Do You Remember? Turbo Teen

1984

Not only was Brett Matthews a great sports car driver, but he was also a great sports car! Following an accident in which he crashed into a science lab where a top-secret transfer ray was being developed, Brett had the ability to turn himself into a car whenever his body temperature reached a certain level. Brett trusted no one—aside from his girlfriend Pattie, his buddy Alex, and the federal government—with his chrome-plated secret.

Always an altruistic automobile, the Turbo Teen used his powers for good. Most notably, he battled bad guy Dark Rider and his truck, Bigfoot.

Created during the short-lived 3-D resurgence of the early ’80s, some of the Turbo Teen’s segments were aired in 3-D. The show itself lasted about as long as the 3-D revival, closing shop after only 12 episodes.

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Editor-in-Chief Sometimes referred to as the Retro Rambler...I was born in the '70s, grew up in the '80s, and came of age in the '90s. I love to share all the fun stuff from those years via my Retro Ramblings column.

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