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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: Oh, t-that treacherous trickster. I'll show him who's a knucklehead. I'll give him a dose of his own m-m-medicine.
[puts on a hideous Halloween costume]
Porky Pig: I hope I look sc-sc-scary enough.
Daffy Duck: Well, I think I'll go scare some more daylights out of the little butterball.
[he walks by a door, where Porky in costume walks by; he looks at Porky, thinking it's a mirror]
Daffy Duck: Sufferin' catfish. I didn't realize I was that hideous.
[pause]
Daffy Duck: I'm not!
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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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