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top 10 tv cars

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by spicoli, May 22, 2006.

  1. spicoli
    Joined: Apr 29, 2006
    Posts: 261

    from in a house

    tune in to tv land wednesday at 10:00 pm to see their take on the top ten tv cars i saw the commercial today all the cars from the munsters to knight rider i am sure it will be gay but i am gonna check it out anyway barris came up with some cool cars :cool:
  2. notebooms
    Joined: Dec 14, 2005
    Posts: 2,072

    Alliance Member

    i'll betcha that at least half of those cars are barris cars. should be, at least....

    i'll have to set the tivo for this one. thanks.

    -scott noteboom
    Joined: Jun 3, 2005
    Posts: 7,023


    I think it's a'll hate the #1 pick. I wanted to puke.
  4. Bad Bob
    Joined: Jan 25, 2006
    Posts: 23,768

    Bad Bob
    from O.C. Baby

    My pics...
    #1 Munster Coach
    #2 Dragula
    #3 Norm Grabowskis T
    #4 Batmobile
    #5 Green Hornets Imperial
    #6 California Kid Coupe
    #7 Speed Racers Mach 5
    #8 Ralph Mouths T-bucket
    #9 Monkeymobile
    #10 Flintstones car

    Well thats my list. California Kid should probably be higher,but it's so hard to choose!
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  5. Mutt
    Joined: Feb 6, 2003
    Posts: 3,219


    #8 Ralph Mouths T-bucket......


  6. Appleseed
    Joined: Feb 21, 2005
    Posts: 1,053


    Sorry but mines the General lee. That damn show infected my like a sickness. Question; did the producers choose the 69 Charger for the General because the Charger was so popular, or is the Charger so popular because of the show?
  7. Tim
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
    Posts: 7,158

    from Raytown Mo

    lol was i listening to pop music because i was depressed....or was i depressed because i was listening to pop music?
  8. skipstitch
    Joined: Oct 7, 2001
    Posts: 1,133


    My #1, bar none, KITT from Knight Rider...

    Oh, man Now I'm depressed....
  9. 40 & 61 Fords
    Joined: May 17, 2006
    Posts: 1,939

    40 & 61 Fords

    Mine favorite is without a doubt the Ralph Mouth Roadster Pickup. The feature on it in American Rodder was neat. I didn't know until then that Von Dutch had done the flames on it. They said the car had actually been a very nice finshed rod at one point in it's life.
  10. lots of memories here, but the one that is my personal favorite is the "77 sunset strip" t-bucket driven on the show by "Kookie"/Ed Byrnes and built by crazy ol' Norm Grabowski.
  11. Odd that if movie cars could be on the list why no one called Milners coupe out??

    Wasn’t Ralph Mouths car an A bucket??
  12. spicoli
    Joined: Apr 29, 2006
    Posts: 261

    from in a house

    WOW i started a thread that has 3 stars. i am an overachiever. my mom will be proud.
  13. DrJ
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 9,431


    Not necessarily in order of favorites, but my short list is;

    1. Columbo’s '59Peugeot 403
    2. Monkee mobile
    3. Knght Rider’s KITT
    4. Grabowski’s Kookie T
    5. Clampett’s Oldsmobile jalopy truck
    6. General Lee
    7. Munster Coach
    8. Maxwell Smart’s Tiger
    9. Dan Tanna’s ‘57 Tbird
    10. Batmobile

    ETA His name is Ralph MALPH!

    Edited to correct Columbo's car... :eek:
  14. I thought Columbo drove a Rambler convertable...

    You guys missed half the cars on The Waltons...

    Anywho, of all the cars I was mesmerized by as a kid... I'd have to say the Duke Boys' General Lee was right up there... right up there with BJ and The Bears' Kay-Dubya...

  15. I was a Peugeot!
  16. Beach Bum
    Joined: May 7, 2006
    Posts: 575

    Beach Bum

    Columbo drove a 1959 Peugeot 403 convertible. It was rare, only 504 made.
    The Clampett's truck was a Hudson, or at least the radiator shell was.

    How about the vette from Route 66? Um, maybe...
    How about the Ferrari from Magnum P.I.? What you guys don't like bad hawaiian shirts and chest hair? Nahhhh.
    Nash Bridges fake Hemi cuda convertible? Nahhhh.

    One of my favorites is the Plymouth Sattelite black and white from Adam 12. They filmed that show all over the neighborhood I grew up in. Watching reruns is like having childhood flashbacks, except the cops weren't around, uhh much.

  17. I tried doing a search on the Peugeot.. and came up with 1958 403.
    Could only find a picture of a modelcar!

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  18. spicoli
    Joined: Apr 29, 2006
    Posts: 261

    from in a house

  19. 57JoeFoMoPar
    Joined: Sep 14, 2004
    Posts: 3,931


    What about Nash Bridges' Hemi 'Cuda? not traditional, but a Hemi 'Cuda convertable is still pretty wicked in my book
  20. DrJ
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 9,431


    It was a Jalopy...
    butI remember it being based on an Olds and this agrees...

    I had a big case of brain-fade on the Peugeot, I knew it was a Peugeot, or Pegot like it says on California titles.
    Hell, I usta wrench on Peugeots, but they were 504's and 604's by the time I was working on them.
  21. Stromberg97
    Joined: Apr 6, 2005
    Posts: 278


    How about Ward Cleavers '61 Fury?
  22. DrJ
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 9,431


    Can I edit my list?
    to include:

    1. Simon Templar's Volvo 1800
    2. Columbo’s '59 Peugeot 403
    2. Steed's Bentley
    3. Emma Peel's Lotus
    4. Honey West's Cobra
    5 Maxwell Smart’s Tiger
    6. Monkee mobile
    7. Batmobile
    8. Grabowski’s Kookie T
    9. Clampett’s Oldsmobile jalopy truck
    10. Munster Coach
  23. It's RALPH MALPH fer chrissakes!!!
  24. There you go, screwed the pooch again, RALPH MALPH....
    Guess I always had better things to do than watch the ideot box all the time.
    Having said that, what about the T coupe the oldest son was given in My Three Sons?? Bog stock and perfect and he complained................... THE FOOL!

  25. Just one of the many bits of useless trivia stored away in my brain. :)
  26. chopolds
    Joined: Oct 22, 2001
    Posts: 5,438

    from howell, nj
    1. Kustom Painters

    How about the bitching roadster in one episode of "Life of Riley"?
    Or the one on "Father Knows Best"!
    Or the Barris Ksutom buick on the episode of Twilight Zone. (the Blue Danube, I believe)
  27. jetmek
    Joined: Jan 12, 2006
    Posts: 1,844


    my fav episode is when the oldest boy comes home with a nice 36 coupe. tears it apart to fix it and they end up giving it to the scraper.if they only knew...
  28. Bdamfino
    Joined: Jan 27, 2006
    Posts: 295

    from Hamlet, NC

    Monkee Mobile is tops, followed by Mannix's Dart GT convertible, Mannix's 'Cuda's, and how about the woodie the Mod Squad drove?
  29. raffman
    Joined: Sep 28, 2005
    Posts: 658


    The # 1 has got to be since you mentioned Adam 12 is the guest appearence of the 55 gasser from two lane blacktop. It was an abbanded car in an alley they investigated

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