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Tortoise Wins by a Hare (1943)

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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20 February 1943 (USA)  »

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This cartoon is available on Blu-ray, beautifully restored in high definition, in the Looney Tunes Platinum Collection, Volume 2. See more »

Quotes

Bugs Bunny: You fools! What are you doing? I'm the rabbit! The rabbit! Look, I'm the rabbit!
Rabbit Thugs: Eh, now he tells us.
[shoot themselves in the head]
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Music by John F. Barth
Played when Bugs first uses the streamlined chassis
Also played when Bugs runs through the mine field
Also played when Bugs passes Cecil and declares that he's going to win
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Boring
5 November 2004 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

Bugs is sure acting out of character in this cartoon. He sounds and behaves a lot like Daffy Duck. Why would Bugs cheat in a race with a turtle? He doesn't need to. But he's made to, to fit in with the story of this dull short.

So he loses the first race and wants to go again, like Mike Tyson being unable to lose with the indignity of a defeat. Bugs is now bound to win with the support of other rabbits and the mob behind him. But he disguises himself as a turtle (and the turtle a rabbit) for the race. Naturally the rabbits and the mob fall for this and keep him behind while the real turtle wins.

Then they all commit suicide by blowing their brains out!

Strange. Not funny. And one kick yourself for missing.


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