The Get Along Gang: Montgomery's Mechanical Marvel
Montgomery's Mechanical Marvel premiered in 1984 as part of the Get Along Gang series. It was on CBS, WDVM (channel 9) in Washington DC, Saturday, September 22, 1984, at 9:30 am.
Montgomery builds a robot for the science fair. In an attempt to outdo Montgomery, Catchum enters his own "robot" in the science fair, using his sidekick, Leland, as the guinea pig. At the science fair, Catchum rewires Montgomery's robot, and he runs amuck through Green Meadow.
CAST OF CHARACTERS
Montgomery Moose, Dotty Dog, Zipper Cat, Portia Porcupine, Bingo "Bet-It-All" Beaver, Woolma Lamb, Catchum Crocodile, Leland Lizard, Officer Growler, Mr. Hoofnagel, Hermie the Robot, Science Fair Judges
I liked this one. Nice to see Leland is no longer a blithering idiot like he was in the pilot! Still a tad on the dopey side, however.
Montgomery's robot looks a lot like our main moose!
I personally like how Dotty exposes Catchum and Leland. She wiggles her ear in front of Leland's nose, causing him to sneeze. Robots can't sneeze.
CATCHUM: I gotta see Montgomery's science fair project!
LELAND: Why, Catchum? Montgomery always beats ya. He wipes the floor with ya! He pulverizes ya! He . . . .
CATCHUM: Enough, Bird Brain! I get the point! But this year's going to be different! This year, I'm gonna cheat!
LELAND: But Catchum, you always cheat!
LELAND: Uhh, I don't think I like this idea, Catchum.
CATCHUM: You're right, Do-do Brain, you don't think! That's what you got me for!
DOTTY: Freeze, swamp breath!
HERMIE: The odds of you winning a bet, Master Bingo, are two thousand one hundred forty three to one.
BINGO: And everyone said I didn't have a chance! Thanks, Hermie!
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