“Mexicali Schmoes” Slowpoke Rodriguez Episode (1959)
- Release Year: 1959
- Runtime: 7
- Director: Friz Freleng
- Writing by: Warren Foster – (story)
- Produced by: John W. Burton – producer (uncredited)
- Cast: Mel Blanc – Speedy Gonzales (voice)
- Music: Milt Franklyn
Plot: A pair of dim witted Mexican cats chase Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in all Mexico. Their schemes (involving smashing guitars, dynamite, and even a fishing rod!) to catch Speedy Gonzales backfire, so they deciide to to try their luck with an easier target, Speedy’s cousin – Slowpoke Rodriguez. However, the silly cats don’t realize that Slowpoke is packing a gun!
“Mexican Boarders” Episode (1962) – Appearance by the ever-hungry Slowpoke Rodriguez and surprises us with Slowpoke’s unexpected powers over Sylvester.
(You Tube had to remove this video – if anyone finds it again, let us know!!)
And for an added bonus, check out this dude and his musical homage to Speedy & Slowpoke: