In a futuristic city, Detectives Monday and Tuesday pursue a wanted criminal.

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Daffy Duck / Sgt. Joe Monday / Porky Pig / Detective Shmoe Tuesday / George 'Mother' Machree / The Chief / Narrator (voice)
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Even in a future of rocket ships, videophones, all-knowing computers, and skyscrapers towering into space, there is need for law and order. In this futuristic parody of "Dragnet", Daffy Duck and Porky Pig are police officers Monday and Tuesday, patrolling the skies in their astro-car and pursuing a criminal named George "Mother" Machre. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Among the names on the buttons of the Criminal Dectecto Set are John Burton Jr. (as John Burton), Tedd Pierce, Chuck Jones (as C.M. Jones), Mel Blanc, Norman Moray and Edward Selzer (as Eddie Selzer). See more »

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Daffy Duck: [narrating] Like all criminals, he had an elaborate alibi prepared.
George "Mother" Machree: I didn't do nothing... I didn't do nothing! Like I said, I didn't do nothing!
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Spoofs Dragnet (1954) See more »

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Mother Machree
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Written by Ernest Ball and Chauncey Olcott
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Actually, it's based on another show
23 April 2005 | by (Valley City, ND) – See all my reviews

"Rocket Squad" is not entirely based on "Dragnet," but rather an obscure early television show entitled "Racket Squad," which had appeared in 1950. Of course, by 1954, without VCRs or reruns, the show was probably forgotten, and "Dragnet" was on TV and still on radio (another fact lost on audiences today is that shows that made the transition from radio to TV were produced in tandem for years!). On the surface, then, it's easy to see that the cartoon mimics "Dragnet" more so than "Racket Squad," but it's a parody of almost any straight-laced cop show of the day. Look closely and you'll see some familiar names on the computer's keyboard. Dr. David S. Silverman, Media Historian


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