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Cars Toons
Genre Miniseries
Created by John Lasseter
Developed by Disney·Pixar
Directed by John Lasseter
Rob Gibbs
Victor Navone
Starring Larry the Cable Guy
Keith Ferguson
Theme music composer Mark Mothersbaugh
Opening theme Cars Toon Theme Song
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons Mater's Tall Tales: 3 Tales from Radiator Springs: 1
No. of episodes Mater's Tall Tales: 11 Tales from Radiator Springs: 3
Executive producer(s) Lee Unkrich
Producer(s) Kori Rae
Editor(s) Roy E. Disney (Season 1 and first episode of Season 2 only)
Running time 2-3 mins (except "Tokyo Mater": 7 mins, "Air Mater": 5 mins, and "Time Travel Mater": 6 minutes, 23 seconds)
Production company(s) Pixar
Distributor Disney-ABC Domestic Television
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audio format Dolby Digital 5.1
First shown in United States
Original release 27 October 2008 (2008-10-27) – present

Cars Toons: Mater's Tall Tales is an American animated short television series by Pixar, featuring the characters Mater and Lightning McQueen from the movie Cars. The series' first broadcast was on October 27, 2008, on Toon Disney, Disney Channel and ABC Family. The show was then moved to Disney Junior in 14 February 2011.



# Title Original Premiere date Original Channel/Medium
1 "Rescue Squad Mater" 27 October 2008 (2008-10-27) Toon Disney
2 "Mater the Greater" 28 October 2008 (2008-10-28) Toon Disney
3 "El Materdor" 29 October 2008 (2008-10-29) Toon Disney
4 "Tokyo Mater" 12 December 2008 (2008-12-12) Theatrically with Bolt
5 "(U.F.M.) Unidentified Flying Mater" 20 November 2009 (2009-11-20) Disney Channel
6 "Monster Truck Mater" 30 July 2010 (2010-07-30) Disney Channel
7 "Heavy Metal Mater" 8 October 2010 (2010-10-08) Disney Channel
8 "Moon Mater" 2 November 2010 Mater's Tall Tales DVD/Blu-ray
9 "Mater Private Eye" 2 November 2010 Mater's Tall Tales DVD/Blu-ray
10 "Air Mater" 1 November 2011 (2011-11-01) Cars 2 DVD/Blu-ray
11 "Time Travel Mater" 5 June 2012 (2012-06-05) Disney Channel

Video game

A video game based on the show was released on 19 October 2010 for the Wii.

See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Cars Toons para niños

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