The Rockford Files (1979) – Never Send a Boy King to Do a Man’s Job: Part 2 and A Different Drummer

  Season 5 comes to a close this week with the second part of last week’s two-parter. The con continues under Jim’s (James Garner) able hand in this episode written by Juanita Bartlett that aired 3 March, 1979. The phone message features a rather lengthy call from a pest control company. Things seem to be going…

The Rockford Files (1979) – Guilt and The Deuce

  Jim (James Garner) finds himself in all manner of trouble this week… First up is Guilt, that was written by Juanita Bartlett and originally aired 19 January, 1979. The phone message this time around features a message from Angel (Stuart Margolin) who gets a hot tip about a horse, but needs to bum some…

The Rockford Files (1978) – Black Mirror

  This two-parter aired 24 November, 1978 and was written by David Chase. As it was later split into two episodes, there are two separate phone gags. The first is a friend calling from London trying to figure out what his arrival time is, with time changes and flight times. The second one is the…