A hungry wolf with ham in the shape of a pig kid stands in for Santa Claus.

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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Pinto Colvig ...
Father Pig (voice) (uncredited)
Kent Rogers ...
Narrator / Junior / Wolf (voice) (uncredited)
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A hungry wolf with ham in the shape of a pig kid stands in for Santa Claus.

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14 August 1943 (USA)  »

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The Smart Little Pig  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The piglet is based on Red Skelton's Mean Widdle Kid. The wolf (especially when he laughs) recalls Harold Peary's radio character, the Great Gildersleeve. See more »

Quotes

Mother: Junior, you got a whipping coming to you.
Junior: [gives mother a gift box] And you got a present coming to you. Merry Christmas, Mommy.
Mother: Oh, Junior. You sweet thing.
[opens present]
Mother: A fur coat!
[puts it on; it has the same tail as the wolf]
Mother: Why, this coat is just what I need.
Wolf: [comes in naked, grabs fur coat] You and me both, sister. He he he he he!
[runs out; door closes, has sign that reads: "Corny ending, isn't it?"]
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Connections

Referenced in Tom and Jerry Meet Sherlock Holmes (2010) See more »

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Rock-a-Bye Baby
Music by Effie I. Canning
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One Ham's Family is another hilarious Tex Avery cartoon short
22 January 2015 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

Even though I was born in the late '60s, I recognized the Jr. pig as the Mean Widdle Kid character of Red Skelton based on what I remember hearing of him on the radio as depicted in a late Our Gang short. This Jr. is the son of the Third Little Pig-the one who made a house of bricks-and his wife. Yes, the Wolf is here, too, in once again trying to terrorize them during the Christmas season. With the parents asleep, the kid is waiting for Santa but guess who arrives. This being a Tex Avery cartoon, I'm sure you won't be surprised to see the mayhem that ensues during most of the short. So on that note, One Ham's Family is highly recommended.


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