Dog the Bounty Hunter was a reality show that aired on A&E for eight seasons from August 31, 2004 to June 23, 2012. The show featured Duane “Dog” Chapman and his family as they located and arrested people who had broken the terms of their bail agreements. It’s been five years since the show officially went off the air, so check out these 8 things most people don’t know about the reality series:
8. How the Show Got Started
Chapman got his own show Dog the Bounty Hunter after he appeared on the show Take This Job, a program about people with unusual occupations. Audiences immediately loved Dog the Bounty Hunter because of his unique dynamic with his family and team, and because the show mixed street smarts, romance, arguments, teamwork, adrenaline-laced arrests with a philosophy of hope and second chances.