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8 Ball Bunny (1950)

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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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Goofs

The South American native's use of the word "bwana" (referring to the Fred Dobbs ) is out of place since it is an African term originating in the Swahili language. 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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Featured in Happy Birthday, Bugs!: 50 Looney Years (1990) See more »

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Kiss Me Sweet
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Written by Milton Drake
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Oooh! I'm dyin'!
10 May 2006 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

Bugs Bunny's peaceful sleep is interrupted by a stray baby penguin. Unable to turn away such a little cutie, with big, sad eyes, Bugs makes it his duty to take him back home. When he finds out home is actually in the South Pole he wishes he hadn't.

So begins a long trek south, through Mexico and jungles and mountains. It's quite funny and Bugs' antics are wonderfully amusing as usual. I'm not sure what the deal is with the hobo who looks like Humphrey Bogart but it's obviously a reference to a movie I've not seen.

Like the best of Looney Tunes cartoons, this one ends with an hilarious twist.


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