(1974–1976)

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1975

2 Jan. 1975
Explosion
Sonny accepts a racing dog from a freight broker as payment for a debt after Sonny's rig is impounded for a late loan payment.
 
16 Jan. 1975
Landslide
While detouring around a road construction site, Will and Sonny are trapped by a landslide on a wilderness road, along with six other people: a runaway and her boyfriend, an alcoholic trumpeter and his estranged med-student son, and a man and his wife towing their RV.
 
30 Jan. 1975
Fraud
Sonny's trailer catches fire while parked overnight at a warehouse dock, and Sonny is framed for arson.
 
6 Feb. 1975
Ammo
After delivering a load to a San Diego cannery, Sonny gets a case of hams for his lady friend, but when she opens one, it is full of military ammunition. Then Will and Sonny go undercover to help find the rest of the stolen munitions.
 
13 Feb. 1975
Tattoos
In San Diego after making a delivery at the Navy docks, Sonny runs into his old Navy buddy, who enlists Sonny and Will in a chase to catch his truckin' sweetheart.
 
20 Feb. 1975
Ransom
After delivering a load of fabric to a San Diego clothing manufacturer, Will and Sonny are drawn into a ransom delivery after Sonny's friend, the company's VP, is kidnapped.
 
2 Apr. 1975
The Price of Loving
In San Francisco, Will and Sonny get caught between a trucker pal and his wife Abby . . . and his other wife Betsy.
 
9 Apr. 1975
Weddin' Bells
Sonny assists a woman, Nina, when her car breaks down near Sausalito, loading her car into the trailer and taking it to a repair shop. Sparks fly between them, and they make plans to marry.
 
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.
 

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