Powerful patrol cars, fast motorcycles, and superheterodyne two-way radios combine to fight crime on the rural highways of America's wide open spaces.
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 Chief Dan Mathews / ... (156 episodes, 1955-1959)
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 Sgt. Ken Williams / ... (65 episodes, 1955-1959)
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Powerful patrol cars, fast motorcycles, and superheterodyne two-way radios combine to fight crime on the rural highways of America's wide open spaces.

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September 1955 (USA)  »

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Patrulla de caminos  »

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$20,000 (estimated)
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(156 episodes)

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Like Broderick Crawford who appeared on CHiPs (1977) once, William Boyett also appeared on the program, appearing a total of three times. In CHiPs: The Great 5K Star Race and Boulder Wrap Party: Part 1 (1980) and CHiPs: The Great 5K Star Race and Boulder Wrap Party: Part 2 (1980) he played a CalTrans supervisor, and in CHiPs: Silent Partner (1982), contrary to his normal police officer role he played a car thief. In between the two, he was best known for playing Sgt. MacDonald, appearing 129 times on Adam-12 (1968). See more »

Goofs

Throughout the series, a common tactic was to establish roadblocks. While this tactic could be effective given enough information and manpower, it would take far more officers and cars than would be assigned to rural or suburban areas by a state police agency. See more »

Quotes

[Repeated line]
Chief Dan Mathews: Ten-four!
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Referenced in Stand by Me (1986) See more »

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I was a car nut at the time, and still am.
23 December 1998 | by (Dunstable, Ma) – See all my reviews

I was about 14 when this show first aired and like most teenagers I used to like the cars and the car chases. My uncle had a 1955 Buick Century hardtop and I would pretend that it was a Highway Patrol Car. I saw a few poor copies lately and the production values were rough but I still wish I had some good copies of the shows. Too bad they are not on video.


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