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Yankee Doodle Daffy (1943)

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Daffy is an agent representing Sleepy LaGoof 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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Storyline

Daffy is an agent representing Sleepy LaGoof 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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3 July 1943 (USA)  »

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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: Yes, sir. Daffy Duck, personal representative of the biggest discovery since the Sweater girl. He's colossal! Stupendous! One might even go so far as to say... he's mediocre. I give you that paragon of pep and personality, Sleepy Lagoof!
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Featured in Behind the Tunes: Animal Quackers (2003) See more »

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Frat
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Music by John F. Barth
Performed by Daffy Duck on the banjo
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Why Yankee Doodle?
24 April 2002 | by (Arlington, Virginia) – See all my reviews

This is definitely one of Daffy Duck's best. However, I wonder why the term "Yankee Doodle" was used in the title. The cartoon was released during WWII, and Yankee Doodle was used in the title of a number of cartoons at that time, e.g., Tom and Jerry's _Yankee Doodle Mouse, The (1943)_ (qv). With that term as part of the title, one could expect to see soldiers; airplanes; military maneuvers; the bashing of Hitler, Mussolini, Hirohito, or Tojo; or at least something related to the war in some way. This cartoon has nothing remotely related to WWII. Perhaps 'Friz Freleng' (qv) figured it wouldn't matter to his audience.


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