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The Great Piggy Bank Robbery (1946)

Approved  |   |  Family, Animation, Short  |  20 July 1946 (USA)
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Daffy Duck has a dream in which he is Duck Twacy, a detective forced to fight an army of grotesque villians.

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Daffy Duck / Duck Twacy / Wolf Man / Rubber Head / Neon Noodle / Pig / 88 Teeth (voice)
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While reading his favorite comic book, Daffy accidentally knocks himself unconscious and dreams he's Duck Twacy, famous detective, trying to solve the case of the missing piggy banks. Taking a streetcar (conducted by Porky Pig, in a non-speaking cameo role) to the gangsters' hideout, he meets up with such grotesque criminals as Pickle Puss, Eighty-Eight Teeth and Neon Noodle. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Der große Sparschwein-Raub  »

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The first cartoon to air on Cartoon Network. See more »

Quotes

Daffy Duck: Hey, Taxi! Taxi!
[a taxi stops]
Daffy Duck: Follow that car!
[the taxi goes off without him]
Daffy Duck: Keeps them on their toes.
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Connections

Spoofed in Tiny Toon Adventures: New Character Day (1991) See more »

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Arkansas Traveler
Music by Sanford Faulkner
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Ducky Twacy investigates
4 October 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Daffy Duck appears in a parody of Dick Tracy in this Warner Brothers short cartoon.

An inventive take as Daffy goes in search of the stolen piggy banks as even keeping them in a safe place is not sufficient.

They get to parody the classic Dick Tracy villains with Flat-head, Pumpkin-head, Double header, 88 Teeth, Batman and the most inventive of all being Rubber-head with his catchphrase of 'I'm going to rub you out' whilst making Daffy literally disappear.

Daffy is excitable, funny, he even bumps into Sherlock Holmes. A parody cartoon at its best.


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