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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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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

Egghead: That duck's crazy.
Daffy Duck: You're telling me?
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Connections

References Porky's Duck Hunt (1937) See more »

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Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush
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Variation played when Daffy and Egghead pop out of the shells
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He's CrazY!
4 November 2002 | by (Your Critic of Critics) – See all my reviews

Directed by Tex Avery this is an early Looney Tunes cartoon which features a lot of hilarious Avery trademark gags. And stars Daffy Duck and The Pre-pubescent Elmer Fudd. It's a great cartoon with the Looney/Cock-eyed first draft Daffy Duck.

3(***)out of 4(****)stars


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