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'''The Last Hungry Cat''' is a 1961 WesternAnimation/MerrieMelodies short staring WesternAnimation/SylvesterTheCatAndTweetyBird. It was directed by Creator/FrizFreleng and Hawley Pratt.

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'''The "The Last Hungry Cat''' Cat" is a 1961 WesternAnimation/MerrieMelodies short staring WesternAnimation/SylvesterTheCatAndTweetyBird. It was directed by Creator/FrizFreleng and Hawley Pratt.



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* LiteralMinded: Sylvester thinks he's wanted by the law when he sees a newspaper headline: "Police Hunt 'The Cat.'" If he hadn't [[StoppedReadingTooSoon stopped reading too soon]], he would have seen the photo of the real criminal: Harry, alias "The Cat."


** In the past, Cartoon Network only censored the chain-smoking-and-coffee scene, as on CBS, but more recently, it also censored the scene of Sylvester downing pills as well, as on ABC. The two edits also applied to Boomerang airings as well.
*** It should be noted that the abrupt cut from Sylvester downing pills to crying on the bathroom floor was always there, even in the theatrical release, suggesting that there may have been a scene that was rejected before release.

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** In the past, Cartoon Network only censored the chain-smoking-and-coffee scene, as on CBS, but more recently, it also censored the scene of Sylvester downing pills as well, well later on, as on ABC. The two edits also applied to Boomerang airings as well.
*** It should be noted that the abrupt cut from Sylvester downing pills to crying on the bathroom floor was always there, even in the theatrical release, suggesting that there may have been a scene that was rejected before release.
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* OffModel: The animation of Sylvester trying to consume sedatives to sleep is taken from ''Lighthouse Mouse'', which was directed by Creator/RobertMcKimson. As such, Sylvester is briefly rendered more in the [=McKimson=] style, circa 1955, rather than the Freleng style, circa 1961.

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* MouthFullOfSmokes: Sylvester tries to stay awake at one point by chain-smoking a bunch of cigarettes all at once.
* OffModel: The animation of Sylvester trying to consume sedatives to sleep is taken from ''Lighthouse Mouse'', which was directed by Creator/RobertMcKimson. As such, Sylvester is briefly rendered more in the [=McKimson=] style, circa 1955, 1955 (most notably with the white tip on his tail missing), rather than the Freleng style, circa 1961.


'''The Last Hungry Cat''' is a 1961 WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes short staring WesternAnimation/SylvesterTheCatAndTweetyBird. It was directed by Creator/FrizFreleng and Hawley Pratt.

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'''The Last Hungry Cat''' is a 1961 WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes WesternAnimation/MerrieMelodies short staring WesternAnimation/SylvesterTheCatAndTweetyBird. It was directed by Creator/FrizFreleng and Hawley Pratt.


* OffModel: The animation of Sylvester trying to consume sedatives to sleep is taken from ''Lighthouse Mouse'', which was directed by Creator/RobertMcKimson. As such, Sylvester briefly resembles more his [=McKimson=] form circa 1955, than his Freleng form circa 1961.

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* OffModel: The animation of Sylvester trying to consume sedatives to sleep is taken from ''Lighthouse Mouse'', which was directed by Creator/RobertMcKimson. As such, Sylvester is briefly resembles rendered more his in the [=McKimson=] form style, circa 1955, rather than his the Freleng form style, circa 1961.


** On ABC, the scene of Sylvester trying to sleep by taking pills (which he not only consumes, but also rubs into his hair and under his arms) was cut, while the scene of Granny hitting Sylvester with her broom was cut in half; whereas originally, she hits him six times, ABC only showed her hitting him three times.

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** On ABC, the scene of Sylvester trying to sleep by taking pills (which he not only consumes, but also rubs into his hair and under his arms) was cut, while the scene of Granny hitting Sylvester with her broom was cut in half; whereas originally, she hits him six times, halved; ABC only showed has her hitting him only three times.times instead of the original six.


* OffModel: The animation of Sylvester trying to consume sedatives to sleep is taken from ''Lighthouse Mouse'', which was directed by Creator/RobertMcKimson. As such, Sylvester briefly resembles more his [=McKimson=] form than his Freleng form.

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* OffModel: The animation of Sylvester trying to consume sedatives to sleep is taken from ''Lighthouse Mouse'', which was directed by Creator/RobertMcKimson. As such, Sylvester briefly resembles more his [=McKimson=] form circa 1955, than his Freleng form.form circa 1961.

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* BearyFunny: The Hitchcock-type narrator is a bear, apparently.


* RecycledAnimation: The animation of Sylvester both tossing and turning on his bed and his BrokenTears are reused from ''WesternAnimation/BirdsAnonymous''. As well, his consumption of sedatives during this same scene is taken from ''Lighthouse Mouse''.

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* RecycledAnimation: The animation of Sylvester both tossing and turning on his bed and his BrokenTears are reused from ''WesternAnimation/BirdsAnonymous''. As well, his consumption of sedatives during this same scene is taken from ''Lighthouse Mouse''.''WesternAnimation/LighthouseMouse''.


** On ABC, the scene of Sylvester trying to sleep by taking sedatives (which he not only consumes, but also rubs into his hair) was cut, while the scene of Granny hitting Sylvester with her broom was cut in half; whereas originally, she hits him six times, ABC only showed her hitting him three times.

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** On ABC, the scene of Sylvester trying to sleep by taking sedatives pills (which he not only consumes, but also rubs into his hair) hair and under his arms) was cut, while the scene of Granny hitting Sylvester with her broom was cut in half; whereas originally, she hits him six times, ABC only showed her hitting him three times.


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***It should be noted that the abrupt cut from Sylvester downing pills to crying on the bathroom floor was always there, even in the theatrical release, suggesting that there may have been a scene that was rejected before release.


* PacingATrench: As Sylvester ruminates over his predicament, he paces back and forth for so long that he actually wears the floor out. The narrator calls him out on it.

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* OffModel: The animation of Sylvester trying to consume sedatives to sleep is taken from ''Lighthouse Mouse'', which was directed by Creator/RobertMcKimson. As such, Sylvester briefly resembles more his [=McKimson=] form than his Freleng form.
* PacingATrench: As Sylvester ruminates over his predicament, he paces back and forth for so long that he actually wears the floor out. The narrator calls him out on it.it:


* ShoutOutToShakespeare: The narrator closes the cartoon thusly: "In the words of the Bard: '[[Theatre/{{Hamlet}} Conscience makes cowards of us all.']]" Sylvester is not amused.

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* ShoutOutToShakespeare: The narrator closes the cartoon thusly: "In the words of the Bard: '[[Theatre/{{Hamlet}} Conscience [[Theatre/{{Hamlet}} 'Conscience makes cowards of us all.']]" Sylvester is not amused.


* ShakespeareInFiction: The narrator closes the cartoon thusly: "In the words of the Bard: '[[Theatre/{{Hamlet}} Conscience makes cowards of us all.']]" Sylvester is not amused.

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* ShakespeareInFiction: ShoutOutToShakespeare: The narrator closes the cartoon thusly: "In the words of the Bard: '[[Theatre/{{Hamlet}} Conscience makes cowards of us all.']]" Sylvester is not amused.


** On ABC, the scene of Sylvester trying to sleep by taking sedatives (which he not only consumes, but also rubs into his hair) was cut, while the scene of Granny hitting Sylvester with his broom was cut in half; whereas originally, she hits him six times, ABC only showed her hitting him three times.

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** On ABC, the scene of Sylvester trying to sleep by taking sedatives (which he not only consumes, but also rubs into his hair) was cut, while the scene of Granny hitting Sylvester with his her broom was cut in half; whereas originally, she hits him six times, ABC only showed her hitting him three times.

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