Route 66 (1960)

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Original run: 7 Oct 1960 – 18 Sep 1964

Country of origin: US

Genre: Adventure

Network: CBS US

Watched by: 17 of 704 894 0%

Total running time: 3 days 11 hours 8 minutes

Episode duration: 43 minutes

IMDB rating: 7.7 of 10 1 398

MyShows rating: 2 of 5 5

Description

Martin Milner as Tod Stiles, from a once-wealthy family, inherited only a Corvette when his father died, so he and George Maharis as Buz Murdock (suddenly jobless because he worked for Tod's father's company) strike out across North America, especially along the iconic Route 66 from Chicago to L.A. which the Okies traveled. Tod and Buz take local jobs (such as shrimping, shipbuilding, oil rigging) to support their wanderings. The 2 socially conscious knights of the road, encourage, champion, and learn from oppressed and troubled people they encounter.


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