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#1050: Tommy's Knee and Jack's MGB

Original Air Date: 12.11.2010

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This week on Car Talk, the truth is a lot funnier than Tommy's memory, as we discover what really happened on a fateful ski trip 40 years ago. Elsewhere, the truth may set Jack in Houston free--of his marriage--when his wife finds out that he didn't dump the 1970 MG that was rusting away in their driveway. Also, cold weather brings out the worst in two cars -- Diana's Subaru stinks, and Naomi's Chrysler cries like a baby. And, on Stump the Chumps, we find out if Adam pulled off the Great Jeep Repair of 2010 before his girlfriend left him by the side of the road. All that, plus a new Puzzler from the Law Enforcement series, this week on Car Talk.

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This Week's Puzzler

An off-duty police officer believes a car at a gas station has been stolen. What does he notice that makes him suspicious? Find out!

Last Week's Puzzler

A husband and wife go for a walk together, though he walks much farther than she does. How can that be? Find out!

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The real truth about Tommy's fateful ski trip 40 years ago.

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    by Anonymous

    my ears r bleeding lol

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    my ears r bleeding lol

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    my ears r bleeding lol

    Best show

    by Anonymous

    This is so funny. Keep it up guys. You are my forvorite. About me: CEO of <a href="http://www.autopart-stores.com">Auto Part Stores</a>.com

    Jack & Melisa

    by Dale in Minnuhsohtah

    4 stars

    Favorite Moment: Jack & Melisa were the stars of the show.

    Keep cracking me up,,,

    by JoeyBagOfDonuts

    As always you guys keep me laughing out loud when listning to the show.

    Favorite Moment: When the guy called in about the MG he was secretly hiding from his wife and you guys tried to get him in hot water!!!

    Please bring Norm back as a semi-regular

    by Maureen

    Norm was great. He's a natural comedian and his descriptions of the "widowmaker" and the quarter-sized pedals were hysterical.

    Favorite Moment: Every moment of your show is great. I plan my Sundays around your show. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, consider expanding your show to 2 hours! If Garrison Keillor can do it with hillbilly musicians (don't get me wrong, I love his show) you guys can do 2 hours of constant laughing. Really, you guys are a pisser, especially Ray (sorry Tommy, you're funny too, don't worry).

    Only fair

    by LLO

    I think that, to show his remorse for untruth, Jack should buy Michelle an antique ruby ring--that way, they BOTH end up with a treasured vintage item that's shiny and red!

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