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Series Summary
California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers Jon Baker and Frank "Ponch" Poncherello cruise the freeways of Los Angeles, solve crimes and help people in trouble in this cop show. The stakes usually weren't very high -- the better to highlight the personal lives of Ponch and Jon.

Air Dates: 1977 - 1983

Genres: Crime drama, Action

Network: NBC

  • Season 5, Ep. 11 : Concours D'Elegance Dec 13, 1981

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    Ponch, Jon and Steve investigate an elaborate scam involving socialites, classic cars and high finance; guest Joan Prather.

  • Season 5, Ep. 10 : Fast Money Dec 5, 1981

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    Ponch's apartment building goes condo; Jon's girlfriend, a courier, is robbed by a mechanical wizard.

  • Season 5, Ep. 9 : Finders Keepers Nov 29, 1981

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    Steve becomes the target of a mob figure who thinks he took an incriminating cassette from a stolen car; guest Amy Madigan.

  • Season 5, Ep. 8 : Diamond in the Rough Nov 22, 1981

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    The CHP tries to reunite a troubled boy and his father, and inadvertently uncovers a plot to steal diamonds.

  • Season 5, Ep. 7 : Bomb Run Nov 15, 1981

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    Ponch's flying lessons prove useful when a woman's life is at stake during a theft at an air show; guest Ed Nelson.

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