CHiPs (1977–1983)
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Something Special 

A man who worked in an auto plant but was laid off when imported cars were preferred takes his frustrations out on all imported cars. Ponch has been working at the Special Olympics and the ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Bail

Writers:

Beverly Bloomberg, Rick Rosner (creator) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Erik Estrada ... Officer Frank Poncherello
Tom Reilly Tom Reilly ... Officer Bobby 'Hot Dog' Nelson
Robert Pine ... Sgt. Joseph Getraer
Paul Linke ... Officer Arthur Grossman
Lou Wagner ... Harlan Arliss
Robbie Knievel Robbie Knievel ... Shake
Stu Nahan ... Stu Nahan
Bruce Penhall ... Bruce Nelson
Charles Napier ... Klane
Virginia Kiser ... Mrs. Grieve
Bert Kramer ... Mr. Grieve
Tina Gayle Tina Gayle ... Officer Kathy Linahan
Clarence Gilyard Jr. ... Officer Benjamin Webster
Janet Raney Janet Raney ... Marla
Lila Waters Lila Waters ... Betty
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Storyline

A man who worked in an auto plant but was laid off when imported cars were preferred takes his frustrations out on all imported cars. Ponch has been working at the Special Olympics and the boy he's working with is sad that his father doesn't seem to show any interest. So Ponch goes to see him and when he says something hurtful, his son runs away. And a friend of Bobby's who's a motorcycle daredevil is about to try and dangerous stunt. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1982 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This was the only appearance as an actor for Robbie Knievel. See more »

Goofs

No journalist would air an interview where the subject kept revving a motorcycle engine and drowning out their voice, as the audio would be unusable. See more »

Crazy Credits

In one scene where Stu Nahan is talking into the camera, just before the jump, an uncredited Marc Singer can be seen in the background wherein a yellow Honda shirt. Kinda hard to believe he didn't get any credit on IMDb. This CHiPs episode was only a year before Marc's big breakthrough with V. See more »

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