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

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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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24 June 1944 (USA)  »

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A schtarbé, schtarbé et demi  »

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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: You know, those guys in there think I'm crazy. And I am, too!
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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 »

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Follows Screwball Squirrel (1944) See more »

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I'm Sitting On Top Of the World
Music by Ray Henderson
Lyrics by Sam Lewis and Joe Young
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Screwball Squirrel is an acquired taste
28 January 2002 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

The Screwball Squirrel cartoons are vintage Tex Avery revved up by a factor of ten. As opposed to Droopy, Avery's best known creation (he was one of several to create Bugs Bunny) Screwy is NOT quiet or calm in any way. Tex Avery stretched the envelope in most cartoons, but with these he tried his best to break it wide open, which I suspect is why he only made five shorts with him. This one is excellent and is full of Avery touches. Well worth watching. Recommended.


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