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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. 5 : Weed Wars Oct 31, 1981

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    Two greedy, small-time marijuana growers looking to make a huge profit run afoul of the law and syndicate hoods; guest Chris Lemmon.

  • Season 5, Ep. 4 : The Killer Indy Oct 25, 1981

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    Jon and Steve combat a gang of outlaw bikers conducting high-speed races on city streets to determine the ultimate motorcycle champion.

  • Season 5, Ep. 3 : Moonlight Oct 18, 1981

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    While moonlighting as a movie studio's technical advisor, Ponch uncovers a company illegally dumping toxic waste; guest Tige Andrews.

  • Season 5, Ep. 2 : Vagabonds Oct 11, 1981

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    A faked bicycle/car accident alerts Jon and Ponch to a well-organized family crime ring; guest Ed Harris.

  • Season 5, Ep. 1 : Suicide Stunt Oct 4, 1981

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    Jon and Ponch encounter a Hungarian daredevil, hit-and-run bandits and a circus aboard the permanently moored liner Queen Mary.

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