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CHiPs ratings (TV show, 1977-1983)

Rank 5,037 / 27,682
Trend 23
Genres Drama, Crime, Mystery
Seasons 6
Episodes 139
Total votes 12,906
Average votes 93
Average rating 7.2 / 10

"CHiPs," which stood for California Highway Patrol, followed the daily beats of two state motorcycle patrolmen as they patrolled the freeway system in and around Los Angeles. Officer Jon Baker was the straight, serious officer while Frank "Ponch" Poncherello was the more free- wheeling member of the duo; both reported to Sgt. Joe Getraer, who gave out assignments and advice in handling the cases. Each episode saw a compilation of incidents, ranging from the humorous (e.g., a stranded motorist) to criminal investigations (such as hijackings) and tragic incidents (such as a fiery multi-car pile-up with multiple deaths. Other aspects of Ponch and Jon's daily work were highlighted as well; the social lives of both officers (they were both single) often provided the lighter moments. On occassion, Ponch and Jon were assisted by a female "Chippie" at first, the very beautiful Sindy Cahill; and later, the more wholesome Bonnie Clark. In 1982, Ponch got a new partner, Bobby Nelson (series star...

Directors: Alexander Grasshoff, Arnold Laven, Barry Crane, Bernard L. Kowalski, Bruce Kessler, Charles Bail, Christian I. Nyby II, Don Chaffey, Don McDougall, Don Weis, Donald L. Gold, Earl Bellamy, Edward M. Abroms, Georg Fenady, Gordon Hessler, Harvey S. Laidman, Ivan Nagy, John Astin, John Florea, John Patterson, John Peyser, Larry Wilcox, Lee H. Katzin, Leslie H. Martinson, Michael Caffey, Nicholas Colasanto, Nicholas Sgarro, Paul Krasny, Paul Nuckles, Phil Bondelli, Ric Rondell, Richard A. Colla, Richard Irving, Winrich Kolbe Writers: Arthur Marks, Barney Slater, Bob Mitchell, Bruce Reisman, Burton Armus, Carole Raschella, Christian I. Nyby II, Dean R. Koontz, Donald L. Gold, Doug Heyes Jr., Elliott Street, Esther Mitchell, Frank Chase, Frank Telford, George Geiger, Gerald Sanford, Ivan Nagy, Jack Hanrahan, James Doherty, James Schmerer, Jim Carlson, Jock MacKelvie, Karl Tunberg, L. Ford Neale, Larry Alexander, Loraine Despres, Marshall Herskovitz, Max Hodge, Michael Raschella, Milt Rosen, Mort Thaw, Norman Hudis, Paul Playdon, Rex Benson, Rick Edelstein, Rick Mittleman, Rick Rosner, Robert Biheller, Rudolph Borchert, Shirley Ulmer, Simon Muntner, Skip Webster, Stephen Kandel, Stephen Lord, Vander Cecil, William D. Gordon, William Douglas Lansford, William Douglas Lansford
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