When a hunter learns of higher meat prices, he goes off to kill a proto-Bugs rabbit - but runs into constant obstacles.

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When a hunter learns of higher meat prices, he goes off to kill a proto-Bugs rabbit - but runs into constant obstacles.

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It was during production of this cartoon that Bugs Bunny's name originated. Designer Charles Thorson redesigned the rabbit character and labeled the model sheet "Bug's Bunny," after co-director Ben Hardaway's nickname, Bugs. See more »

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Rabbit: [disguised as a doctor] Do you have dizzy spells? Do you see spots? Do your ears ring? Are you subject to fits? So am I. Maybe that's what's the matter with me!
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Follows Prest-O Change-O (1939) See more »

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Corn Pickin'
Music by Harry Warren
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The wabbit here is a mixture between Happy Rabbit and Bugs Bunny
27 August 2008 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

Genre: A Looney Tunes episode.

Happy Rabbit was the first version of Bugs Bunny and hardly looked like him at all. He appeared in only two episodes, "Porky's Hare Hunt" and "Prest-O Change-O".

And of course everyone knows who Bugs Bunny is, so hopefully now you have an idea of what the bunny here is like. Oh - and one more thing, he is a great deal crazier than Bugs Bunny is. He also appears in "Elmer's Candid Camera" (which appears on the first Looney Tunes Golden Collection so it is easy for most people to watch).

Anyhow, in this episode, a hunter (who is not Elmer and more mean) reads in the newspaper that meat prices are increasing and so he goes off to hunt a rabbit with his dog (who, surprisingly, with a cruel owner, is very sweet and faithful). Who do they find, but this new rabbit(who, admittedly, I am not sure of the name of, although he could be called Happy Rabbit as well)! He is not going to make it easy for the dog or the man to shoot him in any way whatsoever...!

I like this episode because of the bunny here (whatever his name is), the dog, the animation, the lines and a very funny (and arbitrary) song in the middle.

A cartoon worth watching! I recommend it especially to people who have seen Happy Rabbit (if you have not, do and then watch this) and to people who are interested in historical WB cartoons. Enjoy "Hare-um Scare-um"! :-)


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