The Mystery Of Mona Lisa 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.
Rusty Cuffs Dog finds himself fighting two enemies - the law and his inner demons. He continues his legal battle to fight extradition to Mexico in connection with his 2003 capture of fugitive rapist Andrew Luster. His other struggle is private. Demoralized by his arrest on the extradition warrant, Dog questions whether he really has the hunger to ever bounty hunt again.
Make A Wish 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?
Tough Love 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?
Suprise Ending 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.
The Big Wipe-Out 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.
You Can Bet On It 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.
Fly Boy Dog told him not to go, but Charles went anyway, skipping to Oregon against the terms of his bail. Now Dog has a tip that Charles plans to slip back into Honolulu. With $30,000 on the line Dog knows he can leave little to chance. He needs someone Charles won't recognize to track him inside the airport when his plane lands. The team decides that Baby Lyssa is it, so with a little help from Beth and a sexy brunette wig, the team is soon barreling towards the airport with the brand new weapon: a petit brunette in sunglasses who even Dog doesn't quite recognize.
Guns & Ice Dog's got a twofer on his hands, but the cases couldn't be more different. The first is a woman whose family wants her back in jail, the other is a former choirboy whose family ties are strong. Darlene's been busted for third degree promotion and her sister, fed up with her behavior, wants off the bond. Dog will do his best to straighten her out but he has his doubts about making a difference. The following day is Dog's birthday but that won't stop him from chasing a fugitive named Fred who is facing firearms charges. Dog doesn't relish the thought of going after an alleged gunslinger on his birthday but he's never one to avoid a challenge. Dog's hunch is that Fred is a mama's boy, and while he has some doubts, in the end will his instincts pay off?
The Good Fight Dog and Beth have to be at the state capitol bright and early to receive an award for their fight against ice in Hawaii. Afterwards, they're inspired to start the hunt for Shanna, an alleged ice user and identity thief with $80,000 in bonds. Working two informants Dog and the posse begin to close in on their target. And with good tips and some hard work, Dog finds Shanna and her boyfriend living in a van next to a cemetery just as the sun is going down. Can Dog convince Shanna to give up her bad habits before her graveyard address becomes permanent?
The Last Call Dog thinks he's got an average day of bounty hunting ahead of him, but he couldn't be more wrong. Beth calls a client, Daphne, whose bond they have to revoke and makes a shocking discovery: Daphne's cosigner on her bond and ex-boyfriend, Bobby, has just committed suicide. Soon a sobbing Daphne turns herself in and Dog has his hands full trying to console her when another fugitive arrives at the office also to surrender. But it's not until Bobby's grieving mother arrives to confront Daphne that the emotional fireworks really start flying. It is a day filled with pain, sorrow and forgiveness - a day the Dog and the Da Kine team will never forget.
The Smackdown Of Baby Lyssa The co-signer on this bond is seven months pregnant, and she says that the man she bailed out has threatened her safety and has been running amok on the streets. Now Dog and the posse have got to revoke John's bail. After meeting with the cosigner they hatch a plan to use several of John's friends to lure him to a high rise apartment. But when night falls, their plan goes awry -- leaving a member of the team alone and in harm's way!
A Friend In Need Roger has 27 prior arrests, spent years in jail and doesn't want to go back. But he's missed court and now Dog has to bring him in. To complicate matters, this fugitive lives in a tightly-knit community, which means that while almost everyone the team talks to knows Roger, not all of them are going to give Dog good information. So Dog and the posse have to charm this protective community by playing with the kids and reaching out to old friends. They follow every lead and eventually they come up with a new kind of fugitive capture.
Your Lying Eyes Kolani's on the run, left his wife to look after four kids and left Dog holding the bag for the $10k bond. Apparently the lure of the streets and other women have drawn him away from his commitments. But love is strong and it isn't easy for the team to get the truth. So their pursuit on this case takes them into some parts of Ohau, and the human heart, that few of us will ever see.
Crime Don't Pay Today the crew is hunting for Holly, a car thief. She's one of Tim's bonds and the entire Dog crew knows that means trouble--or at least a long and difficult chase. As the hunt starts, Tim's got nothing but a photograph to work with until an informant calls to say he knows where Holly is at that very moment. Tim's anxiety mounts as he tries to get the team on the road before the informant loses track of Holly's whereabouts. The team is less than convinced that the tipster will pay-off. Will Tim be able get a quick capture or will he lose his "Race Against Time"?
Twisted Love Dog is tracking down Cecilia, who's wanted for aggravated car theft, but she's nowhere to be found. Her girlfriend and co-signer has gone missing too. Just when the trail goes stone cold, a friend with an ax to grind leads the team to the cosigner's empty apartment where they hatch a plan to lure her back. In less than the time it takes to say "regulators mount up" the once elusive cosigner is on the phone, looking for a fight and speeding home. The team takes cover and waits, but is Cecilia far behind?
Where The Wild Things Are Dog, Beth and the team are in Colorado and today they face a special Chapman challenge - getting the kids to camp. After the drop-off, Dog is more than ready to track down a fugitive. Robin disposed of a body after a homicide, and now he's skipped his court date. This wild chase is full of surprises - Dog and the team hit a series of addresses, search the rough terrain of an open prairie and confront a jealous husband - and Beth is in the middle of all of this while also on the phone trying to help homesick Garry stick with camp. But as the hunt draws to a close, the biggest surprise is still to come.
No Love Still Bounty hunts are always full of surprises and that is very true today. Dog is in search of a potentially dangerous fugitive, he's only 19 and charged with kidnapping and menacing. In other words the kind of criminal Dog likes to get off the streets. But the case takes an unexpected turn when the Chapman clan ends up in a confrontation with the suspect's family. Will things get out of hand or will Dog use his legendary sliver tongue to avert a violent showdown? And as Dog learns more about the fugitive and his case, nothing is quite what it appears to be.
Day Of The Dog Dog and the team are back in Colorado hunting bounties. Today's fugitive has a long rap sheet and a reputation for packing heat. With nothing but an address and phone number, the team heads out on the hunt. When they get to his girlfriend's pad, no one answers. But Dog's sixth sense tingles when he hears a puppy scratching at the door of the apartment...he knows it's worth sticking around. The stakeout is long and tense. And when they get him, the fugitive is not quite what his record would suggest.
The Time To Cry Kimo does a vanishing act for his day in court and now Dog and the posse have to find him. With precious few leads to follow Dog turns to the fugitive's on again-off-again girlfriend, but she's initially reluctant to join the hunt. It's up to Dog to try to calm her fears and convince her that getting Kimo into jail is in the best interests of all concerned. But once she signs up the chase is a wild and wooly ride.
Up On The Roof Dog and the family are back in Colorado and are about to make one of their most exciting captures ever. On his search he'll encounter a felon with history of violence and an alleged affection for sawed-off shotguns, a desperate addict crying for help, and a brave informant who'll risk it all to help Dog bring the fugitive to justice. And when the adrenaline-fueled arrest goes down, every family member will play a critical role.
Family Business Dog and the Chapman clan start their hunt today with another well-established bail bonding family. And in fact as Dog's fame has grown, so have his responsibilities. So in addition to tracking down two felons on the lam, Dog has to prepare for a goodwill and fundraising trip to Mooseheart, one of America's largest homes for children in need. Can he catch his prey in time to be there for the kids?
Felons Interrupted Dog is back in Hawaii confronted with two alleged felons who are in crisis. Family and friends of these bondees are convinced that they are getting into further trouble while awaiting trial, so Dog and the posse have to bring these men back to the relative safety of jail. In both cases addiction has a powerful hold on their targets, and so Dog's motto of "find 'em and fix 'em" is truly at work.
Let It Snow Christopher is barely 21, already has history of domestic abuse and assault, and now he's facing major time in a room without a view. This hunt won't be easy for Dog - the leads are few, informers and family are not forthcoming, and the posse has to confront a freak April blizzard as well. Braving freezing temperatures, blowing snow, and treacherous highways, they hunt through the day and into the night. But as darkness draws close the leads are as cold as ice... until an unexpected call turns the trail red hot.
Rush From Judgment Facing hard time for forging checks, Melissa pulled a vanishing act at her sentencing hearing, bolting from the courthouse in broad daylight. Lucky for her bondsman, Dog and his posse are in Colorado and ready to help. A tip from an informant sends the team racing to the felon's safe house, but after surrounding it they discover she's skipped again! Dog's plan is to stirs up the neighborhood while working the phones and hoping for a breakthrough. In the end it will be Beth's skill at this high stakes game of hide-and-go-seek that brings this elusive lady to justice.
Burn & Return Dog is busy. First he's after a fugitive who is allegedly an expert in the game of "burn and return" - shoplifting goods to return them for cash refunds. But he's not easy to track - on the bail application the fugitive's father answers the question "how long have you known this individual" by writing "too long." Making matters worst the fugitive is now homeless, sending Dog and the team on a hunt through the soup kitchens and parks of Colorado Springs. But as the team closes in for the catch they get a big surprise which sends them after a second fugitive who presents challenges of her own.
Stormy Weather Going after two fugitives in one day is tough enough without the facing Colorado's notoriously unpredictable weather. Today it's the threat of sever thunderstorm, hail and area wide tornado warnings. When Dog ask his bail bond friend Mary to give him her toughest character, she responds by sending him in pursuit of a fugitive with a history of over 25 years of run-ins with the law. Second on the docket is a wounded vet recently returned from combat in Iraq. When he tells Dog that "he'd rather die than go back to jail," Dog knows that the bad weather will be the least of his worries today.
One For The Money It hurts Dog to see people who after years of walking the straight and narrow, suddenly lose their way. But today's case is a member of the law enforcement community who has recently gone astray, and that truly troubles the Dog. Not only does Moses know the tricks of the trade, there's the possibility he's packing his government issued handgun. Although the hunt is long, the ending is hopeful, because Dog comes to believe that with the help of a supportive family this fugitive might just make it. And in fact for Dog's second case, family is an essential part of bringing the fugitive to justice.
Reality Check Dog is back in Denver and in hot pursuit of a woman wanted for identity theft. The sad reality is that the identify which has been robbed is her own. She's traded in a bright future for a life on the wrong side of the law. Dog and the posse trawl through Colorado Springs' skid row, hitting dive bars, greasy spoons and no-tell motels looking for leads as they hunt down this good girl gone bad. The case take a turn when Dog gets the fugitive on the phone and instead of accepting his offer to turn herself in, she taunts him with the claim that she'll never be caught. This only steels Dog's resolve.
No Piece Of Cake Being hunted by the Dog is a lousy way to celebrate your birthday but that's exactly the spot that Robert finds himself in today. He's missed his court date, quit his job, and vacated his last known address. With precious little to go on Dog and the team turn to Robert's extended family. The hunt leads them through the homes of the fugitive's aunts, uncles, and various cousins. Some are forthright, and others are less so, and it's Dog's job to determine whom he can trust. Finally, the hunt comes down to a single tip that Robert is on his way to a relative's apartment. The team surrounds the apartment lying in wait. The question on everyone's mind, "Is Dog right?"
Prayers And Mace Both brother Tim and fellow Honolulu bondsman James need Dog's help to track down their hard to find fugitives. The two cases on the docket today are challenging, especially the hunt for Gregory, a felon with a lengthy rap sheet. A quick check of his file reveals an ominous fact, the cops have declared him "armed and dangerous." The other fugitive is woman who has abandoned the responsibilities of motherhood for the lure of the ice pipe. What the team will discover as they hunt down this dyspeptic duo is that the damage drugs do is visited not just on the individual but far too often on their entire family.
New Dog In Town It's Beth's birthday and Dog knows just what she needs, whether she knows it or not! He surprises Beth with Delilah, a Papillion puppy small enough to sit in the palm of her hand. Beth is so taken with the little creature that she insists on taking the puppy with her on today's bounty. It's a revocation put in motion when Joshua's co-signer leaves town for California. With Delilah in tow they head out to catch their man, the puppy having no clue that today's adventure will include its first visit to a bowling alley and an introduction to pepper spray.
Trick Or Treat It's Halloween, and before Dog and Beth can help the kids carve their pumpkins, they have some business to attend to. It involves knocking on doors and meeting the neighbors but instead of hunting for treats they're on the search for a fugitive. Their quarry is Robert, a tattoo artist with a bad habit of missing his court dates. Dog's first stop is the fugitive's house where they make an alarming discovery; Robert appears to collects weapon, lots of them. After questioning the neighbors Dog heads off to Robert's tattoo parlor. Does the fugitive's fondness for stockpiling weapons in his home extend to his place of work?
Girl Trouble Dog and the team have girl trouble in this case. Krystal jumped bail and seems to have vanished into the high plains of Colorado. To make matters worse, she's running with her lover (and bond co-signer) Carrie. But Thelma and Louise they ain't. As the pursuit unfolds, the team descends into a frightening suburban dystopia where behind well-manicured lawns and handsome facades, the houses harbor dark secrets. An escaped convict, a grieving mother, and a kid with a hidden AK-47 - Dog will see it all as he attempts to bring this bad girl to justice and help her find a new path.
Seeing The Light Leland and Dog make a quick visit to the police supply store to get some new gadgets for the team. But they can't linger because they've also got a fugitive to catch. Their target is reputed to have an explosive temper - she's facing terrorist-threatening charges. Dog fears that drugs may be exacerbating her problems and raising the danger level for the posse. The trail starts out cold, but Dog leads his pack through rural Hawaii to make a clever capture and a powerful ride to jail.
When A Stranger Calls When an offender with a long record ducks his day in court, Bobby Brown knows whom to call - The Dog! And knowing that few souls can resist Beth's clever persuasion, Dog gives her the job of luring the fugitive in. The big question is, with a trap in place and the minutes ticking away, will the fugitive show?
Tricks Of The Trade They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but what if it's The Dog doing the teaching? Today's target is wanted on domestic abuse charges, but when Dog discovers she works for an escort service he opts for a new twist on an old ruse - arrest by appointment. The problem? This fugitive doesn't seem to get along any better at work than she does at home.