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The Prize Pest (1951)

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For no apparent reason, Porky Pig is awarded the grand prize of the "What's the Name of Your Name" game show. Unfortunately, the prize is Daffy Duck, whose tactless and rude visit gets him ... See full summary »

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For no apparent reason, Porky Pig is awarded the grand prize of the "What's the Name of Your Name" game show. Unfortunately, the prize is Daffy Duck, whose tactless and rude visit gets him tossed out Porky's house by the irate pig. Insulted, Daffy decides to get back at Porky by pretending to have dissociative identity disorder, becoming a hideous monster whenever he's treated unpleasantly. When Porky eventually finds out he's been had, he decides to give the duck a taste of his own medicine. Written by Ondre Lombard <olombard@lombard.cyberverse.com>

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Porky Pig: The d-d-oorbell. Oh, i-it couldn't be the grand prize. He-he-he. I've never won anything in my life.
Delivery Man: [hands Porky a present] Well, you have now Here it is, lucky boy. The grand prize. He-he-he-he-he!
Porky Pig: Oh, f-fortunate, fortunate me. G-golly, I w-wonder what it is?
Daffy Duck: [pops out of present] It's a duck, fat stuff! A genuine live duck!
Porky Pig: A d-d-d-d-duck?
Daffy Duck: Yes, a d-d-d-duck.
Porky Pig: G-gee, just what I always wanted, I s-suppose.
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Music by Ted Fio Rito
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Daffy and Porky really shine here...
16 July 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I like The Prize Pest for its interesting atmosphere especially, it is quite strange yet somewhat unique as well. This cartoon is rarely shown, which is a shame because it is very, very good. It has an interesting story, colourful animation especially in the backgrounds, lively music, terrific dialogue, interesting gags and wonderful voice work once again from Mel Blanc. Maybe it can be hectic in places, but I still enjoyed The Prize Pest regardless. Daffy further elevates this cartoon, and Porky has more to do and does well with it. Overall, really good and interesting, with Daffy and Porky really shining. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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