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Mexico’s fastest mouse, our hero Speedy Gonzales, yells “Yeehaw”” over and over in this three-minute supercut cartoon video. SPOILER: The various gatitos and perritos are not amused.

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bennyblancMel Blanc, the amazing voice artist who brought our hero Speedy Gonzales to life, is the man behind this November 1957 novelty record, The Hat I Got for Christmas is Too Beeg: [Mas…]


Our hero, Warner Bros’ Speedy Gonzales, is well-known as Mexico’s fastest mouse. But can MGM’s rival rodent Jerry Mouse clean Speedy’s Looney Tunes clock? [No Toms were utilized in the production of this mashup.]

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speedy1955800Mexico’s fastest mouse, our hero Speedy Gonzalez, is a friend to everybody’s seester. But Speedy, unlike POCHO’s La Cucaracha, needs his “marihuana por fumar.” Speedy Gonzales (yes, that’s the name of the cartoon and our leading man) won an Academy Award in 1955. [Mas…]

bennyblancMel Blanc, the amazing voice artist who brought our hero Speedy Gonzales to life, is the man behind this November 1957 novelty record, The Hat I Got for Christmas is Too Beeg: [Mas…]


In Mexicali Shmoes, a 1959 Looney Tunes cartoon, our hero Speedy Gonzales must outrun singing gatos Jose and Manuel. Speedy’s primo, Slowpoke Gonzales, has a cameo.

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Speedy Gonzales sings the ‘Cucaracha’ marihuana verse (1955 video)

by KAY SUE April 28, 2015 Cartoons
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Mexico’s fastest mouse, our hero Speedy Gonzalez, is a friend to everybody’s seester. But Speedy, unlike POCHO’s La Cucaracha, needs his “marihuana por fumar.” Speedy Gonzales (yes, that’s the name of the cartoon and our leading man) won an Academy Award in 1955.

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Pat Boone sings ‘Speedy Gonzales, Why Don’t You Come Home?’ (video)

by QUESO QUESEM January 9, 2015 Cartoons
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America’s favorite nice clean young white boy, Pat Boone, had a 1962 hit with this love-sick appeal to our hero, Mexico’s fastest mouse. “Speedy Gonzales, Why Don’t You Come Home?” he asks. In this video, a fan mashes up a Warner Bros. Speedy cartoon with Boone’s music. Speedy, of course, is voiced by the great […]

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Mel Blanc/Speedy Gonzales: Hat I Got for Christmas is Too Beeg (videos)

by Comic Saenz December 24, 2014 Cultura
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Mel Blanc, the amazing voice artist who brought cartoon hero Speedy Gonzales to life, is the man behind this November 1957 novelty record, The Hat I Got for Christmas is Too Beeg:

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Racist? Jack Benny meets a ‘Mexican’ at the airport (video)

by ANNE YEJO July 18, 2013 Cultura
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This classic Jack Benny routine with Mel Blanc from the 1960s was the inspiration for the caption for Tuesday’s comical caballo #FAIL video. Jack’s deadpan pauses make for major LULz in B&W. But is this vintage comedy sketch racist, just old school or both? Mel Blanc talks in a “Mexican” accent but does his portrayal […]

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