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Snow Excuse
Snowexcuse
Directed By: Robert McKimson
Produced By: David H. DePatie
Friz Freleng
Released: May 21, 1966
Series: Merrie Melodies
Story: David Detiege
Animation: George Grandpré
Bob Matz
Norman McCabe
Manuel Perez
Don Williams
Layouts: Dick Ung
Backgrounds: Tom O'Loughlin
Film Editor: Al Wahrman
Voiced By: Mel Blanc
Music: William Lava
Starring: Daffy Duck
Speedy Gonzales
Preceded By: A-Haunting We Will Go
Succeeded By: A Squeak in the Deep

Snow Excuse is a 1966 Merrie Melodies short featuring Daffy Duck and Speedy Gonzales.

Plot

In his cabin atop Mt. Popocapetl, Speedy is freezing. He sees smoke coming from the chimney of Daffy's cabin below, so he runs down and asks if he can borrow some firewood. Daffy refuses, then chases the beggar away with a shotgun. Speedy comes back and steals a log, then purposely trips the duck. He returns repeatedly to steal more, even taking a log from the wall of Daffy's cabin. Daffy sets multiple mousetraps and bats Speedy with chocolate-covered ice logs, but Speedy dodges the traps and steals more real wood. The mouse then gives him a "gift" of a lit stick of dynamite and helps himself to the rest of Daffy's wood. With no more wood to steal, Speedy decides to play and builds a snowman. As Daffy climbs up the mountain to retaliate, Speedy accidentally knocks over the snowman. The snowball gains mass as it rolls downhill and smashes Daffy's cabin to pieces.

As Speedy relaxes in front of a warm fire in his own cabin, a knock comes on the door. Daffy, wearing a mouse costume, asks if he can stay for the night. Speedy agrees, then Daffy breaks the fourth wall and says "I always say, if you can't beat 'em, join 'em."

Censorship

  • On CBS the following scenes were cut:
    • Daffy shooting at Speedy through a rain gutter, but getting hit by the bullets from the other end.
    • Speedy accidentally destroying Daffy's log cabin by rolling a snowball at it.

Availability

  • This cartoon has only been featured on a Walmart exclusive 4 Classic Cartoons DVD.

Gallery


Speedy Gonzales Cartoons
1953 Cat-Tails For Two
1955 Speedy Gonzales
1957 Tabasco RoadGonzales' Tamales
1958 Tortilla Flaps
1959 Mexicali ShmoesHere Today, Gone Tamale
1960 West of the Pesos
1961 Cannery WoeThe Pied Piper of Guadalupe
1962 Mexican Boarders
1963 Mexican Cat DanceChili Weather
1964 A Message to GraciasNuts and VoltsPancho's HideawayRoad to Andalay
1965 It's Nice to Have a Mouse Around The HouseCats and BruisesThe Wild ChaseMoby DuckAssault and PepperedWell Worn DaffyChili Corn CornyGo Go Amigo
1966 The AstroduckMucho LocosMexican MousepieceDaffy RentsA-Haunting We Will GoSnow ExcuseA Squeak in the DeepFeather FingerSwing Ding AmigoA Taste of Catnip
1967 Daffy's DinerQuacker TrackerThe Music Mice-TroThe Spy SwatterSpeedy Ghost to TownRodent to StardomGo Away StowawayFiesta Fiasco
1968 Skyscraper CaperSee Ya Later Gladiator
1979 The Fright Before Christmas
1980 The Chocolate Chase
Daffy Duck Cartoons
1937 Porky's Duck Hunt
1938 Daffy Duck & EggheadWhat Price PorkyPorky & DaffyThe Daffy DocDaffy Duck in Hollywood
1939 Daffy Duck and the DinosaurScalp TroubleWise QuacksNaughty Neighbors
1940 Porky's Last StandYou Ought to Be in Pictures
1941 A Coy DecoyThe Henpecked Duck
1942 Conrad the SailorDaffy's Southern ExposureThe Impatient PatientThe Daffy DuckarooMy Favorite Duck
1943 To Duck or Not to DuckThe Wise Quacking DuckYankee Doodle DaffyPorky Pig's FeatScrap Happy DaffyA Corny ConcertoDaffy - The Commando
1944 Tom Turk and DaffyTick Tock TuckeredDuck Soup to NutsSlightly DaffyPlane DaffyThe Stupid Cupid
1945 Draftee DaffyAin't That DuckyNasty Quacks
1946 Book RevueBaby BottleneckDaffy DoodlesHollywood DaffyThe Great Piggy Bank Robbery
1947 Birth of a NotionAlong Came DaffyA Pest in the HouseMexican Joyride
1948 What Makes Daffy DuckDaffy Duck Slept HereThe Up-Standing SitterYou Were Never DuckierDaffy DillyThe Stupor SalesmanRiff Raffy Daffy
1949 Wise QuackersHoliday for DrumsticksDaffy Duck Hunt
1950 Boobs in the WoodsThe Scarlet PumpernickelHis Bitter HalfGolden YeggsThe Ducksters
1951 Rabbit FireDrip-Along DaffyThe Prize Pest
1952 Thumb FunCracked QuackRabbit SeasoningThe Super SnooperFool Coverage
1953 Duck AmuckMuscle TussleDuck Dodgers In The 24½th CenturyDuck! Rabbit, Duck!
1954 Design for LeavingQuack ShotMy Little Duckaroo
1955 Beanstalk BunnySahara HareStork NakedThis Is A Life?Dime to Retire
1956 The High and the FlightyRocket SquadStupor DuckA Star is BoredDeduce, You Say
1957 Ali Baba BunnyBoston QuackieDucking the DevilShow Biz Bugs
1958 Don't Axe MeRobin Hood Daffy
1959 China JonesPeople Are BunnyApes of Wrath
1960 Person to Bunny
1961 The Abominable Snow RabbitDaffy's Inn Trouble
1962 Quackodile TearsGood Noose
1963 Fast Buck DuckThe Million HareAqua Duck
1964 The Iceman Ducketh
1965 It's Nice to Have a Mouse Around the HouseMoby DuckAssault and PepperedWell Worn DaffySuppressed DuckCorn on the CopTease for TwoChili Corn CornyGo Go Amigo
1966 The AstroduckMucho LocosMexican MousepieceDaffy RentsA-Haunting We Will GoSnow ExcuseA Squeak in the DeepFeather FingerSwing Ding AmigoA Taste of Catnip
1967 Daffy's DinerQuacker TrackerThe Music Mice-TroThe Spy SwatterSpeedy Ghost to TownRodent to StardomGo Away StowawayFiesta Fiasco
1968 Skyscraper CaperSee Ya Later Gladiator
1980 The Yolk's on YouThe Chocolate ChaseDaffy Flies NorthDuck Dodgers and the Return of the 24½th Century
1987 The Duxorcist
1988 Night of the Living Duck
1990 Box Office Bunny
1991 Blooper Bunny
1992 Invasion Of The Bunny Snatchers
1995 Carrotblanca
1996 Superior Duck
2003 Attack of the Drones
2004 Daffy Duck for President
2012 Daffy's Rhapsody

Also see List of Daffy Duck cartoons

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