Jack & JillAired on Feb 04, 2009
Dog believes that the family that plays together stays together. But what happens when a family’s idea of fun is getting high and running amuck? Today’s case is a twofer, a brother and sister both charged with drug related offenses. Also, Dog has crossed paths with the brother before. He once tried to stop Dog from arresting one of the most violent fugitives of his career. Suited up and ready, the crew heads out and descends on the fugitive’s last known address. At the door, the mother insists that no one’s inside, but Dog knows better.
Island HopperAired on Feb 11, 2009
Dog is always trying to reduce the number of fugitives in Hawaii, so he really doesn’t like felons from the mainland combining their flight from the law with an island vacation. So when a brother bondsman from Washington State calls Dog for help tracking a runner in search of fun in the sun on the tropical paradise of Kauai, the team is on the case. Dog’s only problem? No leads.
Nice Guys Finish LastAired on Feb 18, 2009
“When you don’t write the bond, you don’t know the prey,” as Dog always says. So when Dog and team help out a bondsman friend whose client jumped bail, the target is a blank slate. Are his tattoos gang related? Is he likely to be violent? And making matters worse, when they hit his apartment they learn he is moving out. Unless they catch him today, their only lead will vanish.
Tricks of the TradeAired on Feb 25, 2009
They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but what if it’s The Dog doing the teaching? Today’s target is wanted on domestic abuse charges, but when Dog discovers she works for an escort service he opts for a new twist on an old ruse — arrest by appointment. The problem? This fugitive doesn’t seem to get along any better at work than she does at home.
No Fly ZoneAired on Mar 04, 2009
So what does a bondsman do when he learns that the felon he’s bonded out is booked on an afternoon flight to Florida? Especially when over $140,000 is at stake? If you’re Dog, you 911 the team and race to Honolulu International. But things get stressful when the flight starts to board and Dog still can’t ID his man.
Teaching MomentAired on Mar 11, 2009
Dog always wants to share the wisdom he has collected on the streets with the fugitives he captures. But today he’s going to do double duty! His son-in-law Travis (and trainee bondsman) is also in need of some knowledge. After Travis signs off on an iffy bond and the accused turns into a fugitive, Dog and Beth decide to bring Travis on his first bounty. What better way to teach him the importance of proper paperwork and procedure, than to show him just how hard it can be to bring in your man.
Mission of MercyAired on Mar 18, 2009
Dog knows that it is better to give than to receive, so when a fellow bondsman grieving for his recently departed spouse requests his help, he jumps into action. Studying the fugitive’s file the team uncovers a surprising fact. Like the bondsman, the runner has also recently lost a loved one, his step-dad. How will Dog use this information to catch his man?
Practice Makes PerfectAired on Mar 25, 2009
No one becomes a bondsman overnight and even the members of Dog’s team know there is always more to learn. So when Duane Lee cuts a felon a little too much slack about checking-in and then goes missing, Duane Lee knows he’s gonna get schooled. The word on the street is that their quarry has split from his wife and is drifting between several of Hawaii’s less than scenic public parks. The hunt could be long, and Duane Lee knows that Beth will be right there, offering her advice along the way.
Save the DogsAired on Apr 01, 2009
What starts out as a perfect day for Dog turns ugly fast. He and Beth just bought bunnies for their kids, and Dog is enjoying helping them learn to care for their new pets. But duty calls and this is a tough case to fathom. The charges: alleged cruelty to animals. The fugitive: a young man with a bad drug habit. The alleged victim: a kitten. The tenderhearted Dog has left the room as the team reads aloud the details from the police report. But in the end, this only fuels Dog’s determination to get his man.
Back Behind BarsAired on Apr 08, 2009
Today the team isn’t pulling any punches, literally or figuratively! In between tracking down a potentially dangerous ex-con facing a five year stretch in the big house, Leland is struggling to find time to train and compete for his first boxing match in years. Will Dog get his man? Will Leland’s return to the ring be triumphant?
Family ManAired on Apr 15, 2009
It is Dog’s birthday, and he plans to celebrate in the same way he has for the last twenty years. There’s no taking the day off to indulge himself for this bounty hunter — he’s tracking down a fugitive! And Dog discovers that what appears to be a simple case of a felon skipping out on sentencing is in fact a painful tale of family strife brought on by the all too common curse of drug addiction. Will Dog get his man and keep his perfect score of birthday captures intact?
All in the FamilyAired on Apr 22, 2009
The “Big Island” of Hawaii boasts both lush tropical splendor and stark volcanic beauty. But today Dog and the team can’t spend much time taking in the sights, they need to help Leland hunt down some elusive fugitives. This case is a family affair with both mother and daughter in trouble with the law. Will a twisted sense of family honor help or hinder Dog in his quest to bring this felon to justice?
Mother CourageAired on May 27, 2009
Dog knows that crime and drugs not only damage victims but also harm the families of the perpetrators, especially the kids. And both of the fugitives he’s chasing today have left shattered families and struggling women in their wake. The challenge for Dog and the team–can they convince these women to help Dog track down their men?
Bounty Boot CampAired on Jun 03, 2009
Dog just can’t resist a challenge, especially if it’s to help out a friend. Jim is a bondsman and longtime friend of Dog. Jim’s son has just started in the family business. Today Jim has asked Dog track down a potentially dangerous fugitive, and take his son along for some training with the best in the world. The hunt begins at a drug den filled with swords and knives and only gets wilder from there. Before the chase is over, doors will be kicked in, mace will be sprayed, and — thanks to Dog and the posse–one junior bounty hunter will be a bit wiser.
Friends and NeighborsAired on Jun 10, 2009
Dog and his posse head to Colorado for a special mission — to catch Marco, an alleged drug dealer. It’s been ten months since Marco went on the lam, and his bondsman stands to lose his family business if Marco is not caught. Dog’s hunt for this elusive criminal reveals a world of half-truths, hot checks, identity theft, drug ravaged lives, and even a violin case containing a sawed-off shotgun.
The Set-UpAired on Jun 17, 2009
Darkness has fallen, but with the trail hot and the stakes high Dog and posse refuse to let up. The “Big Fish” in this case is Marco, an alleged drug dealer with a big bond. But a major key to catching him is Elizabeth, who is also a fugitive from the law. Will Dog’s plan to trick her in using her close friend work? What does Dog do when he realizes that the bait in the set-up is also a wanted man?
The SearchersAired on Jun 24, 2009
Dog’s relentless ruthlessness is being put to the test on the search for the elusive fugitive, Marco. Dog is tracking him across Colorado, from Grand Junction to Denver — facilitating four arrests along the way–and now a hot tip that a long time associate of his is hiding in Pueblo sends the team racing south. With the net closing in around Marco, and time running out, will this development give Dog the clues he needs to bring his target to justice?
Buddha's DelightAired on Aug 12, 2009
Dog and the posse travel to the Big Island to help Leland track down a small-time Bonnie and Clyde couple. Their crime: theft, including allegedly stealing a pair of Buddha statues for resale. But this only masks deeper problems with the couple. On the ride to jail all is revealed, and the picture is not pretty.
Three's CompanyAired on Aug 19, 2009
This fugitive is hard to pin down in Honolulu’s downtown district — moving from hostel to hotel to apartment high-rise. But as the hunt evolves, Dog discovers that this alleged burglar isn’t the only family member wanted by the law.
Strip SearchAired on Aug 26, 2009
When a stripper goes on the lam, Dog has to bring her in — it’s a tough job but somebody has to do it. Thankfully for the team, Lady Luck is presiding over the posse tonight.
Secret PlacesAired on Sep 02, 2009
When Leland learns that one of his clients with a reputation for stealing has lost her co-signer and could be ready to run, Dog and the crew hop a plane to the Big Island. Their target lives in a remote corner of the island on a junk-filled compound with plenty of places for a criminal to hide. The hunt will reveal a dark secret from the past that lies behind this woman’s troubled present.
Father of the BrideAired on Sep 09, 2009
Baby Lyssa’s wedding is only three days away, but Dog is thinking about bounties, not bouquets. A hot jump has comes in and Dog wants to go on the hunt. When Lyssa and Beth object, Dog explains his decision, “We’re a family of hunters, we need to hunt.” How will the Chapman clan balance the demands of bounty hunting and wedding preparations.