CHiPs: Season 6

MGM/UA (1982)

Adventure, Crime, Action
USA / English / 1071 mins
IMDb 6.4

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Robert Pine Sgt. Joseph Getraer
Erik Estrada Officer Frank Poncherello
Bruce Penhall Officer Bruce Nelson
Larry Wilcox Officer Jon Baker
Lew Saunders Officer Gene Fritz
Brianne Leary Officer Sindy Cahill
Clarence Gilyard Junior Officer Benjamin Webster
Tina Gayle Officer Kathy Linahan
Paul Linke Officer Arthur Grossman
Brodie Greer Officer Barry Baricza
Lou Wagner Harlan Arliss
Randi Oakes Officer Bonnie Clark
Michael Dorn Officer Jebediah Turner

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Writer Rick Rosner
Producer Cy Chermak, Paul Rabwin, Larry Mollin, Paul Mason
Photography Peter Salim, Robert F. Sparks
Musician Alan Silvestri, Luchi De Jesus


Lighthearted look at the adventures of two Highway Patrol officers in Los Angeles. The main characters are Jon Baker and Frank Poncherello, two motorcycle officers always on the street to save lives.


Episode 1: Meet the New Guy

60 min Oct 10, 1982
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.
Director: John Astin
Writer: Paul Mason, Joseph Gunn

Episode 2: Tight Fit

60 min Oct 17, 1982
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.
Director: John Florea
Writer: Paul Mason, Joseph Gunn
Guest starring: Robert Tessier

Episode 3: The Spaceman Made Me Do It

60 min Oct 24, 1982
While on night patrol, Ponch and Bobby respond to a jewellery store alarm. The culprit turns out to be a young girl who claims an alien made her do it.
Director: Winrich Kolbe
Writer: Donald L. Gold

Episode 4: Rock Devil Rock

60 min Oct 31, 1982
Ponch and Bobby help a rock star who claims attempts have been made on his life.
Director: John Astin
Writer: Larry Mollin

Episode 5: Speedway Fever

60 min Nov 07, 1982
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.
Director: Chuck Bail
Writer: Gerald Sanford, Paul Mason, Paul Playdon

Episode 6: Something Special

60 min Nov 21, 1982
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.
Director: Chuck Bail
Writer: Beverly Bloomberg, Pamela Ryan

Episode 7: This Year's Riot

60 min Nov 28, 1982
On temporary duty Ponch and Bobby hunt a drug dealer and mediate a dispute over a nude beach.
Director: Richard A. Colla
Writer: Larry Mollin

Episode 8: Head Over Heels

60 min Dec 05, 1982
Ponch meets the woman he wants to wed. But his love dies by an accicent, caused by a drunken driver.
Director: Richard Irving
Writer: Loraine Despres

Episode 9: Return to Death's Door

60 min Dec 12, 1982
A man blames Ponch for the death of his brother - who was also Ponch's friend - and challenges him to a race.
Director: Winrich Kolbe
Writer: Gerald Sanford

Episode 10: Fallout

60 min Dec 19, 1982
Anti-nuclear protesters cause trouble for the patrol, not least due to the presence of Getraer's daughter Ellen in the group.
Director: Nicholas Sgarro
Writer: Norman Hudis, Larry Mollin

Episode 11: Day of the Robot

60 min Jan 02, 1983
Ponch and Bobby have fun with a robot assigned to their station until it becomes a threat to their lives.
Director: Phil Bondelli
Writer: Gerald Sanford

Episode 12: Hot Date

60 min Jan 09, 1983
Ponch is held prisoner in his own apartment by a couple of criminals thirsty for revenge.
Director: John Florea
Writer: Paul Mason, Joseph Gunn

Episode 13: High Times

60 min Jan 16, 1983
Ponch and Bobby try to track down a couple of juvenile car thieves.
Director: Phil Bondelli
Writer: Gerald Sanford

Episode 14: Country Action

60 min Jan 23, 1983
Ponch and Bobby are on the trail of a gang of cattle rustlers trying to sell cattle infected with anthrax.
Director: Chuck Bail
Writer: Paul Mason, Joseph Gunn

Episode 15: Journey to a Spacecraft

60 min Feb 06, 1983
Ponch and Bobby have to take care of a kidnapped dog and a sick child runaway. Kevin is dreaming from ufos bringing him away from his sickness. Ponchs friend allows him a look into the night sky.
Director: Richard Irving
Writer: Gerald Sanford

Episode 16: Fox Trap

60 min Feb 20, 1983
Ponch and Bobby try to prevent three female rock musicians from being victimized by an unscrupulous concert promoter.
Director: Chuck Bail
Writer: Larry Mollin

Episode 17: Brat Patrol

60 min Feb 27, 1983
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.
Director: John Astin
Writer: Paul Mason, Joseph Gunn

Episode 18: Firepower

60 min Mar 06, 1983
Ponch and Bobby try to catch a gang of bikers selling dangerous weapons on the black market.
Director: Phil Bondelli
Writer: Donald L. Gold

Episode 19: Fun House

60 min Mar 13, 1983
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.
Director: Chuck Bail
Writer: Gerald Sanford

Episode 20: Fast Company

60 min Mar 20, 1983
Ponch teams up with Bruce to find the person behind a car theft.
Director: Phil Bondelli
Writer: Gerald Sanford, Barry Jacobs, Stuart Jacobs

Episode 21: Things That Go Creep in the Night

60 min Apr 10, 1983
Ponch and Bruce try to protect a woman who is seemingly being stalked by a comic book character.
Director: Robert Pine
Writer: Barry Jacobs, Stuart Jacobs
Guest starring: Kelly Preston

Episode 22: Return of the Brat Patrol

60 min May 01, 1983
A band of teenage misfits, ex-members of Ponch's Explorer troop, returns to help him catch a group of junior-high extortionists.
Director: Phil Bondelli
Writer: Loraine Despres, Paul Mason, Joseph Gunn


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