Dog the Bounty Hunter

A&E (ended 2012)
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  • Episode Guide
  • S 8 : Ep 25

    Mid-Course Correction

    Aired 7/23/12

  • S 8 : Ep 24

    Big Brother

    Aired 6/16/12

  • S 8 : Ep 23

    God Looks on the Heart

    Aired 5/16/12

  • S 8 : Ep 22

    Behind the Scenes

    Aired 6/9/12

  • S 8 : Ep 21

    Luck Be A Lady


  • Cast & Crew
  • David


  • Duane "Dog" Chapman


  • Mary Ellen


  • Wesley Yoon


  • Ili Suka


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  • show Description
  • A&E Network profiles bounty hunter Duane "Dog" Chapman and his crew in beautiful Hawaii. This season is full of fugitives and family. Dog and his pack make some outrageous captures all while trying to maintain a business and personal life. Fugitives beware the Dog is back! Broadcast History: August 31, 2004 - October 23, 2007 Tuesday, 9:00 (CST) A&E July 16, 2008 - ?? Wednesday, 8:00 (CST) A&E

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  • Quotes (331)

    • Dog: When I draw my mace, I pretend it's a 45. I say, 'this is my 45 pistol, freeze I'll blow your head off.'

    • Dog: They're criminals, they're not going to say 'yes, I was wanted, you know, thank you for arresting me.' They just don't do that.

    • Dog: The hunter when he understands his prey, it's easier for him to find him. So absolutely I believe that where I've been helps me be a better bounty hunter.

    • Dog: When it looks impossible for man, it becomes possible for God.

    • Dog: You've gotta have faith, you know. You've gotta have faith in God, in your fellow man, in yourself. You know, this is a job of faith, bra. If you don't have it, you can't be a bounty hunter.

    • Dog: Are you gonna argue about everything I say or is anything okay? Beth: No, I'm just gonna beat the fuck out of you right here in front of God and everybody!

    • Dog: A weasel, a coward takes off. A man takes a deep breath and 'fesses up to his mistake and tries to do and thanks God this 345 pounds is a man!

    • Beth: Everyone can change and everyone is fixable. But they gotta want to be fixed.

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    Notes (172)

    • This special can be found on the "Dog: The Bounty Hunter - The Best of Season 1" DVD.

    • This was the premiere episode of A&E's 2003 series "Take This Job...," which also featured an interweaving second storyline about photographers at a paparazzi agency in Hollywood.

    • This episode was originally called "To Be A Bounty Hunter."

    • Wanted: Floyd Chapman; Charge: Escape (2nd Degree); Warrant: Failure to Appear

    • Wanted: McCaleb Wicker; Charge: Drug Promotion; Bail: n/a

    • Wanted: Paki Fukofuka; Charge: Domestic Violence; Bail: n/a

    • Wanted: Toni Vierra; Charge: Drug Possession; Bail: N/A

    • Wanted: Alfredo Augustine; Charge: Drug Possession; Bail: N/A

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    Trivia (34)

    • We learn that Dog helped in the capture of the Capitol Hill rapist and the Atlanta child murderer.

    • Leland is seen to have a broken leg in this episode, though the story behind what happened is not given.

    • Goof: The clothes change so many times in the episode it was hard to keep up.

    • We learn that Leland runs the Chapman bail bond business on Kona Island.

    • We learn that Leland is Dog's third son. Also, Leland stayed in school and graduated due to Dog's influence on him.

    • We learned that Leland worked at Kmart as a teenager.

    • Goof: Once Ili is brought into the episode her hair keeps changing. It goes from a braid to a ponytail many times.

    • Dog is 5’7’’ and admits to using customized boots to increase his height to 5’10’’.

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    Allusions (8)

    • Dog: In the words of Donald Trump, you’re fired. This is in reference to Donald Trump’s show The Apprentice. When Donald gets rid of one of the cast members, he tells them You’re Fired!

    • Dog describes a fugitive as having 'Charlie Manson eyes.' Charles Manson is an infamous American criminal who led the 'Manson Family', and was found guilty of conspiracy to commit murders which the group carried out on his instructions. He is currently serving life imprisonment at Corcoran State Prison.

    • Dog paraphrases and modifies the lyrics of the 1966 song These Boots are Made for Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra after buying his new boots and later on after catching the fugitive.

    • The episode title is It's Good To Be Home, Dog is going home to Colorado in this episode. It is good for Dog to be home, but not so good for the fugitives.

    • Justin and Dog both sing lines from the song Another One Bites the Dust (1980) by Queen after the day of bounty hunting is over.

    • Title: This title is a reference to the game show Family Feud.

    • (A German Shepard barking in a yard.) Dog: Oh great Rin Tin Tin. Rin Tin Tin is a famous dog from the 1920’s. Rin Tin Tin is a German Shepard who stared in movies and who’s blood line continues today.

    • Title: Run Fugitive, Run This title is a reference to the 1994 movie Forest Gump. In which the spoken line is “Run Forest, Run”.

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