Porky Pig owns a fish store and goes out to lunch. After a cat is not having much success with a mouse, he goes into the fish store when Porky is away. When the cat thinks he has the good ...
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Porky Pig owns a fish store and goes out to lunch. After a cat is not having much success with a mouse, he goes into the fish store when Porky is away. When the cat thinks he has the good appetite, the fish go to war against him and drive him out of the store. He is then freaked out by the mouse and shrinks as the mouse grows. Written by
Russell Christiansen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Well animated and fun to watch, though a case of too many puns and not enough Porky
The Looney Tunes cartoons are the sort that you love as a child and still love an adult, perhaps even more so when you understand what may have gone over your head as a kid(think Foghorn Leghorn and particularly Pepe LePew). There were some misses in the late 50s and through to the 60s, but when they were at their best they were classics and among the best cartoons ever made. Porky's Poor Fish is not one of the cartoons that comes across as a classic, but it is a good one and entertaining. It is beautifully drawn in crisp black and white with detailed backgrounds and quite cute character designs, and it fits the gags very well. The music, always a high point with Looney Tunes, helps give Porky's Poor Fish its energy, as always with Carl Stalling it is very well orchestration and has great character to it. The puns are somewhat corny in an endearing way and are funny, though there are a few instances where it felt like there were too many of them. The dialogue is fresh and witty as you'd expect. There are also a couple of gags that felt rushed and not very memorable, but most of them are cleverly timed and make for great entertainment value, the ending was very nice. Porky is underused here and it is one of his blander solo outings, he's always comes across as being better with somebody with a stronger personality(especially Daffy) which makes for a great dynamic. The cat takes the laughs well though and you do feel some sympathy for him, while the fish are very colourful and work with the cat very amusingly. Mel Blanc can do no wrong with the voices, he is a huge part of the Looney Tunes cartoons' success, few other voice actors can do multiple characters in one cartoon and pull them off as seamlessly as Blanc, and never disappoints. In conclusion, well-animated and entertaining with good gags and dialogue but less puns, though they were fun, and more Porky might have helped it a little bit more. A solid 7/10 for now. Bethany Cox
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