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Leghorn Swoggled is a 1951 Merrie Melodies short directed by Robert McKimson.

Title

The name is a play on "leghorn" and "hornswoggled".

Plot

Little Henery the Chicken Hawk wants to trap Foghorn Leghorn for his dinner, and Barnyard Dawg then says he will help Henery to catch Foghorn on one condition - that Henery find him a bone. Henery's efforts to find the dog a bone involve obtaining cheese for a mouse and a fish for a cat, with Foghorn's help! Once the dog is given his bone, he uses it to knock Foghorn out, so that Foghorn can be carried away by Henery on a toy train.

Availability 

Streaming

Censorship

Two gags centered on choking were cut when this cartoon aired on ABC's The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show:[1]

  • When Henery Hawk catches Foghorn by the neck with his lasso, Foghorn's line, "I've lost my voice. I can't sing. It's like being choked on a rope" was cut down on "I've lost my voice".
  • The scene of Foghorn Leghorn spanking Barnyard Dawg and making him chase him up a ladder and onto a pull-up bar, where Barnyard Dawg swings from his rope and gets his underside repeatedly painted was cut off after Foghorn Leghorn spanks him and runs.

Goofs

  • After Barnyard Dawg is punched in the face with a boxing glove camera, the screen briefly freeze-frames for one second before it resumes playing as normal.

Gallery

References

Foghorn Leghorn Cartoons
1946 Walky Talky Hawky
1947 Crowing Pains
1948 The Foghorn Leghorn
1949 Henhouse Henery
1950 The Leghorn Blows at MidnightA Fractured Leghorn
1951 Leghorn SwoggledLovelorn Leghorn
1952 Sock a Doodle DoThe EGGcited Rooster
1953 Plop Goes the Weasel!Of Rice and Hen
1954 Little Boy Boo
1955 Feather DustedAll Fowled Up
1956 Weasel StopThe High and the FlightyRaw! Raw! Rooster!
1957 Fox-Terror
1958 Feather BlusterWeasel While You Work
1959 A Broken Leghorn
1960 Crockett-Doodle-DoThe Dixie Fryer
1961 Strangled Eggs
1962 The Slick ChickMother Was a Rooster
1963 Banty Raids
1964 False Hare
1996 Superior Duck
1997 Pullet Surprise
2004 Cock-a-Doodle Duel
Henery Hawk Cartoons
1942 The Squawkin' Hawk
1946 Walky Talky Hawky
1947 Crowing Pains
1948 You Were Never DuckierThe Foghorn Leghorn
1949 Henhouse Henery
1950 The Scarlet PumpernickelThe Leghorn Blows at Midnight
1951 Leghorn Swoggled
1952 The EGGcited Rooster
1955 All Fowled Up
1961 Strangled Eggs
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