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Happy-Go-Nutty (1944)

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The screwy squirrel escapes from Moron Manor, and is chased by the watch dog.

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Wally Maher ...
Screwy Squirrel (voice) (uncredited)
Dick Nelson ...
Meathead (voice) (uncredited)
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The screwy squirrel escapes from Moron Manor, and is chased by the watch dog.

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Duel dans les bois  »

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Trivia

On April 1st, 1997, Cartoon Network ran this cartoon for twelve hours straight (6 AM to 6 PM) as an April Fool's prank. See more »

Quotes

Screwy Squirrel: [as Meathead chases Screwy, they pass the end title] Say, that was the end of the picture.
[They walk back to the end title card]
Meathead: Yup, that's it all right.
Screwy Squirrel: So long, Meathead.
Meathead: Goodbye.
Screwy Squirrel: Say, what was the idea of chasing me all through the picture?
Meathead: Because you're crazy. You think you're Napoleon, but you ain't. I am!
[Acts crazy]
Screwy Squirrel: You know, I like this ending. It's silly.
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Crazy Credits

Screwy Squirrel and Meathead are chasing when they stop in front of an end title card on a black background, with the words "The End" in green. They realize that it is the end of the picture. They say goodbye to each other and Screwy says "Hey! Before you leave, just what was the idea chasing me over the picture?". Meathead says "Because you're crazy. You take your appointment. But your ace. I'm crazy." Then Meathead begins to "screw" himself and runs from the cartoon breaking the title card. Then the screen zooms in to Screwy, who says "You know, I like this ending. It's silly". Then the cartoon ends and the typical "A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Cartoon" card appears. See more »

Connections

Followed by The Screwy Truant (1945) See more »

Soundtracks

You've Got to See Mamma Every Night (or You Can't See Mamma at All)
Music by Con Conrad
Lyrics by Billy Rose
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Screwball flees the booby hatch!
5 November 2004 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

Happy-Go-Nutty (1944) was another Screwball Squirrel short. This time the Napoleon hat wearing lunatic has escaped from the nut house and is on the lam. Whilst he's hiding fromt he authorities, a dim witted oaf name "Meat-Head" chases the squirrel throughout the "picture". Can Screwball escape the local authorities or will he go back into his padded cell?

A funny follow up in the five animated Screwball Squirrel shorts that were produced from 1944-1946. More of the same (sight gags, word play and a lot of madness) and it's still funny. Too bad the run ended after five episodes but at least Tex Avery ended it before it got stale and watered down.

Highly recommended!

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