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Yankee Doodle Daffy (1943)

Approved | | Animation, Family, Short | 3 July 1943 (USA)
Daffy is an agent representing Sleepy Lagoon trying to sell him to talent scout Porky. Daffy spends a great deal of time and energy explaining and demonstrating what the kid can do, while the kid sits on a couch licking a giant sucker.

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Daffy Duck / Porky Pig / Sleepy Lagoon - Coughing (voice) (uncredited)
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Sleepy Lagoon (singing voice) (uncredited)
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Daffy is an agent representing Sleepy Lagoon trying to sell him to talent scout Porky. Daffy spends a great deal of time and energy explaining and demonstrating what the kid can do, while the kid sits on a couch licking a giant sucker.

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Trivia

Included as a bonus on the 2003 Warner 2 disc DVD set of Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942). See more »

Quotes

Daffy Duck: [singing as he chases Porky] Over hill and over dale we're always on the dusty trail, hunting fox and hunting quail heigh ho I'm a hunting fool, giddy up giddy up giddy up my horse and now your up the final creak, giddy up giddy up giddy up just like the wind I ride my forward steed, sure of foot sure of eye peeling onions makes me cry, this makes no sense so do I,
[shouting]
Daffy Duck: So don't you go and beat me daddy to the nearest bar, yeah!
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Connections

Edited into Sonic Outlaws (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Laugh, Clown, Laugh
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Music by Ted Fio Rito
Lyrics by Sam Lewis and Joe Young
Sung by Daffy Duck (Mel Blanc)
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it sucks to be Porky
21 June 2005 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

One thing that I always say about "Mister Ed", "Bewitched" and "I Dream of Jeannie", is that it sucks to be Wilbur, Darrin and Maj. Nelson, respectively. I say that because these things that they have to experience at the hands of Ed, Samantha and Jeannie, have got to be mind-numbing. In that respect, it sucks to be Porky Pig in "Yankee Doodle Daffy". In this cartoon, Porky is a talent scout to whom Daffy tries to show the skills of his nephew, Sleepy McGoof. Most of the cartoon has Daffy putting on a series of wacky skits, while Sleepy sits there sucking on a lollipops. No matter what Porky does, he can't seem to get away from them.

This one was a little bit more routine than some of the other Looney Tunes cartoons, but it's still worth seeing.


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