The participants of an unusual car race compete around America.
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 Big Gruesome / ... (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
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The Wacky Races are a series of car competitions in which 11 racers race in locations throughout North America. The rules are extremely lax and allow for almost any vehicle design, power system and a wide range of tactics like combat and shortcuts. Despite this loose rule structure, competitors Dick Dastardly and his dog sidekick, Muttley, are still determined to cheat in their own ineffectual way. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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14 September 1968 (USA)  »

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Los autos locos  »

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(34 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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There were a total of 11 cars and racers/teams in the Wacky Races, as follows:
  • Car #1 - the Slag Brothers (Rock and Gravel) in the Bouldermobile


  • Car #2 - the Gruesomes (Big Gruesome and Little Gruesome) in the Creepy Coupe


  • Car #3 - Prof. Pat Pending in the Convert-a-Car


  • Car #4 - The Red Max in the Crimson Haybaler


  • Car #5 - Penelope Pitstop in the Compact Pussycat


  • Car #6 - Sgt. Blast and Pvt. Meekley in the Army Surplus Special


  • Car #7 - The Anthill Mob in the Bulletproof Bomb


  • Car #8 - Luke and Blubber Bear in the Arkansas Chugabug


  • Car #9 - Peter Perfect in the Turbo Terrific


  • Car #10 - Rufus Ruffcut and Sawtooth in the Buzzwagon


  • Car #00 - Dick Dastardly and Muttley in the Mean Machine


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Better than NASCAR.....
24 June 1999 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

I think this show is funnier and better than NASCAR.Its a great show for kids.Muttlys laughing is funny.I rate this show with Ed,Edd,and Eddy.


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