Jack Benny's old clunker of a car on The Jack Benny Program. Benny was too cheap to get it fixed, too frugal to (no!) get a new car, so whenever Rochester, his manservant, fired it up, it would be a set-piece on the show, with Mel Blanc handling the assorted noises of a car on the last legs of its nasty and brutish existence.

Maxwell-Chalmers was a marriage of two early US auto manufacturers; they became Chrysler (named for its CEO) in 1925.

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