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Bluebeard the killer is at large, and in Porky Pig's home, a crafty mouse disguises himself as Bluebeard to scare Porky into providing him with a generous serving of food. Just as Porky ... See full summary »

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Porky Pig / Mouse / Bluebeard / Workout Host / News Reporter (voice)
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Bluebeard the killer is at large, and in Porky Pig's home, a crafty mouse disguises himself as Bluebeard to scare Porky into providing him with a generous serving of food. Just as Porky realizes the mouse is too tiny to be Bluebeard, the real Bluebeard appears and ties Porky onto a rocket, intending to blast the pig into orbit! But when Bluebeard is distracted by Porky's food and decides to help himself to it, he his challenged by the mouse, who leads him on a chase. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Among the items in the medicine cabinet are Frizby Miniatures (after Friz Freleng), Maltese Minestrone (after Michael Maltese), Ted Pierce's Medicine (after Tedd Pierce), Dr. Foster's Panace (after Warren Foster), and Jones Laxitive (after Chuck Jones). See more »

Quotes

Bluebeard: Who are you?
Mouse: I am your conscience!
Bluebeard: My conscience?
Mouse: Sure, everybody has a conscience inside of them.
Bluebeard: Well, what are you doing *outside*?
[grabs mouse and eats it]
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References Pinocchio (1940) See more »

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Emperor Waltz
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Music by Johann Strauß
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Bluebeard - The Mouse - Is The Best Character
7 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of those cartoons which is much funnier seen than described. It's the little things, the sight gags of the little mouse's face and grin, Porky's reaction to bad things, and a bunch of other details that would make this review too long to describe.

Suffice to say it begins with Porky Pig against "that unsanitary rodent, that lowdown thief" - the mouse - who tries to steal food off of Porky's table in the opening scene, but winds up with Porky up against a 6-feet, 11-inch, 350-pound giant.

While the pig is muttering to himself, the radio says, "Stop! We interrupt this program with a special news bulletin. Bluebeard the killer is at large. Use every precaution to protect yourself."

Back before television, many people had their radios on all day to entertain them with music, humor, sports and all the news bulletins of the day.

Anyway, Porky is petrified. Suddenly he hears a nasty laugh and sees a shadow on the wall of a pirate and big knife. It's only the mouse dressed up as a pirate! Nonetheless, Porky is so dumb he thinks it is the pirate so he feeds him anything he wants....until the radio comes back with a height and weight description of the real Bluebeard, who happens to be under Porky's table. Mayhem ensues!

The best of the three characters is the little mouse, who is one clever little dude. He winds up coming to Porky's rescue in a neat twist. He, and the whole cartoon, can be seen on the Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume Three.


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