CHiPs: Season 2, Episode 9

The Sheik (18 Nov. 1978)

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It's the "Taming of the Sheik" when Ponch and Jon are put on patrol with a pompous and spoiled young oil sheik studying police science in America.

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Kario Salem ...
Sheik Ali-Akhbar Ne-Bezel / 'Barney'
Marianne Marks ...
Fay
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Husband
Brianne Leary ...
Brodie Greer ...
William Bronder ...
Workman
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Pregnant Woman
Maggie Malooly ...
Irate Wife
Christopher Beaumont ...
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Colette Bertrand ...
Michelle
Dorit Renier ...
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Tony Lucatorto ...
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It's the "Taming of the Sheik" when Ponch and Jon are put on patrol with a pompous and spoiled young oil sheik studying police science in America.

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When The Sheik is with Ponch and Jon at the traffic accident, the Cadillac ambulance reads F&B. This is an ambulance from the movie "Mother, Jugs and Speed." See more »

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Officer Francis Llewellyn 'Ponch' Poncherello: Yeah, well, y'know, like they say in the oil fields, "That's Shah business!"
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Diplomatic Immunity
29 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In The Sheik,Ponch and Jon are frustrated by diplomatic immunity protecting a reckless driver. Then,the son of the sheik offers a bribe. They save a yacht from destruction. They honor a request to show the the son of the sheik what CHiPs do.

Ponch and Jon pull over a speeder who gives Ponch a sore chin and claims that he has diplomatic immunity. Out on the highway, Ponch and Jon find an accident caused by spilled nails in the road. After hanging around, they chase the speeding sheik again. When they check his registration, they find it expired a year ago and impound the car.

When the sheik invites them to a party, Ponch and Jon show off their jet-skiing ability. On deck of the boat, Ponch enjoys caviar and cold beer while Jon speaks "lousy French" to some "foxy ladies". The sheik then tries to bribe Ponch and Jon. They're about to leave when they see a boating accident and chase after the runaway boat with jet-skis. Jon saves the unconscious captain while Ponch steers the boat away from the sheik's yacht. After jumping overboard, the boat explodes.

Later, Ponch shows off his new apartment (without any furniture) to the sheik's cousin. The next day, Ponch and Jon take sheik Barney out in a cruiser to a junk yard where they show him wrecked cars. Later, they arrive at an accident scene where Ponch has Barney hold an I.V.. After the briefing, Ponch and Jon find that the sheik was giving them each a new Mercedes. They give them back and take a handshake.

This episode show how Ponch and Jon deal with a diplomat and his diplomatic immunity.It offers the viewers information on how they are treated especially when caught for traffic and road violation.


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