Dog the Bounty Hunter


Dog the Bounty Hunter
Dog the Bounty Hunter follows the exploits of real-life bounty hunter Duane "Dog" Chapman, who runs Da Kine Bail Bonds in beautiful Honolulu, on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Aided by his team of family coworkers - partner/wife, Beth Smith; son, Leland; "brother," Tim - Dog always gets his man. They first appeared in an episode of A&E's "Take This Job," a 2003 series in which people with unusual occupations were profiled, and now Dog and his team are back in their very own series.

Genre: Action and Adventure, Reality

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  • Watch Dog the Bounty Hunter Season 8

    • Episode 22

      22. Big Brother

      aired: Sat, Jun 16, 2012

      /Today's case involves a Samoan so Dog knows that the runner's close-knit kinfolk hold the keys to bringing him in. Dog's plan is to convince family that everyone is best served if the fugitive mans-up and takes care of business.

    • Episode 21

      21. God Looks on the Heart

      aired: Sat, Jun 16, 2012

      This fugitive's sketchy associates and footloose ways spell trouble for Dog in today's hunt. When the leads grow cold it's the US Postal Service to the rescue as a mail carrier lends a helping hand.

    • Episode 20

      20. Behind the Scenes

      aired: Sat, Jun 9, 2012

      Today the cameras are turned around, as we get a tour of life "behind the scenes" on Dog the Bounty Hunter. Using interviews with Dog and the posse, the TV crew, and never before seen footage.

    • Episode 19

      19. Luck Be A Lady

      aired: Sat, Jun 2, 2012

      Dog and company head to the Big Island in pursuit of two courthouse no-shows only to find that one of them appears to be posting status updates from Southern California.

    • Episode 18

      Season 8, Episode 18

      aired: Wed, May 9, 2012

      Curiously, it is the domestic cases that bring out the puppy-love side of Dog's devotion to Beth. Today case is a prime example as Dog insists on joining his leading lady in her car as they pursue their fugitive. How long will the honeymoon last?

    • Episode 17

      17. Who's the Boss

      aired: Wed, May 2, 2012

      When can a bounty hunt also be a date? When Dog and Beth decide to ride in the same SUV as they pursue a run away fugitive, will their different approaches to the investigation lead to a capture and romance?

    • Episode 16

      16. Ties That Bind

      aired: Wed, Apr 25, 2012

      With Duane Lee back on the team, the rift in the Chapman clan appears over. But will time heal this wound or make it worse? As the family heads out for the seedier side of Honolulu in search of an erotic dancer, we will find out if the wound is truly healed.

    • Episode 15

      15. Higher Power

      aired: Wed, Apr 18, 2012

      In a last ditch attempt to bring the team back together, Dog recruits his pastor, Time Story, to be the peacemaker. As Dog begins his hunt for a young man who has trouble showing up at court, Tim has his own mission--convince Duane Lee to meet with him.

    • Episode 14

      14. Fight Like A Girl

      aired: Wed, Apr 11, 2012

      This one is close to home. Dog's target on today's hunt is the cousin of Kali, Garry Boy's caregiver. In addition she has a reputation as a brawler. With Duane Lee still missing from the team Baby Lyssa decides she will step-up in this hunt.

    • Episode 13

      13. All Grown Up

      aired: Wed, Apr 4, 2012

      Dog has dropped Duane Lee from the team, and Leland is feeling caught in the middle. When Leland confronts Dog and Beth about the decision tempers flare. But they have to come together to answer a cry for help from a mother who feels that the safest place for her daughter is jail.

    • Episode 12

      12. A House Divided

      aired: Wed, Apr 4, 2012

      Cecily has graduated from High School and Dog believes the time is right to show her what the family business is all about. The rough and tumble world of bounty hunting is very different than the all girls private school she attended and Cecily is reluctant to hit the mean streets with Dog. But by days end a Chapman is a Chapman.

    • Episode 11

      11. Short Handed

      aired: Wed, Mar 28, 2012

      Dog and Duane Lee can't agree about what role Duane Lee should have in the family business, and the simmering tensions come to a head when Duane Lee is accused of denting Dog's SUV. But the family comes together as they set out to hunt a chronic violator with an open warrant and a wife who has an odd request for Dog.

    • Episode 10

      10. Photo Op

      aired: Wed, Mar 28, 2012

      Dog is in Colorado helping a fellow bondsmen clean up his files. The target today has a history of violence, and apparently plans to re-locate without notifying the proper authorities. Unfortunately the team is missing a key player, Duane Lee is MIA today distracted by his new lady love.

    • Episode 9

      9. Cutting the Apron Strings

      aired: Wed, Mar 21, 2012

      It takes years to become a seasoned bondsman, and the tenderfoot Alysin has a lot to learn. She not only bailed out a man facing charges of theft on just his promise to pay the fee but also without a co-signer for his bond. And sparks fly between Beth and Duane Lee when he questions Beth's decision to go on the hunt with Dog leading the charge!

    • Episode 8

      8. Training Day

      aired: Wed, Mar 21, 2012

      Two different young men; one has a taste for larceny, the other for strong sprits, both have a bad bad habit of missing their court dates. Looking over their files Dog senses that they have another trait in common, both are a little too tied to their mothers. Dog makes it part of his mission to offer some fatherly advice to these wanted men.

    • Episode 7

      7. A Family Affair

      aired: Wed, Feb 8, 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?

    • Episode 6

      Season 8, Episode 6

      aired: Wed, Feb 1, 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.

    • Episode 5

      Season 8, Episode 5

      aired: Wed, Feb 1, 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!

    • Episode 4

      4. Tears For Fears

      aired: Wed, Jan 25, 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.

    • Episode 3

      Season 8, Episode 3

      aired: Wed, Jan 18, 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.

    • Episode 2

      2. The Tender Trap

      aired: Wed, Jan 11, 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!

    • Episode 1

      1. And Baby Makes Three

      aired: Wed, Jan 4, 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!

  • Watch Dog the Bounty Hunter Season 6

    • Episode 24

      24. Jump Start

      aired: Wed, Aug 11, 2010

      A big heart can be a problem for a bail bondsman and today's hunt is a case in point. Dog gave a break to a young man with a drug problem who promised to enter drug rehab. But this commitment to rehabilitation seems to have ended when he bolted from the car on the way to the drug treatment center and went on the run. Now Dog has to track him down. Can he also set him right?

    • Episode 23

      23. Love on the Run

      aired: Wed, Aug 4, 2010

      Today Dog finds himself looking for more than one fugitive. He starts the day looking for a woman who has skipped out on her court date. But he soon learns that since she disappeared she has teamed up with a woman whose criminal exploits have attracted the attention of local media. Word on the street is that they are on the run together.

    • Episode 22

      22. Rain Check

      aired: Wed, Jun 23, 2010

      For Dog and Beth it's not only another day in paradise, it's their anniversary. Beth is hoping for a romantic dinner with her man, but she knows only too well that for Dog work always comes first. When another bondsman calls needing help tracking down a hardened con recently sprung from the Big House, Dog leads the crew into the wilds of the Big Island in hot pursuit. Will he get his man?

    • Episode 21

      21. Bounty Baby

      aired: Wed, Jun 16, 2010

      What's a father to do? When the cops ask Dog for help tracking down a renegade teen with a history of running hard, Baby Lyssa, eight months pregnant and counting, insists on joining the hunt. Can Dog keep his daughter safe and catch his man in time for Lyssa to make it to the hospital, or will this baby be born on the bounty?

    • Episode 20

      TBA

      aired: Wed, Sep 9, 2009

      Only in Dog's world would a bantam fighting cock, a pregnant daughter, and a jungle safe house go together. And don't forget the mopeds as well a group of hostile squatters on government land! They're all part of the hunt for an elusive and clever criminal that takes Dog through the parts of Hawaii that tourists never get to see.

    • Episode 19

      Father of the Bride

      aired: Wed, Sep 9, 2009

      For a guy who started life as a free spirited outlaw-biker Dog has certainly turned into a family man. His children touch everything he does today, from searching for the perfect gift for his daughter Cecily's birthday to hunting a fugitive with a surprisingly intimate connection with his estranged son Tucker. Dog ends the day surrounded by family and friends celebrating Cecily's 16th birthday.

    • Episode 18

      18. Scared Straight

      aired: Wed, Apr 28, 2010

      Back in Colorado Dog tracks a fugitive who is on the run from the law for the first time. Reading the file Dog knows the young man's life is at the crossroads. He can either get back on the straight and narrow or careen down the road to wreck and ruin. Will Dog's posse be able to track down this wanna-be-gansta in time to convince him to make the right choice?

    • Episode 17

      17. Bait & Snitch

      aired: Wed, Apr 21, 2010

      When the local cops put out an APB for a client with a checkered past, Dog springs into action. With the aid of the runner's girlfriend the posse heads out to bring him in. Little does the team suspect that before the end of the day Dog will be helping to mend a family torn apart by violence.

    • Episode 16

      16. Mister Mom

      aired: Wed, Apr 14, 2010

      It's been quite a while since Tim Chapman put down his mace can and bulletproof vest to care for his growing family. When his old friend Dog calls asking for help tracking an elusive felon Tim jumps into action.Can he shake off the cobwebs and man-up for a bust or has he spent too many days being mister mom?

    • Episode 15

      15. Menehune Mischief

      aired: Wed, Apr 7, 2010

      When Beth returns to the compound on the Big Island she finds a damaged SUV and two possible culprits - Dog or Justin. Pressed by Beth, Dog offers a third option. The perpetrators are Hawaii's mythical mischief makers - the Menehune! As the team pursues their fugitive over volcanic mountain ranges and into the unmapped wilds of Puna, Dog regales the team with the lore of these magical beings.

    • Episode 14

      14. Match Point

      aired: Wed, Mar 31, 2010

      The day starts with Duane Lee and Leland facing off in the kind of court rarely associated with the Chapmans a tennis court. At stake, as always, are bragging rights for which son can claim the title of Chapman Champ. But before a winner is declared duty calls and they are off on a hunt with Dog. The team chases a fugitive who has disappeared into a world of 'no known' addresses.

    • Episode 13

      Three's Company Part 1

      aired: Thu, Aug 27, 2009

      What do you do when you have a fugitive you not only want to find, but believe can be helped back onto the straight and narrow? If you're Mary Ellen you call you good friend Dog. He not only has the ruthless tenacity to hunt down the most elusive of prey, but also the generousness of heart to offer hope to the most desperate.

    • Episode 12

      Ghost Rider

      aired: Wed, Jan 20, 2010

      Dog knows that looks can be deceiving and today's hunt makes this point crystal clear. The fugitive is pretty, petite, and trouble. She stands accused of settling an argument with the help of a box cutter. What Dog does not anticipate is how deceptive this femme fatale can truly be!

    • Episode 11

      11. Bait and Switch

      aired: Wed, Mar 10, 2010

      Things are seldom what they seem in the world of bounty hunting and it is though this maze of illusions that Dog pursues his prey. When the fugitive's girlfriend offers to help Dog trap this dangerous felon Dog knows that someone is being deceived, the only question is whom?

    • Episode 10

      10. One For The Road

      aired: Wed, Feb 3, 2010

      Dog is a big-hearted guy and today he's proving it. He's helping Mary Ellen, his friend and fellow bondman, on a dangerous night hunt for a fugitive she is now regretting bailing out. He's also giving his nephew Justin a second chance to rejoin the team. And if that isn't enough, he's making a special visit to lift the spirits of a young boy facing numerous medical challenges.

    • Episode 9

      9. Back in the Hood

      aired: Wed, Jan 27, 2010

      Dog doesn't know it yet, but today's bounty is about to take him on a trip down memory lane and test his investigative chops. With each lead propelling him closer and closer to his childhood haunts, Dog uses old-fashioned detective skills to track his prey. Even examining a suspect's rubbish in a masterful example of "garbology" to uncover a hot lead.

    • Episode 8

      8. Ghost Rider

      aired: Wed, Jan 20, 2010

      Dog believes in safety first, and today's hunt puts this philosophy to the test. The fugitive's problem with anger management increases the dangers of their already risky line of work. Dog warns the crew to be ready for anything as they head out. But an unexpected turn of events proves that even Dog and crew can be surprised.

    • Episode 7

      7. Easy Does It

      aired: Wed, Jan 13, 2010

      There is a running joke in the posse that every time Bobby Brown asks them for help with a fugitive he always promises them that it's "an easy one," but the hunts end up being epic searches. So it's with a huge grain of salt that they listen to his guarantee that today's hunt will "really be an easy one." Will today finally be the day?

    • Episode 6

      6. Kid Stuff

      aired: Wed, Jan 6, 2010

      A fugitive from justice is on the lam and it's Dog's job to find him. When they hit the last known address they discover he already has pulled up stakes and left no forwarding address. The posse's one hope is to locate his girlfriend and convince her to help bring him in. Will a tip from some local kids tip the scales in Dog's favor?

    • Episode 5

      5. Call Waiting

      aired: Wed, Dec 30, 2009

      Dog's target for today has been in trouble with the law since he was a juvenile. And he seems willing to use any trick in the system to avoid capture by Dog. In this match of wits, will Dog prevail?

    • Episode 4

      4. The Hunt for Santa

      aired: Wed, Dec 23, 2009

      Dog and Beth want to take time from their bounty hunting to thank their fans by inviting them into their home to celebrate the holiday season. As they prepare for their family gathering, Dog and Beth and the posse share their personal reflections on how each member of the Chapman family has grown and matured over the years as well as some of their greatest bounty hunting moments.

    • Episode 3

      Bounty Boot Camp, Part 1

      aired: Wed, Dec 9, 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.

  • Watch Dog the Bounty Hunter Season 5

    • Episode 33

      33. The Searchers

      aired: Wed, Jun 24, 2009

      Dog's relentless ruthlessness is being put to the test on the search for the elusive fugitive, Marco. Dog is tracking him across Colorado, from Grand Junction to Denver -facilitating four arrests along the way - and now a hot tip that a long time associate of his is hiding in Pueblo sends the team racing south.

    • Episode 31

      31. Friend and Neighbors

      aired: Wed, Jun 10, 2009

      Dog and his posse head to Colorado for a special mission - to catch Marco, an alleged drug dealer. It's been ten months since Marco went on the lam, and his bondsman stands to lose his family business if Marco is not caught. Dog's hunt for this elusive criminal reveals a world of half-truths, hot checks, identity theft, drug ravaged lives, and even a violin case containing a sawed-off shotgun.

    • Episode 30

      30. Bounty Boot Camp

      aired: Wed, Jun 3, 2009

      Dog just can't resist a challenge, especially if it's to help out a friend. Jim is a bondsman and longtime friend of Dog. Jim's son has just started in the family business. Today Jim has asked Dog track down a potentially dangerous fugitive, and take his son along for some training with the best in the world.

    • Episode 29

      29. Mother Courage

      aired: Wed, May 27, 2009

      Dog knows that crime and drugs not only damage victims but also harm the families of the perpetrators, especially the kids. And both of the fugitives he's chasing today have left shattered families and struggling women in their wake. The challenge for Dog and the team - can they convince these women to help Dog track down their men?

    • Episode 28

      28. Back Behind Bars

      aired: Tue, Jun 30, 2009

      Today the team isn't pulling any punches, literally or figuratively! In between tracking down a potentially dangerous an ex-con facing a five year stretch in the big house, Leland is struggling to find time to train and compete for his first boxing match in years. Will Dog get his man? Will Leland's return to the ring be triumphant?

    • Episode 27

      27. All in the Family

      aired: Thu, May 7, 2009

      The "Big Island" of Hawaii boasts both lush tropical splendor and stark volcanic beauty. But today Dog and the team can't spend much time taking in the sights, they need to help Leland hunt down some elusive fugitives. This case is a family affair with both mother and daughter in trouble with the law.

    • Episode 26

      26. Family Man

      aired: Thu, May 7, 2009

      It's Dog's birthday, and he plans to celebrate in the same way he has for the last twenty years. There's no taking the day off to indulge himself for this bounty hunter - he's tracking down a fugitive! And Dog discovers that what appears to be a simple case of a felon skipping out on sentencing is in fact a painful tale of family strife brought on by the all too common curse of drug addiction.

    • Episode 25

      25. Save the Dogs

      aired: Thu, Apr 23, 2009

      What starts out as a perfect day for Dog turns ugly fast. He and Beth just bought bunnies for their kids, and Dog is enjoying helping them learn to care for their new pets. But duty calls and this is a tough case to fathom. The charges: alleged cruelty to animals. The fugitive: a young man with a bad drug habit. The alleged victim: a kitten.

    • Episode 24

      24. Practice Makes Perfect

      aired: Thu, Apr 23, 2009

      No one becomes a bondsman overnight and even the members of Dog's team know there is always more to learn. So when Duane Lee cuts a felon a little too much slack about checking-in and then goes missing, Duane Lee knows he's gonna get schooled.

    • Episode 23

      23. Mission of Mercy

      aired: Thu, Apr 23, 2009

      Dog knows that it is better to give than to receive, so when a fellow bondsman grieving for his recently departed spouse requests his help, he jumps into action. Studying the fugitive's file the team uncovers a surprising fact. Like the bondsman, the runner has also recently lost a loved one, his step-dad. How will Dog use this information to catch his man?

    • Episode 22

      22. Teaching Moment

      aired: Thu, Apr 23, 2009

      Dog always wants to share the wisdom he has collected on the streets with the fugitives he captures. But today he's going to do double duty! His son-in-law Travis (and trainee bondsman) is also in need of some knowledge.

    • Episode 21

      21. No Fly Zone

      aired: Thu, Apr 23, 2009

      So what does a bondsman do when he learns that the felon he's bonded out is booked on an afternoon flight to Florida? Especially when over $140,000 is at stake? If you're Dog, you 911 the team and race to Honolulu International. But things get stressful when the flight starts to board and Dog still can't ID his man.

    • Episode 20

      20. Tricks of the Trade

      aired: Thu, Apr 23, 2009

      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.

    • Episode 19

      19. Nice Guys Finish Last

      aired: Thu, Apr 23, 2009

      When you don't write the bond, you don't know the prey," as Dog always says.So when Dog and team help out a bondsman friend whose client jumped bail, the target is a blank slate. Are his tattoos gang related? Is he likely to be violent? And making matters worse, when they hit his apartment they learn he is moving out. Unless they catch him today, their only lead will vanish!

    • Episode 18

      18. Island Hopper

      aired: Thu, Apr 23, 2009

      Dog is always trying to reduce the number of fugitives in Hawaii, so he really doesn't like felons from the mainland combining their flight from the law with an island vacation. So when a brother bondsman from Washington State calls Dog for help tracking a runner in search of fun in the sun on the tropical paradise of Kauai, the team is on the case. Dog's only problem? No leads!

    • Episode 17

      17. Jack & Jill

      aired: Thu, Apr 23, 2009

      Dog believes that the family that plays together stays together. But what happens when a family's idea of fun is getting high and running amuck? Today's case is a twofer, a brother and sister both charged with drug related offenses. Also, Dog has crossed paths with Jason, the brother, before. Jason once tried to stop Dog from arresting one of the most violent fugitives of his career.

    • Episode 16

      S05E16

      aired: Wed, Oct 29, 2008

      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?

    • Episode 15

      15. Seeing the Light

      aired: Wed, Oct 22, 2008

      Today 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 terroristic threatening charges. Dog fears that drugs may be exacerbating her problems and raising the danger level for the posse.

    • Episode 14

      Prayers and Mace

      aired: Wed, Sep 24, 2008

      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.

    • Episode 13

      13. Trick or Treat

      aired: Wed, Oct 8, 2008

      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.

    • Episode 12

      12. New Dog in Town

      aired: Wed, Oct 1, 2008

      It's Beth's birthday and Dog knows just what she needs, whether she know 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.

    • Episode 11

      11. Father of the Bride

      aired: Wed, Sep 9, 2009

      Baby Lyssa's wedding is only three days away, but Dog is thinking about bounties, not bouquets. A hot jump has comes in and Dog wants to go on the hunt. When Lyssa and Beth object, Dog explains his decision, "We're a family of hunters, we need to hunt." How will the Chapman clan balance the demands of bounty hunting and wedding preparations?

    • Episode 10

      10. Secret Places

      aired: Wed, Sep 2, 2009

      When Leland learns that one of his clients with a reputation for stealing has lost her co-signer and could be ready to run, Dog and the crew hop a plane to the Big Island. Their target lives in a remote corner of the island on a junk-filled compound with plenty of places for a criminal to hide. The hunt will reveal a dark secret from the past that lies behind this woman's troubled present.

    • Episode 9

      Burn & Return

      aired: Wed, Aug 20, 2008

      When a stripper goes on the lam, Dog has to bring her in--it's a tough job but somebody has to do it. Thankfully for the team, Lady Luck is presiding over the posse tonight.

    • Episode 8

      Rush from Judgment

      aired: Wed, Aug 13, 2008

      This fugitive is hard to pin down in Honolulu's downtown district - moving from hostel to hotel to apartment high-rise. But as the hunt evolves, Dog discovers that this alleged burglar isn't the only family member wanted by the law.

    • Episode 7

      Let It Snow

      aired: Wed, Aug 6, 2008

      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.

    • Episode 6

      Felons Interrupted, Part 2

      aired: Wed, Jul 30, 2008

      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.

    • Episode 5

      Felons Interrupted, Part 1

      aired: Wed, Jul 30, 2008

      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!

    • Episode 4

      Family Business, Part 2

      aired: Wed, Jul 23, 2008

      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.

    • Episode 3

      Family Business, Part 1

      aired: Wed, Jul 23, 2008

      Today 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.

    • Episode 2

      2. Family Business

      aired: Wed, Jul 23, 2008

      As Dog's fame has grown so have his responsibilities. Today, in addition to tracking down felons on the lam, Dog has to prepare for a goodwill trip to one of America's largest homes for children in need. As he pursues his man, Dog is in for a surprise. He discovers that while his prey is in trouble with the law; he is also a beloved and caring stepfather for a family who needs his love.

    • Episode 1

      Up on the Roof, Part 1

      aired: Wed, Jul 16, 2008

      Today Dog is going to make one of the most exciting arrests of his career. On his search he'll encounter a felon with history of violence and an affection for sawed-off shotguns, a desperate addict crying for help, and a neighbor who'll risk it all to help Dog bring the fugitive to justice.

  • Watch Dog the Bounty Hunter Season 4

    • Episode 20

      20. The Time to Cry

      aired: Tue, Oct 23, 2007

      After Kimo did a vanishing act on 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.

    • Episode 19

      19. Day of the Dog

      aired: Tue, Oct 16, 2007

      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.

    • Episode 18

      18. No Love Still

      aired: Tue, Sep 25, 2007

      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.

    • Episode 17

      17. Where the Wild Things Are

      aired: Tue, Sep 4, 2007

      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 hes skipped his court date.

    • Episode 16

      16. Twisted Love

      aired: Tue, Aug 28, 2007

      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 tothe cosigner's empty apartment where they hatch a plan to lure her back.

    • Episode 14

      14. Your Lying Eyes

      aired: Tue, Aug 7, 2007

      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.

    • Episode 13

      13. A Friend in Need

      aired: Tue, Jul 31, 2007

      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.

    • Episode 12

      The Smackdown of Baby Lyssa

      aired: Tue, Jul 24, 2007

      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.

    • Episode 11

      11. The Last Call

      aired: Tue, Jun 26, 2007

      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.

    • Episode 10

      10. The Good Fight

      aired: Tue, Jun 19, 2007

      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.

    • Episode 9

      9. Guns & Ice

      aired: Tue, Jun 12, 2007

      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.

    • Episode 8

      8. Fly Boy

      aired: Tue, Jun 5, 2007

      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.

    • Episode 7

      7. You Can Bet On It!

      aired: Tue, May 29, 2007

      Kristine Lau 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.

    • Episode 6

      6. The Big Wipe-Out

      aired: Tue, May 15, 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.

    • Episode 5

      5. Surprise Ending

      aired: Tue, May 8, 2007

      Today, Dog and the boys are going after a fugitive with a serious price tag. Tim Rippe failed to appear in court on a $25,000 bond and has a string of theft charges behind him. When the team hits Rippe's apartment, they find a boot print on the door - a souvenir of a police raid from only days earlier.

    • Episode 4

      4. Make a Wish

      aired: Tue, Apr 24, 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.

    • Episode 3

      3. Tough Love

      aired: Tue, May 1, 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.

    • Episode 2

      2. The Mystery of Mona Lisa

      aired: Tue, Apr 10, 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.

    • Episode 1

      1. Rusty Cuffs

      aired: Tue, Apr 17, 2007

      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.

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    • Episode 33

      33. Year of the Dog

      aired: Tue, Jan 2, 2007

      A one-hour special that looks back at 2006, one of Dog's most tumultuous years, which has included the passing of Beth's father, Dog and Beth's wedding, the tragic death of Dog's daughter Barbara, and the sudden arrest of Dog, Tim, and Leland on Mexican charges related to their apprehension of convicted serial rapist Andrew Luster.

    • Episode 32

      32. Inside Out

      aired: Tue, Dec 12, 2006

      Colorado bondsman Bobby Brown's got trouble and his name is Jackson. Weighing in at over 240lbs and standing six foot tall this bad boy has skipped out on a $10,000 bond. He also has four previous felony arrests to his name, and Bobby needs some help in reeling this big fish in. Dog, who can never say no to a friend in need, agrees to come to the rescue and the hunt is on!

    • Episode 31

      31. Growing Up Is Hard To Do

      aired: Sat, Dec 9, 2006

      With twelve kids of his own Dog knows how hard it is to keep children on the straight and narrow, especially during their turbulent teens. So when his housekeeper Darlene tells Dog that her fifteen year-old granddaughter Shaiann has vanished, the team jumps into action.

    • Episode 30

      30. Dog: The Family Speaks

      aired: Tue, Sep 19, 2006

      This special one-hour presentation includes exclusive interviews offering a first hand account of the events leading to Dog, Leland and Tim's dramatic arrest stemming from their heroic capture of convicted rapist Andrew Luster in Mexico more than three years ago.

    • Episode 29

      29. To Love and to Cherish

      aired: Thu, Jan 25, 2007

      Dog, Beth and the posse are off to the Big Island for their wedding. They hope to relax for a few days and take care of final details but it turns out Leland has a fugitive he needs to capture--and despite the limited time, neither Dog nor Beth can resist the opportunity to bring a fugitive to justice.

    • Episode 27

      27. Running On Empty

      aired: Tue, Nov 28, 2006

      Dog's time is running out in Colorado. After a month of helping his bail bondsmen friends around Denver, he's got to get his family back home to Hawaii. But Dog wants one more capture before they leave. Friend Bobby Brown has just the jump for him--Michael, a young man who seems to have traded in a once a bright future for the darker side of life.

    • Episode 25

      25. This One's For You

      aired: Thu, Jan 25, 2007

      Beth's father, Pops, is sick and doesn't seem to be getting better. Dog, Beth and the whole Smith clan - Beth's brothers, sisters, and her 93 year old grandmother - gather together in Colorado to show Pops how much they love him. Just three months later, they must gather together again for Pops's funeral.

    • Episode 17

      17. Run Fugitive, Run

      aired: Tue, Aug 15, 2006

      When the team hunts for Steven, a fugitive with a history of domestic abuse, they seek help from his girlfriend, who's been a victim of his abuse. Meanwhile, Beth trains for a 5K race to help raise awareness about domestic abuse, but the boys don't think she'll make it across the finish line.

    • Episode 15

      15. Cupid in Cuffs

      aired: Thu, Jan 25, 2007

      It's the day before Valentine's Day and love is in the air at Da Kine Bail Bonds--but not for Tapi who has failed to appear in court on theft charges. Dog's plan is to have Leland knock on Tapi's door with a Valentine's gift to draw her out. They arrive at the house, but Tapi no longer lives there.

    • Episode 14

      14. Out of Sight

      aired: Tue, Jul 18, 2006

      Dog knows very little about Peter, but what he does know, he doesn't like! Not only is he currently facing two counts of second degree sexual assault, he's racked up numerous restraining orders over the years, and a week ago he dropped out of sight before missing his court date. The team begins their hunt with just a photograph and his father's address.

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    • Episode 14

      14. Stress Management

      aired: Tue, Jan 4, 2005

      Dog goes after a fugitive named Tracy who lives in a homeless shelter, but the shelter's staff is uncooperative, and the two sides get into an angry confrontation that forces Dog to temporarily back off. Next, an informant leads the team to Daniel, whose capture is clean but violent. Stressed out by the job, Dog and Beth decide to relax with a romantic dinner.

    • Episode 13

      13. The Sweep

      aired: Tue, Dec 21, 2004

      Dog decides to sweep the island clean of as many fugitives as he can in two days. Raymond, wanted on drug charges, is an easy grab. Mauro, wanted for solicitation, is busted. And a Samoan, Siamau, is convinced to fly back to Hawaii from Los Angeles, and the team quickly nabs him.

    • Episode 12

      12. Sons and Daughters

      aired: Tue, Dec 7, 2004

      Dog goes after Virginia, a hard-to-find lawbreaker. He gets a tip that a pickup truck will be going to Virginia's house. In true private-eye fashion, the team tails the truck in two SUVs, regularly switching the follow car to throw off their scent. The truck leads them their prey.

    • Episode 11

      11. A Family Feud

      aired: Tue, Nov 23, 2004

      Working for a bondswoman friend, Mary Ellen, Dog and his team hunt Chris, a fugitive wanted on drug charges. Dog turns over every rock, but to no avail. In the end Mary Ellen decides to revoke the bonds she holds on Chris's mother and stepfather because they've violated the conditions of their own bonds and have been threatening her. Dog takes the two to jail after an intense bust.

    • Episode 10

      10. You Can't Go Home Again

      aired: Tue, Nov 9, 2004

      Back in Denver Dog discovers that recapturing the past can be more difficult then tracking down felons. On a day of more misses then hits in their fugitive hunting, Dog and Beth repeatedly collide with reminders of their early days. A trip to a house built by his grandfather, and where Dog raised Leland, moves Dog to tears.

    • Episode 9

      9. It's Good To Be Home

      aired: Tue, Oct 26, 2004

      Dog and his team return to their roots, with a visit to their home town of Denver, Colorado. Dog and Tim begin the day with an early morning radio show appearance, and it pays off when a listener calls in with a tip about one of the fugitives they're hunting. Learning that he's working at a Taco Bell restaurant, they head for the drive through window and order one fugitive to go.

    • Episode 8

      Viva Dog Vegas

      aired: Tue, Oct 12, 2004

      Justin is the low man on the totem pole in the Chapman clan, and this means that the rest of the team is always teasing him. At 21 years old, his responsibilities at home include lots of childcare and cleaning, and on bounties he spends time getting lunches and searching the smallest and dirtiest hiding places.

    • Episode 7

      7. The Godfather Of Waikiki

      aired: Tue, Sep 28, 2004

      Dog is hunting a man known as "The Godfather of Waikiki". The bond is small, Dog and Beth bailed him out as a courtesy, but now he is refusing to go to court. If Dog doesn't bring him in, it could cost him more than money--he may lose his respect on the street.

    • Episode 6

      6. Love's Labors Lost and Found

      aired: Tue, Sep 21, 2004

      While hunting an elusive deep sea fisherman, Dog is also trying to plan a great Mother's Day for Beth, but he's having problems finding the special flowers Beth wants. Ultimately the fugitive's friend and girlfriend help Dog and the team with the capture, and then Dog and Beth get to celebrate together.

    • Episode 5

      Going to Jackson

      aired: Tue, Sep 14, 2004

      Once a criminal himself, Dog knows how it feels to be hunted. In this episode of our series that focuses on the tumultuous home and professional life of bounty hunter Dwayne "Dog" Chapman, he and the team delve into the depths of Honolulu's Chinatown as they search for a young Samoan girl who's gone down the wrong path.

    • Episode 4

      4. The Competition

      aired: Tue, Sep 7, 2004

      Dog decides to liven things up with a competition. He and Beth will hunt for one fugitive, while Leland and Justin chase another. The winner will be the duo that captures its fugitive first. Will Dog keep bragging rights as the Best Bounty Hunter in the world, or will his young apprentices steal the mantle from him?

    • Episode 3

      3. Father And Son

      aired: Tue, Aug 31, 2004

      Two drug dealers have failed to appear in court, and the judge wants Dog to find both of them right away. Dog?s solution? Divide his crew into two bounty-hunting teams -- the veterans and the rookies -- and have them compete to see who can catch their guy first.

    • Episode 1

      1. The Lost Dog Pilot

      aired: Tue, Aug 16, 2005

      An intimate look at the compelling and often outrageous ways Americans choose to make a living. Both fun and moving, and shot in "fly on the wall" style, it follows the people who do the jobs we love to hate, hate to do, and jobs that are stereotyped or simply different!

  • Episodes

    • Episode 36

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: Higher Power

      aired: Fri, Apr 20, 2012

      In a last ditch attempt to bring the team back together, Dog recruits his pastor, Time Story, to be the peacemaker. As Dog begins his hunt for a young man who has trouble showing up at court, Tim has his own mission--convince Duane Lee to meet with him.

    • Episode 23

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: Mid-Course Correction

      aired: Mon, Jun 25, 2012

      Dog's target for today was once an upstanding member of his community. Now with no home, no job and

    • Episode 22

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: Big Brother

      aired: Mon, Jun 25, 2012

      Today's case involves a Samoan so Dog knows that the runner's close-knit kinfolk hold the keys to

    • Episode 20

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: Behind the Scenes

      aired: Sun, Jun 10, 2012

      Today the cameras are turned around, as we get a tour of life "behind the scenes" on Dog the Bounty

    • Episode 19

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: Luck Be A Lady

      aired: Mon, Jun 4, 2012

      Dog and company head to the Big Island in pursuit of two courthouse no-shows only to find that one

    • Episode 18

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: Bus Stop Bruiser

      aired: Fri, May 11, 2012

      Curiously, it is the domestic cases that bring out the puppy-love side of Dog's devotion to Beth. Today case is a prime example as Dog insists on joining his leading lady in her car as they pursue their fugitive. How long will the honeymoon last?

    • Episode 17

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: Who's the Boss

      aired: Thu, May 3, 2012

      When can a bounty hunt also be a date? When Dog and Beth decide to ride in the same SUV as they pursue a run away fugitive, will their different approaches to the investigation lead to a capture and romance?

    • Episode 16

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: Ties That Bind

      aired: Thu, Apr 26, 2012

      With Duane Lee back on the team, the rift in the Chapman clan appears over. But will time heal this wound or make it worse?

    • Episode 14

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: Fight Like a Girl

      aired: Thu, Apr 12, 2012

      This one is close to home. Dog's target on today's hunt is the cousin of Kali, Garry Boy's caregiver. In addition she has a reputation as a brawler. With Duane Lee still missing from the team Baby Lyssa decides she will step-up in this hunt.

    • Episode 13

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: All Grown Up

      aired: Thu, Apr 5, 2012

      Cecily has graduated from High School and Dog believes the time is right to show her what the family business is all about. The rough and tumble world of bounty hunting is very different than the all girls private school she attended and Cecily is reluctant to hit the mean streets with Dog. But by days end a Chapman is a Chapman.

    • Episode 12

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: A House Divided

      aired: Thu, Apr 5, 2012

      Dog has dropped Duane Lee from the team, and Leland is feeling caught in the middle. When Leland confronts Dog and Beth about the decision tempers flare. But they have to come together to answer a cry for help from a mother who feels that the safest place for her daughter is jail.

    • Episode 11

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: Short Handed

      aired: Fri, Mar 30, 2012

      Dog is in Colorado helping a fellow bondsmen clean up his files. The target today has a history of violence, and apparently plans to re-locate without notifying the proper authorities. Unfortunately the team is missing a key player, Duane Lee is MIA today distracted by his new lady love.

    • Episode 10

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: Photo Op

      aired: Fri, Mar 30, 2012

      Dog and Duane Lee can't agree about what role Duane Lee should have in the family business, and the simmering tensions come to a head when Duane Lee is accused of denting Dog's SUV. But the family comes together as they set out to hunt a chronic violator with an open warrant and a wife who has an odd request for Dog.

    • Episode 9

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: Cutting the Apron Strings

      aired: Fri, Mar 30, 2012

      Two different young men; one has a taste for larceny, the other for strong sprits, both have a bad bad habit of missing their court dates. Looking over their files Dog senses that they have another trait in common, both are a little too tied to their mothers. Dog makes it part of his mission to offer some fatherly advice to these wanted men.

    • Episode 8

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: A Family Affair

      aired: Fri, Mar 30, 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?

    • Episode 6

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: Tag, You're It

      aired: Fri, Mar 30, 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!

    • Episode 5

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: Picture This

      aired: Fri, Mar 30, 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.

    • Episode 4

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: Tears for Fears

      aired: Fri, Mar 30, 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.

    • Episode 3

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: Greed Is Good

      aired: Fri, Mar 30, 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.

    • Episode 2

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: The Tender Trap

      aired: Fri, Mar 30, 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!

    • Episode 1

      Dog the Bounty Hunter: And Baby Makes Three

      aired: Mon, Jun 4, 2012

      Leland has to attend a Lamaze class before he can join the hunt--another Chapman is on the way! But

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