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Daffy Duck's Quackbusters (1988)

Daffy Duck opens a detective agency for the supernatural along side his Looney Toon buddies.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Mel Blanc ... Daffy Duck / Bugs Bunny / Butler / J.P. Cubish / Porky Pig / Birdbath owner / Asylum collector / Drunk / Coyote / Sylvester / Tweety / Mr. Hyde / Hugo the Abominable Snowman (voice)
Mel Tormé ... Daffy Duck (singing voice)
Roy Firestone Roy Firestone ... Announcer (voice)
B.J. Ward ... Melissa Duck (voice)
Ben Frommer Ben Frommer ... Count Bloodcount (voice) (archive footage)
Julie Bennett Julie Bennett ... Agatha and Emily - The Two-headed Vulture (voice) (as Julie Bennet)
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Storyline

In this feature-length film combining footage from classic Warner Brothers cartoon shorts with newly animated bridging sequences, Daffy Duck, after having induced laughter in an ailing millionaire and forestalled the millionaire's death for a time (as chronicled in Daffy Dilly (1948), is the beneficiary for the deceased millionaire's assets. But the millionaire's will clearly stipulates that Daffy must use the money for the common good, by providing a service, and should Daffy think of pursuing selfish aims, the millionaire's ghost will "repossess" his millions by making them disappear from Earthly existence. Under the pretense of community service, Daffy opens an exorcism agency and employs Porky Pig, Sylvester Cat, and Bugs Bunny to track and eliminate ghosts, ghouls, and other monsters, while Daffy secretly schemes to use his learned "ghost-busting" talents to rid himself of the millionaire's nagging spirit. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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It's everything it's quacked up to be. See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aventurile lui Daffy Duck See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(with bonus footage)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Is the last Looney Tunes Film to be a compilation of Looney Tunes shorts. All films both theatrical and non-theatrical from Space Jam (1996) are original full length features either fully animated or animation/live action hybrids. See more »

Goofs

The credits list Carl Stalling as the composer for "Hyde and Go Tweet". This is incorrect; the music for that short was by Milt Franklyn. See more »

Quotes

Porky Pig: [to Sylvester] What's the matter with you? What are you? A schizophre... a schizodephre... a-a manic depressive or something?
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Connections

Spoofs The Exorcist (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles
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Music by James Brockman, James Kendis, and Nat Vincent
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Quacked!
20 July 2002 | by tfrizzellSee all my reviews

Another quick cut-and-paste job by Warner Bros. to generate some quick bucks, "Daffy Duck's Quackbusters" is just a wide selection of cartoon shorts starring Bugs Bunny, Tweety, Porky Pig and others. The whole thing is glued together by new animation that features Daffy in some odd situations as he tries to fight paranormal entities that are terrorizing others in the real world. The old cartoons can be caught at most anytime on the Cartoon Network or just about any place else now. Watching the productions as shorts are much better than watching a series in a 90-minute string. 2.5 out of 5 stars.


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