Sherman travels to early Greece and hobnob with Agamemnon using the WABAC
It's probably best not to think about these things too hard--which is just as well, since the narrative's time-travel element allows for plenty of fluffy, fleet-footed action, particularly when contrived circumstances lead to Sherman and Penny (Ariel Winter), a classroom bully on whom the boy nurses a poorly disguised crush, taking the WABAC
out for an unsupervised spin.
Using his most ingenious invention, the WABAC
machine, Mr Peabody and his adopted human son Sherman hurtle back in time to experience world-changing events first-hand.
Sherman shows Penny the WABAC
(pronounced "wayback") machine and, before you know it, the pair are off.
Peabody, the world's most intelligent dog, and Sherman, his adopted pet boy, hopping into the WABAC
machine to travel through time, saving famous figures from themselves and making sure the history of the world happens as it's supposed to.
One pastor from Wabac
took a sectionalistic stance: "Who let the Baptist Congress into Virginia and what made him do it?
He is also the inventor of the WABAC (as in way-back) time machine, in which he and his boy Sherman (Max Charles) travel back to meet the likes of Marie Antoinette, Leonardo da Vinci (Stanley Tucci), Mona Lisa (Lake Bell), Albert Einstein (Mel Brooks), Agamemnon (Patrick Warburton) and Gandhi.
Sherman and Penny play with the WABAC machine, and Penny gets stuck in ancient Egypt.
Peabody's greatest invention is his amazing time machine, The WABAC. The adventure begins when the mischievous Sherman takes his friend Penny for a trip through history in the WABAC, without his father's permission.
"The movie pays loving homage to the show," says Alex Schwartz, "including the WABAC, and Peabody's wonderful puns, which are woven throughout the movie.
Climb into your WABAC
machine and set the dials for the mid-1990s.