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Tortoise Wins by a Hare (1943)

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Bugs challenges Cecil Turtle to race, only this time he's wearing an aerodynamic suit like Cecil's. Unfortunately, the gambling ring has bet everything on the rabbit, and Bugs now looks like a tortoise.

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Bugs challenges Cecil Turtle to race, only this time he's wearing an aerodynamic suit like Cecil's. Unfortunately, the gambling ring has bet everything on the rabbit, and Bugs now looks like a tortoise.

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A small amount of stock footage from Tortoise Beats Hare (1941) is used for the opening sequence. See more »

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Rabbit Thugs: [after spotting Bugs run by in his turtle suit] Uh, duh, duh hey you's guys here comes the toitle!
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We Did It Before (and We Can Do It Again)
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Written by Cliff Friend and Charles Tobias
Sung by the turtles as "He Did It Before and He Can Do It Again"
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Why Can't The Rabbit Beat The Turtle?
12 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bug is watching a movie about the famous race between "The Tortoise And The Hare." Bugs is frustrated and asks aloud, "Why does he (the turtle) always win?"

Bugs then turns to us, the audience, and explains all the reasons the rabbit should prevail in this contest. He then decides to go and ask (while in disguise, of course) "Cecil Turtle" the secret to his success. Cecil, wise to him from the start, gives him a lot of baloney about "airflow chassis that we turtles are designed with," etc. Bugs buys it, checking all the info out that is printed on blueprints.

Bugs then challenges the turtle to another race, to get the honor of the rabbit back....and that's the rest of the animated short. It was very good overall, even if we knew who was going to win that rematch.


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