CHiPs: Season 3, Episode 7

Return of the Supercycle (27 Oct. 1979)

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Ponch and Jon are chasing someone who looks like the daredevil motorcyclist they encountered last year. Ponch is injured. Jon goes to see Roy Yarnell, the daredevil but he claims, it's not ... See full summary »



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Episode credited cast:
Lou Wagner ...
Brodie Greer ...
Officer Jebediah Turner
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stanley Brock ...
Max Beaumont
George Caldwell ...
Link Burrows
Kay Howell ...
Store Owner
Patrolman Kathy Mulligan
Roy Yarnell
Randi Oakes ...


Ponch and Jon are chasing someone who looks like the daredevil motorcyclist they encountered last year. Ponch is injured. Jon goes to see Roy Yarnell, the daredevil but he claims, it's not him. That's when Jon asks Getraer to let him use the super cycle which they used to catch him but he won't let him. Written by

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Roy Yarnell Is Back In Town
1 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In The Return Of The Supercycle,Ponch ends up in hospital when he crashes while pursuing a jewelry thief on a motorbike. Jon and Ponch think it could be Roy Yarnell, who's back in town with his own stunt show. Also a new female officer,Kathy Mulligan is interested in Jon, but his colleagues think she's there to spy on CHP.Anne Lockhart,who plays Kathy Mulligan; and George O'Hanon, Jr.,who plays Ray Yarnell,make guest appearances.

A red motorcycle robs a jewelery store and is immediately chased by Ponch, Jon, and Baricza. Swerving to avoid a trailer, Ponch gets knocked unconscious and ends up in the hospital.

Then Kathy Mulligan,a visiting CHP officer seems interested on Jon.But his mind's on the supercycle. After the briefing, he heads out to see Roy Yarnell and uncovers nothing. The red bandit hits again after the commercial. Jon, Baricza, and Mulligan chase him. He escapes over a jump ramp.

Back on the streets, Getraer and Jon chase the red bandit into the L.A. Colosseum. He drives up the steps to the top and escapes. Upset, Joe lets Jon use the supercycle. While Jon visits Roy, we learn that it's really the mechanic who's been pulling off the robberies. Bonnie realizes that they're really plotting to steal a diamond to frame Roy. The CHP arrives just in time to scare off the red bandit. Jon chases him down and catches him thanks to the supercycle. After Kathy says her goodbyes, Jon visits Ponch.

Supercycle is one of the best episodes of CHiPs in the second season.In it,Ponch uses the CHP supercycle and tries to catch skilled motorbiker Roy,who causes misdemeanors by playing his stunt work on the road.While in this episode,it is interesting since now it is Jon who uses the CHP supercycle with Ponch recuperating on the hospital and Roy helps the CHP officers in solving a mystery about a motorbiker who is pulling off robberies.

One great episode indeed!!!

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