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Herbie The Love Bug

Herbie, a Volkswagen Beetle, has worked alongside human stars ranging from Dean Jones, Buddy Hackett, Don Knotts, Helen Hayes, and Cloris Leachman to Lindsay Lohan, Matt Dillon, and Michael Keaton. Herbie received his first on-screen credit in the 1969 hit 'The Love Bug'. Set against the backdrop of San Francisco, 'The Love Bug' featured Herbie ... See full bio »
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 2012 What's My Car Worth? (TV Series)
- Stars and Their Cars (2012) ... Itself
- The Great Coupes (2012) ... Itself (uncredited)
 2005 Herbie Fully Loaded
Itself (uncredited)
 1997 The Love Bug (TV Movie)
Itself (uncredited)
 1982 Herbie, the Love Bug (TV Series)
Itself (uncredited)
 1980 Herbie Goes Bananas
Itself (uncredited)
 1977 Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo
Itself (uncredited)
 1974 Herbie Rides Again
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 1968 The Love Bug
Itself (as Herbie)
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 1979 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Herbie, the Love Bug
- The Love Bug (1979) ... Herbie, the Love Bug (as Herbie)

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Herbie The Love Bug was a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle deluxe ragtop sedan painted in Volkswagen L87 pearl white. Under normal circumstances, the interior would be a matching white. However, Herbie's interior was painted a special non-reflective grey color so the camera and studio lights would not reflect.


The number 53 on his doors

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