The Rockford Blog explores political and cultural issues past and present in Rockford, Illinois.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
How To Do The Rockford Turnaround
James Rockford is a low rent, ex con private detective. He barely works enough to keep his 1974 Pontiac Firebird. Or 1975 Pontiac as he bought a new one for each year the series was on television, but declined to do so after 1978 because he hated the new design. In that Pontiac James Rockford created what famously became known as The Rockford Turnaround, a maneuver he used to avoid anyone following him.