Speed Racer

Question: Who is Sparky? Trixie's constant presence already means the future family model is pretty weird, but, why is Speed's "operator" living as part of the family? Is he an employee of Racer Motors, or what?

Answer: They're a close-knit team. Sparky's a close family friend as well as an employee. It's rather like Race Bannon living with the the Quests as part of the family, even though he is employed by Dr. Quest.

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Continuity mistake: At the end of the scene where Speed and crew are ambushed by Cruncher Block in the mountains, Speed is pointing a gun at Cruncher Block. When Spritle says "Take him away, boys", we see Speed in the background lowering his gun, but, in the next shot, the gun is raised again.

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Speed: Racing hasn't changed, and it never will.
Racer X: It doesn't matter if racing never changes. What matters is if we let racing change us. Every one of us has to find a reason to do this. You don't climb into a T-180 to be a driver. You do it because you're driven.

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Trivia: In Speed's first race scene, the elderly man announcing is the person who did the voices for Speed and Rex in the American version of the original cartoon.

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