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Rosemary, for Remembrance 

Rosemary Garfield's 1935 murder remains unsolved after 44 years. Her widower Jake was wrongly sent to prison for it, but has been released. The Angels try to solve her murder and find out who is trying to kill him.

Director:

Ronald Austin

Writers:

Ivan Goff (created by), Ben Roberts (created by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Kate Jackson ... Sabrina Duncan
Jaclyn Smith ... Kelly Garrett
Cheryl Ladd ... Kris Munroe / Rosemary Garfield
David Doyle ... John Bosley
Ramon Bieri ... Jake Garfield
Gilbert Green Gilbert Green ... Lawrence Renaldi
Robert Karnes ... Gordon Sanders
Barbara Tarbuck ... Elsa Himbeere
Michael Shannon ... Tim Stone
Ron Lombard Ron Lombard ... Belding
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Tim Stone hires the agency on behalf of his uncle, Jake Garfield, a former Depression era bootlegger who, after the end of Prohibition, was nonetheless convicted on such charges as tax evasion. Jake has just been released from prison and has been living like he still did in 1935 before his incarceration. Since his release, two attempts have been made on his life. Jake is certain the attempts were made by Lawrence Renaldi, a rival bootlegger in the 1930s and who now on the surface is a respectable businessman as a beer manufacturer. Jake is also certain that Renaldi was the person who, in 1935, killed Jake's wife, Rosemary Garfield in an accidental shooting in the Garfield's limousine believing the person in the car being Jake. As the attempts on Jake's life may thus be tied to Rosemary's murder, Tim wants the Angels and Bosley not only to provide bodyguard services for Jake in discovering who is trying now to kill him, but also find out who killed Rosemary. Beyond the general ... Written by Huggo

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Trivia

This is the only time in the series where Cheryl Ladd plays a character other than Kris Munroe. See more »

Goofs

In the first Angels' office scene, the stock footage shows only two of the Angels' cars (Kelly's and Sabrina's) are parked out front. Yet all three Angels are actually in the office along with Bosley and the client, Tim. See more »

Quotes

John Bosley: Well, we're gonna have to have somebody out at the estate, to be a bodyguard.
Tim Stone: Oh, I've arranged for Kris to be Uncle Jake's houseguest.
John Bosley: Oh, well, eh, we were planning on putting Kelly inside the house.
Tim Stone: [glances at Kelly] No, it, it'd better be Kris.
Kris Munroe: Why?
Tim Stone: Uncle Jake...
[nervous smile]
Tim Stone: ... likes blondes. I'll pick you up around three.
[turns and leaves]
Kelly Garrett: [smiles and slaps her thigh] Well, I could've worn a wig...
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Soundtracks

Ain't She Sweet
(uncredited)
Music by Milton Ager
[Instrumental version of the song that Kris dances to upon entering the Garfield mansion for the first time]
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A tragic story, with more depth than you'd expect
26 February 2021 | by Milk_Tray_GuySee all my reviews

Certainly not the standard Charlie's Angels fare. The Townsend agency is hired by a 1930's bootlegger who's just been released from prison, to look into the unsolved 1935 murder of his wife (to whom Kris bears an uncanny resemblance). As the investigation progresses, events of the present begin to mirror those of the past, leaving Kris in an increasingly dangerous position... This is a slower-paced episode than usual. There's no running around, and hardly any gun-play. It's all about the characters, and the legacy of tragic events long past. It evokes a fantastic sense of 30s nostalgia (that's on top of the 70s nostalgia experienced when watching the show now), and has a real bitter-sweet feeling throughout. There's a wonderful performance from Ramon Bieri as Jake the bootlegger, whilst Cheryl Ladd gets to show some real acting chops as Rosemary, Jake's dead wife. With beautiful direction by Ronald Austin (one of four episodes he directed overall) and writing by Lee Sheldon, this may just be the best of the whole run. 8.5/10


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Country:

USA

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Greek | English | German

Release Date:

2 May 1979 (USA) See more »

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