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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Follows Little Orphan Airedale (1947) See more »

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Puddin' Head Jones
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Music by Lou Handman
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Awful Orphan is a really funny Porky Pig-Charlie Dog cartoon
8 January 2008 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

This is one of several cartoons starring Porky Pig and directed by Chuck Jones that also stars Charlie Dog who is always trying to get Porky to accept him as a pet with the pig always refusing. Love hearing Mel Blanc give Porky a really evil laugh whenever he tries to get rid of Charlie. Also love many of the disguises of Charlie and one of Porky. But Charlie always comes back, more obnoxious than ever! Plenty of hilarious visual gags and the turnaround at the end was really funny. Writer Michael Maltese really outdid himself this time. This is on disc 3 of The Looney Tunes Golden Collection, Vol. 1. Well worth seeing for animation fans especially the Warner Bros. kind.


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