Ever wondered what the finishing order was in the 1968 Hannah/Barbera cartoon series Wacky Races?

Check out this 1-2-3 guide to the 34 epsiodes

The contestants
No.......DriversCarVocal talent: Dave Willock (Narrator)
1.....The Slag Brothers: Rock and GravelBouldermobileDaws Butler (Rock)/Don Messick (Gravel)
2.....Gruesome TwosomeCreepy CoupeDaws Butler (Big)/Don Messick (Little)
3.....Professor Pat PendingConvert-a-carDon Messick
4.....Red MaxThe Crimson HaybailerDaws Butler
5.....Penelope PitstopCompact PussycatJanet Waldo
6.....Sarge Blast and Pvt. MeekleyArmy Surplus SpecialDaws Butler (Sarge)/Paul Winchell (Meekley)
7.....Ant Hill MobBullet Proof Bomb
(Chug-a-Boom)
Mel Blanc (Chug-a-Boom)/Paul Winchell (Clyde)/
Don Messick
(Ring A Ding, Dum Dum, Snoozy, Zippy, Pockets, Yak Yak)
8.....Lazy Luke and Blubber BearArkansas Chug-a-bugJohn Stephenson (Luke and Blubber Bear)
9.....Peter PerfectTurbo TerrificDaws Butler
10.....Rufus Ruffcut and SawtoothBuzzwagonDaws Butler (Rufus)
00.....Dick Dastardly and MutleyMean MachinePaul Winchell (Dastardly)/Don Messick (Mutley)

The episodes (not in any production order)


See-saw to Arkansas
1st4;2nd2;3rd10;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
Dastardly stopped his car before the finish line in a photo finish to pose for the picture
Note: This was the first Wacky Races episode to be broadcast.


Creepy Trip to Lemon Twist
1st5;2nd2;3rd10;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
00 actually won the race as you slow down the picture - legally.
But the episode showed it's own replay which showed Dastardly disqualified for extending the nose cone of the Mean Machine


Why Oh Why Wyoming
1st2;2nd1;3rd8;4th10;5th6;6th5;7th4;8th3;9th9;10th7;11th00

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
Dastardly and Mutley were tied to a cactus and crossed the finish line on foot and in last place


Beat the Clock to Yellow Rock
1st8;2nd10;3rd2;4th7;5th1;6th6;7th3;8th9;9th5;10th4;

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
00 was seen being juggled by two geysers


Mish Mash Missouri Dash
1st3;2nd5;3rd2;4th4;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
Luke's cousin, Elmer, shot at 00 and filled it full of holes when he discovered he was lied to by Dastardly about being his cousin.
The 'Double Zero' fell to pieces just before the finish line.
Note: Peter Perfect would have won the race. He screeched to a halt to avoid running over a little kitten who had wandered onto the finish line.


Idaho A Go Go
1st1;2nd10;3rd3;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
Dastardly was in a cow costume and was being chased by an angry longhorn


The Baja-Ha-Ha Race
1st1;2nd7;3rd4;4th3;5th2;6th6;7th5;8th9;9th8;10th10;11th00

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
Dastardly and Mutley crossed the line riding a donkey


Real Gone Ape
1st6;2nd4;3rd10;4th7;5th2;6th5;7th3;8th9;9th1;10th8;

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
00 got sat on by a gorilla just before the finishing line


Free Wheeling to Wheeling
1st7;2nd9;3rd5;4th2;5th1;6th4;7th6;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
A train caught the hook of a giant crane Dastardly was operating and was towed away


The Speedy Arkansas Traveller
1st1;2nd7;3rd9;4th5;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
00 got stuck in slimy glue


By Roller Coaster to Upsan Downs
1st4;2nd1;3rd10;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
00 got buried in concrete


Scout Scatter
1st10;2nd1;3rd3;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
00's plunger failed to get Dastardly across the line and was left bouncing either side of it.
Note: Five cars were shown crossing the line together and if you slow the picture down the finishing order is 10. 2, 9, 1, 3


The Zippy Mississippi Race
1st9;2nd7;3rd5;4th10;5th3;6th2;7th1;8th4;9th8;10th6;

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
00's gas tank was shot at and the double zero lost all of its fuel


Traffic Jambalaya
1st5;2nd9;3rd2;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
Dastardly went through a haybaler and came out as a square hay bale and Mutley led him home on a lead


Hotrace at Chillicothe
1st6;2nd5;3rd1;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
Dastardly got stuck in a hole of a bridge, which was attached to a blimp, which floated away


The Wrong Lumber Race
1st102nd7;3rd2;4th6;5th9;6th3;7th5;8th4;9th1;10th8;

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
00 was sawn in half by a giant buzzsaw just before the finishing line


Rhode Island Road Race
1st2;2nd1;3rd8;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
00 failed to cross the line when Mutley got left behind


The Great Cold Rush Race
1st4;2nd8;3rd7;4th1;5th2;6th9;7th6;8th10;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
00 crossed the finishing line in last place as an inflated balloon


Wacky Race to Ripsaw
1st10;2nd4;3rd1;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
00 had a car wash and failed to finish


Oils Well That Ends Well
1st3;2nd6;3rd10;4th4;5th5;6th2;7th8;8th9;9th7;10th1;11th00

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
00 led the race having heightened its wheels to overtake everybody when it hit the finishing line banner and eventually crossed the line all squashed up


Whizzin' to Washington
1st9;2nd3;3rd8;4th6;5th2;6th5;7th1;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
Dastardly stopped the 00 to give Mutley his autograph before the finishing line


The Dipsy Doodie Desert Derby
1st9;2nd10;3rd2;4th1;5th6;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
Dastardly hit a cactus whilst on a flying carpet


Eeny, Miny Missouri Go
1st3;2nd7;3rd5;4th10;5th1;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
The 'Double Zero' was blown up by fireworks leaving Dastardly and Mutley hanging from a rope attached to a hovering rotor blade


The Super Silly Swamp Sprint
1st8;2nd10;3rd5;4th4;5th1;6th9;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
Dastardly, disguised as an alligator, was chased by a female alligator which took a fancy to him


Dopey Dakota Derby
1st7;2nd3;3rd4;4th5;5th8;6th6;7th9;8th2;9th1;other finisher not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
Dastardly posing as wanted criminal Deadweed Dick was arrested, roped and handcuffed by local sheriff before the finish line


Dash to Delaware
1st8;2nd10;3rd3;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
Dastardly took a wrong turn and ended up in some mud


Speeding Smogland
1st8;2nd2;3rd4;4th10;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
The 'Double Zero' was involved in a multiple collision before the line which caused the swapping of drivers to other cars.
The consequent arrival of the Army Surplus Special which collided with the mayhem returned the drivers to their original cars.
The finishing order of the cars involved in the pile up were 5th 00; 6th 6; 7th 7; 8th 3; 9th 5; 10th 1; 11th 9


Race to Raleigh
1st7;2nd1;3rd9;4th2;5th3;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
00 fell into a crater before the finish line


Ball Point, Penn. or Bust
1st5;2nd4;3rd7;4th1;5th9;6th10;7th8;8th6;9th2;other finisher not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
Using a police siren Dastardly causes the 00 to miss a bend and hit a boulder and then gets cautioned by a motorcycle cop


Fast Track to Hackensack
1st7;2nd1;3rd2;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
The sheriff of Law 'n' Order caught the 00 using an anchor before they crossed the finish line and arrested Dastardly for firing gun shots


Race to Racine
1st2;2nd1;3rd3;4th5;5th9;6th6;7th8;8th10;9th7;10th4;

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
Dastardly used slow motion gas to slow the racers down including himself


The Carlsbad or Bust Bash
1st5;2nd4;3rd1;4th6;5th8;6th3;other finishers not shown

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
Dastardly was being chased by a giant boulder in the Carlsbad Caves


The Ski Resort Road Race
1st6;2nd10;3rd3;4th9;5th4;6th8;7th5;8th1;9th2;10th7;

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
Mutley pushed Dastardly into the lead as Dastardly was encased in a block of ice.
Dastardly sneezes and cracks open the ice just short of the finish line


Overseas Hi-way Race
1st9;2nd1;3rd5;4th7;5th4;6th3;7th10;8th2;9th6;10th8;

What happened to Dick Dastardly?
Using wind power the 00 streaked into the lead only to hit the finishing banner above the finish line.
The windmill section detaches itself and slices the 'Double Zero' before it crossed the finish line


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