The Texas Wheelers (1974–1975)

TV Series  |   |  Comedy
8.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.1/10 from 16 users  
Reviews: 3 user

Earthy comedy about the four motherless Wheeler children and their lovable but cantankerous father Zack. With Zack avoiding work, Truckie led the clan, with Doobie, Boo, and T.J.

Creator:

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 26 titles
created 14 Jun 2011
 
a list of 1945 titles
created 11 Feb 2014
 
list image
a list of 980 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 1940 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Texas Wheelers (1974–1975)

The Texas Wheelers (1974–1975) on IMDb 8.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Texas Wheelers.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1975   1974  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A high school grad and a hooker-in-training try to track down his stolen Corvette.

Director: Matthew Robbins
Stars: Mark Hamill, Annie Potts, Eugene Roche
Midnight Ride (1990)
Action | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A house wife just left her cop husband, when she picks up Justin Mckay she'll wish she never did as she's plunged into a nightmare and the grip of a psychotic killer.

Director: Bob Bralver
Stars: Michael Dudikoff, Mark Hamill, Savina Gersak
Wizards (1977)
Animation | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

On a post-apocalyptic Earth, a wizard and his faire folk comrades fight an evil wizard who's using technology in his bid for conquest.

Director: Ralph Bakshi
Stars: Jesse Welles, Bob Holt, Richard Romanus
Minkow (2015)
Crime

Story of the life of Barry Jay Minkow, a son, businessman, pastor... and felon. Born in 1967, Barry Minkow went on to set up a highly successful carpet cleaning company but was imprisoned ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Caulk
Stars: Mark Hamill, Elisabeth Röhm, Ving Rhames
Action | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The story of a sergeant and the inner core members of his unit as they try to serve in and survive World War II.

Director: Samuel Fuller
Stars: Lee Marvin, Mark Hamill, Robert Carradine
Mod Squad (1968–1973)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Three young outsiders fight crime as undercover agents for the police.

Stars: Michael Cole, Clarence Williams III, Peggy Lipton
Under Siege (1992)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A former S.E.A.L., now cook, is the only person who can stop a gang of terrorists when they seize control of a U.S. Navy battleship.

Director: Andrew Davis
Stars: Steven Seagal, Gary Busey, Tommy Lee Jones
Jeannie (1973–1975)
Animation | Fantasy | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Corey Anders, an average California teenager, finds an unusual-looking bottle on the beach while surfing. He opens it, and a beautiful genie named Jeannie emerges. Her bumbling, corpulent ... See full summary »

Stars: Julie McWhirter, Mark Hamill, Joe Besser
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Zack Wheeler (8 episodes, 1974-1975)
...
 Truckie Wheeler (8 episodes, 1974-1975)
...
 Doobie Wheeler (8 episodes, 1974-1975)
Karen Obediear ...
 Boo Wheeler (8 episodes, 1974-1975)
...
 T.J. Wheeler (8 episodes, 1974-1975)
Bruce Kimball ...
 Lyle (8 episodes, 1974-1975)
Edit

Storyline

Earthy comedy about the four motherless Wheeler children and their lovable but cantankerous father Zack. With Zack avoiding work, Truckie led the clan, with Doobie, Boo, and T.J. Written by Mike McCluskey <figaro1@bc.sympatico.ca>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

texas | rancher | See All (2) »

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 September 1974 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cosas de chicos  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The show's theme song was "Illegal Smile" by John Prine. See more »

Quotes

Zack Wheeler: Never underestimate the power of laziness.
See more »

Soundtracks

Illegal Smile
Composed and Sung by John Prine 1974
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

This should be on DVD!
14 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was one of the best TV comedies ever, but if you didn't happen to be viewing in the mid-70s, or if you blinked twice, you missed your chance to see it. Jack Elam, one of the great character actors of all time (for instance, he is the only reason to watch Rio Lobo even though it stars John Wayne and was directed by Howard Hawks), and pre-Buddy Holly Story Gary Busey had great chemistry and this was about as off-beat as they come for television, especially when you consider it is more than 30 years old. As far as I know, it has never been picked up for re-release by any cable channel. I would love for someone to finally bring this neglected television classic to DVD.


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The MTM logo variant for this show jmfabianorpl
Discuss The Texas Wheelers (1974) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?