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"Live and Let Drive" is an episode of Phineas and Ferb.

Synopsis

Agent P travels to the glamorous city of Montevillebad to stop Doof from winning the Grand Prix and collecting the prize money. When Doof uses his "I-don't-care-Inator" to sabotage the race and eliminate the competition, including international racing legend of Italian-Scottish-Swiss-Dutch descent Paolo Vanderbeek (Patrick Dempsey), Agent P must take the wheel and go head-to-head with Doof on the racetrack.

Plot

Lawrence Fletcher and Linda Flynn-Fletcher are getting ready to watch the 48th Montevillebad Grand Prix race. The announcers, Adrian, Nigel and Ian, talk about Paolo Vanderbeek, the Scottish-Swiss-Dutch-Italian racer who is the favorite to win, and who is really passionate about racing. Candace is preparing her next busting strategy when she notices her parents watching the race. She decides to join them since Phineas and Ferb are only sitting under the tree. She is bored by it, but then she wonders where...well, you know.

Perry the Platypus wheels into his lair to see Major Monogram in Montevillebad in a pleather jumpsuit. Monogram informs Perry that the line is not secure, so he is sending Perry to Montevillebad in a swanky spy car, a 1963 Olson Martin, which Perry approves. After a wipe, Perry is suddenly in Montevillebad where Monogram tells hims that Doof plans to enter the Grand Prix. Perry pulls up his Olson Martin to a hotel casino, where Doofenshmirtz has won another game of Tic-Tac-Toe against Agent Double 0-0, who then leaves in shame. Eventually, Perry wins the next game.

Meanwhile, Candace is bewildered that her parents are excited even though the race has yet to begin. Unbeknownst to her, Phineas and Ferb have finally figured out what they are going to do today.

Back in Montevillebad, Perry sees Doofenshmirtz on a yacht and takes his Olson Martin into the ocean, where it converts into a scuba suit. He swims up to the yacht and converts the Olson Martin into a handkerchief. Doof recognizes Perry as the platypus from the casino, since he wasn't wearing his fedora. Agent P puts on his fedora, and Doof traps him in tires. Doofenshmirtz brings his yacht to his swanky new evil lair, which he got from an online exchange program. He explains to Perry that he was so impressed by the lair that he even commissioned to revamp his evil jingle.

After the musical number, Doof explains his evil scheme. He says that he plans to enter the Grand Prix to play for his favorite charity...himself, namely his company, Doofenshmirtz Evil Incorporated. He even rebuilt his Boomshlaka 320-I into a race car. To eliminate the competition, he invented the I-Don't-Care-inator to use on Paolo Vanderbeek, known as the "King of Care". Before he leaves, he activates the cliché shark tank in his lair. He then puts on his racing uniform and rides Norm to the racetrack. One of the sharks seems to swallow Perry.

At the race course, Doof zaps Vaderbeek with the inator, causing him to leave the race since he no longer cares about racing or his fans. Elsewhere, Perry escapes from the shark, who is revealed to be with OWCA. With Norm as his pit man, Doof gets into his car, while the announcers have difficulty in pronouncing Doof's name. And the race begins!

Major Monogram instructs Agent P to take Vanderbeek's place and race for him while Carl weakly attempts persuasion to get him racing again. Perry converts the Olson Martin handkerchief into a facsimile of Vanderbeek's mustache and he gets into his car, making the announcers believe Vanderbeek is back in.

Back in the living room, Candace is beginning to warm up to the race, oblivious to the fact that Phineas and Ferb, now joined by Isabella, Buford, and Baljeet, are doing something that involves making a DNA helix rise from a wading pool.

At the Grand Prix, Doof cheats his way to the lead by bumping cars off the tracks, making his car spew out such things as grease, smoke, and everything...and the kitchen sink. The fake Vanderbeek catches up to Doof. Ian is surprised to see such shenanigans on the racetrack. Both Adrian and Nigel note how cartoony the race has become. Doof decides to hit the fake Vanderbeek with his inator once more, but his car skids on some spare parts and he lands in the mud. Perry makes a pit stop to reverse the inator's effects on Vanderbeek. Now that he is passionate about racing and his fans again, Vanderbeek gets back into the race. Back at the mud pit, Norm pushes Doof's car out. Doof attempts to put some tacks on the road, unfortunately, the tacks went out of the wrong end of the car and ended up piercing his own tires. Doof skids off the course and into a mansion's swimming pool. Vanderbeek wins the race.

By this point, Candace now has a bad case of racing fever. It is so bad, she fails to notice Phineas and the gang being swept out of the backyard by a giant foot. She decides to go to the mall and get a pleather jumpsuit.

Doofenshmirtz gets out of the pool and back onto the course just in time to see Vanderbeek in the winner's circle. He curses Vanderbeek, but notices it does not quite have the same ring as cursing Perry. With the race over, Adrian bids farewell to the viewers.

Cast

Songs

Goofs

  • In the establishing shot of the casino, Doof's hands are on the table. However, when it cuts to Doof, his hands are holding up cards.
  • When Doofenshmirtz lands in the pool, the man cleaning the pool says, "Gladys, j'ai une autre." The subtitles reveal that the man said, "Gladys, we have another one," but "j'ai une autre" actually translates to English as "I have another one."

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Media
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Albums: Phineas and FerbPhineas and Ferb Holiday FavoritesPhineas and Ferb: Across the 1st and 2nd DimensionsPhineas and Ferb: Star Wars soundtrack

Disney Parks
Agent P's World Showcase Adventure

Entertainment: Phineas and Ferb's Rockin' Rollin' Dance Party
Firework: Celebrate the Magic Parade: Move It! Shake It! Dance and Play It! Street Party

Characters
Major Characters: Phineas FlynnFerb FletcherCandace FlynnPerryMajor Francis MonogramHeinz DoofenshmirtzLinda Flynn-FletcherLawrence Fletcher

Secondary Characters: Isabella Garcia-ShapiroBaljeet TjinderBuford Van StommJeremy JohnsonCarl KarlStacy HiranoGinger HiranoMillyKatieHollyAdyson SweetwaterGretchenVanessa Doofenshmirtz
Recurring characters: Giant Floating Baby HeadDjango BrownColtraneCharlene DoofenshmirtzRoger DoofenshmirtzVivian Garcia-ShapiroIrvingJenny BrownSuzy JohnsonDannyBobbi FabulousShermanMeapMitchNormClyde FlynnBetty Jo FlynnPinkyAlbertPeterKlimpaloonTalking ZebraMonty MonogramHildegard JohnsonReginald FletcherWinifred FletcherAloyse von Roddenstein
Minor Characters: JerryKhaka Peu PeuThe RegurgitatorBob WebberPrincess BaldegundeMelissaUnnamed Fireside GirlsAgent EBrobotsDrill SergeantBuck BuckersonTiana WebberJack JohnsonMrs. JohnsonWendyEliza FletcherNicoletteMandyThaddeus and ThorMindyAmandaLucy FletcherAdrian FletcherBeppo BrownDr. HiranoAnnabelle JohnsonSaraBrigitte, Josette, and ColletteMishti PatelLiam McCrackenRodrigoMorgGlenda WilkinsDr. GevaarlijkHeinz Doofenshmirtz's motherBlanca DishonProfessor PoofenplotzLyla LolliberryBalloony • Corn Colossus
Guest Characters: Santa ClausKim Possible PinocchioBaby BaboonThor OdinsonSpider-ManHulkIron ManRed SkullNick FuryVenomWhiplashMODOK

Episodes
Season One: "Rollercoaster" • "Candace Loses Her Head" • "The Fast and the Phineas" • "Lawn Gnome Beach Party of Terror" • "The Magnificent Few" • "S'Winter" • "Are You My Mummy?" • "Flop Starz" • "Raging Bully" • "Lights, Candace, Action!" • "Get That Bigfoot Outta My Face!" • "Tree to Get Ready" • "It's About Time!" • "Jerk De Soleil" • "Toy to the World" • "One Good Scare Ought to Do It!" • "A Hard Day's Knight" • "I, Brobot" • "Mom's Birthday" • "Journey to the Center of Candace" • "Run Away Runway" • "I Scream, You Scream" • "It's a Mud, Mud, Mud, Mud World" • "The Ballad of Badbeard" • "Dude, We're Getting the Band Back Together" • "Ready for the Bettys" • "The Flying Fishmonger" • "Phineas and Ferb Get Busted!" • "Greece Lightning" • "Leave the Busting to Us!" • "Crack That Whip" • "The Best Lazy Day Ever" • "Boyfriend From 27,000 B.C." • "Voyage to the Bottom of Buford" • "Put That Putter Away" • "Does This Duckbill Make Me Look Fat?" • "Traffic Cam Caper" • "Bowl-R-Ama Drama" • "The Monster of Phineas-n-Ferbenstein" • "Oil on Candace" • "Unfair Science Fair" • "Unfair Science Fair Redux (Another Story)" • "Out to Launch" • "Got Game?" • "Comet Kermillian" • "Out of Toon" • "Hail Doofania!"

Season Two: "The Lake Nose Monster" • "Interview With a Platypus" • "Tip of the Day" • "Attack of the 50 Foot Sister" • "Backyard Aquarium" • "Day of the Living Gelatin" • "Elementary My Dear Stacy" • "Don't Even Blink" • "Chez Platypus" • "Perry Lays an Egg" • "Gaming the System" • "The Chronicles of Meap" • "Thaddeus and Thor" • "De Plane! De Plane!" • "Let's Take a Quiz" • "At the Car Wash" • "Oh, There You Are, Perry" • "Swiss Family Phineas" • "Hide and Seek" • "That Sinking Feeling" • "The Baljeatles" • "Vanessassary Roughness" • "No More Bunny Business" • "Spa Day" • "Phineas and Ferb's Quantum Boogaloo" • "Phineas and Ferb Musical Cliptastic Countdown" • "Bubble Boys" • "Isabella and the Temple of Sap" • "Cheer Up Candace" • "Fireside Girl Jamboree" • "The Bully Code" • "Finding Mary McGuffin" • "Picture This" • "Nerdy Dancin'" • "What Do It Do?" • "Atlantis" • "Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation!" • "Just Passing Through" • "Candace's Big Day" • "I Was a Middle Aged Robot" • "Suddenly Suzy" • "Undercover Carl" • "Hip Hip Parade" • "Invasion of the Ferb Snatchers" • "Ain't No Kiddie Ride" • "Not Phineas and Ferb" • "Phineas and Ferb-Busters!" • "The Lizard Whisperer" • "Robot Rodeo" • "The Beak" • "She's the Mayor" • "The Lemonade Stand" • "Phineas and Ferb Hawaiian Vacation" • "Summer Belongs to You!" • "Nerds of a Feather" • "Wizard of Odd" • "We Call it Maze" • "Ladies and Gentlemen, Meet Max Modem!" • "The Secret of Success" • "The Doof Side of the Moon" • "Split Personality" • "Brain Drain" • "Rollercoaster: The Musical!" • "Make Play" • "Candace Gets Busted"
Season Three: "The Great Indoors" • "Canderemy" • "Run, Candace, Run" • "Last Train to Bustville" • "Phineas' Birthday Clip-O-Rama!" • "The Belly of the Beast" • "Moon Farm" • "Ask a Foolish Question" • "Misperceived Monotreme" • "Candace Disconnected" • "Magic Carpet Ride" • "Bad Hair Day" • "Meatloaf Surprise" • "Phineas and Ferb Interrupted" • "A Real Boy" • "Mommy Can You Hear Me?" • "Road Trip" • "Tour de Ferb" • "Skiddley Whiffers" • "My Fair Goalie" • "Bullseye!" • "That's the Spirit" • "The Curse of Candace" • "Escape from Phineas Tower" • "Lotsa Latkes" • "Ferb Latin" • "A Phineas and Ferb Family Christmas" • "Tri-Stone Area" • "Doof Dynasty" • "Excaliferb" • "Phineas and Ferb and the Temple of Juatchadoon" • "Monster from the Id" • "Gi-Ants" • "The Remains of the Platypus" • "Mom's in the House" • "Perry the Actorpus" • "Let's Bounce" • "Bully Bromance Break Up" • "Quietest Day Ever" • "Doonkleberry Imperative" • "Meapless in Seattle" • "Delivery of Destiny" • "Buford Confidential" • "The Mom Attractor" • "Cranius Maximus" • "Agent Doof" • "Minor Monogram" • "What a Croc!" • "Sleepwalk Surprise" • "Sci-Fi Pie Fly" • "Sipping with the Enemy" • "Tri-State Treasure: Boot of Secrets" • "Doofapus" • "Norm Unleashed" • "Where's Perry?" • "Ferb TV" • "When Worlds Collide" • "What'd I Miss?" • "Road to Danville" • "This is Your Backstory" • "Blackout!"
Season Four: "For Your Ice Only " • "Happy New Year!" • "Fly On the Wall" • "Bully Bust" • "My Sweet Ride" • "Der Kinderlumper" • "Sidetracked" • "Primal Perry" • "Mind Share" • "Backyard Hodge Podge" • "Bee Day" • "Bee Story" • "Great Balls of Water" • "Where's Pinky?" • "Phineas and Ferb Musical Cliptastic Countdown Hosted by Kelly Osbourne" • "Knot My Problem" • "Just Desserts" • "La Candace-Cabra" • "Happy Birthday, Isabella" • "Love at First Byte" • "One Good Turn" • "Mission Marvel" • "Thanks But No Thanks" • "Troy Story" • "Druselsteinoween" • "Terrifying Tri-State Trilogy of Terror" • "Face Your Fear" • "Cheers for Fears" • "Steampunx" • "Just Our Luck" • "Return Policy" • "Live and Let Drive" • "Phineas and Ferb Save Summer" • "Father's Day" • "Imperfect Storm" • "The Return of the Rogue Rabbit" • "It's No Picnic" • "The Klimpaloon Ultimatum" • "Operation Crumb Cake" • "Mandace" • "Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars" • "Lost in Danville" • "The Inator Method" • "Night of the Living Pharmacists" • "Tales from the Resistance: Back to the 2nd Dimension" • "Doof 101" • "Act Your Age" • "Last Day of Summer" • "O.W.C.A. Files"

Locations
Locations at or near Danville: DanvilleSeattleMr. Slushy FranchiseDoofenshmirtz Evil IncorporatedFlynn-Fletcher HouseAtlantisGoogolplex MallOld Abandoned Amusement Park

Other: AfricaEnglandNew York CityBig BenMarsTokyoLondonChinaIndiaCanadaChileHawaii

Songs
Today is Gonna Be a Great DaySummer Belongs to YouCity of LoveJump Right InLet it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it SnowPerry the Platypus ThemeGitchee Gitchee GooWhere Did We Go Wrong?BustedLittle BrothersWhat'cha Doin?Carpe DiemS.I.M.P. (Squirrels In My Pants)I'm MeRollercoasterCouldn't Kick My Way Into Her HeartThe Ballad of KlimpaloonEvil for Extra CreditBackyard BeachHappy New YearGreat to Be a BabyWhat Might Have BeenSerious FunCurtain Call/Time Spent Together