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CHiPs (TV Show - 1977) THE PREMISE California Highway Patrol officers Jon Baker (Larry Wilcox) and Frank Poncherello (Erik Estrada) keep the streets safe,...CHiPs (TV Show - 1977)Drama THE PREMISE California Highway Patrol officers Jon Baker (Larry Wilcox) and Frank Poncherello (Erik Estrada) keep the streets safe,...2007-06-08
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CHiPs (TV Show - 1977)

Genre: Drama; Starring: Erik Estrada, Paul Linke, Robert Pine, Larry Wilcox; Broadcaster: NBC

THE PREMISE California Highway Patrol officers Jon Baker (Larry Wilcox) and Frank Poncherello (Erik Estrada) keep the streets safe, the women charmed, and the Ding Dongs handy.

BEST EPISODE ”Dog Gone” has comedy (the cops chase a dog) and drama (someone tampers with one of their bikes)…plus the first shot of Ponch shirtless.

THREE DECADES LATER… Ride-along sequences feel like filler, but the emphasis on character over crime-scene investigation is refreshing. B

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