“CHiPs” Wrecks, Part 1

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Of course you know about the 1970s American cop show “CHiPs”. Here’s first in a series of stills from one of TV’s most prolific car smashers.

Here’s the longer write-up on

And here are a few of my favorite stills, including the fainting dude above.

Hunky Jon had to lure a pup out of that Falcon…

chips_ponch_jon_1-31…because it was about to explode!

chips_ponch_jon_1-10This nice-looking Ford LTD was nearly new at the time…

chips_ponch_jon_1-14…but that didn’t stop it from getting a few hard smacks.

chips_ponch_jon_1-13Toddle on over to for more. Part 2 coming soon!

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