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Jim Rockford takes on more hopeless cases,
This review is from: The Rockford Files: Season 3 [DVD] (DVD)
During the second season of "The Rockford Files" the ratings slumped a bit--fans hated seeing Rockford turned into a chump by the clients he often represented which is too bad because they missed a great season. The third season finds Jim in the driver's seat driving the stories and the ratings improved allowing the show to continue on for a nice long run. Featuring a parade of great guest stars including Sharon Gless, character actor Robert Walden as a psychic working on a case Jim had and top notch writing by Juanita Bartlett and David Chase (who would go on the create "The Sorpranos"), the third season looks extremely good with minimal dirt, debris and the uncut episodes. As usual the terrific supporting including Joe Santos, the lovely Gretchen Corbett, Stuart Margolin and Noah Berry Jr. provide color and humor.
The only extra we get here is "Quickie Nirvana" an episode from the fourth season (written by David Chase) and while I don't mind having a preview of succeeding great seasons (and "Quickie Nirvana" is an extremely good episode), I'd rather see Universal include some interviews with some of the cast including Gretchen Corbett as Beth(am I the only kid who was in love with her when she was on the show? The show had a gaping hole when she left)who stepped in often as Jim's attorney.
Either way this is a top notch season and well worth getting.
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