Abandoned in the country by his old master, Charlie Dog tries to force himself upon farmer Porky Pig, playing upon his sympathies with a histrionic rendition of the horrors of big-city life.

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Porky / Charlie Dog / Charlie Dog's Master / Various Other Dogs (voice)
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Abandoned in the country by his old master, Charlie Dog tries to force himself upon farmer Porky Pig, playing upon his sympathies with a histrionic rendition of the horrors of big-city life.

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[Porky doubts Charlie is a Labrador retriever]
Charlie Dog: If you doubt my word, get me a labrador and I'll retrieve it for you. That sounds fair, doesn't it?
Porky: A labrador? Why, sure, I, I...
Charlie Dog: Have ya got a labrador?
Porky: N-no.
Charlie Dog: Know where ya can get a labrador?
Porky: N-no.
Charlie Dog: Then shut up!
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Rock-a-Bye Baby
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Music by Effie I. Canning
Sung by Porky as "Rock-a-Bye Doggy"
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"W-why, you poor unsanitary old underprivileged m-mongrel, you."
7 September 2015 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Very funny Looney Tunes cartoon starring Porky Pig and Charlie Dog. Charlie's master takes him out into the country and abandons him. He searches for a new owner and thinks he's found one in farmer Porky. Charlie's the whole show here as Porky tries to rid himself of the annoying dog, who tries one tactic after another to stay. The scene where Charlie plays on Porky's sympathies by telling him of his fragile health and the horrors of the city is a classic. The animation, music, and colors are great. The jokes are terrific and both main characters are likable. It's a wonderful cartoon that's sheer fun from start to finish. Love that ending!


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