While vacationing in the Ozark Mountains, Bugs Bunny encounters Curt and Pumpkinhead Martin, two dimwitted hillbillies who are duped by Bugs into a violent square dance.

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While vacationing in the Ozark Mountains, Bugs Bunny encounters Curt and Pumpkinhead Martin, two dimwitted hillbillies who are duped by Bugs into a violent square dance.

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Trivia

President number 26, Theodore Roosevelt, is referenced in two Bugs Bunny cartoons - this one and Ballot Box Bunny (1951). See more »

Goofs

Bugs cuts the ends off both the Martin brothers' beards to end the tug of war, but when the two come out of the creek (and for the rest of the cartoon) their beards are intact. See more »

Quotes

Curt Martin: Be y'all a Martin or be y'all a Coy, rabbit?
Bugs Bunny: Well, my friends say I'm very coy. Hee hee hee hee!
Curt Martin: A Coy! Square off, ya shoat. Me and you's a'feudin' on account of I'm a Martin!
[presses trigger of his oversized rifle]
Bugs Bunny: Boo hoo. Now I'll never see my wife and younguns again. Never, no more. Boo hoo hoo.
Curt Martin: [the bullet almost leaves the barrel, but Bugs ties a knot in the barrel] Hey, ye dern fool! What's the idear of tyin' knots in me rifle barrel?
[Curt unties his rifle barrel and gets blasted]
Curt Martin: Just ...
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Edited into Daffy Duck's Quackbusters (1988) See more »

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Jesse James
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Played when the Martin boys run past the square dance house
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Bow to your partner, bow to the gentleman across the hall...
22 December 2000 | by (Nebraska) – See all my reviews

Ah, one for the time capsules.

HILLBILLY HARE is likely the most violent cartoon ever created. But, the violence is not the brainless "Tom and Jerry" variety, despite the fact that the "do-gooders" lump this in with that garbage.

The violence that permeates H-H is motivated, timed and distinctly mired in hilarity. I simply cannot square-dance (not that I really ever WANTED TO) because of the fear I'll latch into the "grab a fencepost, hold it tight; whallop your partner with all your might" cadence.

Without a doubt, the removal of this cartoon from television (the thought police even keep it of of CARTOON NETWORK) badly hurt the nation's sense of absurd humor. Thank God for the video!


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