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The Big Snooze (1946)

Elmer Fudd walks out of a typical Bugs cartoon, so Bugs gets back at him by disturbing Elmer's sleep using "nightmare paint."

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Elmer Fudd walks out of a typical Bugs cartoon, so Bugs gets back at him by disturbing Elmer's sleep using "nightmare paint."

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5 October 1946 (USA)  »

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Das große Schlummern  »

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Trivia

Elmer tears up his contract with Warners and leaves. This cartoon was also the last made by Robert Clampett before he left Warners, though there were some others in the pipeline that came out later. See more »

Goofs

After the dream, Elmer arrives back at the log in a rush and the pieces of contract blow about in the air. A nearly off-screen Bugs on the left looks like he mouthes his catchphrase: "Ehhhh, What's up Doc?", but there is no sound. See more »

Quotes

[Bugs has dressed Elmer as a very shapely female to make him attractive to some Hollywood wolves]
Elmer Fudd: Gwacious!
[to the audience]
Elmer Fudd: Have any of you giwls evew had an expewience wike this?
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Edited from All This and Rabbit Stew (1941) See more »

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Frühlingslied (Spring Song)
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Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
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Incredibly Wild!
13 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Elmer Fudd is the doing the normal thing for him: hunting for Bugs Bunny in the woods. Bugs cleverly uses a log and a cliff to repeat the same joke three times, but it's always funny. Finally, Elmer has had it. He tired of always losing "in these cartoons." He takes his Warner Brothers contract and rips it up!

"From now on, its nothing but fishing for me, and no more wabbits," announces Elmer to a stunned Bugs, who pleads with him to change his mind. "Doc, you can't do this to me. Look at all we've been through. We're like Rabbit & Costello," he says. (That's one of the things I love about these cartoons - great, inventive dialog.)

While Elmer's peacefully dreaming, Bugs invades his dream! This is one of the wildest, funniest Bug Bunny cartoons I have ever seen - just brilliant material.


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