Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 03, 1955
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
Syndicated TV Network
Genre

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Highway Patrol

Highway Patrol screams onto the scene with fast cars and the catch phrase "10-4". Each week, Chief Dan Matthews (Broderick Crawford) leads his troops into another roadway adventure. Matthews is a tough, no-nonsense Chief of the Highway Patrol.

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Highway Patrol Season 1 (1955)

1x01 1 1x01 Prison Break / Road Block
Dan Mathews and the Highway Patrol swing into action when a convict escapes from prison and begins committing one ruthless action after another in an effort to break the trap closing ...
Oct. 03, 1955
1x02 1 1x02 Machine Story Copter / Machine Napping Copter
Dan Mathews and the Highway Patrol are on the chase when a giant computer is "kidnapped" from an electronics company by two men. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x03 1 1x03 Reckless Driving
Salesman Harry Brandt, whose driver's license has been suspended, gets his wife to drive him to an important conference but takes the wheel after her glasses get broken. Encountering ...
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1x04 1 1x04 Lookout
A man decides to go bowling with two brothers one afternoon but things go awry pretty fast when the two siblings hold up a diner and kill its owner. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x05 1 1x05 Gambling
A sheriff asks the help of Dan Mathews in closing down an illegal gambling den that has defied all his previous efforts to close it. It seems as though there are two doors in the joint ...
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1x06 1 1x06 Hitchhiker
As part of an insurance scam, six hitchhikers have been picked up and murdered along the highway with their deaths being made to appear accidental. Dan traces the insurance payoffs ...
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1x07 1 1x07 Desert Town
On an inspection tour of rural patrol stations, Dan stops for breakfast in a small, desert town only to find the place almost deserted. His curiousity getting the better of him, he ...
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1x08 1 1x08 Radioactive
A thief steals a piece of equipment that contains radioactive elements. The thief gets caught but he jettisoned the equipment so now there's a huge search to find it before the radioactive ...
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1x09 1 1x09 Reformed Criminal
A farmer's cooperative agent is reported missing while carrying a large sum of crash. Dan, upon learning that the man has a criminal record, assumes that he's still a criminal and has ...
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1x10 1 1x10 Father Thief
Dan discovers that the father of a young man who brought an injured patrolman to the hospital is running a stolen goods ring. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x11 1 1x11 Retired Gangster
Dan is assigned to protect a former mobster turned rancher who is scheduled to testify in front of a grand jury probe. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x12 1 1x12 Phony Insurance
Dan does battle with a highway protection racket. The leader's men cause trucks to break down on the highway, then he moves into offer his servicing which will prevent further "accidents." ...
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1x13 1 1x13 Escort
An anonymous caller tips Dan that a mobster is planning to kill a state senator who's preparing to head up a crime commission. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x14 1 1x14 Resort
Dan encounters a heroin ring and traces its source to a fashionable resort hotel. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x15 1 1x15 Girl Bandit
A bank messenger's wife gets him to steal a large sum of money but she double-crosses him and runs off with another man--and the loot from the robbery. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x16 1 1x16 Mountain Copter
Dan and a forest ranger use a helicopter to pursue a fugitive in a remote wilderness area. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x17 1 1x17 Lie Detector
An elderly motel owner identifies a man as her assailant but a polygraph test shows he's innocent. A few days later, the woman is robbed again. The original suspect is fingered again ...
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1x18 1 1x18 Scared Cop
One of Dan's best officers resigns from the force after failing to arrest his escaped convict brother. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x19 1 1x19 Harbor Story
Three robbers knock over a bank in a coastal town but plan their escape by sea instead of by highway. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x20 1 1x20 Hit and Run
A woman falsely confesses to a hit-and-run accident committed by her daughter but a shoeprint found at the scene convinces Dan that the daughter is the actual culprit. Source: www. ...
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1x21 1 1x21 Car Theft
Dan uncovers a complicated stolen car racket. The crooks buy late model wrecks for their licenses and registrations, then steal identical models, repaint them, and switch the plates. ...
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1x22 1 1x22 Human Bomb
After an engineer is fired from his job at a chemical company he decides to become a suicide bomber and blow up the entire factory--along with perhaps a few city blocks. Source: ww ...
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1x23 1 1x23 Plane Crash
A forest ranger calls the Highway Patrol when he sees a small plane appearing to make a forced landing. Dan arrives on the scene and finds the plane empty and the ranger's murdered ...
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1x24 1 1x24 Desert Copter
Dan takes to the skies once again in a helicopter in pursuit of a fugitive who's taken two fossil hunting college professors hostage in the desert. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x25 1 1x25 Plant Robbery
A duplicate armored truck is used in a daring robbery. Dan traces the truck to an auto expert who's later found murdered. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x26 1 1x26 Released Convict
Dan and his men follow a robber just released from prison who's heading to the hills to retrieve the loot from its hiding place. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x27 1 1x27 Motorcycle A
The owner of a diner, who hates all motorcyclists because of a previous incident, orders two peaceful bikers out of his establishment at gunpoint. In the ensuing chaos, a patrolman ...
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1x28 1 1x28 Mental Patient
When a farmer is found beaten to death, an escaped mental patient who was seen in the area is the leading suspect. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x29 1 1x29 License Plates
An unpredictable bank robber makes things rough for the Highway Patrol until a young lad memorizes the license plate number of his getaway car. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x30 1 1x30 Hitchhiker Dies
When a bandit gets killed after pulling off a robbery at a plastics plant, his insider accomplices point the finger at an innocent man. It's up to Dan Mathews to get to the truth. Source: ...
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1x31 1 1x31 Blast Area Copter
A fugitive carjacks a woman but they run out of gas and unwittingly wander into an area that the Highway Patrol has just cleared for blasting. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x32 1 1x32 Anti-toxin
Dan and the Highway Patrol race against time to get medicine to a young boy suffering from a serious condition. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x33 1 1x33 Dead Patrolman
The trail in the murder of a patrolman leads to a stolen car racket. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x34 1 1x34 Art Robbery
The business manager of an art collector masterminds a theft of some valuable works of art but things go awry when a murder is committed during the escape. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x35 1 1x35 Runaway Boy
Afraid of impending eye surgery, a 12 year old boy runs away. Dan and the Highway Patrol then encounter all sorts of obstacles to the boy's safe return. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x36 1 1x36 Taxi
An armed robber holds up a gas station and then flees in a taxi. Source: www.TVRage.com
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1x37 1 1x37 Missing Witness
A man is sentenced to death for murder and his former fiancee tries a desperate ruse posing as a witness who says she can identify the real killer. Dan sees through the woman's ruse ...
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1x38 1 1x38 Prospector
An old prospector discovers loot from a robbery that was hidden on his mining claim. The prospector then proceeds to spend some of the money like a drunken sailor on shore leave which ...
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1x39 1 1x39 Christmas Story
A six year old girl, dismayed at her parents' separation on Christmas Eve, runs away to talk to Santa Claus. Source: www.TVRage.com
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