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#0505: Honey, You're an Idiot!

Original Air Date: 01.30.2005

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This week on Car Talk, Ray gets some good old-fashioned public humiliation for taking his wife out in a blizzard. Becky finds out what happens when you leave a Rottweiler puppy unsupervised in a hatchback for thirteen minutes. Plus, ever wonder where airline pilots go when they change out of their wings? Captain Brigitte is looking for an RV to camp out in the picturesque airport parking lot. All that and more in this week's show.

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This Week's Puzzler

A family has two cars. One of them, a SUV, gets 10 miles per gallon. The other, a hybrid, gets 100 mpg. Mileage-wise, which would be better - tuning up the SUV a little, or upgrading the hybrid to one that's twice as efficient? Find out!

Last Week's Puzzler

How many hands did Mary shake? Find out!

Show Open Topic

Ray shares a snow storm horror story, and he's publicly shamed for taking his wife to the beach during a blizzard.

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