CHiPs (1983)

Season 4 Episode 21

A Simple Operation

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM May 17, 1981 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • In the final chase scene when Jon pursues phony orderly, an exterior shot of the ambulance shows a man with short hair and a mustache as the driver (the orderly had no mustache).  Moments later, the driver has slightly longer and fuller hair, and no mustache.

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • In an interview with NewsWire L.A. during a 2013 CHiPs reunion, Robert Pine mentioned that this was potentially his last episode after previously asking for a raise.  He thought it was an attempt to kill off the Sgt. Getraer character.

    • A Martinez is probably best known as playing Cruz Castillo on Santa Barbara.

  • Allusions