CHiPs (1983)

Disaster Squad

Season 2, Ep 4, Aired 10/7/78
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  • Episode Description
  • A television news crew, "The Disaster Squad", edit a report to make it look as though Ponch had threatened them with violence. However, the reporter is forced to confess all during a later report when Jon and Ponch rescue a child from a river.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Lou Wagner

    Harlan (1978-83)

  • Robert Pine

    Joe Getraer

  • Paul Linke

    Officer Grossman

  • Erik Estrada

    Officer Frank "Ponch" Poncherello

  • Lew Saunders

    Officer Gene Fritz (1977-81)

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (1)

    • Ponch: (to Chris Roberts) A fist fight never proved nothin' except you're dumb.

    Notes (1)

    • Ellen and Chris Roberts also appear in the episode "Tow Truck Lady".

    Trivia (3)

    • While Chris is running away on his motorbike, a truck slams on brakes to avoid hitting him. This is the same truck used in the runaway truck scene in "Hitch-Hiking Hitch."

    • Regis Philbin makes a cameo.

    • From CHiPs Online: When the reckless truck driver rolls over, you can see the jump ramp on the car he hit. You can even still see it when the guy he hit gets out of his car.

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