The show is about two guys, Sonny Pruett a veteran trucker and his sidekick Will Chandler, a law-school grad looking for adventure.
Movin' On Season 2 (1975-1976)
|2x01 The Stowaway |
Sonny finds a Russian pianist stowaway in his load of musical instruments, and Will thinks the pianist wants to defect to the USA.
|Sep. 09, 1975|
|2x02 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 ...
|Sep. 16, 1975|
|2x03 The Toughest Man 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 ...
|Sep. 23, 1975|
|2x04 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, ...
|Sep. 30, 1975|
|2x05 Home is Not a House |
Sonny and Will help gather public support for a head-strong Arkansas widow who claims to have legal ownership of a public park in downtown Mobile, Alabama.
|Oct. 07, 1975|
|2x06 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.
|Oct. 14, 1975|
|2x07 Will the Last Trucker Leaving Charlotte Turn Out the Lights? |
Sonny and Will take a stand against a crooked load broker, inspiring their fellow truckers to do the same, all while taking care of a darling little 4-year-old girl who mistakenly climbed ...
|Oct. 21, 1975|
|2x08 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 ...
|Nov. 04, 1975|
|2x09 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.
|Nov. 11, 1975|
|2x10 Prosperity Number One |
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.
|Nov. 18, 1975|
|2x11 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 ...
|Nov. 25, 1975|
|2x12 The Long Haul |
To make a large profit on a job, the truckers go in debt to hire an extra rig and two drivers they know nothing about.
|Dec. 02, 1975|
|2x13 The Long Way to Nowhere |
Despite Will's protest, Sonny takes a huge gamble on a purchased-load run to Canada, employing an drug-addicted old driver, and his son to share the driving in a rented truck, all while ...
|Dec. 09, 1975|
|2x14 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 ...
|Dec. 16, 1975|
|2x15 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 ...
|Dec. 23, 1975|
|2x16 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 ...
|Jan. 06, 1976|
|2x17 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 ...
|Jan. 13, 1976|
|2x18 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.
|Jan. 20, 1976|
|2x19 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.
|Jan. 27, 1976|
|2x20 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 ...
|Feb. 10, 1976|
|2x21 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 ...
|Feb. 17, 1976|
|2x22 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 ...
|Feb. 24, 1976|
|2x23 Sing It Again, Sonny |
In order to get out of a tough situation, a troubled Nashville talent agent feigns interest in Sonny's singing talents, at a Trucker's convention, leading to major complications for ...
|Mar. 02, 1976|
Season 2 Characters
Season 2 Videos
18 Woman of Steel (46:18)
4 The Elephant Story (48:02)
7 Will the Last Trucker Leaving Charlotte Please Turn Out the Lights? (48:46)
5 Home Is Not a House (48:53)
Season 2 Quotes
|Season 2 / Episode 6: - To Be in Carolina|
Benjy: You honky pinhead!
Moose: If I told you once I told you a hundred times!
Benjy: Told me what?
Moose: I'm not a pinhead!
|Season 2 / Episode 6: - To Be in Carolina|
Sonny: [Sonny flirts with a lady forklift operator on a busy loading dock] Just look at those guys, Clara. What do you see?
Clara: What I see every day. Stevedores, loaders.
Sonny: Wrong. What you see are men in chains. I mean, men who don't dream, who don't go anyplace, don't do anything. Now take a look at me. What do you see?
Clara: A truck driver.
Sonny: See? Wrong again. What you see is the last of the buccaneers, the Pony Express, the Knights of the Road.
Season 2 Trivia
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