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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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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Trivia

"Mother" was a 1928 Porter, but not one of the two real-life Porter makes. It was created by George Barris, who modified the experimental 1950s Lincoln Futura into the Batmobile. The car was built from a 1927 Ford Model T Touring car, with a 327 Chevy V8 engine and automatic transmission. Barris built two Porters for the show; one is now in Tennessee, the other is in Alberta. One car had removable floorboards and controls, which allowed the car to be driven with a driver out of sight, controlling it by watching through hidden mirrors. See more »

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Referenced in Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: My Nightmare, the Car (1998) See more »

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"VERY" far from the worst!
21 March 2001 | by (Auburn, Me) – See all my reviews

VERY far from the worst TV show of all time. Granted that the ideas for stories probably would have grown thin had this series lasted any longer than three years or so. It did have it's moments of humor and it did last for 30 episodes which is a lot more than a lot of other real Turkeys!


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