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* AnnoyingLaugh: The snorting!


** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=moAqzM4ptm8 One caller]] sounded like he had a really bad one ("It goes really rough for two and a half minutes, then goes smooth, then after six and a half minutes the engine dies" and that his odometer had millions of miles on it.). [[spoiler: Turned out the caller was their fellow MIT alumnus, astronaut John Grunsfeld, who was calling from onboard the Space Shuttle Orbiter ''Atlantis'' and was docked at the ''Mir'' space station.]]

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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=moAqzM4ptm8 One caller]] sounded like he had a really bad one ("It goes really rough for two and a half minutes, then goes smooth, then after six and a half minutes the engine dies" and that his odometer had millions of miles on it.). [[spoiler: Turned out the caller was their fellow MIT alumnus, astronaut John Grunsfeld, who was calling from onboard the Space Shuttle Orbiter ''Atlantis'' and was docked at the ''Mir'' space station.]]


** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=moAqzM4ptm8 One caller]] sounded like he had a really bad one ("It goes really rough for two and a half minutes, then goes smooth, then after six and a half minutes the engine dies" and that his odometer had millions of miles on it.). [[spoiler: Turned out the caller was their fellow MIT alumnus, astronaut John Grunsfeld, who was calling from onboard the Space Shuttle Orbiter OV-104 Atlantis and was docked at the ''Mir'' space station.]]

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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=moAqzM4ptm8 One caller]] sounded like he had a really bad one ("It goes really rough for two and a half minutes, then goes smooth, then after six and a half minutes the engine dies" and that his odometer had millions of miles on it.). [[spoiler: Turned out the caller was their fellow MIT alumnus, astronaut John Grunsfeld, who was calling from onboard the Space Shuttle Orbiter OV-104 Atlantis ''Atlantis'' and was docked at the ''Mir'' space station.]]


* AmoralAttorney: The show's "law firm" of Dewey, Cheatham and Howe. Note that they actually have a sign for this in Harvard Square, much to the amusement of the residents. Dewey, Cheatham, and Howe does in fact exist and is in fact related to ''CarTalk''--as the Magliozzi Brothers' ''production company''.

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* AmoralAttorney: The show's "law firm" of Dewey, Cheatham and Howe. Note that they actually have a sign for this in Harvard Square, much to the amusement of the residents. Dewey, Cheatham, and Howe does in fact exist and is in fact related to ''CarTalk''--as ''Car Talk''--as the Magliozzi Brothers' ''production company''.


* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Older versions of the show feature more calls from DIY-ers than in later episodes. The guys speculated that this was do in part to the fact that cars have become much more complicated than in the past deterring people from working on their cars by themselves.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Older versions of the show feature more calls from DIY-ers than in later episodes. The guys speculated that this was do due in part to the fact that cars have become much more complicated than in the past deterring people from working on their cars by themselves.


* AmoralAttorney: The show's "law firm" of Dewey, Cheatem and Howe. Note that they actually have a sign for this in Harvard Square, much to the amusement of the residents. Dewey, Cheatem, and Howe does in fact exist and is in fact related to ''CarTalk''--as the Magliozzi Brothers' ''production company''.

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* AmoralAttorney: The show's "law firm" of Dewey, Cheatem Cheatham and Howe. Note that they actually have a sign for this in Harvard Square, much to the amusement of the residents. Dewey, Cheatem, Cheatham, and Howe does in fact exist and is in fact related to ''CarTalk''--as the Magliozzi Brothers' ''production company''.





** They also refer to the city of Detroit as "Day-twah" (though that is the actual French pronounciation).

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** They also refer to the city of Detroit as "Day-twah" (though that is the actual French pronounciation).pronunciation).
* LongRunners: The show began on Boston's WBUR-FM in 1977, with NPR picking it up nationally a decade later; the final new episode was produced in 2012, making a 35-year original run.


The single most popular show produced by [[Creator/{{NPR}} National Public Radio]], ''Car Talk'' ([[UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents pronounced]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Boston}} Caah Towok]]) was a long-running weekly radio broadcast about automotive repair hosted by the wisecracking brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi (also known as "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers"), proprietors of the Good News Garage in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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The single most popular show produced by [[Creator/{{NPR}} National Public Radio]], Creator/{{NPR}}, ''Car Talk'' ([[UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents pronounced]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Boston}} Caah Towok]]) "Caah Took"]]) was a long-running weekly radio broadcast about automotive repair hosted by the wisecracking brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi (also known as "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers"), proprietors of the Good News Garage in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


The single most popular show produced by [[Creataor/{{NPR}} National Public Radio]], ''Car Talk'' ([[UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents pronounced]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Boston}} Caah Towok]]) was a long-running weekly radio broadcast about automotive repair hosted by the wisecracking brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi (also known as "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers"), proprietors of the Good News Garage in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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The single most popular show produced by [[Creataor/{{NPR}} [[Creator/{{NPR}} National Public Radio]], ''Car Talk'' ([[UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents pronounced]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Boston}} Caah Towok]]) was a long-running weekly radio broadcast about automotive repair hosted by the wisecracking brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi (also known as "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers"), proprietors of the Good News Garage in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


''Car Talk'' ([[UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents pronounced]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Boston}} Caah Towok]]) was a long-running weekly radio broadcast about automotive repair on Creator/{{NPR}} hosted by the wisecracking brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi (also known as "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers"), proprietors of the Good News Garage in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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The single most popular show produced by [[Creataor/{{NPR}} National Public Radio]], ''Car Talk'' ([[UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents pronounced]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Boston}} Caah Towok]]) was a long-running weekly radio broadcast about automotive repair on Creator/{{NPR}} hosted by the wisecracking brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi (also known as "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers"), proprietors of the Good News Garage in Cambridge, Massachusetts.



The show also features funny or interesting letters from listeners, and a weekly brainteaser. Like ''Series/TopGear'', it has a following that goes beyond car nerds, people in need of car advice, or people who even own cars.

The show is the single most popular show produced by National Public Radio.

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The show also features featured funny or interesting letters from listeners, and a weekly brainteaser. Like ''Series/TopGear'', it has had a following that goes went beyond car nerds, people in need of car advice, or people who even own cars.

The show is the single most popular show produced by National Public Radio.
owned cars.


''Car Talk'' ([[UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents pronounced]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Boston}} Caah Towok]]) was a long-running weekly radio broadcast about automotive repair on Creator/{{NPR}} hosted by the wisecracking brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi, also known as "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers". Listeners would call in[[note]]actually, listeners called in and reached a 24-hour answering service where they were pre-screened, but the brothers wouldn't hear the problems beforehand; the reason for it is that NPR stations wouldn't all broadcast the show at the same time[[/note]] and describe the problems with their vehicles. The brothers would crack wise, make fun of themselves, each other, and the listener--especially when the caller tries to reproduce the weird sound the car has been making--and oftentimes come up with plausible answers and solutions for the caller to investigate.

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''Car Talk'' ([[UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents pronounced]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Boston}} Caah Towok]]) was a long-running weekly radio broadcast about automotive repair on Creator/{{NPR}} hosted by the wisecracking brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi, also Magliozzi (also known as "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers". Brothers"), proprietors of the Good News Garage in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Listeners would call in[[note]]actually, listeners called in and reached a 24-hour answering service where they were pre-screened, but the brothers wouldn't hear the problems beforehand; the reason for it is that NPR stations wouldn't all broadcast the show at the same time[[/note]] and describe the problems with their vehicles. The brothers would crack wise, make fun of themselves, each other, and the listener--especially when the caller tries to reproduce the weird sound the car has been making--and oftentimes come up with plausible answers and solutions for the caller to investigate.


''Car Talk'' ([[UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents pronounced]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Boston}} Caah Towok]]) was a weekly radio broadcast about automotive repair on Creator/{{NPR}} hosted by the wisecracking brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi, also known as "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers". Listeners would call in[[note]]actually, listeners called in and reached a 24-hour answering service where they were pre-screened, but the brothers wouldn't hear the problems beforehand; the reason for it is that NPR stations wouldn't all broadcast the show at the same time[[/note]] and describe the problems with their vehicles. The brothers would crack wise, make fun of themselves, each other, and the listener--especially when the caller tries to reproduce the weird sound the car has been making--and oftentimes come up with plausible answers and solutions for the caller to investigate.

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''Car Talk'' ([[UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents pronounced]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Boston}} Caah Towok]]) was a long-running weekly radio broadcast about automotive repair on Creator/{{NPR}} hosted by the wisecracking brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi, also known as "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers". Listeners would call in[[note]]actually, listeners called in and reached a 24-hour answering service where they were pre-screened, but the brothers wouldn't hear the problems beforehand; the reason for it is that NPR stations wouldn't all broadcast the show at the same time[[/note]] and describe the problems with their vehicles. The brothers would crack wise, make fun of themselves, each other, and the listener--especially when the caller tries to reproduce the weird sound the car has been making--and oftentimes come up with plausible answers and solutions for the caller to investigate.


->'''Ray''': ''"Don't drive like my brother."''\\
'''Tom''': ''"And don't drive like ''my'' brother!"''\\

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->'''Ray''': ''"Don't Don't drive like my brother."''\\
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'''Tom''': ''"And And don't drive like ''my'' brother!"''\\brother!\\


''Car Talk'' ([[UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents pronounced]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Boston}} Caah Towok]]) was a weekly radio broadcast about automotive repair on Creator/{{NPR}} hosted by the wisecracking brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi, also known as "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers". Listeners would call in [[note]]actually, listeners called in and reached a 24-hour answering service where they were pre-screened, but the brothers wouldn't hear the problems beforehand; the reason for it is that NPR stations wouldn't all broadcast the show at the same time[[/note]] and describe the problems with their vehicles. The brothers would crack wise, make fun of themselves, each other, and the listener--especially when the caller tries to reproduce the weird sound the car has been making--and oftentimes come up with plausible answers and solutions for the caller to investigate.

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''Car Talk'' ([[UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents pronounced]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Boston}} Caah Towok]]) was a weekly radio broadcast about automotive repair on Creator/{{NPR}} hosted by the wisecracking brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi, also known as "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers". Listeners would call in [[note]]actually, in[[note]]actually, listeners called in and reached a 24-hour answering service where they were pre-screened, but the brothers wouldn't hear the problems beforehand; the reason for it is that NPR stations wouldn't all broadcast the show at the same time[[/note]] and describe the problems with their vehicles. The brothers would crack wise, make fun of themselves, each other, and the listener--especially when the caller tries to reproduce the weird sound the car has been making--and oftentimes come up with plausible answers and solutions for the caller to investigate.


'''''Car Talk''''' ([[UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents pronounced]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Boston}} Caah Towok]]) was a weekly radio broadcast about automotive repair on Creator/{{NPR}} hosted by the wisecracking brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi, also known as "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers". Listeners would call in [[note]]actually, listeners called in and reached a 24-hour answering service where they were pre-screened, but the brothers wouldn't hear the problems beforehand; the reason for it is that NPR stations wouldn't all broadcast the show at the same time[[/note]] and describe the problems with their vehicles. The brothers would crack wise, make fun of themselves, each other, and the listener--especially when the caller tries to reproduce the weird sound the car has been making--and oftentimes come up with plausible answers and solutions for the caller to investigate.

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'''''Car Talk''''' ''Car Talk'' ([[UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents pronounced]] [[UsefulNotes/{{Boston}} Caah Towok]]) was a weekly radio broadcast about automotive repair on Creator/{{NPR}} hosted by the wisecracking brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi, also known as "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers". Listeners would call in [[note]]actually, listeners called in and reached a 24-hour answering service where they were pre-screened, but the brothers wouldn't hear the problems beforehand; the reason for it is that NPR stations wouldn't all broadcast the show at the same time[[/note]] and describe the problems with their vehicles. The brothers would crack wise, make fun of themselves, each other, and the listener--especially when the caller tries to reproduce the weird sound the car has been making--and oftentimes come up with plausible answers and solutions for the caller to investigate.

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