CHiPs

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CHiPs
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Premiere September 15, 1977
Finale May 1, 1983
Creator created by:
Rick Rosner
developed for TV by:
Paul Playdon
Network NBC
Style 60-minute crime drama
Company Rosner Television
MGM Television
Seasons 6
Episodes 139
Origin USA

CHiPs is a crime drama that aired on NBC.

CHiPs followed the lives of two motorcycle police officers of the California Highway Patrol.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Erik Estrada Officer Francis Llewellyn "Ponch" Poncherello 1 2 3 4 5 6
Larry Wilcox Officer Jon Baker 1 2 3 4 5
Tom Reilly Officer Bobby "Hot Dog" Nelson 6
Robert Pine Sgt. Joseph Getraer 1 2 3 4 5 6
Supporting/Recurring Cast
Paul Linke Officer Arthur Grossman 1 2 3 4 5 6
Michael Dorn Officer Jebediah Turner 3 4 5
Tina Gayle Officer Kathy Linahan 6
Clarence Gilyard, Jr. Officer Benjamin Webster 6
Brodie Greer Officer Barry Baricza 1 2 3 4 5
Bruce Jenner Officer Steve McLeish 5
Brianne Leary Officer Sindy Cahill 2
Randi Oakes Officer Bonnie Clark 3 4 5
Bruce Penhall Officer Bruce Nelson 6
Lew Saunders Officer Gene Fritz 1 2 3 4
Lou Wagner Harlan Arliss 2 3 4 5 6

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
NBC
Season One September 15, 1977 April 1, 1978 22
Season Two September 16, 1978 May 12, 1979 23
Season Three September 22, 1979 March 30, 1980 24
Season Four September 21, 1980 May 17, 1981 21
Season Five October 4, 1981 May 23, 1982 27
Season Six October 10, 1982 May 1, 1983 22

Reunion Movie

Title Network Airdate
CHiPs '99 TNT October 27, 1998

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Season Sets
The Complete First Season June 5, 2007 6

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The Complete Second Season June 3, 2008 4

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The Complete Third Season March 3, 2015 5

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External Links