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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 Sonny Pruitt (45 episodes, 1974-1976)
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 Will Chandler (45 episodes, 1974-1976)
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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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A gypsy trucker is a man with a dream.

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8 May 1974 (USA)  »

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(44 episodes) | (pilot)

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Great Show - I could relate!
18 May 2007 | by (United States) – See 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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