Dog the Bounty Hunter
Dog the Bounty Hunter was an American reality television series on A&E which chronicled Duane "Dog" Chapman's adventures as a fugitive recovery agent, or bounty hunter. With a few exceptions, the series took place in Hawaii or Dog's home state of Colorado.On May 21, 2012, A&E cancelled the series after eight seasons, citing the popular phrase: "Every dog has its day".
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Season 1Prime Video | A&E | A&E | Tubi TV | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Sep 1, 2004
Meet the Chapmans Sep 1, 2004 In the premiere episode, Dog defends his family name as he chases down a ""Chapman gone awry."" Floyd Chapman is a bail jumper with the same last name as Dog (but no relation). Dog uses a phone ruse to get information from Floyd's mother, then rocks his team into a state of aggressive anticipation to make the bust at Floyd's family home. - Summary from A&E's ""Dog"" website
S01 E02Sep 1, 2004
Father and Son Sep 1, 2004 Beth stays with the kids while Dog, Tim, and Justin go to Kona to help Leland with one of his fugitives. After arriving, Dog and Leland first stop at the gym to warm up for their day of hunting with a quick sparring session, where Dog opens up about how he had to fight to win Leland's love after he got out of prison, and how he was worried he'd lose Leland to a gang. Later, at Leland's office, Dog arranges an ""arrest by appointment,"" tricking a fugitive into coming to the office, then sets up his team to catch the runner when he arrives. - Summary from A&E's ""Dog"" website
S01 E03Sep 8, 2004
The Competition Sep 8, 2004 Two drug dealers have failed to appear in court, and Dog is on the hunt. He divides the group into two teams - the veterans (himself, Beth, and Tim) and the rookies (Leland and Justin) - and have them complete to see who can catch their guy first. While the veterans go after a potentially-dangerous man who's hiding out on the beach, the rookies must find a young Samoan woman who is on the run in her own community. Will Dog keep bragging rights as the best bounty hunter in the world, or will his young apprentices steal the mantle from him? - Summary from A&E's ""Dog"" website
S01 E04Sep 8, 2004
A Walk on the Wild Side Sep 8, 2004 Dog and his team hunt bail jumper Joseph Sampaio. The crew tirelessly searches under every rock in Waikaki's seedy underbelly, looking for some sign of the repeat offender and his girlfriend, or they'll lose the $20,000 bail. They hang on doors and pound the pavement at all the fugitive's local hangouts, but Dog has a secret mission that seems even harder to nail down . . . finding a clown to perform at a surprise birthday party for his brother, Tim. - Summary from A&E's ""Dog"" website
S01 E05Sep 15, 2004
Bounty Hunters Have Hearts Too Sep 15, 2004 Dog and his team search Honolulu's Chinatown for a young Samoan girl who's gone down the wrong path. The petty criminals and party animals of the underworld lionize Dog and lie to him, closing ranks to protect one of their own. After a frustrating day of hunting, Dog later has to keep his 3 and 5-year-old kids quiet during the 5th grade school play of his 11-year-old daughter. The next day, the search continues, and Dog enlists Ili Suka (his Samoan secret weapon) to help track down the fugitive. - Summary from A&E's ""Dog"" website
S01 E06Sep 22, 2004
Love's Labors Lost and Found Sep 22, 2004 While hunting an elusive deep sea fisherman, who turns out to spending a few days out on the ocean, Dog tries to plan a great Mother's Day for Beth, but he has trouble finding the kind of flowers she likes. - Summary from A&E's ""Dog"" website
S01 E07Sep 29, 2004
The Godfather of Waikiki Sep 29, 2004 Dog is hunting a man known as ""The Godfather of Waikiki."" Dog and Beth bailed him out as a courtesy, but how he is refusing to go to court. If Dog doesn't bring him in, it could cost him more than money . . . he may also lose his respect on the street. - Summary from A&E's ""Dog"" website
Season 2A&E | Tubi TV | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Apr 6, 2005
Baby's Back In Town Apr 6, 2005 Dog tries to nab a fugitive named Wayne by tricking him into believing he's won a vacuum cleaner, sending his visiting daughter, Lyssa, to deliver the prize and lure Wayne out of his house.
S02 E02Apr 6, 2005
Surprise! Surprise! Apr 6, 2005 Dog and his team pursue a heroin addict named Eugene. When they find him, Beth tells him about her first husband (whose life was ruined by heroin) and pleads with him to enter rehab. Meanwhile, Dog and Beth plan a surprise birthday party for Leland.
S02 E03Apr 13, 2005
No Ice In Paradise Apr 13, 2005 Dog and his team take part in an anti-drug parade, then pursue a convicted drug dealer named Pana. A woman with a score to settle helps Dog set a trap to catch him. - Summary from A&E's ""Dog"" website
S02 E04Apr 20, 2005
Fathers In Law Apr 20, 2005 Dog hunts a fugitive known as Bozo with help from the man's own father-in-law. Meanwhile, Dog's own father-in-law comes for a visit.
S02 E05May 11, 2005
Son of Dog May 11, 2005 Dog and his team hunt two fugitives: Stuart, a drug user, and Josephine, a drug seller. Meanwhile, Dog's oldest son joins the team.
S02 E06May 18, 2005
Bosco the Clown May 18, 2005 Dog and his team search for Bosco, a fugitive believed to be a methamphetamine addict.
Season 3A&E | Tubi TV | Rent or Buy
S03 E01Mar 29, 2006
You Snooze You Lose Mar 29, 2006 Federico is on Dog’s mind and not the remodel Beth has done to the office. This fugitive will prove to be difficult catch…and one “click” can send things in a whole different direction.
S03 E02Mar 29, 2006
Judgement Day Mar 29, 2006 Dog and the gang start the day by judging an elementary school talent contest. Later they move onto Bobby who is a parolee and the girlfriend is revoking bail. After a tense standoff Bobby reveals that he is both good and bad.
S03 E03Apr 5, 2006
Do Unto Others Apr 5, 2006 These two cases will show Dog wearing his heart on his sleeve. With Frankie trying to make a change Dog promises to help him out of jail. Next on the list is Christy with 87 prior arrests how nice will Dog be?
S03 E04Apr 12, 2006
Moms and Dads Apr 12, 2006 When drugs get involved the ruin the lives of the addict. First on the list is Mae who had a loving family but gave it all up for an Ice Pipe. Not far behind is Jude, Dog decides to send him to jail and Beth is left to talk to the girlfriend.
S03 E05Apr 26, 2006
A Helping Hand Apr 26, 2006 When a woman is being threatened by her abusive husband, Leland steps in to help protect her. Dog has made a promise to visit a young woman who is dying of cancer, Dog is very emotional and we learn something new about Dog
S03 E06May 3, 2006
Take Your Daughter to Work Day May 3, 2006 Federico is on Dog’s mind and not the remodel Beth has done to the office. This fugitive will prove to be difficult catch…and one “click” can send things in a whole different direction.
Season 4A&E | Tubi TV | Rent or Buy
S04 E01Apr 11, 2007
The Mystery of Mona Lisa Apr 11, 2007 Dog usually takes his job personally, but this time a case really hits home. First, he and Beth receive a special gift--a painting of Dog's recently deceased daughter, Barbara Katy. Everyone on the team needs to take a moment to recover from the emotional impact of that. But when Lyssa points out that the fugitive in Dog's next case has the same birth date as Barbara, Dog takes a special vow to capture the young woman so he can persuade her to avoid the same mistakes his daughter made.
S04 E02Apr 18, 2007
Rusty Cuffs Apr 18, 2007 A Hawaiian surfing hero is on a wave to nowhere and it's Dog's turn to play lifeguard. "Buttons," known throughout the islands for his prowess on the waves and his daring 360's, has wiped-out on the rocky shoals of drug addiction. This troubled legend has been losing his struggle with the "Big H" and Dog's search to find him is a voyage through the murky waters of homelessness and despair.
S04 E03Apr 25, 2007
Make a Wish Apr 25, 2007 Dog shows his love of justice and children in this poignant episode. He begins by giving encouragement to a group of handicapped children and making them honorary members of his posse. Dog and the team then start their search for Jacob, a fugitive who's abandoned his wife and children. When the hunt leads Dog to a meeting with Jacob's family, he asks Jacob's kids a question: If he could grant them one wish, what would it be? They wish for Dog to bring their daddy back. But can Dog do it?
S04 E04May 2, 2007
Tough Love May 2, 2007 Michael is out on bail for drug sales, theft, and violation of parole. Dog's after him for failing to appear in court and his only lead is Jen, his co-signer and girlfriend. When they hit her house she's nowhere to be found but her brother informs them he's worried because Michael has a history of abusing women and fears for his sister's safety. This news puts Dog on a mission to save Jen. Surprisingly the biggest hurdle to bring Michael in is convincing Jen to help the team! Working with Beth, Dog tries a clever variation of "good cop, bad cop" to win her over. Will the team succeed, or will the mysterious power Michael seems to hold over Jen keep her from doing the right thing?
S04 E05May 9, 2007
Surprise Ending May 9, 2007 Today, Dog and the boys are going after a fugitive with a serious price tag. Tim failed to appear in court on a $25,000 bond and has a string of theft charges behind him. When the team hits his apartment, they find a boot print on the door -- a souvenir of a police raid from only days earlier. Tim managed to evade the cops, but Dog is determined to put this fugitive behind bars. To get the job done, he'll find himself on an unusual journey before a unexpected tip leads to a surprising finish.
S04 E06May 16, 2007
The Big Wipe-Out May 16, 2007 A Hawaiian surfing hero is on a wave to nowhere and it's Dog's turn to play lifeguard. "Buttons," known throughout the islands for his prowess on the waves and his daring 360's, has wiped-out on the rocky shoals of drug addiction. This troubled legend has been losing his struggle with the "Big H" and Dog's search to find him is a voyage through the murky waters of homelessness and despair.
S04 E07May 30, 2007
You Can Bet on It! May 30, 2007 Kristine had a string of gambling and forgery charges before she jumped bail leaving Dog "holding the bag" -- in this case a $20,000 bond. Now it's time for Dog to call in some chits of his own, getting the help of trusty informants he's helped out over the years. Their tips will send him and the team on a multi-day tour though the low-rent hotels and illicit gaming houses of the Hawaii few tourists ever see. As the hunt stretches out, Dog amps up the pressure putting the squeeze on the very gaming rooms Kristine frequents. But when the hand plays to a close, Dog is in for a surprise when he discovers that he and Kristine share a common past.
Season 5A&E | Tubi TV | Rent or Buy
S05 E01Nov 6, 2008
Tricks of the Trade Nov 6, 2008 Dog tries to trick fugitive by making an appointment after discovering that she is working for an escort service.
S05 E02Feb 5, 2009
Jack & Jill (1) Feb 5, 2009 Dog visits the home of a couple of brother and sister fugitives as the begin tracking. Dog's instinct tells him not to believe the kid's mother when she says she has not seen them recently.
S05 E03Feb 5, 2009
Jack & Jill (2) Feb 5, 2009 The Chapman kids have some new bunnies and Dog shows them how to care for them properly, followed by pursuing a suspect in a case of animal cruelty.
S05 E04Feb 12, 2009
Island Hopper Feb 12, 2009 Dog helps a fellow bondsman when a fugitive from Washington state comes to Hawaii for a vacation.
S05 E05Feb 19, 2009
Nice Guys Finish Last Feb 19, 2009 Dog offers his help to a fellow bondsman in searching for a fugitive, which is made harder due to his lack of knowledge of the suspect.
S05 E06Mar 5, 2009
No Fly Zone Mar 5, 2009 Dog and his team must race against the airport when a fugitive is found to have booked a flight to Florida.
Season 6A&E | Tubi TV | Rent or Buy
S06 E01Dec 3, 2009
Wrong Turn (1) Dec 3, 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.
S06 E02Dec 3, 2009
Wrong Turn (2) Dec 3, 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.
S06 E03Dec 10, 2009
Midnight Run (1) Dec 10, 2009 This fugitive is known for running from the law, but Dog vows to get his man. Chasing leads is made difficult as they are false; they keep their eye on the target convinced this guy needs to be behind bars.
S06 E04Dec 10, 2009
Midnight Run (2) Dec 10, 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.
S06 E06Dec 17, 2009
Easy Rider (2) Dec 17, 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.
Season 7A&E | Tubi TV | Rent or Buy
S07 E01Oct 7, 2010
The Ice Man - Part 1 Oct 7, 2010 Dog's latest fugitive, doesn't think small when it comes to illegal drugs: he was carrying almost a pound of meth when he was arrested. Now he's on the run with his pregnant girlfriend on the high plains of Colorado.
S07 E02Oct 7, 2010
The Ice Man - Part 2 Oct 7, 2010 Dog's latest fugitive, doesn't think small when it comes to illegal drugs: he was carrying almost a pound of meth when he was arrested. Now he's on the run with his pregnant girlfriend on the high plains of Colorado.
S07 E03Oct 14, 2010
Trouble In Paradise - Part 1 Oct 14, 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.
S07 E04Oct 14, 2010
Trouble In Paradise - Part 2 Oct 14, 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.
S07 E05Oct 21, 2010
Girl Power Oct 21, 2010 The girls take control of the bounty today, Leland and Duane Lee are out sick and Dog decides to spend the day taking care of his granddaughter. Can the girls handle the bounty without the male muscle?
S07 E06Oct 28, 2010
Prodigal Sun Oct 28, 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?
S07 E07Nov 5, 2010
Family Ties Nov 5, 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?
Season 8A&E | Tubi TV | Rent or Buy
S08 E01Jan 5, 2012
And Baby Makes Three Jan 5, 2012 Leland has to attend a Lamaze class before he can join the hunt--another Chapman is on the way! But when Dog starts to go after this accused jewelry thief without his fastest son, he learns that this fugitive puts the "R" in runner. Dog now knows that only Leland's fleet feet can catch this criminal. And when the fugitive is finally cornered, Leland is in for the fight of his life!
S08 E02Jan 12, 2012
The Tender Trap Jan 12, 2012 Dog is up in the high plains of Colorado helping a fellow bondman bring his most elusive fugitives to justice. When Dog discovers today's prey is a notorious ladies man, he knows just how to lure him in. The trap includes a suggestive phone call, a motel rendezvous, and a crew of bounty hunters waiting in the next room ready to break up the party!
S08 E03Jan 19, 2012
Greed is Good Jan 19, 2012 Today's fugitive is accused of assaulting a police officer, so Dog and the team are not taking any chances. While on the Big Island and Dog convinces the felon's friends and family to join forces and then learns he has fled to another island. So Dog has to play on his target's greed and deploy some modern technology to set a trap for this runner.
S08 E04Jan 26, 2012
Tears for Fears Jan 26, 2012 There are few louder wake-up calls than coming-to in a jail cell with no idea how you got there. Add the media splashing the news of your arrest on every TV channel, and if your name is Lyssa Chapman you know you are in for a rough day. Surprisingly, when this happens to Baby Lyssa, she steps-up and befriends a woman who is waging a very personal battle against drug addiction.
S08 E05Feb 2, 2012
Picture This Feb 2, 2012 A fugitive with a long criminal record has fled to Hawaii, and the bondsman on the mainland has asked Dog and the Posse for help. Dog doesn't have much information to work with, but he can use the felon's desire to impress his friends to track him down.
S08 E06Feb 2, 2012
Tag, You're It Feb 2, 2012 They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks but that's not the case with "Dog" Chapman. To his traditional bounty hunting tools of confidential informants, canvassing, and silver-tongued subterfuge the world's greatest bounty hunter has added Facebook! A word to the wise for those on the run-post at your own peril, the Dog is watching!