Bugs encounters wartime sabotage and takes to the air to do battle.

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Relaxing with a carrot at an army air field, Bugs is reading "Victory Through Hare Power," and scoffs at the notion of "gremlins," little creatures who wreak havoc on planes with their "dia-bo-lickal sabo-tay-gee." His reading is interrupted by a clanging sound, and it turns out to be a little wing-headed being pounding on a bockbuster bomb with a mallet. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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30 October 1943 (USA)  »

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Bugs Bunny and the Gremlin  »

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In the opening scene, Bugs is reading a book titled "Victory Thru Hare Power". It's a spoof on the title of "Victory Through Air Power", by Maj. Alexander de Seversky, published by Garden City Books, NY, in 1942. See more »

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Bugs Bunny: [as Bugs sees the gremlin hitting the bomb, trying to detonate it, with a mallet] Hey, let me give a whack at it?
[Just as Bugs was about to hit it, in a louder voice in shock]
Bugs Bunny: HEY, WHAT AM I DOING?
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We're in to Win
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Music by Morris Orenstein (as Pvt. Morris Orenstein)
Played at the beginning when the censored sign is shown
Also played at the end
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other gremlins, another Bugs
16 April 2007 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Whereas Joe Dante's holiday classic "Gremlins" portrayed its title characters as evil, conniving little monsters, "Falling Hare" shows a (slightly) different side. In this case, Bugs Bunny is reading "Victory Thru Hare Power" when he reads about gremlins sabotaging the airplanes. Naturally, he doesn't believe it. But when a gremlin starts sabotaging the airplane that Bugs is working on, Bugs suddenly changes. Usually the cool-headed, acerbic type, he becomes an impetuous, accident-prone twerp. And the gremlin knows exactly how to use Bugs's weaknesses against him. I guess that you could say that the little guy becomes Bugs, while Bugs becomes most of the other Looney Tunes.

So, while the gremlin here is still conniving, he's clearly got his goals laid out. It's a pretty neat cartoon. And the soldiers' opinions of the sergeant probably would have to get CENSORED!!!!!!!!!!


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