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Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid (1942)

Approved | | Family, Animation, Short | 11 July 1942 (USA)
Mama Buzzard wants her children to learn to bring back meat for dinner. One buzzardling is shy and has to be kicked out of the nest. He's told to at least bring back a rabbit.

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Sara Berner ...
Mama Buzzard (voice) (uncredited)
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Bugs Bunny / Little Buzzards (voice) (uncredited)
Kent Rogers ...
Beaky Buzzard (Killer) (voice) (uncredited)
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Mama Buzzard wants her children to learn to bring back meat for dinner. One buzzardling is shy and has to be kicked out of the nest. He's told to at least bring back a rabbit.

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Bugs Bunny und der Baby-Bussard  »

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Beaky Buzzard's voice and mannerisms are modeled after radio character and ventriloquist dummy Mortimer Snerd, created by Edgar Bergen. Because of this, he was originally given the informal name of 'Snerd Bird' before he acquired the name of Beaky Buzzard. See more »

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Bugs Bunny: Eh, what's up, Doc?
Beaky Buzzard: My mama done told me, "Son, bring something for dinner."
Bugs Bunny: Really? What's cooking? What is it you're looking for?
Beaky Buzzard: Well, it's... um... it's... Now don't tell me! Don't tell me!... It's, um...
[Suddenly grabs Bugs]
Beaky Buzzard: It's a rabbit.
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Referenced in Behind the Tunes: Blanc Expressions (2003) See more »

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Sobre las olas (Over the Waves)
Music by Juventino Rosas
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Clampett's Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid is very funny
8 January 2008 | by (Baton Rouge, LA) – See all my reviews

This is a Bob Clameptt Bugs Bunny cartoon that gives us the Bugs look as we now know him as done by animator Robert McKimson. Pretty cute, huh? Anyway, a buzzard with a voice that sounds like Mortimer Snerd is trying to capture him for his mama. As always, Bugs outsmarts him at every turn but there is one gag in which Bugs thinks he's dying (though even here he cracks, "Grusome, isn't it?"). There's also a wonderfully choreographed big-band dance that is one of the most entertaining animation I've ever seen in these Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies cartoons. Plenty of hilarious Clampett touches abound like the trombone sound Bugs makes when he fingers the buzzard's Adam's apple or the "bee-op" sound you hear in many of these cartoons. That was made by Bob himself. Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid is highly recommended.


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