What’s a cartoon about a skunk without a smell joke? They’re practically mandatory.
Here’s the opening shot of “Little ‘Tinker.” The camera opens on a shot of the left side of Johnny Johnsen’s background and then quickly pans to the right.
A skunk wouldn’t use Lifebuoy. He’d use a pun.
The combination of skunks and phoney French isn’t restricted to French skunks. An American skunk stars in this picture.
Here’s another “P.U.” joke. Good old P.U., the cartoon’s favourite.
Soap and perfume doesn’t help. (I suppose the air from the fans helped the flowers grow in the first place).
Tex Avery’s animation crew in this is Walt Clinton, Grant Simmons, Bob Bentley and Bill Shull.
Avery’s not an “awwww” kind of director but he (and the uncredited story man) set it up through the picture for a happy ending.