First episode date
4 September 1975
Number of episodes
Country of origin
Final episode date
30 November 1975
Number of seasons
Jack Miller Dick Bensfield Perry Grant Jerry McNeely et al.
Bernard McEveety Hy Averback Barry Crane
Alex Rocco Vincent Van Patten Leif Garrett
Leif Garrett, Alex Rocco, Vincent Van Patten
The Famous Teddy Z, Apple's Way, The George Carlin Sh, Window on Main Street, Sibs
Three for the Road is an American drama series that aired on CBS from September 14 to November 30, 1975. The series follows a recently widowed father and his two sons who in an attempt to assuage their grief, sell their house, procure a recreational vehicle, called the "Zebec", and travel around the United States. The program aired at 7 pm EST Sundays from September 14 to November 30, 1975 opposite The Wonderful World of Disney on NBC and The Swiss Family Robinson on ABC.
Three for the road trailer 1987
Alex Rocco plays the 39-year-old father, Pete Karras, a free-lance writer and photographer, or photojournalist, in search of material to support his livelihood. Vincent Van Patten plays the 18-year-old, John Karras, and Leif Garrett portrays 13-year-old Endy Karras. The first episode focuses on the Karrases' interest in hang-gliding. Stefanie Powers guest starred in the episode "Ghost Story" about a woman who believes her deceased twin sister has been reincarnated.
Other guest stars on Three for the Road were Parley Baer, Kathleen Cody, Brian Cutler, Bradford Dillman, Meg Foster, Charles Frank, James Gavin, Clu Gulager, Larry Hagman (as Gordo Thurgate in the episode "Ride on a Red Balloon"), Martin Kove, Judy Lewis, Anne Lockhart, Gary Lockwood, Tim Matheson, Dean Stockwell, Christopher Stone, James Van Patten, and Noble Willingham.