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Fast and Furry-ous (1949)

The very first cartoon in Warner Bros. popular Wile E. Coyote and Roadrunner series of cartoons. This one has the Coyote chasing the Roadrunner using a rather ingenious invention combining a fridge, a meat grinder, ice cubes, and skis.

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In their first appearance in a Warner Bros. cartoon, the Coyote (Carnivorous vulgaris) and The Road Runner (Accelerati incredibulis) launch their neverending series of chases through the desert, and The Coyote begins his relationship with the Acme Corporation in his quest for the perfect Road Runner-catching device. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Fetzig und hetzig  »

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Trivia

In the early stages of his design, Wile E. Coyote's name was Don Coyote. See more »

Goofs

When Wile is tossing the boomerang up and down his tail disappears for a few frames. See more »

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Road Runner: Meep, meep!
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Roadrunner (Accelerati Incredibulis) See more »

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Followed by There They Go-Go-Go! (1956) See more »

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Dance of the Comedians
from "The Bartered Bride"
Music by Bedrich Smetana
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The very first
21 April 2004 | by (The Hague, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

'Fast and Furry-ous' is the cartoon that started the chases between Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote. The cartoons with those two characters belong to my favorites. From the opening where Road Runner is introduced with his kind of Latin name Accelerati Incredibulis and Coyote with his kind of Latin name Carnivarious Vulgaris the shorts are always funny.

Funny I say, but also very predictable. With this first cartoon that is a fact as well. May it is the charm of a cartoon like this. You expect something, exactly that will happen, and still it is funny. There is one surprise in this one and that is the ending. I laughed numerous times. If it was really the first one I saw I would have laughed even more. This is a great cartoon.


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