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Hot Cross Bunny (1948)

At Eureka Experimental Hospital, a doctor plans to switch the characteristics of a chicken into the brain and a rabbit, into each other. Bugs Bunny was registered as the experimental rabbit, Number 46.

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At Eureka Experimental Hospital, a doctor plans to switch the characteristics of a chicken into the brain and a rabbit, into each other. Bugs Bunny was registered as the experimental rabbit, Number 46.

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The song Bugs dances to trying to amuse the doctors in the stands is the same one Daffy Duck dances to in Show Biz Bugs (1957). See more »

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Doctor: [the experiment results in him changing bodies with the chicken] In our next experiment we shall reverse the procedure - I hope.
Bugs Bunny: Looks like Doc is a victim of fowl play.
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Carolina in the Morning
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Music by Walter Donaldson
Played when Bugs is lying in bed at the beginning
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"Printed by the Allied Trades Council Local 472."
23 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

Very entertaining Bugs Bunny short directed by Robert McKimson. In this one Bugs is the test subject for a mad scientist who wants to switch Bugs' brain with that of a chicken. The poor scientist has no idea who he's messing with. Beautiful animation with lovely colors and well-drawn characters and backgrounds. The music is whimsical and fun. The immortal Mel Blanc's voice work is, as always, terrific. There are a lot of good gags and lines in this one. The highlights include the oxygen tent gag and, my personal favorite, Bugs doing his impression of Lionel Barrymore's Dr. Gillespie. It's not the best Bugs short but it is a very good one.


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