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The Rockford Files/Irving the Explainer

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Irving the Explainer
Season 4, Episode 8
Airdate November 18, 1977
Written by David Chase
Directed by James Coburn
Produced by David Chase
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Irving the Explainer is the eighth episode of the fourth season of The Rockford Files, and the seventy-fifth episode overall.

Starring: James Garner (Jim Rockford)

Also Starring: Noah Beery (Joseph "Rocky" Rockford), Joe Santos (Sgt. Dennis Becker)

Guest Stars: Barbara Babcock (Karen Hall / Kathryn Cooper), Paul Stewart (Julius "Buddy" Richards), Maurice Marsac (Chief Inspector Jean-Marc Giono), Irene Tsu (Daphne Ishawaharda), James Luisi (Lt. Doug Chapman)

Co-Starring: Robert Etienne (Mage), Peter Von Zerneck (Ruprecht), Byron Morrow (Irving), Lester Fletcher (Gertler), Brooke Palance (Gilda)

with Alex Rodine (Willy Schindler), Luis Delgado (Officer Billings), Shep Sanders (Desk Clerk)


Plot Overview

Rockford tries to make sense out of a case involving a missing painting, a 40 year old murder case and Nazis.


Arc Advancement





The Show

On Rockford's answering machine: "Hey, am I too late for those African goats? I haven't got a lot of money, but I have got some homemade cheese. Maybe we can work something out?".

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments