TV Episodes Full List of Route 66 Episodes

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Below is a complete Route 66 episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Route 66 episodes are listed along with the Route 66 episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Route 66 episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. This poll contains items like “The Opponent” and “Some of the People, Some of the Time.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Route 66 episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

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The Opponent is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
The Opponent Jun 02 1961 - A has-been boxer Johnny Copa is now throwing fights. Johnny trains Buz in boxing. Filming Location: Youngstown, Ohio

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Play It Glissando is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
Play It Glissando Jan 20 1961 - Tod and Buz watch a show at a local night club where trumpeter Gabe Johnson and his group are appearing. While driving away, they witness Jana Johnson, Gabe's wife, crash her car. She tells the ...more

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The Quick and the Dead is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
The Quick and the Dead Jan 13 1961 - Tod and Buz work at the Riverside race track for the Grand Prix stock-car races. They get involved with a family's problems, including whether the father should continue stock-car racing. Tod ...more

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Ten Drops of Water is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
Nov 11 1960 - Vergil and Helen Page with their young brother Homer are owners of the family ranch. Fighting a desperate battle against drought they're too proud to accept Tod and Buz's offer to help. Filming ...more

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Welcome to Amity is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
Welcome to Amity Jun 09 1961 - Joan Maslow wants to bury her mother in the cemetery outside of Amity. The entire community is determined to stop her. Filming Location: Amity, Ohio

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Three Sides is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
Three Sides Nov 18 1960 - The boys work on a ranch and encounter a rancher's son. Joey dances on a table. Filming Location: Grants Pass, Oregon

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Incident on a Bridge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
Incident on a Bridge Jun 16 1961 - Buz and Tod go to work for Volovich and live at his house. Two other boarders are courting Volovich's mute daughter. Filming Location: Cleveland, Ohio

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The Man on the Monkey Board is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
The Man on the Monkey Board Oct 28 1960 - Tod and Buz are working at a Louisana Gulf of Mexico off-shore oil-drilling tower. Lew Ayres plays a Nazi-hunter hunting an escaped Nazi on the drilling rig. Filming Location: Denage and Venice, ...more

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An Absence of Tears is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
An Absence of Tears Mar 03 1961 - A blind widow listens for the voices of her dead husband's murderers. She asks Tod and Buz to buy her a pistol for self-protection. Filming Location: Hollywood, California

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Sheba is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
Sheba Jan 06 1961 - Laura Church is paroled from a Texas prison and prepares to take up a new life. Then she discovers that the man assigned as her advisor is none other than Woody Biggs, the rancher who sent her ...more

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Fly Away Home (1) is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
Fly Away Home (1) Feb 10 1961 - Tod goes to work for the Windus Dusting Company as a crop duster. He meets Summers, a pilot. The company is losing money. Filming Location: Phoenix, Arizona

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Dont Count Stars is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
Dont Count Stars Apr 28 1961 - Tod and Buz meet a hotel owner Mike, who drinks and gambles. Mike is the guardian for his niece Linda, a little girl. Linda's executor wants to remove the child from her uncle, and she asks Tod ...more

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Trap at Cordova is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
Trap at Cordova May 26 1961 - Tod and Buz are kidnapped by New Mexican mountain townspeople who need a teacher. Tod addresses the New Mexico legislature about the culture of the people of Cordova and the need for teachers. ...more

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A Fury Slinging Flame is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
A Fury Slinging Flame Dec 30 1960 - The boys meet scientist Mark Christopher and his friends who intend to remain in Carlsbad Caverns until a predicted nuclear war is over. Filming Location: Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico

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Layout at Glen Canyon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
Layout at Glen Canyon Dec 02 1960 - A group of models are sent to a construction camp at Glen Canyon to do some fashion shots for a magazine. Jeff Grady head of the crew working at the dam appoints Tod and Buz as bodyguards. ...more

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A Lance of Straw is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
A Lance of Straw Oct 14 1960 - Shrimp boat captain Charlotte Duval hires Tod and Buz as a crew for her boat. Suitor Jean Boussard gets very jealous of the male crew members. Buz falls in love with the captain. Filming ...more

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Eleven, the Hard Way is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
Eleven, the Hard Way Apr 07 1961 - The gown of Broken Knee hand their money over to famous gambler Sam Keep to gamble it in Reno. Filming Location: Reno and Broken Knee, Nevada

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A Skill for Hunting is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
A Skill for Hunting May 12 1961 - Tod stops a poacher Hump Humphrey from killing a deer. Hump then shoots out the tires of Tod's car and later frames the boys for poaching. Filming Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico

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The Newborn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
The Newborn May 05 1961 - Tod and Buz work on a ranch belonging to Frank Ivy. Frank's son dies leaving an Indian girl Kawna pregnant. Frank and Kawna's relatives fight over the baby. The boys arrange an ...more

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Fly Away Home (2) is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
Fly Away Home (2) Feb 17 1961 - A farmer wants his crops dusted with sulfur, which is very dangerous to the pilots. However, the risk means more money to for the crop-dusting company. Filming Location: Phoenix, Arizona

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The Swan Bed is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
The Swan Bed Oct 21 1960 - Tod and Buz arrive in New Orleans during a parrot-fever epidemic. They meet a girl named Carrie Purcell and ask her out for a date. Carrie doesn't have money to afford nice clothes. Filming ...more

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The Beryllium Eater is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
The Beryllium Eater Dec 09 1960 - Jack McConkie makes a find of Beryllium, a rare ore. Mine operator Fred Durant insists that he sell his claim. The old man refuses and is found badly beaten. Filming Location: Eureka, Arizona

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Most Vanquished, Most Victorio... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
Most Vanquished, Most Victorious Apr 14 1961 - Tod's aunt Kitty asks Tod to find her daughter Carole. The boys find that she was living in a Los Angeles slum and has been killed. Filming Location: Los Angeles, California

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Sleep on Four Pillows is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
Sleep on Four Pillows Feb 24 1961 - Tod and Buz meet a teenage girl who claims to be running from gangsters. The girl's wealthy mother thinks her daughter has been kidnapped and calls the police and a detective. Filming Location: ...more

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Black November is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Full List of Route 66 Episodes
Black November Oct 07 1960 - Tod's father dies leaving Tod the Corvette. Buz worked for Tod's father and the two decide to start driving. The Corvette breaks down in a small Mississippi town with some very nasty residents. ...more