The Daffy Duck Show (1978)

Show #06

Season 1, Ep 6, Aired 12/10/78
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  • Episode Description
  • Drip-Along Daffy - featuring Daffy Duck and Porky Pig Daffy wants to become the sheriff of an old fashioned town in the Wild West, with Porky as his deputy. But he first has to get rid of Nasty Canasta, a rogue who has been terrorizing the town. Bully For Bugs - featuring Bugs Bunny Bugs accidentally arrives in Barcelona, where he gets lost inside a bullring, in the middle of a bullfight. After the bull rams him out, Bugs decides to get even with the bull by becoming the new matador. Tugboat Granny - featuring Granny, Sylvester and Tweety Granny rents a tugboat and takes her bird, Tweety, along for the ride. Sylvester tries his best to get aboard the tugboat and catch Tweety.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Mel Blanc

    Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Bugs Bunny, Sylvester, Tweety

  • Chuck Jones

  • Friz Freleng

  • June Foray


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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (4)

    • Bugs Bunny (About the bull; laughing): What a gulli-bull, what a nin-cow-poop!

    • Daffy Duck (To Nasty Canasta): Listen, hombre; If'n you're not out of town by sundown, you'd better come a-shootin' with your six-guns blazin' and a-firin'...I plumb reckon!

    • Daffy Duck: I told you I'd clean up this one-horse town! (reveals he is a street cleaner) Porky Pig: Lucky for him, it is a one horse town!

    • Daffy Duck (Walks into the bar, pulls his gun, and accidentally pulls off his chaps and pants as well): Let justice be done! Tear up that mortgage! Unhand that rancher's daughter! Cease that... that... hmm... seems awfully breezy in here! (notices his pants are off) ... uh cease that, uh, rusting!

    Notes (11)

    • Tugboat Granny is 7 minutes long.

    • Tugboat Granny was originally released June 23, 1956.

    • The CBS airing of Bully for Bugs in the 1980s edited the famous glue-and-sandpaper-and-lit-match-and-dynamite end sequence, but just edited the lit match and dynamite part so now the edited cartoon shows the bull getting slathered with glue and stuck with sandpaper on his underside before hitting the wall.

    • When Bully for Bugs aired on ABC, the part where the bull swallows a box of elephant gun bullets and explodes was cut. Also cut was the end gag where the famous glue-and-sandpaper-and-lit-match-and-dynamite end sequence. The edited version just has the bull go up the ramp and hit the wall.

    • During Bully For Bugs, the sounds of the crowd are recorded from a genuine bull-fighting crowd in Barcelona, Spain.

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    Trivia (4)

    • The "boulder to the face" gag from Bully for Bugs was reused from the short Rabbit Punch (1948), which was also directed by Chuck Jones.

    • Tugboat Granny is the only cartoon in the Warner Bros. series to bear Granny's name.

    • Toro the bull from Bully For Bugs can be seen in the beginning of the movie Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), auditioning with other bulls at the Maroon Cartoon Studios for a part for in a cartoon. He also appears in the films Space Jam (1996) and Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003).

    • Drip-Along Daffy marks the first appearance of the villain character Nasty Canasta, a Mexican rogue who would later appear in several other cartoons, as well as an episode of The Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries TV series, the movie Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003), and occasionally on the Duck Dodgers TV series.

    Allusions (1)

    • Tugboat Granny - Title The title of this cartoon is a reference to the movie Tugboat Annie (1933), starring Marie Dressler.

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