bob Coleman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Webber [2]
George Macklan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Conrad
Adrienne Clarke. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Janet MacLaughlan (SGS)

Ray Porter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ric Mancini
Millie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Melandy Britt [1]
Margo Adams. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Doria Clark
Darren Weeks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert B. Hays
Medical Examiner . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Furlong [2]
Gas Station Attendant. . . . . . . . . . . Ed Crick [2]


75/10/17
THE GREAT BLUE LAKE LAND AND DEVELOPMENT COMPANY
W: Juanita Bartlett [10]
D: Lawrence Doheny [4]
When his car breaks down in a small desert town, Rockford banks on the
security of a real estate company's safe for the overnight storage of
$10,000 in bail money for his client. (Rocky)
"Fast" Harry DeNova. . . . . . . . . . . . Richard B. Shull
Walter Hart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dennis Patrick
Sheriff Mitchell . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dana Elcar (SGS)

Billie Carlton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mary Ann Chinn
Paul Tanner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bob Hastings [1]
B.J. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Noble Willingham [1]
Murray Johnson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ray Girardin [2]
Mildred Jensen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bartine Zane


75/10/31
THE REAL EASY RED DOG
W: Stephen J. Cannell [12]
D: Ivan Dixon [1]
A curiously evasive woman hires Rockford to investigate her sister's
apparent suicide. (Becker, Diehl)
[Rockford poses as Jay Valero, County Assessor's Office]
Christine Dusseau. . . . . . . . . . . . . Stephanie Powers
Aaron Friedler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bruce Kirby [2]
Jennifer Sandstrom . . . . . . . . . . . . Sherry Jackson

Deek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wayne Grace
Dave . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Larry Cook [1]
Thomas A. Brice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . George Wyner [2]
Peter Finch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nick Ferris [1]
Policewoman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Connie Bryant Milton


75/11/07
RESURRECTION IN BLACK & WHITE
W: Juanita Bartlett [11] & Stephen J. Cannell [13]
D: Russ Mayberry [3]
A journalist on the trail of a hot story hires Rockford to help prove
the innocence of a man who has spent six years in prison on a murder
rap. (Becker)
Susan Alexander. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joan Van Ark [2]
Arnold Newcomb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . William Prince
Shirley Atwater/Cheryl Wilson. . . . . . . Sandra Smith

Patrick Elber. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Milton Selzer [1]
Dave Kruger. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Lawlor
@Roy Pierce. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Daheim


75/11/14
CHICKEN LITTLE IS A LITTLE CHICKEN
W: Stephen J. Cannell [14]
D: Lawrence Doheny [5]
Rockford's old prison pal Angel cons the private eye into helping him
retrieve a sum of money from a swindler, not letting on that the
criminal is also being sought by gangsters. (Rocky, Becker, Angel)
Chester Sierra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ray Danton

Martin Frishette . . . . . . . . . . . . . Frank Campanella [2]
Tom Little . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Angelo Gnazzo [1]
The Sheriff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sandy Ward [2]
@Kessler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nicholas Worth
@Sid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dave Cass [1]
@Don . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kenneth Strange
@Jase. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Charlie Horvath
@Minister. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tom Williams [1]

75/11/21
2 INTO 5.56 WON'T GO
W: Stephen J. Cannell [15]
D: Jeannot Szwarc [1]
Rockford's old Army commander dies in what is officially called a
traffic accident. But the man's daughter has a different opinion, and
hires Rockford to investigate. (Rocky, Becker)
Shana Bowie. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jesse Welles [2]
Billy Webster. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Charles Napier [1]
Col. Hopkins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mitchell Ryan (SGS)

Col. Daniel Hart Bowie . . . . . . . . . . Frank Maxwell [1]
Sgt. Harvey Slate. . . . . . . . . . . . . William Boyett [1]
Quenton Davis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Harvey Gold
Terry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Carol Vogel
Lt. Doug Fenton. . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Kerry [1]
Guard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kenneth Washington
Dwight Davis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eddie Firestone [2]


75/11/28
PASTORIA PRIME PICK
W: Gordon Dawson [1]
D: Lawrence Doheny [6]
After his car breaks down in a peaceful little town, a bewildered
Rockford is inexplicably charged with possession of narcotics, auto
theft, corrupting a minor and numerous other crimes. (Rocky, Beth)
[Rockford poses as Larry Metcalf of Great Western Casualty]
Vern Soper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Warren Kemmerling [2]
Sheriff Gladish. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard Herd
Officer Kolodny. . . . . . . . . . . . . . William Lucking
Mayor Karen Sanders. . . . . . . . . . . . Kathie Browne

Rita . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Smith Evans
Emmett Byrd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bill Zuckert
Gilbert Univaso. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Donald Billett [2]
Judge Russell Cline. . . . . . . . . . . . Bill Quinn [2]
Honcho . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Ward [2]
Court Clerk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack Garner [4]
1st Hood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bruce Tuthill [2]
Waitress . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barbara Collentine


75/12/05
THE REINCARNATION OF ANGIE
W: Stephen J. Cannell [16]
D: Jerry London [3]
Rockford aids a woman whose brother mysteriously disappears after giving
her instructions to open a safe that turns out to contain a million
dollars in cash. (Rocky)
Angela Perris. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elayne Heilveil [1]
Federal Agent Dan Shore [1]. . . . . . . . Wayne Tippit [1]
Whitlaw. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . David Huddleston (SGS)

Susan Miller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sharon Spelman [2]
Tom Perris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eugene Peterson [1]
Gary Bettingen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Charles Siebert [1]
Bundy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . George Skaff [1]
Operator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jenny O'Hara
Lady in Bank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jeanne Bates
Maid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Louise Fitch
@Muscle. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dick Durlock


75/12/19
THE GIRL IN THE BAY CITY BOYS' CLUB
W: Juanita Bartlett [12]
D: James Garner
Trying to find out if a high-stakes poker game is rigged, Rockford
discovers that the man who supposedly hired him to do the job has
actually been dead for two months. (Angel)
Kate Flanders/Doyle. . . . . . . . . . . . Blair Brown
Thompkins. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joel Fabiani
Burton Kimball/Phelps. . . . . . . . . . . Stewart Moss
George Welles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul Stevens [1]

Sergeant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . William Phipps [1]
Paul Flanders. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . William Bryant
Clerk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sharon Ullrick
Gardiner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julio Medina
Police Officer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack Garner [5]
Sy Mosher. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stacy Keach Sr. [1]
Young Man. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Todd Hoffman
Ted Thatcher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Byron Morrow [1]
@Bell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chuck Hicks [2]

76/01/09
THE HAMMER OF C BLOCK
W: Gordon Dawson [2]
D: Jerry London [4]
Released from jail after serving 20 years for a murder he claims he
didn't commit, Rockford's old prison mate enlists the investigator's
help to find the killer. (Becker)
Gandolph Fitch [1] . . . . . . . . . . . . Isaac Hayes [1]
Arthur . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James A. Watson Jr. [1]
Debbie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anazette Chase
Oliver Prey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack Somack
Eunice Charles/Mrs. Bingham. . . . . . . . Lynn Hamilton
Pebbles Runkin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Allan Rich

Rosie. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bill Walker
Receptionist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sandy DeBruin [2]
Wino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hank Stohl [1]
@Betty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Helen Shustack [1]


76/01/16
THE NO-CUT CONTRACT
W: Stephen J. Cannell [17]
D: Lou Antonio [4]
Rockford becomes his own client in an attempt to discover why mobsters
have linked him to tapes they want returned. (Becker, Angel, Beth)
Himself. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dick Butkus
Larry "King" Sturtevan . . . . . . . . . . Rob Reiner (SGS)

Federal Agent Dan Shore [2]. . . . . . . . Wayne Tippit [2]
Norman (1st Intruder). . . . . . . . . . . Milt Kogan [2]
Sharon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sharon Cintron
Bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gene Tyburn
TV Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barbara Flicker
Agent Prizer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . J. Jay Saunders [2]
Lisa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mary Angela
@Judy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kathy Silva


76/01/23
A PORTRAIT OF ELIZABETH
W: Stephen J. Cannell [18]
D: Meta Rosenberg [1]
Jealous and suspicious, Rockford reluctantly agrees to look into some
apparently shady dealings for Beth's new gentleman friend.
(Becker, Beth, Diehl)
Dave Delaroux. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Saxon
Federal Agent Dan Shore [3]. . . . . . . . Wayne Tippit [3]
Susan Valero . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cynthia Sikes
Karen Silver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kate Woodville [2]
Mickey Silver. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Riesel [1]
Arnold Adams/Rod Fitzpatrick . . . . . . . Ned Wilson [1]

Solly Marshall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe E. Tata [4]
Tom Hanson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James Murtaugh [2]
Morey Dayton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Angus Duncan [2]
Maitre d'. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Thoma
Garvey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Victor Izay
Fred Marley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chuck Winters [1]
Maid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Peg Stewart


76/01/30
JOEY BLUE EYES
W: Walter Dallenbach
D: Lawrence Doheny [7]
Rockford engineers a plan to help a struggling restaurateur and his
daughter get their business back from the corporate bigwigs who are in
the process of cheating them out of it. (Angel, Beth)
Joseph DiMinna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Ansara
Paulette DiMinna . . . . . . . . . . . . . Suzanne Charny
Gannon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Yuro
Burt Striker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James Luisi (SGS)

Sweet Tooth London . . . . . . . . . . . . Eddie Fontaine [3]
Barrow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James Lydon [2]
Mitchell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sandy Kenyon
Fred . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Lane [1]
Evans. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Norman Bartold [2]
Fulton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ril Raden
@Shep. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mickey Caruso
[Luisi becomes a regular in the following season as Lt. Chapman]


76/02/06
IN HAZARD
W: Juanita Bartlett [13]
D: Jackie Cooper [4]
While Beth serves a sentence for contempt of court, Rockford helps out
by looking into a tax evasion case -- not knowing that Beth's client has
been stealing money from the mob. (Rocky, Becker, Beth)
Arnold Bailey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joseph Campanella [1]
Martin Jordan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ben Frank [1]
Fred Metcalf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard Venture [1]

Solly Marshall [3] . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe E. Tata [5]
Marty Jordan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Frank Campanella [3]
Connie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Melandy Britt [2]
Walt Rayner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Skip Ward
Police Matron. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ann Weldon
Marie. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linda Dano [2]
Murray Gaines. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bruce Tuthill [3]


76/02/13
THE ITALIAN BIRD FIASCO
W: Edward J. Lasko [4]
D: Jackie Cooper [5]
After fulfilling a commission to purchase a valuable sculpted bird at an
auction, Rockford is attacked by mysterious assailants who break the
sculpture and flee without explanation. (Becker)
Thomas Caine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . William Daniels [1]
Evelyn Stoneman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Carmella Sparv
Jeffers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . William Jordan [2]
Stack. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Peter Palmer

Ted Haller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ron Silver
Cryder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ivor Barry
Collins. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dean Santoro
Whitlock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eric Server [3]
Officer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Karl Lukas
Bidder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack Garner [6]
Edward Barrows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gerald S. Peters
@Fricke. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . George Sawaya
@Clerk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Peter Ashton
@Guard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . D'Mitch Davis


76/02/20
WHERE'S HOUSTON?
W: Don Carlos Dunaway
D: Lawrence Doheny [8]
One of Rocky's old cronies hires Rockford to help find his apparently
kidnapped granddaughter, who turns up unharmed just as her grandfather
is discovered dead. [Originally scheduled for 76/02/06]
(Rocky, Becker, Beth, Diehl)
Houston Preli. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lane Bradbury
Blackhorn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Mandan

Charlie. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Del Monroe [2]
Peter Preli. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dabbs Greer
Hal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Raymond O'Keefe [1]
Jerry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Murray MacLeod
Clerk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thomas Bellin
Carlos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rodolfo Hoyos
@Photographer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bill Thornton


76/03/12
FOUL ON THE FIRST PLAY
T: Stephen J. Cannell [19]
S: Chas. Floyd Johnson [2] & Dorothy L. Bailey
D: Lou Antonio [5]
Rockford's former parole officer, a con artist par excellence, tricks
him into investigating the shady dealings surrounding the cutthroat
competition for a pro-basketball franchise.
Marcus Hayes/O'Brien [1] . . . . . . . . . Lou Gossett [1]
Manny Stickells. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dick Davalos
Martin Eastman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . David White
Greg Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pepper Martin [1]

Steve Sorenson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James Ingersoll
Tom Corell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Al Ruscio [1]
Todd Morris. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Mahon [1]
Commissioner Bob Tremayne. . . . . . . . . Chuck Bowman
Ray Fairchild. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vincent Cobb
Receptionist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pamela Serpe
Sherm Addison. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ji-Tu Cumbuka
Leasing Agent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Al Checco [1]
Secretary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Janet Winter
Janice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jayne Kennedy


76/03/19
A BAD DEAL IN THE VALLEY
W: Don L. Gold [1] & Lester Wm Burke [1]
D: Jerry London [5]
A former girlfriend askes Rockford to deliver a briefcase, supposedly
containing escrow papers, that turns out to be stuffed with $100,000 in
counterfeit money. (Rocky, Becker, Beth)
Karen Stiles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Susan Strasberg [2]
Preacher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack Colvin

Fred Sutherland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Russ McGinn
Jerry Sutherland . . . . . . . . . . . . . Reg Parton
Murray Slauson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . David Sabin
Jack Chilson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rod Cameron
Sandy Lederer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Veronica Hamel [1]
Appleby. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gordon Jump [2]
Tony Lederer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Lupton [1]
Maid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fritzi Burr [2]
Real Estate Agent. . . . . . . . . . . . . Dudley Knight