The cartoon features the gophers' repeated incursions into a vegetable garden guarded by an unnamed dog whom they relentlessly, though politely, torment.
Both the USA and EU Turner prints had the wrong ending music, as they both had the altered 1941-1955 Merrie Melodies ending music cue instead of the original 1946-1955 Looney Tunes ending music cue. The dog disguises himself as a tomato vine and poses as an actual plant in the garden. Looney Tunes Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Pages in category "Quotes" The following 200 pages are in this category, out of 222 total. Next the dog decides to get the gophers out of the hole with his bare hands. The Goofy Gophers were created in 1947 as a polite duo that always got away from their enemies (usually dogs) by usin unique plans and never forgetting ther manners! The gardener fishes for the gophers under his hat; they substitute a tomato, and he cries, thinking he's squished a gopher. Among some of the music cues heard throughout the short are: Title Card (Blue Ribbon Reissue, HD Quality), Title Card (Blue Ribbon Reissue, Low Quality). The unnamed dog from the first cartoon returns as their nemesis in this cartoon, this time aiming to eat like an animal in the wild as he pursues the gophers with a gopher cookbook in hand. The Goofy Gophers are animated cartoon characters in Warner Bros.' Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons. And when the gophers taunt the dog with silly faces, then the dog gets a pair of garden shears to kill the gophers frequently missing them. Clampett left the studio before the short went to production, so Arthur Davis took over as director. The restored copy on HBO Max uses the soundtrack from the Turner print, with the incorrect 1941-1955 Merrie Melodies ending music cue, although the original Looney Tunes end card is intact. The homeowner attacks, but the gophers outsmart him at every turn: They duck his hoe and shotgun. ", and begins laughing. This is one of the few cartoons that has aired with its. Unnamed in the theatrical cartoons, they were given the names Mac and Tosh in the 1960s TV show The Bugs Bunny Show. " Clampett later stated that the gophers' mannerisms were derived from character actors Franklin Pangborn and Edward Everett Horton.. The gophers are small and brown with tan bellies and buck teeth.
While the dog is distracted, the gophers light a match on the dog's foot. He hits the ground and starts burrowing himself, surfacing in his fountain. While the dog is stuck, the gophers run him over with a roller, knocking the dog further into the ground. ", The dog tries to pull out a celery retrieved by the gophers from underground. When the dog lights the fuse, the Gophers cut the fuse wire, and create a fake explosion via blowing a large paper bag and bursting it. The Gophers spot the tomato vine, grab a bunch of vegetables, and throw a pumpkin on the dog before striking him with a shovel. The Gophers continue to outwit their canine nemesis. The gophers then mock the dog. "), not realizing that the dog is standing where the grenade is.