The story of the relationship between a man and his mother, the latter having been reincarnated as a 1928 Porter automobile.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Dave Crabtree (30 episodes, 1965-1966)
Maggie Pierce ...
 Barbara Crabtree (30 episodes, 1965-1966)
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 Gladys Crabtree (30 episodes, 1965-1966)
Cindy Eilbacher ...
 Cindy Crabtree (24 episodes, 1965-1966)
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 Randy Crabtree (22 episodes, 1965-1966)
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 Capt. Manzini (12 episodes, 1965-1966)
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The story of the relationship between a man and his mother, the latter having been reincarnated as a 1928 Porter automobile.

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14 September 1965 (USA)  »

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Ma mère à moteur  »

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(30 episodes)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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"Mother's" voice appeared to come from the car radio. A light behind it blinked to the rhythm of her dialogue. See more »

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Referenced in ALF: Love on the Rocks (1990) See more »

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I was hooked
8 March 2006 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

I was about 10 when this show was on, and I watched as many episodes as I could.

That said, I ROTFL in a "Get Smart" rerun I saw a while back. The bad guy is dying and:

Max (reassuringly): "Help is on the way."

Bad guy (in great pain): "I'll never make it, but do one thing for me."

Max (compassionately): "What?"

Bad guy: "Tell me 'My Mother the Car' is coming back on TV."

Max (with a puzzled look): "Why?"

Bad guy: "Then I won't mind going so much."

That pretty much summed up the opinions from the rest of my family when I tried to watch this show.


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