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Episode Guide

    • Return of the Supercycle
      Return of the Supercycle
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      10/27/79
      10
      When Ponch is injured chasing after the Phantom motorcycle burglar, Jon enlists the help of the team's Supercycle machine to go after the criminal. Along the way, Jon finds that Officer Kathy Mulligan is as pretty as she is helpful as a crime-stopping sidekick.
    • Bright Flashes
      Bright Flashes
      Season 5 - Episode 15
      1/17/82
      9.4
      A criminal duo equipped with a powerful laser cause havoc in the city, blinding witnesses while committing robberies. Meanwhile, Jon's childhood hero has lost his way, and Jon tries to get him back on track.
    • Trick or Trick
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      10/21/78
      9.4
      Ponch and Jon find themselves having to deal with a bewildering array of petty thefts and false alarms when on patrol during Halloween.
    • Death Watch
      Death Watch
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      10/13/79
      9.4

      After a fellow officer is killed, Ponch and Jon investigate a crooked stuntman who has been causing accidents as part of an insurance scam.

    • Crash Course
      Crash Course
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      1/4/81
      9.3
      A car thief moves into the robbery business, while Ponch has some problems to sort out with his bank account.
    • Hustle
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      11/24/77
      9.2
      Always looking for opportunities to make money, Ponch discovers that Jon once worked as an instructor in a bowling alley and still is a great bowler. Keeping Jon´s secret from the other CHiPs, Ponch places a series of bets that his partner will defeat all favorites in a upcoming police bowling tournament.

      As the officers approach a car that went through a stop sign, they get a surprise. The driver is actor Broderick Crawford, who starred as Dan Mathews in Highway Patrol, the hit 1950s series that could be called the ancestor of CHiPs.moreless
    • High Flyer
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      11/4/78
      9.2
      Jon and Ponch attempt to catch a gang of thieves who have been stripping car parts from parked vehicles. Ponch fakes illness in order to conceal his fear of flying.
    • Aweigh We Go
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      12/22/77
      9.2
      A car pulling a boat trailer swerves to avoid an oncoming car and smashes into a hair salon. Ponch has his mind set on buying the boat with Jon. Being short on personnel, Jon and Ponch are assigned to the weigh station. A car has gone over a cliff with a woman and her little girl inside.

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    • In the Best of Families
      In the Best of Families
      Season 5 - Episode 18
      2/21/82
      9.2
      Jon and Ponch try to apprehend a family of thieves who make several attempts to steal a CHP cruiser as part of a bigger plot to commit an armored truck hit. Meanwhile, Getraer is uptight, and buckles down on Central as they prepare for a major inspection.
    • Off Road
      Off Road
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      2/2/80
      9.2
      Jon and Ponch enter a desert off-road race, unaware that a pair of thugs are using the race as a cover to retrieve a cache of stolen coins.
    • The Return of the Supercycle
      The Return of the Supercycle
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      10/27/79
      9.1
      Ponch and Jon encounter a hotshot cyclist who seems to be the "Phantom" from the previous year, who evades them after stealing. Ponch takes a bad fall while trying to avoid a semi and is hospitalized; a supercycle event has come to town, and the officers attempt to figure out who the culprit is. Devising a scheme for an interview with one of the cyclists, the CHiPs catch the culprit, an affiliate of the star of the supercycle show, by using a special-issue bike that can keep up with the cyclist.moreless
    • Career Day
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      10/20/77
      9.1
      Ponch gives a ticket to his former high school principal who then asks Ponch to talk about the CHP for Career Day. Jon and Ponch respond to call about a traffic jam which they learn is being caused by pretty models nearby. Ponch´s motorcycle needs repairs, so Getraer sticks him on the front desk. When a helicopter pilot comes in, Ponch jumps at the chance to leave. In the helicopter he helps Jon find a lost boy and two elusive burglars. Later that afternoon as he gives his Career Day speech, Ponch freezes up and Jon helps him by telling the audience about saving the kid. Ponch then wakes up and starts telling exaggerated stories (without Jon's help).moreless
    • The Watch Commander
      The Watch Commander
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      11/17/79
      9.1
      A hard-nosed lieutenant alienates the entire crew at Central with his dictator style of leadership, although he's in charge of the highest rated department in the state.
    • Crack-Up
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      3/9/78
      9.1
      Both Jon and Grossie are injured on the job and end up in the hospital. Ponch is teamed up with Getraer until Jon is fully recovered.

    • Vintage '54
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      1/26/78
      9.1
      A baby is left behind in a parking area. A female sky diver nearly lands on the highway when her parachute is stuck on the bridge above. Mrs. Downey's car has been stolen. A dumspter gets unhitched from its garbage van and runs freely down the freeway.
    • Rainy Day
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      3/2/78
      9.0
      Jon and Ponch are patrolling in a police cruiser as it's raining too hard to be on their motorcycles. A man gets thrown out of a gambling camper. A schoolteacher is allowed to take her little students to Central where they're given a tour by Ponch.

    • Hot Wheels
      Hot Wheels
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      11/3/79
      9.0
      While Ponch is in hospital, Jon and a former partner investigate several thefts involving city vehicles.
    • The Game of War
      The Game of War
      Season 5 - Episode 21
      3/14/82
      9.0
      Ponch and Jon have to deal with a bunch of soldiers whose war games get out of hand.
    • Christmas Watch
      Christmas Watch
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      12/15/79
      9.0
      Thieves steal a church bell, which may dampen the holidays from some Sunday School children. Meanwhile, the CHPs prepare for holiday festivities.
    • Rally 'Round the Bank
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      2/3/79
      8.9
      A series of robberies at drive-in bank windows is frustrating the CHP - especially Jon and Ponch, who unsuccessfully chased the bandit´s car three times. The thieves have joined a 150-car road rally that enables their vehicles to elude the police. Meanwhile, Ponch gets a surprise visit from his mom, who refuses to tell him the reason for her trip. Synopsis by Allan Ashermanmoreless
    • Green Thumb Burglar
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      11/10/77
      8.9
      Many plants are being stolen from public places. Sgt. Getraer has a heart for plants, so he chases after the thieves himself. Ponch has his future told to him by twin psychics.
    • Down Time
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      12/16/78
      8.9
      Ponch is proud of his new Firebird, but sadly his car gets stolen. Little does he know, his new neighbor is part of the gang that stole his, and other vehicles from the Marina area.
    • Counterfeit
      Counterfeit
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      10/20/79
      8.9
      Ponch finds out about a counterfeiting scam run by a bogus preacher when he gets hold of some fake money.
    • Tow Truck Lady
      Tow Truck Lady
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      2/9/80
      8.9
      When a tow truck driver is suspected of stealing cars to make ends meet, Jon and Ponch enlist the help of the driver's daughter.

    • Head Over Heels
      Head Over Heels
      Season 6 - Episode 8
      12/5/82
      8.9
      A tragic event shatters Ponch's plans to marry the young woman with whom he has fallen in love.
    • Home Fires Burning
      Home Fires Burning
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      2/1/81
      8.9
      As part of an insurance scam, arsonists start burning down mobile homes, causing chaos for Jon and Ponch. Meanwhile, they prepare for a basketball game.
    • Kidnap
      Kidnap
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      1/26/80
      8.9
      Two criminals escape from custody and steal a Rolls Royce - complete with two clever children in the back seat.
    • Disaster Squad
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      10/7/78
      8.8
      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.
    • Valley Go Home!
      Valley Go Home!
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      9/29/79
      8.8
      Officers mediate a feud between teenagers. Ponch and Jon intervene when some irate surfers chase the Valley kids who bumped their car. Meanwhile, a couple of thieves use trash pickup as a cover to rip off beach-goers' tape decks.
    • Breaking Point
      Breaking Point
      Season 5 - Episode 13
      1/3/82
      8.8
      Ponch's confidence is broken after an accident. His performance at work suffers as a result, and Getraer suggests taking time off. Meanwhile, his sister Patti is in town, and they both begin to think about a new start.
    • Flare Up
      Flare Up
      Season 5 - Episode 20
      3/7/82
      8.8
      While the CHPs learn about the dangers of reacting chemicals, Ponch has his hands full with a young man claiming police brutality.
    • Ice Cream Man
      Ice Cream Man
      Season 5 - Episode 24
      4/18/82
      8.8
      A former CHP sergeant, out of prison and now working as an ice cream man, sets out to bring down the gang that got him put in jail. Meanwhile, he tries to set things right with his ex-wife and son, who thinks his father is dead.
    • Taking Its Toll
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      11/3/77
      8.8
      When two thieves escape from Jon after a robbery at a toll booth, it is the start of a crime wave and a massive manhunt. Jon and Ponch later encounter a crashed limo with a time bomb on its back seat and a man trapped beneath the car. Jon is writing a book about Ponch's funny accidents. When Ponch finds out, Jon changes the story and depicts him as a heroic modern day warrior.moreless
    • Supercycle
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      12/2/78
      8.8
      Jon and Ponch pursue the Phantom - a motorcyclist who has been performing illegal stunts on the freeway using a souped-up superbike.
    • Return of the Turks
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      11/25/78
      8.7
      A couple of men, who are old friends of Ponch, try to relive their high school days, driving wrecklessly on the freeway and causing accidents. Meanwhile, Jon has to stop the brother of his deceased, former partner, who is impersonating a CHP.
    • Thrill Show
      Thrill Show
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      2/23/80
      8.7
      Robbers posing as tourists ride on tourist busses and while the bus is mobile they draw weapons and demand anything of value from all the tourists. Bonnie considers leaving the force to join a stunt show which is in town, while Jon and Ponch are on the trail of the gang who are robbing busses.

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    • Mait Team
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      1/13/79
      8.7
      Jon and Ponch investigate when Sindy is blamed for a major accident which leaves her unconscious and 11 people dead.
    • Peaks and Valleys
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      9/16/78
      8.7
      Jon and Ponch are blamed for giving a driver a spinal injury when pulling him out of his car. They have to prove their innocence. The new mechanic, Harlan, has arrived. On a night out at the disco, Ponch and Jon help out a lady whose water broke and is about to give birth.moreless
    • Repo Man
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      1/6/79
      8.7
      A ruthless collection agent plots to destroy Jon´s and Ponch´s credit ratings after they prevent him from harassing private citizens.
    • Family Crisis
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      9/30/78
      8.7
      Jon's nephew starts stealing cars with some friends. Ponch moves into a new apartment. A movie car, designed with special features, is used for robbing banks. The CHP has a hard time catching it.

    • Fast Money
      Fast Money
      Season 5 - Episode 10
      12/5/81
      8.7
      Hijackers use a hi-tech device in order to steal bearer bonds.
    • Wheels of Justice
      Wheels of Justice
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      12/21/80
      8.7
      A repeat drunken driver´s slick lawyer frustrates Jon and Ponch.
    • Second Chance
      Second Chance
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      12/1/79
      8.6

      Jon and Ponch try to apprehend a jewel thief who has hit several condos in Marina Del Ray. Ponch tries to befriend a recovering girl who was injured by the thief during his escape.

    • Jailbirds
      Jailbirds
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      1/12/80
      8.6
      Jon and Ponch are found guilty of contempt and jailed when they refuse to name an informant in court.
    • Drive, Lady, Drive (2)
      Drive, Lady, Drive (2)
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      11/10/79
      8.6
      Candi tries to help the young girl who is unhappy at her foster home. Ponch and Jon move in on the crooks that they have been watching.

    • E.M.T.
      E.M.T.
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      1/19/80
      8.6

      An instructor of an EMT course singles out pupils Jon and Ponch after receiving a citation from them previously. Meanwhile, two little boys don't recognize the dangers of an unstable cave they've built into an embankment.

    • Flashback!
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      4/1/78
      8.6
      Brent Delaney, a rookie fresh out of motorschool, is not liked much by his fellow patrolmen. Police motorbikes are being stolen.

    • Moving Violation
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      10/13/77
      8.6
      When Jon and Ponch stop a speeding car on the freeway, a very large man emerges from the vehicle. The raging driver proceeds to take his car apart and wouldn´t mind doing the same to Ponch who has made the mistake of laughing during the demolition.

      Later Ponch himself gets a ticket, and to keep his driving record clean, enrolls in a driving safety course. He meets people there to whom he´s given tickets.

      Sarge calls Jon to go to a woman whose husband died in an accident that morning. Jon is nearly crying when the little son mistakes him for his daddy.moreless
    • Highway Robbery
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      12/1/77
      8.5
      Jon and Ponch arrest a thief who uses a motorcycle to rob drivers in traffic jams. When Jon recognizes the prisoner as a high-school classmate and a former football hero, he offers him help.

      Ponch has a crush on the beautiful model for a sun lotion ad campaign. Mesmerized by her pictures on highway billboards, he´s determined to date the girl. Learning that Sgt. Getraer knows the model and her family, Ponch attempts to convince Getraer to arrange a date with his dream girl. He gets a surprise when he finally meets Janey.moreless
    • Hot Date
      Hot Date
      Season 6 - Episode 12
      1/9/83
      8.5
      Ponch is held prisoner in his own apartment by a couple of criminals thirsty for revenge.

    • Destruction Derby
      Destruction Derby
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      11/24/79
      8.5
      Jon and Ponch go undercover at a demolition derby on the trail of stolen car parts.
    • Nightingale
      Nightingale
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      3/23/80
      8.5

      Jon and Ponch try to find a mysterious female doctor who pulls a disappearing act after treating accident victims.

    • To Your Health
      To Your Health
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      10/5/80
      8.5
      Jon and Ponch help a farmer and his sisters who have several near-fatal accidents that look like sabotage. Both learn a lot about healthy food.
    • New Guy in Town
      New Guy in Town
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      3/15/81
      8.5
      Martin Beck and his dead brother's wife try to kill Jon and Ponch. He attacks Jon with his van and Jon gets injured. He also hides several bombs in Ponch's car, motorbike, and in an empty car on a field. The new guy, TC, is always a step ahead of the other CHP officers and saves Jon and Ponch more than once.moreless
    • Go-Cart Terror
      Go-Cart Terror
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      9/21/80
      8.5
      While the CHPs pursue furniture thieves, Ponch and Jon prepare a go-cart team for competition, while also trying to help one of its misguided members.
    • A Threat of War (a.k.a. Karate II)
      A Threat of War (a.k.a. Karate II)
      Season 5 - Episode 22
      3/21/82
      8.5
      Andy Macedon is back on the streets again. But this time, he's trying to prove that he's turned over a new leaf. The CHPs again deal with Billy and the gang.
    • Battle of the Bands
      Battle of the Bands
      Season 5 - Episode 16
      1/31/82
      8.5
      While the CHPs try to get a group of punk rockers under control, Ponch kicks off a stint as a singer.
    • Concours d'Elegance
      Concours d'Elegance
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      12/13/81
      8.5
      Jon and Ponch investigate a scam designed to skim profits from auction sales of rare antique motor cars.
    • Dynamite Alley
      Dynamite Alley
      Season 3 - Episode 24
      3/30/80
      8.5
      Bonnie, suffering from driver's fatigue, believes she was forced off the road by a truck after crashing on a mountain road. Her radio buddy is the only key to revealing what really happened.
    • Neighborhood Watch
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      10/14/78
      8.4
      Ponch and Jon have their hands full trying to deal with a persistent dangerous driver and a group of delinquent kids.
    • Rustling
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      1/12/78
      8.4
      Thinking that it is Jon's birthday soon, Ponch plans a surprise birthday party for him. A cattle owner is stealing his own cattle in order to rip off the insurance agency.
    • Sick Leave
      Sick Leave
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      9/28/80
      8.4
      Jon and Ponch try to help their fellow officer, Andy, who is pulling dangerous stunts at work, making warped judgement calls, and causing a strain in the relationship between he, his son, and his comrades at work. The duo keeps an eye on him, while determining the cause.
    • Crash Diet
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      2/23/78
      8.4
      Jon and Ponch gently try to coax a disturbed veteran out of throwing dirt at passing autos. Also, Getraer orders his officers to peel off excess pounds.
    • Pressure Point
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      1/20/79
      8.4
      Jon and Ponch are assigned to protect a VIP and his granddaughter.
    • Finders Keepers
      Finders Keepers
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      11/29/81
      8.4
      Steve is chased and harassed by criminals after recovering their stolen car. Jon falls for a country and western singer.
    • K-9-1
      K-9-1
      Season 5 - Episode 26
      5/9/82
      8.4
      Ponch and Jon work with police sniffer dogs on the trail of bombs, drugs and thieves.
    • Bomb Run
      Bomb Run
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      11/15/81
      8.4
      As the CHPs prepare for a flight show, Bear runs into his former girlfriend, Terri. Although married, she makes a play for Bear to distract him from what she, her husband and father are planning: robbing the flight show bureau. Meanwhile, Jon teaches Ponch how to pilot a plane.
    • A Simple Operation
      A Simple Operation
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      5/17/81
      8.4
      Getraer injures his eye in motorcycle accident. While in the hospital, a hitman thinks that Getraer saw his attack and plans to eliminate Getraer as well.
    • One Two Many
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      1/5/78
      8.3
      CHP officers usually ride in pairs, but this day Ponch leaves Jon to handle an emergency. While Jon is alone, an officer pulls up to a car and acts improperly. The female driver is so frightened that she causes a traffic accident as she speeds away. Jon learns that the mystery man is apparently his double and his career is in jeopardy as long as the phony remains at large.moreless
    • Return of the Brat Patrol
      Return of the Brat Patrol
      Season 6 - Episode 22
      5/1/83
      8.3

      A band of teenage misfits, ex-members of Ponch's Explorer troop, returns to help him catch a group of junior-high extortionists.

    • Name Your Price
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      12/8/77
      8.3
      Rolls Royces are being stolen. The CHP is on overtime to catch the thieves. A car is run off the road by a Porsche. Inside, a man is trapped who happens to be a diabetic. Ponch is a contestant in the gameshow 'Name Your Price'.
    • The Grudge
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      11/11/78
      8.3
      After arresting some frat brothers for cannabis possession, Ponch and Jon find themselves targets of a vendetta by the disgruntled students.
    • Tiger in the Streets
      Tiger in the Streets
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      1/10/82
      8.3
      Jon and Ponch pursue a vengeful mechanic while also tracking an escaped tiger. An employee of a poorly maintained animal park is blamed for the escape, but doesn't notify the police early on. An attractive officer from the animal division assists the duo in its capture.
    • Alarmed
      Alarmed
      Season 5 - Episode 17
      2/14/82
      8.3
      A former mentor of Bonnie's turns out to be a part of a gang that is wanted for grand theft auto when they hunt down valuable cars for big money.
    • 11-99: Officer Needs Help
      11-99: Officer Needs Help
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      1/18/81
      8.3
      A new system is put in use to send back-up faster to help officers that are down and injured. While testing it, the officers also track down thieves that are stealing delivery trucks from loading docks hoping to sell the merchandise.
    • Ride the Whirlwind
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      3/10/79
      8.3
      Sindy, Jon and Ponch go in search of some outlaw bikers.
    • Baby Food
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      10/27/77
      8.3
      A truck loses its load of baby food on the highway. Ponch and Jon learn that the baby food is toxic and try to find the lost boxes. Meanwhile, a hippie couple with a baby finds two of the tainted boxes.
    • High Octane
      High Octane
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      10/6/79
      8.3
      Getraer is injured when pursuing gasoline thieves. While the CHPs try to track and apprehend the thieves, the acting shift sergeant gives Ponch grief about his ability to coach roller hockey.
    • Diamond in the Rough
      Diamond in the Rough
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      11/22/81
      8.2
      A friend of Getraer's son is involved in an accident while a gang of criminals plot a complex bank robbery. Getraer is giving Timmy's friend, Pat, a home while they´re searching for his dad. Pat has problems with Sarge as a father figure.
    • The Hawk and the Hunter
      The Hawk and the Hunter
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      4/5/81
      8.2
      Lyle Pickett, a Vietnam Veteran, threatens Baricza´s dad, Pete, who has a crop dusting business. When Pete hurts his back, Barry helps out. Working two jobs is too much for Barry. He becomes fatigued which causes poor judgment and accidents while on duty. He decides to quit the patrol to help his father. Barry, Pete, Jon and Ponch work together to stop Lyle and save Pete's property.moreless
    • Brat Patrol
      Brat Patrol
      Season 6 - Episode 17
      2/27/83
      8.2
      Ponch and Bobby are on the hunt for a drug dealer, and get some help from a rag-tag gang of youngsters along the way.

    • Dog Gone
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      9/29/77
      8.2
      Ponch and Jon are chasing a dog that causes an accident. They bring it to Central and hide it in a truck. Meanwhile, some guys who want to sabotage Ponch's motorbike mistakenly sabotage Jon´s motorbike instead.

    • Hitch-Hiking Hitch
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      2/9/78
      8.2
      Jon and Ponch find two girls hitch hiking. One blames the other for being there, but Ponch and Jon learn that this is not true. Later they have to save them out of a dangerous situation.
    • High Times
      High Times
      Season 6 - Episode 13
      1/16/83
      8.1
      Ponch and Bobby try to track down a couple of juvenile car thieves.

    • Undertow
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      9/22/77
      8.1
      A woman gets robbed by a tow truck driver and then he causes an accident. A chemical substance is spilled on the highway. Ponch gets intoxicated by the stuff. Jon has to get him to a hospital, but Ponch is not very cooperative.
    • Wheeling
      Wheeling
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      12/8/79
      8.1
      A handicapped driver, whose careless behavior puts him and his friends in danger, and a man whose son was struck in a hit-and-run, cause headaches for Jon and Ponch.
    • The Matchmakers
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      1/27/79
      8.1
      Jon, Ponch and Sindy try to help a suicidal woman after hearing her story about losing her home.
    • The Killer Indy
      The Killer Indy
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      10/25/81
      8.1
      A gang of motorcycle racers terrorize the streets when they rip through the city, having races through city traffic. The leader of the gang challenges McLeish's older brother to a final showdown in order to win the title of King of the Indy.
    • Weed Wars
      Weed Wars
      Season 5 - Episode 5
      10/31/81
      8.0
      A young boy witnesses an accident resulting from feuding drug syndicates recklessly driving along a mountain road. Jon and Ponch investigate with little cooperation from the boy who is using his jinx spells to scare people away since he feels like an outcast.
    • Silent Partner
      Silent Partner
      Season 5 - Episode 19
      2/28/82
      8.0
      Escaping car thieves injure Grossman. Jon and Ponch mistake a man with a hearing and speech defect for a drunken driver.
    • The Volunteers
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      9/23/78
      8.0
      Jon and Ponch volunteer to escort veteran truck driver Charlie Davis and his daughter, Robbie, on a 14-mile journey that could end in disaster at any second. The cargo is unstable liquid chlorine and the obstacles include roads damaged by heavy rains, a multiple car pile up, an escaped tiger, a town that won´t permit the convoy to drive through, and their worst peril: hot, sunny weather that could cause the chlorine to explode with the force of nitroglycerine. Synopsis by Allan Ashermanmoreless
    • Sharks
      Sharks
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      2/22/81
      8.0
      A supposedly quiet day of scuba-diving finds Ponch and Jon face-to-face with a ring of drug smugglers and sharks.
    • Surf's Up
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      1/19/78
      8.0
      Jon and Ponch get sent to Malibu when they ask for a change of scenery. They go to the beach on their time off.
    • The Strippers
      The Strippers
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      2/16/80
      8.0
      Jon and Ponch attempt to trap a gang of car strippers plus bring an end to a drug smuggling operation that uses cargo drops from the air. Ponch and Jon clash with the FBI, who are also tracking the drug smugglers.
    • Moonlight
      Moonlight
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      10/18/81
      8.0
      Ponch and Jon investigate reports of toxic waste being dumped. Meanwhile, the other officers try to get the Sarge in on a celebration of Ponch and Jon's fourth anniversary as partners.

    • Anything But the Truth
      Anything But the Truth
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      11/8/81
      7.9

      Jon and Steve try to track down a man who is terrorising female drivers, and aren't helped by the fact that their main witness is a compulsive liar, as well as Jon's girlfriend.

    • Return to Death's Door
      Return to Death's Door
      Season 6 - Episode 9
      12/12/82
      7.9
      A man blames Ponch for the death of his brother - who was also Ponch's friend - and challenges him to a race.
    • Ponch's Angels (1)
      Ponch's Angels (1)
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      2/28/81
      7.9
      In an effort to humble Ponch, Getraer assigns Ponch to train a female motorcycle officer. Ponch learns what it is like for Getraer to deal with his insubordination when his female trainee displays the same behavior. Meanwhile, the CHPs are trying to recapture escaped prisoners and catch Marina thieves.
    • Vagabonds
      Vagabonds
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      10/11/81
      7.9
      While preparing for a unicar competition, the duo pursue a family in a camper van that's causing accidents to claim the insurance money.
    • Meet the New Guy
      Meet the New Guy
      Season 6 - Episode 1
      10/10/82
      7.8
      Ponch becomes the training officer of new rookie Bobby Nelson as they try to catch a pair of health-club thieves and find a runaway teenage mother who has stolen back the baby she sold.
    • High Explosive
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      12/9/78
      7.8
      Jon and Ponch sort out an accident caused by a misguided youth with a pellet gun. An ambulance driver steals a van and fills it with dynamite after being fired from his job.
    • Bio-Rhythms
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      2/17/79
      7.8
      Sindy has a new study project. She creates Bio-Rhythm charts for all the CHP officers. Robbie Davis (known from episode 24 "The Volunteers") is in trouble again. Someone is attacking her trucks and endangering the drivers' lives. Jon (and especially Ponch) try to help.
    • Suicide Stunt
      Suicide Stunt
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      10/4/81
      7.8
      Ponch and Jon organize a stakeout to catch thieves who have ripped off a motorcycle show ticket office.
    • Country Action
      Country Action
      Season 6 - Episode 14
      1/23/83
      7.8
      Ponch and Bobby are on the trail of a gang of cattle rustlers trying to sell cattle infected with anthrax.

    • The Great 5K Star Race and Boulder Wrap Party (2)
      A boulder causes some problems for Jon and Ponch, while the fundraiser gets underway.

    • Speedway Fever
      Speedway Fever
      Season 6 - Episode 5
      11/7/82
      7.7
      Ponch and Bobby go after a gang of high-speed bike bandits, and a young cadet at the CHP Academy tries to help his brother.
    • CHiPs '99
      CHiPs '99
      Season 6 - Episode 23
      10/27/98
      7.7
      ChiPs returns fifteen years later and things have changed. Jon is now a captain and Ponch is a single father who has returned to the force as a motorcycle cop. The streets of Los Angeles are safe again with these guys back on the job, but will things ever be the same between them?moreless
    • Roller Disco (1)
      Roller Disco (1)
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      9/22/79
      7.7
      While Ponch is busy trying to recruit celebrities for the CHP roller disco, Jon and Getraer deal with a teenage thief. Later, Ponch and Jon chase after two thieves who get away on roller-skates.

    • The Sheik
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      11/18/78
      7.7
      Jon and Ponch pull over a speeding motorist who claims to have diplomatic immunity. When they subsequently accept an invitation to a party, they find themselves being offered bribes by their host.
    • Fox Trap
      Fox Trap
      Season 6 - Episode 16
      2/20/83
      7.7
      Ponch and Bobby try to prevent three female rock musicians from being victimized by an unscrupulous concert promoter.
    • The Greatest Adventures of CHiPs
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      5/12/79
      7.6
      Jon and Ponch are away in Bakersfield. Sarge and their fellow officers back at Central reminisce about the past two years. The two heroes shall be honored with a special prize.
    • Quarantine
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      2/24/79
      7.6
      Central HQ has to be quarantined after a boy is brought in suffering from a mysterious disease. Two crazy criminals are bringing trouble as well. The officers investigate the past of the boy and find a puzzle piece in his "bomb". We learn that Grossie is learning Russian.
    • Drive, Lady, Drive (1)
      Drive, Lady, Drive (1)
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      11/10/79
      7.6
      Ponch and Jon become involved in the case of a young girl whose parents are nowhere to be found. Candi, a racing driver, takes her to the racetrack - with dramatic consequences.

    • Fun House
      Fun House
      Season 6 - Episode 19
      3/13/83
      7.5
      Ponch and Bobby look into a series of thefts at a local campus, while Bruce tries to find a little girl who is abducted by a woman.

    • CHP-BMX
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      3/3/79
      7.3
      Jon and Sindy are training a BMX team for kids. Ponch takes care of a young boy who vandalizes in his school. He wants to see him in the BMX team.

      The sergeant's son, Timmy, has a bad accident. Joe feels guilty and it bothers him so much that he makes mistakes at work.moreless
    • Fast Company
      Fast Company
      Season 6 - Episode 20
      3/20/83
      7.3

      Ponch teams up with Bruce to find the person behind a car theft.

    • Vigilante
      Vigilante
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      5/3/81
      7.3
      When Getraer and his family are harassed by a mysterious vandal, Ponch and Jon step in to find out who is behind it all. They also have to get a handle on a local community patrol operation. One of its members has become a vigilante, using excessive force while trying to fight crime in remembrance of his son who was run down by a drunk driver.moreless
    • Overload
      Overload
      Season 5 - Episode 25
      5/2/82
      7.3
      Computer-theft plotters jam the CHP computer center and attempt to rendezvous with an ocean-bound yacht.
    • Journey to a Spacecraft
      Journey to a Spacecraft
      Season 6 - Episode 15
      2/6/83
      7.3
      Ponch and Bobby have to take care of a kidnapped dog and a sick runaway child, Kevin. Kevin is dreaming of UFOs bringing him away from his sickness. Ponch's friend allows him a look into the night sky.
    • Pilot
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      9/15/77
      7.3
      Jon and Ponch are chasing thieves who steal luxury cars. The thieves are using moving vans with stolen license plates. Ponch has problems with Sgt. Getraer and can´t do anything right by him.
    • Forty Tons of Trouble
      Forty Tons of Trouble
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      1/11/81
      7.3
      Jon, Ponch and the gang try to stop a group of thieves that are stealing heavy equipment from an independent contruction company owner.

      The patrol is also participating in a drag race and have their dragster ripped off by an opposing team consisting of a gang of thieves looking for spare parts.moreless
    • The Spaceman Made Me Do It
      The Spaceman Made Me Do It
      Season 6 - Episode 3
      10/24/82
      7.3
      While on night patrol, Ponch and Bobby respond to a jewelry store alarm. The culprit turns out to be a young girl who claims an alien made her do it.
    • Fallout
      Fallout
      Season 6 - Episode 10
      12/19/82
      7.3
      Anti-nuclear protesters cause trouble for the patrol, including the presence of Getraer's daughter, Ellen, in the group.
    • The Great 5K Star Race and Boulder Wrap Party (1)
      Ponch organizes a celebrity bicycle relay race as a fundraiser, while he and Jon try to track down a criminal duo using a motorbike and sidecar in robberies.

    • Roller Disco (2)
      Roller Disco (2)
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      9/22/79
      7.2
      Ponch and Jon deal with a rock star and help organize a roller-skating fund-raiser. Ponch and Jon continue chasing the roller-skating thieves.

    • Cry Wolf
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      2/16/78
      7.2
      A false alarm ties up CHP, fire engines and ambulances on the freeway. A disturbed young man who is living with his sister does this on purpose.
    • Dead Man's Riddle
      Dead Man's Riddle
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      5/10/81
      7.2

      A psychiatrist joining the Accident Investigation Team fears that she may have been responsible for a serious high-speed accident that the CHPs are currently trying to recreate in an investigation.

    • Day of the Robot
      Day of the Robot
      Season 6 - Episode 11
      1/2/83
      7.2
      Ponch and Bobby have fun with a robot assigned to their station until it becomes a threat to their lives.
    • Tight Fit
      Tight Fit
      Season 6 - Episode 2
      10/17/82
      7.1
      Ponch takes a part-time job as a model for a jeans company, but he finds that he doesn't like being an instant celebrity. He discovers stardom takes him away from his real work, the rewarding job of catching a pair of diamond thieves as well as putting behind bars a sleazy photographer who's been involved in child pornography.moreless
    • Something Special
      Something Special
      Season 6 - Episode 6
      11/21/82
      7.1
      Ponch helps children train for the Special Olympics. An old friend of Bobby's prepares for a parachute jump. Grossie buys a truckload of eggs.
    • Karate
      Karate
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      3/8/81
      7.1

      Ponch and Jon try to clean up Ponch's old neighborhood. But along the way, they have problems, as Andy Macedon, leader of a gang of kids and Ponch's old enemy from his childhood, tries to ruin their chances.

    • The Poachers
      The Poachers
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      10/19/80
      7.0
      An Indian teaches his grandson how to survive in the woods. His son, a successful engineer, doesn´t like the idea and they have a dispute about it. Meanwhile, Jon and Ponch chase poachers who sell the meat of the wild animals to restaurants. The Indians help Jon and Ponch chase the poachers.moreless
    • Things That Go Creep in the Night
      Things That Go Creep in the Night
      Season 6 - Episode 21
      4/10/83
      7.0
      Ponch and Bruce try to protect a woman who is seemingly being stalked by a comic book character.

    • Firepower
      Firepower
      Season 6 - Episode 18
      3/6/83
      6.9
      Ponch and Bobby try to catch a gang of bikers selling dangerous weapons on the black market.

    • Rock Devil Rock
      Rock Devil Rock
      Season 6 - Episode 4
      10/31/82
      6.9
      Ponch and Bobby help a rock star who claims that attempts have been made on his life. Also, Ponch performs a daring rescue and the CHP officers throw a wild Halloween party.

    • Ponch's Angels (2)
      Ponch's Angels (2)
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      3/1/81
      6.8
      Now that Jon has been assigned a female officer to train as well, they all must work together to shut down the Marina operation and recapture the escaped prisoners.
    • This Year's Riot
      This Year's Riot
      Season 6 - Episode 7
      11/28/82
      6.6
      On temporary duty, Ponch and Bobby hunt a drug dealer and mediate a dispute over a nude beach.
    • Trained for Trouble
      Trained for Trouble
      Season 5 - Episode 23
      4/4/82
      6.4
      While trained animal bank robbers make monkeys of the cops, Ponch discovers that a look-alike in CHP uniform is a stripteaser at a ladies only nightclub.
    • Satan's Angels
      Satan's Angels
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      12/14/80
      6.0
      Bonnie is kidnapped by a gang of bikers, so Jon and Ponch are sent to find her. Meanwhile, Getraer has labor pains as he works through the situation, while his wife is in and out of the hospital on labor false alarms.
    • Mitchell & Woods
      Mitchell & Woods
      Season 5 - Episode 12
      12/17/81
      4.6
      Female patrolwomen Mitchell and Woods find themselves on the trail of a murder suspect.
    • Force Seven
      Force Seven
      Season 5 - Episode 27
      5/23/82
      3.9
      We are introduced to a secret LAPD unit dedicated to the preservation of human life through the use of martial arts.
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