Powerful patrol cars, fast motorcycles, and superheterodyne two-way radios combine to fight crime on the rural highways of America's wide open spaces.
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Powerful patrol cars, fast motorcycles, and superheterodyne two-way radios combine to fight crime on the rural highways of America's wide open spaces.

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September 1955 (USA)  »

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$20,000 (estimated)
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(156 episodes)

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(Western Electric Recording)

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Trivia

Broderick Crawford played himself on CHiPs (1977) season one, episode nine, "Hustle", being pulled over for running a stop sign and explaining to Officer Jon Baker (Larry Wilcox), "You know, I was making those Highway Patrol shows long before you were born". (Baker responded with, "Yeah, they don't make television programs like that anymore.") See more »

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Throughout the series, a common tactic was to establish roadblocks. While this tactic could be effective given enough information and manpower, it would take far more officers and cars than would be assigned to rural or suburban areas by a state police agency. See more »

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[Repeated line]
Chief Dan Mathews: Ten-four!
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Referenced in The Golden Girls: Dorothy's Prized Pupil (1987) See more »

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Great Film. Used for training film
30 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

I agree with the other comments about how good a show HIghway Patrol was. I herd that it was used as a training film by some Mexican Police. Probably the best tribute a show could have.


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