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Mexicali Shmoes (1959)

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A pair of not-too-bright Mexican cats, one shorter-tempered than the other, decide to chase Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in all Mexico. And when their schemes - involving use of ... See full summary »

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A pair of not-too-bright Mexican cats, one shorter-tempered than the other, decide to chase Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in all Mexico. And when their schemes - involving use of guitars, a fishing rod, dynamite, and land mines - all backfire, they decide to try catching Slowpoke Rodriguez, Mexico's slowest mouse. But the short-tempered cat learns too late that Slowpoke packs a gun. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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The first of two appearances of Speedy's cousin, Slowpoke Rodriguez; the other is in Mexican Boarders (1962). See more »

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[last lines]
Jose: Slowpoke Rodrigues? He's for me!
[he runs offscreen]
Manuel: Wait! Jose! I have something to 'tol you!
[*bang!* Jose comes back mangled]
Manuel: That's what I had to 'tol you Jose. Slowpoke Rodrigues, he pack a gun.
Jose: Now he 'tol me!
[faints]
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Oh, when will the cats ever learn?
8 December 2007 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Once again, some less-than-intelligent cats go after Speedy Gonzales, only to have him foil every one of their schemes. OK, so not only do pretty much all of Speedy's cartoons have basically the same plot, but they totally stereotype Mexico. Well, as I understand it, many Hispanics like that these cartoons portray our southern neighbor positively. So, Speedy does his usual stuff in "Mexicali Shmoes", always showing himself to be one cool dude; no wonder all the female mice love him. As for his cousin Slowpoke Rodriguez (the slowest mouse in Mexico)...well, clearly he has a reason for existence. Anyway, this one's worth seeing.


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