Ponch and Jon each experience unsettling encounters with past acquaintances. A reckless driver plays bumper cars on the freeway.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Thomas ...
James Houghton ...
Pete Bertram
Brianne Leary ...
Brodie Greer ...
Tara Talboy ...
Loyita Chapel ...
Lanny Duncan ...
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Ponch and Jon each experience unsettling encounters with past acquaintances. A reckless driver plays bumper cars on the freeway.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery





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25 November 1978 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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In the junkyard chase scene at the end of the show, after the guy causing the highway chaos drives into the yard, he starts to drive off, and Jon chases him, as Jon starts to ride, he goes by a stack of cars, and the unmistakable white stripe on a Ford Torino, possibly from Starsky & Hutch, can be very briefly seen as he rides by. See more »


When Ponch asks the EMT whether the iron lung can be moved out of the ambulance, the EMT tells Ponch, "No, it's bolted down," yet after the pipes have been removed from the ambulance and Kathy's iron lung has been removed, the iron lung is pictured being rolled on permanent wheels into another ambulance. Why would a piece of equipment that is bolted into an ambulance have wheels on it? See more »

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The Turks
29 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In Return Of Turks,Ponch and Jon stop a van and find out the driver is one of Ponch's high school buddies. Later, two of Ponch's buddies are out on the highway ram 22 cars and lose control.

When Ponch and Jon chase them, they refuse to stop. They manage to lose Ponch and Jon so they park the car, take the plates off, and run. Ponch pumps the lung in the ambulance while Jon tries to keep pipes from crushing the ambulance. The pipes are finally lifted and the girl is transferred to an upright ambulance.

Later Ponch responds to a stalled vehicle, and Jon watches the fake CHP. Back at central, Jon figures out that Pete got a hold of one of Ponch's citations to copy and that he has been acting as a CHP. Jon follows him the next day in his truck speeding past him on the highway and getting pulled over. Pete explains that he thinks its his fault that his 28-year old brother Gary is dead. Jon arrests Pete and tells him to turn himself in the next day.

This is another entertaining episode that viewers will definitely enjoy.

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