“CHiPs” combines action, heroics and fun event-packed storylines ranging from freeway gridlock to wild roadway pursuits.
01 - Pilot
After tracking a gang of sports car thieves, Ponch and Jon earn commendations. Ponch also learns his probation period is over.
02 - Undertow
Ponch accidentally breathes some nitrous oxide, leaving him ineffective. The CHP investigate reports of a tow truck driver robbing people whose cars break down. Jim Backus guest stars.
03 - Dog Gone
Ponch and Jon rescue a dog that causes an accident.
04 - A Moving Violation
Ponch and Jon track a stolen bus and deal with a mad driver who begins to dismantle his car after receiving a ticket for speeding. Rosie Grier guest stars.
05 - Career Day
Ponch is asked to appear at his former high school's Career Day, and Jon helps him entertain the audience.
06 - Baby Food
The CHP officers investigate a shipment of baby food that spilled from a truck and is contaminated with botulism.
07 - Taking its Toll
The CHP investigate a series of thefts by bandits at a toll booth.
08 - Green Thumb Burglar
Landscape larceny of the plants and shrubs along the Los Angeles freeways poses a $60,000 problem for the CHP and Jon and Ponch.
09 - Hustle
The officers investigate some motorcycle-riding thieves, while Ponch convinces Jon to join a CHP bowling tournament.
10 - Highway Robbery
When Alice the Elephant breaks out of her circus wagon during a freeway tie-up, Ponch and Jon have to think fast to keep both the pachyderm and nearby motorists under control. And a motorcyclist robbing people turns out to be Jon's former football teammate. Vito Scotti guest stars.
11 - Name Your Price
Ponch tries to win fame and fortune on a game show called "Name Your Price," which guest stars Jack Knight.
12 - Aweigh We Go
While assigned to duty at a weigh station, Ponch and Jon go after a hijacked truck.
13 - One Two Many
Complaints come into headquarters about Jon when a fake CHP officer resembling him causes problems along the highway during traffic stops.
14 - Rustling
The CHP investigate a group of cattle rustlers trying to cheat insurance companies.
15 - Surf's Up
The idea of a respite from mid-town traffic hassles after a temporary transfer to Malibu Beach delights Jon and Ponch who long for a more tranquil setting.
16 - Vintage '54
The thief of a vintage car, a sky diver who becomes snagged on a freeway overpass and an infant misplaced by her parents during a car swap plague the CHP.
17 - Hitch-Hiking Hitch
Former pro-football player Ben Davidson guest stars as a muscular truck driver who has his own method for obtaining parking spaces, and a pair of hitch-hiking teenaged girls cause problems for Ponch and Jon.
18 - Cry Wolf
A rash of calls send CHP officers, ambulances and fire trucks to the scenes of nonexistent accidents.
19 - Crash Diet
Officers Jon and Ponch suffer wounded egos when a girl's volleyball team trounces them. A mysterious man throws dirt on the windshields of cars on the freeway; a driving instructor's terrified student encounters "the Freeway Thrower"; and a run-away trailer truck of explosives keep the officers busy.
20 - Rainy Day
A compulsive gambler who loses in a poker game, a gun-loving motorist and a kindergarten teacher with an eye for Officer Poncherello create problems.
21 - Crack-Up
Phyllis Diller guest stars as Wanda, a jovial hospital patient who prescribes laughter as the best panacea when Jon is seriously injured by a vindictive felon bent on "getting even" with police officers.
22 - Flashback
The self-assured attitude of a conceited rookie with important political connections at the state capital evokes a range of emotions--from fury to guarded understanding for Jon and Ponch.