B.J. McKay (Greg Evigan
) is a young trucker who is traveling the country with his pet chimp Bear. On their travels, B.J. and Bear must confront corrupt local sheriffs, including sheriffs Elroy P. Lobo (Claude Akins
) and Rutherford T. Grant (Murray Hamilton
After spending years on the road, B.J. eventually settled down in Los Angeles where he opened his own trucking company, Bear Enterprises.