Dick Dastardly

fictional cartoon character

Dick Dastardly is a fictional character and antagonist who appeared in many animated series by Hanna-Barbera Productions from 1968 onward.[1]

Dastardly's most famous appearances are as a main character in the series Wacky Races and its spin-off, Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines where he appeared as a good guy. he and Muttley appeared as the main villains in the Warner Bros.' 2020 Scooby-Doo CGI animated film Scoob!.

He is partly based on the English actor Terry-Thomas.[2]

Portrayals Edit

Dick Dastardly was voiced by Paul Winchell before being replaced by Jim Cummings, Peter Woodward, Rob Paulsen, Jason Isaacs, Tom Kenny, and Eric Bauza‎.

References Edit

  1. "Find - IMDb". IMDb.
  2. McCann, Graham (December 2011). "5". Bounder!: The Biography of Terry-Thomas. Aurum Press. ISBN 9781845137564. Retrieved March 10, 2015. Terry-Thomas ... and Eric Sykes ... formed a very effective on-screen double-act, (which ended up inspiring a pair of cartoon alter egos – Dick Dastardly and Muttley – in the popular Hanna-Barbera/Warner Brothers series Wacky Races.