Best Episodes Of Wacky Races

Wacky RacesWacky Races is a TV series starring Daws Butler, Don Messick, and John Stephenson. The participants of an unusual car race compete around America.

Release Date: September 1968

10. Hot Race to Chillicothe/The Wrong Lumber Race

Wacky Races Season 1 Episode 8Air Date: 2 Nov. 1968
Season 1, Episode 8

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. Ballpoint, Penn., or Bust/Fast Track to Hackensack

Wacky Races Season 1 Episode 15Air Date: 21 Dec. 1968
Season 1, Episode 15

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

8. The Ski Resort Road Race/Overseas Hi-Way Race

Wacky Races Season 1 Episode 16Air Date: 28 Dec. 1968
Season 1, Episode 16

The Ski Resort Road Race: After causing an avalanche, Dastardly uses a ski jump for his own getaway, but the other cars follow him. Overseas Hi-Way Race: On a race from Key Largo to Key West, the racers must cross the famous series of bridges that connect

7. By Rollercoaster to Upsan Downs/The Speedy Arkansas Traveller

Wacky Races Season 1 Episode 6Air Date: 19 Oct. 1968
Season 1, Episode 6

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 …

6. The Baja-Ha-Ha Race/Real Gone Ape

Wacky Races Season 1 Episode 4Air Date: 5 Oct. 1968
Season 1, Episode 4

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. Dopey Dakota Derby/Dash to Delaware

Wacky Races Season 1 Episode 13Air Date: 7 Dec. 1968
Season 1, Episode 13

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.

4. Eeny Miny Missouri Go/The Super Silly Swamp Sprint

Wacky Races Season 1 Episode 12Air Date: 30 Nov. 1968
Season 1, Episode 12

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.

3. Whizzin’ to Washington/The Dipsy Doodle Desert Derby

Wacky Races Season 1 Episode 11Air Date: 23 Nov. 1968
Season 1, Episode 11

Whizzin’ to Washington: When the Ant Hill Mob zooms past Dick Dastardly, he directs a police officer to chase them.

2. The Zippy Mississippi Race/Traffic Jambalaya

Wacky Races Season 1 Episode 7Air Date: 26 Oct. 1968
Season 1, Episode 7

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…

1. See-Saw to Arkansas/Creepy Trip to Lemon Twist

Wacky Races Season 1 Episode 1Air Date: 14 Sep. 1968
Season 1, Episode 1

The racers are heading towards Mustard Spread, Arkansas. On the way the Ant Hill Mob is spotted and pursued by a motorcycle cop. The Mob hides out in a small cabin which happens to belong to the Seven Dwarves. In the next race they are racing towards Lemon Twist, Nevada…population 1. They pass through the ghost town of Spookane where DD tries to slow things down with a phony offer of free Koo Koo Kola. They are all terrorized by two mischievous ghosts.