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A Pest in the House (1947)

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A sleepy man demands total quiet from hotel manager Elmer Fudd, but bellhop Daffy's noisy antics keep prompting the exasperated guest to sock Elmer in the face.

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A sleepy man demands total quiet from hotel manager Elmer Fudd, but bellhop Daffy's noisy antics keep prompting the exasperated guest to sock Elmer in the face.

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Towards the end of the cartoon, when Elmer rings for Daffy, Daffy runs up to the front desk and says, "Yes, sir!" but his lips don't move. See more »

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Daffy Duck: [laughing hysterically] And then... and then... here's the pay off. Oh, it'll kill ya! When the farmer says, "Do you expect to come back here next year?", the salesman said, the salesman says... The salesman answers, he says... Hey, what do you know, I forgot what the salesman did say. Oh, but it was a riot! The funniest thing I've ever heard!
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Wiegenlied, Op. 49, No. 4
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aka "Brahms' Lullaby"
Music by Johannes Brahms
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A Pest in the House is another hilarious Daffy Duck cartoon
30 November 2008 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

With this cartoon the second consecutive Daffy Duck one I've seen in which he's in his prime, I've now completely recovered from the mediocre one he made with Speedy in the '60s I watched before them. He's a bellhop who unwittingly (or maybe not) disturbs a man who just wants quiet while he sleeps but keeps hitting Elmer the manager as a result of the duck's shenanigans! And this guy's room number is 666! LOL! Hilarious from beginning to end, this Chuck Jones entry just kept me guffawing in due time. I especially loved hearing Mel Blanc's singing as both Daffy and a drunk in the next room when they're both warbling! A Pest in the House is well worth the time for anyone who loves classic Looney Tunes. P.S. How surreal was it to hear Arthur Q. Bryan as both Elmer and that man who threatens to "bust you right in the nose!"?


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