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#0538: (Shop) Rags to Riches

Original Air Date: 09.17.2005

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In this week’s Car Talk, Joel’s mechanics tried to flim-flam the wrong guy. Someone sealed a few shop rags into the transmission of his Blazer - but nobody’s owning up. Does he smell a lawsuit? Tom and Ray help settle Crissy’s bets with her friends. A listener compares “stump the chumps” to a session of the U.S. Supreme Court. Is Darth Vader living in Marilyn’s air conditioner? What’s with the creepy fog pouring out of the air vents? That, the long-awaited return of the puzzler and much more, in this week’s show.

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This Week's Puzzler

How's young Tommy going to fix his car without any tools in the trunk? Find out!

Last Week's Puzzler

How did the bank teller know the guy was lying? Find out!

Show Open Topic

A listener compares 'stump the chumps' to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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How the Supreme Court is just like "Stump the Chumps"

Another example of Tom and Ray's power over young minds.

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