Wacky Races

Why Oh Why Wyoming/Beat the Clock to Yellow Rock

Season 1, Ep 2, Aired 9/21/68
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  • Episode Description
  • Why Oh Why Wyoming:On their way to Handsprings, Wyoming, the racers come across Native Americans.Beat the Clock to Yellow Rock:On their way to Yellow Rock, the racers are stopped by a ranger to search for missing bears hiding in their trunks. Blubber Bear is mistaken for a runaway so Luke tries hiding him until he gets past the ranger. A bunch of bears take over the Ant Hill Mob and Dick Dastardly's cars.moreless

  • 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

    Narrator

  • Janet Waldo

    Penelope Pitstop

  • Fan Reviews (1)
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    By ScreamingViking, Dec 09, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (1)

    • Chief Crazy Buffalo:(after the first time a bunch of "iron Wagons" runs over him) Me needum hospital plan.

    Notes (3)

    • "Why Oh Why Wyoming" was adapted into the comic book story "Wrong Track Mind" (Gold Key #1, published May, 1969)." Beat The Clock To Yellowrock" was adapted into the comic book story "Beat The Clock Through Yellowrock" (Gold Key #4, August, 1971).

    • Why Oh Why Wyoming: 1st: #2 Creepy Coupe 2nd: #1 Bouldermobile 2rd: #8 Arkansas Chugabug Beat the Clock to Yellow Rock: 1st: #8 Arkansas Chugabug 2nd #10 Buzzwagon 3rd: #2 Creepy Coupe

    • In 102A the racers are on thier way to Handsprings, Whyoming

    Trivia (5)

    • In 102A, Chief Crazy Buffalo hates "iron wagons" but has a teepee shaped car.

    • In 102B, after the bear leaves Dick's car stuck above the Unfaithful Geyser, Muttley pushes it forward right before the Geyser erupts, giving the idea that Dastardly escaped from the eruption, but in the next scene we see Dick and the Mean Machine in the Geyser like he previously did to Penelope and the Compact Pussycat.

    • In 102A when Penelope Pitstop crosses the canyon there is no W on her car.

    • In 102A right when the Creepy Coupe get the flat tire Little Gruesome has no hair

    • In 102B as Prof. Pending turns his car into a drill, it shows him looking forward but he only has hair one one side of his head.

    Allusions (1)

    • The expression "where the deer and the antelope play and the skies are not cloudy all day" from Chief Crazy Buffalo's sign was taken from parts of the song "Home on the Range".

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