The Perils of Penelope Pitstop (1969–1971)

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The Ant Hill Mob has to protect Penelope Pitstop from a murderous lawyer who is after her inheritance.

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 Penelope Pitstop (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
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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 Jordan Malone

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Los peligros de Penélope  »

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Comedy actor Paul Lynde, best known for his appearances on The Hollywood Squares (1965) was uncredited as the voice of Sylvester Sneekly/The Hooded Claw. See more »

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Narrator: [Opening sequence] 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]
Narrator: 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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Catch the pigeon, catch the pigeon
13 November 2011 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

We had this cartoon on VHS and I remember watching it SO many times when I was a kid. The one thing that gets stuck in my head from this cartoon is the theme song. I can still hear the theme song of Dastardly and Muttley called '..Catch the pigeon, catch the pigeon..' it is very funny.

Although I wasn't that fond of Penelope Pitstop, my favorite character was Muttley.

This is one of the good creations from Hanna-Barbera and this cartoon (also the series about Dastardly and Muttley) is widely known by almost all children born in the 70's and the 80's. I'm feeling quite nostalgic thinking about this, so I just might watch it again soon on Youtube.


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