The Rockford Files (1974–1980)
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The Big Cheese 

Rockford gets a phone call telling him to expect a package in the mail. Two hoods then murder the caller and go to Rockford's trailer to await the package's arrival. When the package is a wheel of cheese the mystery only gets deeper.

Director:

Joseph Pevney

Writers:

Roy Huggins (created by), Stephen J. Cannell (created by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
James Garner ... Jim Rockford
Noah Beery Jr. ... Joseph 'Rocky' Rockford (as Noah Beery)
Joe Santos ... Dennis Becker
Constance Towers ... Sally
Alan Manson Alan Manson ... Chuck Ryan
Ben Andrews Ben Andrews ... Stamps
Mark Lonow ... Coco
James Luisi ... Lt. Doug Chapman
Stuart Margolin ... Angel Martin
George Pentecost George Pentecost ... George Neff
Mary Jackson ... Postal Supervisor
Hank Brandt Hank Brandt ... Sgt. Roy Floyd
Eldon Quick ... Willis Hoag
Bill McLean ... Fred Barlow
Jimmy Weldon Jimmy Weldon ... John Rockfield
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Storyline

Rockford gets a phone call telling him to expect a package in the mail. Two hoods then murder the caller and go to Rockford's trailer to await the package's arrival. When the package is a wheel of cheese the mystery only gets deeper.

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Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 1979 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Last time that Rockford smokes a cigarette. See more »

Goofs

When Jim pushes Angel onto the chair in his apartment, there's a box of Sugar Frosted Flakes and a vase that appear and disappear depending on the camera angle. See more »

Quotes

Jim Rockford: This is Jim Rockford. At the tone leave your name and message, I'll get back to you.
Caller: This is The Baron. Angel Martin tells me you buy information. Okay - meet me at 1:00 AM behind the bus depot, bring $500, and come alone. I'm serious!
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