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The Rockford Files

Season 4 Episode 21

The House on Willis Avenue (1)

Aired Unknown Feb 24, 1978 on NBC
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The House on Willis Avenue (1)

When his mentor is found dead in a road accident, Jim teams up with young PI Richie Brockelman following up leads on a murder and find a lot more than they bargained for...

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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (1)

      • When going into the Computer Credit Center the first time, Richie tells Jim that he's a living legend, and mentions the Financial Dynamics case he was involved in a year ago. This was in the first season 2-part episode "Profit and Loss", although in that episode, the characters all originally said "Financial Dynamics", but they were redubbed to say "Fiscal Dynamics".

    • QUOTES (2)

      • Richie Brockelman: Look, this guy actually lives in a trailer.
        Jim: (indignant) Well what does that mean?
        Richie Brockelman: Well, it just seems to me that living in a trailer is at the bottom.
        Jim: I live in a trailer!
        Richie Brockelman: Well, you know, not exactly the bottom, more like the middle. And of course, depending on what kind of trailer, it could be the upper middle. For instance I saw one in a magazine a couple of months ago. It could expand out into a two thousand foot home. Now a guy living in a place like that has the world by the...
        Jim: Save yourself, son, it's not important.

      • Richie Brockelman: You know, I've been thinking, Mr. Rockford, that if you want my opinion, we may be barking up the wrong tree.
        Jim: (nursing his shot gun wound) We're sure getting some strong feedback from the wrong tree.

    • NOTES (1)

      • Dennis Dugan previously starred as Richie Brockelman in a pilot called "The Missing 24 Hours" in 1976 written by Stephen J. Cannell and Steven Bocho.

    • ALLUSIONS (0)