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  Guardian Unlimited | Notes and Queries | In "Stop the Pigeon" - the cartoon with Dick Dastardly and Mutley - what was ...
Dick Dastardly is actually based on the actor Terry-Thomas, as he appears in the film "Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines", set in the era of biplanes and other bizarre experimental aircraft of war.
The cartoon show is actually called "Dastardly and Muttley in their Flying Machines", but Dick repeats the phrase "Stop the Pigeon" so many times in the signature tune that kids seem to have assumed that was the series name - especially if they were watching by themselves and couldn't read yet.
Given that Dick Dastardly is a bit of a bounder, it is assumed, but never explicitly stated, that he has enlisted on the German side, since the ever-victorious bird is Yankee Doodle Pigeon.
www.guardian.co.uk /notesandqueries/query/0,5753,-49025,00.html   (327 words)

  
 Dick Dastardly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dick Dastardly, born Richard Asquith Dastardly, voiced originally by Paul Winchell and currently by Jim Cummings, is a fictional character and antagonist who appeared in various animated series by Hanna-Barbera Productions.
Dastardly's most famous appearances are in the series Wacky Races, his initial appearance, and Wacky Races spinoff Dastardly and Muttley in their Flying Machines.
Dastardly was aided in his schemes by his sidekick, a scruffy dog named Muttley who had a distinctive wheezy laugh.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dick_Dastardly   (1012 words)

  
 Don Markstein's Toonopedia: Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines
Dick Dastardly and his dog, Muttley, were first seen in 1968, as part of the ensemble cast of Wacky Races (swiped from the movie The Great Race), where they were the villains.
Dastardly's voice, and that of The General, were done by Paul Winchell, whose other roles include Winnie the Pooh's friend Tigger, Zummi Gummi and Marmaduke.
Dastardly and Muttley never had their own comic, but were frequently seen in Gold Key's Fun-in, an anthology that also featured The Cattanooga Cats; Inch High, Private Eye; Speed Buggy and other Hanna-Barbera properties.
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 Wacky Races
Dastardly was in a cow costume and was being chased by an angry longhorn
Dastardly got stuck in a hole of a bridge, which was attached to a blimp, which floated away
Dastardly, disguised as an alligator, was chased by a female alligator which took a fancy to him
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 Dieter Dick's Dastardly Fall from the Food Pyramid
A couple of hours later, Dieter Dick was enjoying a delicious plum from the Fruit Level.
Dick had been emerged in the bowels of an intense segment of a reality television show when the munchies had hit him.
It had began with a gentle stroke as Dieter Dick cradled the small package containing the carrot cake in his hand.
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 Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines: Operation Anvil - TV.com
Dick Dastardly is flattered - or should I say flattened - by the idea of finally getting Yankee Doodle Pigeon.
Dick Dastardly's plane is red, Zilly's plane is green, and Klunk's plane is blue.
The sound waves of Dastardly's voice quoting, "Muttley, you'll lose your medals for this!" appears to be coming out of Zilly's flattened green plane instead of Dick Dastardly's flattened red plane.
www.tv.com /episode/294857/summary.html   (188 words)

  
 Dastardly and Muttley in their Flying Machines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dastardly and Muttley in their Flying Machines was a Saturday morning cartoon produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions for CBS from 1969 to 1971.
Dastardly assures him that they will soon capture the pigeon, but the General disbelieves him and either bellows down the phone or reaches through it and pulls Dastardly's moustache or nose.
Dick Dastardly is based on the English actor Terry-Thomas, the moustache-twirling villain of Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines, the film which provided the inspiration for Dastardly and Muttley in their Flying Machines.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dastardly_and_Muttley_in_their_Flying_Machines   (1435 words)

  
 Wacky Races   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Dastardly was clearly the best driver in the pack and would have won every time had he just kept going, and didn't stop.
While Dick Dastardly got a well deserved bad rap for cheating while he was two feet from the finish line, I really believe that the Red Baron in the 4 car was the absolute worst.
I was and remain a proud member of Dick Dastardly's squadron (it was a cereal promotion and I got a little booklet with an eraser or something).
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Dick was staying in room 18 and Rachel was, obviously, staying in room 20.
Dick raised his hand to shake her hand, but she was having a job with her coat and it took a while before she could shake his hand in return.
Dick was sat in a corner on his own, watching all the other racers chat away.
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 Magnificent Muttley - episode guide page 1/1
Dick Dastardly wants to capture the bravest dog of the jungle 'The Wild Mutt Muttley' for his circus.
Dastardly reminds him of the fact that finders are not always keepers.
The race for the North Pole between Admiral Bird Dog and Dick Dastardly is on.
muttley.tibonia.net /Mmeg1.htm   (657 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Dastardly & Muttley in Their Flying Machines - The Complete Series: DVD: William Hanna,Joseph Barbera,Paul ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Dastardly and Muttley were brought into this series due to their popularity from WACKY RACES, and the final product makes it easy to see why this villainous duo command such a loyal fan base.
Dick Dastardly & Muttley from "The Wacky Races" are now members of "The Vulture Squadron" to nab Yankee Doodle Pigeon & the messages he carries.
Wallace & Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
www.amazon.com /Dastardly-Muttley-Their-Flying-Machines/dp/B0007QS31A   (1921 words)

  
 Know Your Dicks! - Printer-friendly Answer Key
Well known as Rob Petrie on the The Dick Van Dyke Show which ran until 1966 and was a fundamental step towards the modern notion of a TV sitcom.
Dick Solomon, their High Commander, is a physics teacher at an Ohio University.
Dick was now a very wealthy man and eventually became Lord Mayor of London.
www.angelfire.com /ut/rstevenson/dicks.html   (9359 words)

  
 DVD Times - Dastardly & Muttley In Their Flying Machines: The Complete Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Originally Dastardly and Muttley were not going to be in it — early sketches show that the Squadron was instead led by “The Baron” and his dog, who was a taller, lankier looking canine than Muttley and would have been a lot stupider.
Dastardly is still as accident-prone as ever, constantly being thwarted by his nemesis and nearly always ending up plummeting to earth yelling to Muttley to save him.
In a show with only two voice artists, Paul Winchell was Messick’s companion, playing Dick Dastardly again with his customary relish, as well as the incoherent voice of the General who constantly yells down the phone at him.
www.dvdtimes.co.uk /content.php?contentid=57619   (2197 words)

  
 DVDFanatic Review: Dastardly & Muttley in Their Flying Machines - The Complete Series
This Wacky Races spin-off was set in World War I and featured Dick Dastardly, his dog Muttley, and the rest of the Vulture Squadron as they relentlessly tried to “stop the pigeon.” Despite the short run, the show made a lasting impression on Hannah-Barbera and cartoon fans and is now available to own on DVD.
Dastardly receives his orders from "The General" who is never seen but is always heard barking orders to poor Dick over the phone.
Dick Dastardly was voiced by Paul Winchell (most famous for his voice of Tigger, amongst a slew of other random Hanna-Barbera characters), while Muttley, Klunk and Zilly were voiced by Don Messick (the infamous voice of Scooby Doo).
www.dvdfanatic.com /review.php?id=dasmutseries   (1271 words)

  
 "Wacky Races" (1968)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Dick Dastardley was based on Jack Lemmon's character Professor Fate and Dastardley's sidekick Muttley was loosely based on Peter Falk's Max Meen.
When the narrator calls Dastardly "The Dracula of the drag strip," Dastardly counters "I resent that remark!" Narrator: "But do you deny it?" Dastardly: "No, I just resent it!" It's a comedy cartoon that doesn't forget it's a comedy cartoon, something that many cartoon shows of the 70s and 80s forgot.
Dastardly also set a precedent the following year--being the first (and to anyone's knowledge, only) villain to get his own show, "Dastardly and Muttley In Their Flying Machines.
www.imdb.com /Title?tt0122365   (564 words)

  
 Dastardly and Muttley in their flying machines - episode guide page 3/4
Supervised by the general, who never fails to call Dick Dastardly in the middle of screwing things up, the Vulture Squadron has won its spurs in the history book of mission unaccomplished.
Dick Dastardly, sad as he could be, begs them to hunt for the pigeon just one more time.
The General calls Dick Dastardly to tell him he is allowed to take a two weeks furlough.
muttley.tibonia.net /Dmeg3.htm   (810 words)

  
 Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines TV Show - Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines Television Show ...
Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines TV Show - Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines Television Show - TV.com
Tell the world what you think of Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines, write a review for this show.
Dastardly and Muttley and their flying machines is a guilty pleasure for me.
www.tv.com /dastardly-and-muttley-in-their-flying-machines/show/3827/summary.html   (245 words)

  
 Article: Muttley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
While Dick was created as the equivalent as Professor Fate from ''The Great Race'', Muttley mirrored Max Meen.
Dick and Muttley appeared in at least two later Hanna-Barbera series as the bumbling villains.
Muttley does not really talk; his sole examples of speech are his trademark snicker, a wheezing, asthmatic laugh (generally at Dick's expense) and a mushy, low-in-the mouth grumble against an unsympathetic or harsh Dick that sounds something like "Rassum brassum msblsssl Rick Rastardly!".
www.digintodogs.com /reference/Muttley.html   (328 words)

  
 Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines - Join the chase as Dick Dastardly and his hound, Muttley, try to stop ...
Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines - Join the chase as Dick Dastardly and his hound, Muttley, try to stop that pigeon!
Last October we were excited to bring you news from the Wacky Races DVD that Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines - The Complete Series was coming to DVD in 2005.
Dick Dastardly and his snickering canine co-pilot Muttley plot to "stop that pigeon" aboard their World War I flying machines in this popular spinoff of Wacky Races featuring the legendary vocal talents of Paul Winchell (Tigger) and Don Messick (Scooby-Doo).
www.tvshowsondvd.com /newsitem.cfm?NewsID=2849   (303 words)

  
 eBay - dick dastardly, Animation Art, Characters, TV, Movie, Character Toys items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Dick Dastardly and MUTTLEY Wacky Wobbler Nodder 2 fer 1
Dick Dastardly & Muttley 6 Porcelain FEVES Figures
Dick Dastardly & MUTTLEY Wacky Wobbler Nodder 2 fer 1
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 DVDtoons! Reviews - Dastardly & Muttley Show, The: The Complete Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In the re-titled Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines, Dick Dastardly headed up the Vulture Squadron, an inept flying team whose mission it was to stop a bird messenger, Yankee Doodle Pigeon (appropriately colored red, white, and blue) before he could, uh… well, it was never really explained why they needed to stop him.
Dastardly actually reported to his never seen but often heard superior, only ever referred to as “The General”.
Dastardly is a hoot, spouting his “Drat and double drat”, and of course there’s Muttley’s wheezing snicker as he “accidentally” lets Dick fall to the ground or suffer similar physical violence.
www.dvdtoons.com /reviews/400/print   (1530 words)

  
 DVD Verdict Review - Wacky Races: The Complete Series
Dick Dastardly, number Double Zero in the Mean Machine, was obviously the superior driver—almost every episode would find him miles ahead of the pack, plotting some sinister scheme to thwart the other drivers.
To be sure, cheating seemed to have been allowed by the rules of this Cannonball Run–like race—all the drivers had some sort of gadgets or gizmos to give them an edge—but Dick Dastardly took it to a whole other level.
Not guilty—except of course for Dick Dastardly, who is naturally guilty as hell.
www.dvdverdict.com /reviews/wackyraces.php   (1211 words)

  
 "Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines" (1969)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Plot Outline: Dick Dastardly leads a fighter plane group to try ineffectualy to stop a carrier pigeon.
When I was younger I used to love watching Dick Dastardly and Muttley in Wacky Races.
It is Dastardly and Muttley's job (as the bad side) to catch this pigeon to stop it delivering these messages.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0063889   (340 words)

  
 Ramblings' Journal: "Dick Dastardly" Durbin insults US troops; nation's intelligence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Dick Durbin continues to justify his name »
I've called Senator Dick Durbin "Dick Dastardly" in the past, but he really lived down to that nickname yesterday.
Well, Dick Dastardly, those deaths, and the ones of the troops lost due to your personal vendetta are your fault.
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 TheSpoof.com : Dick Dastardly Arrested For Abuse funny satire story
Dick Dastardly has had a long and illustrious career of contemptible, rotten, and sometimes downright despicable deeds.
Dastardly's career began with a group of aviators called The Vulture Squadron, whose single task was to "Stop The Pigeon".
Driving their car, the Mean Machine, across such races as the "See Saw to Arkansas" and the "Dopey Dakota Derby", Dastardly still had little luck, but gained notoriety by using various nefarious tricks.
www.thespoof.com /news/spoof.cfm?headline=s2i3880   (448 words)

  
 Press release Dick Dastardly Drives Others Up Wall
The outrageous antics of the mean and mischievous motorist and his sidekick Muttley put Dastardly way ahead of his cartoon counterparts when it comes to wreaking havoc on the roads, according to the Churchill study.
The insurer looked at a whole range of popular cartoon characters, well-known for their driving skills – or lack of them - and reviewed their previous driving history and lifestyle indicators to determine who truly was the worst.
A professional rally driver with a criminal background, Dastardly is a seriously high risk driver.
www.churchill.com /pressReleases/251105.htm   (777 words)

  
 You don't know Dick! - Printer-friendly Answer Key   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Dick was inducted into the NAB Radio Hall of Fame in April 2002.
Demo Dick, is one of the toughest men ever to serve our country. His best selling Rogue Warrior series and other writings have restructured the military memoir narrative as we know it.
Dick's distinguished golf career includes over 40 years of playing, teaching and promoting the game he loves.
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