In this adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, Daffy Duck is the greedy proprietor of the Lucky Duck Mega-Mart and all he can think about is the money to be made during the ... See full summary »
In this adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, Daffy Duck is the greedy proprietor of the Lucky Duck Mega-Mart and all he can think about is the money to be made during the holiday season. Disgruntled employees like Assistant Manager Porky Pig, Marvin Martian, Speedy Gonzales, and Elmer Fudd plead to Daffy Duck for small concessions like a day off on Christmas and discounted toys, but Daffy is relentless in his pursuit of the almighty dollar. It's up to last minute shopper Bugs Bunny; the ghosts of Christmases past (Tweety and Granny), present (Yosemite Sam) and future (Taz); and Porky Pig's young daughter Priscilla to make Daffy see the error of his ways and discover the true meaning of Christmas. Written by
How many studios have to remake the "Scrooge" tale, but with different characters playing the parts? Disney did it, of course, but it was flat and quite unentertaining to say the least. So Warner Brothers decides to do it as well. It was better, but it still wasn't as good as a Hollywood remake could do.
The Daffy Duck spin with the duck jokes and Taz had little laughs. I know there was a chance it could have been good, given it had good lines. Instead, all we got was below average Warner toon interpretations. Yes, going back to Mars for Christmas is a nice little touch, but it doesn't have the same value as Billy Murray going crazy in "Scrooged".
It could have been done better. But it wasn't as bad as the Disney version. "C-"
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