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The Great Piggy Bank Robbery (1946)

Approved | | Family, Animation, Short | 20 July 1946 (USA)
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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When the mailman delivers Daffy's mail, one of the letters is addressed to Rod Scribner who was one of the animators on this short. See more »

Quotes

Daffy Duck: [seeing a doormat labeled "Trap Door"] A trap door, no doubt. Very ingenious.
[Steps to one side]
Daffy Duck: Duck Twacy is too smart for a trick like that! I shall ring the bell from here.
[Rings bell with a pointer; ground opens up beneath him and he falls to the basement]
Daffy Duck: Was that trip really necessary?
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[Plays when Daffy comes back to reality and is kissing a pig.]
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Daffy's Hero
27 December 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Daffy causes his own concussion and goes into a dream state where he becomes a famous detective, Duck Twacy. He is in search of a missing piggy bank. In order to solve the crime he must meet up with several arch criminals with weird names (like in the Dick Tracy strip). Of course, this is Bob Clampett and these are Warner Brothers characters. There is lots of hooting and hollering on the part of our inimitable duck. He is obsessed with comic books and can think of nothing else. Like so many of these characters, Bugs, Yosemite Sam, and others, he always seems to land on his feet in the end. Well, not quite in this one.


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