Elmer is a dimwitted hunter, "wooking for wabbits." Bugs is clever, smooth-talking character, who confuses Elmer with double-talk and misdirection. Elmer is no match for the wascally wabbit, even when he thinks Bugs is dead. Written by
Did You Know?
There are at least two conflicting stories as to who came up with the "What's up, Doc?" line. Tex Avery
claimed that he based the line on an expression used by his friends in Texas. However, Mel Blanc
claimed that it was an ad-lib that he came up with while recording the dialogue. See more
[first occurence of this line
Be vewy, vewy qwiet. I'm hunting wabbits.
(ca. 1755) (uncredited)
Traditional music of English origin See more