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What Price Fleadom (1948)

A dog lives in harmony with Homer the flea. But Homer spots a lady flea on a passing dog, and soon he's being attacked by that dog. And he just can't leave the lady flea alone. Meanwhile, ... See full summary »

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A dog lives in harmony with Homer the flea. But Homer spots a lady flea on a passing dog, and soon he's being attacked by that dog. And he just can't leave the lady flea alone. Meanwhile, his original host finds a goodbye note from Homer and goes looking. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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This short is featured on the 2007 DVD for The Three Musketeers (1948). See more »

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Auld Lang Syne
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Traditional Scottish 17th century music
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One of the most atypical "buddy films" you'll ever see!
24 February 2002 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

This short is a "buddy movie", but these are not your standard buddies. Then again, it's a Tex Avery cartoon, so atypical is probably the norm here anyway. Sight gags all over the place and, as with any Avery, things move quickly. Beware of the edited print shown on Cartoon Network. Fortunately, this is in print. Well worth watching. Recommended.


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