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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
13 September 1969 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
The Ant Hill Mob has to protect Penelope Pitstop from a murderous lawyer who is after her inheritance. Full summary »
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Good Fun See more (11 total) »

Cast

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Paul Lynde ... The Hooded Claw / ... (17 episodes, 1969-1970)

Janet Waldo ... Penelope Pitstop (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
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Series Directed by
Joseph Barbera (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
William Hanna (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
 
Series Writing credits
Michael Maltese (1 episode, 1969)
Joe Ruby (1 episode, 1969)
Ken Spears (1 episode, 1969)

Series Produced by
Joseph Barbera .... producer (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
William Hanna .... producer (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Alex Lovy .... associate producer (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
 
Series Original Music by
Ted Nichols (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
David M. Horton (unknown episodes)
Joe Sandusky (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Iwao Takamoto (1 episode, 1969)
 
Series Production Management
Victor O. Schipek .... production supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Earl Klein .... story director (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Alex Lovy .... story director (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Bill Perez .... story director (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
Howard Swift .... story director (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
 
Series Sound Department
Richard Olson .... sound director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
John Aardal .... camera operator (1 episode, 1969)
George Epperson .... camera operator (1 episode, 1969)
Charles Flekal .... camera operator (1 episode, 1969)
Ralph Migliori .... camera operator (1 episode, 1969)
Cliff Shirpser .... camera operator (1 episode, 1969)
Dennis Weaver .... camera operator (1 episode, 1969)
 
Series Animation Department
Walt Peregoy .... background stylist (1 episode, 1969)

Fernando Arce .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Ed Barge .... animator (unknown episodes)
George Goepper .... animator (unknown episodes)
Roberta Greutert .... ink and paint supervisor (unknown episodes)
Jerry Hathcock .... animator (unknown episodes)
David High .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Jack Huber .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Willie Ito .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Volus Jones .... animator (unknown episodes)
Dick Lundy .... animator (unknown episodes)
Charles A. Nichols .... animation director (unknown episodes)
Lance Nolley .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Ed Parks .... animator (unknown episodes)
Cathy Patrick .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Joel Seibel .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Terry Slade .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Grace Stanzell .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Takashi .... layout artist (unknown episodes)
Robert 'Tiger' West .... xerographer (unknown episodes)
Thelma Witmer .... background artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Ted Nichols .... musical director (1 episode, 1969)
 
Series Other crew
Frank Paiker .... technical supervisor (unknown episodes)
Bill Perez .... title designer (unknown episodes)
Robert Schaefer .... titles (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (17 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
Like its predecessor, "Wacky Races" (1968), the title and content of this show are spoofing a particular film, in this case the old silent movie serials, the most famous example being The Perils of Pauline (1914).See more »
Quotes:
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, Penelope Pitstop!
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Good Fun, 14 August 2000
Author: de_niro_2001 from scotland

I used to enjoy this as a kid but it always puzzled me how the Hooded Claw hoped to bump off Penelope by tying her to a railway track when she inhabited the same world where Dick Dastardly could be run over by a train and although he might feel a bit flat for a while generally he was OK at the end of the day. What's more the Anthill Mob were often blown up by the dynamite the Claw had intended for Penelope and it didn't seem to do them much harm. Penelope has a big following and I upset this girl I know who used to be a fan by saying it was kinky the way the Claw was always tying her up. She said I'd spoiled her illusions! Still, great fun.

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