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Route 66: The Swan Bed

Tod and Buz arrive in swinging New Orleans. They make a date with a nice local girl named Carrie Purcell, unaware of the poverty the girl lives in or the adventures she is about to lead them into involving gangsters and a parrot fever epidemic sweeping the city.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x3
Production Number: 4
Airdate: Friday October 21st, 1960



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Guest Stars
Betty FieldBetty Field
As Mrs. Purcell
Recurring
Elizabeth MacRaeElizabeth MacRae
As Randy Spring
Recurring
Louis ZorichLouis Zorich
As Bulloch
Recurring
Murray HamiltonMurray Hamilton
As Dr. Stafford
Recurring
Zina BethuneZina Bethune
As Carrie Purcell
Recurring
Henry HullHenry Hull
As Amery Grant
Jerome RaphelJerome Raphel
As Hercules George
Louis GussLouis Guss
As DeSavo
Main Cast
Martin MilnerMartin Milner
As Tod Stiles
George MaharisGeorge Maharis
As Buz Murdock

Recap

Tod and Buz drive into New Orleans in search of their next adventure. The city is currently experiencing a rash of fever outbreaks among its citizenry, threatening an epidemic. The disease seems to be being carried by exotic birds, and a physician named Stafford is in town attempting to trace it to its cause. ..

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Episode Notes
Filmed in New Orleans, Louisiana (August 9-17, 1960).



Warning: Route 66 season 1 episode 3 guide may contain spoilers
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