Ohio66 presents an in-depth look at the circumstances surrounding the departure of George Maharis from route 66 in the middle of the third season.
Manners' Lament: It Costs 18G a Day Just to Keep 'Route 66' On the Road
"Route 66" has the road to itself and has shown dust to any possible competitors. But Sam Manners, executive in charge of productions for Herbert B. Leonard, thinks even "Route 66," now in its second season, will come to the end of the line in another year...
VARIETY — March 28, 1962