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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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The best Speedy cartoon
8 May 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

For many reasons this is the best Speedy cartoon, some of them are not that great but this was hugely enjoyable. The animation was a considerable improvement over that in a short like Quacker Tracker, not the best there is but there are some nice backgrounds. The music is nice, the dialogue is fun and the sight gags are sharp with a hilarious ending that serves as the cartoon's highlight. Mel Blanc is superb with the characterisations, and while I am not a huge Speedy fan(though I don't mind him either) he is fine here, as are the supporting characters. Overall, even if you're not a Speedy fan, this one is actually worth watching! 9/10 Bethany Cox


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