How well do you remember the series premiere of Highway Patrol?

Stolen cars, police blockades and precise communication. All part of the plot for the first episode of Highway Patrol.

 

Before there were 155 more episodes, there was the first one. Highway Patrol was on television from 1955 to 1959. In the process, the police procedural drama inspired several other similar shows years later. 

Can you remember the series premiere titled "Prison Break?" 

Take a look at the questions and images from this episode and aim steady! 

Good luck. 

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  1. This is criminal Ralph _____
  2. After stealing a car, part of it gets damaged and needs to be replaced. What is it?
  3. After ditching the car, how does the criminal keep moving?
  4. Who is the criminal holding up now?
  5. What is his name?
  6. The criminal eventually ends up at a restaurant, where Dan Mathews finds his vehicle. What is the name of the restaurant?
  7. Cornered, the criminal takes a hostage. Who is this man?
  8. Playing Dan Mathews is...

How well do you remember the series premiere of Highway Patrol?

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JHP 12 months ago
3/8 or well - I'm a virgin viewer - dont think I've seen that Ep
Ready2go 15 months ago
4/8. Hope I get a cell with a view.
Moverfan 15 months ago
How well do I remember Highway Patrol? Let's put it this way...it ran from 1955 to 1959 and I was born in 1962...
GoodMorningMrMilner 15 months ago
7/8. Big fan of this show. I would get up at 4:30 am to watch before I went to work. Great cars and you could certainly tell the men from the women.
texasluva 15 months ago
MrsPhilHarris grabbed the trophy and this thrilling movie for us to watch. Congrats MPH

Lonely Are the Brave (1962)- 1 hr 47 min-Drama--Western-
Director
David Miller
Stars
Kirk Douglas---Gena Rowlands---Walter Matthau---Carroll O'Connor-
George Kennedy---Michael Kane---Bill Raisch--

https://ia903200.us.archive.org/11/items/LAreTB19621/LAreTB1962-1.m4v

texasluva 15 months ago
This weeks movie Quiz-3/10/2023
𝐎𝐮𝐫 𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐨 𝐢𝐬 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐜𝐤 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐦𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐧 𝐞𝐫𝐚 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐢𝐬 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐨 𝐛𝐞𝐧𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐧𝐲𝐨𝐧𝐞. 𝐍𝐨𝐭 𝐬𝐞𝐞𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐞𝐲𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐞𝐲𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐞𝐢𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐛𝐲 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐨𝐫 𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐈𝐝𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐜 𝐰𝐚𝐲𝐬. 𝐄𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐮𝐩 𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐰𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐥𝐚𝐰. 𝐎𝐧𝐥𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐛𝐞 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐚 𝐝𝐫𝐚𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐜 𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠. 𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐲 𝐧𝐚𝐦𝐞 𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐫𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐫 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐧𝐨 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐚𝐱𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐦𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐝𝐰𝐞𝐥𝐥 𝐮𝐩𝐨𝐧. 𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐦𝐨𝐯𝐢𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐦𝐲 𝐟𝐚𝐯𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐬𝐞 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞𝐬. 𝐆𝐞𝐭 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐡𝐨𝐫𝐬𝐞 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐮𝐧𝐬𝐞𝐭. 𝐃𝐫𝐚𝐦𝐚-- 𝐖𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧-


💥Entertainment--♫♪♩--

Tell Her No The Zombies---

Columbo Bluffs the Murderer--

Last Witness to President Abraham Lincoln Assassination I've Got A Secret--

Panel vs Mystery Guests - What's My Line---

Movies Dance Scenes Mashup---

Dirty Harry "Excuse me captain, can you fly?"---


🅱🅾🅽🆄🆂 🅼🅾🆅🅸🅴🆂-

The French Connection (1971) 1 hr 44 min- Action--Crime--Drama-
Director
William Friedkin
Stars
Gene Hackman---Roy Scheider---Fernando Rey---Tony Lo Bianco-

https://ia801406.us.archive.org/31/items/2000y/the.french.connection.1971..mp4


French Connection II- (1975)-1hr 54 min-
Stars
Gene Hackman---Fernando Rey---Bernard Fresson---Ed Lauter-

https://ia801406.us.archive.org/31/items/2000y/the.french.connection.ii._1975..mp4


In case those top 2 are not your bag--

What A Way To Go (1964)- 1 hr 51 min-Comedy--Romance
Stars
Shirley MacLaine---Paul Newman---Robert Mitchum---Margaret Dumont-
Dean Martin---Robert Cummings---Gene Kelly---Dick Van Dyke-

https://ia902503.us.archive.org/23/items/7.0-7-what-a-way-to-go-1964/7.0%20%287%29%20What%20A%20Way%20To%20Go%201964.mp4
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texasluva MrsPhilHarris 15 months ago
MQ at: Can you guess the name of these '50s crime-drama films?
texasluva KJExpress 15 months ago
MQ at: Can you guess the name of these '50s crime-drama films?
texasluva LoveMETV22 15 months ago
MQ at: Can you guess the name of these '50s crime-drama films?
MQ at: Can you guess the name of these '50s crime-drama films?
texasluva 15 months ago
Hello Movie quizzers. I am also posting later the two movies for Saturday for you. One will be a Classic while the other a newer movie with Tom Hanks.

Mirage
1965
and
Finch
2021
Make sure you come by later to copy them
Good luck tonight in the MQ. 3 movies and the MQ one + entertainment
AllisonWunderland 15 months ago
Hey there everyone! My best friend is visiting from out of town soooo,….unfortunately, we will not be able to participate in the MQ tonite 😥…We will miss y’all but have a good time and we’ll check in and see who the winner is 😉💁‍♀️
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Wow! That's great that you got together after all this time. ☺️
Wow! They should have done for you like that old program "This is Your Life" She and an old teacher you had plus others show up and it is on camera. They bring them on stage one by one and you're so surprised. They talk about you and everything. You get gifts. Maybe even an old boyfriend shows up from HS --This Is Your Life AWL! 🤩
Lol…Wouldn’t that be something 😆 Sounds like fun to me 😉
Tonight's Movie--



Annie (1982) 2 hr 7 min- Comedy-- Drama--Family-
A spunky young orphan is taken in by a rich eccentric, much to the chagrin of the cantankerous woman who runs the orphanage.
Director
John Huston
Stars
Aileen Quinn---Albert Finney---Carol Burnett---
Ann Reinking---Tim Curry---Bernadette Peters-

https://ia601501.us.archive.org/10/items/movi3s-2006/Annie%20%281982%29%20Aileen%20Quinn%2C%20Albert%20Finney%2C%20Carol%20Burnett%2C%20Tim%20Curry.mp4
Snickers 15 months ago
2/8. I think I've seen about one episode of Highway Patrol in my entire life. Still enjoy taking the quizzes.
DanDolgin 15 months ago
The only other show I have ever seen Broderick Crawford in other than Highway Patrol was in one episode of Land of the Giants. He played an evil scientist creating a giant sized robot.
DanDolgin 15 months ago
4/8, I have seen most episodes but don't even remember the premiere. I'm not sure if I saw that one.
graceful1970 15 months ago
You got 4 out of 8
Were you able to track down the right score, or did it slip away?
rlb2k1jr 15 months ago
5 out of 8. I can’t get how Broderick Crawford got away with his rapid fire dialogue deliveries. I call him the Fast Talking Man!😂
pizer12 15 months ago
Leave your blood at the red cross not on the highway
texasluva 15 months ago
6 out of 8. Can't remember last watching HWP. Though will never forget Broderick Crawford-



Andybandit 15 months ago
I got 3/8. I got #1, 2, 3, 6, and 7 wrong. I never saw an episode of HP.
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