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Snafu in a Propaganda Cartoon on Spies

Updated on May 8, 2014
"Now the military secret that I carry in my brain, I keep in safe deposit with a padlock and chain."
"Now the military secret that I carry in my brain, I keep in safe deposit with a padlock and chain." | Source
Snafu: "Cause when I learn a secret, boy I zipper up my lip."
Snafu: "Cause when I learn a secret, boy I zipper up my lip." | Source


What an hilariously enacted episode highlighting the importance of keeping
tight lipped in the military.

It cosmically shows how alcohol can get the better of us when we have a secret,
humorously illustrating Snafu's brain with a lock and chain around his brain,
melt away as he continues to drink.


"Hello ma, I got a secret, I can only drop a tip, don't breathe a word to no one. But I'm going on a trip."
"Hello ma, I got a secret, I can only drop a tip, don't breathe a word to no one. But I'm going on a trip."

One of the funniest (yet slightly racist) scenes is when we see Snafu
gossiping over he phone and the phone goes transparent to show a spy hiding in
the phone, listening in.


"This message is important, I must fly it double quick."
"This message is important, I must fly it double quick."

A real funny scene is when Snafu is drinking at the local watering hole and
chatting to a woman about his secret, as she is transcribing under the table. This is then translated into a letter where we see a carrier pigeon carrying the letter addressed to Hitler, with a swastika for the stamp.

Snafu ends up in hell in a boiling pot as he is shown a mirror of himself that
turns into a donkey's ass.

Best quotes this episode

Snafu: "I just learned a secret, it's a honey, it's a pip. But the enemy is listening, so I'll never let it slip."

Snafu: "It's been a wonderful evening and I'd like to stay some more. But I gotta get a little move on, I sail at half past four."

German: "He's gotta get a move on now he sails at half past four.

Hitler: "What was that I heard you say my little sauerkraut?"

Demons: "He wonders who in hell it was that let his secret out."

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