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A Bear for Punishment (1951)

It's Father's Day, and Junyer and Ma have a bunch of big surprises in store for good ol' Pa, including a pipe filled with gunpowder. To top it off, there's a gala Father's Day pageant, and ... See full summary »

Director:

Chuck Jones (as Charles M. Jones)

Writer:

Michael Maltese (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Bea Benaderet ... Ma Bear (voice) (uncredited)
Billy Bletcher ... Pa Bear (voice) (uncredited)
Stan Freberg ... Junyer Bear (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

It's Father's Day, and Junyer and Ma have a bunch of big surprises in store for good ol' Pa, including a pipe filled with gunpowder. To top it off, there's a gala Father's Day pageant, and Pa sits cringing through Junyer's recitation and aghast at Ma's tap-dancing rendition of "I'm Just Wild About Father." Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 October 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El día del padre See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Despite the standard practice of always having his name appear in the credits, Mel Blanc does not actually voice any characters in this cartoon. See more »

Quotes

Ma Bear: Henry, what will the neighbors think?
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Connections

Follows The Bee-Deviled Bruin (1949) See more »

Soundtracks

Home Sweet Home
(uncredited)
Music by H.R. Bishop
[Plays at the beginning of the short. Also plays when Pa Bear complains about reading in front of an open fire.]
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The last of the Bear family is the best
30 October 2005 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

The last of the cartoons featuring the three bears features Junyer celebrating Father's day much to the chagrin and broken bones of Pa. I have to say that the three bear characters were far from my favorites, but this last one was the best that they ever got. Which granted was a little above average, but that should count for something, right? This animated short can be seen on Disc 2 of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume 2. It also features an optional commentary by Micheal Barrier that is pretty informative, as well as a music and effect only track.

My Grade: B


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