The Rockford Files (1975) – Aura Lee, Farewell & Sleight of Hand

  Strong writing is a feature of both this week’s episodes of The Rockford Files. Jim (James Garner) is hired by a friend of his Sarah Butler (the Bionic Woman herself, Lindsay Wagner, reprising her role from the series premiere movie) in the first episode which features a phone gag about someone calling Rockford with…

The Rockford Files (1974) – Backlash of the Hunter

  James Garner brings the enduring, funny, occasionally cowardly ex-con (having served 5 years for armed robbery, though he’s always maintained his innocence, and was pardoned) turned private investigator Jim Rockford, in this pilot episode for the much-loved series, The Rockford Files, which aired March 27, 1974. Lindsay Wagner stars as Sarah Butler, a young…