When the circus arrives they put the lion's cage right over Bugs' rabbit hole.

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Bugs Bunny / Nero the Lion / Elephant Trumpeting (voice)
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When the circus arrives they put the lion's cage right over Bugs' rabbit hole.

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29 June 1946 (USA)  »

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Trivia

This film short is available as an extra in the Warner DVD of A Night in Casablanca (1946). See more »

Goofs

When Bugs is stuffing the lion into the cannon, they are inside the tent. When the cannon blows up, the background has changed to the outside of the tent. See more »

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Bugs Bunny: Iron bars do not a prison make... but they sure help, eh, Doc?
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Spoofs Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928) See more »

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The Penguin
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Music by Raymond Scott
Played when Nero is sniffing the ground and guessing what's in the hole
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he ain't lion, this is funny
3 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Once again, Bugs Bunny sacred home is violated by careless people. This time the traveling circus put a lion's cage right over the rabbit's hole. So Bug's has to come out of the hole and face Nero (that's the name of the lion), which he does in his usual hilarious style. After a slow and rocky beginning to the cart, it keeps getting better and better and winds up being quite hilarious. Nero the lion turns out to be a pretty good foil for Bugs and that turns this short into a highly memorable one, if still shorn of a classic. This animated short can be found on Disk 1 of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume 3.

My Grade: A-


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