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Wonderbug – Los Angeles, CA

Wonderbug is a magical dune buggy featured on the live-action segments of the ABC cartoon series THE KROFFT SUPERSHOW (1976-78). The story of Wonderbug begins when three teenagers – Barry Buntrock (David Levy), C.C. McNamara (John-Anthony Bailey) and Susan Talbot

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Herbie the Love Bug – Los Angeles, CA

Herbie the Love Bug is a 1963 enchanted Volkswagen Beetle automobile imbued with a mind and spirit of its own on the CBS fantasy HERBIE, THE LOVE BUG (1982). Dean Jones, who previously starred in the Walt Disney movie “The

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The Magic School Bus – Walkerville, USA

The Magic School Bus is an enchanted vehicle used to transport children at Walkerville Elementary on adventures on the PBS animated children’s program THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS (1994-1997). Miss Valerie Felicity Frizzle (Lily Tomlin), a teacher at Walkerville Elementary is

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Gladys Crabtree – Hampton St., USA

Gladys Crabtree is the deceased mother of  David “Dave” Crabtree (Jerry Van Dyke), a small town lawyer on the NBC fantasy comedy MY MOTHER THE CAR (1965-66). The thing is, the spirit of Dave’s mother (Ann Sothern) lives inside the chassis of

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The Dodge Fairy – Detroit, MI

The Dodge Fairy was a commercial mascot for the Dodge Caliber automobile produced by DaimlerChrysler in Detroit, Michigan. She appeared in “Too Tough” a TV spot that aired in 2006. In the commercial, a beautiful strawberry-blond fairy wielding a wand

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