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Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 15, 1977
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network

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CHiPs

"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 and Frank "Ponch" Poncherello.

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The Real "CHiPs" Aired: Jun. 05, 2007

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The show had 7 seasons and 141 episodes air between 1977 and 1983.

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  • Midway through the final season, Tom Reilly was arrested for drug possession. This resulted in his character Bobby having his role reduced, with Bruce Penhall having his role as Bobby's…
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    Midway through the final season, Tom Reilly was arrested for drug possession. This resulted in his character Bobby having his role reduced, with Bruce Penhall having his role as Bobby's brother Bruce being elevated. The CHP also threatened to revoke the show's use of their badge and related imagery over the bad publicity due to the arrest.
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  • Ponch was among the first leading characters on a dramatic series whose ethnicity was Latino. He's often cited as among the first positive or non stereotypical portrayal of a Hispanic…
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    Ponch was among the first leading characters on a dramatic series whose ethnicity was Latino. He's often cited as among the first positive or non stereotypical portrayal of a Hispanic American on a regular prime time drama series.
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  • The word "Chippie" as slang for CHP officer dates to the 1950s or earlier, but was rarely used until popularized by this show. The word "CHiP" was coined by the producers after the network…
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    The word "Chippie" as slang for CHP officer dates to the 1950s or earlier, but was rarely used until popularized by this show. The word "CHiP" was coined by the producers after the network balked at the name "Chippies".
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