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Tired of selling gag novelties on the street, Daffy tries for the million-dollar reward offered by J.P. Cubish for the first person to make him laugh. But he first has to get past the rich ... See full summary »

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Daffy Duck / Reporter / Butler / J.P. Cubish (voice)
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Tired of selling gag novelties on the street, Daffy tries for the million-dollar reward offered by J.P. Cubish for the first person to make him laugh. But he first has to get past the rich man's haughty butler, and in the process subjects the servant to a Bogart-like grilling. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Trivia

Its release date Saturday, October 30th, 1948, was 10 years (equal a decade) after Orson Welles and other radio members scared numerous listeners of Martians landing on Earth, Sunday, October 30th, 1938. See more »

Quotes

Butler: [answers the door] Yeeeessss?
Daffy Duck: Your troubles are over, Jeeves! Lead me to your stricken master.
Butler: Be gone!
Daffy Duck: Can't go in, huh?
Butler: Eeh, no.
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Connections

Spoofs Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) See more »

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The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money)
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Music by Harry Warren
Played after the radio announcement
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"It's a living"
16 July 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

What I can I say about Daffy Dilly that hasn't been said already? This cartoon is wonderful. The best of the Looney Tunes canon? Probably not. Worth watching? Absolutely! I first became acquainted with Daffy Dilly from watching Daffy Duck's Quackbusters, and even from watching it on television and my Looney Tunes collection, it never gets old. The animation is crisp and colourful, the music is playful and energetic, the dialogue is fresh and irreverent, the sight gags are clever and the ending is a great touch. Daffy is a delight to see and hear, and the butler is a good foil for him. Mel Blanc does a brilliant job with the voice work once again. Overall, wonderful cartoon, well worth seeing for the ending and Daffy. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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