If you were a young kid like me in the late 1970’s (or adult) you most likely watched CHiPs at some point during it’s run from 1977-83.

The NBC network came up with the perfect setting for a hit TV show, yes sunny, booming Los Angeles and it’s notorious freeways and two hot cops in tight uniforms on bikes-now that sounds like heaven to me and all worth getting pulled over and strip searched more like a fantasy.

It combined the dark haired and sexy Latin Erik Estrada who played “Ponch” and beefy Midwestern looking Larry Wilcox who played Officer Johnathan Baker plus Sergeant Joseph played by actor Robert Pine for those of us that wanted a handsome daddy type.