CHiPs (1977–1983)
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Trained for Trouble 

Animals have been trained to rob banks. Meanwhile, Ponch is being mistaken for a Chippendale's stripper.

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Officer Jon Baker
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Officer Frank Poncherello
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Sgt. Joseph Getraer
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Eileen Price
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Herzog
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Dr. Johnson
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Nita
Paul Linke ...
Officer Arthur Grossman
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Harlan Arliss
Brodie Greer ...
Officer Barry Baricza
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Officer Jebediah Turner
Joanna Rush ...
Nurse (as Jo Anna Lehmann)
Carole Wyand ...
Sharon
John Macchia ...
Farren
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Animals have been trained to rob banks. Meanwhile, Ponch is being mistaken for a Chippendale's stripper.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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4 April 1982 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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When Randi Oakes had first visited Hollywood Tropicana in the episode Alarmed, she described the female mud wrestling as "vulgar, demeaning and debasing". Apparently seeing the men strip off their clothes at Chippendales is different, as she tells Paul Linke when he questions her about the show she's going to: "... because the striptease dancers are men? Big deal Grossie. Welcome to the 1980s." See more »

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When the guy is running away with the dog on his back, the motorcycle's headlight causes a ghostly reflection to hover between the motorcycle and the camera. This was presumably due to a plastic shield protecting the camera from any rain that might fall since it was a very overcast day. See more »

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Officer Bonnie Clark: Welcome to the 1980's!
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Animals Making Bank Robberies
9 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

In Trained For Trouble,dogs and chimps are robbing a bank. As they leave, Jon And Ponch chase the animals down an alley and onto a roof. The chimps and dogs are too fast for them though and get away when their owner drives them off in a truck.

Then,a CHP Officer sees a bird steal money bags from a Pervis armored car shipment. Jon And Ponch chase after the bird. When Ponch gets distracted from looking at the bird, he drives off the road and tears his shirt.

Later, on patrol, Ponch and Jon chase after a motorcycle rider with a dog on his back. They call ahead and have a roadblock set up. When Jon and Ponch to the hospital to meet the look-alike, they find the animal man, chase him, and arrest him.

The animals makes bank robberies does not quite get it done in this episode.Also,the comedic part of the story wherein Ponch is mistaken for a Chippendale strip dancer does not generate enough laughs.


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