Jim Bronson, a newspaper writer, is heartbroken when his best friend Nick Oresko commits suicide on a local San Francisco bridge. When he submits an obituary about his friend's death his boss rebukes Bronson sternly forcing him to quit the job. Bronson decides to give up the proverbial rat race and leave San Francisco. He hits the road in the Harley Sportster he had once sold to Nick in order to find the greater meaning of life. Bronson travels south and soon meets another captivating wandering character, Temple Brooks, that decides to join him in his journey.
Stars Michael Parks as Jim Bronson
Guest star: Bonnie Bedelia (Temple Brooks), Martin Sheen (Nick Oresko), Bert Freed (Editor Carson), Akim Tamiroff (Papa Bear), Gary Merrill (Inspector Otis), Sheree North (Gloria Oresko), Bruce Mars (Troy), Ted Gehring (Diner Owner), Michael Bell (Petty), Gene Dynarski (Boots), Peter Brocco (Stationmaster), Stanley Schneider (Deputy), Stu Klitsner (Businessman), Lawrence Hauben (Eddie), Woodrow Chambliss (EAN), Art Metrano (Barker)
Writer: Denne Bart Petitclerc
Director: William A. Graham