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The Rockford Files

Deadlock in Parma (Season 6, Episode 12)
TV Episode | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

In the series finale, Jim Rockford drives off into a California sunset in his wounded Firebird, after being ensnared in a small-town council battle with big implications. While trout fishing in the mountains, the vacationing PI becomes the...See moreIn the series finale, Jim Rockford drives off into a California sunset in his wounded Firebird, after being ensnared in a small-town council battle with big implications. While trout fishing in the mountains, the vacationing PI becomes the emergency proxy for a fellow angler, an environmentalist councilman, felled by appendicitis. But the seemingly-innocuous proposition for a Parma city park, attracts a trailer load of New Jersey mobsters who urge Rockford to keep his vote green, or sleep with the fishes. Meanwhile, this town council in the land of endless propositions, acts to force their temporary member Rockford to go fishing under the moonlight, but not in Parma. Written by David Stevens See less
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Writers
Roy Huggins (created by) | Stephen J. Cannell (created by) | Donald L. Gold (story by) (teleplay by) | Lester Wm. Berke (story by) (teleplay by) | Rudolph Borchert (teleplay by)
Cinematographer
Editor
Rod Stephens (as Roderic G. Stephens)
Casting Director
Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 10, 1980

Release date
Jan 10, 1980 (United States)

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23 cast members
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James Garner
Jim Rockford Jim Rockford   See fewer
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Noah Beery Jr.
Joseph 'Rocky' Rockford (credit only) (as Noah Beery) Joseph 'Rocky' Rockford (credit only) (as Noah Beery)   See fewer
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Joe Santos
Dennis Becker (credit only) Dennis Becker (credit only)   See fewer
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Sandra Kerns
Carrie Osgood Carrie Osgood   See fewer
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Henry Beckman
Sheriff Neal Sheriff Neal   See fewer
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Jerry Hardin
Mayor Sindell Mayor Sindell   See fewer
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Joseph Sirola
Henry Gersh Henry Gersh   See fewer
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Ben Piazza
Stan Belding Stan Belding   See fewer
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Michael Cavanaugh
John Traynor John Traynor   See fewer
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J. Edward McKinley
Lee Melvin Lee Melvin   See fewer
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Gary Grubbs
Deputy Murray Deputy Murray   See fewer
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David Clover
Officer Chet Officer Chet   See fewer
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Ken Letner
Hy Newman Hy Newman   See fewer
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Al Dunlap
Councilman Councilman   See fewer
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John Davey
Mechanic Mechanic   See fewer
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Paul Larson
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
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Mary Munday
City Hall Clerk City Hall Clerk   See fewer
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Jim Scott
State Trooper State Trooper   See fewer
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Frederick Flynn
Virgil (as Frederick J. Flynn) Virgil (as Frederick J. Flynn)   See fewer
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Diana Hale
Councilwoman Councilwoman   See fewer
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Cynthia Windham
Cocktail Waitress (uncredited) Cocktail Waitress (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.7 / 10 | 84 votes