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Rockford Files - Season 6
     

The Rockford Files - Season 6

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Director: Corey Allen, Ivan Dixon, James Garner, John Patterson

Cast: Corey Allen, Ivan Dixon, James Garner, John Patterson

 
Season six of The Rockford Files marks the return of James Garner as wryly humorous ex-con turned private eye Jim Rockford -- but not for long. Weary of the role, fed up by constant quarrelling with the production staff over story values and working conditions, and racked with pain from a variety of job-related injuries, Garner

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Season six of The Rockford Files marks the return of James Garner as wryly humorous ex-con turned private eye Jim Rockford -- but not for long. Weary of the role, fed up by constant quarrelling with the production staff over story values and working conditions, and racked with pain from a variety of job-related injuries, Garner abruptly quit the popular series just before shooting wrapped. With no star, there was no Rockford Files, and the show was canceled -- leaving one announced episode, "Never Trust a Boxx Boy", uncompleted and abandoned. But before this could happen, the season opens with "Paradise Cove," highlighted by the much-publicized guest appearance of Mariette Hartley, who was then appearing with Garner in a series of popular camera commercials. (The warm rapport between the two actors was so persuasive that many viewers assumed they were married, prompting Hartley to half-seriously go around wearing a sweatshirt emblazoned with the message "I am not Mrs. James Garner!.") This is followed by the two-parter "Lions, Tigers, Monkeys, and Dogs," with guest-star turns by Hollywood icons Lauren Bacall and Dana Wynter. Other highlights during the series' final season are the return appearances of Tom Selleck as the insufferably lucky P.I. Lance White in "Nice Guys Finish Dead," James Whitmore Jr. as casually unscrupulous detective Fred Beamer in the same episode, and Rita Moreno in her Emmy-winning role as troublesome prostitute Rita Capkovic in "No Fault Affair." And speaking of Emmys, Rockford Files co-star (and occasional writer and director) Stuart Margolin this season walked home with his second gold statuette for his portrayal of Jim Rockford's delightfully untrustworthy former cellmate Angel Martin.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/20/2009
UPC:
0025195017152
Rating:
NR
Source:
Universal Studios
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Full Frame]
Time:
9:52:00

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
James Garner Actor
Kathryn Harrold Megan K. Dougherty
Kristoffer Tabori Tim Richie
Lauren Bacall Kendall Warren
Mariette Hartley Althea Morgan
Rita Moreno Rita Capkovic
Sandra Kerns Carrie Osgood
Simon Oakland Beppy Conigliaro,Vern St. Cloud
Stuart Margolin Angel Martin
Tom Selleck Lance White
Anthony Herrera Jeffrey Smith
Corinne Michaels Linda Hassler
Dana Wynter Princess Irene Rachevsky
Greg Antonacci Eugene Conigliaro
James Luisi Lt. Doug Chapman
Joseph Sirola Henry Gersh
Ken Swofford Col. John "Howling Mad" Smith
Marcia Strassman Whitney Cox
Barbara Mandrell Herself
Ben Piazza Stan Belding
Constance Towers Sally
Danny Kamekona Sgt. Oknemoto
Ed Nelson Blake Stenlight
Gene Davis Mickey Long
George Loros Eddie Lopresti
James Whitmore Freddie Beamer
Leif Erickson C.C. Calloway
Alan Manson Chuck Ryan
Fred Herrick Cliff Calloway
Gilbert Green Joseph Lombard
Henry Beckman Sheriff Neal
James Murtaugh Gordon Lyle
Jerry Douglas Al Haluska
Lenny Baker Ronny Martz
Richard Cox Kenny Spector
Antony Ponzini Tony DeMichel
David Cadiente Keith Keoloha
Erica Hagen Brandy Alexander
Frank McCarthy Eddie Hellenger
Gary Grubbs Deputy Murray
Marion Yue Chiyoko Takai
Michael Lombard August Fairfield
Stanley Brock Bernie Seldon
Tony Brubaker Kermit Wilson
W.K. Stratton Dwight Whipple
William Beckley Mr. Norman

Technical Credits
Corey Allen Director
Ivan Dixon Director
John Patterson Director
Joseph Pevney Director
Stephen J. Cannell Director
William Wiard Director
Winrich Kolbe Director

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The Rockford Files - Season 6 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
James Garner has the charm and grace. He is always handsome, funny, & engaging. From Maverick, his movies (serious or funny), Rockford,etc. he becomes the character. It's his show. Rockford has great cast. James Garner is and always will be one of my favorite actors and human beings on this planet. Hope Maverick is on dvd someday soon.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great show. The top 5 greatest tv shows on tv. I hope they release the rest of the tv shows of Rockford Files they did in the 90's.
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