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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The members of the Ant Hill Mob are Clyde (the leader), Dum Dum, Pockets, Snoozy, Softy, Yak Yak, and Zippy. 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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This spinoff from "Wacky Races" is pretty good.
20 July 2002 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

I've been catching reruns of this old cartoon on Cartoon Network over the last couple of weeks, and frankly I'm probably in the minority. I actually like this show. It stars Penelope Pitstop (a female racer from "Wacky Races") who is being constantly on the run by her laywer Sylvester Sneekly (aka The Hooded Claw who is just Sneekly in disguise) whom wants to elude of her since she inherited a fortune, and would give it to him if something were to happenn to her (you know like death or something like that for an example). But Penelope has protection thanks to my fave characters from "Wacky Races" the Ant Hill Mob (those guys rule!!!!!) who will keep our damsel in distress from being captured by the Hooded Claw.

I really like this cartoon a lot. I know that Hanna Barbera has made some lame spinoffs in the past, but this is great. 10/10


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