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"Wacky Races" (1968) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1968-1970

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Wacky Races: Season 1: Episode 17 -- Race to Racine: Dastardly hopes to exterminate the Ant Hill Mob by dressing Muttley in gangster garb to infiltrate the Bulletproof Bomb. The Carlsbad or Bust Bash: The drivers become lost in the tunnels of Carlsbad Caverns.

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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
21 June 1970 (Netherlands) See more »
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Plot:
The participants of an unusual car race compete around America. Full summary »
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Cast

 (Series Cast [6])

Daws Butler ... Big Gruesome / ... (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Don Messick ... Gravel Slag / ... (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
John Stephenson ... Blubber Bear / ... (17 episodes, 1968-1969)

Janet Waldo ... Penelope Pitstop (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Dave Willock ... Narrator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)

Paul Winchell ... Clyde / ... (17 episodes, 1968-1969)

Series Directed by
Joseph Barbera (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
William Hanna (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Writing credits
Larz Bourne (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Tom Dagenais (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Michael Maltese (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Dalton Sandifer (17 episodes, 1968-1969)

Series Produced by
Joseph Barbera .... producer (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
William Hanna .... producer (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Alex Lovy .... associate producer (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Art Scott .... associate producer (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Original Music by
Hoyt Curtin (1 episode, 1968)
 
Series Film Editing by
Richard C. Allen (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Milton Krear (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Production Design by
Iwao Takamoto (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Art Department
Arthur Davis .... story director (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Earl Klein .... story director (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Paul Sommer .... story director (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Irv Spector .... story director (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Sound Department
Richard Olson .... sound director (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Gene Borghi .... camera operator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
George Epperson .... camera operator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Charles Flekal .... camera operator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Frank Parrish .... camera operator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Cliff Shirpser .... camera operator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Clarence Wogatzke .... camera operator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Animation Department
Edwin Aardal .... animator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Frank Andrina .... animator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Ed Barge .... animator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Barbara Begg .... background artist (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Daniela Bielecka .... background artist (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
William Butler .... background artist (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Emil Carle .... animator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Patricia Crudden .... animator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Jerry Eisenberg .... character designer / layout artist (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Izzy Ellis .... animator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Burt Freund .... layout artist (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Robert Gentle .... background artist (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Roberta Greutert .... ink and paint supervisor (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Terence Harrison .... animator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Jerry Hathcock .... animator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Willie Ito .... layout artist (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Don Jurwich .... layout artist (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Mike Kawaguchi .... background artist (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Phil Lewis .... layout artist (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Hicks Lokey .... animator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Tony Love .... animator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Jack Manning .... layout artist (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Bob Maxfield .... animator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Kenneth Muse .... animator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Charles A. Nichols .... animation director (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Casey Onaitis .... animator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Jack Parr .... animator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Walt Peregoy .... background artist (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Morey Reden .... animator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Vive Risto .... animator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Grace Stanzell .... layout artist (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Carlo Vinci .... animator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Don Watson .... background artist (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Dave Weidman .... background artist (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Robert 'Tiger' West .... xerographer (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Al Wilson .... layout artist (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Music Department
Hoyt Curtin .... musical director (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Other crew
Frank Paiker .... technical supervisor (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Bill Perez .... title designer (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Robert Schaefer .... titles (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Victor O. Schipek .... production coordinator (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
 

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Runtime:
Argentina:30 min | USA:20 min (34 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

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Trivia:
The show originally was conceived as a game show by Heatter-Quigley Productions in which contestants would bet on the various characters and whose ever character crossed the line first won the game. However Fred Silverman, who was the head of CBS daytime during this period, decided the concept would work better as a Saturday morning cartoon instead of a game show.See more »
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10 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Funny, 13 June 2000
Author: plok253

Wacky Races is one of the best cartoons of the 60s. It contains a bunch of fairly silly racers who are all competing for being the world's wackiest racer. Each cartoon contains a lot of funny obstacles, many of which are created by the racer Dick Dastardly in car double zero. Often times Dick cheats and will create road blocks and such to slow down the other racers. In the end, he always ends up coming in dead last. This is a very inspired cartoon that is good for a laugh or two.

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