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To My Fellow Highway Patrol Fans:

Welcome to the Web Page dedicated to the show we grew up watching. If you are like me, I can never get the site of a big black & white Buick zooming down a wide open California freeway out of my system.

Over the years, my love of "Highway Patrol" has led me to collect video copies of the episodes, articles, photos, toys, and finally to build a 55 Buick Highway Patrol replica! I have had the honor of meeting many of the show's stars, advisors, creators, and directors. Along the way I have learned a great deal about 50's TV, Ziv productions, and the real California Highway Patrol.

I commend Glenn Davis for putting together this fine Web Page, so these memories could be shared with other big boys who become mesmerized when they hear that familiar refrain.

Many Happy Highway Patrols,10-4!
Gary Goltz     Upland, CA USA,    Nov/19/1998 22:45 PST
You have found THE Highway Patrol Show site!

For all of you, like me, who have previously failed to find any sites truly dedicated to the preservation of Dan's legacy; this is your chance to come forward and join the premiere group of fans. Sign the guestbook so that the scope of Danism can be seen. This may lead to something big; a movement.
Thanks to Gary for bringing the memory to life and to Glenn for the forum to express it.

Robert Waguespack        Tujunga, CA. USA,    Nov/20/1998 08:34 PST

Yesterday, I learned Robert Waguespack recently passed away. Robert was a big fan of Highway Patrol. He used to come to various car shows where we became friends and he even got to meet Kelly Crawford. I'm grateful for the fact my car and our website added some joy to his final days...10-4! - Gary Goltz Feb 21, 2001

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Happy New Year to all Highway Patrol Fans. It's been 18 years since we started this site dedicated to a television show that still on the air after first being broadcast over 60 years ago, 10-4!
Gary    Jan 02/2016 00:29 PST
I just checked This TV's web site and no Highway Patrol episodes are listed. On Monday 1/4/16 at 5 a.m., This TV is airing Rat Patrol in Highway Patrol's usual spot. It may not be a bad thing if it means someone else can air the show. This TV wasn't airing all the episodes anyway or the closing remarks by BC.
Debbie    Jan 02/2016 11:20 PST
Debbie wrote "I just checked This TV's web site and no Highway Patrol episodes are listed... Debbie
Hi Debbie,
I have noticed in the past that THIS TV gives series a "rest", then later runs them again. Series like Run For Your Life went away, came back for weekends only then every night.
Highway Patrol could pop up again on multiple channels,hopefully, as you noted, with the Big Guy's closing remarks restored.
I think it would be a natural to pair it up with Adam-12.

Mike from Jersey    Jan 25/2016 21:06 PST
Years ago I talked to the head of MeTV about doing intros to each episode dressed as Broderick standing by my 55 Buick and they were interested! I'd sure like to see them get the rights to the show.
Gary    Jan 29/2016 00:01 PST
SOME RHYMES OF CLASSIC TV:
In A Bundle Of Joy When Watching The Real McCoys
My Face Is Smiley When Watching The Life Of Riley
Get My Kicks Watching Route 66
By Golly I Love Watching Jeff's Collie
Laugh My Self Silly Watching The Beverly Hillbillies
Have Fun Watching My Three Sons
Always On The Go When Watching Old B&W TV Shows
AND: Always On A Roll When Watching Highway Patrol
ALAN    Mar 04/2016 10:29 PST
Dear Gary My Friend I Used To Watch It Sometimes. Broderick Crawford Played John Edgar Hoover. In A Movie. He Is Known As Dan Matthews. Dan Matthews Carried A Colt Detective Special In A Crossdraw Clip On Holster. I Watched It On KTNT-TV In The 1960's And Early 1970's With My Mom When I Was A Kid. Please Ask ME-TV Then To Air Highway Patrol On Their Lineup. Broderick Crawford Played Chief Dan Matthews Then He Starred In King Of Diamonds And The Interns. As A Doctor. I Like Broderick Crawford's Fedora On Series Highway Patrol I Have A DVD Of The Series Please Send Me Seasons 1,2,3 And 4 Of Highway Patrol Saturday April 30,2016 So I Can Watch The Series. Broderick Crawford Would Have Been 104 Years Old If He Were Alive. Art Gilmore Was The Narrator Of The TV Series. He Was Announcer Of Movie Trailers. Art Gilmore Was The Narrator Of The New Breed. I Wear My Fedora And Trenchcoat Then To Be Watching Highway Patrol Please Air At 4 PM Sunday Thru Friday On ME-TV Please Ask ME-TV Then To Air Highway Patrol. I Wear My Shirt,Necktie,Suit Coat Or Vest And Dress Jeans Or Slacks. Today's TV Is Reality And Developmental Disability Shows. We Need Shows Like Highway Patrol On ME-TV. I Like Broderick Crawford In The Series Highway Patrol. I Don't Like Westerns As Well As Scary Movies I Like Comedies,Romance,Cop Shows,Spy Shows And Private Eye Shows. I Watched It On This-TV When I Had A DVR Recorder. MGM Television Distributes The ZIV Library. Please Ask MGM Television Then To Have Highway Patrol On ME-TV. Which Will Be Part Of The Tuesday Night Noir On ME-TV Tuesday Night Will Be Noir Night At 8 PM On ME-TV
8 PM The Detectives
9 PM Honey West.
10 PM Highway Patrol.
11 PM Naked City
Midnight Route 66
1 AM Thriller
2 AM The Twilight Zone
3 AM Decoy
4 AM Peter Gunn
4:30 AM Mr.Lucky
Will Be On Tuesday Night Noir.
Please Straightned Out With ME-TV Then To Have Tuesday Night Noir.
Please E-Mail Me Today At DELLIEGOOS@AOL.COM. Please Write Me A Letter About Me Watching Highway Patrol. Please Send Me The DVD's On April 30,2016 Of The TV Series Highway Patrol Please Write Me Delbert "Dellie Goose" Hutchinson 11901 Spanaway Loop Road South Tacoma,Washington,98444. Please Call Me Up At 1-253-584-0648. Please Ask Me That I Watch Highway Patrol I Watched It On Seattle's KTNT-TV In The 1960's Occasional Viewer Delbert "Dellie Goose" Hutchinson
Delbert "Dellie Goose" Hutchinson      DELLIEGOOS@AOL.COM     Tacoma,Washington,USA     Mar 15/2016 12:32 PDT
Dear Gary My Friend Please Ask ME-TV Then To Air Highway Patrol. Please Write Them.
Delbert "Dellie Goose" Hutchinson
Delbert "Dellie Goose" Hutchinson      DELLIEGOOS@AOL.COM     Tacoma,Washington,USA     Mar 16/2016 20:00 PDT
Dear Gary My Friend I Like A Few Cop Shows. Sincerley Delbert "Dellie Goose" Hutchinson
Delbert "Dellie Goose" Hutchinson      DELLIEGOOS@AOL.COM     Tacoma,Washington,USA     Mar 16/2016 20:01 PDT
Watched Highway Patrol when I was a kid. Now that I'm older, I bought a DVD at Cracker Barrell that had the Best of Season 2 on it and I was hooked, again!
I bought every season of the show from Best Buy and I'm in Heaven! LOVE this old show!!
Geoff Jacobs     geoff2012@att.net    Loganville, GA.    Mar 20/2016 16:43 PDT
Broderick Crawford RIP. Todays TV Is Nothing But Junk They Show Now.
Delbert "Dellie Goose" Hutchinson      DELLIEGOOS@AOL.COM     Tacoma,Washington,USA     Mar 28/2016 20:18 PDT
Todays TV Is Nothing But Junk. I Used To Watch Highway Patrol On KTNT-TV Now KSTW-TV In The 1960's Thru The 1970's
Delbert "Dellie Goose" Hutchinson      DELLIEGOOS@AOL.COM     Tacoma,Washington,USA     Mar 28/2016 20:20 PDT
Delbert wrote
"Dear Gary My Friend I Used To Watch It Sometimes. Broderick Crawford Played"

Delbert,please stop starting every word with a capital letter. It is beyond annoying, and people won't read what you want to share.
Also it is bad form to ask Gary to send you the series on DVD. He does more than his share by providing this site. Why should he buy you gifts?
With all due respect, by posting your address and phone number, you lay yourself open to getting unwanted attention from all the nuts out there.
Or worse, you are not this Delbert and you are putting his info out there
with this post to cause him trouble.
No disrespect meant if the post is legit, Delbert, but on the other hand I smell a rat.
Mike from Jersey    Swamps of Jersey    Apr 01/2016 19:07 PDT
I Apologize Then For Sending A Comment Like That Then. Please Forgive Me. Jack Webb Taken over Bill orr's job on 77 sunset strip. as executive producer. he kept efrem Zimbalist,jr as stuart bailey. danny Thomas,sheldon leonard and Louis F.Edelman Formed Marterto-Frandstep-Edelman Productions in 1954. then Thomas-leonard-Edelman productions. then T.L.&.E. Productions,Then Danny Thomas,Sheldon Leonard and aaron spelling formed Thomas-Leonard-Spelling Productions in 1965. Their Favorite Series The Mod Squad. William Self Had Died in 2010 at age 89. He Was At 20th Century-Fox,Jack Webb Was Going To Do A Series With Teleklew Productions Lawrence Welk's Production Company And Warner Bros On A Series For 1963-64 Season The Teachers And Principals Starring Fess Parker As A Teacher. And Heather Angel As The Principal. Also Starring Ned Beatty As A Teacher. It Will Be On ABC Television Network. Temple Houston Will Be From Merv Griffin's Production Company Griffin Productions And Jack Webb's Production Company Warner Bros For NBC. Giant Step Starring Dennis Weaver As The Teacher And Jane Wyman As The Principal For CBS Jack Webb Was Also at Revue. The Lab Starring Michael Parks And Faye Dunaway In Color On ABC.
Delbert "Dellie Goose" Hutchinson      DELLIEGOOS@AOL.COM     Tacoma,Washington,USA     Apr 03/2016 20:23 PDT
Please Ask ME-TV Then To Air Highway Patrol On Their Schedule please think about it for me.
Tuesday Night Noir.

Delbert "Dellie Goose" Hutchinson      DELLIEGOOS@AOL.COM     Tacoma,Washington,USA     Apr 03/2016 20:25 PDT
Jack Webb Had Planned To Do Giant Step. starring dennis weaver and jane wyman for CBS.
Delbert "Dellie Goose" Hutchinson      DELLIEGOOS@AOL.COM     Tacoma,Washington,USA     Apr 03/2016 20:26 PDT
Hey Dellie Goose
Your posts here amount to little more than 'goose' droppings. They are like a broken pencil, pointless. I suppose we can hope you evolve but alas,like your underpants,the chances of change are small.
You might try devoting your energies elsewhere. Turn off the computer,step out of your parent's basement and enter the daylight.
Approach a real live girl and ask her for a date. But do not show her any of your writings/scribbling lest she taser you and then calls up Dan Matthews and the Highway Patrol to haul you off to a rubber room.
Mike from Jersey    Far away from Delbert, thanks be to God    Apr 07/2016 16:40 PDT
Highway Patrol one of the best all time Police Shows.
Broderick Crawford also one of the best.
Would like to get some memorabilia. Wish reruns were broadcast.
Thanks for the memories
Gregg McDonald    cincinnati,Oh    Apr 07/2016 17:18 PDT
Mike you're cracking me up! BTW, Mathews is spelled with one T, 10-4...
Gary          Apr 08/2016 07:37 PDT
FORTY YEARS AGO I GOT INTO POLICE WORK BECAUSE OF THIS SHOW. 5102 BYE
BUZ HODGES     buzevelyn@juno.com    SHOREWOOD    Apr 27/2016 16:01 PDT
I have always enjoyed watching HIGHWAY PATROL with my dad in the 1950s, when I was just a young boy. Now in 2016 and much older, I still enjoyed the program now on DVDs. Thank you for the website on this great television program.- 10-4!
Dennis Hollenbeck    California    Aug 20/2016 21:42 PDT
Hi Gary,
Here is something our fellow Highway Patrol fans might enjoy.
I just finished watching the first episode of Stakeout, from Sept. 26, 1959.
Starring MacDonald Carey as the legendary lawyer Herbert L. Maris , a real life attorney who specialized in hopeless cases and the wrongly convicted.
A ZIV production that ran for 2 years and 78 episodes, you can watch it on Youtube.
It's the flip side of Highway Patrol, but with better production values if only because ZIV had more bucks to spend than when it started up with Highway Patrol.
Also like our beloved Highway Patrol, it's filmed for the most part outside(rarely done anymore with today's series, too expensive, so they are back lot or set bound).
This becomes an added bonus because it becomes a time capsule of 1959 California, you get to see the cars,the streets, the stores and the people of the era.
Perhaps one of you Californians can tell me if it was filmed in the same areas as Highway Patrol?
Reflecting Stakeout's bigger budgets this episode boasts the great character actors John Doucette, Vic Tayback and Leo Gordon(a real life ex-con who went straight and one of the toughest SOB's ever in Hollywood). Plus Jack Hogan from Combat and as the brassy blonde the reliable Peggy Knudsen who was always cast as a B girl become she literally fit the role so well.
I can't put my finger on why but I seem to enjoy all the ZIV productions, starting when I was a kid and got up every saturday morning at 7 am to catch Cisco Kid reruns on channel 5 out of NYC.

Mike from Jersey    Aug 30/2016 14:42 PDT
Happy 10-4 Day 2016!
Gary    Oct 03/2016 23:45 PDT

this is what I observed from this great show. the crew is identified by name and
what they did for the show (i.e. eddie davis..director) Broderick Crawford is identified as Dan Mathews. As for the rest of the cast, the actors real name is credited without the role they played.
Jack Gill    new castle, pa    Nov 22/2016 17:58 PST
Hi Broadwick Crawford I(WENDY SELLS) wish you a Merry Christmas from Wendy Sells
Wendy Sells     Virgle@quick.com    Fortuna California    Dec 21/2016 01:59 PST
Hi Broadwick Crawford and I wish you and the highway patrol a Merry Christmas and a happy new year. from Wendy Sells
Wendy Sells     Virgle@quick.com    Fortuna California    Dec 23/2016 02:48 PST
Happy New Year to all Highway Patrol fans. This year we hope to have a book on the show that's been in the works out. Stay tuned and continue to have many happy Highway Patrols...10-4!
Gary    Jan 03/2017 18:08 PST
Hello, you used to write magnificent, but the last several posts have been kinda boring… I miss your great writings. Past few posts are just a little bit out of track! come on!
AmandagUm     Molodesjnaja    Molodesjnaja    Jan 13/2017 19:25 PST
Hi Broadwick Crawford I(WENDY SELLS) was wondering when will the Highway Patrol be coming back on Television again because the program of the Highway Patrol is my Favorite program to watch because with me(WENDY SELLS)am a fan of the Highway Patrol and also with me I go with the Law not against the law at all Broadwick Crawford. from Wendy Sells
Wendy Sells     Virgle@quick.com    Fortuna California    Feb 08/2017 22:21 PST
Hi Broadwick Crawford I(WENDY SELLS) sure do miss the program of the Highway Patrol Broadwick Crawford and I sure do wish you good luck in the future along with the highway patrol and always 10-4 Broadwick Crawford and becareful on the highway as well because up in Eureka there has been two fires up in Eureka Broadwick Crawford again I am saying 10-4 out from Wendy Sells
Wendy Sells     Virgle@quick.com    Fortuna California    Feb 08/2017 22:36 PST
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DennisBenry     Albany    Albany    Feb 24/2017 10:49 PST
I just noticed this:
"Years ago I talked to the head of MeTV about doing intros to each episode dressed as Broderick standing by my 55 Buick and they were interested! I'd sure like to see them get the rights to the show.Gary"
Gary,that would be great! Maybe one of the other networks of that ilk might be interested, such as ANTENENA, COZI(which has in the past had a ultra fan introduce Magnum PI marathons)or H & I network. By the way, I always thought running ADAM-12 and Highway Patrol back to back would be a natural.
Mike from Jersey    Mar 20/2017 15:04 PDT


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