Elmer Fudd is taken far into the future (past 1990) and Bugs thinks back to when they first met as little babies.

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Elmer is in tears over his inability to catch a rabbit. A heavenly voice intervenes however and gives him a glimpse into the future, the year 2000 to be precise. Now old, he's armed with a ray gun, the Buck Rogers Lightning quick rabbit killer. Bugs has also moved on in years but he's still a few steps ahead of his old nemesis. He evokes old memories and once again Elmer let's his prey get the upper hand. Written by garykmcd

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28 October 1944 (USA)  »

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Hasenjagd ist angesagt  »

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Trivia

Musical Director Carl W. Stalling's name appears in a newspaper article Elmer Fudd reads at the beginning of this cartoon. The headline reads, "Smellevision Replaces Television" followed by the byline, "Carl Stalling sez, 'It Will Never Work!'" See more »

Goofs

As Bugs digs "his" grave, he shovels the dirt to his left, but in the next shot, as he buries Elmer he shovels from the right. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Elmer J. Fudd: [crying] I twied and I twied, but I just simpwy can't seem to catch that old wabbit!
God: If at first you don't succeed, Elmer, try, try again.
Elmer J. Fudd: Twy, twy again? Yeah, but how wong will it take?
God: Come, Elmer. Let us look far into the future.
Elmer J. Fudd: Will I eventually catch the wabbit?
God: Come, Elmer. Come past the years 1950, 1960, past 1970, '80, '90... When you hear the sound of the gong, it will be exactly 2000 A.D.
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Crazy Credits

After Bugs hands Elmer the lit stick of dynamite, the cartoon ends, but you can still hear the fuse burning. As the dynamite explodes, the "That's All Folks!" card shakes wildly. See more »


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The Old Grey Mare
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Another classic Bugs.
24 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

This one makes me laugh. True, it's not a Chuck Jones, who many consider the master of the genre, but it's right up there at the top.

Elmer Fudd is probably my favorite foil to bugs, and here he is brimming with pathos. His stutter is as prominent as his brow, and the script for this is astounding. Whomever wrote these little 'cartoons' hopefully moved on to great things, because they are better than most films made today! Well worth your time.


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