CTVA US Crime - "The Rockford Files" (Stephen J. Cannell/Universal/NBC) Season 6 (1979-80)

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Starring James Garner
Season 6 (NBC) (1979-80)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


############ The Rockford Files ##############
############# season 6 1979-80 ###############
############## (final season) ################
NBC Fridays 9:00 PM Eastern
Produced by Charles Floyd Johnson and Juanita Bartlett

6.01 [--] The Rockford Files: PARADISE COVE
Prod. no. 53801 / 28Sep79 (a.k.a. "Trouble in Paradise Cove")
Xp: MR / Sup Pr: CFJ & Juanita Bartlett / Assoc. Pr: John David
Written, Produced, and Directed by Stephen J. Cannell.
director of photography: Andrew Jackson
film editor: George R. Rohrs.
Guest Stars:
Mariette Hartley
Leif Erickson
Byron Morrow
Frederick Herrick
And:
Stuart Margolin as Angel (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Christine Avila ........ Nurse
John Davey ............. Rudy
Raymond O'Keefe ........ Jake Sands
With:
Branscombe Richmond .... Frankie Reva
Jerry Summers .......... Mick Jarrow
Tony Brubaker .......... Kermit Wilson
Luis Delgado ........... Officer Billings
A court-appointed receiver comes to inventory a bankrupt Rockford's
possessions, who has been sued by an old whiskey smuggler who is digging around the beach.

6.02 The Rockford Files: LIONS, TIGERS, MONKEYS AND DOGS (2hrs)
Prod. no. 53803
12-Oct-1979
Xp: MR / Sup Pr: SJC & CFJ
Produced by Juanita Bartlett/ Assoc. Pr: John David
Written by Juanita Bartlett
Directed by William Wiard.
Director of Photography: Andrew Jackson
film editor: George R. Rohrs.
Guest Stars:
Lauren Bacall as Kendall Warren
Dana Wynter
Ed Nelson
Michael Lombard
Christopher Thomas
And: Stuart Margolin as Angel
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Jack Garner ........... Capt. McEnroe
Paul Marin ............ Attorney Eyler
T. Miratti ............ Paul Juliano, Jr.
With:
Harold Ayer ........... Minister
Luis Delgado .......... Officer Billings (recurring)
Alfred Dennis ......... Paul Juliano, Sr.
Julie Parrish ......... Donna Soderling
Synopsis:
A jet setter is being stalked by a killer.

6.03 Only Rock 'n' Roll Will Never Die (Part 1/2))
Prod. no. 53802 : 19Oct79
produced by David Chase and Charles Floyd Johnson
Written by David Chase
directed by William Wiard
director of photography: Andrew Jackson
film editor: Diane Adler.
Guest Stars (on opening of part 1)
Kristoffer Tabori
Marcia Strassman
George Loros
And
Lenny Baker (as Ronny Martz)

6.04 Only Rock 'n' Roll Will Never Die (Part 2/2)
Prod. no. 53806, 26Oct79
produced by David Chase and Juanita Bartlett
Associate Producer John David
Written by David Chase
directed by William Wiard.
director of photography: Andrew Jackson
film editor: Diane Adler.
*
(End Credits - 2hr version)
Co-Starring:
Stanley Brock ......... Bernie Seldon
Leigh Christian ....... Diane Bjornstrom
Jean Paul Vignon ...... Alain Florio
Fred Carney ........... Mitchell Robinson
Alan Chappuis ......... Honoré Florio
Jan Marie Teige ....... Julie Immelman
Laura Lee Teige ....... Jody Immelman
With:
Laurie Lee Schaefer ... Lindy Jones
Charles Rowe .......... Anchor Man
A rock star hires Rockford after his record producer vanishes.

6.05 [--] The Rockford Files: LOVE IS THE WORD
Prod. no. 53815 / 9Nov79
Supervising Producers, SJC, Juanita Bartlett & Chas. Floyd Johnson
Produced by David Chase
Associate Producer John David
Written by David Chase
Directed by John Patterson.
Director of Photography, Andrew Jackson, A.S.C.
film editor: George R. Rohrs.
Guest Cast:
Kathryn Harrold (as Megan Dougherty)
David-James Carroll
Anthony Herrera
Richard Cox
Van Williams
Special Guest Appearances:
Barbara Mandrell and "The Do Rites"
*
With: (end credits)
Rick Goldman ........ Lou Metzer
David Cadiente ...... Keith Keoloha
Lisa Figus .......... Mrs. Dougherty
Betty Kennedy ....... Patty
Eduardo Ricard ...... Waiter
Jim learns that Megan has a fiancé when she asks him for help in clearing him of murder charges.

6.06 [--] The Rockford Files: NICE GUYS FINISH DEAD
Prod. no. 53809 / 16Nov79
xp: MR / supp. pr:SJC
Produced by Charles Floyd Johnson and Juanita Bartlett
Associate Producer John David
Written by Stephen J. Cannell
Directed by John Patterson.
director of photography: Andrew Jackson
film editor: Roderic C. Stephens.
Guest Stars:
James Whitmore Jr.
Tom Selleck
Simon Oakland
Larry Manetti
Erica Hagen
James Luisi
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Joseph Bernard ........ Carmine DeAngelo
Fritzi Burr ........... Mrs. DeAngelo
With:
Roscoe Born ........... TV Commentator
Fred Lerner ........... Carl Richman
Steve Jones ........... Newsman
Al Berry .............. Ed Fuller
Gregory Norman Cruz ... Attendant
Larry Dunn ............ Norm Cross
John Lombardo ......... Police Clerk
Beamer gets help from Jim and Lance White when he is charged with
murder at the gumshoe of the year awards banquet.

6.07 [--] The Rockford Files: THE HAWAIIAN HEADACHE
Prod. no. 53814 / 23Nov79
Produced by Charles Floyd Johnson and Juanita Bartlett
Associate Producer, John David
Written by Stephen J. Cannell
Directed by William Wiard.
Director of Photography: Andrew Jackson
Film Editor: Roderic G. Stephens.
Guest Cast:
Ken Swofford
W.K. Stratton
James Murtaugh
Christopher Cary
And:
Stuart Margolin (as Angel)(recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Jack Garner ........... Capt. McEnroe
With:
Luis Delgado .......... Officer Billings (recurring)
Daniel Kamekona ....... Sgt. Okemoto
Jimmy Borges .......... Marshall Mingus
Esmond Chung .......... Shawn Kimotto
Paul Dennis Martin .... Doorman
Jake Hoopai ........... Benny Kimotto
Elisa Duke Hoopai ..... Waitress
Carmella Letman ....... Desk Clerk
Julie Bissett ......... Mrs. Ingram
Jim is lured to Hawaii and tricked into helping his former Army
commander with a CIA related investigation.

6.xx [--] The Rockford Files: THE NO-FAULT AFFAIR
Prod. no. 53811 / 30Nov79
xp: MR / supp. pr: SJC + CFJ
Produced by Juanita Bartlett/ Associate Producer John David
Written by Juanita Bartlett
Directed by Corey Allen
Director of Photography: Andrew Jackson
Film Editor: Roderic G. Stephens
Guest Cast:
Jerry Douglas
Corinne Michaels
Pat Finley (as Sgt. Becker's wife)(recurring)
And:
Stuart Margolin (as Angel)(recurring)
Co-Starring: (opening credits)
Ingnatius Wolfington
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Gloria Calomee ........ Hildy
William Beckley ....... Mr. Norman
Sandy Freeman ......... Mrs. Kramer
Karen Bercovici ....... Carla
Julian Kesner ......... Lily Showalter
Mavis Neal Palmer ..... Mrs. Stelnitz
With:
Gregory Michaels ...... Doug
Michael Barker ........ Perry
Rita Capkovic wants a new line of work but a sadistic pimp wants otherwise.

6.xx [--] The Rockford Files: THE BIG CHEESE
Prod. no. 53810 / 7Dec79
xp: MR / supp. pr: SJC
Produced by Charles Floyd Johnson and Juanita Bartlett
Associate Producer John David
Written by Shel Willens
Directed by Joseph Pevney
director of photography: Andrew Jackson
film editor: Diane Adler.
Guest Stars::
Constance Towers
Alan Manson
Ben Andrews
Mark Lonow
James Luisi
And:
Stuart Margolin (as Angel)(recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
George Pentecost ........ George Neff
Mary Jackson ............ Postal Supervisor
Hank Brandt ............. Sgt. Roy Floyd
Eldon Quick ............. Willis Hoag
Bill McClean ............ Fred Barlow
Jimmy Weldon ............ John Rockfield
Frank McCarthy .......... Eddie Hellinger
Brian J. Pevney ......... Allen Calder
With:
Luis Delgado ............ Officer Billings (recurring)
Anne Churchill .......... Clerk
Marie Denn .............. Newspaper Woman
Rockford comes into evidence of union corruption, which was mailed
to him by a reporter just before he died.

6.xx [--] The Rockford Files: JUST A COUPLA OF GUYS (unsold pilot for spin-off)
Prod. no. 53812 / 14Dec79
xp: MR / supp. pr: SJC, Charles F. Johnson & Juanita Bartlett
Written and Produced by David Chase /Assoc. Pr: John David
Directed by Ivan Dixon.
director of photography: Andrew Jackson
film editor: George R. Rohrs.
*
Starring: (yes - starring)
Greg Antonacci
Gene Davis
Guest Stars:
Gilbert Green
Antony Ponzini
Arch JOhnson
and: Simon Oakland as Bebby Conigliaro
Co-Starring: (opening credits)
Lisa Donaldson
Robin Riker
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Cliff Carnell .......... Albert Constantine
Eric Sinclair .......... Butler
Doug Toby .............. AnthonY Martine
With:
Vincent Howard ......... Transit Cop
Joe Alfasa ............. Vito
Stephanie Hankinson .... Car Rental Attendant
Jennifer Rhodes ........ Jean Martine
Ed Deemer .............. Delivery Man
Eric Taslitz ........... School Boy
Dean Wein .............. Detective
Frederick Rule ......... 1st Officer
Derek Thompson ......... 2nd Officer
Synopsis:
Jim travels to New Jersey to help a reformed mob boss, who two punks
are trying to get into the mob through.

6.xx [--] The Rockford Files: DEADLOCK IN PARMA
(final episode of "The Rockford Files")
Prod. no. 53807 10Jan80
xp: MR / supp. pr: SJC
Produced by Charles Floyd Johnson and Juanita Bartlett
Associate Producer John David
Teleplay by Donald L. Gold & Lester Wm. Berke and Rudolph Borchert
Story by Donald L. Gold, Lester Wm. Berke,
Directed by Winrich Kolbe
director of photography: Andrew Jackson
film editor: Roderic G. Stephens.
Guest Cast:
Sandra Kerns
Henry Beckman
Jerry Hardin
Joseph Sirola
Ben Piazza
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Michael Cavanaugh ....... John Traynor
J. Edward McKinley ...... Lee Melvin
Virgil Frye ............. Perry
Gary Grubbs ............. Deputy Murray
David Glover ............ Officer Chet
Ken Letner .............. Hy Newman
Al Dunlap ............... Councilman
John Davey .............. Mechanic
With:
Paul Larson ............. Waiter
Mary Munday ............. City Hall Clerk
Janice Carroll .......... Doctor
Jim Scott ............... State Trooper
Frederick J. Flynn ...... Virgil
Diana Hale .............. Councilwoman
Synopsis:
Jim gets in trouble when while on a fishing trip he agrees to cast
a proxy vote for a friend who sold his deciding vote out to both sides.

############# The Rockford Files #############
############## end of season 6 ###############
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