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Movin' On 

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Series (1974–1976)
A pair of big-rig truckers, one a crusty old veteran, the other a college-educated youngster, team up to haul cargo across the country.
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1976   1975   1974  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Claude Akins ...  Sonny Pruitt 45 episodes, 1974-1976
Frank Converse ...  Will Chandler 45 episodes, 1974-1976
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Storyline

A pair of big-rig truckers, one a crusty old veteran, the other a college-educated youngster, team up to haul cargo across the country.

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trucker | 1970s | truck | See All (3) »

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A gypsy trucker is a man with a dream.

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Drama

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TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Abenteuer der Landstraße See more »

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Runtime:

(44 episodes) | (pilot)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Former President Gerald Ford's favorite television series. See more »

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Spoofed in The Benny Hill Show: Sale of the Half-Century (1976) See more »

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Movin' On
Written by Merle Haggard
Performed by Merle Haggard and The Strangers (uncredited)
Produced by Fuzzy Owen (uncredited)
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Great Show - I could relate!
18 May 2007 | by irishcoffeeSee all my reviews

I bought a used Rig in 1974 for $500 down and started cross country trucking. When this show was on, all the truck stop TV lounges were filled with Truckers. We made fun of some things, but we could relate to many of the story lines. Very few of us could afford that KW, but it was nice to dream. But having problems with brokers, Smokies and the public in general were familiar themes. But also there were the good times when people were given and gave help just because they needed it and nothing was expected in return. And my trucking days lasted longer than the series....but only by a couple of years....unlike Sonny, I could not make a lot of money.


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