It’s been the talk the Dog The Bounty Hunter fan base and Twitter-verse for months: Has Dog’s eldest son, Duane Lee Chapman, finally abandoned the family, the bounty-hunting business and the much-loved A&E series for good, after a previous close call two years ago?
In case you missed Wednesday night’s episode, Greed Is Good, the answer is no.
Without fanfare or explanation, Duane Lee’s back like he never left — a big relief, especially for fans who never quite got over the abrupt departure of Timothy Chapman, the only Da Kine Bail Bonds Bounty hunter not directly related to the Dog, whose 2009 legal woes led to his departure from the show. Best guess for Duane Lee’s absence is that he was handcuffed by love, a theory augmented by photos and info on his Facebook page.
Legal woes for the Da Kine clan surface again in this Wednesday’s all-new episode, Tears for Fears, which addresses the March 2011 arrest of Dog’s only bounty hunting daughter, Baby Lyssa Chapman — an event that reduces her dad to tears.
Dog The Bounty Hunter airs Wednesday nights at 10/9pm CT on A&E.
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