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Dog the Bounty Hunter

IMDB Logo5.2/10
Documentary Crime Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)2004 - 20168 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Free Services Prime Video A&E 

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".Dog the Bounty Hunter featuring Duane 'Dog' Chapman and Leland Chapman has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Prime Video, streaming via tv everywhere with A&E (Via Cable/Satellite Provider), free on Tubi TV, and 3 others. It's an action & adventure and crime show with 257 episodes over 8 seasons. Dog the Bounty Hunter is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a less than average IMDb audience rating of 5.2 (3,953 votes).

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205 episodes (80%) are available to watch free online (Tubi TV).

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17 episodes (7%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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217 episodes (84%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (A&E).

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233 episodes (91%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Microsoft).

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Meet the Chapmans

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Sep 1, 2004
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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

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Season 01, Episode 02 Father and Son

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Sep 1, 2004
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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

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Season 01, Episode 03 The Competition

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Sep 8, 2004
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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

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Season 01, Episode 04 A Walk on the Wild Side

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Sep 8, 2004
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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

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Season 01, Episode 05 Bounty Hunters Have Hearts Too

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Sep 15, 2004
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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

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Season 01, Episode 06 Love's Labors Lost and Found

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Sep 22, 2004
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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

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Season 01, Episode 07 The Godfather of Waikiki

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Sep 29, 2004
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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

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Baby's Back In Town

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Apr 6, 2005
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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.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Surprise! Surprise!

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Apr 6, 2005
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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.

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Season 02, Episode 03 No Ice In Paradise

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Apr 13, 2005
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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

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Season 02, Episode 04 Fathers In Law

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Apr 20, 2005
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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.

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Season 02, Episode 05 Son of Dog

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May 11, 2005
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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.

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Season 02, Episode 06 Bosco the Clown

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May 18, 2005
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Bosco the Clown May 18, 2005 Dog and his team search for Bosco, a fugitive believed to be a methamphetamine addict.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Brother's Keeper

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Jun 1, 2005
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Brother's Keeper Jun 1, 2005 The whole family travels to Kona to help Leland capture some of his own fugitives.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 You Snooze You Lose

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Mar 29, 2006
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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.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Judgement Day

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Mar 29, 2006
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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.

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Season 03, Episode 03 Do Unto Others

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Apr 5, 2006
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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?

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Season 03, Episode 04 Moms and Dads

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Apr 12, 2006
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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.

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Season 03, Episode 05 A Helping Hand

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Apr 26, 2006
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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

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Season 03, Episode 06 Take Your Daughter to Work Day

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May 3, 2006
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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.

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Season 03, Episode 07 In Sickness and in Health

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May 10, 2006
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In Sickness and in Health May 10, 2006 Dog is sick but still hunts for a fugitive named James. A surprise in the fugitive’s bedroom will lead someone away in cuffs.

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 The Mystery of Mona Lisa

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Apr 11, 2007
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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.

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Season 04, Episode 02 Rusty Cuffs

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Apr 18, 2007
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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.

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Season 04, Episode 03 Make a Wish

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Apr 25, 2007
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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?

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Season 04, Episode 04 Tough Love

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May 2, 2007
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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?

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Season 04, Episode 05 Surprise Ending

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May 9, 2007
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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.

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Season 04, Episode 06 The Big Wipe-Out

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May 16, 2007
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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.

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Season 04, Episode 07 You Can Bet on It!

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May 30, 2007
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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.

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Season 5

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Season 05, Episode 01 Tricks of the Trade

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Nov 6, 2008
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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.

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Season 05, Episode 02 Jack & Jill (1)

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Feb 5, 2009
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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.

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Season 05, Episode 03 Jack & Jill (2)

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Feb 5, 2009
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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.

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Season 05, Episode 04 Island Hopper

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Feb 12, 2009
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Island Hopper Feb 12, 2009 Dog helps a fellow bondsman when a fugitive from Washington state comes to Hawaii for a vacation.

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Season 05, Episode 05 Nice Guys Finish Last

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Feb 19, 2009
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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.

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Season 05, Episode 06 No Fly Zone

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Mar 5, 2009
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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.

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Season 05, Episode 07 Teaching Moment

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Mar 12, 2009
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Teaching Moment Mar 12, 2009 Dog takes his son-in-law Travis on his first hunt after he makes a mistake and signs off on a fugitive's questionable bond.

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Season 6

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Season 06, Episode 01 Wrong Turn (1)

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Dec 3, 2009
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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.

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Season 06, Episode 02 Wrong Turn (2)

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Dec 3, 2009
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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.

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Season 06, Episode 03 Midnight Run (1)

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Dec 10, 2009
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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.

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Season 06, Episode 04 Midnight Run (2)

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Dec 10, 2009
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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.

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Season 06, Episode 05 Easy Rider (1)

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Dec 17, 2009
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Easy Rider (1) Dec 17, 2009

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Season 06, Episode 06 Easy Rider (2)

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Dec 17, 2009
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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.

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Season 06, Episode 07 The Hunt for Santa (1)

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Dec 24, 2009
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The Hunt for Santa (1) Dec 24, 2009 Dog decides he needs to help his son Garry believe in Santa Claus again. So now the Dog, with a...

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Season 7

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Season 07, Episode 01 The Ice Man - Part 1

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Oct 7, 2010
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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.

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Season 07, Episode 02 The Ice Man - Part 2

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Oct 7, 2010
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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.

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Season 07, Episode 03 Trouble In Paradise - Part 1

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Oct 14, 2010
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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.

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Season 07, Episode 04 Trouble In Paradise - Part 2

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Oct 14, 2010
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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.

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Season 07, Episode 05 Girl Power

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Oct 21, 2010
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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?

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Season 07, Episode 06 Prodigal Sun

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Oct 28, 2010
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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?

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Season 07, Episode 07 Family Ties

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Nov 4, 2010
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Family Ties Nov 4, 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?

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Season 8

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Season 08, Episode 01 And Baby Makes Three

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Jan 5, 2012
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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!

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Season 08, Episode 02 The Tender Trap

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Jan 12, 2012
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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!

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Season 08, Episode 03 Greed is Good

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Jan 19, 2012
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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.

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Season 08, Episode 04 Tears for Fears

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Jan 26, 2012
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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.

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Season 08, Episode 05 Picture This

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Feb 2, 2012
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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.

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Season 08, Episode 06 Tag, You're It

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Feb 2, 2012
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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!

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Season 08, Episode 07 Family Affair

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Feb 9, 2012
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Family Affair Feb 9, 2012 Dog likes to say, "The apple doesn't fall far from the tree," and this is a hunt where that is true. So will Dog be able to use one family member's troubled ways to catch another one in trouble with the law?

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