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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Tom Selleck, Larry Manetti, James Whitmore Jr., and Simon Oakland star in “Nice Guys Finish Dead,” airing Nov. 16, 1979

NICE GUYS FINISH DEAD Original Air Date: November 16, 1979 Synopsis. The United Association of Licensed Investigators honors Rockford with the coveted Goodhue Award for his work in a case that set precedent in the field of accident insurance. But … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: MAGNUM, p.i. pays homage to THE ROCKFORD FILES, while also poking fun at Lance White (the character played by Tom Selleck on Rockford), in the episode “Tigers Fan,” airing Nov. 4, 1987. “Tigers Fan” features Joe Santos in his recurring role as police lieutenant Nolan Page, as well as Rockford guest stars James Karen and Carlos Romero

LEARN MORE about this episode in the revised third edition of 45 YEARS OF THE ROCKFORD FILES, featuring more than sixty new pages of never before published information about both the original Rockford Files and the CBS reunion movies, including … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: “White on White and Nearly Perfect,” the first of two episodes starring Tom Selleck as Lance White, airs on Oct. 20, 1978

WHITE ON WHITE AND NEARLY PERFECT Original Air Date: October 20, 1978 Synopsis. While investigating the disappearance of the daughter of a millionaire industrialist, Rockford must also contend with Lance White, a rival private detective whose intrepid yet oblivious approach … Continue reading

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