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Haredevil Hare (1948)

Approved | | Family, Animation, Short | 24 July 1948 (USA)
Bugs is tricked into being the first rabbit shot into space. When he lands on the moon he finds Commander X-2 (later known as Marvin Martian) set to blow up planet Earth.

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Bugs Bunny / Marvin the Martian / K-9 / Radio Jingle Singer / Control Center Technicians (voice)
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Bugs Bunny become the first rabbit to go into space, somewhat against his will. Landing on the moon safely, he comes across across a Martian who is on the first Mars to Moon expedition. He casually mentions to Bugs that he's going to blow up the Earth and bugs sets out to stop him. For his part, the Martian sics his dog on him. Written by garykmcd

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First appearance of Marvin the Martian, though he wasn't named until decades later. He has a higher voice and has slightly larger eyes than in his later appearances. See more »

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[first lines]
Bugs Bunny: No, no! I don't want to go! I'm too young to fly! Stop! I've got a wife and kids - millions of kids! Help! I don't wanna be a hero!
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Boy Scout in Switzerland
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Written by Raymond Scott
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One giant leap for Rabbitkind!
23 October 2004 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

Bugs Bunny 'volunteers' somewhat reluctantly (kicking and screaming) to be the first earthling blasted into space. He perks up however when they fill the rocket to the brim with carrots.

After a bone-crushing spell of g-force he lands a little too roughly on the moon and decides to go for a little sight-seeing. On his journey he meets Marvin the Martian (who sounds a little bit different than usual) and his usual plans to blow up the earth for some insane reason.

As usual, hijinks and endless outsmarting follow, all to wonderful effect. It's in this type of anarchy and imagination that Bugs and the rest of the Looney Tunes prove how ingenious they really are.


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