(1974–1976)

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Season 2

9 Sep. 1975
Stowaway
Sonny finds Russian pianist stowaway in his load of musical instruments, and Will thinks the pianist wants to defect to the USA.
 
16 Sep. 1975
From Baltimore to Eternity
Sonny and Will pick up a load from a Baltimore furniture factory whose owner has refused to pay a local thug "protection" money. The bomb intended for the factory ticks hidden in the trailer while Will tries to get Sonny to a dentist to fix his aching tooth.
 
23 Sep. 1975
The Toughest Men in America
Sonny's comment published in a trucker's magazine about truckers being "the toughest men in America" draws the ire of the US Marines, and results in a challenge to complete one week of Marine basic training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
 
30 Sep. 1975
The Elephant Story
Sonny and Will pick up a carnival elephant in North Carolina to deliver in Sarasota, Florida. First, she gets loose on a country road, then Sonny finds a drunken stowaway in the trailer, then the rig is stolen . . . and Sonny's day goes downhill from there.
 
13 Oct. 1975
...To Be in Carolina
Sonny and Will help a tobacco farmer after the trailer they are pulling catches fire and burns the man's curing barn down.
 
4 Nov. 1975
General Delivery
Sonny's impounded truck is bought by competing trucker team Moose and Benjy, leaving Will and Sonny with their ramshackle rig. A bet is struck that whichever truck can reach Raleigh and claim a letter mailed to general delivery wins both trucks. And the race is on . . .
 
11 Nov. 1975
The Big Wheel
Will and Sonny deliver a load of race cars to Charlotte Motor Speedway, where they are talked into competing in a 500 mile race.
 
18 Nov. 1975
Prosperity #1
Sonny and Will deliver equipment to a strike-bound West Virginia coal mine, where Will sides with the miners, and Sonny sides with the mine owner, Maddie.
 
25 Nov. 1975
Please Don't Talk to the Driver
Sonny and Will are hauling a load of apples out of Hendersonville when they come upon a bus that has a flat tire as a result of a gunshot. They and the passengers end up at an abandoned farmhouse, surrounded by gunmen who are after money that was stolen from a bank.
 
2 Dec. 1975
Long Way to Nowhere
Will and Sonny borrow money from a loan shark to purchase two truckloads of peaches to sell in Canada.
 
9 Dec. 1975
Breakout
While Will goes to the bank in Asheville to cash a check, Sonny delivers a load to a North Carolina minimum security prison farm, and an inmate stowaway forces Sonny to take him to his girlfriend so they can get married.
 
16 Dec. 1975
Love, Death and Laura Brown
Will and Sonny almost have a collision with Laura on a North Carolina mountain road after her farm truck has a brake failure. As Will finds himself attracted to her, Sonny finds himself suspicious of her motives, and of her hauling business.
 
23 Dec. 1975
Will the Last Trucker Leaving Charlotte Please Turn Out the Lights
Sonny and Will try to get a load out of Charlotte, where the local truckers are under the thumb of a broker and his thug, and wind up with the four-year-old daughter of another trucker instead.
 
6 Jan. 1976
The Old South Will Rise Again
After a hot-air balloon lands on the rig while they are going down the road, Will and Sonny get involved in an old man's obsession with entering his balloon, The Old South, in a race.
 
13 Jan. 1976
Witch Hunt
Will and Sonny get stuck in Gainesville, Georgia, with a load of chicken feed when the Chicken Growers Co-op is threatened with a quarantine by the government. Will is bitten by a snake while he is working on the rig.
 
20 Jan. 1976
The Big Switch
After hauling the equipment trailer for a singing group, Will and Sonny help the group's manager get even with a con man, who cheated Sonny years before.
 
27 Jan. 1976
Woman of Steel
Sonny and Will go to a steel mill in Georgia to pick up a load, and they meet a lady trucker who, along with all the other local truckers, has to deal with a crooked mill owner.
 
3 Feb. 1976
Living It Up!
Against Will's objections, Sonny rents the rig to a broker and almost loses it, and more, to a crew that broke in to an armory. To keep them in the dark and out of his way, the broker treats Will and Sonny to a few days at an exclusive resort.
 
10 Feb. 1976
A Home Is Not a House
Will and Sonny tow a mobile home to Alabama for an Arkansas woman who claims she holds the deed to piece of land that is now Bienville Square, a Mobile city park.
 
17 Feb. 1976
No More Sad Songs
While in New Orleans for the funeral of Sonny's Navy pal, Sonny and Will use the Kenworth as the hearse, and a local numbers runner puts a "package" in the truck. They take the deceased buddy's little girl to Pensacola, Florida, unaware that hoods are chasing them to get the package back.
 
24 Feb. 1976
Full Fathom Five
Will and Sonny go to Bayou la Batre, Alabama to visit Jack, a shrimper buddy of Sonny's. But Jack isn't shrimping; he thinks he has found a sunken ship (from 1864) in Mobile Bay with a $1,000,000 fleet payroll on it.
 
2 Mar. 1976
Sing It Again, Sonny
Sonny and Will pull into Nashville for the trucker's convention, and Sonny is spotted at the talent show by an agent. While Sonny is busy with his guitar, Will borrows the rig and gets hijacked.
 

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