Original Airdate: 21-Mar-1982
Plot: Jon and Ponch chase a speeder and end up finding two gangs led by Ponch's old friends and his rivals. Jon talks tough and everyone drops their weapons. Baricza shows up to give Billy a ride. Back at Central, Jeb is handing out trees while Harlan and Grossie play Gin. Off duty, Ponch and Jon visit Carlos' sister. They then go visit Billy at the Oak Street Youth Center. Next, they visit Carlos painting a wall and find Andy there giving him money to get painting supplies. Back at the Youth Center, Andy challenges Ponch to a karate fight "by the rules" in the ring. Nobody's sure if Andy's doing it for "fair or foul." Ponch shows up to the fight like everyone knew he would. When the fight ends, they end up calling it a tie. Outside, two little kids who left the fight early wreck Billy's car. The next day, Jeb hands out more trees while Ponch talks with Carlos. That night, on a double date (Ponch is dating Carlos' sister), Andy shows up and talks with Ponch and Jon. When Andy leaves, Billy hits him with a van. Ponch chases him in his own car but he gets away. When Ponch brings Carlos' sister home, they find the house ransacked. The next day, Billy and his gang goes to Carlos' wall and finds Carlos and Andy. Ponch and Jon show up in Ponch's car. Jon tells them to drop their weapons and they do. But then they start to karate fight. They're no match for Ponch and Jon of course. Later, Carlos is working on his new wall when he's told that the CHP is going to plant trees along the street too. Baricza, Turner, Bonnie, Harlan, and Grossie start arguing over the trees and Andy tells them to "knock it off...and get to work!" Laughter ensues.
Guest Stars: Danny Bonaduce (from The Partridge Family as Billy), Sal Lopez (as Carlos), Jenny Gago (as Rosa), Jeanna Michaels (as Sherron), Lewis van Bergen (as Andy Macedon), Reynaldo Duran (as Ramon), Calebaschkynazo (as Wayne)
Written by: Doug Heyes Jr.
Directed by: Leslie H. Martinson
Karate Fighters: John Barrett, Alan Marcus, Steve Hulin, Jason Allen Randal, Johnny (Gyro) Potter
- See the prequel in "Karate".
- Since Ponch can beat Danny Bonaduce in a fight, this means he can beat Donny Osmond too.
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