Bailey's Comets

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Bailey's Comets
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Premiere September 8, 1973
Finale January 26, 1974
Creator David H. DePatie
Friz Freleng
Joe Ruby
Ken Spears
Network CBS
Style 30 minute animated comedy
Company DePatie-Freleng Enterprises
Seasons 1
Episodes 16
Origin USA

Bailey's Comets was an animated comedy that aired on CBS Saturday mornings.

Borrowing the premise of Hanna-Barbera's 1968 series Wacky Races, Bailey's Comets pits a team of roller derby skaters of the same name, led by Barnaby Bailey, as they compete against other derby teams racing cross-country in search of clues to a treasure. The end of each episode (2 per show) reveals the clue the skaters must uncover to their next destination.

The other derby teams are the Black Hats, the Broomer Girls, The Yo-Ho-Hos (a team of pirates), the Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hydes, The Texas Flycats, the Roller Coasters, the Stone Rollers, The Duster Busters, the Gargantuan Giants, the Gusta Pastas, The Hairy Madden Red Eyes, the Mystery Mob (a cloud of dust with a team of legs with skates), the Ramblin' Rivets, the Rock 'N' Rollers and the Roller Bears.

The show aired at 8:30 AM Eastern and then was moved to 9:30 AM Sundays as CBS did a virtual overhaul of its Saturday morning line-up in February of 1974.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character
Billed Cast
Carl Esser Barnaby Bailey
Karen Smith Candy
Sarah Kennedy Bunny
Daws Butler Dooter Roo
Don Messick Gabby
Bob Holt Dude
Kathy Gori Sarge
Jim Begg Wheeler
Frank Welker Pudge

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
CBS
Season One September 8, 1973 December 22, 1973 16

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