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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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Did You Know?

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: I'm kind of a slick item, huh?
[laughs]
Cecil Turtle: Sure got the best of him there.
[laughs some more]
Bugs Bunny: [Roasting a hotdog over the gas] Mmm mmm, nothing like a hotdog cooked out of doors, oops almost forgot old boyscout rule!
[takes out a bucket of water]
Bugs Bunny: Never go away and leave a fire boining
[throw the water into the shell]
Bugs Bunny: So long Flash! See ya at Grant's Tomb! If you ever get there.
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Connections

Featured in Behind the Tunes: Once Upon a Looney Tune (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Arkansas Traveler
(uncredited)
Music by Sanford Faulkner
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A Looney Tunes twist on the fable The Tortoise and the Hare
10 June 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed Rabbit Transit, I felt it was a lot of fun. The only real quibble I have is that although Bugs himself is great, he is not as confident as he usually is and he is shown to be easily tricked here. This wasn't distracting as such, it's just that I love Bugs and his persona and this wasn't quite the Bugs I fell in love with. That said, the story is wonderful, a very fun twist on The Tortoise and the Hare or so it seemed, the animation is colourful and lively, the music is rousing and there are enough witty dialogue and sharp sight gags to amuse even the fussiest Looney Tunes fan. And I loved Cecil, he is a turtle, but he is an endearing and funny one. Plus Mel Blanc's vocals are superb. Overall, a wonderful Looney Tunes cartoon, very funny. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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