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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Joan Van Ark stars in “Resurrection in Black and White,” airing Nov. 7, 1975

RESURRECTION IN BLACK AND WHITE Original Air Date: November 7, 1975 Synopsis. Investigative reporter Susan Alexander (played by Joan Van Ark) believes that Dave Krueger was wrongfully convicted of the brutal murder of his girlfriend Cheryl Wilson six years before. … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Joan Van Ark and Paul Michael Glaser star in “Find Me If You Can,” airing Nov. 1, 1974

FIND ME IF YOU CAN Original Air Date: November 1, 1974 Synopsis. Barbara Kelbaker (played by Joan Van Ark) approaches Rockford with an unusual request: she wants to hire him to find out if she can be “found.” But Barbara … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Stefanie Powers and Sherry Jackson star in “The Real Easy Red Dog,” airing Oct. 31, 1975

THE REAL EASY RED DOG Original Air Date: October 31, 1975   Synopsis. A woman who identifies herself as Jennifer Sandstrom hires Rockford to delve into the apparent suicide of her sister Alice. Jim doesn’t realize that his client is … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: “Kill The Messenger,” Joe Santos’ favorite episode, airs on Oct. 27, 1978

KILL THE MESSENGER Original Air Date: October 27, 1978   Synopsis. As a nervous Becker prepares to take the examination for lieutenant, he’s assigned a departmental hot potato: the homicide of parole officer Eileen Towne, wife of Deputy Chief of … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Part 2 of “Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Will Never Die” airs on Oct. 26, 1979

ONLY ROCK ‘N’ ROLL WILL NEVER DIE (conclusion) Original Air Date: October 26, 1979 Synopsis. Pop music superstar Tim Ritchie, already facing a palimony lawsuit by his former live-in girlfriend Diane Bjornstrom, hires Rockford to locate his record producer and … Continue reading

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