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Porky Pig inhabits an igloo in the Arctic, where he beds with a covering a several live, furry polar bears, bathes in a shower whose water instantly freezes into long icicles, and dances in the ice and snow with the native fauna. When a greedy fur trapper named I. Killem arrives to threaten Porky's walrus, bear, and seal friends, Porky acts to repel the trapper by firing a musket which spits out buckshot and explosives. Killem flees in what he thinks is a kayak but is actually a whale. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Drunken Walrus: [after getting riddled with bullets] Heh heh heh! Ya never even touched me
[hiccups, drinks from his beer and it leaks out his bullet holes]
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How Dry I Am
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Sweetness, Humor, Music & Violence All Rolled Into One Porky Pig Cartoon
13 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

How Porky Pig wound up living in an igloo at the North Pole it's not known, but we first find him snoring away in bed, buried under a ton of polar bear skins. It is so cold that his alarm clock has mittens on its hands, a coonskin cap on it's head and it blows on its hands before ringing!

The "skins" wind up being actual Polar Bears and they jump off Porky when the alarm goes off, and head outside, except for a baby bear. Porky goes in to take a "b-b-b-b-b, ah, shower."

Soon, the cartoon turns into a musical under the song "Let's Rub Noses Like the Eskimoses." Well, that's the 1930s for you with corny and funny lyrics and uplifting songs.

Overall, this had a very innocent sweetness to it and a decent share of sight gags about what freezing weather can do and how you can make the best of it.....until a villain shows up: "I Killem, fur trapper." Then it gets violent.

Overall, this is probably appealing more to kids but adults will get more than their share of laughs, too. The violence near the end was shocking in a few spots, and parents might have to explain a few things to their very young kids.


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