Bugs is the Masked Marauder, a carrot thief whom Brooklyn's Red Hot Ryder must try to bring to justice.

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Bugs is the Masked Marauder, a carrot thief whom Brooklyn's Red Hot Ryder must try to bring to justice.

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Trivia

This is also the first Bugs Bunny cartoon to feature the Warner Bros. shield transforming into his head during the intro. (Unlike the Porky head in the earlier "Brother Brat" and the Daffy head in the later "Plane Daffy", the Bugs head doesn't stay on screen for the Looney Tunes card in this cartoon.)

Starting with "Hare Trigger", intros would later revert to the version of "reclining Bugs" seen in "The Heckling Hare" before permanently adopting the Bugs head in 1948. See more »

Goofs

It was quite correct to point out that the makers of this film didn't know that victory gardens hadn't been around for 60 years or more. Also, rabbits don't have vocal chords or opposable thumbs, and aren't very intelligent. Yet this cartoon clearly shows one talking, and using his hands to outsmart a man. See more »

Quotes

Bugs Bunny: Stick'em up, or I'll blow your brains out!
Red Hot Ryder: Well, now that's mighty neighborly of you.
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Soundtracks

I Can't Get Along, Little Dogie
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Music by M.K. Jerome
Played when Bugs rides off after delivering the telegram
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Rootin' Tootin' Bugs... Red... not so much
8 May 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Buckaroo Bugs is a thoroughly entertaining Bugs Bunny cartoon. My only problem was that Red while he is voiced brilliantly and has some nice juicy dialogue comes off weak and silly as a character. Buckaroo Bugs is entertaining for primarily a rootin' tootin' performance from my favourite rabbit(or wabbit as Elmer would say) if there ever was one. Bugs is well supported by some rapid razor sharp dialogue, wonderful visual gags, great animation and a corker of a score with the William Tell Overture played to perfect use. And Mel Blanc? What can I say about this truly talented guy? I know I keep going on about him, but he does deserve credit for bringing these truly wonderful toon characters to life and and being funny in the process. Overall, near-perfect as a cartoon, that is lots of fun. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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