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Movin' On 

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Series (1974–1976)
A crusty old veteran big-rig trucker teams up with a college-educated youngster to haul cargo across the country.
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2   1  
1976   1975   1974  
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Series cast summary:
Claude Akins ...  Sonny Pruitt 45 episodes, 1974-1976
Frank Converse ...  Will Chandler 45 episodes, 1974-1976
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A crusty old veteran big-rig trucker teams up with a college-educated youngster to haul cargo across the country.

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trucker | 1970s | truck | See All (3) »

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A gypsy trucker is a man with a dream.

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Drama

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Trivia

The first season, filmed on the West Coast, featured a cab with a 13-speed transmission. The second season, filmed on the East Coast, featured a cab with a 10-speed transmission. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in The Benny Hill Show: Show 28 (1976) See more »

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Movin' On
Written by Merle Haggard
Performed by Merle Haggard and The Strangers (uncredited)
Produced by Fuzzy Owen (uncredited)
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This was a weekly series starring Claude Akins and Frank Converse about two good-hearted truckers getting into different adventures each week
9 September 2006 | by gleetroySee all my reviews

This was one of my favorite shows from the seventies. Claude Akins was a solid, strong actor. He always was and it was nice to see him get his own show. Anotyher attempt at his own show "The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo" was dismal by comparison. Frank Converse proved he had good acting chops although he played the I don't want to be a star" attitude a bit much.

This was a good, if not great, show and one I have not seen since its original run. I'd like to see it again. It basically told about the adventures of two good-hearted truckers on the road.

Get it if you can!!


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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

8 May 1974 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(44 episodes) | (pilot)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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