The other hens make fun of Miss Prissy, who still has not found a husband. Prissy sets out, rolling pin in hand, to find one, and she comes upon confirmed bachelor Foghorn Leghorn in the ... See full summary »

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The other hens make fun of Miss Prissy, who still has not found a husband. Prissy sets out, rolling pin in hand, to find one, and she comes upon confirmed bachelor Foghorn Leghorn in the midst of his feud with the barnyard dog. The dog helps Prissy take Foghorn as her mate by knocking him out and stuffing him in a picnic basket! Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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[Miss Prissy hits Foghorn in the head with a rolling pin]
Foghorn Leghorn: Now what, I say, what's the big idea bashing me on the noggin with a rolling pin? Clunk enough people and we'll have a nation of lump-heads.
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Why Don't You Fall in Love with Me?
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Music by Mabel Wayne
Played when and after Prissy cries
Also played after Foghorn Leghorn hands the Dog over to Prissy
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So Rube Goldberg met Barnyard Dog, eh?
31 May 2006 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

"Lovelorn Leghorn" probably wasn't the best Looney Tunes cartoon ever, but it certainly has its moments. It features Prissy looking for a husband, so Foghorn Leghorn tells her that Barnyard Dog is a rooster in disguise. After a football sequence, Barnyard clarifies everything and helps Prissy build the most whacked-out "rooster trap" ever, the sort of thing that looks like it was dreamed up by Rube Goldberg.

It was always neat how Foggy had his hillbilly phrases, and how he and Barnyard liked to razz each other. This cartoon makes OK use of everything, so I have to say about it - to quote Prissy: "Ye-e-e-e-e-es." Pretty good.


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