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Two Mexican singing crows are starving and try to catch a grasshopper in this 1956 animated short from Merrie Melodies/Warner Bros. What could possibly go wrong? It’s like a toon starring our hero Speedy Gonzales, Mexico’s fastest mouse, except no Speedy. Substitute crows for gatos and a grasshopper for Speedy and you get the idea.

One IMDB reviewer had a plot of praise for this toon: [Mas…]


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.

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…]


The world is a big barnyard in Warner Brothers’ 1942 black and white The Ducktators. When a Hitler-mustachioed duckling hatches, you won’t believe what happens next!

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…]


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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The secrets of Looney Toons animator Chuck Jones (video)

by Max Fleischer July 22, 2015 Cartoons
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Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, the Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, and other Warner Bros, Looney Toons and Merrie Melodies cartoon characters were brought to life by artist Chuck Jones. Here’s a short look at how he made his magic. Chuck Jones – The Evolution of an Artist/a> is by Tony Zhou.

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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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