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Deputy Droopy (1955)

A jailhouse, a tempting safe... and a sleeping sheriff. Can the two villains make off with the loot without waking him up? Not if deputy Droopy has his way. Much of this cartoon is a remake... See full summary »

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A jailhouse, a tempting safe... and a sleeping sheriff. Can the two villains make off with the loot without waking him up? Not if deputy Droopy has his way. Much of this cartoon is a remake of 'Rock-a-Bye Bear' (1952). Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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28 October 1955 (USA)  »

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Droopy apulaisseriffinä  »

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1.37 : 1
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Two cartoons, Tex Avery and Michael Lah co-directed, as Tex Avery decided to leave Metro Goldwyn Mayer studio, earlier and return back to Walter Lantz, where his animation career started. Tex Avery's last two cartoons at MGM were Deputy Droopy (1955) and Cellbound (1955). The two animation shorts were co-directed by Tex Avery along with Michael Lah. See more »

Quotes

Tall Robber: We're turning ourselves in. We tried to steal your gold.
Sheriff: [Opening up his hearing aid] Sorry fellows. Can't hear a word you're saying. This battery's been dead a week.
Tall Robber: What he say?
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References Rock-a-Bye Bear (1952) See more »

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Oh! Susanna
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Music by Stephen Foster
Played briefly at the beginning
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Funniest cartoon of all time!
19 March 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Every time I see this cartoon I laugh until it hurts. Two villains are trying to steal a safe, but they can't wake up the sheriff. Droopy gives the bad guys hell like he always does. Droopy keeps inflicting them with pain and they have to constantly run up a mountain to scream so the sheriff wont hear them. The best part is when they swap heads because one of the villains stepped in glue. Try to catch this one on the Tex Avery Show on Cartoon Network sometime.


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