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Egghead Rides Again (1937)

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City dweller Egghead dreams of being a cowboy, but his bouncing around gets him kicked out of his boarding house. He sees an ad for a ranch looking for a cowboy and applies. His tryout ... See full summary »

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Uncredited cast:
Tex Avery ...
Red (voice) (uncredited)
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Egghead (voice) (uncredited)
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Boarding Room Clerk / Egghead (voice) (uncredited)
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City dweller Egghead dreams of being a cowboy, but his bouncing around gets him kicked out of his boarding house. He sees an ad for a ranch looking for a cowboy and applies. His tryout includes tests of marksmanship and use of a branding iron, but most of it consist of chasing down and roping a troublesome little calf. He passes the test, but the job isn't exactly what he dreamed of. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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29 November 1937 (USA)  »

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Either on or by this cartoon (it's impossible to tell for sure due to Blue Ribbon re-issues), the Warner Bros. shield is now making its famous zooming-in sound, a steel guitar glissando effect created by Treg Brown. Also, the end of the cartoon's music no longer bleeds into the closing; instead, a closing theme is used (for Merrie Melodies, it's a shortened version of the opening theme; for Looney Tunes, it's a remix).

"Porky's Badtime Story", the cartoon that follows this one, is the first Looney Tunes cartoon with these changes. See more »

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Referenced in Frasier: Breaking the Ice (1995) See more »

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In the Stirrups
(1935) (uncredited)
Music by J.S. Zamecnik
Played when Egghead chases the calf round and round after descending the stairs
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Not Hilarious, But Has Some Charm
11 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was the first of a handful of cartoons featuring "Egghead," a Looney Tunes character that never really caught on. Egghead is tossed out of his big-city apartment for creating too much noise, riding a pogo-stick and pretending he's a cowboy. When he's thrown out on his ear, a newspaper is next to his prone body and he sees an advertisement for a "Good cow puncher - Bar None Ranch, Wahoo, Wyoming."

He writes the letter and it arrives via Pony Express. When the cowboys open the thin letter, out pops Egghead (huh?). The cowboys then test him in a few things to see if he can qualify for the job.

Overall, despite the fact the main character (Egghead) has an irritating voice and many of the jokes are a bit lame, there was something charming and amusing about the whole thing, enough to recommend watching this. Apparently, Egghead was a forerunner for Elmer Fudd, with the latter doing a lot better in popularity.


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