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Thumb Fun (1952)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Family, Short  |  1 March 1952 (USA)
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Porky Pig regrets picking up a hitchhiking Daffy Duck, whose anarchic driving habits forced on Porky result in the two being apprehended by "the long arm of the law".

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Porky Pig / Daffy Duck / Obnoxious Motorist / Cop (voice)
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Porky Pig regrets picking up a hitchhiking Daffy Duck, whose anarchic driving habits forced on Porky result in the two being apprehended by "the long arm of the law".

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Daffy Duck: Mighty nice of you to give me a rid south. Going to Miami, I see? Well, what could be southier?
Porky Pig: Well, b-b-but I...
Daffy Duck: Oh, just a second while I get my bags.
Porky Pig: But there really isn't any room in the back. I...
Daffy Duck: [Carrying about a dozen suitcases] I always crave light. No use taking a lot of stuff you'll never use, I always say.
[Opens trunk and tosses bags in]
Daffy Duck: [singing] This is the way we pack our bags, pack our bags, pack our bags / This is the way we pack our bags to take them to Miami.
[...]
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Ain't We Got Fun?
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Music by Richard A. Whiting
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Hitchin' a Ride
25 December 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Ducks are flying south for the winter but Daffy's too clever for that. So he decides to hitchhike. Poor Porky is the unfortunate soul who gives him a ride. Obnoxious Daffy causes one problem after another, as you might expect. The animation is nice with lovely color throughout. Mel Blanc does all the voices, including one guy who stops just to let Daffy know he never picks up hitchhikers. Mel uses a variation of Foghorn Leghorn's voice for this character. Daffy/Porky shorts aren't my favorites but this one's pretty good. Robert McKimson delivers several solid gags. The trunk bit was used once too often but was still amusing.


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