Bugs helps a penguin go home via New Orleans, Martinique, the Panama Canal and finally the South Pole. But the penguin's home is in New Jersey.

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Bugs Bunny / Hobo / Man drinking mint julip in New Orleans / Natives (voice)
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Bugs helps a little penguin get home after the Ice Frolics show he was in is closed. They head south to New Orleans where the penguin gets on the Admiral Byrd, which it turns out is bound for Brooklyn. Their second attempt gets them to the Panama canal but they soon find themselves as the main course for a native dinner. They finally make it to the South Pole but Bugs too late just where home is. Written by garykmcd

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8 July 1950 (USA)  »

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Esse Pingüim é uma Fria  »

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Trivia

The calypso commentary on the plot that Bugs sings in Martinique is a parody of Bogart's radio show, Bold Venture. See more »

Goofs

As the cruise ship leaves New Orleans, mountains are shown ahead. There are no mountains in New Orleans. See more »

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Bugs Bunny: I leave you alone for a few minutes, and what happens? You end up on the menu.
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References The Gold Rush (1925) See more »

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Bye Bye Blackbird
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Music by Ray Henderson
Played as Bugs sees the penguin off at the dock
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Gee, that little penguin sure made MY heart melt!
17 June 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I love 8 Ball Bunny, it was both funny and extremely cute. The animation is beautiful, very colourful and lively, with nice backgrounds especially. The music is rousing and sweet too, and the dialogue sparkles with wit and zest, Bugs has the best lines but the repeated line said by Humphrey Bogart sure was funny. The sight gags are like the cartoon, funny and cute, especially when the little penguin cried or clapped. The characters are great, Bugs is both caring and reluctant, but the penguin held my attention the most. Maybe it's because I have a thing for penguins, but this particular penguin was adorable and melted my heart immediately. Overall, wonderful, well worth watching I think for the penguin alone. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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