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Rabbit Punch (1948)

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Heckling the Champ gets Bugs into the world championship fight as the challenger.

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Heckling the Champ gets Bugs into the world championship fight as the challenger.

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10 April 1948 (USA)  »

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[after film "breaks"]
Bugs Bunny: Ladies and gentlemen. Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to continue with this picture. And, eh, confidentially, that film didn't exactly break.
[holds up scissors, winks at audience]
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Referenced in The Turn-Tale Wolf (1952) See more »

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Home Sweet Home
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Music by H.R. Bishop
Played when Bugs is sitting in a chair reading a book
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What a great cartoon!
14 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

This old Merrie Melodies short transports one of our favorite cartoon heroes of all time, Bugs Bunny, into the world of professional boxing. The World Heavyweight Champion, known as the Champ, punched a Puny Boxer. Bugs criticized him for being a "dirty fightah," allowing him to be the new challenger, substituting for the Puny Boxer against the Champ. At last, Bugs survives after 110 rounds of boxing and wrestling combined. I liked the part where Bugs and the Champ took their boxing gloves off and made the sport look like wrestling. But in real life, you could be disqualified (DDQ) for that.


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