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Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century (1953)

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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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Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2th Century  »

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Trivia

When this cartoon was released, it received the admiration of many notable science fiction directors, including Steven Spielberg and George Lucas. When Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) was re-released in theaters, the cartoon was run preceding the feature at Lucas' request. 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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Powerhouse
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Written by Raymond Scott
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The greatest space cartoon I've ever seen!
11 October 2002 | by (Karachi, Pakistan) – See all my reviews

The most amazing space and sci-fi cartoon ever. Porky being an 'eager young space cadet' was an amazing brainstorm. The way Daffy says his name is hilarious. The great creation of the Ultimatum is great (Maltese could have been a scientist). I never discovered what the source for the name 'Martian Maggot' was. But I like the more modern Daffy that was born in Robin Hood Daffy and The Abominable Snow-Rabbit, and carried on in Superior Duck. Nontheless, it deserves its position as the 4th-best cartoon ever as rated by professional cartoonists.


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