For Scent-imental Reasons

1949 film by Chuck Jones
(Redirected from Pepé Le Pew)

For Scent-imental Reasons is a Warner Bros. Looney Tunes short released in 1949. It was directed by Chuck Jones, written by Michael Maltese, and featured the characters Pepé Le Pew and Penelope Pussycat (all voices were done by Mel Blanc). It won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film and was the first Chuck Jones directed cartoon to win this award.

This cartoon was featured in The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie


Pepé: [sings] Affaire d'amour ? Affaire de cœur ? Je ne sais quoi… je vive en espoir. [Sniffs] Mmmm m mm… un smella vous finez… [Hums]
Gendarme: Le kittee quel terrible odeur !! [runs away]
Perfume Shop Owner: Arrêt Gendarme !! Arrêt !! Retournez-moi !! This instonce!! [crying] Oh, pouvre de moi! I am ze bankrupt!
Penelope Pussycat: Le mew. Le purr.
Perfume Shop Owner: Ah, le pussy ferocious. Remove that skunk, that polecat pole from the premises. Avec!
[He tosses Penelope in the store and the cat crashed to a table and knocks down a bottle of white hair dye.]
Penelope: (Smells skunk) Sniff, sniff, sniff-sniff, sniff-sniff.
Pepé: Quel est ? [notices cat] Ahh… le belle femme skunk fatale… [clicks tongue twice]

Voice cast

  • Mel Blanc as Pepe Le Pew / Perfume Shop Owner / Gendarme / Cat (voice)
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