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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 »

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Junyer Bear: Ma, Pa won't talk to me. I nudged him, and I nudged him, but he's awfully still.
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Follows What's Brewin', Bruin? (1948) See more »

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something that we can all "bear"
26 November 2006 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

The three bears' cartoons from the Looney Tunes crowd aren't in my vocabulary as much as Bugs Bunny and his ilk are, but the two that I've seen ("Bugs Bunny and the Three Bears" and this one) I really like. "A Bear for Punishment" portrays Father's Day, and so Ma and Junyer try to make Pa happy...all the while irking him due to arch-incompetence and excessive affection. They should have just left the guy in peace! So, Chuck Jones had every reason to be proud of this cartoon. One can imagine how much fun voice artist Stan Freberg must have had turning Junyer into his dopey self. Really funny.

I wonder why Junyer is twice his father's size.


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