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'''“Wild Wife”''' is a 1954 WesternAnimation/MerrieMelodies one-shot cartoon directed by Creator/RobertMcKimson. Featuring none of the stable characters, it is instead a {{darker|and edgier}} (and, in hindsight, somewhat progressive) take on the stereotypical human television couple of the era.

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'''“Wild Wife”''' is a 1954 WesternAnimation/MerrieMelodies one-shot cartoon directed by Creator/RobertMcKimson. Featuring none of the stable staple characters, it is instead a {{darker|and edgier}} (and, in hindsight, somewhat progressive) take on the stereotypical human television couple of the era.


* SlapstickKnowsNoGender: Marsha's day is ''full'' of Looney Toon-level frustration and misfortune.

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* SlapstickKnowsNoGender: Marsha's day is ''full'' of Looney Toon-level Merrie Melodies-level frustration and misfortune.


* UngratefulBastard: John, as his reaction to hearing that the lawn hadn't been mowed was to make a crack about how women have all the time in the world, but still can't get anything done.

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* UngratefulBastard: John, as his reaction to hearing that the lawn hadn't been mowed was to make a sexist crack about how women have all the time in the world, but still can't get anything done.at his wife's expense.

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* UngratefulBastard: John, as his reaction to hearing that the lawn hadn't been mowed was to make a crack about how women have all the time in the world, but still can't get anything done.


* AndNowForSomeoneCompletelyDifferent: One of the rare Looney Tunes shorts to not involve any of the mainstays. John and Marsha appear in this short and never appear again in any future shorts.


* OneEpisodeWonder: John and Marsha's debut, and only cartoon short. They never appear again in any follow up shorts.

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* OneEpisodeWonder: OneShotCharacter: John and Marsha's debut, and only debut (and only) cartoon short. They never appear again in any follow up shorts.


* AnAesop: While it's highly unlikely you'll ever get bashed with a rolling pin anytime soon, It's still important to show your loved one a little appreciation and gratitude.

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* AnAesop: While it's highly unlikely (hopefully) you'll ever get bashed with a rolling pin anytime soon, It's still important to show listen to your loved one and show a little appreciation and gratitude. gratitude.
* AndNowForSomeoneCompletelyDifferent: One of the rare Looney Tunes shorts to not involve any of the mainstays. John and Marsha appear in this short and never appear again in any future shorts.



* OneEpisodeWonder: John and Marsha's debut, and only cartoon short. They never appear again in any follow up shorts.



* TheUnfairSex: Subverted. John shows clearly lacking gratitude towards his wife Marsha and gets bashed over the head for his trouble.

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* TheUnfairSex: Subverted. John shows clearly lacking understanding and gratitude towards his wife Marsha and gets bashed over the head for his trouble.trouble.

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* AnAesop: While it's highly unlikely you'll ever get bashed with a rolling pin anytime soon, It's still important to show your loved one a little appreciation and gratitude.


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* SlapstickKnowsNoGender: Marsha's day is ''full'' of Looney Toon-level frustration and misfortune.


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* TheUnfairSex: Subverted. John shows clearly lacking gratitude towards his wife Marsha and gets bashed over the head for his trouble.


* FacePalm: The blood bank clerk when the little man wants to withdrawal.

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* FacePalm: The blood bank clerk when the little man wants to a withdrawal.


* FacePalm: The blood bank clerk when the little man wants to withdrawal.



* PayingInCoins: At the bank, the old lady in front of Marsha is making a large deposit in pennies. Marsha switches to another line when it clears up, only to be cut off by ''another'' old lady doing ''the same thing.''

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* PayingInCoins: At the bank, the old lady in front of Marsha is making a large deposit in pennies. Marsha switches to another line when it clears up, only to be cut off by ''another'' old lady doing ''the same thing.''thing''.



* ShownTheirWork: Marsha’s accounts of her hectic day are highly accurate — even if the seniors’ bank deposits are exaggerated.

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* ShownTheirWork: Marsha’s Marsha's accounts of her hectic day are highly accurate — even if the seniors’ seniors' bank deposits are exaggerated.


Marsha, a housewife, is exhausted and slumping in an armchair when her pipe-smoking husband John comes home. The ''very first thing'' he asks is if she did any of the chores. She replies that mowing the lawn was the only chore that didn’t get done. After John makes a sexist remark about how housewives and stay-at-home moms have all the time in the world and can never get anything done, Marsha recounts her day to show what she normally goes through:

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Marsha, a housewife, is exhausted and slumping in an armchair when her pipe-smoking husband John comes home. The ''very first thing'' he asks is if she did any of the chores. She replies that mowing the lawn was the only chore that didn’t get done. After John makes a sexist remark about how housewives and stay-at-home moms women (at least, at the time this cartoon was made) have all the time in the world and can never get anything done, Marsha recounts her day to show what she normally goes through:


* {{Housewife}}: Marsha, who is greatly annoyed by John’s not realizing all she goes through in her day.

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* {{Housewife}}: Marsha, who is greatly annoyed by John’s John not realizing all she goes through in her day.


'''“Wild Wife”''' is a 1954 WesternAnimation/MerrieMelodies one-shot cartoon directed by Creator/RobertMcKimson. Featuring none of the stable characters, it is instead a {{darker|and edgier}} take on the stereotypical human television couple of the era.

Marsha is exhausted and slumping in an armchair when her pipe-smoking husband John comes home. The ''very first thing'' he asks is if she did any of the chores. She replies that mowing the lawn was the only chore that didn’t get done. After a sexist remark about how housewives and stay-at-home moms have all the time in the world and can never get anything done, Marsha recounts her day:

# She put up with his snoring through the night;
# She had to wake up to close the windows at the crack of dawn and prepare breakfast for him, the kids, and the dog;

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'''“Wild Wife”''' is a 1954 WesternAnimation/MerrieMelodies one-shot cartoon directed by Creator/RobertMcKimson. Featuring none of the stable characters, it is instead a {{darker|and edgier}} (and, in hindsight, somewhat progressive) take on the stereotypical human television couple of the era.

Marsha Marsha, a housewife, is exhausted and slumping in an armchair when her pipe-smoking husband John comes home. The ''very first thing'' he asks is if she did any of the chores. She replies that mowing the lawn was the only chore that didn’t get done. After John makes a sexist remark about how housewives and stay-at-home moms have all the time in the world and can never get anything done, Marsha recounts her day:

day to show what she normally goes through:

# She put Putting up with his John's snoring through until 6:00 in the night;
morning.
# She had to wake Waking up to close all the windows at in the crack of dawn house and prepare make breakfast for him, the kids, her bickering kids and the dog;chronically late-for-work husband.



# Going to the blood bank, where she had to deal with a green-skinned man who wanted to make a withdrawal instead of a deposit;
# Going to the department store, the drugstore (which, as it was called at the time, had a soda counter for malts and milkshakes), and the grocery store;
# And finally, her hair appointment, where she had to put money in the parking meter. Despite pulling out the salon's permanent wave machine and scaring a man with the mud mask she had on her face, she ''still'' got a parking ticket because the city moved the parking meter and replaced it with a fire hydrant and the cop giving her the ticket didn't believe Marsha when she said that "It wasn't there when I parked it."

Despite all of Marsha’s accounts of her day, John remains unimpressed — until she answers that she did indeed get him something. It turns out to be a wooden rolling pin, which she uses to knock him out.

Creator/BeaBenaderet was the (uncredited!) voice of Marsha.

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# Going to the blood bank, where she had to deal with a green-skinned man who wanted wants to make a withdrawal instead of a deposit;
# Going to the department store, the drugstore (which, as it was called at the time, time this short was made, had a soda counter for malts and milkshakes), and the grocery store;
# And finally, her hair and make-up appointment, where she had to put money in the parking meter. Despite pulling out the salon's permanent wave machine and scaring a man with the mud mask she had on her face, she ''still'' got a parking ticket because the city moved the parking meter and replaced it with a fire hydrant and the cop giving her the ticket didn't believe Marsha when she said that tells him, "It wasn't there when I parked it."

Despite all of Marsha’s accounts of her day, John remains unimpressed — until she answers that she did indeed get him something. It turns out to be a wooden rolling pin, which she uses to knock him out.

out for what he said to her at the beginning.

Creator/BeaBenaderet was the (uncredited!) (uncredited) voice of Marsha.



* {{Housewife}}: Marsha, who is greatly annoyed by John’s response to her.

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* {{Housewife}}: Marsha, who is greatly annoyed by John’s response to her.not realizing all she goes through in her day.


Marsha is exhausted and slumping in an armchair when her pipe-smoking husband John comes home. The ''very first thing'' he asks is if she did any of the chores. She replies that mowing the lawn was the only chore that didn’t get done. After making a sexist remark about how housewives and stay-at-home moms have all the time in the world and can never get anything done, Marsha recounts her day:

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Marsha is exhausted and slumping in an armchair when her pipe-smoking husband John comes home. The ''very first thing'' he asks is if she did any of the chores. She replies that mowing the lawn was the only chore that didn’t get done. After making a sexist remark about how housewives and stay-at-home moms have all the time in the world and can never get anything done, Marsha recounts her day:



# And finally, her hair appointment, where she had to put money in the parking meter, despite pulling out the salon's permanent wave machine and scaring a man with the mud mask she had on her face and ''still'' got a parking ticket because the city moved the parking meter and replaced it with a fire hydrant and the cop giving her the ticket didn't believe Marsha when she said that "It wasn't there when I parked it."

Despite all of Marsha’s accounts of her day, John remains unimpressed — until she answers that she did indeed get him something. It turns out to be wood to the skull, which knocks him out.

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# And finally, her hair appointment, where she had to put money in the parking meter, despite meter. Despite pulling out the salon's permanent wave machine and scaring a man with the mud mask she had on her face and face, she ''still'' got a parking ticket because the city moved the parking meter and replaced it with a fire hydrant and the cop giving her the ticket didn't believe Marsha when she said that "It wasn't there when I parked it."

Despite all of Marsha’s accounts of her day, John remains unimpressed — until she answers that she did indeed get him something. It turns out to be wood to the skull, a wooden rolling pin, which knocks she uses to knock him out.


# Going to the department store, the drugstore (which, back then, had a soda counter for malts and milkshakes), and the grocery store;

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# Going to the department store, the drugstore (which, back then, as it was called at the time, had a soda counter for malts and milkshakes), and the grocery store;

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