Wacky Races (TV Series 1968–1970)
|1||See-Saw to Arkansas/Creepy Trip to Lemon Twist (14 Sep. 1968) |
The Ant Hill Mob escapes a pursuing policeman by donning disguises as the Seven Dwarfs. The Wacky Racers encounter ghosts in the abandoned town of Spookane.
|2||Why Oh Why Wyoming/Beat the Clock to Yellow Rock (21 Sep. 1968) |
Dick Dastardly tires to win Chief Crazy Buffalo's friendship by warning him of the approaching "iron wagons." Dastardly attempts to disguise the Old Unfaithful geyser as part of the road.
|3||Mish Mash Missouri Dash/Idaho a-Go-Go (28 Sep. 1968) |
Dastardly discovers an irate Hillbilly determined to protect his land from trespassers, including the Wacky Racers!
|4||The Baja-Ha-Ha Race/Real Gone Ape (5 Oct. 1968) |
The Baja-Ha-Ha Race: In Mexico, Dick Dastardly and Muttley try to slow the other drivers by using a herd of cow-shaped balloons to block the road. Real Gone Ape: Dick Dastardly hypnotizes a giant gorilla in an attempt to wind the race.
|5||Scout Scatter/Free Wheeling to Wheeling (12 Oct. 1968) |
Scout Scatter: The Ant Hill mob escapes the police by posing as Wood Scouts. Free Wheeling to Wheeling: Dick Dastardly uses heavy machinery at a road construction site to stop the Wacky Racers.
|6||By Rollercoaster to Upsan Downs/The Speedy Arkansas Traveller (19 Oct. 1968) |
In the first race the Racers are racing from Slipover, New Jersey to Upsan Downs. DD lures them into the Holiday Amusement Park which is closed for repairs. He uses the roller coaster, House of Horrors, and a Carousel to slow down the Wacky Racers. Things are going his way until the Profeesor turns him into a human cannonball. In the next race the finish line is in Noah's Ark-Ansas. On the way they run into war games and DD tricks the Surplus 6 into the games. DD is also forced to participate against his will. He also uses a beehive, a steel trap and a chocolate ...
|7||The Zippy Mississippi Race/Traffic Jambalaya (26 Oct. 1968) |
The racers are racing for the finish line at Zippy Mississippi. They are slowed down on the way by a Southerner who thinks Yankees have invaded his plantation. Colonel Cornpone thinks DD is a Yankee Carpetbagger. DD tells him he is a Southern Gentleman and the other racers are invading Yankees. In the next race they are heading towards Shin Splint, Louisiana. Along the way DD lays down bouncy pavement and lures racers into the Soggy Bogs to slow them down. DD's best trap takes place at the ACME Wild Animal World where he lets it be known that there is a $50,000 reward...
|8||Hot Race to Chillicothe/The Wrong Lumber Race (2 Nov. 1968) |
Hot Race at Chillicithe: Dishonest Dick Dastardly steals a police car and chases the Ant Hill Mob into a boys' baseball game. The Wrong Lumber Race: In Oregon's rugged lumber country, Dick Dastardly tries to use falling trees and spinning saw blades to st
|9||Rhode Island Road Race/The Great Cold Rush Race (9 Nov. 1968) |
In "Rhode Island Road Race" DD leads the other wacky racers into Big Town. Here his traps include using a Subway Tunnel and a phony detour sign with which he lures all the racers onto the girders of an unfinished skyscraper. In "The Great Cold Rush Race" the wacky racers are in frozen Northern Canada. DD's tricks include causing an avalanche, attempting to blow up an ice bridge and dressing up as an abominable snowman. All of which naturally backfire on him.
|10||Wacky Race to Ripsaw/Oils Well That Ends Well (16 Nov. 1968) |
Wacky Race to Ripsaw: To prevent Penelope from coming in first place, Dastardly creates a roadside beauty parlor to lure her into stopping. Oils Well that Ends Well: The Wacky Racers are once again beset by Dick Dastardly's deviously dirty tricks as they
|11||Whizzin' to Washington/The Dipsy Doodle Desert Derby (23 Nov. 1968) |
Whizzin' to Washington: When the Ant Hill Mob zooms past Dick Dastardly, he directs a police officer to chase them.
|12||Eeny Miny Missouri Go/The Super Silly Swamp Sprint (30 Nov. 1968) |
Eeny, Miny Missouri Go!: Dick Dastardly plots to have an aquarium whale swallow the rest of the contestants! The Super Silly Swamp Sprint: Dastardly and Muttly unleash a squadron of mechanical mosquitos to wreak havoc on the other cars.
|13||Dopey Dakota Derby/Dash to Delaware (7 Dec. 1968) |
The Dopey Dakota Derby: A wanted poster inspires Dastardly to disguise himself as a bandit. Dash to Delaware: Dastardly plots to cover the roadway with icing and send Peter and Penelope spinning into a cake-making machine.
|14||Speeding for Smogland/Race Rally to Raleigh (14 Dec. 1968) |
Speeding for Smogland: On the set of a medieval-themed movie, Dastardly attempts to trap the racers with the castle gate and drawbridge. Race Rally to Raleigh: Dirty Dick Dastardly uses floor wax to slide the other cars into MacDonald's farm.
|15||Ballpoint, Penn., or Bust/Fast Track to Hackensack (21 Dec. 1968) |
Ballpoint, Penn., or Bust: Dick Dastardly causes flat tires with a box of tacks on a jaunt to Ballpoint, Pennsylvania. Fast Track to Hackensack: Outside the town of Law 'n Order, Dastardly changes the posted speed limit sign from 35 to 85 to creat a Fast
|16||The Ski Resort Road Race/Overseas Hi-Way Race (28 Dec. 1968) |
After causing an avalanche, Dastardly uses a ski jump for his own getaway, but the other cars follow him. On a race from Key Largo to Key West, the racers must cross the famous series of bridges that connect the Florida Keys.
|17||Race to Racine/The Carlsbad or Bust Bash (4 Jan. 1969) |
Race to Racine: Dastardly hopes to exterminate the Ant Hill Mob by dressing Muttley in gangster garb to infiltrate the Bulletproof Bomb. The Carlsbad or Bust Bash: The drivers become lost in the tunnels of Carlsbad Caverns.