3: Appeared on several of the Sons of the Pioneers' RCA Victor recordings. - Share your reason with the rest of the community. All logos, images, video and audio clips pertaining to actors, characters and related indicia belong to their respective © and ™ owners. Forsythe, Wayne. Who do you think has been the best from these Uncle Pecos voice actors? He left the Pioneers for the last time in 1959, and welcomed the break to "kinda take it easy, and do a lot of hunting and fishing. [3] They would also be the first to play at lavish nightclubs in Las Vegas[6] and starred on Mutual Radio's Lucky U Ranch program. [1] In 1946, Fisher and Travis co-wrote "Cincinnati Lou". I Don't Have A Reason / I'll Add One Later. Tom and Jerry are both great, but the real star is Uncle Pecos, marvellously voiced by Shug Fisher. Tom and Jerry: Uncle Harry's Funeral is an upcoming 2022 American direct-to-video musical comedy-horror film, produced by Warner Bros. Pictures (WarnerMedia Byline), Warner Bros. Fisher also had supporting roles on many TV shows, most frequently on Gunsmoke and The Beverly Hillbillies. "[3], A member of the John Ford Stock Company, Fisher had an extensive career as a character actor in Western B-movies and feature films starting in 1943. Uncle Pecos is a stutter-prone acoustic musician and the uncle of Jerry. Fisher wrote a number of songs for the Pioneers, including "Out On The Open Range", "Ridin' Down To Santa Fe", later recorded by Merle Travis, and "Forgive And Forget". 2. Pecos is Jerry's bluegrass-singing uncle who appears once, in the short Pecos Pest. "The Sons of the Pioneers. [1] He was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Jerry's eccentric uncle, Pecos, a Texas mouse, comes to spend the night with him before his musical performance on television the next day. During an appearance in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Fisher was approached by Hugh Cross to join him, under sponsorship of the Georgie Porgie Breakfast Food Company, as an act for WWVA Jamboree. "The Tom and Jerry Show" Uncle Pecos Rides Again/Out with the Old/Tic Tyke-Do'h (TV Episode 2017) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. [3], In late 1933, Fisher and Ken Carson left the group to join several members of the Beverly Hill Billies who had moved to San Francisco. [4] After a short time, Fisher returned to Los Angeles, appearing on Stuart Hamblen's Covered Wagon Jubilee program. ", Shug Fisher tribute as Sons of the Pioneer member, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Shug_Fisher&oldid=976971818, Burials at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Articles with dead external links from October 2010, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 6 September 2020, at 05:00. Uncle Pecos Voices (Tom & Jerry) - Behind The Voice Actors. The voice of Uncle Pecos ("Pecos Pest", 1955) and is credited for the guitar improvisation on "Froggie Went A-Courtin".Shug Fisher may be best known for his appearances on the TV comedies "Petticoat Junction" and "The Beverly Hillbillies" (appeared as Shorty Kellers during the 1969-71 seasons). Final Tom and Jerry cartoon released in the standard Academy format. [2], When the U.S. entered World War II in 1941, Fisher returned to Los Angeles to work in defense jobs, primarily at Lockheed Aircraft in Burbank. He was also the voice of Uncle Pecos, an animated mouse, in the 1955 Tom and Jerry short, Pecos Pest, and is uncredited with the guitar improvisation on the cartoon’s version of "Froggie Went A-Courtin". I was reading Time magazine this morning when I read something that struck me. Radio. A running joke involving Tom’s whiskers is very funny and builds to a satisfying climax. Unclo Pecos has grey fur, a guitar, a black cowboy hat, a red scarf, a red nose with a white moustache and blue boots. His father refreshed his own fiddling ability and Fisher learned guitar to back him, and at age 16, he was playing with his father at local square dances. Many of his early roles were as a performer with the Sons of the Pioneers in Roy Rogers' singing cowboy movies. The highlight of this era came in 1951 when they appeared at Carnegie Hall, making them the first western band to perform there. His comic trademarks included his ability to stutter at will and his bemused facial expressions. From the Studio that Brought You: Get Out, Happy Death Day, Halloween, MA, Black Christmas, Tom and Jerry … Fisher rejoined the Pioneers in 1949 when Brady left. Fisher agreed and the two went to Wheeling, West Virginia. He proceeds to sing "Froggy Went A-Courtin'" with a stammer in his voice, his guitar string breaks, and he proceeds to pull one of Tom's whiskers out to replace it. He specializes in folk songs that he plays on the guitar, the strings of which break on a strangely frequent basis. Use the HTML below. Fisher also had many supporting roles during a 27-year television career. He appears in the Season 2 episodes, "I Quit", "Uncle Pecos Rides Again" and "Cat-A-Tonic Mouse". Jerry's hillbilly Uncle Pecos comes to visit him from Texas, bringing his guitar. In 1927, he was asked to appear on The Fresno Bee's radio station, KMJ, but only for the publicity. On these occasions he is unyielding in his pursuit of Tom and seems impervious to physical harm. Fisher learned to play the bass fiddle with the group and claimed he was one of the first to play the instrument in a country band. Number of Comparisons: 2Franchise: Tom & Jerry Based on MA (2019). During a 50-year career, he appeared in many Western films, often as a member of the Sons of the Pioneers in Roy Rogers serials. From 1955–60, he made regular appearances on ABC-TV’s country music variety show, Ozark Jubilee, as a comedian and singer. Tom Cat - A light-blue cat, who is Jerry's rival and friend, Tuffy's friend, Toodles' husband, Tim's old twin brother, Thomasina's brother, Baby Booties' uncle and George's cousin. Tom and Jerry: MA is an upcoming 2022 American psychological horror film produced by Turner Entertainment Co., Warner Bros. Pictures (WarnerMedia Byline), Warner Bros. Was the animated voice of Uncle Pecos (Pecos Pest (1955)) and is credited for the guitar improvisation on "Froggie Went A-Courtin.". Under the moniker of Hugh and Shug’s Radio Pals, a reflection of their frequent radio appearances, they performed with Mary Ann Vestes and recorded for Decca for four years, enjoying a faithful radio audience. Yosemite Sam is a cartoon character in the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of short films produced by Warner Bros. His name is taken from Yosemite National Park.Along with Elmer Fudd, he is an adversary of Bugs Bunny. Shug Fisher spent his final years living in Studio City, California. The Hillbillies appeared on the Hollywood Breakfast Club radio show and were fairly popular around Los Angeles but had little income to show for it. All subsequent Hanna-Barbera cartoons were released in CinemaScope. He was voiced by Shug Fisher. In 1953, Fisher left to join friend Ken Curtis in television and motion pictures but again returned to the Pioneers in 1955, replacing Deuce Spriggens. Here you will find episode guides, pictures, video clips, sounds, and more! [1] He made 22 appearances on Gunsmoke from 1962–74 in various minor roles, and played Shorty Kellums in 19 episodes of The Beverly Hillbillies from 1969–70. TV Show: Tom and Jerry Tales. Art Rush, head of the Hollywood Victory Committee, requested his help arranging entertainment for defense workers during the war.[3]. He proceeds to sing Froggy Went A-Courtin' with a stammer in his voice, his guitar string breaks, and he proceeds to pull one of Tom's whiskers out to replace it Add a photo to this gallery Produced by Fred Quimby. Animation, Universal Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Blumhouse Productions. A member of the Sons of the Pioneers, a singing group that appeared in numerous Roy Rogers films, Shug worked in everything from Tom and Jerry cartoons (as the voice of Uncle Pecos) to The Dukes of Hazzard. [3] Soon thereafter, Fisher was drawn to the mandolin and the fiddle. Created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbara, Jerry is a brown anthropomorphic mouse, who first appeared in the 1940 MGM animated shortPuss Gets the Boot. One of the questions: Q: U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL KOFI ANNAN HAS CALLED ON THE WEST TO STEP UP EFFORTS TO STOP THE KILLING IN DARFUR. Tom and Jerry's typical antics in a modern-day urban setting, usually set in a house owned by Rick and Ginger. Jerry's hillbilly Uncle Pecos comes to visit him from Texas, bringing his guitar. [4] He could not afford a fiddle case and instead protected his instrument with a pillow case tied to the saddle horn. Title: Uncle Pecos Rides Again/Out with the Old/Tic Tyke-Do'h (20 May 2017) 7.6 /10. He shows up a handful of times on Gunsmoke as Obie, a well-dressed barkeep at the Oasis Saloon and occasional boxing referee. Jerry Mouse (full name: Jeremy Adam Mouse)is one of the titular two main protagonistsoftheTom and Jerryfranchise. 4 [2] Replacing Brady as bassist and comedian, Fisher eagerly joined Carson, Tim Spencer, Bob Nolan, and Hugh and Karl Farr late that year, having appreciated the band's music and personally known its members prior to the group's inception. This reboot of the Tom and Jerry franchise follows the antics of Tom in his pursuit to catch Jerry. Scott McNeil is the voice of Uncle Pecos in Tom and Jerry Tales. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? He died on March 16, 1984 after a lingering illness, with old friend Ken Curtis by his side in Woodland Hills in Los Angeles. He is commonly depicted as an extremely aggressive gunslinging prospector, outlaw, pirate, or cowboy with a hair-trigger temper and an intense hatred of rabbits, Bugs … Uncle Pecos Speaks. Fisher also appeared repeatedly on Bonanza, The Virginian, Daniel Boone and The Dukes of Hazzard. He later said, "publicity was fine, but you can’t eat it...My motto was, pay me something, or I don’t play. Each episode of the series follows either one of these scenarios: 1. This is an unofficial site. Uncle Pecos made his second return in The Tom and Jerry Show, voiced by Stephen Stanton. He is a bane to Tom every time one of his guitar strings snap, because he plucks one whisker off Tom's face to replace it. Pecos Pest is the 96th one-reel animated Tom and Jerry short, created in 1955 directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera scored by Scott Bradley and released in theaters on November 11, 1955 by Metro Goldwyn Mayer.. Pecos Pest was directed by Hanna and Barbera, and was the last Tom and Jerry cartoon released to be produced by Fred Quimby before he went into retirement. A radio with a male human voice that broadcasts music, cookery show and warnings on escaped animals, bomb threats etc. Pecos Pest is the 96th one-reel animated Tom and Jerry short, released in 1955 directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera with musical direction by Scott Bradley and released in theaters on November 11, 1955 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Uncle Pecos Voice - Tom and Jerry (MGM) (Short) | Behind The Voice Actors. The Hillbillies appear… Dialogue After watching a comedian with a traveling medicine show in 1924,[2] he decided to pursue a career in entertainment. Share this Rating. A new Tom & Jerry video every Tuesday on Boomerang UK Youtube channel! Pecos Pest features Tom, Jerry, Uncle Pecos. Jim Cummings (born November 3, 1952) is an American voice actor. They had Ten Questions for John Bolton. Tom and Jerry Online is an Unofficial Fan site dedicated to the antics of the famous Cat and Mouse duo, Tom and Jerry! Fisher also had many supporting roles during a 27-year television career. The following year, Fisher, his father, and a friend drove a Ford Model T to California's San Joaquin Valley,[3] where he worked as a fruit-picker[1] and a cable and tool dresser in oil fields. During this tenure, the group appeared in a string of Roy Rogers movies, recorded songs for the John Ford movies Wagon Master in 1949 and Rio Grande in 1950, and performed the theme song for The Searchers in 1956. He also appears in Tom and Jerry Tales. Directed by Joseph Barbera, William Hanna. (This scenario is retired in Season 3) 3. In 1943, Fisher and Ken Carson were invited to join the Sons of the Pioneers after the group’s Pat Brady and Lloyd Perryman were drafted into the service. With Daws Butler, Shug Fisher. "[1] In 1917, the family moved by covered wagon to Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, near Indianola. "[3], In 1931, Tom Murray, who had recently left the Beverly Hill Billies, offered Fisher a spot with his new group, the Hollywood Hillbillies, based in Los Angeles. "[5] As part of the ruse, the members always adopted hillbilly names, so Fisher became Aaron Judd and Carson was Kaleb Winbush. He continued to perform, playing fiddle at social events and square dances. [2] He gained the nickname "Shug" (short for sugar) at a young age, which he explained as, "My mama gave it to me 'cause I was such a sweet baby. George Clinton Fisher Jr. (September 26, 1907 – March 16, 1984), known as Shug Fisher, was an American character actor, singer, songwriter, musician and comedian. He was also the voice of Uncle Pecos, an animated mouse, in the 1955 Tom and Jerry short, Pecos Pest, and is uncredited with the guitar improvisation on the cartoon’s version of "Froggie Went A-Courtin".[1]. Fisher learned to play the bass fiddle with the group and claimed he was one of the first to play the instrument in a country band. Directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. Hanna gave the mouse's original name as "Jerry", while Barbara claimed the mouse went unnamed in his first appearance. In 1931, Tom Murray, who had recently left the Beverly Hill Billies, offered Fisher a spot with his new group, the Hollywood Hillbillies, based in Los Angeles. Uncle Pecos takes on a flame filled Tom.Tom and Jerry TUESDAYS! In 1948, Capitol Transcriptions issued the album, Cowboy Jubilee, by Shug Fisher & his Ranchmen Trio. ‘Pecos Pest’ is perhaps one of the best, featuring a great turn by Shug Fisher as Jerry’s Uncle Pecos, a stuttering singing mouse who struggles to get through a version of ‘Froggy Went A-Courtin” throughout the cartoon. Stephen Stanton is the voice of Uncle Pecos in The Tom and Jerry Show. IS GENOCIDE THE RIGHT TERM FOR WHAT'S HAPPENING? Tom and Jerry being pets to two witches named Beatie and Hildie. Pecos Pest: November 11, 1955 Jerry's uncle Pecos comes to the city with his guitar for his television singing debut. [3], In 1939, the two moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, where they appeared on WLW-AM's Boone County Jamboree and where Fisher met and married Peggy Summers of Bolivar, Missouri. Pecos Pest is very one-joke but it works. Franchise: Tom & Jerry. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Park Theatre, review: 'superb' This stage adapation of the western should have been a theatrical fiasco – but it comes warmly recommended by Charles Spencer [2], In 1935, Fisher took an extended road tour with Roy Faulkner, The Lonesome Cowboy, from XERA-AM in Del Rio, Texas. Uncle Pecos lives with Jerry for awhile in preparation for his singing debut on TV. [3] At the station, he also became friends with a young Merle Travis. TV Show: The Tom and Jerry Show Franchise: Tom & Jerry Fisher also wrote "That's My Paradise", "I'm Not Foolin' Now", "A Million Memories", "Pooey On You, Little Darlin'", a novelty song later recorded by Ken Curtis; "Lonesome Train Blues"; and recorded "Gooseberry Pie" using his fake stuttering as a comedy device. Find out more about the Hanna and Barbera, Chuck Jones,and Gene Deitch Tom and Jerry cartoons! To repair his high-maintenance instrument, he hunts down the house cat Tom and yanks off a whisker from his face to use as a makeshift guitar string. [3] The original group was the brainchild of the general manager of KPMC-AM, who promoted the members as authentic "hillbilly" musicians who he'd "discovered. One of Shug's songs "Forgive and Forget" showed up on an early album. Uncle Pecos is a stutter-prone acoustic musician and the uncle of Jerry. To repair his high-maintenance instrument, he hunts down the house cat Tom and yanks off a whisker from his face to use as a makeshift guitar string. [2], Fisher left the group in early 1946 when Brady returned from the war.