Two cats, one crafty but ill-fated, the other a lunkheaded oaf, decide to hunt mice on a Mexican ship and meet Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in all Mexico. Not surprisingly, all their schemes for catching Speedy fail, with violent consequences for the smarter cat. Written by
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Did You Know?
This is the first cartoon featuring the character Speedy Gonzales. However, his depiction here is vastly different from the character he would later become. It wasn't until his second appearance, Speedy Gonzales (1955), that he was re-designed as the character we know him as today. See more
When he first rushes out and eats the pieces of cheese that the two cats have put out for him in the circular mousetrap, Speedy can clearly be seen to be wearing a sombrero; however, for the rest of the cartoon, he is hatless. See more
Referenced in Scrubs: My Five Stages
Mexican Hat Dance (El jarabe tapatío)
Music by Felipe A. Partichela See more