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Deduce, You Say (1956)

Daffy Duck is a detective who is hunting for the Shropshire Slasher.

Director:

Chuck Jones

Writer:

Michael Maltese (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Dorlock Homes / Watkins / Shropshire Slasher / Telegram Boy / Alfie / Bartender (voice)
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Storyline

Daffy Duck is "Dorlock Homes", and Porky Pig is "Watkins". The intrepid duo are sleuthing in Victorian London in hopes of finding and apprehending the Shorepshire Slasher. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Deducciones See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Shropshire Slasher: I told the nice gen'lman I'd give meself up now, mother.
Shropshire Slasher's Mother: You always was a good boy, Slasher.
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Connections

Spoofs Sherlock Holmes (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

In an 18th-Century Drawing Room
(uncredited)
Music by Raymond Scott
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Sherlock Holmes
6 May 2004 | by rbverhoefSee all my reviews

This is a pretty amusing cartoon with Daffy Duck as a detective named Dorlock Holmes and is little helper is Porky Pig as Watkins, both with the voice of Mel Blanc. Of course set in London they investigate a case that involves the Shropshire Slasher. Although Daffy thinks he is the smart detective he makes mistakes over and over again. Porky seems the more suitable man for the job.

This Looney Tunes take on Sherlock Holmes and Watkins is a pretty funny one, although it not very memorable. It has some nice moments, especially Porky Pig made me laugh quite some times. 'Deduce, You Say' is worth watching but not much more than that.


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