The title is a play on the children's nursery rhyme "Pop Goes the Weasel".
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.
- The cartoon has a 1995 dubbed version but has never aired in the US.
- 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.
- Library of Congress, Copyright Office (1975), Catalog of Copyright Entries: Motion Pictures and Filmstrips (Parts 12-13), Wikimedia Commons.