Speed Racer (1967–1968)
"Mahha GoGoGo" (original title)

TV Series  |  TV-Y7  |   |  Animation, Action, Adventure
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Teenager Gô Mifune aspires to be the world's best race-car champion with the help of his friends, family and his father's high-tech race-car, the Mach 5.

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Katsuji Mori ...
 Gô Mifune (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
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 Speed Racer / ... (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
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 Mom Racer / ... (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
Jack Grimes ...
 Chim-Chim / ... (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
Jack Curtis ...
 Pops Racer / ... (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
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Teenager Gô Mifune aspires to be the world's best race-car champion with the help of his friends, family and his father's high-tech race-car, the Mach 5.

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Faster, Speed!


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The show's creator Tatsuo Yoshida cited Viva Las Vegas (1964) and Goldfinger (1964) - two extremely popular films in Japan in the 1960s - as the main influences for the show: he used Elvis Presley's racecar-driver image (complete with handkerchief and black pompadour hairstyle), and a gadget-filled car. See more »

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In several episodes, Speed is wearing a helmet in the long shots when he driving the Mach 5,but not in the close-ups. See more »

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Speed: Stop! Stop or I'll stop you!
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The series title spins out of the wheel of the Mach 5. See more »

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Referenced in Futurama: 2-D Blacktop (2013) See more »

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Speed Racer: The best cartoon ever!!!!
30 August 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I watched this cartoon as a kid and it was one of my favorites. It was aired right after Johnny Sokko & his Flying Robot 4:00pm after school on channel 41 in 1969-79(Kansas City local tv market). Great opening credits and great show A to Z. I like the Alpine Race and the Challenge race with the skull head driver. Snake Oiler is my favorite bad driver & racer X is the coolest of the bunch, even over Speed to a degree, Enjoy....


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