Credits for the CarTalk Show on National Public Radio:

Air-Quality Monitor

Carmine Dioxide

Airline Reservation Manager

Will Price Randomly

Appeals Specialist

Bud Uronner

Appointment Secretary

Stu Earley

Art Critic

Phyllis Steen

Assertiveness Training Coach

Lois Steem

Assistant Customer Care Representive

Kurt Reply

Asst. Directors of Computer Services

Sy Burnett and Sy Quest

Assistant Director of Long Range Planning

Heinz Sight

Assistant Director of Moral Support

Hugo Gurll

Assistant Director of Strategic Planning

Kent C. Detrees

Asst. Fleet Manager

Lisa Carr

Asst. Transportation Coordinator

Orson Buggy

Attorney General

Janet Torino

Attorney General in charge of Tobacco Settlements

Hubert H. Humvee II

Audience Estimator

Adam Illion

Auto-Body Expert

James Bondo

Automotive Finishes Consultant

Rusty Steele

Automotive Medical Researcher

Dr. Denton Fender

Automotive Registrar

Megan Model

Bail Bond Provider

Freida Gogh

Banker, Car Talk Plaza Poker Games

Nikolai Putin

Behavior Consultant

Wyatt B. Hoovesia

Bathroom Tile Installer

Lotta Bullnose

Blues Coordinator

Mahamadan Ptolemy

Bolt Tightener

Tilda Plierslip

British Cutlery Specialist

Sir Irving Spoon

British Doorman

Isaiah Olchap

Boston Funeral Director

Hadley Newham

Boston Traffic Director

Laura Biden

Bunji Jumping Instructor

Hugo First

Butler in Car Talk's Scotland Division

Angus MacCoatup

Broadcast Philosopher

Phillip Airtime

Car Stereo Installer

Carlos Antenna

Car Talk Bouncer

Euripedes Ibreakayourface

Car Talk Ice Rink Manager

Sam Boney

Car Talk Opera Critic

Barbara Seville

Celebrity Consultants

Richard Gere-Oil, Mick Jaguar

Chairman, Federal Lubrication Board

Alan Greasepan

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff

John Shall-I-Pop-a-Wheelie

Chairman, Math Dept.

Horatio Algebra

Chairman, Oral History Dept.

Ira Caull

Chairman, Staff Physics Dept.

Victor Analysis

Chairman, Underemployment Study Group

Art Majors

Chief Justice

Harry Mental, aka Judge Mental

Chief Legal Counsel

Hugh Louis Dewey of Dewey, Cheetham &Howe

Chief Negotiator

Bernadette Bridge

Chief of Stadium Seating for the Olympics

Wayne Back

Chief of Tire Technology

Yessir Itsaflat

Child Development Expert

Dr. Benjamin Spark

Child Transportation Specialist

Minnie Van Driver

Co-Chairmen of Apathy Study Group

Ben Thayer, Don Thatt

Collision Repair Specialist

Jesse "The Body Shop" Ventura

Commencement Speaker

Gladys Overwith

Communications Director

George Stayontopothis

Conductor Emeritus, Tappet Brothers Symphony Orchestra

Sludgy Ozawa

Conductor, Tappet Brothers Symphony Orchestra

Philip Harmonic

Conflict Resolution Specialist

Yvonne Apeesamey

Congressional Lobbyists

Orrin Hatchback, Dan Rustencarski, Paul Simonize, B. F. Gingrich

Conservative Political Commentator

Eileen Tudor-Wright

Coordinator, 12-Step Recovery Program

Cody Pendant

Coordinator of Summer Visits to the Inlaws

Don Juan-Gogh

Copyright Attorney

Pat Pending

Corporate Spokesperson

Hugh Lyon Sack

Criminal Justic Expert

Lauren Order

Curator of Tom's Car Collection

Rex Galore

Customer Car Care Representative

Haywood Jabuzoff

Daylight Savings Time Manager

Konrad Adenauer

Defense Dept. Consultant

Major Error

Dental Hygienist

Ginger Vitis

Dermatologist for Teenagers

Don Pickett

Designer of Casual Clothing Line

Noh Tie, Woo!

Director of Automotive Security

Boris Karlarm

Director, Automotive Recycling Center (aka Junkyard)

Ricardo Dismantleban

Director of The Car Talk Psychic Network

La Toyota Jackson

Director of Catering

Russell Upsumgrub

Director of Cadillac Steering

Toulouse Toutrack

Director of Clandestine Meetings

Ron DesVue

Director of Cold Weather Starting

Martina Neverturnover

Director of Computer Diagnostics

Gus O'Genn

Director of Computer Services

Dot Matrix

Director of Congressional Funding

Fred Knott

Director of Country Music

Stan Beyerman

Director of Delicate Electronics Repair

Anita Hammer

Director of Desert Food Supplies

Sandy Berger

Director of E-mail Responses

Peggy Flaming

Director of Firestone Tire Recalls

Ivana Michelin

Director of Gender Studies

Amanda B. Reckondwyth

Director of Genealogical Research

Manny Cousins

Director of High-Speed Impact Studies

Ricardo Montana-Bahn

Director of Holiday Visits to the In-laws

Don Juan Gogh

Director of Italian Traffic Enforcement

Noah U. Turna

Director of Intensive Care Unit (The Picabo ICU)

Picabo Street

Director of Jamaican Baseball Operations

Reggae Jackson

Director of Japanese Cooling Systems

Emperor Overhito

Director of Latin American Shameless Commerce

Chico Maniorda

Director of Listener Support

Noah Fundrive

Director of Lubrication

Olive Presser

Director of Luxury Car Horns

Toney Blare

Director of Long-Range Strategic Planning

Kay Sera

Director of Medical Research

Placebo Domingo

Director of Monopoly Policy

Juan Moorehouse

Director of New Product Repair

Warren T. Mifutt

Director of Nutritional Supplements

Rose Hips

Director of Pedestrian Operations

Carless Castenada

Director of Photography

Len Scapon

Director of Pollution Control

Maury Missions

Director of Purchasing

Lois Bidder

Director of Red Sox Themed Upholstery

Nomar Car-seat-repairer

Director of Russian Rust Protection

Yevgeny Primercoat

Director of Satisfied Customer Relations

Norma Lee Nunn

Director of Speed Bumps

Slow-Me-Down Milosevic

Director of Sports Information

Linus Scrimmage

Director of Staff Pay Increases

Xavier Breath (assisted by Tony Von Thinkett!)

Director of Standard Time

Red Auerbach

Director of Sycophantic Activities

Eileen Yorway

Director of Unsolicited Advice

H. Ross Peugeot

Director of Upward Mobility in Eastern Europe

Zbigniew Chrysler

Director of Warm-Weather Programming

Sumner Reruns

Divorce Attorney

Carmine Nottyors

Document Security Expert from Jamaica

Euripedes Upmann

East Asian Used Car Expert

Alexander Soldyernissan

Electronics Technician

Sammy Conductor

Elocution Coach

Richard Shun (aka Dick)

Emergency Room Physician

Henrietta Badclam

Emissions Tester

Justin Hale VII (I, II,III, IV, V, VI may they RIP)

Engine Cooling Systems Manager

Jean Claude Air Damme

Evasive Driving Instructor

Vera Bruptly

Executive Washroom Attendant

Eustace Stahl

Exercise Guru

Liza Round

Fact Checker

Ella Fynoe

Fashion Consultant

Natalie Attired

Fashion Improvement Coach

Noah Vale

Financial Forecaster

Lou Gubrious

Fleet Manager

Oscar de la Rental

French Automotive Liaison

Maurice Chevrolet

French Child Care Coordinator

Gerard Diaperdoo

German Interpreter

Axel Hausen

Golf and Wine Correspondent

Litre Vino

Graduation Coordinators

Val and Dick Torian

Grammar Consultant

I.M. Shirley Wright

Head of Division of Threat Assessment

Ewen Whadarmy

Head of Bldgs. & Grounds

Moe D'Lawn

Head of Personal Security

C. Howie Run

Head of Security

Barb Dwyer

Heads of Parts Dept.

Al Lloyd Wheel, Constance Velocity

Head of Used Car Purchasing

Ewell B. Hoffinett

Help Line Coordinator

Kara Lott-Knott

Horsepower Consultant

Mr. Ed

Hospitality Director

Doris Shutt

Inventory Manager

Mandalit Del Bar-Code

Iraqi Sales Director

Aziz Nowarranty

Italian Governess

Donna Day Evvalurn

International Lubrication Experts

C.V. Boutros Boutros Gali and Fidel Castrol

Japanese Chef

Benny Honda

Jazz Music Coordinator

Bertha Deblues

Keeper of Bell Tower

(Hatchback of NotreDame) Quasi Automotive

Latin American Trade Representative

Noah Comprenday

Leader of The Former Peugeot Dealers of America Support Group

Eustace L. Emmons

Libel Defense Director in Tokyo

Sosumi Areti

Leo Tolstoy biographer

Warren Peace

Liaison to the British Isles

Isaiah Oldchap

Liaison Officer to Volvo & Renault

Bjorne Toulouse

Lighting Expert

Shanda Lear

Literary Critics

Ernest & Julio Hemingway

Lottery Ticket Coordinator

Jason Rainbows

Manager of Automotive Accessories

Francis Ford Cupholda

Manager of Car Talk Capital Depreciation Fund

Les Ismore

Manager of Cartalk.Com

Cy Burnett

Manager, Car Talk Listeners Rebate Program

Wendy Pigsfly

Manager, Donkey Based Video Equipment

Cameron Diaz

Manager of Employee Refrigerator

Carmen Dating

Manager of the Weekly Shrimp Buffet

Sheldon Deveigned

Marriage Counselor

Marion Haste

Montana Traffic Law Director

Hugh Jim Bissell

Mortgage Loan Consultant

Nora Lenderbee

Musical Director

Donna E. Mobile

Nutrition Consultants

Eaton Wright and Liven Good

New Truck Reviewer

Zbigniew Rigg

Official Football Widow

Eliza Decouch

On-Air Breath Consultant

Hal Otosis

Official Spokesperson

Lou Scannon

Overseer of Florida Voting Practices

Emmanuel Recount

Parking Attendant

Rick O'Shea

Pedestrian Advocate

Jay Walker

Personal Marriage Coach

Liv Turegretit

Personal Trainer

Jim Shortz


F. Stop Fitzgerald

Poet Laureate

Robert Defrost

Prayer Coach

Denise Hurt

Pre-show Caterers

Giardia Brothers

President, Car Talk Hair Club for Men

Emerson Fittibaldie (he's also a client)

Producer's Office, Furnished by

Rick Kleiner

Proof Reader

Erin Spelling

Proprietor of Car Talk's men clothing store

Euripedes Eumenedes

Pseudonym Consultant

Norm De Plume

Public Opinion Pollster

Paul Murky of Murky Research

Ratings Analysis Specialist

Rita Menweip

Regional Director, Atlanta

Frank Lee Scarlett

Repair Cost Consultant

Bill M. Moore

Russian Chauffeur

Picov Andropov

Safety Officers

Mort & Fay Tality

Sales Director

Aziz Nowarranty

Sales Motivation Coach

Norman Vincent Pealeout

Seat Cushion Tester

Mike Easter

Seating Consultant

Rush Lumbar

Secretary of Pain Relief

Les Aspirin

Secretary of Halogen Headlamps

Made-A-Lane Allbright

Secretary of Photographic Reproduction

Fresh Prince

Self Esteem Coach

Mia Culpa

Senior Citizen Driving Instructor

Tonya Blinkeroff

Sexual Harrassment Intervention Counselor

Pat McCann

Sexual Harrassment Investigator

Hank Panke

Shop Foreman

Luke Bizzy

Short Order Cook

Art Burn

Singing Urologist

Urethra Franklin


Kerry Oki, Victor Yugo

Speech Pathologist

Peter Aftermey

Spiritual Counselor

Miss Dolly Lama

Staff Author

Four-Door Dostoevski

Staff Activities Coordinator

Dewey Hafta

Staff Acupuncturist

O. Howard Hertz

Staff Advisor

Judy Cyde

Staff Bikini Waxer

Harry Mouval

Staff Bodyguard

Liam Malone

Staff Butler, from the Car Talk Bombay Division

Mahatma Coat

Staff Bouncer

Euripedes Ibrakauface

Staff Carburetor Expert

Leslie Stahl

Staff Cardiologist

Angie O'Plasty

Staff Cat Feeder

Ken Opener

Staff Chaplain

Neil Down

Staff Child Seat Tester

Drew Lee Weiner

Staff Chiropractor

Winston Paine

Staff Composers

Gustav Muffler, Bela Cartok

Staff Cooks

Al Dente, Sal Monella

Staff Copy Editor

Adeline Moore

Staff Dietician

Norma Lee Chowen

Staff Disciplinarian

Les Stern

Staff Dramatist

Anton Chokeov

Staff Gastroenterologist

Dr. Louis Stuhls

Staff Geneticist

Dr. Jean Poole

Staff Gossip Columnist.

Bud Inski

Staff Grief Counselor

Ariel Bummerman

Staff Mediator

Sue First

Staff Meteorologist

Gail Storm

Staff Morticians

Barry L. Plotz & Sven Didigo

Staff Nutritionist

Arlene Menu

Staff Oral Historian

Studds Tercel

Staff Physicist

Moe Mentum

Staff Psychologist

Les Moody

Staff Referees

York Hall and Mike Hall

Staff Reporters

Walter Windshield, Walter Crankcase

Staff Snowplow Driver

Frasier Tushov

Staff Tax Preparer

Lionel Little

Staff Urologist

Willa Catheter


Marge Innovera

Suppliers of Insurance to Dewey, Cheetham and Howe

C.F.I. Care

Surgeon General

C. Everett Koop DeVille

Swedish Attorney

Bjorn Liar

Swing Dance Consultant

Antonia Band-Era


Euripedes Imenedes

Tax Consultant

Lou Pole

Telephone Solicitation Response Specialist

Teresa Noboddihoum

Timing Director

Benjamin Not-Yet-You-Yahoo!

Tom's Personal Hygiene Coach

Haseen Benisi

Tom's Personal Matchmaker

Robin D'Craydell

Town Car Rear Seat Passenger

Ralph Oliver

Town Criers

Nina Clark and Alice Well

Transportation Coordinator

Rick Shaw

Travel Agent

Lois Faire

Used Car Salesperson

Sasha Diel