The Rockford Files/The House on Willis Avenue (1)

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The House on Willis Avenue (1)
Airdate February 24, 1978
Written by Stephen J. Cannell
Directed by Hy Averback
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The House on Willis Avenue (2)
The Rockford FilesSeason Four
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The House on Willis Avenue (1) is the twenty-first episode of the fourth season of The Rockford Files, and the eighty-seventh episode overall.

Guest Stars: Hank Brandt (Mr. Davis), Nancy Conrad (Receptionist), Jackie Cooper (Garth McGregor), Nick Dimitri (Security Guard), Dennis Dugan (Richie Brockelman), Paul Fix (Joseph Tooley), Brett Hadley (Computer Operator), Howard Hesseman (Al Steever), Robert Hogan (Sgt. Ted Coopersmith), Vince Howard (Billy), Lou Krugman (Sam Detonis), Simon Oakland (Vern St. Cloud), Pernell Roberts (B.J. Anderson), Philip Sterling (Tom Nardoni), Tom Stovall (Baker), Irene Tedrow (Mary Tooley), Russell Thorson (Arthur Kenner), John Van Dreelen (Gunderson), Ben Wright (Derek Halsted)


Plot Overview

The mysterious death of a veteran private detective is investigated by Rockford, along with help from whiz-kid private eye Richie Brockelman.


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The Show

The short-lived show, Richie Brockelman, Private Eye, was spun off from this episode, with Dennis Dugan and Robert Hogan reprising their roles for that series.

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments



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