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A Broken Leghorn (1959)

On Old MacDonald's farm, an egg hatches in slow-witted hen Miss Prissy's nest, and out of the shell comes a baby rooster. Fearing he will be replaced by the kid rooster and sent to be ... See full summary »

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On Old MacDonald's farm, an egg hatches in slow-witted hen Miss Prissy's nest, and out of the shell comes a baby rooster. Fearing he will be replaced by the kid rooster and sent to be slaughtered, Foghorn Leghorn plots to do away with the little tyke. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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26 September 1959 (USA)  »

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Der Hahn ist hin  »

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Foghorn Leghorn: As senior rooster 'round here, it's my duty-and my pleasure-to instruct junior roosters in the ancient art of roostery! Uh, any of this getting through that little blue bonnet of yours?
Miss Prissy, Hens: Yes!
Foghorn Leghorn: Well woman, blink your eyes or something! Sheesh!
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Gwine to Rune All Night
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Music by Stephen Foster
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Nice kid, but he doesn't listen to a word you say (he just sees through it).
16 January 2007 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Poor Foghorn Leghorn. That blustery yokel of a rooster always tries to be the most important character on the farm, but someone always outsmarts him. Usually, Henery Hawk and Barnyard Dog enjoy this luxury, but "A Broken Leghorn" features neither of them. Instead, there's a newborn rooster who Foghorn thinks is going to replace him. Sure enough, every attempt to eliminate the little guy results in Foghorn getting maimed somehow.

OK, so we can probably predict what sorts of things are going to happen to FL, but it's neat seeing how for some reason he always finds a reason to keep going (sort of like Wile E. Coyote). A pretty funny cartoon.

Roostery. Foghorn makes up neater words than Stephen Colbert does.


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