Friday, April 10, 2015
Anaheim, Azusa and Cucamonga!
This cartoon is paying homage to the man of many voices Mel Blanc as well as the Jack Benny Show. He did a gag where he was the train announcer at the train station in Los Angeles and would always announce the trains coming in from "Anaheim, Azusa and Cucamonga!" He would always draw out the town of Cuuuucaaaamongaaaaaa. They always used those actual California towns because they sound so funny even though they are not actually on the same rail line.
The other part of the gag is that Bugs bunny was always getting lost and would always say, "I wonder if I took the wrong turn at Albuquerque?