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Rabbit Transit (1947)

Approved | | Animation, Family, Short | 10 May 1947 (USA)
This time Bugs' race with Cecil Turtle features a rocket-powered tortoise shell.

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Bugs Bunny / Cecil Turtle / Deliverymen / Telegram Boys (voice)
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This time Bugs' race with Cecil Turtle features a rocket-powered tortoise shell.

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Trivia

After the police arrest Bugs Bunny, Cecil Turtle says one of Bugs' trademark lines: "Gee, ain't I a stinker?". See more »

Goofs

When Bugs smashes into the tree, he hits it face first. Yet when he slides to the ground, his back is facing the tree. See more »

Quotes

Cecil Turtle: [Cecil spots Bugs running by wearing his shell] That feller there had a shell just like mine, yep just like mine.
[then he realizes that his turtle shell is missing]
Cecil Turtle: [in deep shock] Duh? Mine!
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Connections

Follows Tortoise Beats Hare (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Arkansas Traveler
(uncredited)
Music by Sanford Faulkner
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Bugs and Cecil III
2 May 2009 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Rabbit Transit (1947)

*** (out of 4)

Third and final meeting between Bugs Bunny and Cecil Turtle has them racing cross country and both promising not to cheat, although that rule gets thrown out early on. This short isn't nearly as good as the previous two but there's still enough charm here to make it worth watching. What really brings this short down is the fact that there aren't enough laughs to keep it going. I wouldn't say we've seen this stuff too many times before but there's certain freshness missing from the story, characters and even some of the gags like the power jet turtle shell.


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