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"But wait. Maybe we don't want to hear Paul Newman's voice coming out of a car."
Yeah, the movie didn't really work for me either. But I applaud the film-makers' obvious love for Route 66.

Even in the closing credits, Pixar included a list of Route 66 businesses that had inspired them. And Salon's reviewer also points out that the voice of the small-town sheriff in Radiator Springs was provided by the author of a book about Route 66.

The closing credits also included Pixar's traditional list of "production babies".