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24th May '16 1:00:28 PM CorahsUncle
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[[WMG: Dick Dastardly is [[TwistedMetal Sweet Tooth's]] grandfather.]]

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[[WMG: Dick Dastardly is [[TwistedMetal [[VideoGame/TwistedMetal Sweet Tooth's]] grandfather.]]



[[WMG: The Wacky Races are about as real as ProfessionalWrestling]]

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[[WMG: The Wacky Races are about as real as ProfessionalWrestling]]ProfessionalWrestling.]]



[[WMG: The Slag Brothers are from the same universe as ''TheFlintstones'' and never appeared on that show.]]

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[[WMG: The Slag Brothers are from the same universe as ''TheFlintstones'' ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' and never appeared on that show.]]



How else could they be in both WWI and the 1960's?
* Time period is roughly ambiguous and I was given a point Mr. Burns has lived through both those things and then some. Dick and Muttley might be surprisingly old. The power of the DastardlyWhiplash type is to live for a surprisingly long time.

[[WMG: The races are a sort of reality show]]

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How else could they be in both WWI and the 1960's?
1960s?
* Time period is roughly ambiguous and I was given a point [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Mr. Burns Burns]] has lived through both those things and then some. Dick and Muttley might be surprisingly old. The power of the DastardlyWhiplash type is to live for a surprisingly long time.

[[WMG: The races are a sort of reality show]]show.]]



[[WMG: Dick Dastardly is a Ghost Rider]]

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[[WMG: Dick Dastardly is a Ghost Rider]]Rider.]]






Excluding the obvious likely change of voice actors and the change of technology there is a lot which could happen as we wait or more details this year. Will the character designs look a la Forever or look like how it was in the original cartoon but with an animation boost similar to Dick and Muttley's cameo in the UncleGrandpa episode Uncle Grandpa Retires? Will some characters be removed which leads to the introduction of new racers? These are all very important questions to joke and might be revealed as the truth.
* For one thing I hope we get an announcer back. The lack of Colm N. Tator in the pilot of Wacky Races Forever is the only complaint I had that seems good to mention.
* Although the original cartoon's episode plots of simply racing in an area, Dick trying and failing at gaining first place leading to laughs from his canine companion, and all wackiness in-between could easily fit Cartoon Network's current single eleven minute episode release style a bit more could be done in how entertainment has changed in this new age. Instead of a simple race the track there could be expansion and development on the racers' personalities, backgrounds, and reasons they decided to become Wacky Racers to begin with. Just because the title focuses on the races doesn't mean everything has to be on wheels 24/7 though that will be a basic in most episodes.

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Excluding the obvious likely change of voice actors and the change of technology there is a lot which could happen as we wait or more details this year. Will the character designs look a à la Forever ''Wacky Races Forever'' or look like how it was in the original cartoon but with an animation boost similar to Dick and Muttley's cameo in the UncleGrandpa ''WesternAnimation/UncleGrandpa'' episode Uncle "Uncle Grandpa Retires? Retires"? Will some characters be removed removed, which leads to the introduction of new racers? These are all very important questions to joke and might be revealed as the truth.
* For one thing thing, I hope we get an announcer back. The lack of Colm N. Tator in the pilot of Wacky ''Wacky Races Forever Forever'' is the only complaint I had that seems good to mention.
* Although the original cartoon's episode plots of simply racing in an area, Dick trying and failing at gaining first place leading to laughs from his canine companion, and all wackiness in-between could easily fit Cartoon Network's current single eleven minute 11-minute episode release style style, a bit more could be done in how entertainment has changed in this new age. Instead of a simple race the track there could be expansion and development on the racers' personalities, backgrounds, and reasons they decided to become Wacky Racers to begin with. Just because the title focuses on the races doesn't mean everything has to be on wheels 24/7 24/7, though that will be a basic in most episodes.
24th May '16 12:44:27 PM WNCat
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* Although the original cartoon's episode plots of simply racing in an area, Dick trying and failing at gaining first place leading to laughs from his canine companion, and all wackiness in-between could easily fit Cartoon Network's current single eleven minute episode release style a bit more could be done in how entertainment has changed in this new age. Instead of a simple race the track there could be expansion and development on the racers' personalities, backgrounds, and reasons they decided to become Wacky Racers to begin with. Just because the title focuses on the races doesn't mean everything has to be on wheels 24/7 though that will be a basic in most episodes.
13th Apr '16 4:14:42 AM GothicProphet
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[[WMG: [[DickDastardlyStopsToCheat Dick Dastardly cheats]]because... he's supposed to.]]

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[[WMG: [[DickDastardlyStopsToCheat Dick Dastardly cheats]]because...cheats]] because... he's supposed to.]]



The Mean Machine seems to pass all the other divers multiple times during a race. Perhaps if it were to go that fast the whole race it would break down. So Dick stops to slow his opponents down so he can go at a pace at which the mean machine wont break down.

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The Mean Machine seems to pass all the other divers multiple times during a race. Perhaps if it were to go that fast the whole race it would break down. So Dick stops to slow his opponents down so he can go at a pace at which the mean machine wont won't break down.



* For one thing I hope we get an announcer back. The lack of Colm N. Tator in the pilot of Wacky Races Forever is the only complaint I had that seems good to mention.

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* For one thing I hope we get an announcer back. The lack of Colm N. Tator in the pilot of Wacky Races Forever is the only complaint I had that seems good to mention.mention.
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10th Jan '16 7:37:07 AM WNCat
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Excluding the obvious likely change of voice actors and the change of technology there is a lot which could happen as we wait or more details this year. Will the character designs look a la Forever or look like how it was in the original cartoon but with an animation boost similar to Dick and Muttley's cameo in the UncleGrandpa episode Uncle Grandpa Retires? Will some characters be removed which leads to the introduction of new racers? These are all very important questions to joke and might be revealed as the truth.

to:

Excluding the obvious likely change of voice actors and the change of technology there is a lot which could happen as we wait or more details this year. Will the character designs look a la Forever or look like how it was in the original cartoon but with an animation boost similar to Dick and Muttley's cameo in the UncleGrandpa episode Uncle Grandpa Retires? Will some characters be removed which leads to the introduction of new racers? These are all very important questions to joke and might be revealed as the truth.truth.
* For one thing I hope we get an announcer back. The lack of Colm N. Tator in the pilot of Wacky Races Forever is the only complaint I had that seems good to mention.
10th Jan '16 7:32:22 AM WNCat
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[[WMG: Thoughts on what the reboot could alter.]]
Excluding the obvious likely change of voice actors and the change of technology there is a lot which could happen as we wait or more details this year. Will the character designs look a la Forever or look like how it was in the original cartoon but with an animation boost similar to Dick and Muttley's cameo in the UncleGrandpa episode Uncle Grandpa Retires? Will some characters be removed which leads to the introduction of new racers? These are all very important questions to joke and might be revealed as the truth.
30th Dec '15 1:15:52 PM ScroogeMacDuck
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[[folder: "''DickDastardlyStopsToCheat Dick Dastardly cheats]] because…''" guesses]]

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[[folder: "''DickDastardlyStopsToCheat Dick "''Dick Dastardly cheats]] cheats because…''" guesses]]
30th Dec '15 1:15:29 PM ScroogeMacDuck
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[[folder: "''[[DickDastardlyStopsToCheat Dick Dastardly cheats]] because…''" guesses]]

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30th Dec '15 1:15:13 PM ScroogeMacDuck
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[[WMG: [[DickDastardlyStopsToCheat Dick Dastardly cheats]] because... he's supposed to.]]

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[[folder: "''[[DickDastardlyStopsToCheat Dick Dastardly cheats]] because…''" guesses]]

[[WMG: [[DickDastardlyStopsToCheat Dick Dastardly cheats]] because...cheats]]because... he's supposed to.]]



[[WMG: Red Max is the son of the World War I era Dick Dastardly.]]
He flies a WWI-era biplane which he has trouble getting off the ground, much less starting, much like the Vulture Squadron. He doesn't cheat, but he has used artillery to his advantage.

[[WMG: The universe itself hates Dick Dastardly.]]
He was stopped for a ''speeding ticket'' at one point.

[[WMG: Dick Dastardly is [[TwistedMetal Sweet Tooth's]] grandfather.]]
My main basis for this theory is that both have a tendency to cause massive destruction in weaponized cars and their both villains, except Needles is more competent.

[[WMG: The Wacky Races are about as real as ProfessionalWrestling]]
* That's why Dick never wins--he's the bad guy wrestler equivalent. He's supposed to lose. Moreover, his constantly setting traps may never take out all the other racers, but often does change who's in what position, making it easier for the person who's supposed to win the race to, well, win the race.



[[WMG: The Slag Brothers are from the same universe as ''TheFlintstones'' and never appeared on that show.]]
It makes sense because they're cavemen.
* Captain Caveman was a Slag expy, and he appeared on the 1980 and 1986 Flintstones shows.

[[WMG: Dick Dastardly and Muttley are Time Lords, and the Mean Machine is their TARDIS.]]
How else could they be in both WWI and the 1960's?
* Time period is roughly ambiguous and I was given a point Mr. Burns has lived through both those things and then some. Dick and Muttley might be surprisingly old. The power of the DastardlyWhiplash type is to live for a surprisingly long time.

[[WMG: The races are a sort of reality show]]
The fourth wall breaks are done by people speaking into the cameras, cameras that are filming them race in a bizarre sporting event.



[[WMG: Dick Dastardly is a Ghost Rider]]
After selling his soul to save his beloved companion Muttley, he's doomed to race for all eternity, with the promise that winning will set him free. The resurrected Muttlety was part of the faustian bargain, turns out the whole coming back to life thing turned him into sadist who delights in seeing his master fail. If he ever escaped from Hell, Dastardly would spend his life riding around the desert in the Mean Machine with a flaming skull for a head and Muttley as his skinless dog companion.



He's fully aware that the Mean Machine is the best car in the race and he could anytime he felt like it. But he'd rather lose every race and have people be RootingForTheEmpire than win every race and be TheScrappy.

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He's fully aware that the Mean Machine is the best car in the race and he could anytime he felt like it. But he'd rather lose every race and have people be RootingForTheEmpire than win every race and be TheScrappy.TheScrappy.

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[[WMG: Red Max is the son of the World War I era Dick Dastardly.]]
He flies a WWI-era biplane which he has trouble getting off the ground, much less starting, much like the Vulture Squadron. He doesn't cheat, but he has used artillery to his advantage.

[[WMG: The universe itself hates Dick Dastardly.]]
He was stopped for a ''speeding ticket'' at one point.

[[WMG: Dick Dastardly is [[TwistedMetal Sweet Tooth's]] grandfather.]]
My main basis for this theory is that both have a tendency to cause massive destruction in weaponized cars and their both villains, except Needles is more competent.

[[WMG: The Wacky Races are about as real as ProfessionalWrestling]]
* That's why Dick never wins--he's the bad guy wrestler equivalent. He's supposed to lose. Moreover, his constantly setting traps may never take out all the other racers, but often does change who's in what position, making it easier for the person who's supposed to win the race to, well, win the race.

[[WMG: The Slag Brothers are from the same universe as ''TheFlintstones'' and never appeared on that show.]]
It makes sense because they're cavemen.
* Captain Caveman was a Slag expy, and he appeared on the 1980 and 1986 Flintstones shows.

[[WMG: Dick Dastardly and Muttley are Time Lords, and the Mean Machine is their TARDIS.]]
How else could they be in both WWI and the 1960's?
* Time period is roughly ambiguous and I was given a point Mr. Burns has lived through both those things and then some. Dick and Muttley might be surprisingly old. The power of the DastardlyWhiplash type is to live for a surprisingly long time.

[[WMG: The races are a sort of reality show]]
The fourth wall breaks are done by people speaking into the cameras, cameras that are filming them race in a bizarre sporting event.

[[WMG: Dick Dastardly is a Ghost Rider]]
After selling his soul to save his beloved companion Muttley, he's doomed to race for all eternity, with the promise that winning will set him free. The resurrected Muttlety was part of the faustian bargain, turns out the whole coming back to life thing turned him into sadist who delights in seeing his master fail. If he ever escaped from Hell, Dastardly would spend his life riding around the desert in the Mean Machine with a flaming skull for a head and Muttley as his skinless dog companion.

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15th Dec '15 10:15:36 AM WNCat
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* Time period is roughly ambiguous and I was given a point Mr. Burns has lived through both those things and then some. Dick and Muttley might be surprisingly old. The power of the DastardlyWhiplash type is to live for a surprisingly long time.
6th Dec '14 5:39:58 PM TheUnknownUploader
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He's fully aware that the Mean Machine is the best car in the race and he could anytime he flet like it. But he'd rather lose every race and have people be RootingForTheEmpire than win every race and be TheScrappy.

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He's fully aware that the Mean Machine is the best car in the race and he could anytime he flet felt like it. But he'd rather lose every race and have people be RootingForTheEmpire than win every race and be TheScrappy.
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