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Daffy Duck & Egghead (1938)

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A very early appearance of a barely recognisable Daffy Duck, seen here tormenting Egghead, a prototype Elmer Fudd who is just as unsuccessful with ducks as he was later to be with a certain... See full summary »

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Daffy Duck / Turtle Referee / Nut House Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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Egghead (voice) (uncredited)
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A very early appearance of a barely recognisable Daffy Duck, seen here tormenting Egghead, a prototype Elmer Fudd who is just as unsuccessful with ducks as he was later to be with a certain wascally wabbit. Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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1 January 1938 (USA)  »

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Daffy et l'apprenti chasseur  »

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This is the only cartoon in which Egghead is not depicted as his traditional self, in a green suit and derby. In this film, he wears a brown hunting suit and cap, has dark hair, and carries a Savage .99 rifle. See more »

Quotes

Daffy Duck: Ain't I some cutie? I think I'll do it again.
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Connections

Referenced in Eretz Nehederet: Episode #11.7 (2014) See more »

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The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down
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Written by Dave Franklin and Cliff Friend
Performed by Daffy Duck (Mel Blanc)
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Two early appearances of well-known characters
22 February 2002 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

This short features a very early version of Daffy Duck (call it Daffy 1.0) and also Egghead, who would evolve into Elmer Fudd a bit later on. This features one of the zaniest duels of all time! The turtle almost steals the show here! Typical Tex Avery sight gags. A bit more talky than the aerage Avery short, but very good. Well worth seeing. Recommended.


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