Jim Rockford is a private investigator who lives and works out of his trailer in Malibu, Los Angeles. Convicted of a crime he didn't commit, Jim spent five years in San Quentin before being pardoned and released. Jim is helped by friends and allies, including father Rocky, pal police lieutenant Dennis Becker, his ex-cellmate Evelyn "Angel" Martin, and his defense attorney Beth Davenport.
Last EpisodeTV Movie: Murder and Misdemeanors Aired: Nov. 21, 1997
After a quiet fishing trip, Rockford is tricked into taking over a fellow PI's case involving alleged Police misconduct, which lands him in the …
The Rockford Files: Season 3, Episode #22 - Dirty Money, Black Light
Rockford enters the case after his father, Rocky, vacationing in Hawaii, receives huge sums of money in the…
The Rockford Files: Season 3, Episode #5 - Drought At Indianhead River
Rockford's friend Angel suddenly becomes wealthy and big in real estate, but the price for his affluence…
- Jim Rockford
- Joseph 'Rocky' Rockford
- Police Det. Dennis Becker
- Police Lt. Dennis Becker
- Evelyn 'Angel' Martin
Series Fun Facts
- The character Joseph "Rocky" Rockford was ranked #45 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" (20 June 2004 issue).
- Goof (continuity error): During the car chase near the end of the show (just before the airplane shows up), the rear window of Rockford's car is missing and then reappears. The window…
[show]Goof (continuity error): During the car chase near the end of the show (just before the airplane shows up), the rear window of Rockford's car is missing and then reappears. The window continues to disappear and reappear several times.
- Goof (continuity error): Even though Jim Rockford always drives a current model Firebird, many episodes feature stock footage shot with older models, especially in the 1975-77 seasons.