Syvester Sneekly is the legal guardian of female race car driver Penelope Pitstop. He disguises himself as The Hooded Claw for the purpose of killing her so he can get her wealth. The Ant Hill Mod ( Cyide, Softly, Zippy, Pockets, Dum Dum, Yak Yak and Snoozy ) always save her. Written by
The members of the Ant Hill Mob are Clyde (the leader), Dum Dum, Pockets, Snoozy, Softy, Yak Yak, and Zippy. See more »
The Perils of Penelope Pitstop. Starring those 7 rollicking rescuers The Ant Hill Mob, their courageous car Chugaboom... and that villain of villains, The Hooded Claw. Penelope Pitstop, heiress to a vast fortune, is in perpetual peril from her fortune-seeking guardian Sylvester Sneakley, who, unknown to her, is really the Hooded Claw.
[The Hooded Claw laughs deviously]
But foiling this fiend's foul plots are Penelope's everepresent protectors The Ant Hill Mob.
Sylvester Sneekly, a.k.a. 'The Hooded Claw':
I'll get you, ...
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It's been many years since I saw this show, but as I recall it was a lot of fun with a combination of slapstick humor and clever dialog. I often caught my parents laughing at it. Penelope was a wealthy fashion plate Southern gal and The Hooded Claw (now there's a name!) was always cooking up ingenious ways to destroy her (e.g., explosive pastries called "bombs-bombs") and get his grubby hands, err, claws, on her fortune. He was aided by identical twins, the Bully Brothers, who did everything in unison, even when crying "Oh no!" when a plot backfired on them. But they always failed, often due to the timely intervention of the Ant Hill Gang in a smart car long before KITT came along.
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