Daffy Duck plays a superhero who can't do anything right while fighting a menace he does not know is non-existant.

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Daffy Duck / Aardvark Ratnik / Second Voice / First Climber (voice)
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Daffy Duck is a mild-mannered reporter with a secret identity in this parody of the "Superman" serials. Daffy, however, is his usual inept, overweening self, ramming into buildings and rescuing submarines and trains from a non-existant menace, a villain whose voice he heard on his editor's television program. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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7 July 1956 (USA)  »

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The "tall building" that Stupor Duck leaps in "a single bound" is labeled "McKimson and Assoc.," in reference to the short's director, Bob McKimson. See more »

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Referenced in Behind the Tunes: The Art of the Gag (2006) See more »

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America Speaks
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Music by Benjamin A. Machan
[Plays when the TV episode that Daffy's boss is watching finishes.]
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Very amusing and fun to watch
4 December 2008 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

You do not have to have watched any superman films or read any superman comics to enjoy this. I did, so I'm the proof. I loved this for Daffy Duck being so good and for most of the humour. I enjoyed the whole principle of the cartoon - Daffy being a famous character that everybody knows and I thought Robert McKimson directed it well. All of the other episodes I have watched where Daffy plays the part of a famous person were directed by Chuck Jones.

In this cartoon, a normal (duck - maybe not normal...) secretary is working one day, when he suddenly goes into an imagination fit. He daydreams that he is a super duck and that he will save the world from a Russian spy. Either for real in the episode or in his head (it is never clear), Daffy goes off to try and rid the world of this evil spy, but he does not really manage it...

I recommend this cartoon to people who like the crazy and greedy Daffy, to people who like superman and to people who like Looney Tunes and Daffy Duck in general. Enjoy "Stupor Duck"! :-)


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