I’m Ready For A Live Action Wacky Races TV Series!

Blink and you’ll miss the car commercial that is “hidden” within this live action version of the Wacky Races. How can you be expected to pay attention to the ad portion for the Peugeot 208 when you are dumbfounded by how well the characters from the 1968 Hanna-Barbera animated series are represented?

[Via] Jesse Edgar

Now go ahead and take a look at the intro for the 1968 cartoon.

[Via] Superspoon21’s Channel

The only thing missing from Peugeot 208 commercial was Rufus Ruffcut and Saw Tooth in the Buzz Wagon, Professor Pat Pending in the Covert-A-Car, and Lazy Luke driving the Arkansas Chuggabug with his friend Blubber Bear!

So what I’m saying Hollywood is if this French car commercial can provided a live action version of that animated series and keep the humor intact, it’s time for Adult Swim or someone to get on the ball and deliver the Wacky Races television series we deserve!

Muttley for the WIN!!

VicSage

Editor at Retroist
Searching through the alleys for useful knowledge in the city of Nostalgia. Huge cinema fanatic and sometimes carrier of the flame for the weirding ways of 80s gaming, toys, and television. When his wife lets him he is quite happy sitting in the corner eating buckets of beef jerky.

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