September 14, 1968: Ready, Set, Go! for Wacky Races

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Wacky Races (1968)

Wacky Races is an American animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions. The series features 11 different cars racing against each other in various road rallies throughout North America, with each driver hoping to win the title of the “World’s Wackiest Racer.”

The cartoon had a large number of regular characters, with 23 people and animals spread among the 11 race cars. 17 episodes were produced, with each episode featuring two different races.

Notable Characters, Cars & Cast

  • Dick Dastardly (Peter Winchell) & Muttley (Don Messick) in The Mean Machine
  • Penelope Pitstop (Janet Waldo) in The Compact Pussycat
  • The Ant Hill Mob in the The Bulletproof Bomb
  • Peter Perfect (Daws Butler) in the Turbo Terrific

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