Car Talk Classics

Air date – Aug 08, 2009

#0932: Zap This

  • 4.0 of 5 stars

Richard is having a problem with his 4-legged tenants. They're fond of climbing onto cars. So Richard's considering a mild form of shock therapy. (On the goats, mind you.)

Air date – Feb 21, 2009

#0908: The Perfect Pinkwater Car

  • 3.0 of 5 stars

This week on Car Talk, after years of running starts, ointments, and the Jaws of Life, field correspondent Daniel Pinkwater's search for a car with "relaxed fit" comes to a happy end!

Air date – Aug 02, 2008

#0831: The Andy Letter

  • 4.0 of 5 stars

"Do two people who don't know what they're talking about know more or less than one person who doesn't know what he's talking about?" That's the query pose

Air date – Jul 26, 2008

#0830: The Tollbooth Fugitive

  • 4.0 of 5 stars

It's the amusing story of Gail, the toll bridge, and a suspect on the loose.

Air date – Jul 19, 2008

#0829: Max and the Schnauzer

  • 4.0 of 5 stars

It's the ultimate Shaggy Dog story, literally: an epic saga of Max and the dead schnauzer.

Air date – Apr 12, 2008

#0815: Goodbye Vito

  • 1.0 of 5 stars

From chicken tuchuses to an obsessive critique of a certain article of clothing, Tom and Ray share classic stories of their late pal, Vito Maglione.

Air date – Aug 04, 2007

#0731: Holy Batman, My Car's on Fire!

  • 4.0 of 5 stars

This week on Car Talk, Red's car is too hot for his gal. And Dinesh wants to heat it up in Death Valley.

Air date – Jul 28, 2007

#0730: Help! My Life's Down the Tubes

  • 4.0 of 5 stars

Dave from Bemidji shares his epic road trip story!

Air date – Jul 21, 2007

#0729: Sorry Dad, I Blew Up Your Car!

  • 1.0 of 5 stars

Tom and Ray jump head first into familial tales of woe and intrigue!

Air date – Jul 07, 2007

#0727: Educate This!

  • 3.0 of 5 stars

This week, learn about chemistry, baboons, and how not to get fired.