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

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When Mr. Wheeler crashes his yellow car at the end, the parts that fall off are green. See more »

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[Mr. Wheeler had bumped into another driver's car]
Driver: Hey, you think you own the whole road?
Mr. Wheeler: Hmph! Of course I own the road. My taxes pay for them. I voted for road bonds. I pay for the roads and I'll use 'em.
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One of the best Goofy cartoons ever made...
5 May 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Certainly one of my favourites alongside Goofy Gymnastics. It is not just one of the funniest cartoons I've seen with its inspired Jekyll and Hyde vibe, but with the serious problem of motorists in cars it is also important. The animation is just wonderful, sometimes scary and sometimes cleverly exaggerated. The music is full of energy and never feels out of place, the humour is imaginatively timed in that it would tickle your funny bone in an appropriately jarring sort of way and the narration is sardonic and thoughtfully delivered by John McLeish. Goofy is a tour-De-force as Walker and Wheeler, lovable as the former and quite scary as the latter. All in all, a superb cartoon and one of the best that Goofy has been in. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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