TV Episodes The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes  

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List of the best Dog the Bounty Hunter episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. Dog the Bounty Hunter is a reality TV series centering on the experience of Duane "Dog" Chapman as a bounty hunter. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Dog the Bounty Hunter episodes of all time are. Fans of Dog the Bounty Hunter are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others.

That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is. Examples of episodes on this list: "Family Business - Part 2," "Family Business - Part 1," and more. What is the best Dog the Bounty Hunter episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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The Smackdown of Baby Lyssa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
The Smackdown of Baby Lyssa Jul 24 2007
A pregnant co-signer has been threatened by the man she bailed out. She goes to Dog to revoke the man’s bail and get him off the streets. Dog and the team devise a plan, but things go ...more

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Menehune Mischief is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Menehune Mischief Apr 07 2010
The team pursues a fugitive over volcanic mountains and into the wilds of Puna, Hawaii.

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Love On the Run is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Love On the Run Aug 04 2010

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Bosco the Clown is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Bosco the Clown May 17 2005
Dog and his team search for Bosco, a fugitive believed to be a methamphetamine addict.

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The Big Wipe-Out is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
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 ...more

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To Love and Cherish is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
To Love and Cherish Aug 08 2006
With the wedding on everyone’s mind they head to the Big Island for the big event. Once there Leland has one last fugitive to capture despite the lack of time. Sadly Dog loses a daughter the day ...more

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Bait & Snitch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Bait & Snitch Apr 21 2010

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Running on Empty is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Running on Empty Nov 28 2006
Dog and the gang have been in Denver for a month. With time running out his bails bonds friend has one last capture for Dog. With nothing more than a future in-laws address Dog must track his ...more

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Coaching Day is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Coaching Day Jun 14 2005
Dog is feeling under the weather and decides to let the boys handle things. Dog sets Leland and Tim loose on fugitive Emmanuel. Dog has no idea the hunt the boys will be on with this one. We ...more

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A Walk on the Wild Side is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
A Walk on the Wild Side Sep 07 2004
Dog and his team hunt bail jumper Joseph Sampaio. The crew tirelessly searches under every rock in Waikaki's seedy underbelly, looking for some sign of the repeat offender and his girlfriend, or ...more

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Judgement Day is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Judgement Day Mar 28 2006
Dog and the gang start the day by judging an elementary school talent contest. Later they move onto Bobby who is a parolee and the girlfriend is revoking bail. After a tense standoff Bobby ...more

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Save the Dogs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Save the Dogs Apr 01 2009
Dog and the crew hop a plane for the Big Island after Leland learns that one of his clients with a bad reputation for stealing has lost her co-signer and will likely run. The target lives in a ...more

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Behind the Scenes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Behind the Scenes Jun 09 2012
A behind-the-scenes look at Dog and his team. Included: cast interviews and never-before-seen footage.

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Rock-A-Bye Bounty is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Rock-A-Bye Bounty Jun 06 2006
These two cases will show Dog wearing his heart on his sleeve. With Frankie trying to make a change Dog promises to help him out of jail. Next on the list is Christy with 87 prior arrests how ...more

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A Family Affair is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Season 8 Episode 7: 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?

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Jump Start is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Jump Start Aug 11 2010

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Cap and Gown, Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Cap and Gown, Part 1 Apr 06 2011
Other than bringing criminals to justice, one of Dog's loves is teaching the next generation of bounty hunters the tricks of the trade. Today he has a new student. Friend of the family, Kili, is ...more

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Out Of Sight is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Out Of Sight Jul 18 2006
Assault and restraining orders litter this fugitives’ past. With nothing more than a photo and a parents address Dog must turn to the victims for help. With a plan in place Dog waits for him to ...more

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The Great Debate is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
The Great Debate Dec 08 2010
Leland and the family disagree on a bounty, sparking a debate between the family. Do they put the fugitive in jail or give him the chance to prove himself?

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Easy Rider is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Season 6 Episode 3: 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.

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Prodigal Sun is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Prodigal Sun Oct 27 2010
Fugitive beware: Dog’s rolling with extra power today. His old friends Tim Chapman and Sonny Westbrook are riding with the team, so their target, a thief with violent tendencies, is out of luck. ...more

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Welcome to the Jungle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Season 6 Episode 20: 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.

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Trouble in Paradise is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Season 7 Episode 2: Dog is back in Hawaii and tracking a dangerous fugitive through the jungles of the Big Island. Their prey is being protected by a ring of family and friends that Dog must forcefully confront to bring in his man. Finally a hot tip sends Dog and team to a volcanic moonscape and a midnight raid.

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The Hunt for Santa is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Season 6 Episode 4: 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.

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Tricks of the Trade is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dog The Bounty Hunter Episodes
Season 5 Episode 20: 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.