Two things you can always count on in a Rockford Files episode were a car chase and Jim Rockford using a payphone, long before the cell phone era.
In the above still image, James Rockford is eating at one of the cafes location on South Main Street in Lone Pine, CA. Neither this restaurant or the one seen through the open door are still around in Lone Pine.
In all 3 of the above still images from the episode "Pastoria Prime Pick" the motel shown is what is now known as the Dow Villa Motel located at 310 South Main Street, Lone Pine, CA
The above image is the Dow Villa Motel (2011) located in Lone Pine, CA
In the above three images, Smith Evans (Now she is Smith Wordes) played Rita, the underage mayor's daughter.
She was born Sep 18, 1955.
Mayor Karen Sanders was played by the late Kathie Browne.
Born: Sep 19, 1930 and died on April 8, 2003.
Husband: Darren McGavin - Lead actor in Kolchak - The Night Stalker TV Series
Left: Sheriff Cliff Gladish was played by Richard Herd, who was born Sept 26, 1932 and is still alive as of this writing in 2016 - Right: County Prosecutor Gilbert Univaso was played by Don Billett, who was born Dec 26, 1935 and is still alive as of this writing in 2016.
The cranky mechanic Vern Soper was played by the late Warren J. Kemmerling - He died at age 80 in 2005.
The nylon masked thugs: Far left: Luis Delgado - a regular actor on the Rockford Files and the brother-in-law to Roy Huggins, one of the show's producers. He died in 1997 at 71.
Far Right: Bruce Tuthill, born July 26, 1943 and still with us as of this writing in 2016.
Middle: Unknown & Unaccredited
Waitress was played by Barbara Collentine, she was born on June 17, 1924 and is still with us as of this writing in 2016 at age 91. Retired Sheriff Emmett was played by the late Bill Zuckert who died in 1997 at age 81.
Judge Cline was played by a returning favorite to the Rockford Files, Bill Quinn, who died in 1994 at age 81. He appeared four times on the Rockford Files.
BELOW ARE SOME EXTRA STILL IMAGES FROM THIS EPISODE OF THE ROCKFORD FILES