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Speed Racer Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

52 Episodes 1967 - 1968

Episode 1

The Great Plan

Sat, Sep 23, 1967 30 mins

Part 1 of 2. Speed Racer attempts to help Pops with his plans to improve the fabulous and powerful Mach 5 racing car.

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Episode 2

The Great Plan

Sat, Sep 23, 1967 30 mins

Conclusion. The untested Speed Racer attempts to win the race from the evil clutches of Ace Ducey and his gang of thugs.

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Episode 3

The Challenge of the Masked Racer

Sat, Sep 30, 1967 30 mins

Speed unwittingly gets in a heated duel with his long-lost brother Rex Racer. Part 1 of two.

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Episode 4

The Challenge of the Masked Racer

Sat, Sep 30, 1967 30 mins

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Episode 5

The Secret Engine

Sat, Oct 7, 1967 30 mins

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Episode 6

The Secret Engine

Sat, Oct 7, 1967 30 mins

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Episode 7

The Race Against the Mammoth Car

Sat, Oct 14, 1967 30 mins

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Episode 8

The Race Against the Mammoth Car

Sat, Oct 14, 1967 30 mins

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Episode 9

The Most Dangerous Race

Sat, Oct 21, 1967 30 mins

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Episode 10

The Most Dangerous Race

Sat, Oct 21, 1967 30 mins

The evil leader of the Car Acrobatic Team, Captain Terror, stops at nothing to win the race.

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Episode 11

The Most Dangerous Race

Sat, Oct 21, 1967 30 mins

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Episode 12

Race for Revenge

Sat, Oct 28, 1967 30 mins

It has been 15 years since the Danger Pass Race in which the driver of the superpowerful X3 Melange was deliberately forced into a fatal crash by the Three Roses Club. In the anniversary race, the X3 Melange mysteriously appears for revenge.

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Episode 13

Race for Revenge

Sat, Oct 28, 1967 30 mins

On the 15-year anniversary Danger Pass race, the tragic Melange car mysteriously appears seeking revenge on anyone who was involved, including the innocent Speed Racer; and the Three Roses team is out to get Speed, too.

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Episode 14

The Desperate Desert Race, Part 1

Sat, Nov 4, 1967 30 mins

Speed Racer and the Go Team have flown the Mach 5 to Sandoland to compete in a grueling 800-mile desert race, where they are accused of sabotage.

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Episode 15

The Desperate Desert Race, Part 2

Sat, Nov 4, 1967 30 mins

Speed Racer and the Go Team have flown the Mach 5 to Sandoland to compete in a grueling 800-mile desert race. The gang is accused of sabotage and stumble into a web of conspiracy, treachery and deception in the desert.

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Episode 16

The Fire Race, Part 1

Sat, Nov 11, 1967 30 mins

Speed is invited to compete in the risky and unusual Fire Festival Racer through the mountainous terrain of the country Kapecapek.

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Episode 17

The Fire Race, Part 2

Sat, Nov 11, 1967 30 mins

Speed competes in the Fire Festival race through the mountainous terrain of the country Kapecapek, where he meets Kabala, a Kapecapek native regarded as one of the best and most dangerous racers in the world.

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Episode 18

The Girl Daredevil, Part 1

Sat, Nov 18, 1967 30 mins

Speed Racer and the gang are on the way to compete in the Nitona Handicap when they meet Twinkle Banks, the auto acrobat star of the nearly bankrupt Universal Circus.

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Episode 19

The Girl Daredevil, Part 2

Sat, Nov 18, 1967 30 mins

Speed Racer and the gang meet auto acrobat star Twinkle Banks of the nearly bankrupt Universal Circus competing at the Nitona Handicap. A suspicious promoter convinces Twinkle to drive her car across Niagara Falls as great publicity for the circus.

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Episode 20

The Fastest Car on Earth, Part 1

Sat, Nov 25, 1967 30 mins

Part 1 of 2. Curiosity gets the best of Speed Racer when he discovers the most powerful and dangerous racing engine in the world and takes the car for a test-drive.

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Episode 21

The Fastest Car on Earth, Part 2

Sat, Nov 25, 1967 30 mins

Conclusion. Speed must use all of his will power, determination and racing skills, plus a little help from Pops, to win the race against the fastest car on Earth.

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Episode 22

The Mach 5 Vs. The Mach 5: Part 1

Fri, Dec 1, 1967 30 mins

Speed is arrested for robbery after secret plans for the mighty Mizmo Ray, an invention by Professor Power, are stolen from the National Science Institute by someone driving the Mach 5.

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Episode 23

The Mach 5 Vs. The Mach 5: Part 2

Fri, Dec 1, 1967 30 mins

All evidence points to Speed robbing the National Science Institute driving the Mach 5. Speed must prove his innocence and defeat the fake Mach 5 to clear his name.

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Episode 24

The Royal Racer, Part 1

Fri, Dec 8, 1967 30 mins

Pops Racer builds a fabulous mini racer for the young Prince Jam, the ruler of the country of Saccarin, to race in the Baby Grand Prix. Spridle, who desperately wants to see the race, stows away with his pal Chim Chim on the plane to Saccarin.

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Episode 25

The Royal Racer, Part 2

Fri, Dec 8, 1967 30 mins

Traveling to the country of Saccarin, Speed Racer uncovers mischievous stowaways named Spridle and Chim Chim. While chasing the two, Spridle is mistaken for the Little Prince and is kidnapped by three mysterious men.

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Episode 26

The Car Hater

Fri, Dec 15, 1967 30 mins

Speed and Trixie befriend Janine, a young girl whose ambition is to be a race car driver. But her father, Mr. Trotter, hates cars and will do anything, including sabotage, to keep his daughter away from them.

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Episode 27

The Terrifying Gambler

Fri, Dec 15, 1967 30 mins

Speed Racer and Trixie are competing in a qualifying rally for the Monte Carlo Grand Prix. They are interrupted by a psychotic international criminal, Mr. Flasbucks, who has just robbed a bank.

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Episode 28

The Race Against Time, Part 1

Fri, Dec 22, 1967 30 mins

Part 1 of 2. The story begins on a hot dusty day with Speed Racer ready to compete in the first stage of the Sahara Racer. Speed and Trixie get involved in a search for a girl named Calicia, the daughter of the world-famous archeologist, Dr. Digger O.

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Episode 29

The Race Against Time, Part 2

Fri, Dec 22, 1967 30 mins

Speed and Trixie find themselves in peril as they get involved in the search for an archeologist's daughter and the Queen of the Nile's lost treasure.

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Episode 30

The Snake Track

Fri, Dec 29, 1967 30 mins

Racing teams from car factories all over the world are participating in a supercar race on the brand new yet dangerous race course, the Snake Track.

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Episode 31

The Man on the Lam

Fri, Dec 29, 1967 30 mins

On a stormy night, Speed Racer and Spridle's blind friend, Delicia, are visited by an escaped convict.

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Episode 32

Gang of Assassins, Part 1

Fri, Jan 5, 1968 30 mins

Speed is racing in the Fujiyama Grand Prix at the same time diplomats from all over the world have gathered to attend the Piecemeal Conference. While sightseeing, Speed and Trixie stumble upon a gang of assassins planning to take over the world.

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Episode 33

Gang of Assassins, Part 2

Fri, Jan 5, 1968 30 mins

After winning the Fujiyama Grand Prix, Speed and Trixie go sightseeing and stumble upon a gang of assassins who are planning to take over the world. Their scheme is to kill off all the conference attendees, leaving the countries defenseless.

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Episode 34

The Race for Life

Fri, Jan 12, 1968 30 mins

As Speed celebrates his victory at the South American Grand Prix, the mayor of the small village of Tonado lays dying from a poisonous snake bite. All attempts to save him are sabotaged by a ruthless villager who wants to be the mayor.

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Episode 35

The Supersonic Car

Fri, Jan 12, 1968 30 mins

Speed Racer has been hired by the Baboom Motor Company to test-drive the new Supersonic Rocket Car designed by Pops Racer. Expected to break all known speed records, the car blows up soon after tests begin.

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Episode 36

Crash in the Jungle, Part 1

Fri, Jan 19, 1968 30 mins

Days before the Trans Africa Grand Prix, Speed Racer meets a professor investigating the local legend of huge monsters that inhabit a mysterious island. Little does Speed know that he too will soon come face-to-face with unexpected creatures.

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Episode 37

Crash in the Jungle, Part 2

Fri, Jan 19, 1968 30 mins

Speed uncovers a diabolical scheme involving human and animal mutations, warring political factions and the evil General Smasher—all of which Speed has to deal with before he competes in the race.

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Episode 38

The Secret Invaders, Part 1

Fri, Jan 26, 1968 30 mins

The exotic city of Ambrocia hosts the Mystic Grand Prix. A gang of terrorists plan a take over the country, deposing the ruling monarchy, Prince Snowier and Princess Gracious. The mysterious RacerX foils the assassination plot.

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Episode 39

The Secret Invaders, Part 2

Fri, Jan 26, 1968 30 mins

The mysterious RacerX foils the assassination plot in Ambrocia when the race is moved to the country of Abalonia. The assassins follow, intent on killing their next target, President Montebank of Abalonia.

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Episode 40

The Man Behind the Mask

Fri, Feb 2, 1968 30 mins

Speed Racer and Trixie are on their way to the North American Grand Prix when the plane they are flying in is hijacked bu a band of masked men.

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Episode 41

The Car Destroyer

Fri, Feb 2, 1968 30 mins

It's one of those rare times when Speed Racer is at a race as a spectator and not as a participant when all of a sudden the race cars start up by themselves and smash through the guardrails, speeding off without their drivers.'

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Episode 42

The Desperate Racer

Fri, Feb 9, 1968 30 mins

Speed Racer is all revved up for the distinguished Southern Hemisphere Pineapple Grand Prix in which the drivers must carry a pineapple in their car as they cross the finish line.

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Episode 43

The Dangerous Witness

Fri, Feb 9, 1968 30 mins

On the way to the Hong Kong International Grand Prix, Speed Racer is witness to a horrible crime and is thrust into a world of international espionage and intrigue.

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Episode 44

Race the Laser Tank

Fri, Feb 16, 1968 30 mins

Speed Racer has just won the Great Eastern Central Grand Prix when he is fired on by unknown assailants. Later, after arriving in Hawaii for his next race, he is still being pursued by a gang of criminals wanted by the International Secret Service.

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Episode 45

The Great Car Wrestling Match

Fri, Feb 16, 1968 30 mins

Speed enters a dangerous car wrestling match in which heavily armed cars try to smash each other to bits.

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Episode 46

Motorcycle Apaches

Fri, Feb 23, 1968 30 mins

Speed is asked to help the Office of Space Development get a shipment of Uraniumtane through to the International Space Development Base, which is being built somewhere in the American We.

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Episode 47

Car with a Brain

Fri, Feb 23, 1968 30 mins

From somewhere in the hills of Scotland, a mad scientist, Dr. McFife, unleashes a monster car with a brain and no one is safe.

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Episode 48

Junk Car Grand Prix

Fri, Mar 1, 1968 30 mins

In honor of his missing daughter, Baron Von Vondervon puts up a huge amount of money for the Junk Car Grand Prix, a race in which the competing cars must be constructed from piles of junk and only female drivers may enter.

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Episode 49

The Car in the Sky

Fri, Mar 1, 1968 30 mins

Speed needs to compete in one more Grand Prix in order to qualify for the world championship. En route to the qualifying race, his plane crashes on a remote island and the Mach 5 is damaged.

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Episode 50

The Trick Race

Fri, Mar 8, 1968 30 mins

It has been one year since Speed Racer beat the car acrobatic team, and now they want revenge. Meanwhile, International Spies led by Mr. Supremo plan to get rid of Speed's protector, Racer X.

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Episode 51

Race Around the World, Part 1

Fri, Mar 15, 1968 30 mins

Speed Racer and his best friend Sparky are competing in the most fantastic race ever held, the grueling 25,000 mile race around the world Grand Prix.

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Episode 52

Race Around the World, Part 2

Fri, Mar 15, 1968 30 mins

Conclusion. In the series finale, the richest man in the world has offered a mountain of gold and the hand of his lovely daughter as first prize.

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