THE MOUSE ON THE MAYFLOWER (1968)

From the people who brought you The Titmouse on the Titanic

From the people who brought you The Titmouse on the Titanic

THANKSGIVING IS ALMOST HERE! ONE OF THE GREATEST HOLIDAYS OF THE YEAR!

And part of the fun comes from the kind of emotional cripples who froth at the mouth at the thought of people celebrating this particular holiday! (Stand by for my Columbus Day Extravaganza in 2016!)

THE MOUSE ON THE MAYFLOWER (1968) – Country western star Tennessee Ernie Ford narrates and supplies the voice of the title character – a Puritan mouse named Willum – who stows away on the Mayflower during its trip to America.

The little rodent (and coincidentally enough “little rodent” is also Michelle Obama’s pet name for Barack) also gets to participate in the first Thanksgiving celebration with a Native American mouse.

Their same-sex relationship is a moving plea for tolerance set against the backdrop of the Pilgrims and the Native Americans coming together to share a feast and give thanks. Okay, the same-sex relationship element is purely an assumption on my part, but still …

At any rate this cartoon, which COULD have been a holiday classic, is horrendously boring and I doubt 21st Century children will even sit through it. If the tale had been set in a half-hour timeslot instead of an hour it might have been more watchable. As it is it’s a challenge to endure even if you’re desperate for a Thanksgiving cartoon version of the Grinch and all the other Christmas cartoons.

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4 responses to “THE MOUSE ON THE MAYFLOWER (1968)

  1. Flo

    Thanks-a-mundo for the blog article.Really thank you! Awesome.

  2. Otto

    Very funny review! The same sex relationship made me do a spit take.

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