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The Great Piggy Bank Robbery (1946)

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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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"Flat Top" is the only actual Dick Tracy villain depicted in the cartoon, but he is never explicitly named or labeled. He is shown launching miniature fighter planes of the top of his head (get it?). See more »

Quotes

[Duck Twacy follows a trail of footprints to a mouse hole]
Daffy Duck: Aha! It's Mouseman! Come on out, you rat! Come on out!
[a huge Mouseman appears]
Daffy Duck: [Gulp] G-go back in again.
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References Thugs with Dirty Mugs (1939) See more »

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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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