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Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2th Century
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by PyThomas

"A few minutes of outer space loonacy."
4 stars

"I claim this planet in the name of Mars! Isn't that lovely, hmmm?"

This is one of Chuck Jones' finest hours. (Or few minutes.)

Daffy Duck is Duck Dodgers, and Porky Pig (the ORIGINAL Pig In Space) is his trusty sidekick. They forge an expedition to Planet X, which just happens to be at the same time that Marvin the Martian and his dog are journeying there. Dodgers and Marvin claim the planet at the same time, and a little war ensues.

Looney Tunes' outer space ventures are some of their finest works; free of Earth's physics and biological certainties, the writers can let their imaginations run wild. And they certainly do here, especially with the weapons that Daffy and Ol' Cannonball Face use.

Let's hope the self-censors never get to this one... you never know who's gonna start harping about the dangers of a disintegrating beam.

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User Comments

8/01/05 me um, it's not chuck jones, it's michael maltese 5 stars
6/12/05 john parr one of chuck jones' best 5 stars
6/10/05 john parr one of chuck jones' best 5 stars
4/25/04 Amy Holmes It's the best film ever created, it is SO funny 5 stars
8/19/03 CrowEater about 50 years old and still a true, undisputed WB animation classic. 5 stars
6/27/03 Akbar Shahzad Absolutely hysterical 5 stars
1/03/03 Charles Tatum I am giggling just thinking about it again 5 stars
12/30/02 Jon "Thumb the Toad" Lyrik Wow! 5 stars
IF YOU'VE SEEN THIS FILM, RATE IT!
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  25-Jul-1953

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Directed by
  Chuck Jones

Written by
  Michael Maltese

Cast
  Mel Blanc



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