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Flop Goes the Weasel is a 1943 Merrie Melodies short directed by Charles M. Jones.

Title

The title is a play on the children's nursery rhyme "Pop Goes the Weasel".

Plot

A mother bird is trying to catch a worm for her soon-to-be-hatched baby. While she is away, a weasel steals the egg for his breakfast. Unfortunately, the egg hatches, and it mistakes the weasel for its mother.

Availability

Notes

  • The cartoon has a 1995 dubbed version but has never aired in the US.[citation needed]
  • The cartoon was re-released to theaters under the Blue Ribbon program, and the original credits and title card were cut; in 2021, a cel of the original title card and credits card was revealed on Facebook.

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