Movin' On

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  • TV-PG
  • 1974
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.5  (448)

One of the most entertaining shows from the 1970's would be 'Movin On'. 'Movin On' focused on a more Blue Collar aspect of life as it focused on an independent truck driving team. Each week, the duo of Sonny Pruitt and Will Chandler delivered load after load of action, humor and drama to various locations all across the United States. The plot to

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Sing It Again, Sonny
22. Sing It Again, Sonny
March 2, 1976
Sonny and Will pull into Nashville for the trucker's convention, and Sonny is spotted at the talent show by an agent. While Sonny is busy with his guitar, Will borrows the rig and gets hijacked.
Full Fathom Five
21. Full Fathom Five
February 23, 1976
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 a $1,000,000 fleet payroll on it.
No More Sad Songs
20. No More Sad Songs
February 17, 1976
Sonny and Will are unwitting accomplices in a bookmaking operation when a bookie hides his day's collections in their truck.
Living It Up
19. Living It Up
February 10, 1976
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.
Woman of Steel
18. Woman of Steel
January 21, 1976
Sonny and Will go to a steel mill to pick up a load and meet a lady trucker who, along with all the other local truckers, has to deal with a crooked mill owner.
The Big Switch
17. The Big Switch
January 20, 1976
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.
Witch Hunt
16. Witch Hunt
January 13, 1976
Sonny is set to deliver chickens, but an epidemic hits the plant where they become ill, yet oddly another man's chickens don't.
The Old South Will Rise Again
15. The Old South Will Rise Again
January 6, 1976
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 race.
Love, Death and Laura Brown
14. Love, Death and Laura Brown
December 23, 1975
Will falls in love with a truck-driving widow (Fionnula Flanagan) who offers a hauling job that pays more than it should.
Breakout
13. Breakout
December 16, 1976
An armed convict (Ralph Richard Redpath) commandeers the truck. While Will goes to the bank to cash a check, Sonny delivers a load to a minimum security prison farm, and an inmate stowaway forces Sonny to take him to his girlfriend so they can get married
The Long Way to Nowhere
12. The Long Way to Nowhere
December 9, 1975
Will and Sonny borrow money from a loan shark to purchase two truckloads of peaches to sell in Canada.
Please Don't Talk to the Driver
11. Please Don't Talk to the Driver
November 25, 1976
Sonny and Will are held down by sniper. They come upon a bus accident, and encounter bad guys.
Prosperity Number One
10. Prosperity Number One
November 18, 1975
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.
The Big Wheel
9. The Big Wheel
November 11, 1975
Sonny and Will let a girl drive their truck, and meet a man who appears drunk.
General Delivery
8. General Delivery
November 4, 1975
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 and claim a letter mailed to general delivery wins both trucks.
Will the Last Trucker Leaving Charlotte Please Turn Out the Lights?
7. Will the Last Trucker Leaving Charlotte Please Turn Out the Lights?
October 21, 1975
Sonny and Will seek the daddy of a 4-year-old girl who mistakenly climbed into their truck during a stopover.
To Be in Carolina
6. To Be in Carolina
October 14, 1975
Sonny and Will's trailer catches fire, destroys a tobacco curing shed, and causes injury and hardship to a black farmer.
Home Is Not a House
5. Home Is Not a House
October 7, 1975
Will and Sonny tow a mobile home to Alabama for an Arkansas woman who claims she holds the deed to piece of land that is now Bienville Square, a Mobile city park.
The Elephant Story
4. The Elephant Story
September 30, 1975
Sonny and Will pick up a carnival elephant in North Carolina to deliver in Sarasota, Florida. She gets loose on a country road, then Sonny finds a drunk stowaway in the trailer, the rig is stolen. Sonny's day goes downhill from there.
The Toughest Man in America
3. The Toughest Man in America
September 23, 1975
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 of Marine basic training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
From Baltimore to Eternity
2. From Baltimore to Eternity
September 16, 1975
The two heroes get conned by a bad guy who plants a bomb in the delivery they are making with their truck.
The Stowaway
1. The Stowaway
September 9, 1975
Sonny and Will become suspected of kidnapping when a Russian concert pianist stows away in their truck in order to do some American sightseeing.
Description

One of the most entertaining shows from the 1970's would be 'Movin On'. 'Movin On' focused on a more Blue Collar aspect of life as it focused on an independent truck driving team. Each week, the duo of Sonny Pruitt and Will Chandler delivered load after load of action, humor and drama to various locations all across the United States.

The plot to

Movin' On is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (44 episodes). The series first aired on September 12, 1974.

Where to Watch Movin' On

Movin' On is available for streaming on the NBC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Movin' On on demand at Vudu and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 12, 1974
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (448)