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Robin Hood Daffy (1958)

Approved | | Animation, Family, Short | 8 March 1958 (USA)
Daffy haplessly attempts to prove to the jocularly doubtful Friar Tuck Porky that he is actually Robin Hood.

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Daffy play Robin Hood who is so intent that he is the real Mccoy to Friar Tuck (Porky) that he ends up convincing everyone, including himself, that he is not. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Trivia

While singing "The ballad of Barbara Allen" Porky does not have his characteristic stutter. He has sung many times in different cartoons, all of them with his stutter. See more »

Goofs

Edge of cel visible as the traveler crosses the drawbridge. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Daffy Duck: [singing] Oh... Join up with me, so joyous and free / Away to old Sherwood hie / For I'm Robin Hood, and I'm very good / At avoiding the Sheriff's eye / So we'll trip along merrily / Thro' the green woods so gracefully / To trip it, trip it, trip it, trip it / trip it up and down / To trip it, trip it...
[trips down a hill]
Daffy Duck: ...trip it, trip it, trip it - Whoops! - trip it, trip it, trip it...
[falls into a pond]
Daffy Duck: [finishing song] ... so trip it up and down!
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Crazy Credits

The opening titles appear on arrows shot at a target. As the final title card (Starring Daffy Duck) appears, the camera pulls back to reveal that Daffy has been shooting the arrows at point-blank range. He notices the camera and slinks away, shamefaced. See more »

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Featured in The Bugs Bunny Show: Bad-Time Story (1961) See more »

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Come Lasses and Lads
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Traditional English folk song
Played during the opening credits
Also sung with substitute lyrics by Daffy Duck
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The aim of the game
7 December 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Robin Hood Daffy is directed by Chuck Jones. By the late 1950s the Warner Bros animation department had suffered budget cuts and it shows here as the animation looks rather cheap and basic when before it was rich and detailed.

Chuck Jones had to make up the deficit in inventiveness as Daffy plays the famous archer who has to prove to Porky Pig's Friar Tuck that he is indeed the famous Robin Hood.

Porky is disbelieving and after each inept attempt by Daffy to prove him wrong by trying to rob a wealthy traveller he is even more convinced that the duck is just daffy.

There are some nice sight gags and plenty of buffoonery by Daffy but it did feel more like a Wile E Coyote/Roadrunner type of cartoon.


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