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Motor Mania (1950)

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Mild-mannered average guy Mr. Walker (Goofy) turns into violent Mr. Wheeler when he starts driving. Back on his feet, Mr. Walker finds it nearly impossible to cross the street.

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Pinto Colvig ...
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John McLeish ...
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Mild-mannered average guy Mr. Walker (Goofy) turns into violent Mr. Wheeler when he starts driving. Back on his feet, Mr. Walker finds it nearly impossible to cross the street.

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30 June 1950 (USA)  »

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Motormania  »

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Trivia

Jim Backus provides the voice of Goofy in this short, not Pinto Colvig. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Mr. Wheeler is racing other cars while getting stopped by stoplights, he is first shown on the far right side of the road. When he crashes into the stoplight, he is on the far left. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Wheeler: [revving engine at traffic signal] Oh, wanna race, do they? Well, they ain't gonna get ahead of meeee!
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My long-lost Goofy favorite
19 November 2002 | by (California) – See all my reviews

I've been wanting to find this on video ever since I saw it in Traffic School after receiving a traffic ticket 15 or 20 years ago! I guess our Traffic School instructor meant to use it as a funny way of showing us what not to do while driving. Now, finally, it will be available in Disney's Treasures Series, the Complete Goofy.

The Jeckyl/Hyde transformation feels just like what happens to me when I get behind the wheel of a car. The best comedy is the kind you can see yourself in, and that you can relate to. Disney hit the nail on the head in this one. I didn't realize drivers had this same problem in 1950!


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