The Best Episodes of Dog the Bounty Hunter

Last Updated: Nov 26, 2018

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.

Girl Power

#1 - 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
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
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
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
Mission of Mercy

#3 - Mission of Mercy

Season 5 - Episode 8

Dog helps out a fellow bondsman who is grieving from recently losing his spouse, and learns that the fugitive has also just lost someone he loved.

star 10.00
1 votes
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
Save The Dogs

#4 - 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
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
Hide and Seek (2)

#5 - 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
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
Trouble In Paradise (1)

#6 - 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
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
Love's Labors Lost and Found

#7 - Love's Labors Lost and Found

Season 1 - Episode 6

While hunting an elusive deep sea fisherman, who turns out to spending a few days out on the ocean, Dog tries to plan a great Mother's Day for Beth, but he has trouble finding the kind of flowers she likes. - Summary from A&E's ""Dog"" website

star 9.00
1 votes
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
Teaching Moment

#8 - Teaching Moment

Season 5 - Episode 7

Dog takes his son-in-law Travis on his first hunt after he makes a mistake and signs off on a fugitive's questionable bond.

star 9.00
2 votes
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
Baby's Back In Town

#9 - 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
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
Tricks of the Trade

#10 - 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
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
Nice Guys Finish Last

#11 - Nice Guys Finish Last

Season 5 - Episode 5

Dog offers his help to a fellow bondsman in searching for a fugitive, which is made harder due to his lack of knowledge of the suspect.

star 8.50
4 votes
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
Surprise! Surprise!

#12 - 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
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
Son of Dog

#13 - 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
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
Hide and Seek (1)

#14 - 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
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
To Capture One's Own

#15 - 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
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
It's Good To Be Home

#16 - 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
Buy on iTunes
Brother's Keeper

#17 - 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
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
A Higher Power

#18 - 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
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
God Looks on the Heart

#19 - 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
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
A House Divided

#20 - 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
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
Meet the Chapmans

#21 - Meet the Chapmans

Season 1 - Episode 1

In the premiere episode, Dog defends his family name as he chases down a ""Chapman gone awry."" Floyd Chapman is a bail jumper with the same last name as Dog (but no relation). Dog uses a phone ruse to get information from Floyd's mother, then rocks his team into a state of aggressive anticipation to make the bust at Floyd's family home. - Summary from A&E's ""Dog"" website

star 8.17
6 votes
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
All Grown Up

#22 - 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
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
Luck Be a Lady

#23 - 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
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
Picture This

#24 - 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
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes
The Godfather of Waikiki

#25 - The Godfather of Waikiki

Season 1 - Episode 7

Dog is hunting a man known as ""The Godfather of Waikiki."" Dog and Beth bailed him out as a courtesy, but how he is refusing to go to court. If Dog doesn't bring him in, it could cost him more than money . . . he may also lose his respect on the street. - Summary from A&E's ""Dog"" website

star 8.00
1 votes
Watch on Amazon Buy on iTunes