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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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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Grandpa Hawk: You'll probably hate me for what I'm gonna do, but after all, I am a chicken hawk.
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William Tell Overture
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Music by Gioachino Rossini
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I Never Get Tired of These
22 February 2004 | by (St. Louis, MO) – See all my reviews

Foghorn Leghorn was on of the lesser stars at Warner Bros., but he was still one of the biggest cartoon stars from the mid '40's for the next 20 years. In this, his third short, once again Henery Hawk can't get it straight on what a chicken is supposed to look like, and anyone who has seen one of these classic Robert McKimson Fogorn/Henery cartoons knows the drill, and the gags in this one are very much par for the course. Also included is the Barnyard Dog, while not indispensable to this particular series, added a lot to them with his gruff matter-of-fact attitude. Besides, he was the only one who never failed to see Foghorn for what he really was, a loudmouth shnook.


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