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?
Did You Know?
This animated short film is included as an extra on the DVD of Cars
(2006). See more
Oh, buddy! You look like you've just seen... the Ghostlight!
Mater! Don't mock the Ghostlight!
What is the Ghostlight?
[silence for 10 seconds
The Ghostlight is a glowing orb of blue translucent light that haunts these very parts.
Nah, don't be too scared, buddy, it ain't real.
It is real! It all started on a night like tonight. The song dogs were wailin' at the moon of Cadillac Range while the summer wind blew hot like the breath of Zozobra. A young couple was heading down this very ...
In a post-credits scene, Mater actually sees The Screaming Banshee but, not realizing it is him, warns him of the Banshee before departing, leaving the monstrous truck confused. See more
Spun-off from Cars
Behind the Clouds
Written by Brad Paisley
& Frank Rogers
Performed by Brad Paisley
Produced by Frank Rogers
Brad Paisley appears courtesy of Arista Nashville See more