The Perils of Penelope Pitstop

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  • TV-G
  • 1969
  • 1 Season
  • 6.5  (1,680)

"The Perils of Penelope Pitstop" (1969) was an American cartoon series that was a spin-off of the "Wacky Races," which had also featured the Anthill Mob and Penelope Pitstop. The cartoon was patterned after "The Perils of Pauline," a silent movie melodrama with cliffhangers. "Penelope" followed suit and, each episode ended with Penelope in mortal peril. The aforementioned Anthill Mob were her allies, while the Hooded Claw was her enemy. He relied on overly complicated schemes to trap her.

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London Town Treachery
17. London Town Treachery
January 17, 1970
On her way to deliver a painting to the Earl of Crumpet, Penelope falls prey to Edgar Allen Claw as he schemes up another perilous feat of destruction for her.
Game of Peril
16. Game of Peril
January 11, 1970
A scavenger hunt nearly ends in disaster until Penelope realizes the hunt was planned by the Hooded Claw.
Big Top Trap
15. Big Top Trap
December 20, 1969
At the circus, the Ant Hill Mob goes undercover as clowns to keep Penelope out of danger.
Bad Fortune in a Chinese Fortune Cookie
14. Bad Fortune in a Chinese Fortune Cookie
December 13, 1969
In Chinatown, Penelope gets caught by a parade dragon and is nearly made into a fortune cookie.
Big Baghdad Danger
13. Big Baghdad Danger
September 13, 1969
The Hooded Claw and the Bully Brothers nearly make a pancake out of Penelope with a boulder in their efforts to thwart her from her trial of Ali Baba's treasure.
Cross Country Double Cross
12. Cross Country Double Cross
September 13, 1969
A jump from a plane is terminated in mid-air by the Hooded Claw when he cuts Penelope's parachute lines.
Tall Timber Treachery
11. Tall Timber Treachery
September 13, 1969
A wild ride on a runaway lumber car temporarily halts Penelope's reign as Queen of the Indian Summer Festival.
North Pole Peril
10. North Pole Peril
September 13, 1969
The Hooded Claw tries to foil Penelope's attempt to become the first woman to reach the North Pole.
Hair Raising Harness Race
9. Hair Raising Harness Race
November 8, 1969
The Hooded Claw sabotages Penelope's efforts to win a harness race.
The Diabolical Department Store Danger
8. The Diabolical Department Store Danger
September 13, 1969
After tying Penelope to the bottom of a kiddy slide, the Hooded Claw prepares to lower a lawnmower from the top of the slide. The Ant Hill Mob comes to the rescue.
Arabian Desert Danger
7. Arabian Desert Danger
September 13, 1969
Penelope's trip to the Sahara Desert is cut short when the Hooded Claw tries to make a mummy out of her.
Treacherous Movie Lot Plot
6. Treacherous Movie Lot Plot
September 13, 1969
Posing as a film director, The Hooded Claw Casts Penelope in a movie with a 50-foot mechanical gorilla.
Carnival Calamity
5. Carnival Calamity
October 11, 1969
A visit to a carnival leaves Penelope breathless when the Hooded Claw puts her on a 190-mile-per-hour loop-the-loop.
Wild West Peril
4. Wild West Peril
October 4, 1969
The villainous Sneekly ties Penelope to a runaway stagecoach on a direct collision course with a train.
The Terrible Trolley Trap
3. The Terrible Trolley Trap
September 27, 1969
A ride to the end of the track is what's in store for Penelope when the Hooded Claw ties her to a derailed trolley.
The Boardwalk Booby Trap
2. The Boardwalk Booby Trap
September 20, 1969
Packed away to a fishing cannery by the Hooded Claw, Penelope is rescued by the Ant Hill Mob.
Jungle Jeopardy
1. Jungle Jeopardy
September 13, 1969
While Penelope is attempting to become the first woman to circle the globe, her plane is sabotaged by the Hooded Claw.
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"The Perils of Penelope Pitstop" (1969) was an American cartoon series that was a spin-off of the "Wacky Races," which had also featured the Anthill Mob and Penelope Pitstop. The cartoon was patterned after "The Perils of Pauline," a silent movie melodrama with cliffhangers. "Penelope" followed suit and, each episode ended with Penelope in mortal peril. The aforementioned Anthill Mob were her allies, while the Hooded Claw was her enemy. He relied on overly complicated schemes to trap her.

The Perils of Penelope Pitstop is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (17 episodes). The series first aired on September 13, 1969.

Where to Watch The Perils of Penelope Pitstop

The Perils of Penelope Pitstop is available for streaming on the Hanna-Barbera website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Perils of Penelope Pitstop on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 13, 1969
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (1,680)