Bosko is a brave little boxer who battles the champion, Gas House Harry. The enormous brute proves a bit much, even for a plucky underdog.




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Uncredited cast:
Honey (voice) (uncredited)
Bosko (voice) (uncredited)


Honey is thrilled that her plucky little boyfriend is about to challenge the enormous brute, Gas House Harry, in the ring. A radio announcer has some nice things to say about Bosko; but supporters of the champion would probably find the commentary even more encouraging. Gas House Harry, who trains by using an anvil as a punching bag, isn't the champion for nothing. Written by J. Spurlin

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6 February 1932 (USA)  »

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America's in for a rough four years (or four months, or . . .
6 January 2017 | by (The Gutters of Baltimore) – See all my reviews

. . . four weeks, or four days in January, as the case might be), Warner Bros.' uncannily accurate Looney Tunes prognosticators predict in BATTLING BOSKO. Warner's Animated Shorts Seers division always proves particularly adept in being able to warn We Citizens of the Far Future about 21st Century America's upcoming Calamities, Catastrophes, Cataclysms, and Apocalypti. In BATTLING BOSKO, the title character represents our infirm, geriatric White House Resident-Elect (thanks to an "election" rigged by the Commie Russian KGB) Rump. Bosko's supremely confident Big Bruiser opponent--who outweighs the light-weight Emmy-losing Game Show Host prone to choke away all the casinos purchased first with Daddy's dough and then with billions from Russian, Chinese and German loan sharks by at least a factor of ten--has his way with Bosko in the ring (picture Dylan Roof jailed in the same cell with a quartet of urban Gang-Bangers and you'll get the picture). By standing on Bosko's toes, KGB Chief Vlad "Mad Dog" Putin's stand-in during BATTLING BOSKO--"Gashouse Gary"--is able to knock down Bosko's "President" Rump dozens of times in the space of a few seconds, as if he's pummeling a Bobo Doll. This is Warner's way of warning We Future Americans of Rump's KGB Secretary of State Exxon Valdez Tillerson, his KGB Intel Chief (Off-His-Rocker Flynn), his future KGB U.S. Supreme Court, and Putin's KGB picks to permanently ruin the rest of our Hallowed American Institutions. Please keep all this in mind when you sit next to your Red Commie KGB enabling neighbor in church next Sunday!

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