CHiPs

The WORST episodes of CHiPs

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Lighthearted look at the adventures of two Highway Patrol officers in Los Angeles. The main characters are Jon Baker and Frank Poncherello, two motorcycle officers always on the street to save lives.

Last Updated: 4/17/2022Network: NBC
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Thrill Show
star
3.50
48 votes

#1 - Thrill Show

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 2/23/1980

A punk rock group, humorously called "The Bus Boys," is stealing from the patrons of tourist buses to get money for a demo record. Bonnie plans to leave her job on the force and join up with her former boyfriend, Crazy Ray Conner, the stunt driver with The Joey Chitwood Thrill Show.

Directors: Gordon Hessler
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The Greatest Adventures of CHiPs
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6.27
11 votes

#2 - The Greatest Adventures of CHiPs

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/12/1979

Jon and Ponch are away in Bakersfield. Sarge and their fellow officers back at Central reminisce about the past two years. The two heroes shall be honored with a special prize. This was a 90-minute clip show episode.

Directors: Don Weis
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Things That Go Creep in the Night
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6.44
9 votes

#3 - Things That Go Creep in the Night

Season 6 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/10/1983

Ponch and Bruce try to protect a woman who is seemingly being stalked by a comic book character.

Directors: Robert Pine
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This Year's Riot
star
6.67
12 votes

#4 - This Year's Riot

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/28/1982

On temporary duty Ponch and Bobby hunt a drug dealer and mediate a dispute over a nude beach.

Directors: Richard A. Colla
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Day of the Robot
star
6.75
8 votes

#5 - Day of the Robot

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/2/1983

Ponch and Bobby have fun with a robot assigned to their station until it becomes a threat to their lives.

Directors: Phil Bondelli
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Battle of the Bands
star
6.75
12 votes

#6 - Battle of the Bands

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/31/1982

A group of punk rockers cause trouble and get caught stealing and breaking into cars.

Directors: Barry Crane
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Head Over Heels
star
6.80
10 votes

#7 - Head Over Heels

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/5/1982

Ponch meets the woman he wants to wed. But his love dies by an accident, caused by a drunken driver.

Directors: Richard Irving
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Satan's Angels
star
6.85
26 votes

#8 - Satan's Angels

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/14/1980

A gang of bikers kidnaps Bonnie. Jon and Ponch are sent to find her. Getraer's wife is in and out of the hospital on false labor alarms.

Directors: Phil Bondelli
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Fast Money
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7.00
15 votes

#9 - Fast Money

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/5/1981

Hijackers use a hi-tech device in order to steal bearer bonds.

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Alarmed
star
7.00
12 votes

#10 - Alarmed

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/14/1982

A gang is wanted for grand theft auto when they hunt down valuable cars for big money.

Directors: Phil Bondelli
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Fallout
star
7.00
10 votes

#11 - Fallout

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/19/1982

Anti-nuclear protesters cause trouble for the patrol, not least due to the presence of Getraer's daughter Ellen in the group.

Directors: Nicholas Sgarro
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Mitchell & Woods
star
7.06
16 votes

#12 - Mitchell & Woods

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/18/1981

Female patrolwomen Mitchell and Woods find themselves on the trail of a murder suspect. You look for the CHiPs here? Sorry to disappoint you.

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Bright Flashes
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7.08
13 votes

#13 - Bright Flashes

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/17/1982

A criminal gang equipped with a powerful laser cause havoc, committing robberies and blinding witnesses. Ponch drives an Oldtimer race and Jon tries to help an old Western star who is giving up. Wayne Cato's horse has a secret that helps catching the laser attackers.

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Finders Keepers
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7.09
11 votes

#14 - Finders Keepers

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/29/1981

Steve is chased and harassed by criminals after recovering their stolen car. Jon falls for a country and western singer.

Directors: John Peyser
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Flare Up
star
7.11
9 votes

#15 - Flare Up

Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/7/1982

CHP officers evacuate a neighborhood where a chemical tanker overturned, spilling a potentially toxic gas.

Directors: John Florea
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The Spaceman Made Me Do It
star
7.12
17 votes

#16 - The Spaceman Made Me Do It

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/24/1982

While on night patrol, Ponch and Bobby respond to a jewellery store alarm. The culprit turns out to be a young girl who claims an alien made her do it.

Directors: Winrich Kolbe
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Return of the Brat Patrol
star
7.20
10 votes

#17 - Return of the Brat Patrol

Season 6 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/1/1983

A band of teenage misfits, ex-members of Ponch's Explorer troop, returns to help him catch a group of junior-high extortionists.

Directors: Phil Bondelli
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One Two Many
star
7.21
71 votes

#18 - One Two Many

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/5/1978

A civilian impersonating a CHP officer terrorizes female drivers and lands Jon in hot water with Getraer; with his motorhome in the shop for repairs, Ponch temporarily moves into Jon's apartment.

Directors: Paul Krasny
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Neighborhood Watch
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7.23
43 votes

#19 - Neighborhood Watch

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/14/1978

A group of skateboarding kids cause driving hazards, and a drunk-driver demands Ponch and Jon's attention repeatedly.

Directors: Phil Bondelli
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Breaking Point
star
7.25
16 votes

#20 - Breaking Point

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/3/1982

Ponch has a bad accident. After that he's not able to drive his motorbike and get's vacation from Getraer. His sister Patti visits him and both begin to think about a new start. The fellow officers have much to do to bring Ponch back.

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K-9-1
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7.25
12 votes

#21 - K-9-1

Season 5 - Episode 26 - Aired 5/9/1982

Ponch and Jon work with police sniffer dogs on the trail of bombs, drugs and thieves.

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Tight Fit
star
7.25
16 votes

#22 - Tight Fit

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/17/1982

Ponch takes a part-time job as a model for a jeans company, but he finds that he doesn't like being an instant celebrity. He discovers stardom takes him away from his real work, the rewarding job of catching a pair of diamond thieves as well as putting behind bars a sleazy photographer who's been involved in child pornography.

Directors: John Florea
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Ride the Whirlwind
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7.25
83 votes

#23 - Ride the Whirlwind

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/10/1979

Jon puts together a pilot program for a special trail bike team to deal with outlaw bikers illegally riding in the hills.

Directors: Larry Wilcox
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Death Watch
star
7.25
59 votes

#24 - Death Watch

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/13/1979

The death of a fellow officer sets Ponch and Jon on the trail of a stunt driver who instigates accidents to pay back insurance companies.

Directors: Barry Crane
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Rustling
star
7.26
69 votes

#25 - Rustling

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/12/1978

Jon and Ponch confront dirt-bike-riding cattle rustlers.

Directors: Phil Bondelli
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