The Best Episodes of Dog the Bounty Hunter

Last Updated: Jan 21, 2019

Dog: The Bounty Hunter follows the exploits of real-life bounty hunter Duane "Dog" Chapman, who runs Da Kine Bail Bonds in beautiful Honolulu, on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Aided by his team of family coworkers - partner/wife, Beth Smith; son, Leland; "brother," Tim - Dog always gets his man. They first appeared in an episode of A&E's "Take This Job," a 2003 series in which people with unusual occupations were profiled, and now Dog and his team are back in their very own series.

Save The Dogs

#1 - Save The Dogs

Season 5 - Episode 10

Dog shows his kids the proper way to care for their new pet bunny rabbit, and then is sent to find a fugitive who was wanted for animal cruelty.

star 10.00
1 votes
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Practice Makes Perfect

#2 - Practice Makes Perfect

Season 5 - Episode 9

Duane Lee receives an ample amount of criticism from Beth and must deal in a long search as a felon eludes him.

star 10.00
1 votes
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Girl Power

#3 - Girl Power

Season 7 - Episode 5

The girls take control of the bounty today, Leland and Duane Lee are out sick and Dog decides to spend the day taking care of his granddaughter. Can the girls handle the bounty without the male muscle?

star 10.00
1 votes
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Hide and Seek (2)

#4 - Hide and Seek (2)

Season 1 - Episode 9

As the search continues for Patty Estabilio, Dog and his team hit yet another dead end and find themselves dealing with Patty's friends, who get out of hand. Dog and Leland defend themselves with mace. Leland is taken down, but manages to escape without serious injury. As the scene escalates, the Chapmans have no choice but to make a hasty retreat as their cars are pounded with angry fists. The slew of near misses, bad tips, and long nights spent staking out ""ice"" dens is taking it's toll on Dog's team.

star 9.75
4 votes
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Trouble In Paradise (1)

#5 - Trouble In Paradise (1)

Season 7 - Episode 3

Dog is back in Hawaii and tracking a dangerous fugitive through the jungles of the Big Island. Their prey is being protected by a ring of family and friends that Dog must forcefully confront to bring in his man. Finally a hot tip sends Dog and team to a volcanic moonscape and a midnight raid.

star 9.00
2 votes
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Baby's Back In Town

#6 - Baby's Back In Town

Season 2 - Episode 1

Dog tries to nab a fugitive named Wayne by tricking him into believing he's won a vacuum cleaner, sending his visiting daughter, Lyssa, to deliver the prize and lure Wayne out of his house.

star 8.80
5 votes
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Tricks of the Trade

#7 - Tricks of the Trade

Season 5 - Episode 1

Dog tries to trick fugitive by making an appointment after discovering that she is working for an escort service.

star 8.67
3 votes
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Surprise! Surprise!

#8 - Surprise! Surprise!

Season 2 - Episode 2

Dog and his team pursue a heroin addict named Eugene. When they find him, Beth tells him about her first husband (whose life was ruined by heroin) and pleads with him to enter rehab. Meanwhile, Dog and Beth plan a surprise birthday party for Leland.

star 8.50
2 votes
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Son of Dog

#9 - Son of Dog

Season 2 - Episode 5

Dog and his team hunt two fugitives: Stuart, a drug user, and Josephine, a drug seller. Meanwhile, Dog's oldest son joins the team.

star 8.50
2 votes
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Hide and Seek (1)

#10 - Hide and Seek (1)

Season 1 - Episode 8

Dog and his team are after Patty Estabilio, who has jumped a $15,000 bond and disappeared into Hawaii's underworld, a place populated by ""night crawlers"" and ""ice"" (crystal methamphetamine) addicts. Constantly on the move, she tests Dog's bounty hunting skills, as well as his patience.

star 8.43
7 votes
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It's Good To Be Home

#11 - It's Good To Be Home

Season 1 - Episode 11

Dog and his team return to Denver, Colorado, where they used to live. Dog and Tim appear on an early morning radio show, where a listener calls in with a tip on one of the fugitives they're hunting. - Summary from A&E's ""Dog"" website

star 8.33
3 votes
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Brother's Keeper

#12 - Brother's Keeper

Season 2 - Episode 7

The whole family travels to Kona to help Leland capture some of his own fugitives.

star 8.33
3 votes
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To Capture One's Own

#13 - To Capture One's Own

Season 2 - Episode 12

In a personal struggle Dog must, hunt down his good friend Ili. Ili has helped Dog track down fugitives in previous episodes. Ili has been charged with burning down her home, following a fight with her husband. Dog bailed her out, she failed to appear. Now she is on the other side of the law, and Dog is on her trail. Will Dog catch her or look the other way? Tune in to find out!

star 8.33
3 votes
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A Higher Power

#14 - A Higher Power

Season 8 - Episode 15

Dog's pastor is recruited to bring the team back together, but getting Duane Lee to meet with him could require a miracle.

star 8.30
10 votes
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God Looks on the Heart

#15 - God Looks on the Heart

Season 8 - Episode 21

The U.S. Postal Service assists Dog and his team in their quest to bring a footloose fugitive to justice.

star 8.22
9 votes
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A House Divided

#16 - A House Divided

Season 8 - Episode 12

Tempers flare when Leland questions Dog's decision to drop Duane Lee from the team.

star 8.17
12 votes
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All Grown Up

#17 - All Grown Up

Season 8 - Episode 13

Cecily graduates from high school, leading Dog to believe that it's time to expose her to the family business.

star 8.13
16 votes
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Luck Be a Lady

#18 - Luck Be a Lady

Season 8 - Episode 19

Dog and the crew investigate two courtroom no-shows on the Big Island, only to learn one of them may actually be in Southern California.

star 8.08
13 votes
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Picture This

#19 - Picture This

Season 8 - Episode 5

A mainland bondsman asks for Dog's help in capturing a criminal who has fled to Hawaii.

star 8.05
20 votes
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Justin's Big Day

#20 - Justin's Big Day

Season 1 - Episode 10

Dog's nephew, Justin, wants to be a full-fledged member of the team, and Dog has a fugitive that will test his case. Solomon Fuller is a long-line fisherman who has failed to appear in court on assault charges. So the team heads to the marina, and Justin is told that he is to take the lead in the arrest. - Summary from A&E's ""Dog"" website

star 8.00
9 votes
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Sons and Daughters

#21 - Sons and Daughters

Season 1 - Episode 14

Dog and his team track Virginia Tello. An anonymous tip tells them that a pick-up truck will be going to Virginia's house, so the team tails the truck in true private-eye fashion. - Summary from A&E's ""Dog"" website

star 8.00
1 votes
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No Ice In Paradise

#22 - No Ice In Paradise

Season 2 - Episode 3

Dog and his team take part in an anti-drug parade, then pursue a convicted drug dealer named Pana. A woman with a score to settle helps Dog set a trap to catch him.

star 8.00
3 votes
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Mama's Boys

#23 - Mama's Boys

Season 2 - Episode 8

Dog is searching for a fugitive named Frankie and is assisted by the man's other mother.

star 8.00
4 votes
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Lost in Paradise

#24 - Lost in Paradise

Season 2 - Episode 9

Dog gives a lecture to high school kids about the dangers of using drugs. Later he and his crew pursue a fugitive named Joseph and find help from a UPS driver.

star 8.00
2 votes
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Back Behind Bars

#25 - Back Behind Bars

Season 5 - Episode 11

Dog shows his kids the proper way to care for their new pet bunny rabbit, and then is sent to find a fugitive who was wanted for animal cruelty.

star 8.00
2 votes
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