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Draftee Daffy (1945)

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Daffy Duck is desperate to elude the draft board respresentative bearing his conscription order.

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Daffy's flag-waving patriotic fervor is stopped cold when he gets an unexpected visit from the little man from the Draft Board. The duck's frenzied attempts to escape from or eliminate his egg-headed nemesis culminate in a rocket ride which, instead of taking him to the heavens, sends him to the other place. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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The "Little Man From the Draft Board" was based upon the famous radio character of Mr. Peavey, a supporting character on "The Great Gildersleeve" played by 'Richard LeGrand (I)'. His famous catchphrase was, "I wouldn't say that." See more »

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The Little Man from the Draft Board: What's all the hub-bub, bub?
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Referenced in Family Guy: When You Wish Upon a Weinstein (2003) See more »

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It Had to Be You
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Music by Isham Jones
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
Sung by Daffy Duck as "It Had to Be Me"
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Daffy the chicken hawk
16 April 2007 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Anyone who's seen enough Daffy Duck cartoons should know that he's...well, daft. In "Draftee Daffy", he maintains that personality, only it's now like he's on steroids. In this case, he's a super-patriot until the government tries to draft him into the army. Maybe it's just me, but this reminds me of the average chicken hawk (a politician who never fought in a war - and most likely never even got drafted - but sends people to fight in wars; sound familiar?).

But that's just a side note. This is a really hilarious cartoon, and the beginning of Daffy developing his greedy side. Included in "Bugs and Daffy: The Wartime Cartoons".


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