Interviewed in book "Naked City: The Television Series" by James Rosin, 2008.
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was terrific, he really was. And I always loved that theme. It was based on, I think, somebody told me, an old Jimmy Dorsey
thing which was called "Oodles of Noodles," but I'm not sure about that. I love that theme, you know. Ba-da-da-da-da, da-da-da-da-da-daa. It's just a traveling song. -- GM, on the theme song from the series Route 66
He left the popular series Route 66
(1960) almost near the end of its third season in an uproar over some contract dispute and was later replaced by Glenn Corbett
as Martin Milner
's new sidekick. The series wasn't quite the same thereafter, and since Corbett didn't have the chemistry Maharis had with Milner, it lasted a little over a season.