CHiPs (1983)

Season 3 Episode 1

Roller Disco (1)

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Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Sep 22, 1979 on NBC
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Roller Disco (1)
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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.

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    Michael Dorn

    Michael Dorn

    Officer Turner (1980-82)

    Lou Wagner

    Lou Wagner

    Harlan (1978-83)

    Robert Pine

    Robert Pine

    Joe Getraer

    Erik Estrada

    Erik Estrada

    Officer Frank "Ponch" Poncherello

    Larry Wilcox

    Larry Wilcox

    Officer Jon Baker (1977-1982)

    Randi Oakes

    Randi Oakes

    Officer Bonnie Clark (1979-82)

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    • TRIVIA (2)

      • Starting with this episode, all motor officers can be seen riding new Kawasaki KZ-1000P/KZ-1000C4 motorcycles, as opposed to older model KZ-900Ps from previous seasons.

      • From CHiPs Online:
        After the tailgaters create their first accident, you can spot the jump ramps from the jumping cars.

        After Jimmy fires his agent, he calls someone and tells them to bring his Ferrari to the hospital parking lot. He then says instructs them to "leave the keys over the visor." If you had a Ferrari, would you do something as stupid as that?

        Luckily nobody stole the Ferrari...but they messed with the odometer! After the commercial, the lower mileage gauge is at 861, then 861, then 862, and in the final shot we see it change from 861 to 862. (You need a good freeze-frame to see this "Oops"!)

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      • As he did in this episode, Leif Garrett played a rock star in the season 3, episode 1, Wonder Woman episode, "My Teenage Idol Is Missing."

      • Bill Daily (Balford) is known for his roles on I Dream of Jeannie and The Bob Newhart Show. Larry Linville (Carlin) is best known as Frank Burns on M*A*S*H. Larry Storch (Franco) is best known as Cpl. Agarn from F Troop.

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