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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Speedy Gonzales / Sylvester / Pedro / Friend of Jose (voice)
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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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Kattentat på Søren Spids  »

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Trivia

Around 4:42, Speedy is heard singing a spoof of the Mexican folk song "La cucaracha" with nonsense words in odd Spanish which could be transcribed as: "La cucaracha, la cucaracha, ya no puede caminar. ¿Por qué no Fanta? ¿Por qué no tiene marijuana par fumar?" This would seem to mean: "The cockroach, the cockroach, she can't walk any more. Why not Fanta? Why doesn't she have marijuana to smoke?" The Fanta reference is the most puzzling part of the verse. But the mention of marijuana is clear, and how the artists got it past the censors would probably be a good story in itself. See more »

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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 »

Connections

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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Music by Felipe A. Partichela
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Not that great, but not awful either
8 May 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is not the best Speedy/Sylvester cartoon, but it is entertaining. It is standard and predictable and the production values are somewhat bland, plus Speedy is rather loud and repetitive here. However, what does make it entertaining are some good dialogue, some interesting sight gags, decent music and Mel Blanc's voices. Plus you feel sorry for Sylvester, the poor cat suffers horribly here, being forced to eat chilli peppers isn't that nice really and that's not even the worst of it. And I liked the title of the cartoon, it has real flair somewhat. And while I find the pacing off sometimes in Speedy cartoons, this one moves quite quickly. Overall, not great but watchable. 7/10 Bethany Cox


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