CHiPs: Season 4, Episode 14

Ponch's Angels: Part 1 (28 Feb. 1981)

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Ponch is assigned to train a female motorcycle officer who shares many of his rebellious traits; CHP officers try to recapture an escaped prisoner.

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Ponch is assigned to train a female motorcycle officer who shares many of his rebellious traits; CHP officers try to recapture an escaped prisoner.

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The first female CHP Motor Officer was Ramona Murray who became a motor officer in 1980. Murray (now Prieto) is now the Deputy Commissioner of the CHP, the #2 position on the department. She started on the CHP in the last cadet training class of 1977 and graduated the Academy in 1978. See more »

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In the initial pursuit, the suspects in the stolen city police car are reported as "rolling code 3", or lights and siren. They are not using either. When Bear pulls out to pursue them, he also does not activate his overhead light bar, nor does Ponch use the red lights while pursuing on the motorcycle. See more »

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Jon And Ponch Wth A Female Trainee
4 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In the first part of the episode entitled Ponch's Angels,Ponch is unhappy being paired with a female trainee especially when his girlfriend thinks that something is going on between them. A trio of escapees go looking for buried treasure. A couple are snatching purses at the marina.

At Central,Getraer assigns Ponch as the training officer for the first female motorcycle officer, Melanie Mitchell. In the parking lot, Melanie gets used to her motor while Ponch and Harlan watch.

Out on the streets, Ponch and Melanie pull over a van where the driver is wearing headphones and thick sunglasses. As they get ready to go, Melanie tips over her motor and rips her pants. They go to Ponch's place so she can change. When Grossie and Ponch's girlfriend, Jennifer, show up, Melanie answers the door in a bathrobe. Grossie and Jennifer run off.

Back at Central, Jon is assigned to train Paula Woods. When Ponch and Melanie walk in to the briefing room, they get whistled at. After a busy day, Ponch, Melanie, Jon, and Paula head back to the report room...but Ponch slips out. That Friday night, at Ponch's party, Jennifer gets jealous and leaves.Ponch responds and tells Melanie to stay put. She doesn't. When the car flips over, Melanie helps Ponch pull a woman out just before it explodes.

Back at Ponch's apartment, Ponch chews out Melanie for not following orders...but ends up kissing her

This two-part episode is definitely inspired by the 70's TV show,Charlie's Angels as we witness Jon and Ponch partner with female trainees who are involved in doing CHP job of catching road violators and those who commit crimes.Will the second part be interesting just like the first considering that romance is finally developing between Ponch and his partner?Let's find out.


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