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Quick Draw was usually depicted as a sheriff in these short films set in the American Old West. Each episode was approximately six minutes long; this allowed four episodes per half-hour program with commercial advertisements in between. Quick Draw was often accompanied by his deputy, a Mexican burro called Baba Looey (Desi Arnaz had a hit song in the 1950s called "Babalu"), who spoke English with a Mexican accent and was also voiced by Butler. In the Latin-American version, Quick Draw (Tiro Loco McGraw) speaks in a very English-influenced accent, and Baba Looey (Pepe Trueno) speaks in a very Mexican accent, so it was clear that Quick Draw was the alien, and there was no need to adapt any feature of the story. Quick Draw satirized the westerns that were popular among the American public at the time. His character was well-intentioned, but somewhat dim. Often, Baba Looey was a more astute judge of the problem at hand than Quick Draw. Baba Looey would start to tell Quick Draw what he was thinking: "Queeks Draw, I theen...", whereupon Quick Draw would interrupt with his catchphrase: "Now hoooooold on thar, Baba Looey! I'll do the "thinnin'" around here, and doooon't you forget e-it!" Quick Draw spoke with a heavy drawl, as shown by his catchphrase. It was clear, however, that Baba Looey was much smarter than Quick Draw but loyal to a fault, similar to the earlier Hanna-Barbera pairing of the whimsical Yogi Bear and his practical sidekick Boo-Boo. (Both teams vaguely referencing the classic team of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza) Quick Draw was himself a horse caricature who walked on two legs like a human (as did Baba Looey), and had "hands" that were hooves with thumbs and could hold objects such as guns. This did not stop the show's producers from depicting him riding into town on a realistic horse, or, as seen in the show's opening credits, driving a stagecoach pulled by a whole team of realistic horses. This aspect was made light of in the 1980s made-for-television film The Good, the Bad, and Huckleberry Hound, which featured Quick Draw. In a series of episodes, Quick Draw would also assume the identity of the masked vigilante "El Kabong" (a parody of Zorro). His introduction went as follows - "Of all the heroes in legend and song. there's none as brave as El Kabong" - As El Kabong, Quick Draw would attack his foes by swooping down on a rope with the onomatopoeiac war cry "KABOOOOOONG!", or, at times, "OLAYYYYEEEE!" and hitting them on the head with an acoustic guitar which is always referred to as a "kabonger", producing a distinctive kabong sound and usually destroying the guitar in the process. The "guitar" was usually drawn as a four stringed quatro. On the cartoon's soundtrack, the "kabong" sound effect was produced by a foley artist striking the detuned open strings of a cheap acoustic guitar. (Without any of the obvious cartoon theatrics, this would also be reprised by several professional wrestlers, referred to then either under El Kabong's name or as the "Acoustic Equalizer".) Quick Draw McGraw's supporting characters in The Quick Draw McGraw Show's two other segments were Augie Doggie and Doggie Daddy, father-and-son dogs (the father played as a parody of Jimmy Durante), and Super Snooper and Blabbermouse, cat and mouse detective partners. Another featured character was Snuffles, the dog who would point to his mouth and "ah-ah-ah-" when he wanted a biscuit, then hug himself, leap up in the air, and float back down after having eaten one. QuickDrawMcGraw Pick Be Elder Of TrunderClan Affer MouseFur Died

Physical appearance

He wears a cowboy hat and cowboy scarf.


He doesn't like being corrected. His catchphrase is "I'll do the thin'in' around here, and doon't you forget it."

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