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The Wabbit Who Came to Supper (1942)

Bugs Bunny exploits the situation when an uncle leaves Elmer Fudd three million dollars on the condition that he harm no animals, especially rabbits.

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Bugs Bunny / Telegram Boy / Delivery Man (voice) (uncredited)
Arthur Q. Bryan ...
Elmer Fudd (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Elmer Fudd is already hunting Bugs when he learns that he will inherit three million dollars from Uncle Louie if he doesn't harm animals, especially rabbits. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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28 March 1942 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Hase, der zum Essen kam  »

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Trivia

A line from Bugs' phone conversation, "Is that you, Myrt? How's every little thing?", is lifted from a running gag on the popular radio show "Fibber McGee and Molly". See more »

Goofs

Going by the deductions as listed in the special delivery letter, Elmer is actually left with a final balance of $902,934.04. See more »

Quotes

Delivery Boy: Easter greetings!
[Throws Elmer Fudd a giant package in the shape of an Easter Egg]
Many Rabbits: [Package pops open, revealing many baby rabbits] Eh, what's up doc?
[All the rabbits jump out and all over the place]
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Connections

Edited from Elmer's Pet Rabbit (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Auld Lang Syne
(uncredited)
Traditional
Lyrics by Robert Burns
Sung by Bugs and Elmer
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What's supper, doc?
19 February 2007 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

"The Wabbit Who Came to Supper" gives one the idea of milking a situation to the nth degree. When Elmer Fudd - looking like a walking heart attack (they were making him fat at this time so as to resemble his voice artist Arthur Q. Bryan) - receives a letter telling him that he'll inherit $3 million as long as he doesn't harm any animals, especially rabbits, Bugs Bunny (who overheard Elmer reading the telegram) promptly invades Elmer's house and does everything possible to annoy Elmer. How I would love to try that! It just goes to show why these cartoons were so great: they were never afraid to pull any wacky gag that they could think of. And this one has some great gags! So check it out. You're sure to love it.

And remember: don't go down there; it's dark!


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