Choose an answer from the three choices
and True or False offered after each question and then "Check Your Answers"
at the end of the quiz.
Route 66 is an American TV series in which two young men traveled across
America. The show ran weekly on from 1960 to 1964. What network was it
2. One of the main characters is Tod Stiles. Who played Tod?
- Martin Milner
- Kevin Bacon
- Mark Reynolds
3. For two and a half seasons, who played Buz Murdock?
- George Maharis
- George Reynolds
- Myron Hampton
4. Tod met Lincoln Case, played by Glenn Corbett, late in the third
season, and traveled with him until the end of the fourth and final
5. What was the car that Tod drove during the series?
- Triumph GT-5
6. The theme song became a hit. Who wrote and performed the song?
- Burt Barrack
- Nelson Riddle
- Lyle Lovens
7. Tod and Buz (and later, Linc) symbolized restless youth searching
for meaning in the early Sixties, but they were essentially
non-characters. We learn almost nothing about them over the course of
the series. All we are told is after the death of his father, Tod Stiles
inherits a new Corvette and decides to drive across America with his
8. The show actually held true with the US Highway providing its
name. Most of the locations visited throughout the series were filmed
along "The Mother Road." U.S. Route 66 the highway.
9. In 1962, a guest star was nominated for an Emmy Award in the
category "Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a
Series" for her performance in the episode "Good Night, Sweet
Blues". It was the first-ever Emmy nomination for an
African-American actress. Who was the guest star?
- Ethel Waters
- Gladys Knight
- Lena Horne
10. The October 13, 1961 episode "Birdcage on My Foot" is
about Tod and Buz trying to help a heroin junkie kick the habit. Who
plays the junkie?
- Robert Duvall
- Lee Marvin
- Martin Sheen