Season 7 (45)

8 Seasons | 194 Episodes

Episode 1 Wrong Turn
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Wrong Turn

Aired on Dec 02, 2009

Dog’s target today seems to have a taste for drugs and a record of reckless driving. The hunt has deep emotional resonance for the team because today is the anniversary of the fatal car accident of Dog’s daughter Barbara Katie. As the hunt goes deep into the night the team is confronted with a speeding SUV driven by the fugitive, and Dog worries that a similar fate awaits this fugitive.

Episode 2 Easy Rider
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Easy Rider

Aired on Dec 16, 2009

What looks like a routine pick-up turns into a complicated case of betrayal, deceit, as well as quality nail care as Dog and company track down an fugitive alleged to be an abusive boyfriend with one too many friends in his close knit community.

Episode 3 Midnight Run
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Midnight Run

Aired on Dec 09, 2009

This fugitive has a bad reputation and a knack for running from the law. The pursuit has Dog and team traveling through an urban dystopia of suspicion, false leads and mistrust. And the more they learn about their target, the more they believe that he needs to be behind bars.

Episode 4 The Hunt for Santa
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The Hunt for Santa

Aired on Dec 23, 2009

Dog and Beth take time from their busy schedule to thank their fans by inviting them into their home to celebrate the holiday season. But when Dog decides he needs to help his son Garry believe in Santa Claus again the plan changes. So now the Dog, with a posse expanded to include his children and grandchildren, sets off on a hunt through the Colorado Rockies for Santa Claus himself.

Episode 5 Call Waiting
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Call Waiting

Aired on Dec 30, 2009

Dog’s target for today has been in trouble with the law since he was a juvenile. And he seems willing to use any trick in the system to avoid capture by Dog. In this match of wits, will Dog prevail?

Episode 6 Kid Stuff
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Kid Stuff

Aired on Jan 06, 2010

A fugitive from justice is on the lam and it’s Dog’s job to find him. When they hit the last known address they discover he already has pulled up stakes and left no forwarding address. The posse’s one hope is to locate his girlfriend and convince her to help bring him in. Will a tip from some local kids tip the scales in Dog’s favor?

Episode 7 Easy Does It
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Easy Does It

Aired on Jan 13, 2010

There is a running joke in the posse that every time Bobby Brown asks them for help with a fugitive he always promises them that it’s “an easy one,” but the hunts end up being epic searches. So it’s with a huge grain of salt that they listen to his guarantee that today’s hunt will “really be an easy one.” Will today finally be the day?

Episode 8 Ghost Rider
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Ghost Rider

Aired on Jan 20, 2010

Dog believes in safety first, and today’s hunt puts this philosophy to the test. The fugitive’s problem with anger management increases the dangers of their already risky line of work. Dog warns the crew to be ready for anything as they head out. But an unexpected turn of events proves that even Dog and crew can be surprised.

Episode 9 Back in the Hood
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Back in the Hood

Aired on Jan 27, 2010

Dog doesn’t know it yet, but today’s bounty is about to take him on a trip down memory lane and test his investigative chops. With each lead propelling him closer and closer to his childhood haunts, Dog uses old-fashioned detective skills to track his prey. Even examining a suspect’s rubbish in a masterful example of “garbology” to uncover a hot lead.

Episode 10 One for the Road
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One for the Road

Aired on Feb 03, 2010

Dog is a big-hearted guy and today he’s proving it. He’s helping Mary Ellen, his friend and fellow bondsman, on a dangerous night hunt for a fugitive she is now regretting bailing out. He’s also giving his nephew Justin a second chance to rejoin the team. And if that isn’t enough, Dog’s also making a special visit to lift the spirits of a young boy facing numerous medical challenges.

Episode 11 Bait and Switch
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Bait and Switch

Aired on Mar 10, 2010

Things are seldom what they seem in the world of bounty hunting and it is through this maze of illusions that Dog pursues his prey. When the fugitive’s girlfriend offers to help Dog trap this dangerous felon Dog knows that someone is being deceived, the only question is whom?

Episode 12 True Identity
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True Identity

Aired on Mar 17, 2010

Dog knows that looks can be deceiving and today’s hunt makes this point crystal clear. The fugitive is pretty, petite, and trouble. She stands accused of settling an argument with the help of a box cutter. What Dog does not anticipate is how deceptive this femme fatale can truly be.

Episode 13 Secrets and Lies
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Secrets and Lies

Aired on Mar 24, 2010

What do you do when you have a fugitive you not only want to find, but believe can be helped back onto the straight and narrow? If you are Mary Ellen you call you good friend Dog. He not only has the ruthless tenacity to hunt down the most elusive of prey, but also the generousness of heart to offer hope to the most desperate.

Episode 14 Match Point
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Match Point

Aired on Mar 31, 2010

The day starts with Duane Lee and Leland facing off in the kind of court rarely associated with the Chapmans — a tennis court. At stake, as always, are bragging rights for which son can claim the title of “Chapman Champ.” But before a winner is declared duty calls and they are off on a hunt with Dog. The team chases a fugitive who has disappeared into a world of “no known” addresses. If they catch her she will be facing off with an opponent in very different kind of court.

Episode 15 Menehune Mischief
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Menehune Mischief

Aired on Apr 07, 2010

When Beth returns to the compound on the Big Island she finds a damaged SUV and two possible culprits — Dog or Justin. Pressed by Beth, Dog offers a third option. The perpetrators are Hawaii’s mythical mischief makers — the Menehune! As the team pursues their fugitive over volcanic mountain ranges and into the unmapped wilds of Puna, Dog regales the team with the lore of these magical beings. He also makes a promise: after catching their man he that will reveal the identity of the real mischief maker.

Episode 16 Mister Mom
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Mister Mom

Aired on Apr 14, 2010

It’s been quite a while since Tim Chapman put down his mace can and bulletproof vest to care for his growing family. When his old friend Dog calls asking for help tracking an elusive felon Tim jumps into action. Can he shake off the cobwebs and man-up for a bust or has he spent too many days being mister mom?

Episode 17 Bait & Snitch
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Bait & Snitch

Aired on Apr 21, 2010

When the local cops put out an APB for a client with a checked past, Dog springs into action. With the aid of the runner’s girlfriend the posse heads out to bring him in. Little does the team suspect that before the end of the day Dog will be helping to mend a family torn apart by violence.

Episode 18 Scared Straight
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Scared Straight

Aired on Apr 28, 2010

Back in Colorado Dog tracks a fugitive who is on the run from the law for the first time. Reading the file Dog knows the young man’s life is at the crossroads. He can either get back on the straight and narrow or careen down the road to wreck and ruin. Will Dog’s posse be able to track down this wanna-be-gangsta in time to convince him to make the right choice?

Episode 19 All My Children
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All My Children

Aired on Jun 02, 2010

For a guy who started life as a free spirited outlaw-biker Dog has certainly turned into a family man. His children touch everything he does today, from searching for the perfect gift for his daughter Cecily’s birthday to hunting a fugitive with a surprisingly intimate connection with his estranged son Tucker. Dog ends the day surrounded by family and friends celebrating Cecily’s 16th birthday.

Episode 20 Welcome to the Jungle
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Welcome to the Jungle

Aired on Jun 09, 2010

Only in Dog’s world would a bantam fighting rooster, a pregnant daughter, and a jungle safe house go together. And don’t forget the mopeds as well a group of hostile squatters on government land! They’re all part of the hunt for an elusive and clever criminal that takes Dog through the parts of Hawaii that tourists never get to see.

Episode 21 Bounty Baby
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Bounty Baby

Aired on Jun 16, 2010

What’s a father to do? When the cops ask Dog for help tracking down a renegade teen with a history of running hard, Baby Lyssa, eight months pregnant and counting, insists on joins the hunt. Can Dog keep his daughter safe and catch his man in time for Lyssa to make it to the hospital, or will this baby be born on the bounty?

Episode 22 Rain Check
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Rain Check

Aired on Jun 23, 2010

For Dog and Beth it’s not only another day in paradise, it’s their anniversary. Beth is hoping for a romantic dinner with her man, but she knows only too well that for Dog work always comes first. When another bondsman calls needing help tracking down a hardened con recently sprung from the Big House, Dog leads the crew into the wilds of the Big Island in hot pursuit. Will he get his man? Will Beth get her night on the town or add another rain check to her already large collection?

Episode 23 Love on the Run
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Love on the Run

Aired on Aug 04, 2010

Today Dog finds himself looking for more than one fugitive. He starts the day looking for a woman who has skipped out on her court date. But he soon learns that since she disappeared she has teamed up with a woman whose criminal exploits have attracted the attention of local media. Word on the street is that they are on the run together. In this case love isn’t the answer — in fact, it might be the problem.

Episode 24 Jump Start
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Jump Start

Aired on Aug 11, 2010

A big heart can be a problem for a bail bondsman and today’s hunt is a case in point. Dog gave a break to a young man with a drug problem who promised to enter drug rehab. But this commitment to rehabilitation seems to have ended when he bolted from the car on the way to a drug treatment center and went on the run. Now Dog has to track him down. Can he also set him right?

Episode 25 The Ice Man
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The Ice Man

Aired on Oct 06, 2010

Dog’s latest fugitive, doesn’t think small when it comes to illegal drugs: he was carrying almost a pound of methamphetamine when he was arrested. Now he’s on the run with his pregnant girlfriend on the high plains of Colorado. Dog and his team track him through rundown trailer parks, junkyards filled with rusted cars, and finally to a desolate country road where they have to make a risky nighttime bust.

Episode 26 Trouble in Paradise
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Trouble in Paradise

Aired on Oct 13, 2010

Dog is back in Hawaii and tracking a dangerous fugitive through the jungles of the Big Island. Their prey is being protected by a ring of family and friends that Dog must forcefully confront to bring in his man. Finally a hot tip sends Dog and team to a volcanic moonscape and a midnight raid.

Episode 27 Girl Power
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Girl Power

Aired on Oct 20, 2010

When Dog decides to spend the day caring for his newest granddaughter, Beth enlists the girls to hunt down a female fugitive. Heading into a dangerous part of town the ladies will use their feminine wiles to track this mother gone wrong.

Episode 28 Prodigal Son
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Prodigal Son

Aired on Oct 27, 2010

Fugitive beware: Dog’s rolling with extra power today. His old friends Tim Chapman and Sonny Westbrook are riding with the team, so their target, a thief with violent tendencies, is out of luck. When Dog learns that the fugitive is also a disrespectful son, he is more motivated to find his man. But once he finds him will Dog be able to work his magic and help heal this fractured family?

Episode 29 Family Ties
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Family Ties

Aired on Nov 03, 2010

Dog doesn’t have the whole team today and he’s got to catch a fugitive with a record of criminal assault. But when Dog finds the fugitive’s former girlfriend, she thinks he isn’t dangerous at all. As the team closes in on their target Dog begins to doubt her story. Will Dog find himself facing a violent offender or just a young man more in need of tough love than serious jail time?

Episode 30 Special Delivery
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Special Delivery

Aired on Dec 01, 2010

For months, this fugitive has been stringing Leland along with a series of barely believable excuses. Out of patience, Leland calls in the Big Dog. The team whole team heads out to put pressure on the family and friends of this imposing 300-pound felon. Then, a late-night call kicks Dog and crew into high gear. Is the lead legit?

Episode 31 Surface Scratches
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Surface Scratches

Aired on Dec 01, 2010

Dog’s latest quarry is running from abuse and assault charges. As Dog investigates, he discovers that this fugitive has gamed the system by jumping from one bond, and one bondsman, to another. With an assist from the bail bonds community, Dog plots to capture his prey in an arrest by appointment. But when Dog thinks the arrest is about to happen he is met with a man in a late-model sports car and a pocket full of cash. Is the hunt over or is it just beginning?

Episode 32 The Great Debate
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The Great Debate

Aired on Dec 08, 2010

When the co-signer of a bond is also romantically involved with the defendant, sometimes the bondman is put in the middle of a lover’s quarrel. But sometimes the defendant is a threat to the community and the cosigner asks the bondsman for protection. When Leland finds himself with a confusing case, Dog comes up with a unique plan to find out where the truth lies, and if freedom or jail is in the defendant’s future.

Episode 33 Facebooked
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Aired on Dec 15, 2010

Dog is in Denver helping Bobby Brown to track down a fugitive with a long rap sheet. But unfortunately they have no picture of the felon to work with, so the challenges are big on this one. But as the hunt unfolds Dog discovers a new source — the Facebook status of the girlfriend of the fugitive. Will the new social network give Dog the information he needs to capture his prey? Can this Dog learn new tricks?

Episode 34 Mano-a-Mano
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Aired on Dec 22, 2010

Back in Colorado, Dog`s on the hunt for a runner with more than a decade’s worth of trouble with the law. But the fugitive’s friends and family are reluctant to help Dog bring him in. Closing in on the one location they have, Dog knows he may have a family feud on his hands as he tries to bring this felon to justice.

Episode 35 The Road Show: Where Mercy is Shown
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The Road Show: Where Mercy is Shown

Aired on Dec 29, 2010

After releasing the second part of his autobiography, Dog and his family traveled across America, and this very special episode offers an intimate portrait of both the public and private moments of that journey. The plan was to promote the new book, but the trip soon turned into something much more for the Chapman family and their fans. Among the thousands of admirers greeting Dog and Beth at each stop, for some meeting Dog and Beth was their last dying wish. Others came to receive advice, hope and affirmation. Parents brought their troubled teens; many came to share stories of how Dog had inspired them to turn their lives around. As the book tour progressed, it quickly transformed into a crusade, a mission to help and honor those who struggle everyday to overcome the challenges that life has thrown in their way. It would also change Dog and Beth, and before they were done they would offer their public more than just compassion and wise words.

Episode 36 The Comeback Kid
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The Comeback Kid

Aired on Jan 12, 2011

Dog is back in Colorado chasing a young man with a taste for trouble. He’s fled to Texas but with his family’s house on the line Dog is willing to try a risky strategy. He enlists the family in an elaborate hoax to lure the runner home. With Dog tutoring them in the art of deceit the scam begins. Will his new pupils prove fast learners or will their divided loyalties undo the plan?

Episode 37 Tent City
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Tent City

Aired on Jan 19, 2011

Today’s hunt takes Dog far from the glittering hotels of Waikiki to the parts of Hawaii tourist rarely see, Oahu’s ramshackle tent cities. The team searches for a woman who has lost almost everything, her home, her family and her spirit. With no known address and only tips from questionable sources, Dog heads out to bring her to justice and try to bring hope back to her life.

Episode 38 Dead of Night
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Dead of Night

Aired on Jan 26, 2011

This hunt is personal. Dog’s good friend and fellow bondsman Chris is running out of time. He has only days to find his fugitive or risk losing his business. In his hunt Dog confronts duplicitous tipsters, vicious attack dogs, and hostile neighbors. When the clock striking midnight a new lead comes in. Will this informant prove anymore reliable than the rest?

Episode 39 Best Of ...
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Best Of ...

Aired on Jan 26, 2011
The bounty-hunter adventures of Duane "Dog" Chapman and his Posse are chronicled in this one hour "Best Of" special, featuring superlative memorable moments from the previous seven seasons.
Episode 40 The Montrose Files: The Million Dollar Man Pt. 1
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The Montrose Files: The Million Dollar Man Pt. 1

Aired on Mar 02, 2011

A small town bondsmen is in over his head, his business on the line, when he makes a desperate plea for help. Dog agrees and launches a high stake hunt through the desolate and dangerous mountain landscape of western Colorado in pursuit of a gun-loving survivalist with a million dollar bond on his head. Will Dog’s plan of using brains over brawn work?

Episode 41 The Montrose Files: The Million Dollar Man Pt. 2
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The Montrose Files: The Million Dollar Man Pt. 2

Aired on Mar 09, 2011

Once in Montrose, Dog discovers that the million dollar fugitive is not the young bondsman’s only problem. His kind heart and inexperience have led him to bail out a bevy of bail jumpers. Dog and Beth make it their mission to both clean up the mess and teach him the fundamentals of bondsmanship.

Episode 42 The Montrose Files: Round the Clock
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The Montrose Files: Round the Clock

Aired on Mar 16, 2011

There’s no rest for the righteous and nobody knows this better then the Dog. He is committed to saving his new friend’s bail bonding business, and now must race against time to bring a rogues gallery to justice in the High Sierra mountain town of Montrose, CO.

Episode 43 The Montrose Files: And Then There Were None
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The Montrose Files: And Then There Were None

Aired on Mar 23, 2011

Can Dog complete his mission to clean-up this frontier town? With four outlaws still on the lam, Dog sets out to bring ’em in. As day turns into night and with the darkness and the danger mounting, an undaunted Dog and team plan late night hits on the riskiest of locations–their targets’ homes.

Episode 44 Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?
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Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?

Aired on Mar 30, 2011

With a long record of violence and abuse and weighing in at over 200lbs, Dog’s target for the day does not sound like a gentle giant. When the trail grows cold Dog turns up the heat on the fugitive’s brother and sister. Will Dog’s relentless ruthlessness force the siblings to turn on their bad news brother?

Episode 45 Cap and Gown
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Cap and Gown

Aired on Apr 06, 2011

Other than bringing criminals to justice, one of Dog’s loves is teaching the next generation of bounty hunters the tricks of the trade. Today he has a new student. Friend of the family, Kili, is joining the team to help track down a runner on the Hawaiian island of Maui. This is not the only thing on their schedule, because after the hunt, Kili has to hurry off to his college graduation ceremony.

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