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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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Our hero Speedy Gonzales, Mexico’s fastest mouse, gets a simplistic but interesting bio in this short video. It’s neat to see the initial cartoon version of the rascally rodent (photo), and his later pairings with Daffy Duck. And the quick coverage of the “offensive stereotype” issue gives us this great screencap of Warner Bros’ Official Cover My Ass Statement: [Mas…]


With Germany’s Angela Merkel the new leader of the “Free World,” we thought it was time to brush up on our German, so we asked Mexico’s Fastest Mouse, Speedy Gonzales, for help. Take it away, Speedy el Maus!

Übergrosser gelber Sombrero, weisser Poncho, weisse Hose und ein rotes Halstuch. Das ist Speedy Gonzales, Die schnellste Maus von Mexiko.

Dank seiner ungeheuren Schnelligkeit überlistet er seine Hauptgegner, den tollpatschigen Kater Sylvester und die glücklose Ente Duffy Duck noch und nöcher. "Arriba! Arriba! Andale! Andale!" ruft er mit seinem übertrieben starken mexikanischen Akzent und zischt ab wie eine Rakete.

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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…]

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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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Speedy Gonzales and ‘La Cucaracha’: Marihuana por fumar (1955 video)

by BLUNT DEVILLE April 20, 2016 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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Profe ‘Memo’ Nericcio sits in chair, goes to Laredo’s Mami Chula (videos)

by Comic Saenz March 10, 2016 Cultura
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POCHO amigo and contributor William A. “Memo” Nericcio is a professor of English and Comparative Literature at San Diego State University. The school him sat down in the red chair and shot this video, and we’re glad they did. Did you know that Memo LITERALLY WROTE THE BOOK on our hero Speedy Gonzales? Indeed he […]

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Speedy Gonzales: ‘The Hat I Got for Christmas is Too Beeg’ (videos)

by Soy Capitan December 24, 2015 Cultura
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Mel 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:

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Can Speedy Gonzales escape the gatos? ‘Mexicali Shmoes’ (video)

by S. PERRY LALUZ September 29, 2015 Cartoons
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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. The plot, according to Wikipedia:

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Speedy Gonzales vs Sylvester el Gato: ‘Mexican Cat Dance’ (video)

by Bronco del Camino September 1, 2015 Cartoons
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When Mexican mice take over a bullfight ring, they cook up a new contest, with our hero Speedy Gonzales playing El Toreador and Sylvester the Cat subbing for El Toro. It’s Mexican Cat Dance, from 1963.

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Happy Canada Day! CruzFoodz: Hecho en Canada con Cuban Ingredients

by Comic Saenz July 1, 2015 Cartoons
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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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Speedy Gonzales: Los Gatos Bandidos (SNES video game)

by Comic Saenz March 5, 2015 Cultura
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Did you ever play this 1995 SNES video game featuring our hero, Mexico’s fastest mouse, Speedy Gonzales? ¡Andale! ¡Andale! Wikipedia: Speedy Gonzales: Los Gatos Bandidos is a Super Nintendo Entertainment System video game that was released in 1995 to an exclusively North American audience.

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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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