Wacky Races

Season 1 Episode 11

Whizzin' to Washington/The Dipsy Doodle Desert Derby

Aired Saturday 9:30 AM Nov 23, 1968 on CBS
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Episode Summary

Whizzin' to Washington: The Ant Hill Mob disguises themselves as circus trapezists to escape from the police. Dick Dastardly disguises himself as a master of ceremonies.

The Dipsy Doodle Desert Derby: Dick Dastardly finds a genie in a botle and tries to use his powers to win the race.moreless

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Paul Winchell

Paul Winchell

Dick Dastardly / Clyde / Pvt. Meekly

John Stephenson

John Stephenson

Lazy Luke / Blubber Bear /

Don Messick

Don Messick

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

Dave Willock

Dave Willock


Janet Waldo

Janet Waldo

Penelope Pitstop

Daws Butler

Daws Butler

Rock Slag / Red Max / Peter Perfect / Sarge Blast / Rufus Roughcut / Big Gruesome

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (2)

    • In "Whizzin' to Washington", when the Sergeant asks Penelope if she's alright, we can see that only six members of the Ant Hill Mob are in the pyramid, in which Penelope is standing. Where did the seventh member of the Ant Hill Mob went to?

    • This is the first (and only) episode in which both races are won by the same car.

  • QUOTES (1)

    • Dastardly: Boo-Boo you dum dum, put us out in front of the wacky races
      Boo-Boo: As you command Master.
      (Zaps them into a different place)
      Boo-Boo: Right out in front (The Army surplus special is seen) of the Army surplus special which litterally runs them down along

  • NOTES (2)

    • "Whizzin' To Washington" was adapted into the comic book story in Gold Key issue #1 (published May, 1969).

    • Whizzin' to Washington

      1st #9 Turbo Terrific
      2nd #3 Convert-A-Car
      3rd #8 Arkansas Chugabug

      The Dipsy Doodle Desert Derby

      1st #9 Turbo Terrific
      2nd #10 Buzzwagon
      3rd #2 Creepy Coupe