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What US state is the setting for the cartoon 'Foghorn Leghorn?'

Question #9448. Asked by Dee.
Last updated Jul 18 2020.

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The cartoon character Foghorn Leghorn was modeled after 'Senator Claghorn', a character that regularly appeared on with comedian Fred Allen in his 'Allen's Alley' sketches. Kenny Delmar was the voice of the senator, who could not abide anything or anyone remotely 'Yankee'. (He would only go to Yankee Stadium if Dixie Walker was pitching). A movie entitled, 'That's a joke, son', with Delmar portraying the senator, was made in 1947. The character was never said to represent a certain state, but was simply 'from the south, son!'


Response last updated by gtho4 on Jul 18 2020.
Jan 09 2001, 3:32 PM
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Although 'born and raised' in the south, Foghorn Leghorn moved about the US. In one episode a western union telegram listed his home as Cucumonga, Cal.

Jan 09 2001, 7:23 PM
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But Dixie Walker was not a pitcher, he was an outfielder who was 'the people' cheerce'.

Jun 18 2004, 7:22 AM
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