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".
Where to Watch Dog the Bounty Hunter
Below you'll find every episode from all 8 season of Dog the Bounty Hunter.
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Season 1A&E | DirecTV Now | 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 | DirecTV Now | 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.