Season 1 of ROUTE 66 coming to Hulu and Hulu Plus on April 14th

Great news for Hulu folks who like amazing Classic TV, Season 1 of Route 66 is coming to Hulu and Hulu Plus on April 14th and season episodes should be on the way after that. Here is the release from Shout! Factory:


Let’s shift the year 2014 into high gear and take a ride down the famed American highway Route 66 with renowned television classic ROUTE 66. Shout! Factory is pleased to announce ROUTE 66: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON will be made available on Hulu and Hulu Plus beginning April 14, 2014. Episodes from Season Two are underway.

Boasting all 30 original captivating Season One episodes from the 1960s, ROUTE 66 is one of the most highly rated drama series from the era. Brimming with intriguing characters, smart writing and featuring its timeless Nelson Riddle theme song, ROUTE 66 has endured ever since as a symbol of the original road trip drama. Moreover, this enduring television classic not only immortalized the scenic stretch of American highway, but further established Corvette as the iconic American sports car.

Created by Academy Award®-winning writer Stirling Silliphant and producer Herbert Leonard, ROUTE 66 stars Martin Milner, George Maharis, the complete first season featured an impressive list of guest stars including Leslie Nielsen, Lee Marvin, Jack Lord, Anne Francis, Walter Matthau, Robert Duvall and more!

Yale graduate Tod Stiles (Martin Milner) is an intellectual who has led a privileged and sheltered life. Buz Murdock (George Maharis) is a tough young man, raised in “Hell’s Kitchen,” struggling his entire life just to survive. When his wealthy father dies, Tod finds himself unexpectedly penniless with just one possession, a Chevrolet Corvette. On a quest to find adventure – and themselves – Tod and Buz hit the open road in the ultimate American journey.

Let’s take a road trip down memory lane with the original classic road trip drama ROUTE 66 on Hulu and Hulu Plus, please click here.


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One thought on “Season 1 of ROUTE 66 coming to Hulu and Hulu Plus on April 14th

  1. Ever since Supernatural premiered, people have been using this show to describe it and since I love the 50s/60s I’m looking forward to checking this out.

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