Jim is hired by some small-town businessmen to help them buy a fire engine; they really want him to assassinate someone who could bring the IRS down on them.
Did You Know?
This episode contains several references to the State of Michigan; the four businessmen who hire Rockford are from the fictional town of Deer Lick Falls, Michigan. Richard Sanders
plays a character named "Samuel Romney." George Romney (father to 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney
) was governor of Michigan in the 1960s. Later, Angel visits the four businessmen in their hotel room, under the ruse he's from the coroner's office, and goes by the name "Mr. Milliken." William Milliken was the governor of Michigan immediately after George Romney, and was in office during the airing of this episode. See more
When Rockford is driving round LA looking for the theatre where Inga is working, the shots show his Firebird as a 1974 model. Later, when the brakes are cut, the car is a 1977 car. They can be told apart by the front grilles which are distinctly different shapes. See more
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Anonymous Female Friend
So you put your machine on at night, huh, just cause I call you at 3 am. You know how bad my insomnia is. Thanks a lot Jim!
References Gone with the Wind