A Day at the Zoo

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A Day at the Zoo (1939)

A Day at the Zoo is a 1939 Merrie Melodies cartoon supervised by Tex Avery (credited as Fred Avery on the original issue).


Narrator: An interesting bird is the South African talking parrot, [to the parrot] Polly want a cracker?, I said Polly want a cracker?
Parrot: Naw, give me a cold beer!

[A woman sees a monkey, but notices a sign that says "Do Not Feed the Monkeys," and looks both ways to make sure nobody's looking; she takes out a bag of peanuts to give to the monkey, but the monkey throws it at her face]
Monkey: Hey, sister! [grabs the sign] Can't you read?!
[Monkey puts down the sign and leaves]

Voice cast[edit]

  • Robert C. Bruce as Narrator (uncredited)
  • Mel Blanc as Egghead / Elk Named Bill / Monkey / Parrot / Stool Pigeon / Mother Ostrich / Joe Jumbo / Wildcat (uncredited)
  • Tex Avery as Other Elk Named Bill (uncredited)

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