Cartoon Culture Cartoons Summoned to Court By Jerry Beck | 12/04/2007 11:20 am | 11 Share Tweet Email Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Email 11 In a “clerical error worthy of a Looney Tunes cartoon“, a court in Naples sent a summons to Tweety, Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck ordering them to appear Friday at a copyright infringement trial. This AP story made my day. We welcome thoughtful comments on articles, but please read our community guidelines before participating. All comments are moderated and will not immediately appear on the site; your patience is appreciated. wundermild “Unfortunately they cannot show up, as they are residents of Disneyland.” – Does that mean that Tweety will also be called to court for unlawful entry? Larry Levine I guess Mickey, Donald & Tweety Pie are CHARACTER witnesses in the case! Bill Field If you see a giant mouse hopping around the judges chambers, you’ll know it’s a kangaroo court. BJ Wanlund CHARACTER witnesses, CLASSIC!!! And Bill, good point. It probably IS a kangaroo court, knowing what kinds of grave clerical errors come out of it! Behonkiss They should just have Wayne Allwine and Joe Alaskey come in and do the trial in character, record it, and broadcast it for the world to see. Brandon Pierce How the heck did Scooby Doo get left out in a copyright infringement toy company? Totally missed oppurtunity… Andrew I heard about this in the news. That made MY day too. red pill junkie “Do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you Walt?” ;-) Melle XD Haha!! I agree wtih Behonkiss!! Now THAT’D be worth seeing! I bet it’d be filled with hilarity! XD Christopher Cook Some thirty years ago, National Lampoon had an article on Wile E. Coyote’s suit against the ACME corporation for breach of contract, faulty merchandise and bodily injury. Maggie Simpson I’d like to see Mighty Mouse be arrested for “reckless endangerment” Previous PostPapu is a Smash! Next Post"Feeling Good"