Watching The Rockford Files during the cool winter nights. 1st episode is on now and it’s great…obvs!!

THE ROCKFORD FILES

“In contrast to most television private eyes, Rockford wears low-budget “off the rack” clothing and does his best to avoid fights—although he will engage in fistfights when there’s absolutely no other option. He rarely carries his Colt Detective Special revolver, for which he has no permit, preferring to talk his way out of trouble. He works on cold cases, missing persons investigations, and low-budget insurance scams, and repeatedly states that he does not handle “open cases” to avoid trouble with the police. (This self-imposed rule of Rockford’s was relaxed in later seasons.) He has been a P.I. since 1968, and his usual fee is $200 per day plus expenses”