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Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century (1953)

Space hero Daffy battles Marvin the Martian for control of Planet X.

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Space hero Duck Dodgers, along with Eager Young Space Cadet Porky, travel to Planet X in search of Illudium Phosdex, the shaving cream atom. Unfortunately, Commander X-2 arrives in his "Martian Maggot" spaceship with his own designs on the place. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Trivia

In animation historian Jerry Beck's 1994 poll of animators, film historians and directors, this cartoon was rated the fourth greatest cartoon of all time. See more »

Goofs

On the sign outside Dr. I.Q. Hi's office, the word "stratosphere" is spelled "stratospere." See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dr. I.Q. High: I have sent for you, Dodgers, because we are facing a crisis. The world's supply of Alludium Phosdex, the shaving cream atom, is alarmingly low.
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Connections

Edited into Bugs Bunny in Space (1977) See more »

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Powerhouse
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Written by Raymond Scott
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Duck Dugers is hereby introduced to the American lexicon
23 November 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is quite possibly the best Daffy/porky pig cartoon ever. This short introduced Duck Dodgers into the Americon lexicon and I can't say anything else about this short that hasn't been said before by a great many many people. Needless to say this cartoon is greatness. And if you haven't seen it before, you in all likelihood just don't like Loony Tunes in the least and there's no help for you anyway. To everyone else this is and always will be a classic, and rightfully so. Like the first disk of the Loony Tunes golden Collection, the second disk also leaves the best for last. This hilarious Hugo nominated cartoon is on Disk 2 of the "Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume 1"

My Grade: A+


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