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 »

Quotes

Bugs Bunny: [Bugs has just been hit on the head with a wrench] Which way did he go, George, which way did he go?
The Gremlin: Hmmm...
[points in both directions]
The Gremlin: That way.
Bugs Bunny: Well, gee, thanks a lot George, thanks a lot.
[upon taking his first step, he immediately falls to the floor. The Gremlin runs over to him and pulls his eyelids open]
The Gremlin: What's the matter, bunny rabbit? Speak to me. Why don't you say something?
Bugs Bunny: I'm only three-and-a-half years old. B-b-b-b-b-b-b-b-b-b-b.
The Gremlin: I like him, he's silly!
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Referenced in Toonheads: The Lost Cartoons (2000) See more »

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Dark Eyes (Otchi Chornya)
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Russian folk song
Played when Bugs repeatedly runs into the door
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"What's all the hubbub, Bub?"
8 September 2015 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Fun Bugs Bunny short with a wartime backdrop. During WWII, unexplained accidents and mechanical problems aboard aircraft were jokingly blamed on mischievous creatures called gremlins (which were inspiration for the creatures in the Joe Dante movie we all know and love). In this cartoon, Bugs doesn't believe that gremlins are causing sabotage to airplanes until he catches one in the act. What follows are a series of funny gags as Bugs tussles with the gremlin on land and in the air. The music and voicework are great. Love the animation, especially the airplane crash dive scene. The gremlin actually gets the best of Bugs throughout the short, something that you didn't see very often.


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