The Talking Magpies, released January 4, 1946, was the first Terrytoons cartoon to feature a pair of wisecracking magpies. This was a husband-and-wife pair, not the pair of identical birds that they would become. Terry was taken with the idea of a pair of identical characters, and followed up with The Uninvited Pests (Nov 29, 1946), which established the pair as new characters.

Uninvited Pests

Farmer Al Falfa and his dog try to have a private picnic, but Heckle & Jeckle decide to freeload. The usual hijinks ensue as the

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