Male Mexican mice are jealous of Speedy Gonzales for taking their girl-friends. So, they set Sylvester Cat after Speedy by issuing a challenge to Sylvester in Speedy's name.

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Male Mexican mice are jealous of Speedy Gonzales for taking their girl-friends. So, they set Sylvester Cat after Speedy by issuing a challenge to Sylvester in Speedy's name. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Sylvester lays a sizable wedge of cheese on the ground to lure Speedy out of his hole. When Speedy takes the cheese, it has changed to a small, thin slice. See more »

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Featured in The Bugs Bunny Show: A Tale of Two Kitties (1962) See more »

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Mexican Hat Dance (El jarabe tapatío)
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Speedy Is A Pain In The Butt
19 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Pedro and Manuel are frustrated that all the pretty girls go out with Speedy Gonzales. "All that are left are Chihuahuas," they say.

Every time one of those poor guys is starting to get somewhere with a pretty females, the obnoxious Speedy races in and beats them to the punch. Finally, the mice organize because "we've got to do something about Speedy Gonzales, who is taking away all our girls."

Jose comes up with the best idea: to hire a "gringo pussycat" to run Speedy out of town. Enter: good 'ole Sylvester! You know who lost this battle. The best gag was the gun in the cat's hand being dismantled piece by piece until only a bullet was left, floating in the air.

I remember liking Speedy when I was a kid, but now he's just loud, too repetitive and just plain obnoxious. I'm sorry Sylvester didn't devour him.


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