High Speed Buggy Chase

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High Speed Buggy Chase
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Remember when Speed Buggy helped out O.J. Simpson?
Premiere date: May 2, 2004
Run time: 11:07
Starring: Gary Cole
Stephen Colbert
Thomas Allen
Maurice LaMarche
Nika Futterman
Neil Ross
John Michael Higgins
Music composed by: Michael Kohler
Story by: Casper Kelly
Michael Ouweleen
Writers: Michael Ouweleen
Directors: Richard Ferguson-Hull
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"High Speed Buggy Chase" is the fourth episode of Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law season two, and the thirteenth overall. It aired on May 2, 2004 on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim block. It was written by Casper Kelly and series co-creator, Michael Ouweleen, produced by Evan W. Adler, and directed by Richard Ferguson-Hull. The Hanna-Barbera series and guest character ridiculed in this episode is Speed Buggy and Jonathan Wellington Muddlemore ("Funky Phantom") from The Funky Phantom, respectively.

Speed Buggy's driving is put into question after he elicits a police chase. Meanwhile, Avenger quits Sebben & Sebben and works for Vulturo.

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Memorable quotes


Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Newscaster #1 (voice only) Nika Futterman
Speed Buggy Maurice LaMarche
Harvey Birdman Gary Cole
Funky Phantom Chris Edgerly
Peanut Thomas Allen
Avenger Maurice LaMarche
Vulturo Neil Ross
Dirth N/A
Phil Ken Sebben Stephen Colbert
Baby Unavailable
Myron Reducto Stephen Colbert
The Bear N/A
Ted Turner N/A
Peter Potamus Chris Edgerly
George Washington Unavailable
Evan Adler
Bandit N/A
Scrappy-Doo N/A
Tinker Chris Edgerly
Debbie Nika Futterman
Mark N/A
Finch N/A
Emperor penguin N/A
Roxanne N/A
Delivery guy Unavailable
Sparky Neil Ross
Bailiff N/A
Judge Mentok John Michael Higgins
Boo N/A
Avenger's assistant Unavailable





  • Speed Buggy





The music was composed by Michael Kohler.


Dates are in order of release:

Behind the scenes

  • This is the first episode written by Ouweleen without co-creator, Erik Richter.
  • Funky Phantom's not the name of the character, the name of the character is Jonathan Wellington Muddlemore. The name of the series he is the star of is called The Funky Phantom.
  • Even when writing, Avenger still uses the word, "Caw."
  • Producer Evan Adler is signed on Peanut's one-dollar bill.


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