Ponch and Jon track down a tow truck driver who robs stranded single women motorists. Ponch's exposure to a leaky tank of nitrous oxide (laughing gas) threatens his performance on the streets as well as in the CHP's big basketball game.
Did You Know?
The price per gallon of gasoline at the station where Ponch cleans his windshield is between 57.9 for regular to 64.9 cents per gallon for premium. The air date was September 1977, and gasoline prices had seen a sharp increase due to the OPEC oil embargo in 1973. Adjusted for inflation in 2015, the prices would range from 2.23 to 2.50 per gallon. As of March 2015, Los Angeles gas prices ranged from 3.15 for regular to 3.35 for premium. See more
After the briefing when Ponch returns to duty, Jon and Ponch are seen riding around a curve at a high speed and both motorcycles have their red lights flashing. In the subsequent shot, the lights are not flashing and they are riding at a normal speed. See more