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All a Bir-r-r-rd (1950)

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Sylvester Cat, Tweety Bird, and a bulldog are passengers on a train. Sylvester's attempts to catch Tweety are thwarted by the bulldog and a conscientious conductor.

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Sylvester Cat, Tweety Bird, and a bulldog are passengers on a train. Sylvester's attempts to catch Tweety are thwarted by the bulldog and a conscientious conductor. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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The title is a parody of the classic announcement made by the train conductor just before the train starts to pull out of the station: All aboard!!! See more »

Goofs

The baggage car, in which Sylvester and Tweety are riding, changes postions during the ride. In closeups, it will be either 3rd, 4th, or 5th behind the engine. In long shots, it's not there at all. Only coach cars are seen. See more »

Quotes

Tweety Bird: [singing and swinging in his cage] I'm a tweet wittle birdie in a guilded cage/ Tweety's my name, but I don't know my age/ I don't have to worry and that is that/ I'm safe in there from that ole puddy tat.
[stops singing and swinging and sees Sylvester]
Tweety Bird: I tawt I taw a puddy tat.
[looks again]
Tweety Bird: I did! I did! I did taw a puddy tat.
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Edited into The Bugs Bunny Mystery Special (1980) See more »

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Tweety's My Name
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Sung by Tweety
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Great Visuals Plus A Funny Story
14 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Tweety is sent in his cage on a train by his old-lady owner. In the same baggage car, also in a cage, is Sylvester.

In no time, Sylvester has grabbed Tweety but a trainman comes back and slaps the "sneakin' feline," as he calls him, back in his cage. He puts Tweety "in a safer place," up high and tells the cat, "Now, remember: no tricks!" Sylvester puts his halo on and looks innocent. Yeah, right.

I found the funniest stuff, however, didn't involve Sylvester versus Tweety but the "viscious dog" that is in another cage next to Sylvester. The cat gets mouthy with him, and pays a big price in an extremely funny manner. Sylvester just doesn't learn, but that's one reason we love him! (I know a number of IMDb reviewers don't like Tweety but I like both main characters - they both crack me up!)

Also, the train, and the passing scenery, is beautifully illustrated in here - really nice visuals.


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