Porky Pig's quiet life in his high-rise apartment building is rudely disrupted when an obnoxious mutt sneaks in and refuses to leave.

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Porky Pig / Charlie Dog / Neighbor / Delivery Man (voice)
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Once again, the pushy pooch Charlie Dog tries to get an unwilling Porky Pig to be his master, first by sneaking into the house in a bird cage. Later, Charlie's antics get Porky punched out by the upstairs neighbor. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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The dog's greeting "How do you do?" is a parody of a radio and movie character called "The Mad Russian", played by character actor Bert Gordon. See more »

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Delivery Man: ACME pet store. Your canary, sir.
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Featured in The Bugs Bunny Show: What's Up Dog? (1962) See more »

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Puddin' Head Jones
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Music by Lou Handman
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20 December 2006 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

More of wise guy mutt Charlie Dog trying to get Porky Pig to adopt him, with Porky getting progressively more irritated. "Awful Orphan" isn't much that we wouldn't expect, but always great to see. In my opinion, the best scenes in the Charlie Dog cartoons are what happens after Porky sends him to another part of the world, in this case Siberia (it looks like even the Termite Terrace crowd had to jump on the Cold War bandwagon, if only lightly).

Anyway, it's a nice, funny way to pass time. Life will never get old as long as we have these cartoons. It's a good thing that I'm watching this when I'm old enough to get the jokes (as a six-year-old child, I wouldn't have known about Siberia).


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