The Great Piggy Bank Robbery (1946) Poster


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Barnacle Bill (1930) (Short)
The music heard (very) briefly in the opening credits is from the Betty Boop short "Barnacle Bill".
Thugs with Dirty Mugs (1939) (Short)
Farm Frolics (1941) (Short)
The Wolf Man (1941)
There's a villain that is an anthropomorphic wolf whom is called The Wolf Man.

Referenced in 

Northwest Hounded Police (1946) (Short)
Droopy reads a newspaper whose headline is "Duck Tracy"; in The Great Piggy Bank Robbery, Daffy plays a character named "Duck Twacy" (due to his lisp).
The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
The taxi cab gag is reused.
Mighty Mouse, the New Adventures: Mighty's Benefit Plan/See You in the Funny Papers (1987) (TV Episode)
The scene of Scrappy waiting for something to come in the mail.
Dick Tracy (1990)
Villains look just like their nicknames would suggest.
The Ren & Stimpy Show: To Salve and Salve Not!/No Pants Today (1993) (TV Episode)
Stimpy bing surrounded by the gang of wild animals is a take on Duck Tracy being surrounded by his enemies.
Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003)
Daffy acts like Duck Tracy
Batman: The Brave and the Bold: Legends of the Dark Mite! (2009) (TV Episode)
The scene in which Bat-Mite becomes Batman and attempts to battle his rogues borrows heavily from the scene where Duck Twacy is in the gangsters hideout.

Featured in 

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
A clip is shown.
Roger Rabbit and the Secrets of Toon Town (1988) (TV Special)
A clip of the film is shown.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Killer Klowns from Outer Space (2012) (TV Episode)
likens the setting and atmosphere to this cartoon
Så er der tegnefilm: Episode #1.8 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jakob and Benjamin Stegelmann introduce the short + shown in full length
Son of Batman (2014) (Video)
This cartoon plays when Alfred turns on the TV for Damien.
Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (2017) (Video)
Nightwing and Starfire watch this on TV.


The Great Train Robbery (1941)
Title reference.
Dick Tracy (1945)

Spoofed in 

Tiny Toon Adventures: New Character Day (1991) (TV Episode)
Nearly the entire "Return of Pluck Twacy" segment is a spoof of this short film.

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