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Route 66 TV Show

Route 66: The Series, is a new eight-disc set of the show’s complete first season.

The episodes have been digitally remastered for the best sound and picture possible. Among the special features are descriptions of the Corvettes used during the series’ run, plus biographies and filmographies of an impressive list of actors (see below) who appeared on the show.

Route 66: Season 1, Vol. 1 four-disc set
Route 66: Season 1, Vol. 2 four-disc set

New DVD sets of additional episodes of "Route 66" will conitue to be issued, until all 116 episodes (see below) are released of the iconic sixties era road trip adventures across America.

There was a previously released a two-disc set of Best of Route 66 - Eleven Original TV Series episodes that span across all four years of the show, starring: Robert Redford; Robert Duvall; James Caan; Alan Alda;Stephanie Powers; Suzanne Pleshette; Boris Karloff; Peter Lorie; Walter Matthau; Martin Sheen; Leslie Nielsen; Ronny Howard; Edward Asner; Jack Warden; Deforest Kelly; Inger Stevens; Julie Newmar; Barbara Eden and others. Producer's Picks is a more recent release has exactly the same 11 episodes and is essentially the same release with different artwork.

  • “Play It Glissando” (co-starring Jack Lord, Barbara Bostock)
  • “Eleven, the Hard Way (Walter Matthau)
  • “First Class Mouliak” (Robert Redford, Martin Balsam)
  • “The Strengthening Angels” (Suzanne Pleshette, Harry Townes)
  • “Birdcage on My Foot” (Robert Duvall, Diana Millay)
  • “And the Cat Jumped Over the Moon” (James Caan, Martin Sheen)
  • “You Never Had it so Good” (Peter Graves, Patricia Barry)
  • Lizard’s Leg and Owlet’s Wing” (Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre, Lon Chaney Jr.)
  • “Poor Little Kangaroo Rat” (Leslie Nielsen, Ronny Howard)
  • “Soda Pop and Paper Flags” (Alan Alda, Tom Bosley, Joseph Campanella)
  • “A Cage in Search of a Bird” (Stefanie Powers, Dan Duryea)

Route 66 aired 116 episodes on CBS from Oct 1960 to Mar 1964. It was an hour long black and white show. There's no official DVD collection available yet, however there are some short clips on YouTube originating from tapes made of reruns on Nick-at-Nite in the 80's.

Martin Milner as Tod Stiles
George Maharis as Buz Murdoch [ eps 1-84 ]
The real story 1 & 2 behind George Maharis leaving Route 66, the sixties tv show.
Glenn Corbett as Lincoln Case [ eps 85-116 ]
Books About the Show

"The consummate book on the trend setting TV series" David Knudsen, Executive Director, National Route 66 Federation

"Route 66 series fans will love the history, photos and storytelling" Jim Vanore,Herald Newspapers, New Jersey

"A very enjoyable look back at a memorable TV series." Randy Renner,KOKC Talk Radio, Oklahoma

"Filled with fascinating details that will please any enthusiast of the series." Bill Gates,Route 66 Pulse Newspaper

Route 66 TV Show Music by Nelson Riddle
George Maharis Sings Route 66 (1962)
Season 1
Episode# | Prod#  | Original Air Date | Episode Title
1. 1- 1 001 7 Oct 60 Black November
2. 1- 2 002 14 Oct 60 A Lance of Straw
3. 1- 3 003 21 Oct 60 The Swan Bed
4. 1- 4 004 28 Oct 60 The Man on the Monkey Board
5. 1- 5 005 4 Nov 60 The Strengthening Angels
6. 1- 6 006 11 Nov 60 Ten Drops of Water
7. 1- 7 007 18 Nov 60 Three Sides
8. 1- 8 008 25 Nov 60 Legacy for Lucia
9. 1- 9 009 2 Dec 60 Layout at Glen Canyon
10. 1-10 010 9 Dec 60 The Beryllium Eater
11. 1-11 011 30 Dec 60 A Fury Slinging Flame
12. 1-12 012 6 Jan 61 Sheba
13. 1-13 013 13 Jan 61 The Quick and the Dead
14. 1-14 014 20 Jan 61 Play It Glissando
15. 1-15 015 27 Jan 61 The Clover Throne
16. 1-16 16 10 Feb 61 Fly Away Home (1)
17. 1-17 17 Feb 61 Fly Away Home (2)
18. 1-18 18 24 Feb 61 Sleep on Four Pillows
19. 1-19 19 3 Mar 61 An Absence of Tears
20. 1-20 20 17 Mar 61 Like a Motherless Child
21. 1-21 21 24 Mar 61 Effigy in Snow
22. 1-22 22 7 Apr 61 Eleven, the Hard Way
23. 1-23 23 14 Apr 61 Most Vanquished, Most Victorious
24. 1-24 24 28 Apr 61 Don't Count Stars
25. 1-25 25 5 May 61 The Newborn
26. 1-26 26 12 May 61 A Skill for Hunting
27. 1-27 27 26 May 61 Trap at Cordova
28. 1-28 28 2 Jun 61 The Opponent
29. 1-29 29 9 Jun 61 Welcome to Amity
30. 1-30 30 16 Jun 61 Incident on a Bridge
Season 2
Episode# | Prod#  | Original Air Date | Episode Title
31. 2- 1 31 22 Sep 61 A Month of Sundays
32. 2- 2 32 29 Sep 61 Blue Murder
33. 2- 3 33 6 Oct 61 Good Night, Sweet Blues
34. 2- 4 34 13 Oct 61 Birdcage on My Foot
35. 2- 5 35 20 Oct 61 First Class Mouliak
36. 2- 6 36 27 Oct 61 Once to Every Man
37. 2- 7 37 10 Nov 61 The Mud Nest
38. 2- 8 38 17 Nov 61 A Bridge Across Five Days
39. 2- 9 39 24 Nov 61 Mon Petit Chou
40. 2-10 40 1 Dec 61 Some of the People, Some of the Time
41. 2-11 41 8 Dec 61 The Thin White Line
42. 2-12 42 15 Dec 61 And the Cat Jumped Over the Moon
43. 2-13 43 29 Dec 61 Burning for Burning
44. 2-14 44 5 Jan 62 To Walk with the Serpent
45. 2-15 45 19 Jan 62 A Long Piece of Mischief
46. 2-16 46 26 Jan 62 1800 Days to Justice
47. 2-17 47 2 Feb 62 A City of Wheels
48. 2-18 48 9 Feb 62 How Much a Pound is Albatross
49. 2-19 49 16 Feb 62 Aren't You Surprised to See Me?
50. 2-20 50 23 Feb 62 You Never Had It So Good
51. 2-21 51 2 Mar 62 Shoulder the Sky My Lad
52. 2-22 52 9 Mar 62 Blues for a Left Foot
53. 2-23 53 16 Mar 62 Go Read the River
54. 2-24 54 30 Mar 62 Even Stones Have Eyes
55. 2-25 55 6 Apr 62 Love is a Skinny Kid
56. 2-26 56 13 Apr 62 Kiss the Maiden All Forlorn
57. 2-27 57 20 Apr 62 Two on the House
58. 2-28 58 4 May 62 There I am, There I Always Am
59. 2-29 59 11 May 62 Between Hello and Goodbye
60. 2-30 60 18 May 62 A Feat of Strength
61. 2-31 61 25 May 62 Hell is Empty, All the Devils are Here
62. 2-32 62 1 Jun 62 From an Enchantress Fleeing
Season 3
Episode# | Prod#  | Original Air Date | Episode Title
63. 3- 1 63 21 Sep 62 One Tiger to a Hill
64. 3- 2 64 28 Sep 62 Journey to Nineveh
65. 3- 3 65 5 Oct 62 Man Out of Time
66. 3- 4 66 12 Oct 62 Ever Ride the Waves in Oklahoma
67. 3- 5 67 19 Oct 62 Voice at the End of the Line
68. 3- 6 68 26 Oct 62 Lizard's Leg and Owlet's Wing
69. 3- 7 69 2 Nov 62 Across Walnuts and Wine
70. 3- 8 70 9 Nov 62 Welcome to the Wedding
71. 3- 9 71 16 Nov 62 Every Father's Daughter Must Weave Her Own
72. 3-10 72 23 Nov 62 Poor Little Kangaroo Rat
73. 3-11 73 30 Nov 62 Hey Moth, Come Eat The Flame
74. 3-12 74 7 Dec 62 Only by Cunning Glimpses
75. 3-13 75 14 Dec 62 Where is Chick Lorrimer? Where Has He Gone?
76. 3-14 76 21 Dec 62 Give an Old Cat a Tender Mouse
77. 3-15 77 4 Jan 63 A Bunch of Lonely Pagliaccis
78. 3-16 78 11 Jan 63 You Can't Pick Cotton in Tahiti
79. 3-17 79 18 Jan 63 A Gift for a Warrior
80. 3-18 80 8 Feb 63 Suppose I Said I Was the Queen of Spain
81. 3-19 81 15 Feb 63 Somehow It Gets to Be Tomorrow
82. 3-20 82 22 Feb 63 Shall Forfeit His Dog and Ten Shillings to the King
83. 3-21 83 8 Mar 63 In the Closing of a Trunk
84. 3-22 84 15 Mar 63 The Cage Around Maria
85. 3-23 85 22 Mar 63 Fifty Miles From Home
86. 3-24 86 29 Mar 63 Narcissus on an Old Red Fire Engine
87. 3-25 87 5 Apr 63 The Cruelest Sea of All
88. 3-26 88 12 Apr 63 Peace, Pity, Pardon
89. 3-27 89 26 Apr 63 What a Shining Young Man Was Our Gallant Lieutenant
90. 3-28 90 3 May 63 But What Do You Do in March
91. 3-29 91 10 May 63 Who Will Cheer My Bonnie Bride
92. 3-30 92 17 May 63 Shadows of an Afternoon
93. 3-31 93 24 May 63 Soda Pop and Paper Flags
Season 4
Episode# | Prod#  | Original Air Date | Episode Title
94. 4- 1 94 27 Sep 63 Two Strangers and an Old Enemy
95. 4- 2 95 4 Oct 63 Same Picture, Different Frame
96. 4- 3 96 11 Oct 63 Come Out, Come Out Wherever You Are
97. 4- 4 97 18 Oct 63 Where Are the Sounds of Celli Brahms
98. 4- 5 98 25 Oct 63 Build Your Houses With Their Backs to the Sea
99. 4- 6 99 1 Nov 63 And Make Thunder His Tribute
100. 4- 7 100 8 Nov 63 The Stone Guest
101. 4- 8 101 15 Nov 63 I Wouldn't Start From Here
102. 4- 9 102 29 Nov 63 A Cage in Search of a Bird
103. 4-10 103 6 Dec 63 A Long Way From St. Louie
104. 4-11 104 13 Dec 63 Come Home Greta Inger Gruenchaffen
105. 4-12 105 20 Dec 63 93 Percent in Smiling
106. 4-13 106 3 Jan 64 Child of a Night
107. 4-14 107 10 Jan 64 Is it True There Are Poxies at the Bottom of Landfair Lake?
108. 4-15 108 17 Jan 64 Like This It Means Father, Like This Bitter, Like This Tiger
109. 4-16 109 24 Jan 64 Kiss the Monster, Make Him Sleep
110. 4-17 110 31 Jan 64 Cries of Persons Close to One
111. 4-18 111 7 Feb 64 Who in His Right Mind Needs a Nice Girl
112. 4-19 112 14 Feb 64 This is Going to Hurt Me More Than It Hurts You
113. 4-20 113 21 Feb 64 Follow the White Dove With the Broken Wing
114. 4-21 114 20 Mar 64 I'm Here to Kill a King
115. 4-22 115 6 Mar 64 Where There's a Will, There's a Way (1)
116. 4-23 13 Mar 64 Where There's a Will, There's a Way (2)