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Highway Patrol


Destined to become one of the most popular syndicated television shows of all time, Highway Patrol screamed onto the scene with fast cars and the catch phrase "10-4". Each week, Chief Dan Matthews (Broderick Crawford) would lead his troops into another roadway adventure.

Crawford's Matthews was a tough, no-nonsense Chief of the Highway Patrol, that was in actuality based on the California Highway Patrol, although no state is named. The actual head of the CHP acted as show consultant for the first season and during that season, the actors who portrayed officers wore CHP uniforms, without the name California on the shoulder patch.

Using high powered cars, motorcycles and helicopters, The Highway Patrol appealed greatly to young males and many future law enforcement recruits watched faithfully each week as narrator Art Gilmore proclaimed:

"Whenever the laws of any state are broken, a duly authorized organization swings into action. It may be called the State Police, State Troopers, militia, the Rangers, or the Highway Patrol. These are the stories of the men whose training, skill, and courage have enforced and preserved our state laws."
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Episode Info

Final: 4x39 -- Bank Messenger


A couple pull two robberies in one day but when they attempt a third, Dan gets hot on their trail.
Cast
Broderick Crawford
As Chief Dan Matthews
Art Gilmore
voiced Narrator
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Recurring Guests

William Boyett as Officer Johnson (62 eps)
Vance Skarstedt as Officer Larrabee (27 eps)
Ron Foster as Officer Garvey (23 eps)
Wayne Heffley as Ed Taft (20 eps)
Terry Frost as Sgt. Morris (19 eps)
Stuart Whitman as Bill Martin (13 eps)
Frank Warren as Officer Simpson (13 eps)
Jay Douglas as Officer Dorsey (12 eps)
Joe Partridge as Officer (9 eps)
Morgan Jones (1) as Sgt. Corey (8 eps)

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Warning: Highway Patrol guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Crime | Drama
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: Syndicated ( USA)
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: October 03, 1955
Ended: June 29, 1959
Themes
   
Akas
• Patrulla de Tráfico (Spanish title), (Used In Spain)
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