Jim rubs shoulders with royalty when a princess hires him because she believes someone is trying to kill her friend (Lauren Bacall).
Did You Know?
Garner and Bacall were romantically linked around this time. For a time in '79, Garner was separated from his wife. During this period, Bacall guest starred on a two-part episode of Rockford Files, but Garner denied the rumor - said it was the pressures of the show in fact, which led to the months-long separation from his longtime spouse. See more
Evelyn 'Angel' Martin
Sucker bets! Would I bring you sucker bets?
You'd bring me a dead rat in your teeth if you thought there was twenty bucks in it for you!
The title is introduced in a staggered fashion. As patrons drive up to a restaurant's valet station, the word "Lions" appears when an elderly couple in a Rolls Royce drive up; then "Tigers" when a couple drive up in a Ferrari 308; then "Monkeys" when a wild costumed couple arrive in a modified Duesenberg convertible; and finally, "Dogs" when Rockford and his date appear in his gold Pontiac. See more
This episode, "part 1", along with the following episode #6.3, "part 2", exists also as a single 2-hour episode, running 96 minutes without commercials. It omits the "next on" sequence and closing credits at the end of part 1, and the "coming up" preview, opening credits, and "previously on" sequence at the beginning of part 2. See more