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Hop, Skip and a Chump is a 1942 Merrie Melodies short directed by Friz Freleng. It was reissued as a Blue Ribbon on March 5, 1949, titled Hop Skip and a Chump.

Title

The title is a play on the phrase "hop, skip and a jump."

Plot

A grasshopper named Hopalong Casserole is being chased by two blackbirds modeled after Laurel and Hardy. He manages to outwit them easily but makes a fatal mistake of believing a closed iris shot can shield him from his enemies.

Availability

Notes

  • The 1995 Turner dubbed version seen on television has extremely horrible color corrections.
  • The original title card is currently lost but included a comma after "Hop"[1] as seen on the lobby cards below.

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