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Mater and the Ghostlight (2006)

Video  -  Animation | Short | Family  -  25 October 2006 (USA)
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In this short featuring the characters of the movie Cars, Mater is told the story of a Ghostlight, which causes him to be scared.

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Tow Mater (voice)
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Sheriff (voice)
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Sally Carrera (voice)
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Doc Hudson (voice)
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Ramone (voice)
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Sarge (voice)
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At night, all around town, Mater the disheveled tow truck is causing havoc, playing tricks, disturbing the peace, and scaring other motor vehicles. At Flo's V-8 café, the local cop car warns Mater about the ghostlight, a legendary orb of blue that haunts these parts. The cop car tells the story and warns one and all that the ghostlight hates the sound of clanking metal. All the cars rush home, leaving only Mater, whistling past the graveyard, alone at his junkyard. Then, a blue light appears; can Mater save himself or is there more to the story? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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This animated short film is included as an extra on the DVD of Cars (2006). See more »

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Sheriff: You see son, the only thing to be scared of out here is your imagination.
Doc Hudson: Yep. That, and of course, the Screaming Banshee. Well, good night!
All cars: Good night!
[All drive off, except Mater, then all lights shut off]
Tow Mater: The screaming what?
[shakes]
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Spun-off from Cars (2006) See more »

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Behind the Clouds
Written by Brad Paisley & Frank Rogers
Performed by Brad Paisley
Produced by Frank Rogers
Brad Paisley appears courtesy of Arista Nashville
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Who's afraid of the Big Bad Ghost Light?
19 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Takes place straight after the movie. In one calm night, Mater was roaming around Radiator Springs and pulling off some scares and pranks on all his friends. After doing it on everyone, he and the rest of them listen to the tale of the Ghost Light which is a ghostly orb that comes out on dark and deserted nights like this one.

After hearing the story, Mater is too scared to go back to his tow truck garage. As he fears that the Ghost Light will get him for sure. And without farther a do he encounters one and drives like crazy. But it there really such thing as a Ghost Light? Every Pixar movie gets it's own exclusive short, and this one is another fine addition to the collection next to "Mike's New Car" & "Jack-Jack Attacks".

Highly recommended to the Mater fans. And exclusively on the "Cars" DVD.


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