The Best Episodes Directed by Stephen J. Cannell

The Jersey Bounce

#1 - The Jersey Bounce

The Rockford Files Season 5 - Episode 3

Jim stands accused of murdering one of Rocky's neighbours party guests when matters get out of hand, but Jim's counsel seems pre-occupied so puts his fate in the hands of legal researcher John Cooper...

star 8.11
18 votes
White on White and Nearly Perfect

#2 - White on White and Nearly Perfect

The Rockford Files Season 5 - Episode 4

Jim works with Lance White, a fellow who is so perfect it seems unreal, when investigating the kidnapping of the daughter of a prominant weapons industrialist...

star 7.95
20 votes
Beamer's Last Case

#3 - Beamer's Last Case

The Rockford Files Season 4 - Episode 1

Even if imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Rockford's not feeling the love when he returns from a vacation and finds that someone has taken on his identity and antagonized his clients.

star 7.89
18 votes
Gearjammers (2)

#4 - Gearjammers (2)

The Rockford Files Season 2 - Episode 4

Part 2 - In this exciting conclusion to this two-part episode, the mob boss continues to hunt for Rocky, while Rockford teams up with the police to solve the trucking case, which is speeding towards disaster.

star 7.84
19 votes
Gearjammers (1)

#5 - Gearjammers (1)

The Rockford Files Season 2 - Episode 3

Part 1 - After witnessing a mob payoff that is part of a big-rig hijacking scheme, Rockford's father becomes the target of assassins. Working to protect his dad, Rockford learns that the man's life contains secrets that he never imagined.

star 7.75
24 votes
Paradise Cove

#6 - Paradise Cove

The Rockford Files Season 6 - Episode 1

Although he is trying to be evicted from Paradise Cove and is subject to an audit for a Court Judgment, Jim investigates an old mystery involving whiskey and gold bullion...

star 7.10
21 votes