A band of teenage misfits, ex-members of Ponch's Explorer troop, returns to help him catch a group of junior-high extortionists.
A woman believes a comic-book monster is terrorizing her, and the only clue is its odd creator (Rich Little).
A desert sheriff (William Smith) involved in drug trafficking goes after Ponch and new patrolman Bruce.
Getraer reluctantly agrees to help members of his old fraternity accused of robbery; guest Stephen Furst.
Ponch and Bobby pose as outlaw bikers to stop weapons hijackers; Bruce falls for a motorcycle racer.
Recuperating from a motorcycle accident, Ponch works with an Explorers troop composed of misfits; guest Madlyn Rhue.
The pair hunts a jewel thief and tries to save three singers from white slavery; guests Laura Branigan, George Chakiris.
A runaway desperately needs a liver transplant; Kathy investigates dog thefts; guest Natalie Shafer.
Ponch cares for an orangutan, which saw a cattle rustling, while its owner is hospitalized; guests Mickey Gilley, Johnny Lee.
Bruce goes under cover in a high school to catch a pair of teenage car thieves; guests Jim Brown, Danny Bonaduce.
Vengeful brothers disrupt Ponch's date; Kathy and Bobby try to help two runaway teens face reality; guest Phil Silvers.
CHP personnel dread a robot will replace them; Ponch and Bobby deal with highway vigilantes; guest Melody Anderson.
Getraer's daughter (Lynn-Holly Johnson) is arrested when she is involved in a nuclear-plant protest; guest Adam Rich.
A man (Lee H. Montgomery) blames Ponch for the death of his brother, Ponch's friend, and challenges him to a race; guest Gina Gallego.
Ponch becomes engaged to a kindergarten teacher (Beverly Sassoon) who was campaigning against drunken driving.
On temporary duty Ponch and Bobby hunt a drug dealer and mediate a dispute over a nude beach; guest Julie Newmar.
Ponch tries to reconcile a man and his mentally impaired son; a daredevil (Robbie Knievel) plans a spectacular new stunt.
Bruce debates leaving motorcycle racing to join the CHP; three valley girls stealing from older men get more than they expected.
Ponch and Bobby protect a singer (Donald Most) with a satanic image; guest Elvira (Cassandra Peterson).
Ponch and Bobby arrest a girl who insists she robbed a jewelry store of diamonds to help an alien fix his spaceship.
Ponch models part-time for a jeans company, but his new fame takes him away from more rewarding police work.
Ponch and a rookie (Tom Reilly) pursue health-club thieves and find a teenage mother who stole back the baby she sold.
A secret police organization using martial arts stops an extortionist (John Rhys-Davies); with Fred Dryer, Mako.
Jon and Ponch learn about the use of trained dogs in law enforcement at a sheriffs department seminar.
Computer-theft plotters jam the CHP computer center and attempt to rendezvous with an ocean-bound yacht. Directed by Robert Pine.
A former officer, convicted of theft, has a chance to redeem himself when he uncovers hijacking; guest James Wainwright.
Jon and Ponch investigate robberies perpetrated by a team of trained dogs, monkeys and a hawk; guests Don Stroud, Belinda J. Montgomery.
Ponch duels a karate expert whose cohorts threaten a peaceful Mexican-American youth group; guest Danny Bonaduce.
War-game enthusiasts take their maneuvers into rush-hour on a Los Angeles freeway; guest Clu Gulager.
CHP officers evacuate a neighborhood where a chemical tanker overturned, spilling a potentially toxic gas.
Escaping car thieves injure Grossman; Jon and Ponch mistake a man with a hearing and speech defect for a drunken driver.
Thieves' attempts to steal CHP vehicles cause two wrecks and other incidents; guests Anne Francis, Timothy Patrick Murphy.
A gang of female car thieves specializing in expensive vehicles targets Jon; guests Simon Oakland, Christina Hart.
Ponch may be nearing the big time with his second job -- vocalist for a rock band; guests Susan Richardson, Doug McClure.
Two college students use a minilaser gun to temporarily blind victims of their daytime robberies.
Jon and Ponch are drawn into the middle of a potentially dangerous feud between members of a car club and two auto customizers.
Ponch loses his confidence after crashing through a plate-glass window and being trapped beneath razor-sharp shards.
A school chum's gunshot wound provides two former CHP officers (Cindy Morgan, Jayne Kennedy) with their first detective case.
Ponch, Jon and Steve investigate an elaborate scam involving socialites, classic cars and high finance; guest Joan Prather.
Ponch's apartment building goes condo; Jon's girlfriend, a courier, is robbed by a mechanical wizard.
Steve becomes the target of a mob figure who thinks he took an incriminating cassette from a stolen car; guest Amy Madigan.
The CHP tries to reunite a troubled boy and his father, and inadvertently uncovers a plot to steal diamonds.
Ponch's flying lessons prove useful when a woman's life is at stake during a theft at an air show; guest Ed Nelson.
Only Jon's girlfriend, a compulsive liar, can identify a robber/rapist.
Two greedy, small-time marijuana growers looking to make a huge profit run afoul of the law and syndicate hoods; guest Chris Lemmon.
Jon and Steve combat a gang of outlaw bikers conducting high-speed races on city streets to determine the ultimate motorcycle champion.
While moonlighting as a movie studio's technical advisor, Ponch uncovers a company illegally dumping toxic waste; guest Tige Andrews.
A faked bicycle/car accident alerts Jon and Ponch to a well-organized family crime ring; guest Ed Harris.
Jon and Ponch encounter a Hungarian daredevil, hit-and-run bandits and a circus aboard the permanently moored liner Queen Mary.
A hired killer assumes that patient Getraer witnessed his attack in intensive care; guest A Martinez.
Jon and Ponch help a high-tech detective squad re-create a puzzling high-speed accident; guest Joanna Kerns.
Community watch group members become vigilantes; guest Michael Cole.
After his father is injured, Baricza considers leaving the CHP to run the family flying business; guest Dwight Schultz.
A killer stalks Ponch and Jon; a new patrolman earns the unit's respect; guest Christopher Connelly.
Jon and Ponch join a youth center's athletic program to curb juvenile crime; guests Kari Michaelson, Danny Bonaduce.
The new female motorcycle officers play an important role in making several arrests; guests Stuart Pankin, Andrew Duggan.
Jon and Ponch train the first female motorcycle officers in the CHP; guests Stuart Pankin, Andrew Duggan.
A supposedly quiet day of scuba diving finds Ponch and Jon face to face with a ring of drug smugglers and sharks; guest Richard Roundtree.
Jon and Ponch go after an arson ring that is blowing up mobile homes so the owners can collect insurance.
Jon and Ponch try to use new electronic devices to nab warehouse looters.
Jon and Ponch uncover a clever plot to transport stolen construction equipment to foreign buyers; guest Robert Englund.
An ex-convict (Don Stroud) steals fast cars to use in his robberies.
A repeat drunken driver's (Joshua Bryant) slick lawyer (David Spielberg) frustrates Jon and Ponch; guest Christine Belford.
A motorcycle gang kidnaps Bonnie and demands the CHP pay ransom; guests William Smith, Charles Dierkop.
Ponch and Jon help evacuate a Malibu Beach community threatened by landslide; guests Ken Berry, Tina Louise.
A boulder threatening to cause a landslide endangers a fashionable Malibu Beach community; guests Ken Berry, Tina Louise.
A teenage Indian and his grandfather try to stop deer-poaching in the mountains near Los Angeles; guest Michael Ansara.
Jon and Ponch help a farmer and his sisters who have several near-fatal accidents that look like sabotage; guest Robert Ginty.
Jon and Ponch notice a fellow officer's odd behavior while trying to keep peace between warring college fraternities.
Jon and Ponch pursue two unsuccessful truckers (Sonny Bono, Larry Storch) who are equally inept at crime.
Bonnie claims a truck forced her off a mountain road frequently used as an impromptu racetrack.
A mysterious female doctor (Louise Latham) treats accident victims, then disappears; guest Dana Plato.
Bonnie resigns to join an old flame (John McCook) in a daredevil show; punk-rockers steal from tourists for a demo record.
Jon and Ponch pursue a gang stripping cars and a narcotics ring which drops heroin packages while sky-diving.
Jon and Ponch suspect a tow-truck operator who has worked with the CHP is involved in auto theft. Directed by Larry Wilcox.
Jon and Ponch compete in a desert race, unaware that two racers have ulterior motives for participating; guest Edd Byrnes.
Escaped inmates kidnap preteen essay writers Jon and Ponch are escorting.
The instructor for an EMT course recognizes pupils Jon and Ponch as the officers who ticketed him the day before.
Jon and Ponch investigate an auto theft organization by posing as convicts in a local jail.
Car thieves steal a treasured 15th-century bell from a community church at Christmas; with Pamela Susan Shoop.
A distraught father is intent on bringing a hit-and-run driver to justice; paraplegics play freeway games with their special cars.
Jon and Ponch pursue jewel thieves over the canals of Venice, Calif., and amid roller skaters in Marina del Rey.
Jon and Ponch enter a demolition derby to bust auto-parts thieves; guests Billy Green Bush, Angel Tompkins.
Jon and Ponch deal with a new watch commander and a gang stealing full tractor-trailers from loading yards; guest Don Mitchell.
Ponch and Jon ask small-town police on strike to help raid a hijacking ring's headquarters; guest Kelly Harmon.
Ponch and John need the help of police department members who are on strike to catch dangerous hijackers.
While Ponch is hospitalized, Jon and a new partner investigate several thefts involving city vehicles; guests Martin Kove, Jared Martin.
After Ponch is injured chasing a motorcycle burglar, Jon enlists the CHP's supercycle to catch the robber; guest Anne Lockhart.
The officers find counterfeit money circulating in the city; Ponch's blind date is more than he expected.
Jon and Ponch question stuntmen in their search for the skilled driver who caused an officer's death.
Jon and Ponch trail the members of a gasoline-theft ring who are responsible for seriously injuring Getraer; guests Ellen Bry, Aldo Ray.
Jon and Ponch mediate a feud between two groups of teenagers, one from the beach area and the other from the valley; guest Michael Leon.
Jon and Ponch contend with roller-skating thieves, insurance con men and a runaway rock star as they prepare for a charity roller disco party.
Jon and Ponch contend with roller-skating thieves, insurance con men and a runaway rock star as they prepare for a charity roller disco party.
Ponch and Jon meet unruly dirt bikers and find a secret PCP operation when they volunteer for a trail-bike team. Directed by Larry Wilcox.
Distracted by his son's accident, Getraer releases a dangerous narcotics suspect; guest Jackie Vernon.
A sickly hitchhiker with a bomb dies after Ponch and Jon arrest him, causing the station to be quarantined.
Ponch helps a trucker friend (Katherine Cannon) when a gang of hoods threatens her business; guest Tige Andrews.
Ponch's mother (Anna Navarro) visits as he investigates a series of bank robberies; guest Markie Post.
Jon and Ponch bring together an older officer forced into retirement and a lonely widow pressured to move by the city.
Jon and Ponch pose as a diplomat and his chauffeur to protect a rich extortion victim (Rudy Vallee) and his daughter (Mary Frances Crosby).
Ponch, Jon and Sgt. Getraer investigate to determine why a woman's car moved so erratically in a multiple-car accident.
A ruthless collection agent plots to destroy Ponch's and Jon's credit ratings after they prevent him from harassing private citizens.
Jon's wallet is taken and Ponch's vacation is ruined by thieves who heist his rebuilt automobile.
Jon helps a lonely boy who caused an accident by firing an air rifle near an expressway; guest Lynne Marta.
Jon and Ponch pursue the 'phantom,' a daredevil artist whose stunts on a supercharged motorcycle are endangering innocent bystanders.
Two of Ponch's high-school buddies put him in an embarrassing situation when they try to relive their hot-rod pasts; guest Dee Wallace.
A young prince (Kario Salem) showers Ponch and Jon with royal attention to encourage them to overlook his speeding violations.
Five fraternity brothers seeking revenge for a drug arrest harass Jon and Ponch; CHP headquarters prepares for its annual open house.
An impressionable teenage girl runs away to Jon's house; Ponch combats his fear of flying to ride in a police helicopter.
Halloween finds Ponch and Jon searching for a missing boy and a ghost that is robbing supermarkets; guests Elaine Joyce, Bobby Van.
Ponch and Jon encounter reckless, young skateboard enthusiasts and an unsafe driver with a sharp lawyer; guest Robbie Rist.
A TV-news crew complicates the officers' work; Ponch makes friends with a minimotorcycle rider.
Jon's nephew falls in with joy-riding car thieves; two jewelry thieves use a movie stunt car for getaways.
A town won't let a chemical-laden truck pass through, forcing it to travel remote mountain roads; guest Tige Andrews.
A camper crashes over the side of a hill; a woman goes into labor at a disco party Ponch is attending; guest Troy Donahue.
A rookie (Joe Penny) with political connections receives a mixed response from his co-workers.
A patient (Phyllis Diller) cheers hospitalized Jon; the drivers will not leave their armored car after an accident.
A compulsive gambler goes after the professionals he suspects cheated him in a floating poker game; guest David Spielberg.
A solid trouncing by a girl's volleyball team caps a hectic week for the officers.
A rash of false-alarm calls ties up CHP officers, ambulances and fire engines; guest Ellen Travolta.
A muscle-bound truck driver (Ben Davidson) has his own method of obtaining parking spaces; two teenage girls insist on hitchhiking.
Jon and Ponch aid a sky diver caught on a freeway overpass, look for a vintage-car thief and help find a misplaced baby; guest Jed Allan.
Ponch and Jon accept a temporary transfer to Malibu Beach, hoping to enjoy a tranquil respite from their usual midtown traffic duties.
The CHP sees a new angle on cattle rustling; Ponch tries to arrange a surprise party for Jon; guest Alice Ghostley.
Untidy Ponch becomes Jon's temporary roommate, and a look-alike poses as a CHP officer.
Jon and Ponch chase truck thieves and help a woman and child trapped in a car hanging over a cliff.
Jon helps Ponch prepare to be on a game show; an accident victim doesn't speak English; guest Jaime Lyn Bauer.
An elephant escapes and runs onto a freeway; Jon's old football teammate is a thief; guest Florence Halop.
To prove bias, an irate driver (Marty Ingels) photographs officers issuing tickets; guests Broderick Crawford, Reb Brown.
A thief strips plants and shrubs from the freeways of Los Angeles; guests H.R. Puf 'N Stuf, Jackie Vernon.
The officers contend with an onion spill, tollbooth bandits, a trapped chauffeur and a 'wreckless' diamond-lane driver.
Ponch and Jon search for those who picked up cases of baby food contaminated with botulism; guest Reb Brown.
Ponch tickets his high-school principal (Richard Deacon), who invites him to speak on career day.
A motorist (Roosevelt Grier) takes his hostility out on his minicar; Ponch must attend traffic school.
Jon takes care of a lost dog with an injured paw while contending with vindictive hippies, an erratic driver and a panicked biker.
A tow-truck driver robs a woman then causes an accident that leaves leaking nitrous-oxide canisters on the highway.
California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers Jon Baker and 'Ponch' Poncherello go after an auto theft ring specializing in expensive sports cars.