While Bobby and Ponch chase after a gang of high-speed motorcycle bandits, a young cadet at the CHP academy chooses between his career and his family.

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Sgt. Murdock
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Captain Doyle
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Genie Keep ...
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Pepper Martin ...
Gus
Katherine Moffat ...
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Ernie
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While Bobby and Ponch chase after a gang of high-speed motorcycle bandits, a young cadet at the CHP academy chooses between his career and his family.

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7 November 1982 (USA)  »

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Bruce Nelson (Penhall) states cadets are allowed off Academy grounds at night but must be back by midnight. Cadets are not allowed off Academy grounds except on weekends and one night a week, but must be checked back in by midnight. Time allowed off grounds can also be restricted further. See more »

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Linahan calls in the possible 211 and that she is on the Ventura freeway, yet the road has sidewalks. There are no sidewalks on freeways. See more »

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CHP Cadet Bruce Penhall
11 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Speedway Fever marks the first appearance of Bruce Penhall,the former World Motorcycle Speedway champion,who plays CHP Cadet Bruce Nelson.

In this episode,Ponch and Bobby go after a gang of high-speed bike bandits,who are stealing jewelry from motorcycle couriers.

Also,we get to see CHP Officer Bobby Nelson help his brother,CHP Cadet Bobby Nelson,who is undergoing training at the CHP Academy. Bruce is in the dilemma as to whether to go into motorcycle racing or being a CHP Officer.

The relationship between Bobby and Bruce made this episode worth watching.Also,we get to see Penhall for the first time in his only season of CHiPs who was supposed to be the partner of Ponch had the show not been cancelled at the end of the season.Too bad that both Tom Reilly,who played Bobby; and Penhall had to fill big shoes left by Larry Wilcox.


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