Dog the Bounty Hunter - Season 8

A&E (ended 2012)




Episode Guide

  • 7/23/12
    Dog's target for today was once an upstanding member of his community. Now with no home, no job and the law on his trail, this middle-aged exile from middle-class society is using the cold end of an ice pipe to soothe his troubled soul. But Dog also has new trouble brewing inside his own family -- can he catch this fugitive and keep the team together?moreless
  • Big Brother
    Episode 24
    Today's case involves a Samoan so Dog knows that the runner's close-knit kinfolk hold the keys to bringing him in. Dog's plan is to convince family that everyone is best served if the fugitive mans-up and takes care of business. But when the crew raids the family's home, voices are raised, temperatures flare, and Dog's best-laid plan begins to resemble a hope and a pray.moreless
  • 5/16/12
    This fugitive's sketchy associates and footloose ways spell trouble for Dog in today's hunt. When the leads grow cold it's the US Postal Service to the rescue as a mail carrier lends a helping hand. As dusk turns to night Dog's team surrounds the suspected safe house and silently awaits their prey.moreless
  • Behind the Scenes
    Episode 22
    Today the cameras are turned around, as we get a tour of life "behind the scenes" on Dog the Bounty Hunter. Using interviews with Dog and the posse, the TV crew, and never before seen footage, this is one of most revealing episodes of the series.
  • Luck Be A Lady
    Episode 21
    Dog and company head to the Big Island in pursuit of two courthouse no-shows only to find that one of them appears to be posting status updates from Southern California. As Dog investigates the whereabouts of one missing lady, they head out in search of the other. Will luck be a lady for Dog or will the team be the ones busted?moreless
  • Bus Stop Bruiser
    Episode 20
    When an alleged abuser goes on the lame Dog gathers the team to bring him in. As the leads grow colder Dog's determination only grows stronger. Finally a hot lead comes in and Dog sets the trap for his prey.
  • Who's The Boss?
    Episode 19
    When can a bounty hunt also be a date? When Dog and Beth decide to ride in the same SUV as they pursue a run away fugitive, will their different approaches to the investigation lead to a capture and romance?
  • Ties That Bind
    Episode 18
    With Duane Lee back on the team, the rift in the Chapman clan appears over. But will time heal this wound or make it worse?
  • Higher Power
    Episode 17
    In a last ditch attempt to bring the team back together, Dog recruits his pastor, Time Story, to be the peacemaker. As Dog begins his hunt for a young man who has trouble showing up at court, Tim has his own mission--convince Duane Lee to meet with him.
  • Fight Like a Girl
    Episode 16
    This one is close to home. Dog's target on today's hunt is the cousin of Kali, Garry Boy's caregiver. In addition she has a reputation as a brawler. With Duane Lee still missing from the team Baby Lyssa decides she will step-up in this hunt.
  • All Grown Up
    Episode 15
    Cecily has graduated from High School and Dog believes the time is right to show her what the family business is all about. The rough and tumble world of bounty hunting is very different than the all girls private school she attended and Cecily is reluctant to hit the mean streets with Dog. But by days end a Chapman is a Chapman.moreless
  • A House Divided
    Episode 14
    Dog has dropped Duane Lee from the team, and Leland is feeling caught in the middle. When Leland confronts Dog and Beth about the decision tempers flare. But they have to come together to answer a cry for help from a mother who feels that the safest place for her daughter is jail.moreless
  • Short Handed
    Episode 13
    Dog is in Colorado helping a fellow bondsmen clean up his files. The target today has a history of violence, and apparently plans to re-locate without notifying the proper authorities. Unfortunately the team is missing a key player, Duane Lee is MIA today distracted by his new lady love.
  • Photo Op
    Episode 12
    Dog and Duane Lee can't agree about what role Duane Lee should have in the family business, and the simmering tensions come to a head when Duane Lee is accused of denting Dog's SUV. But the family comes together as they set out to hunt a chronic violator with an open warrant and a wife who has an odd request for Dog.moreless
  • Training Day
    Episode 11
    It takes years to become a seasoned bondsman, and the tenderfoot Alysin has a lot to learn. She not only bailed out a man facing charges of theft on just his promise to pay the fee but also without a co-signer for his bond. And sparks fly between Beth and Duane Lee when he questions Beth's decision to go on the hunt with Dog leading the charge!moreless
  • 3/21/12
    Two different young men; one has a taste for larceny, the other for strong sprits, both have a bad bad habit of missing their court dates. Looking over their files Dog senses that they have another trait in common, both are a little too tied to their mothers. Dog makes it part of his mission to offer some fatherly advice to these wanted men.moreless
  • Family Values
    Family Values
    Episode 9
    Dog has a lot of kids and grandkids and loves them all.
  • Nicest Fugitives
    Nicest Fugitives
    Episode 8
    Take a look at the various fugitives that were nice to Dog's team.
  • A Family Affair
    Episode 7
    Dog likes to say, "The apple doesn't fall far from the tree," and this is a hunt where that is true. So will Dog be able to use one family member's troubled ways to catch another one in trouble with the law?
  • Picture This
    Episode 6
    A fugitive with a long criminal record has fled to Hawaii, and the bondsman on the mainland has asked Dog for help. Dog doesn't have much information to work with, but he can use the felon's desire to impress his friends to track him down.
  • Tag, You're It
    Episode 5
    They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks but that's not the case with "Dog" Chapman. To his traditional bounty hunting tools of confidential informants, canvassing, and silver-tongued subterfuge the world's greatest bounty hunter has added Facebook! A word to the wise for those on the run-post at your own peril, the Dog is watching!moreless
  • Tears for Fears
    Episode 4

    In the Tears for Fears episode of the Dog the Bounty Hunter, Lyssa wakes up to find herself in jail with no memory of how she got there. While the media jumps on the news of her arrest, Lyssa makes the best of it by befriending a young woman suffering from a severe drug addiction and tries to help her live a better life.

  • Greed Is Good
    Episode 3

    In Greed Is Good, Dog is on the hunt for a guy who is accused of assaulting a police officer. Dog chases him to the Big Island where he interviews what few friends the suspect has. However, the wanted man has since run to another island, and now Dog has to island hop and set up a trap that will play on the man's greed.

  • The Tender Trap
    Episode 2

    In the Tender Trap episode of Dog the Bounty Hunter, Dog heads to Colorado to help a friend catch one of his most elusive fugitives. After learning that the bail jumper considers himself to be quite the Casanova, Dog uses the lure of a beautiful woman and a motel tryst to bring the man to justice.

  • 1/4/12

    In And Baby Makes Three, Leland has to attend a birthing class to prepare for the next addition to the Chapman clan. In the meantime, Dog is hot on the trail of a jewelry thief who has no intentions of being caught. Dog realizes he needs Leland to make the catch.