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* ThemeTuneCameo: The scene of the tough kid performing cigar tricks is set to the ''Looney Tunes'' theme, "The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down".


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Needless to say, SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped in this cartoon (which was odd in its day, since the health concerns over smoking weren't that well-known back then).

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Needless to say, SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped in this cartoon (which was odd [[SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped drops a necessary anvil in its day, since the health concerns over smoking weren't that well-known back then).
regards to tobacco usage]].



* SmokingIsNotCool: The central message of this cartoon.

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* SmokingIsNotCool: The central message of this cartoon. The cartoon's [[SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped strong anti-smoking message]] is likely why it wasn't banned in spite of its depiction of smoking[[note]]including matchboxes being waved around like maracas and Porky having smoke blown in his face[[/note]].


* {{Bowdlerization}}: The computer-colorized and redrawn versions of this cartoon that aired on the syndicated ''Merrie Melodies Show'', Creator/CartoonNetwork, and Nickelodeon was edited to get rid of some of the racial stereotypes, such as recoloring The Mills Brothers matches so that they're red instead of blackfaced, cutting the part where the pipe cleaner sticks his head in a pipe and comes out looking like Cab Calloway[[note]]it should be noted that Nickelodeon used to air that part uncut in the early 1990s[[/note]], and the brief scene of Porky being tied to a stake while American Indian peace pipes dance around him. This being said, the part with the Mexican/Cuban cigars shaking matchbox maracas and blowing smoke in Porky's face was not cut on any of these channels, nor was the line "Light a fag/and take a drag"[[note]]since "fag" in American slang doesn't mean "cigarette"[[/note]] edited, nor was this cartoon banned for showing child characters smoking [[note]](possibly because it has an anti-smoking message)[[/note]] or showing people going to church (as religious references, no matter how benign, usually get cut, altered, or otherwise not mentioned at all on American children's television unless it's a VerySpecialEpisode about religious tolerance[[note]]i.e., the episode of ''The Proud Family'' where Penny makes friends with a Muslim girl or any of the myriad Christmas episodes of shows where viewers see characters celebrate Hanukkah or Kwanzaa as a substitute[[/note]]).

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* {{Bowdlerization}}: The computer-colorized and redrawn versions of this cartoon that aired on the syndicated ''Merrie Melodies Show'', Creator/CartoonNetwork, and Nickelodeon was edited to get rid of some of the racial stereotypes, such as recoloring The Mills Brothers matches so that they're red instead of blackfaced, cutting the part where the pipe cleaner sticks his head in a pipe and comes out looking like Cab Calloway[[note]]it should be noted that Nickelodeon used to air that part uncut in the early 1990s[[/note]], Calloway, and the brief scene of Porky being tied to a stake while American Indian peace pipes dance around him. This being said, the part with the Mexican/Cuban cigars shaking matchbox maracas and blowing smoke in Porky's face was not cut on any of these channels, nor was the line "Light a fag/and take a drag"[[note]]since "fag" in American slang doesn't mean "cigarette"[[/note]] edited, nor was this cartoon banned for showing child characters smoking [[note]](possibly because it has an anti-smoking message)[[/note]] or showing people going to church (as religious references, no matter how benign, usually get cut, altered, or otherwise not mentioned at all on American children's television unless it's a VerySpecialEpisode about religious tolerance[[note]]i.e., the episode of ''The Proud Family'' where Penny makes friends with a Muslim girl or any of the myriad Christmas episodes of shows where viewers see characters celebrate Hanukkah or Kwanzaa as a substitute[[/note]]).him.


* AnthropomorphicVice: During his hallucination, Porky is bedeviled by anthropomorphized tobacco products and accessories led by a smoky spectre named Nick O'Teen.



* JohnBarleycornAndFriends: During his hallucination, Porky is bedeviled by anthropomorphized tobacco products and accessories led by a smoky spectre named Nick O'Teen.


* {{Bowdlerization}}: The computer-colorized and redrawn versions of this cartoon that aired on the syndicated ''Merrie Melodies Show'', Creator/CartoonNetwork, and Nickelodeon was edited to get rid of some of the racial stereotypes, such as recoloring The Mills Brothers matches so that they're red instead of blackfaced, cutting the part where the pipe cleaner sticks his head in a pipe and comes out looking like Cab Calloway[[note]]it should be noted that Nickelodeon used to air that part uncut in the early 1990s[[/note]], and the brief scene of Porky being tied to a stake while American Indian peace pipes dance around him. This being said, the part with the Mexican/Cuban cigars shaking matchbox maracas and blowing smoke in Porky's face was not cut on any of these channels, nor was the line "Light a fag/and take a drag"[[note]][[HaveAGayOldTime which means something entirely different today]][[/note]] edited, nor was this cartoon banned for showing child characters smoking [[note]](possibly because it has an anti-smoking message)[[/note]] or showing people going to church (as religious references, no matter how benign, usually get cut, altered, or otherwise not mentioned at all on American children's television unless it's a VerySpecialEpisode about religious tolerance[[note]]i.e., the episode of ''The Proud Family'' where Penny makes friends with a Muslim girl or any of the myriad Christmas episodes of shows where viewers see characters celebrate Hanukkah or Kwanzaa as a substitute[[/note]]).

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* {{Bowdlerization}}: The computer-colorized and redrawn versions of this cartoon that aired on the syndicated ''Merrie Melodies Show'', Creator/CartoonNetwork, and Nickelodeon was edited to get rid of some of the racial stereotypes, such as recoloring The Mills Brothers matches so that they're red instead of blackfaced, cutting the part where the pipe cleaner sticks his head in a pipe and comes out looking like Cab Calloway[[note]]it should be noted that Nickelodeon used to air that part uncut in the early 1990s[[/note]], and the brief scene of Porky being tied to a stake while American Indian peace pipes dance around him. This being said, the part with the Mexican/Cuban cigars shaking matchbox maracas and blowing smoke in Porky's face was not cut on any of these channels, nor was the line "Light a fag/and take a drag"[[note]][[HaveAGayOldTime which means something entirely different today]][[/note]] drag"[[note]]since "fag" in American slang doesn't mean "cigarette"[[/note]] edited, nor was this cartoon banned for showing child characters smoking [[note]](possibly because it has an anti-smoking message)[[/note]] or showing people going to church (as religious references, no matter how benign, usually get cut, altered, or otherwise not mentioned at all on American children's television unless it's a VerySpecialEpisode about religious tolerance[[note]]i.e., the episode of ''The Proud Family'' where Penny makes friends with a Muslim girl or any of the myriad Christmas episodes of shows where viewers see characters celebrate Hanukkah or Kwanzaa as a substitute[[/note]]).


* {{Bowdlerization}}: The computer-colorized and redrawn versions of this cartoon that aired on the syndicated ''Merrie Melodies Show'', Creator/CartoonNetwork, and Nickelodeon was edited to get rid of some of the racial stereotypes, such as recoloring The Mills Brothers matches so that they're red instead of blackfaced, cutting the part where the pipe cleaner sticks his head in a pipe and comes out looking like Cab Calloway[[note]]it should be noted that Nickelodeon used to air that part uncut in the early 1990s[[/note]], and the brief scene of Porky being tied to a stake while American Indian peace pipes dance around him. This being said, the part with the Mexican/Cuban cigars shaking matchbox maracas and blowing smoke in Porky's face was not cut on any of these channels, nor was this cartoon banned for showing child characters smoking (possibly because it has an anti-smoking message) or showing people going to church (as religious references, no matter how benign, usually get cut, altered, or otherwise not mentioned at all on American children's television unless it's a VerySpecialEpisode about religious tolerance[[note]]i.e., the episode of ''The Proud Family'' where Penny makes friends with a Muslim girl or any of the myriad Christmas episodes of shows where viewers see characters celebrate Hanukkah or Kwanzaa as a substitute[[/note]]).

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* {{Bowdlerization}}: The computer-colorized and redrawn versions of this cartoon that aired on the syndicated ''Merrie Melodies Show'', Creator/CartoonNetwork, and Nickelodeon was edited to get rid of some of the racial stereotypes, such as recoloring The Mills Brothers matches so that they're red instead of blackfaced, cutting the part where the pipe cleaner sticks his head in a pipe and comes out looking like Cab Calloway[[note]]it should be noted that Nickelodeon used to air that part uncut in the early 1990s[[/note]], and the brief scene of Porky being tied to a stake while American Indian peace pipes dance around him. This being said, the part with the Mexican/Cuban cigars shaking matchbox maracas and blowing smoke in Porky's face was not cut on any of these channels, nor was the line "Light a fag/and take a drag"[[note]][[HaveAGayOldTime which means something entirely different today]][[/note]] edited, nor was this cartoon banned for showing child characters smoking (possibly [[note]](possibly because it has an anti-smoking message) message)[[/note]] or showing people going to church (as religious references, no matter how benign, usually get cut, altered, or otherwise not mentioned at all on American children's television unless it's a VerySpecialEpisode about religious tolerance[[note]]i.e., the episode of ''The Proud Family'' where Penny makes friends with a Muslim girl or any of the myriad Christmas episodes of shows where viewers see characters celebrate Hanukkah or Kwanzaa as a substitute[[/note]]).


While walking to church on a Sunday morning, Porky, [[VagueAge depicted as a child in this cartoon]], is tempted to take up smoking by a street kid who takes Porky up on his bed that he can do cigar tricks. When Porky ends up [[EpicFail failing at them in spectacular fashion]], he gets light-headed, stumbles into a closed tobacco store, and meets Nick O'Teen, a cloud monster who forces Porky to have all the smoking he can handle. Needless to say, SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped in this cartoon.

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While walking to church on a Sunday morning, Porky, [[VagueAge depicted as a child in this cartoon]], is tempted to take up smoking by a street kid who takes Porky up on his bed nickel[[note]]the same nickel Porky's mom gave him to put in the collection plate[[/note]] bet that he can do cigar tricks. When Porky ends up [[EpicFail failing at them in spectacular fashion]], he gets light-headed, stumbles into a closed tobacco store, and meets Nick O'Teen, a cloud monster who forces Porky to have all the smoking he can handle.

Needless to say, SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped in this cartoon.
cartoon (which was odd in its day, since the health concerns over smoking weren't that well-known back then).


* {{Bowdlerization}}: The computer-colorized and redrawn versions of this cartoon that aired on the syndicated ''Merrie Melodies Show'', Creator/CartoonNetwork, and Nickelodeon was edited to get rid of some of the racial stereotypes, such as recoloring The Mills Brothers matches so that they're red instead of blackfaced, cutting the part where the pipe cleaner sticks his head in a pipe and comes out looking like Cab Calloway[[note]]it should be noted that Nickelodeon used to air that part uncut in the early 1990s[[/note]], and the brief scene of Porky being tied to a stake while American Indian peace pipes dance around him. This being said, the part with the Mexican/Cuban cigars shaking matchbox maracas and blowing smoke in Porky's face was not cut on any of these channels, nor was this cartoon banned for showing child characters smoking (possibly because it has an anti-smoking message) or showing people going to church (as religious references, no matter how benign, usually get cut on Cartoon Network).

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* {{Bowdlerization}}: The computer-colorized and redrawn versions of this cartoon that aired on the syndicated ''Merrie Melodies Show'', Creator/CartoonNetwork, and Nickelodeon was edited to get rid of some of the racial stereotypes, such as recoloring The Mills Brothers matches so that they're red instead of blackfaced, cutting the part where the pipe cleaner sticks his head in a pipe and comes out looking like Cab Calloway[[note]]it should be noted that Nickelodeon used to air that part uncut in the early 1990s[[/note]], and the brief scene of Porky being tied to a stake while American Indian peace pipes dance around him. This being said, the part with the Mexican/Cuban cigars shaking matchbox maracas and blowing smoke in Porky's face was not cut on any of these channels, nor was this cartoon banned for showing child characters smoking (possibly because it has an anti-smoking message) or showing people going to church (as religious references, no matter how benign, usually get cut cut, altered, or otherwise not mentioned at all on Cartoon Network).American children's television unless it's a VerySpecialEpisode about religious tolerance[[note]]i.e., the episode of ''The Proud Family'' where Penny makes friends with a Muslim girl or any of the myriad Christmas episodes of shows where viewers see characters celebrate Hanukkah or Kwanzaa as a substitute[[/note]]).


Porky, [[VagueAge depicted as a child in this cartoon]], is tempted to take up smoking, and he ends up having a smoke-induced nightmare/hallucination OpinionChangingDream that sets him straight. Needless to say, SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped in this cartoon.

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While walking to church on a Sunday morning, Porky, [[VagueAge depicted as a child in this cartoon]], is tempted to take up smoking, and smoking by a street kid who takes Porky up on his bed that he can do cigar tricks. When Porky ends up having [[EpicFail failing at them in spectacular fashion]], he gets light-headed, stumbles into a smoke-induced nightmare/hallucination OpinionChangingDream that sets him straight.closed tobacco store, and meets Nick O'Teen, a cloud monster who forces Porky to have all the smoking he can handle. Needless to say, SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped in this cartoon.


* {{Bowdlerization}}: The computer-colorized and redrawn versions of this cartoon that aired on the syndicated ''Merrie Melodies Show'', Creator/CartoonNetwork, and Nickelodeon was edited to get rid of some of the racial stereotypes, such as recoloring The Mills Brothers matches so that they're red instead of blackfaced, cutting the part where the pipe cleaner sticks his head in a pipe and comes out looking like Cab Calloway[[note]]it should be noted that Nickelodeon used to air that part uncut in the early 1990s[[/note]], and the brief scene of Porky being tied to a stake while American Indian peace pipes dance around him. This being said, the part with the Mexican/Cuban cigars shaking matchbox maracas and blowing smoke in Porky's face was not cut on any of these channels, nor was this cartoon banned for depicting tobacco use (possibly because it depicted smoking in a bad light).

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* {{Bowdlerization}}: The computer-colorized and redrawn versions of this cartoon that aired on the syndicated ''Merrie Melodies Show'', Creator/CartoonNetwork, and Nickelodeon was edited to get rid of some of the racial stereotypes, such as recoloring The Mills Brothers matches so that they're red instead of blackfaced, cutting the part where the pipe cleaner sticks his head in a pipe and comes out looking like Cab Calloway[[note]]it should be noted that Nickelodeon used to air that part uncut in the early 1990s[[/note]], and the brief scene of Porky being tied to a stake while American Indian peace pipes dance around him. This being said, the part with the Mexican/Cuban cigars shaking matchbox maracas and blowing smoke in Porky's face was not cut on any of these channels, nor was this cartoon banned for depicting tobacco use showing child characters smoking (possibly because it depicted smoking in a bad light).has an anti-smoking message) or showing people going to church (as religious references, no matter how benign, usually get cut on Cartoon Network).


Porky, [[VagueAge depicted as a child in this cartoon]], is tempted to take up smoking, and he ends up having a smoke-induced nightmare/hallucination OpinionChangingDream that sets him straight. Needless to say SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped in this cartoon.

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Porky, [[VagueAge depicted as a child in this cartoon]], is tempted to take up smoking, and he ends up having a smoke-induced nightmare/hallucination OpinionChangingDream that sets him straight. Needless to say say, SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped in this cartoon.



* CrossdressingVoices: According to Daniel Goldmark's DVD commentary of this short on the "Looney Tunes Golden Collection" DVD set[[note]]volume 5[[/note]], Tedd Pierce (one of the writers at the time) was the voice of Porky's mother.



* JohnBarleycornAndFriends: During his hallucination, Porky is bedeviled by anthropomorphized tobacco products and accessories led by a smoky spectre named Nick O` Teen.

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* JohnBarleycornAndFriends: During his hallucination, Porky is bedeviled by anthropomorphized tobacco products and accessories led by a smoky spectre named Nick O` Teen.O'Teen.


** The stoog cigars are caricatures of Film/TheThreeStooges.

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** The stoog stogie cigars are caricatures of Film/TheThreeStooges.Film/TheThreeStooges (the original trio of Moe, Larry, and Curly).



* OminousPipeOrgan: Parodied; Nick O'Teen plays an organ where he presses down on matches and the music comes out of pipes.

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* OminousPipeOrgan: Parodied; Nick O'Teen plays an the organ where he presses down on matches and the music comes out of pipes.



* PublicDomainSoundtrack: The "Little Boys Shouldn't Smoke" song number borrows its melody directly from "Mysterious Mose", but completely changes the lyrics.

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* PublicDomainSoundtrack: The "Little Boys Shouldn't Smoke" song number borrows its melody directly from "Mysterious Mose", Mose" (the music riff often used during scary scenes in a lot of the Looney Tunes cartoons), but completely changes the lyrics.



* VisualPun: Several in the nightmare equine, including...

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* VisualPun: Several in the nightmare equine, sequence (a lot of which stretch the limits of pun humor to painful levels), including...


Added DiffLines:

** The Three Stooges as "stogies" (a stogie is an old slang term for a cigar)
** Bing Crosby and Rudy Vallee as Corona-Corona cigars (Crosby and Vallee were crooners, and their cigars are called "crooner-crooner" cigars)
** "Nite Howl" (Night Owl) brand cigars
** "Fat Emma" brand Turkish cigarettes (Fatima brand Turkish cigarettes)

Added DiffLines:

* CrossdressingVoices: According to Daniel Goldmark's DVD commentary of this short on the "Looney Tunes Golden Collection" DVD set[[note]]volume 5[[/note]], Tedd Pierce (one of the writers at the time) was the voice of Porky's mother.


* CigarChomper: The tough kid. Porky is tempted to become one.

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* CigarChomper: The tough kid. Porky is tempted to become one.one, but it backfires miserably.



* ThreeStoogesShoutOut: Porky encounters three cigars that look like the Three Stooges (the original trio of Moe, Larry, and Curly).

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* ThreeStoogesShoutOut: Porky encounters three cigars that look like the Three Stooges (the original trio of Moe, Larry, Curly, and Curly).Moe; shown left to right in the page image).

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