Ponch is still in the hospital. Meanwhile, the CHP is busy with thieves who are using city trucks to commit their crimes.
Did You Know?
The fire truck that arrives as the car goes over the cliff is Squad 51, which was the same truck used in the Emergency!
(1972) TV show that had its final episode in July 1979 four months prior. Although produced by a different production company (Jack Webb's Mark VII), the same vehicle was used in both shows. See more
During the final pursuit in the maintenance yard, the gates are shown to be pushed closed and not secured, with one even swinging partially open in the direction of the police car's travel. The police car being chased could easily have gone through them. See more