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Larz Bourne (story) (1973)
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Animated 'Saturday-morning' television cartoon about a race car.
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Alan Oppenheimer ... Additional Voices (unknown episodes, 1973-1974)

Series Directed by
Charles A. Nichols (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Larz Bourne (unknown episodes, 1973)
Len Janson (unknown episodes, 1973)
Joel Kane (unknown episodes, 1973)
Jack Kaplan (unknown episodes, 1973)
Heywood Kling (unknown episodes, 1973)
Norman Maurer (unknown episodes, 1973)
Jack Mendelsohn (unknown episodes, 1973)
Chuck Menville (unknown episodes, 1973)
Ray Parker (unknown episodes, 1973)
Larry Rhine (unknown episodes, 1973)

Series Produced by
Joseph Barbera .... executive producer (unknown episodes, 1973)
William Hanna .... executive producer (unknown episodes, 1973)
Art Scott .... associate producer (unknown episodes, 1973)
Iwao Takamoto .... creative producer (unknown episodes, 1973)
Series Film Editing by
Earl Bennett (unknown episodes, 1973-1975)
Series Production Design by
Bob Singer (unknown episodes, 1973)
Series Production Management
Joed Eaton .... post-production supervisor (unknown episodes, 1973)
Victor O. Schipek .... production supervisor (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
John Ahern .... story director (unknown episodes, 1973)
Phil Babet .... story director (unknown episodes, 1973)
Larz Bourne .... story director (unknown episodes, 1973)
Steve Clark .... story director (unknown episodes, 1973)
Jean Franklin .... story director (unknown episodes, 1973)
George Gordon .... story director (unknown episodes, 1973)
Jan Green .... story director (unknown episodes, 1973)
Clark Haas .... story director (unknown episodes, 1973)
Herb Johnson .... story director (unknown episodes, 1973)
Dan Mills .... story director (unknown episodes, 1973)
Series Sound Department
Earl Bennett .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes, 1973)
Bill Getty .... sound director (unknown episodes, 1973)
Cliff Kohlweck .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes, 1973)
Richard Olson .... sound director (unknown episodes, 1973)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Tom Barnes .... camera operator (unknown episodes, 1973)
Ron Jackson .... camera operator (unknown episodes, 1973)
Ralph Migliori .... camera operator (unknown episodes, 1973)
Roy Wade .... camera operator (unknown episodes, 1973)
Series Animation Department
John Ahern .... layout artist (unknown episodes, 1973)
Oliver Callahan .... animator (unknown episodes, 1973)
Robert Caples .... background artist (unknown episodes, 1973)
Dennis Durrell .... background artist (unknown episodes, 1973)
Venetia Epler .... background artist (unknown episodes, 1973)
Moe Gollub .... layout artist (unknown episodes, 1973)
Billie Kerns .... ink and paint supervisor (unknown episodes, 1973)
Fernando Montealegre .... background stylist (unknown episodes, 1973)
Eric Semones .... background stylist (unknown episodes, 1973)
Adam Szwejkowski .... layout artist (unknown episodes, 1973)
Robert 'Tiger' West .... xerographer (unknown episodes, 1973)
Ed Barge .... animator (unknown episodes)
Lars Calonius .... animator (unknown episodes)
Jerry Eisenberg .... character designer (unknown episodes)
Hak Ficq .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Frank Gonzales .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Harry Holt .... animator (unknown episodes)
Bill Keil .... animator (unknown episodes)
George Kreisl .... animator (unknown episodes)
Rae McSpadden .... animator (unknown episodes)
Margaret Nichols .... animator (unknown episodes)
Ed Parks .... animator (unknown episodes)
Don Patterson .... animator (unknown episodes)
Richard Thompson .... animator (unknown episodes)
Xenia .... animator (unknown episodes)
Series Editorial Department
Larry C. Cowan .... supervising film editor (unknown episodes, 1973)
William E. DeBoer .... negative consultant (unknown episodes, 1973)
Series Music Department
Hoyt Curtin .... musical director (unknown episodes, 1973)
Paul DeKorte .... music supervisor (unknown episodes, 1973)
Joe Sandusky .... music editor (unknown episodes, 1973)
Series Other crew
Frank Paiker .... technical supervisor (unknown episodes, 1973)
Iraj Paran .... titles (unknown episodes, 1973)

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30 min | USA:30 min (16 episodes)
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Speedy's friends rarely used the device to control his actions, using it mainly for its communication function, but criminals and other ne'er-do-wells would sometimes steal or duplicate the device and manipulate Speedy for their own purposes.See more »
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Fun Cartoon!, 2 April 2001
Author: Hank Lewis from Houston, TX USA

Definitely a fun cartoon, but like "Josie and the Pussycats," it took a page from "Scooby-Doo, where are you?" in its setup. One unique aspect is the character of Mark, the tech-whiz on the Speed Buggy team, as he was one of the first Asian American characters to be featured as a "regular American guy" in a Cartoon. (Sorry folks, but "The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan" doesn't count in that it plays off of really bad stereotypes of Asian Americans as foreigners.)

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