- THE DEXTER CRISIS
Original Air Date: November 15, 1974
Synopsis. Wealthy entrepreneur Charles Dexter (played by Tim O’Connor) hires Rockford to locate his mistress, Susan Parsons (Lee Purcell), but doesn’t disclose his true motives until much later (Susan ran off with over $250,000 of Dexter’s money). Rockford joins forces with Susan’s roommate, law student Louise Adams (Linda Kelsey), who thinks there’s a connection between Susan’s disappearance and the driver of a car that had been following Susan for several days. Because Jim Rockford is essentially Bret Maverick in modern dress, it seems only fitting that he is as much an expert games of chance as his TV Western ancestor. Rockford displays his knowledge of how to play roulette in a scene with Susan Parsons (guest star Lee Purcell).
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