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#0829: Max and the Schnauzer

Original Air Date: 07.19.2008

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This week on Car Talk, it's the infamous story of Max and the dead schnauzer. Talk about above and beyond mechanic service. Meanwhile, can Amy convince her husband that she should drive the car? Fake illness of course! Nothing like a bad case of the pukes to put her behind the drivers seat. And Ray shares his tales of weatherproofing his butt. All that on this week's barking good hour of Car Talk.

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Sorry - just one more thing

by Ruisseau

Actually, the real question here is, since Max has been "in the business" for 20 years, does he know anyone in California who deals the way he does? Where can I get a fabulous deal on a new car???

waste of time for old joke

by teacher2050

I was very disappointed that 15 minutes of air time was wasted on a joke so old it's toothless and bald. Keep your regular format, please.

Favorite Moment: When Max stopped talking.


by Anonymous

I love Car Talk, but hated the Max story. Too much time wasted on this caller and his unbelievable tale.

Favorite Moment: Petroleum jelly story was funny, as was the absent minded professor driving on the wrong side of the road.


Vincent Van Gogh's Relatives

Unjustly forgotten, every last pun.

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