CHiPs (1983)

Season 5 Episode 12

Mitchell & Woods

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



  • Trivia

    • Ironically, Cindy Morgan is Melanie Mitchell in this episode.  In the previous season, she played Ponch's girlfriend in "Ponch's Angels," the two-part episode that introduced Melanie Mitchell (and her partner, Paula Woods).

    • In the opening, Mitchell & Woods claim to have been riding motors for 6 years.  They were just trained by Ponch & Jon the previous year.

    • The Paula Woods character in season 4's Ponch's Angels was a white female. Mysteriously in this episode, after her first year as a motorcycle officer, Paula Woods became a black woman.

    • After the guy in the closet hits a dumpster with his car, there's a shot where you can see the shadow of the camera man in the street.

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • This episode aired on a Thursday, the same week as Concours de Elegance.

    • This makes Paul Gale's (Lt. Richards) 3rd appearance. He also guest starred in Wheeling and To Your Health.

    • Ponch and Jon are only seen at the opening and at the end of this episode. This episode was meant to help boost a new series that centered around Mitchell and Woods.

    • Mitchell and Woods, although played by different actors in this episode, first appeared in the episode Ponch's Angels.

  • Allusions