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A Bear for Punishment (1951)

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It's Father's Day, and Junyer and Ma have a bunch of big surprises in store for good ol' Pa, including a pipe filled with gunpowder. To top it off, there's a gala Father's Day pageant, and ... See full summary »

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Ma Bear (voice) (uncredited)
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Pa Bear (voice) (uncredited)
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Junyer Bear (voice) (uncredited)
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It's Father's Day, and Junyer and Ma have a bunch of big surprises in store for good ol' Pa, including a pipe filled with gunpowder. To top it off, there's a gala Father's Day pageant, and Pa sits cringing through Junyer's recitation and aghast at Ma's tap-dancing rendition of "I'm Just Wild About Father." Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Despite the standard practice of always having his name appear in the credits, Mel Blanc does not actually voice any characters in this cartoon. See more »

Quotes

Ma Bear: Oh, who's your best friend? It's father! / 'Cause father is your best friend / And who's your best friend, to the very end? / Nobody else but Pa! / He is the only friend bestest / Nor south and east and westest / Who is your best friend? Father! / 'Cause father is all right / Morning, noon, and night / Pa! Pa! Pa!
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Follows What's Brewin', Bruin? (1948) See more »

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That Wonderful Mother of Mine
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Music by Walter Goodwin
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This is one of the funniest cartoons I have seen in my life!

This cartoon is absolutely delightful! While not the best series of cartoons Warner Brothers did, it was quite often effective. I rarely have much sympathy for Pa Bear, but here my heart goes out to him. This has got to be the most nightmarish Father's Day on record! The number of memorable scenes is quite high, but my favorite has to be whe Junyer fills Pa's pipe for him! Second has to be when Junyer shaves Pa! This is just wonderful. Cartoon Network runs this one fairly often. Most recommended. From the top of the key, he shoots and nothing but net at the buzzer!


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