Mother Was a Rooster
Studio: Warner Bros. Release Date : October 20, 1962 Series: Merrie Melodies
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Barnyard Dawg takes an ostrich egg and puts it aside a sleeping Foghorn Leghorn. When he notices it, he thinks he is a mother. After Barnyard Dawg "helps" Foghorn hatch the egg, the rooster decides to raise the ostrich as his own.


Foghorn Leghorn
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)
Barnyard Dawg
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)



Robert "Bob" McKimson


George Grandpre
Keith Darling
Ted Bonnicksen
Warren Batchelder


David "Dave" Detiege


Milton J. "Milt" Franklyn


Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc

Film Editor

Treg Brown

Layouts and Backgrounds

Robert Gribbroek


Warner Bros.

Included in:

The Bugs Bunny Mother's Day Special


The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour (Season 1, Episode 7)
The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Season 1, Episode 10)
The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Season 2, Episode 3)
The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Season 2, Episode 29)
That's Warner Bros.! (Season 1, Episode 42)
Bugs 'n' Daffy (Season 1, Episode 42)
Bugs 'n' Daffy (Season 2, Episode 19)
Toon In With Me (Season 1, Episode 28)

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 5:56
Production No.: 1571
MPAA No.: 19609
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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