One of the most brilliant dramas to emerge from the 60s, Route 66 was famous for its catchy Nelson Riddle theme song, intriguing characters, top-drawer writing and stellar guest star appearances.
- 1. Black NovemberOctober 6, 196051min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishCar trouble strands Tod and Buz in an isolated Mississippi lumber town named for and dominated by its unscrupulous ruler and haunted by a secret.
- 2. A Lance of StrawOctober 13, 196051min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz crew a Grand Isle, Louisiana shrimp trawler while its captain deals with a hurricane and a jealous boyfriend.
- 3. The Swan BedOctober 20, 196051min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishA young woman inadvertently interferes with a bird smuggling ring at the center of a psittacosis outbreak in New Orleans.
- 4. The Man on the Monkey BoardOctober 27, 196051min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod assists an undercover Nazi hunter while working with Buz on an oil platform off the coast of Venice, Louisiana.
- 4. Birdcage on My FootOctober 12, 196150minNRAudio languagesEnglishTod and Buz, in Boston for a day of leisure, interrupt an odd acting man who is attempting to steal their Corvette.
- 5. The Strengthening AngelsNovember 3, 196052min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishBuz attempts to prove the innocence of a single mother who killed the younger brother of a small-town sheriff in self-defense.
- 5. Voice at the End of the LineOctober 18, 196250minNRAudio languagesEnglishTod and Buz are working in Chicago as, respectively, a motel lifeguard and a warehouse employee. Buz inadvertently helps colleagues who are playing a nasty practical joke on their supervisor; the latter, profoundly embarrassed by the intrusion into his private life, quits.
- 6. Ten Drops of WaterNovember 10, 196051min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishThree orphaned ranchers stubbornly fight a losing battle against chronic drought conditions near Kanab, Utah.
- 7. Three SidesNovember 17, 196051min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz help a Grants Pass, Oregon hops farmer reluctant to instill discipline in his spoiled son and daughter.
- 7. The Mud NestNovember 9, 196150minNRAudio languagesEnglishOn intuition Buz steers the 66ers off route to a Maryland hamlet where everyone thinks they recognize Buz - as returning prodigal of a hated local clan.
- 8. Legacy for LuciaNovember 24, 196051min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTo finance a new Virgin Mary statue for her church, a Sicilian woman tries to sell Oregon land "bequeathed" to her by an American soldier during World War II.
- 9. Layout at Glen CanyonNovember 1, 196051min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz act as bodyguards to fashion models at the Glen Canyon Dam construction site.
- 9. Mon Petit ChouNovember 23, 196150minNRAudio languagesEnglishTod and Buz are in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania working as crewmen on a tugboat. Tod "rescues" a pretty girl who oddly was water skiing in the shipping lanes. She is a singer from France, managed by a Svengali who closely watches her and is haunted by the memory of a previous "discovery" who deserted him.
- 10. The Beryllium EaterDecember 8, 196051min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz help an old prospector stake his claim after he finds beryllium ore.
- 11. The Thin White LineDecember 7, 196150minNRAudio languagesEnglishTod and Buz,in Philadelphia working as "high floor" construction workers,are at a party and Tod mistakenly drinks a beer meant for a troublemaker.The beer was laced with "an experimental chemotherapy compound" by the party givers who are college students.
- 11. A Fury Slinging FlameDecember 29, 196046min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz meet a scientist who intends to hide in Carlsbad Caverns with friends until an expected nuclear holocaust is over.
- 12. ShebaJanuary 5, 196151min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz work for a cotton company and battle cowboy Woody Biggs, who is not done with the woman he sent to prison.
- 13. The Quick and the DeadJanuary 12, 196151min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod becomes a race car driver as he and Buz get involved in a family controversy over whether an aging driver should retire.
- 14. Play It GlissandoJanuary 19, 196151min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz try to protect a woman from her jazz musician husband.
- 15. The Clover ThroneJanuary 26, 196151min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz work for a date farmer who fights the highway department while he "waits out" his sexy ward, hoping she will marry him.
- 16. Fly Away Home, Part 1February 9, 196150min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod becomes a crop duster for a struggling company.
- 16. 1801 Days to JusticeJanuary 25, 196250minNRAudio languagesEnglishJob seeks justice in his hometown after 5 years in a Texas prison.
- 17. Fly Away Home, Part 2February 16, 196152min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz get involved in a quandary over an extra-dangerous crop dusting contract.
- 18. Sleep on Four PillowsFebruary 23, 196151min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz meet a teenage girl who claims to be on the run from gangsters - but her family thinks she has been kidnapped.
- 19. An Absence of TearsMarch 2, 196151min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz try to protect a blind widow from her husband's murderers.
- 20. Like a Motherless ChildMarch 16, 196152min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishBuz and Tod split up over whether to return a runaway boy to an orphanage.
- 21. Effigy in SnowMarch 23, 196152min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz try to stop a murderer who has left his latest victim in the snow at Squaw Valley.
- 22. Eleven, the Hard WayApril 6, 196152min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz meet a gambler, whom the people of Broken Knee have asked to save their town.
- 23. Most Vanquished, Most VictoriousApril 13, 196152min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAt the request of his aunt, Tod traces the life of his saintly cousin through the Los Angeles slums.
- 24. Don't Count StarsApril 27, 196152min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz get involved in a custody case over a 9-year-old heiress and her drunken, gambling "uncle."
- 25. The NewbornMay 4, 196151min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz protect a Native American girl and her newborn from their employer, who rules the land like a feudal baron. (Robert Duvall as a nasty ranchhand)
- 26. A Skill for HuntingMay 11, 196152min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz are framed as poachers after Tod interferes with a real poacher's hunting.
- 26. Peace, Pity, PardonApril 11, 196350minNRAudio languagesEnglishTod and Linc in Tampa, Florida find that their rooming house neighbor is not simply a part of professional jai lai. He is also an anti-Castro freedom fighter and a wanted man in Cuba.
- 27. Trap at CordovaMay 25, 196152min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz are coerced into teaching school children in rural New Mexico.
- 27. Two on the HouseApril 19, 196250minNRAudio languagesEnglishTod and Buz are in Cleveland, Ohio where they are employed as crewman on the Cuyahoga River tour boat. They are drawn into the drama surrounding a motherless, lonely son of a workaholic land developer.
- 28. The OpponentJune 1, 196152min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishBuz visits and inspires his boyhood hero, a former boxing great who is now on the skids.
- 29. Welcome to AmityJune 8, 196152min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz meet a woman, who wants to bury her mother in a nearby cemetery. The people of Amity want to stop her.
- 30. Incident on a BridgeJune 15, 196152min13+SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTod and Buz board in a home with an abused, mute girl and her two jealous - and violent - suitors.
- 31. Hell is Empty, All the Devils are HereMay 24, 196250minNRAudio languagesEnglishTod is in Thousand Oaks, California "wrangling camels" at the Jungleland zoo. The zoo's owner has nightmares about the tiger which killed his first wife, a famous animal trainer. His second wife and Tod are puzzled as to what else he has in his thoughts. Buz is not seen - Tod mentions he has "a buddy in the Pacoima Hospital".
- 31. Soda Pop and Paper FlagsMay 30, 196350minNRAudio languagesEnglishTod and Linc are en route from St. Louis to Memphis, Tennessee. They stop in Mapleton, Mo., for gas. Tod defends a transient hobo from troublemakers. Deciding to stay, Tod & Linc go to work for a rubber processing plant.
- David Lowell RichArthur HillerJames SheldonAlvin GanzerPhilip LeacockElliot SilversteinAllen H. MinerTom GriesGeorge ShermanRobert Gist
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