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#0539: A Dope Slap for Sleepy Listeners

Original Air Date: 09.24.2005

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This week, Kevin nods off each time he listens to our lousy show. We’ve added a few random alarms to keep him on his toes. On “Stump the Chumps,” find out how Steve made out with his cross-country bachelor party in a ’66 Econoline van. (It was even worse than you’d think!) Maureen’s roof rack permanently scarred her mechanic. How much homemade banana bread does it take to make up for nine stitches in the forehead? And Michelle’s dog chewed through his seat belt – some animals have no respect for safety. That, and more, in this week’s special edition of Car Talk for narcoleptics.

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Letter from a listener who falls asleep when he listens to the show, and asks for alarm bells to be played before each call.

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'Please make it easier to listen to your show without falling asleep.'

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