CHiPs/Family Crisis

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Family Crisis
Season 2, Episode 3
Airdate September 30, 1978
Written by William D. Gordon, James Doherty
Directed by Phil Bondelli
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Family Crisis is the third episode of the second season of CHiPs, and the twenty-fifth episode overall.

Guest Stars: Christopher Knight (Wes Miller), Danny Bonaduce (Fred Martin), Jack Carter (Salesman)

Co-Starring: Don Stark (Officer Allen), Denise DuBarry (Sue), Gene Dynarski (Captain Gruber), Shell Kepler (Gail), Leslie King (Betsy), Joan Crosby (Manager), Michael Potter (Detective)


Plot Overview

Ponch discovers that Jon's nephew is part of a gang of kids who hot-wire cars for joy-riding and abandoning them on the freeway. A headstrong new female officer has a theory about the theft of a special car made for a movie and its use in a series of diamond thefts, but Getraer orders her to just stick to her patrol. Ponch also moves into an apartment near the marina.


Arc Advancement





The Show

First appearance of Brianne Leary as Officer Sindy Cahill.

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments



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