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The Rockford Files

The Dark and Bloody Ground (Season 1, Episode 2)
TV Episode | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Jim reluctantly agrees to work for Beth Davenport. His job is to help her prove her client, Ann Calhoun, is innocent of the crime she is accused of; murdering her husband Kevin Calhoun. Jim's investigation takes him to the town of Parker, ...See moreJim reluctantly agrees to work for Beth Davenport. His job is to help her prove her client, Ann Calhoun, is innocent of the crime she is accused of; murdering her husband Kevin Calhoun. Jim's investigation takes him to the town of Parker, Arizona, where the Calhouns are from. He digs up info someone doesn't want found out and is almost killed trying to return to L.A. Socialites Clyde Russell and Elizabeth Gorman, who were throwing a party the Calhouns attended, are also investigated. Jim's investigation is making someone nervous as another attempt is made on his life. Written by tomtrekp See less
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Writers
Roy Huggins (created by) (story by) (as John Thomas James) | Stephen J. Cannell (created by) | Juanita Bartlett (teleplay by)
Composer
Dick DeBenedictis (as Dick De Benedictis)
Cinematographer
Editor
Edward A. Biery (as Edward A Biery A.C.E.)
Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 20, 1974

Release date
Sep 20, 1974 (United States)

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12 cast members
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James Garner
Jim Rockford Jim Rockford   See fewer
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Noah Beery Jr.
Joseph 'Rocky' Rockford (as Noah Beery) Joseph 'Rocky' Rockford (as Noah Beery)   See fewer
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Gretchen Corbett
Beth Davenport Beth Davenport   See fewer
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Linden Chiles
Elliot Malcolm Elliot Malcolm   See fewer
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Joe Santos
Dennis Becker Dennis Becker   See fewer
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Nancy Malone
Elizabeth Elizabeth   See fewer
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Patricia Smith
Ann Calhoun Ann Calhoun   See fewer
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Walter Brooke
Clyde Russell Clyde Russell   See fewer
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Tom Bower
Officer Hensley Officer Hensley   See fewer
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Marc Alaimo
Farber Farber   See fewer
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Luis Delgado
Police Officer Police Officer   See fewer
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Hank Robinson
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.7 / 10 | 210 votes