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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: A pretty remarkable example for an American studio cartoon in the 1950s. The stewardess is wondering why the cop's on the plane.
--> '''Stewardess''': What do you want?\\
'''Cop''': A man.\\
'''Stewardess''': Me too.

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%% * GettingCrapPastTheRadar: A pretty remarkable GettingCrapPastThe Radar: Due to overwhelming and persistent misuse, GCPTR is on-page examples only until 01 June 2021. If you are reading this in the future, please check the trope page to make sure your example for an American studio cartoon in fits the 1950s. The stewardess is wondering why the cop's on the plane.
--> '''Stewardess''': What do you want?\\
'''Cop''': A man.\\
'''Stewardess''': Me too.
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* InadvertentEntranceCue: The robber tells the cop that he hasn't seen a briefcase full of money. Enter Magoo to return the briefcase the man left behind.
* LimitedAnimation: The UPA house style is in full display here. Best exemplified in the scene between the cop and the stewardess, where only their lips are moving.


[[caption-width-right:350:Creator/WilliamShatner [[Series/TheTwilightZone had it worse]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Creator/WilliamShatner [[Series/TheTwilightZone [[Series/TheTwilightZone1959 had it worse]]]]


It stars, you guessed it, WesternAnimation/MrMagoo. In this cartoon, Magoo, voiced as usual by Jim Backus, goes out to see a movie, specifically a ThreeDMovie. Magoo, being basically blind, walks right past the movie theater and instead winds up at the airport. He gets a "ticket" from a guess-your-weight machine and blunders his way onto a plane, still thinking that he's in a movie theater. A RealLife drama then plays out as Magoo finds himself sitting next to a bank robber.

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It stars, you guessed it, WesternAnimation/MrMagoo. In this cartoon, Magoo, voiced as usual by Jim Backus, goes out to see a movie, specifically a ThreeDMovie.UsefulNotes/ThreeDMovie. Magoo, being basically blind, walks right past the movie theater and instead winds up at the airport. He gets a "ticket" from a guess-your-weight machine and blunders his way onto a plane, still thinking that he's in a movie theater. A RealLife drama then plays out as Magoo finds himself sitting next to a bank robber.


''When Magoo Flew'' is a 1954 animated short film directed by Pete Burness.

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''When Magoo Flew'' is a 1954 animated short film produced by [[WesternAnimation/ColumbiaCartoons United Productions of America]] and directed by Pete Burness.


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The title was later borrowed for a book about the history of UPA itself.

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[[caption-width-right:350:Creator/WilliamShatner [[Series/TheTwilightZone had it worse]]]]


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* BlindMistakeBlindMistake: A hallmark of the series, as Magoo's extreme nearsightedness has him wandering around the outside of a plane.



* EpisodeOnAPlane

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* EpisodeOnAPlaneEpisodeOnAPlane: Magoo goes on a flight.

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* BlindMistake


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* EpisodeOnAPlane

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* OhCrap: A pretty great one from the pilots when they see Magoo appear in front of their windshield.
* OutsideRide: Magoo mistakes an emergency exit door for the theater exit, and spends the middle third of the cartoon roaming around the outside of the plane, complaining about the air conditioning being on too high.

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* BriefcaseFullOfMoney: Although we never actually see the money, that's what the nervous man sitting next to Magoo is carrying.


* ShoutOut: The theater Magoo passes has a poster advertising film "The Tattle-Tale Heart" featuring "Theodora Parmelee". That's a Shout Out to another UPA cartoon, a remarkable adaptation of "Literature/TheTellTaleHeart", released that same year and directed by Ted Parmelee.

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* ShoutOut: The theater Magoo passes has a poster advertising film "The Tattle-Tale Heart" featuring "Theodora Parmelee". That's a Shout Out to another UPA cartoon, a remarkable adaptation of "Literature/TheTellTaleHeart", released that same year and directed by Ted Parmelee.Parmelee.
* WhoWouldWantToWatchUs: At the end Magoo complains that there was no cartoon with the movie.
-->'''Magoo:''' Do you ever run those cartoons about that ridiculous, little, nearsighted old man? You know the one that goes... [performs his trademark grumble]


It stars, you guessed it, WesternAnimation/MrMagoo. In this cartoon, Magoo, voiced as usual by Creator/JimBackus, goes out to see a movie, specifically a ThreeDMovie. Magoo, being basically blind, walks right past the movie theater and instead winds up at the airport. He gets a "ticket" from a guess-your-weight machine and blunders his way onto a plane, still thinking that he's in a movie theater. A RealLife drama then plays out as Magoo finds himself sitting next to a bank robber.

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It stars, you guessed it, WesternAnimation/MrMagoo. In this cartoon, Magoo, voiced as usual by Creator/JimBackus, Jim Backus, goes out to see a movie, specifically a ThreeDMovie. Magoo, being basically blind, walks right past the movie theater and instead winds up at the airport. He gets a "ticket" from a guess-your-weight machine and blunders his way onto a plane, still thinking that he's in a movie theater. A RealLife drama then plays out as Magoo finds himself sitting next to a bank robber.



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* AllPartOfTheShow: Magoo thinks that everything he sees on board the plane, specifically the cop talking to the stewardess, is part of a particularly realistic 3-D Movie.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: A pretty remarkable example for an American studio cartoon in the 1950s. The stewardess is wondering why the cop's on the plane.
--> '''Stewardess''': What do you want?\\
'''Cop''': A man.\\
'''Stewardess''': Me too.
* ShoutOut: The theater Magoo passes has a poster advertising film "The Tattle-Tale Heart" featuring "Theodora Parmelee". That's a Shout Out to another UPA cartoon, a remarkable adaptation of "Literature/TheTellTaleHeart", released that same year and directed by Ted Parmelee.

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''When Magoo Flew'' is a 1954 animated short film directed by Pete Burness.

It stars, you guessed it, WesternAnimation/MrMagoo. In this cartoon, Magoo, voiced as usual by Creator/JimBackus, goes out to see a movie, specifically a ThreeDMovie. Magoo, being basically blind, walks right past the movie theater and instead winds up at the airport. He gets a "ticket" from a guess-your-weight machine and blunders his way onto a plane, still thinking that he's in a movie theater. A RealLife drama then plays out as Magoo finds himself sitting next to a bank robber.

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