Goofy and Wilbur (film) Goofy cartoon; released on March 17, 1939. Directed by Dick Huemer. Goofy and his pet grasshopper, Wilbur, are fishing partners with Wilbur attracting fish for Goofy to catch. In trying to avoid being eaten by a fish, Wilbur is swallowed by a frog. Goofy gives chase, but the frog is swallowed by a stork. Goofy is sad when the stork gets away from him at the nest, but he finds Wilbur in the stork’s egg.