Dick Dastardly and Muttley (the villains from the "Wacky Races" cartoon) are flying aces and members of the Vulture Squadron -- a crew of aviators on a mission to stop a homing pigeon named Yankee Doodle Pigeon from delivering messages to the other side. This show was a combination of the Red Baron-era Snoopy, "Wacky Races" and the film "Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines."
The General sends an efficiency expert in order to shape up the Vulture Squadron. Having analysed the results of an attitude test, he recommends Muttley to take command of the squadron.
Klunk is sure his new invention, a flying anvil, will work. Dick Dastardly is flattered - or should I say flattened - by the idea of finally getting Yankee Doodle Pigeon.
Dick Dastardly is fed up with Zilly being a scary cat. So, he calls for a doctor who hypnotizes Zilly. Now Zilly changes into the bravest Vulture Squadron warrior.
Yankee Doodle Pigeon now flies above The Netherlands, of course pursued by the preposterous Vulture Squadron, trying to catch the brave messenger with a windmill plane.
Muttley wants a day off because it's his birthday. Dastardly reminds him the birthday party cannot be held until after they stop the pigeon
Dick Dastardly and the Vulture Squadron try to stop Yankee Doodle Pigeon with a feather-seeking homing missile.
In order to fool Yankee Doodle Pigeon, The Vulture Squadron dresses as birds. A clockmaker mistakes the befeathered Dick Dastardly for his giant cuckoo clock.
High in the sky our gallant courier Yankee Doodle Pigeon now sweeps swiftly trough the canons of the Swiss Alps. Of course, followed by Dastardly and his men who are having their planes rocked.
Yankee Doodle Pigeon now flies bravely across open water carrying top secret messages to ships at sea. The General transfers the Vulture Squadron to sea duty on board a flat deck ferry boat.
Klunk creates a missile that homes in on sneezes.
The General stations the Vulture Squadron on a deserted island.
Dick Dastardly has each of the other pilots in the Vulture Squadron invent their own planes.
Dick Dastardly consults a fortune teller to help him catch Yankee Doodle Pigeon.
The General sends a camouflage expert to help the Vulture Squadron out. These vicious men will certainly stop that pigeon while in disguise.
The General calls to tell Dick Dastardly there'll be no birthday celebrations until they stop Yankee Doodle Pigeon. Dastardly wonders who's birthday it is, and comes to the conclusion it's the General's. He decides to bake him a cake and deliver it to him right after catching the pigeon.
Klunk creates a plane with a spare plane on top for the Vulture Squadron after their repeated crashes.