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Dog the Bounty Hunter 

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This series follows the exploits of real-life bounty hunter Duane 'Dog' Chapman and his family chasing down actual fugitives in the Hawaiian Islands. It grew out of an episode of A&E's "... See full summary »
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Duane 'Dog' Chapman ...  Self 138 episodes, 2003-2012
Leland Chapman ...  Self 135 episodes, 2003-2012
Beth Chapman ...  Self 131 episodes, 2003-2012
Tim Chapman ...  Self 93 episodes, 2003-2012
Duane Lee Chapman Jr. ...  Self 87 episodes, 2005-2012
Lyssa Chapman ...  Self 82 episodes, 2005-2012
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This series follows the exploits of real-life bounty hunter Duane 'Dog' Chapman and his family chasing down actual fugitives in the Hawaiian Islands. It grew out of an episode of A&E's "Take This Job," a 2003 series in which people with unusual occupations were profiled. Written by Outlaw

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Although Duane 'Dog' Chapman refers to Tim Chapman as his "brother", they are not at all related. They are longtime friends and they coincidentally have the same last name. See more »

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Beth Smith: Lolly lolly ice head!
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Featured in Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class (2005) See more »

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Dog the Bounty Hunter
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Once Classy Network Goes to the Dogs
12 January 2006 | by BrassyLassieSee all my reviews

A&E used to be the network for programming superiority just as CNN is the undisputed network for excellence in providing news.

Alas, times have changed and A&E has gone the way of other tasteless networks like Fox. By broadcasting Dog the Bounty Hunter, it is really scraping the bottom of the barrel.

The show is about a grandstanding family of bounty hunters in Hawaii. They can't do anything with even a modicum of dignity: they make a production, no pun intended, out of every foray they engage in to keep the world safe from nasty, unwashed bail bond jumpers, many of whom are family friends.

There's no way on earth that they would be able to set up shop on the continental USA. Law enforcement authorities simply would not condone their posturing and proselytizing. Even now I wonder if Dog shouldn't be wearing a clerical collar and claiming to heal the sick, so deeply has he become entrenched in his viewers' psyches.

I really miss the A&E that once was before it started pandering to wrestling fanatics who also think that Dog the Bounty Hunter is reality. A more gullible TV audience does not exist.

Watch out! Here come de dog!

That's my opinion and it has just as much validity as yours.


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Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawaii, USA

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