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Referenced in 

The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Sound of the Trumpets of Conscience Falls Deafly on a Brain That Holds Its Ears... (1963) (TV Episode)
the police sketch based on Rob's description looks like actor Broderick Crawford
Get Smart: The Treasure of C. Errol Madre (1969) (TV Episode)
Broderick Crawford's character, C. Errol Madre, contacts KAOS on a special phone. He concludes the conversion by saying, "Ten-Four." This is a nod to his long-running role as Chief Dan Mathews in the series.
Happy Days: The Motorcycle (1975) (TV Episode)
TV show mentioned by actor Henry Winkler.
Charlie's Angels: Angels at Sea (1977) (TV Episode)
Gorshin impersonates Broderick Crawford and says 'Ten-Four'
CHiPs: Hustle (1977) (TV Episode)
Ponch and Jon pull over Broderick Crawford and ask him to do an impression from Highway Patrol
Saturday Night Live: Bob Newhart/The Amazing Rhthym Aces/Bruce Cockburn (1980) (TV Episode)
referenced by Bob Newhart in his monologue
Saturday Night Live: Robert Hays/14 Karat Soul/Joe 'King' Carrasco & The Crowns (1981) (TV Episode)
Title menioned during the Save-A-Network Telethon
Remington Steele: Steele Spawning (1986) (TV Episode)
Referenced as a television program popular in Russia.
Stand by Me (1986)
Billy refers to the series.
The Golden Girls: Dorothy's Prized Pupil (1987) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Dan Aykroyd/Bobby Kelton/Helen Shaver (1987) (TV Episode)
Dan Aykroyd mentions the series and imitates Broderick Crawford
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Indestructible Man (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tom
Lucky You (2007)
Broderick Crawford's ubituitous radio signoff "10-4" is referenced.
Mad Men: Nixon vs. Kennedy (2007) (TV Episode)
After Peggy says she's going to report a theft to building security, Paul quips, "Striking resemblance to Broderick Crawford" to which Ken adds, "Peggy Olson, Highway Patrol".
Pioneers of Television: Science Fiction (2011) (TV Episode)
Gene Roddenberry turned in scripts for "Highway Patrol".
The True Story: Star Trek (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as one of the shows that Gene Roddenberry wrote for.

Featured in 

Dragnet (1987)
footage of Broderick Crawford in patrol car from series
Eastwood on Eastwood (1997) (TV Movie)
Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock? (2006)
clip of Broderick Crawford/stillframe from movie

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