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What cartoon character from the 1970s said, "It will never work"?

Question #93433. Asked by JP20052008.

Related Trivia Topics: History   Television   1970s Nostalgia  
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"Musical Director Carl W. Stalling's name appears in a newspaper article Elmer Fudd reads at the beginning of this cartoon. The headline reads, "Smellevision Replaces Television" followed by the byline, "Carl Stalling sez, 'It Will Never Work!"
link http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037147/

Mar 12 2008, 8:56 AM
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I believe it was Rocky from Rocky & Bullwinkle.

This is from memory. Hard to find a reference on this, but this is the best I could do.

"Even in its first episode, the familiar gags were all present. Bullwinkle tries to pull a rabbit out of his hat, Rocky scolds him, saying it will never work..."

link http://www.bigempire.com/buddies/049markcartoons.html

Mar 12 2008, 9:30 AM
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Could it be Hardy Har Har the Hyena from "Lippy the lion and Hardy Har Har"? hard to find a direct quote but I remember he had very little positive to say - probably with good reason!
link http://www.toonopedia.com/lippy.htm
"Lippy was, as the name implies, a lion; and Hardy was a rather dour-faced, non-laughing hyena. Their schtick was that Lippy would come up with a wonderful but unworkable scheme to achieve whatever goal he was after; but it was usually Hardy, the pessimistic one, who suffered worse from whatever consequences befell them as a result"
link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5AGtSnvA4s for the opening credits

Mar 13 2008, 6:30 PM
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