Daffy Duck is a detective who is hunting for the Shropshire Slasher.

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Dorlock Homes / Watkins / Shropshire Slasher / Telegram Boy / Alfie / Bartender (voice)
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Daffy Duck is "Dorlock Homes", and Porky Pig is "Watkins". The intrepid duo are sleuthing in Victorian London in hopes of finding and apprehending the Shorepshire Slasher. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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29 September 1956 (USA)  »

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Dorlock Holmes und Mister Watkins  »

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Dorlock Holmes: Lady Asthabula, the last time we met was at Ascot, was it not? Ascot not.
[as he kisses her hand, he takes her finger prints]
Dorlock Holmes: Oh, you're still a fine figure of a woman.
[Examines fingerprints]
Dorlock Holmes: Egad! These look like a woman's fingerprints. Could it be possible that the Shropshire Slasher is really a...
Woman: Oh, Alfie, this cove's annoying me.
Alfie: [At the dart board] Oh, is he, now?
Dorlock Holmes: Oho! Alfie, is it? Where was you on the night of the...
[Is pelted with darts]
Dorlock Holmes: Well, he has eliminated him as a suspect.
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That Wonderful Mother of Mine
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Music by Walter Goodwin
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Elementary, it's an average short
23 November 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A fairly silly take-off on the Sherlock Holmes stories. Daffy Duck playing a bombastic shrill Sherlock, and Porky Pig as a calm and reserved Watson. A few good laughs, but not enough to elevate it above most Looney Tune shorts. A few grown inducing play on words, but I like that type of humour, so this short was just alright by me. Not my favorite, but nor the worst Tune that I've seen. Don't misunderstand me as the worst Looney Tune is still a million times better then 'The Simpsons" has been in the last handful of years. This cartoon is on Disk 2 of the "Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume 1"

My Grade: C+


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