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…
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- Jim Rockford
- Joseph 'Rocky' Rockford
- Police Det. Dennis Becker
- Police Lt. Dennis Becker
- Evelyn 'Angel' Martin
Series Fun Facts
- Angel's brother-in-law Aaron Kiel was the publisher of the newspaper Angel worked for. Aaron later became deputy police chief.
- Rockford's telephone number is shown to be 555-2368 during the opening credits, as his answering machine message is heard just before the music starts. This was also the phone number shown…
[show]Rockford's telephone number is shown to be 555-2368 during the opening credits, as his answering machine message is heard just before the music starts. This was also the phone number shown for the Ghostbusters in their in-movie ad.
- Rockford drove a Pontiac Firebird Esprit, not a Trans-Am as often thought.