History Series / TheRockfordFiles

24th Apr '16 1:26:26 AM Mdumas43073
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* ReunionShow: The TV movies ''I Still Love L.A.'' (1994); ''A Blessing in Disguise'' (1995); ''If the Frame Fits...'', ''Friends and Foul Play'', ''Punishment and Crime'', ''Godfather Knows Best'' (all 1996); ''Shoot-Out at the Golden Pagoda'' (1997); ''If It Bleeds...It Leads'' (1999).

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* ReunionShow: The TV movies ''I "I Still Love L.A.'' " (1994); ''A "A Blessing in Disguise'' Disguise" (1995); ''If "If the Frame Fits...'', ''Friends ", "Friends and Foul Play'', ''Punishment Play", "Punishment and Crime'', ''Godfather Crime", "Godfather Knows Best'' Best" (all 1996); ''Shoot-Out "Shoot-Out at the Golden Pagoda'' Pagoda" (1997); ''If "If It Bleeds...It Leads'' Leads" (1999).
24th Apr '16 1:25:17 AM Mdumas43073
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* ReunionShow: "I Still Love L.A." (1994), "A Blessing in Disguise" (1995), "If the Frame Fits...", "Friends and Foul Play", "Punishment and Crime", "Godfather Knows Best" (1996), "Shoot-Out at the Golden Pagoda" (1997), "If It Bleeds...It Leads" (1999).

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* ReunionShow: "I The TV movies ''I Still Love L.A." (1994), "A '' (1994); ''A Blessing in Disguise" (1995), "If Disguise'' (1995); ''If the Frame Fits...", "Friends '', ''Friends and Foul Play", "Punishment Play'', ''Punishment and Crime", "Godfather Crime'', ''Godfather Knows Best" (1996), "Shoot-Out Best'' (all 1996); ''Shoot-Out at the Golden Pagoda" (1997), "If Pagoda'' (1997); ''If It Bleeds...It Leads" Leads'' (1999).
24th Apr '16 1:23:24 AM Mdumas43073
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* CoolCar: Subverted with Rockford's Firebird. Yeah, a firebird should be cool, but his is an ugly brown color, is the base model, and is constantly out-cooled by other cars on the show.

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* CoolCar: Subverted with Rockford's Firebird. Yeah, a firebird Firebird should be cool, but his is an ugly brown color, is the base model, and is constantly out-cooled by other cars on the show.
24th Apr '16 1:21:59 AM Mdumas43073
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* InstrumentalThemeTune: One of the best ever, composed by Mike Post. An [[ThemeTuneExtended extended version]] was released as a single and hit #10 on the ''Billboard'' chart in 1975.

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* InstrumentalThemeTune: One of the best funkiest ever, composed by Mike Post. An [[ThemeTuneExtended extended version]] was released as a single and hit #10 on the ''Billboard'' chart in 1975.
24th Apr '16 1:18:31 AM Mdumas43073
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* InstrumentalThemeTune: One of the best ever, composed by Mike Post. It was released as a single and hit #10 on the ''Billboard'' chart in 1975.

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* InstrumentalThemeTune: One of the best ever, composed by Mike Post. It An [[ThemeTuneExtended extended version]] was released as a single and hit #10 on the ''Billboard'' chart in 1975.
13th Jan '16 6:34:23 AM Temmere
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* HookerWithAHeartOfGold: Rita Capkovic.
28th Dec '15 12:47:01 PM cjqtwm
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* TheDanza: Rita Moreno as Rita Capkovic.
28th Dec '15 12:46:36 PM cjqtwm
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* TheDanza: Rita Moreno as Rita Capkovic.
28th Dec '15 12:12:15 PM cjqtwm
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* CastingGag: "The Competitive Edge" features [[Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh John Fiedler]] as a mental patient who thinks he is Film/JamesBond. The gag? [[Film/{{Goldfinger}} Harold Sakata]] as fellow patient "John Doe".



* TheOtherDarrin: Rocky was played by Robert Donley in the pilot, before Noah Beery Jr. took over the role for the series proper.



* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: One scene in "The Big Ripoff" has Jim asking a guy for change to use ''a pay toilet''.



* YouLookFamiliar: James Garner's brother, Jack, appeared throughout the show's run as a number of different characters, one of which (Police Captain [=McEnroe=]) was a semi-regular in the final season and appeared in each of the reunion movies.
25th Dec '15 2:37:25 PM DrImpossible
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Rockford preferred to outwit his opponents, rather than resorting to violence (though he was very good at it when violence was required.) While Rockford had been [[ClearMyName cleared]] and pardoned for the armed robbery that he had been wrongfully accused of, he had also been a ConMan who had never been caught, and on multiple occasions he used [[BatmanGambit his con artist skills to entrap the guilty party]].

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Rockford preferred to outwit his opponents, rather than resorting to violence (though he was very good at it when violence was required.) While Rockford had been [[ClearMyName cleared]] and pardoned for of the armed robbery that he had been wrongfully accused of, he had also been a ConMan who had never been caught, and on multiple occasions he used [[BatmanGambit his con artist skills to entrap the guilty party]].
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