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A Fractured Leghorn (1950)

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Foghorn Leghorn and a cat fight over a worm. The cat wants the worm as bait for a fish, while Foghorn just wants the worm for a quick snack.

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Foghorn Leghorn and a cat fight over a worm. The cat wants the worm as bait for a fish, while Foghorn just wants the worm for a quick snack.

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This is one of the few cartoons where Foghorn Leghorn is not put at odds with either Henery Hawk, the Weasel or even his archenemy, the Barnyard Dog. See more »

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Foghorn Leghorn: What's the big... I say, what's the big idea chasin' my worm? You're a cat, son. Cat's don't eat worms. You're takin' the food right outta my mouth! I don't go around chasin' mice!
[knocks the cat down]
Foghorn Leghorn: Stand up boy, you're trippin' over your own feet. Now you stay away from worms and I'll stay away from mice. That's fair and square, and if you'd stop all your arguin' and jawin', you'd see my side of it!
[pushes the cat up a ladder]
Foghorn Leghorn: Yap-yap-yap, keep that mouth flappin' and do no listenin'.
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By a Waterfall
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Music by Sammy Fain
Played at the beginning when the cat is fishing
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I don't think that George Washington ever really chopped down a cherry tree
9 July 2008 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

I remember how, when I was young and watched Robert McKimson's Foghorn Leghorn short "A Fractured Leghorn", I heard Foggy ask the anonymous cat "Who do you think you are?! George Washington?!". I of course didn't understand, as I had never heard the story about our first president chopping down a cherry tree and confessing. Of course, I suspect that it was a made-up story, part of our national myth. Analogies include stories in the Soviet Union about some glorious peasant rebelling against the landowners and often getting martyred.

But anyway, this is a pretty funny cartoon. As always, FL spends much of the time talking (as many southerners would do), until finally the cat has a statement of his own; since that was his only line, I would call him a feline version of Bill O'Reilly.

All in all, an entertaining one. Foghorn, I say Foghorn Leghorn is definitely an admirable character. Likable, that is.


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