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The Foghorn Leghorn (1948)

Little Henery the Chicken Hawk wants to prove he's big enough to hunt chickens, but he doesn't know what a chicken is. He labels Foghorn Leghorn a loud-mouthed shnook and dismisses him, ... See full summary »

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Foghorn Leghorn / Barnyard Dawg / Henery Hawk / Grandpa Hawk (voice)
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Little Henery the Chicken Hawk wants to prove he's big enough to hunt chickens, but he doesn't know what a chicken is. He labels Foghorn Leghorn a loud-mouthed shnook and dismisses him, prompting Foggy to indignantly try to prove he's a chicken and therefore fit to be Henery's prey. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Rootin' Tootin' Rooster  »

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Foghorn Leghorn's accent and style are based on the long-running radio character Senator Claghorn (who appeared in It's a Joke, Son! (1947) voiced by radio comedian Kenny Delmar. See more »

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Foghorn Leghorn: Looky here, son, I'm no loud-mouthed schnook.
[Hits dog as he talks]
Foghorn Leghorn: This is a dog, not a chicken. Chicken's don't look like dogs. Who told you this was a chicken, son? Nice boy, but doesn't listen to a thing you say. You got a bum steer, son. I'm a chicken, not a schnook. You're wrong, son.
Barnyard Dawg: [Kicks Foghorn] Schnook!
Henery Hawk: Schnook.
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Featured in Behind the Tunes: Southern Pride Chicken (2003) See more »

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Chicken Reel
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McKimson should have stuck to these Foghorn films ONLY
2 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Little chikenhawk Henery longs to proves to his grandfather that he's old enough to catch chickens. Foghorn Leghorn just so happens to be a chicken but Henery thinks he's just a schnook on account of his hear his pop call him that. The cartoon is hilarious and if Robert McKimson just stayed with making Foghorn shorts, and never EVER made a Bugs Bunny cartoon then I would have no beef with the guy at all. This animated short can be found on disc 4 of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume 1 and features an optional commentary by Micheal Barrier.

My Grade: A+


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