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Daffy, the "little black duck", falls from the sky onto Elmer Fudd's farm, and rather than be shot, he begs Elmer to accept him as a personal slave. After torturing Elmer with his type of kindness, slave Daffy puts a whip in Elmer's hands, then instantly dresses like Abraham Lincoln to scold Elmer for "whipping slaves". Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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This short is very rarely available due to the numerous references to African-American slavery. See more »

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Edited into Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales (1982) See more »

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Wise Quackers is one hilarious Daffy Duck cartoon
30 November 2008 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

After watching a not-so-funny Daffy Duck in A Squeak at the Wheel, it's great to watch him in his prime in Friz Freleng's Wise Quackers. After Daffy crash lands in Elmer Fudd's field, the duck asks for his life spared in order to serve as his slave. With Elmer agreeing, Daffy ruins every attempt which should come as no surprise to anyone who knows him. Especially hilarious is his attempt to keep Fudd from being "poisoned" by eating all the food himself! As hilarious as this short is, some modern viewers might be a little disturbed by some of the stereotypical dialects Daffy uses especially of the Stepin Fetchit variety. To those viewers, the final gag should tell you which side of the slave issue this short is on...


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