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Wacky Races, The (CBS 1968-1970 with Paul Winchell and Don Messick)

USA / CBS-Hanna Barbera / 34x20m-e / Broadcast 1968-70

Creator/Producers: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera / Director: Iawo Takamoto

Animated sitcom. A group of decidedly crazy racing drivers (each with their own singular equally crazy vehicle) attempt to win various long distance races. There were two spin-offs in the shape of Dastardly and Muttley and The Perils of Penelope Pitstop.

The stars and their cars:-
DASTARDLY AND MUTTLEY (The Mean Machine)
PENELOPE PITSTOP (The Compact Pussycat)
SARGE AND MEEKLY (Army Surplus Special)
THE SLAG BROTHERS ( Bouldermobile)
THE GRUESOME TWOSOME (Creepy Coupe)
RUFUS RUFFCAT AND SAWTOOTH ( The Buzz Wagon)
PETER PERFECT (Varoom Roadster)
PROF PAT PENDING ( Convert-A-Car)
RED MAX (Crimson Haybailer)
THE ANT HILL MOB (Roaring Plenty )
LUKE AND BLUBBA (The Arkansas Chugga-Bug)

voice cast
PAUL WINCHELL as Dick Dastardly
DON MESSICK as Muttley
JANET WALDO as Penelope Pitstop
JOHN STEPHENSON as Everybody Else
DAVE WILCOCK as Narrator





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