Video of the Week: Rodney Dangerfield's Guide to Auto Repair

Tim Healey
by Tim Healey

video of the week rodney dangerfield s guide to auto repair

Reading about yet another yahoo automotive technician destroying a sports car on a joyride today, I was reminded of this classic.


Spend a few minutes this afternoon laughing along with the late, great Rodney Dangerfield, Bubba Smith, Morgan Fairchild, and former NFL'er Dick Butkus. My Chicago bias is showing here but may I point out that Butkus, if you're wondering what he's up to these days, is a fun follow on Twitter.

Speaking of fun, have a laugh or two. Make sure your favorite mechanic sees this.

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  • Ajla Ajla on Jan 11, 2023

    1985. Most of you guys were just starting graduate school back then.

    • Tassos Tassos on Jan 11, 2023


      You don't say. I know a certain somebody who was already, in 1985, at 31 years of age, already three years a tenure-track ENgineering Professor in the nation's top (according to a 2022 ranking) public University, and just reappointed with flying colors. Keep your day job, gambling was not meant for you. BTW, I doubt most here ever SAW, much less attended, any Grad School, even at your alma mater, Tin Roof University.


  • SCE to AUX SCE to AUX on Jan 11, 2023

    As with Office Space, that Dangerfield piece is more documentary than comedy.

  • Wolfwagen Wolfwagen on Jan 11, 2023

    (In a Homer Simpson voice)

    Mmmmmm Morgan Fairchild (drool)

  • ToolGuy ToolGuy on Jan 11, 2023

    It occurs to me that the automotive repair I did this week would have gone much more quickly if I were working on that Nova.

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