Saturday, March 13, 2010

Ponch Stops Lasorda

Fast forward to 3:25. Or watch the whole thing to listen to the great background music...

Is this video unrealistic or what? But it's funny. I have been trying to find this online for years. Someone posted this clip last night. Thank you!

T.V. Series CHIPS season six episode titled "Meet The New Guy" Season six premier. Original Air date: October 10th, 1982.

No traffic in the L.A. Freeways? Tommy Lasorda drives his car wearing his uniform? Lasorda still gets a ticket? Jon (the officer) does not recognize Lasorda? By the way, the Dodgers didn't go to the World Series in 1982 :)

Video

13 comments:

I LOVE THIS GAME said...

Good stuff! How did you find that. Were you even born when chips was a TV show?

Roberto said...

Chips! I used to watch it all the time :)

Michael K. Smith said...

Great find Roberto. I used to watch reruns of chips on cable in the 90's. Lasorda's comments on Jerry Reuss was hilarious.

Life's a Game said...

Wow! Was 1982 really THAT long ago?
http://dodgerbum.posterous.com/

Bill Bushman said...

Pretty cheesy, but funny as heck. As a CHiPS nerd/fan though, I have to point that this is Ponch's new partner Bobby, not Jon. Jon had more sense than that! ;)

Roberto said...

@ Bill - Thanks for the clarification. No wonder he looked different. It's not Jon!

I don't remember the partner switch. What happened to Jon? Had trouble filming with Ponch? lol

Bill Bushman said...

Exactly, Roberto!

Roberto said...

Thanks Bill!

thegreatpiazza said...

I agree with Bill. Cheesy but those were the shows from the 80's man.

PenosCabell said...

Classic!

Actually, Tommy's acting isn't that bad. Anyways, Eric Estrada was the man back then. Not so much now.

Roberto said...

@ Penos - Swamplands? Who wants to move to Arkansas? :)

Welly said...

dope they were in Strong Beach on the freeway scene.. saw the Queen Mary. Use to love this show.

someone said...

Then they ended up pulling him over on the service road behind the Lifeguard/Maintenance yard on the beach at Dockweiler State Beach. That show used to bounce around all over for filming.

Rob

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