CHiPs/A Simple Operation

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A Simple Operation
Season 4, Episode 21
Airdate May 17, 1981
Written by James Schmerer
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
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A Simple Operation is the twenty-first episode of the fourth season of CHiPs, and the ninetieth episode overall.

Guest Stars: James Sloyan (Dr. Patterson), A Martinez (Dr. Rhodes), Catherine Campbell (Kelly), Ben Hammer (Cassidy)

And: Gwynne Gilford (Betty Getraer)

Co-Starring: Eugene Butler (Connors), Lane Davies (Wilson), Jack Collins (Len Dover), Eileen Saki (Nurse Mishima), Dan Hamilton (Crocker), Karen Austin (Woman With Rabbit), Jack Lukes (Sgt. Bates), Charles Parks (Lt. Shain)

Featuring: Clint Young (Hospital Guard), Kim Sudol (O.R. Nurse), Freddye Chapman (Clerk), Steven Arnold, M.D. (Dr. Arnold)


Plot Overview

After an accident, Getraer is rushed to the hospital for an operation to save the sight in one of his eyes, but while under sedation, he witnesses the murder of the patient in the bed next to him.


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