Wacky Races

Rhode Island Road Race/The Great Cold Rush Race

Season 1, Ep 9, Aired 11/9/68
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  • Episode Description
  • Rhode Island Road Race: Dick Dastardly desperatedly tries to win this race and almost does. He tries a construction site detour, Subway station, Hot sauce, and expanding his wheels. The Great Cold Rush Race: Dick Dastardly dresses up as a snow monster to scare everyone away.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Paul Winchell

    Dick Dastardly / Clyde / Pvt. Meekly

  • John Stephenson

    Lazy Luke / Blubber Bear /

  • Don Messick

    Muttley / Gravel Slag / Little Gruesome / Professor Pat Pending / Sawtooth / Ring-a-Ding

  • Dave Willock


  • Janet Waldo

    Penelope Pitstop

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (4)

    • Narrator: Leading the pack is the Dracula of the dragstrip, Dick Dastardly! Dastardly: I resent that remark. Narrator: But do you deny it? Dastardly: No, I just resent it!

    • Slag Brother: Wheel gone. Get new one. Other Slag Brother: Okay (gets a boulder and hits in until its the right size) All set. Slag Brother: Okay, let's go. (Car breaks down again) Other Slag Brother: Dummy Head, you make square wheel.

    • (Chuggabug goes down into a subway) Lazy Luke: What in tarnation is that? (Subway train comes) Lazy Luke: It's a one-eyed monster! Let's get out of here!

    • Penelope Pitstop: Why I do declare, a cute little old adorable snowman. Dick Dastardly: (Dressed as a snow monster) You pronounce it abominable.

    Notes (7)

    • Rhode Island Road Race 1st #2 Creepy Coupe 2nd #1 Bouldermobile 3rd #8 Arkansas Chugabug The Great Cold Rush Race 1st #4 Crimson Haybailer 2nd #8 Arkansas Chugabug 3rd #7 Bulletproof Bomb

    • Unlike alot of episodes, Lazy Luke has multiple lines in this episode.

    • In "The Great Cold Rush Race", D.D. never finishes the race, he just float above the finish line and not in his car making The Buzz Wagon the last to cross the finish line.

    • The Buzz Wagon has very sharp wheels yet they didnt cut or fall through the ice in "The Great Cold Rush Race"

    • In "Rhode Island Road Race" you can see the inside of D.D.'s car. He has 4 buttons he can press, Low Down Trick, Dastardly Drive, Fool Injection, and Road Hogger which epands his front wheels.

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    Trivia (8)

    • At some point in "Rhode Island Road Race", Dick Dastardly falls in Penelope's car. When it happened, he was at the left while Penelope and her steering wheel were at the right.

    • At some point in The Great Cold Rush Race, D.D. uses a baloon instead of his race car. What happened to the Mean Machine?

    • In "The Great Cold Rush Race", The Mean Machine turns upside down but Dick Dastardly's Face is rightside up.

    • In "The Great Cold Rush Race", Muttley Makes a hole in the bridge, then Dick Dastardly puts dynamite in the hole. The hole is bigger than the dynamite, but it doesn't fall through.

    • In "The Great Cold Rush Race" after sticking the dynamite in the hole on the bridge, Dick counts 13 people go past yet besides him, there are 10 other racers

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