In the Canadian North Woods, Bugs is wanted dead or alive and Elmer is out to bring him in.

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Mountie Elmer is on the trail of Bugs who's wanted dead or alive, "preferably dead". Elmer gets handcuffed to a bomb. Bugs looks through all Elmer's keys but can't seem to find the right one... Bugs foils Elmer with tricks like the Elmer-shaped snowman. Finally Bugs lets himself be arrested. Elmer takes Bugs back to the log stockade and puts Bugs up before a Mountie firing squad. But Bugs starts singing "Dixie". The stockade becomes a field of cotton, and all the Mounties, including Elmer, turn into singing Negro minstrels! Written by David Steele

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Features, for the last time, the redesigned overweight Elmer Fudd of the early 40s. See more »

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The display of "Wanted" signs near the beginning are out of order.The music does not match the display. See more »

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Bugs Bunny: [luring Elmer into a tree] Last one in's a rotten egg!
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Featured in Ethnic Notions (1986) See more »

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(I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land
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Written by Daniel Decatur Emmett
Sung by Bugs toward the end
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Stop saying this cartoon is racist!
9 August 2008 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

This is a Bugs Bunny cartoon with an old version of Elmer Fudd.

I was asking my family about the black and white minstrels, after reading reviews for this episode I wanted to know more about them. My family came to a decision that the black and white minstrels were more of a tribute to black people than an insult and it was only really in this day and age that they have been portrayed as politically incorrect. So why are so many people on here (including adults) saying that the black and white minstrels point at the end is racist?! It does not make any sense. Either my family has the wrong idea, or they have the wrong idea - and frankly, my familys' opinion is MY familys', so I will stick with theirs. :)

Anyhow, now that I've heaved that off my shoulders, this is one fun Bugs Bunny cartoon! There is nothing insulting in it at all (as far as I know) and it has a great deal of good jokes packed in! This episode is particularly funny. I also like Bugs Bunny and Elmer here, I wish they kept Elmer's animation like that (he is also smarter here than in his more well-known appearances).

I recommend this fun cartoon to anyone who likes old Bugs Bunny cartoons and does not mind anything too badly that is portrayed as politically incorrect nowadays. Enjoy "Fresh Hare"! :-)


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