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Porky Chops (1949)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Family, Comedy  |  12 February 1949 (USA)
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Lumber jack Porky Pig intrudes upon the peace of a hipster squirrel vacationing in the Northwoods by trying to chop down the squirrel's tree. The squirrel retaliates by enclosing the base ... See full summary »

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Lumber jack Porky Pig intrudes upon the peace of a hipster squirrel vacationing in the Northwoods by trying to chop down the squirrel's tree. The squirrel retaliates by enclosing the base of his tree with steel so that Porky's axes cannot penetrate. The ensuing conflict between Porky and the squirrel awakens an angry bear. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Squirrel's zoot-suit chain disappears and reappears between shots. See more »

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Featured in Behind the Tunes: Blanc Expressions (2003) See more »

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Home on the Range
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Odd and unfunny
26 February 2004 | by (Fargo, North Dakota) – See all my reviews

I don't understand this cartoon at all. Essentially, Porky is the villain, trying to chop down a tree in which a vaguely Bugs Bunny-esque squirrel makes his home. Our villain is a much-beloved regular character, and our hero is a generic wiseacre squirrel that we've never seen before. It's almost as if they were originally going to use Bugs, but decided he was too big to live in a tree, so they used Porky in the other role just to have a "star" in the picture. Also, most of the gags just plain aren't funny. The cartoon just kind of sits there until it's over, and then you forget about it. How this was chosen for the first Looney Toons DVD set over classics like Book Revue and the Great Piggy Bank Robbery, I'll never know.


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