CHiPs/Bright Flashes

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Bright Flashes
Season 5, Episode 15
Airdate January 17, 1982
Written by James Doherty (teleplay), Jaron Summers, James Doherty (story)
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
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Bright Flashes is the fifteenth episode of the fifth season of CHiPs, and the one hundred fifth episode overall.

Guest Stars: George Lindsey (Wayne Cato), Mark L. Taylor (Scotty Peterson), Jerry Houser (Rich Foster), Walker Edmiston (Mr. Blume)

And: Bert Remsen (Jim Stevens)

Co-Starring: Barbara Horan (Lisa), Nancy Jeris (Registrar), Bill Sorrells (Doctor), Christopher Thomas (Co-Official)

Featuring: Tim O'Keefe (Announcer), David Wells (Liquor Store Clerk), Jere Fields (DMV Cashier)


Plot Overview

Ponch is temporarily blinded during a stock car race, leading the officers to a pair of geniuses who are using a high-tech laser to commit robberies. Jon also has to deal with a childhood hero, a Western movie star who witnessed one of the robberies but was too scared to do anything.


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