A live-action short, using many avant-garde film techniques, that looks at American car culture in the late 1960s. The main section deals with the many trials and obstacles a teenager must face on the path to being able to drive. Surviving the driver's education class is only the first step, as the teenager must then pass his driving test, and then finally get permission to borrow the family car.
- Although originally written for TV, "Dad... Can I Borrow the Car" was a theatrical release and did not air on TV until a 1972 episode of The Wonderful World of Disney.
- This movie is often shown as part of driver education courses.
- Kurt Russell as Narrator
- Spencer Quinn
- Jesse White
- Pete Renoudet
- June Foray as Various Characters
- Larry Gloege