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VWs in CHiPs TV show Rome
Popular TV show from 1977 thru 1983 featured 2 California Highway Patrol officers Frank "Ponch" Poncharello and Jon Baker (Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox) riding their Kawasaki motorcycles in the Los Angeles area. Many VWs seen in background or driving past on the road or freeways.
1, 2, 3. Orange late Squareback with large blue truck that lost its brakes. Truck driven by veteran stunt driver Carey Loftin, who is seen briefly driving Herbie the Love Bug when Herb hits the log in the road and Peter Thorndyke is catapulted into the trunk. No collision between the truck and the S'back. Season 1 Episode 17 "Hitch-Hiking Hitch", 1978.
4.White '72 Super Beetle, S4E1 "Go-kart Terror" 1980.
5. Blue early Fastback, same as #4.
6. Gold 412 Wagon, parked. S2E14 "Repo Man" 1979.
7. Red early Beetle Karmann Cabrio on highway. S3E19 "Off Road" 1980.
8. Brown/white late Bay, parked. same as #7.
9. Ivory late Bay deluxe parked. S3E14 "Wheeling" 1979.
10. Ivory early Bay camper parked. S2E12 "High Explosive" 1978. View other images: From Rome Search Forums for photo