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(1977–1983)

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Season 5

4 Oct. 1981
Suicide Stunt
The CHP is keeping an eye on a motorcycle star from Hungary (still under Soviet rule) who is in town for a benefit.
 
11 Oct. 1981
Vagabonds
A family of con artists are operating in the area. Jon and Ponch meet the son of one of them before they knew of them. At the same time the mother of the son wants her husband to go straight but his brother won't let him.
 
18 Oct. 1981
Moonlight
Toxic waste is being dumped. Jon and Ponch have their four-year anniversary for riding together, and Ponch works an off-duty detail on a movie set.
 
25 Oct. 1981
The Killer Indy
The CHP is looking for a biker gang who goes around racing in the streets and who were also responsible for an accident. New CHP officer Steve McLeish thinks that the gang is trying to emulate something McLeish calls an Indy which is a motorcycle race. And it turns out his brother Toro's considered to be the best at it. And the leader is challenging him. And it turns out that his other brother, Ted hangs with the gang.
 
31 Oct. 1981
Weed Wars
When a young boy witnesses an accident caused by feuding drug syndicates reckless driving along a mountain road. Jon and Ponch take the case.
 
8 Nov. 1981
Anything But the Truth
Jon's new girlfriend is the only eye witness of the man who has been conducting a string of hit and run robberies. However, she is a compulsive liar, and any testimony she gives isn't credible.
 
15 Nov. 1981
Bomb Run
Baricza is suspicious when his old girlfriend, who's afraid of flying, is going to perform in the air show.
 
22 Nov. 1981
Diamond in the Rough
Thieves are planning a con job. Before the job takes place, they are in a hit and run crash with a friend of Sgt. Getrear's son, who is taken in by the Getrears. Jon investigates the crash and finds there is more involved than a crash.
 
29 Nov. 1981
Finders Keepers
A stolen car causes problems for Steve McLeish, Jon meets a popular singer, and a bounty hunter is trying to get a fugitive back to Texas.
 
5 Dec. 1981
Fast Money
Thieves are ripping off couriers on the freeway using a unique method, Ponch has to find a new apartment, and Jon is dating one of Ponch's neighbors who becomes Ponch's temporary roommate.
 
13 Dec. 1981
Concours d'Elegance
Ponch and Jon investigate a wealthy man who is ripping off his family's charity car auction.
 
18 Dec. 1981
Mitchell & Woods
In a spin-off episode, Ocean City PD motorcycle officers Paula Woods and Melanie Mitchell are promoted to detective and investigate a murder.
 
3 Jan. 1982
Breaking Point
After an accident, Ponch has doubts about riding a motorcycle.
 
10 Jan. 1982
Tiger in the Streets
A tiger escapes from a new wildlife park and an ex-con engages car club members in road battles.
 
17 Jan. 1982
Bright Flashes
Someone is committing robberies using a laser to blind anyone who stands in their way even cops. A former western star whom Jon idolizes was at the robbery and is hesitant to come forward because he did nothing.
 
31 Jan. 1982
Battle of the Bands
Violent troublemakers in a punk band break into a van belonging to the new wave band Snow Pink. They both are performing in the Battle of the Bands. Ponch also demonstrates his singing talents.
 
14 Feb. 1982
Alarmed
Bonnie is worried that someone she knew in the academy is now stealing cars.
 
21 Feb. 1982
In the Best of Families
A family of thieves steal Bonnie's CHP cruiser. Central prepares for a big inspection.
 
28 Feb. 1982
Silent Partner
Grossman is injured in an accident. Jon makes the embarrassing assumption that a deaf man is just drunk.
 
7 Mar. 1982
Flare Up
Jon is hospitalized for breathing chlorine gas. Ponch is falsely accused of assault.
 
14 Mar. 1982
The Game of War
A reckless process server finds herself kidnapped and caught up in a scheme by a group of former soldiers who are planning to spring their former commander out of jail.
 
21 Mar. 1982
A Threat of War
Andy Macedon is back. He challenges Ponch to a karate match at the youth center.
 
4 Apr. 1982
Trained for Trouble
Animals have been trained to rob banks. Meanwhile, Ponch is being mistaken for a Chippendale's stripper.
 
18 Apr. 1982
Ice Cream Man
A former CHP sergeant, who was convicted of stealing vehicles, is now working as an ice cream man.
 
2 May 1982
Overload
A delivery of computer chips is stolen. Plus, the CHP computer gets hacked which creates chaos with paychecks and Ponch's "little black book."
 
9 May 1982
K-9-1
Baker and Poncherello work with K-9 deputies from the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, and Poncherello fills in when one is injured. Robbers are targeting tour buses.
 
23 May 1982
Force Seven
In a failed backdoor pilot, a special group of martial arts experts are introduced, assigned here to break up a missile smuggling operation.
 

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