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    Mater's Tall Tales 

Characters in Rescue Squad Mater

  • Hospital Hottie: Mia, Tia and Kori Turbowitz, but Mater’s GTO stands out the most.
  • The Medic: Rescue Squad Ambulance. Dr. Mater as well.

Characters in Tokyo Mater

Voiced by: Mach Tony Kobayashi

  • The Cameo: He appears briefly at the pre-race party in Cars 2.
  • Meaningful Name: A kabuto is a type of helmet, in which the spoilers on his body resemble.

Characters in UFM: Unidentified Flying Mater

Characters in Heavy Metal Mater

  • A Good Name for a Rock Band: Mater’s band was originally called “Mater and the Gas Caps”, but later chose the name “Heavy Metal Mater” when a pitty carrying a 1-ton weight came in after the recording session and asked “Where do you want this heavy metal, Mater?”
  • Audience Participation Song: “Dad-Gum”
    Mater: Let me hear you! Dad-Gum!
    Audience: Dad-Gum!
    Mater: Dad-Gum!
    Audience: Dad-Gum!
    Mater: DAD-GUUUUUUU-!
  • Hell-Bent for Leather: The entire band becomes this as “Heavy Metal Mater”.
  • I'm Your Biggest Fan: Rodney the rocker
  • No Name Given: The drummer pitty in the band never had a toy released of him, so his name is unknown.
  • Rockers Smash Guitars: Mater kicks the microphone with his back tyre after the recording session.
  • Shout-Out: Rocky’s heavy metal outfit resembles Slash.
  • Title-Only Chorus: Heavy Metal Mater’s first and most popular song is “Dad-Gum”, of which the lyrics consist of only the title phrase.

Characters in Monster Truck Mater

Characters in Moon Mater

Alternative Title(s): Cars 2, Cars 3


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