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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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Saturday Morning Success 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:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

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:
Penelope Pitstop:[on several occasions] He-y-alp!See more »
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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Saturday Morning Success, 13 August 2003
Author: hfan77

As Fred Silverman shed his CBS Saturday morning lineup of violent cartoons in the late 60s, he struck gold with several successes. They were The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour, The Archie Show, Scooby Doo, Where Are You? and one of the few network cartoon spinoffs, The Perils of Penelope Pitstop.

The show was a spoof of movie melodramas of the 20s and 30s and emphasized comedy rather than violence. Two things I really enjoyed about Penelope Pitstop were Paul Lynde's portrayal of the evil Hooded Claw and the outstanding narration of Gary Owens. If you watch the closing credits carefully, you'll notice that in the voices section Paul Lynde doesn't receive any screen credit. Let's not overlook The Ant Hill Mob and their car Chugaboom. They were an intrical part of the storylines as they saved Penelope from The Hooded Claw's evil plans.

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