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Wile E. Coyote, nemesis of the Road Runner, makes the first of several attempts to use Bugs Bunny to satisfy both his craving for food and his mental craving for the thrill of capturing some helpless desert animal with an elaborate scientific contraption. Written by Anonymous

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19 January 1952 (USA)  »

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This was also the first cartoon to put Wile E. Coyote against Bugs Bunny. See more »

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Wile E. Coyote: Brilliance. That's all I can say. Sheer, unadulterated brilliance!
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Featured in Fringe: Inner Child (2009) See more »

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La Vie en Rose
Music by Louiguy
Lyrics by Édith Piaf
Played when Wile E. Coyote woos the mechanical coyote
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My personal favourite of the Bugs vs. Coyote cartoons
28 June 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I love Bugs Bunny and I like Wile E.Coyote, and I thoroughly enjoy their cartoons together on the whole. Yes even more so than the Raodrunner vs. Coyote cartoons, I like those too but these have more wit and personality. Operation:Rabbit is my personal favourite of their cartoons, it is simply brilliant. Whether it is the best Looney Tunes short, or one of their better ones, or even my favourite cartoon is up for debate still in my mind, but I cannot deny whatever the answer this cartoon is excellent. Great animation, energetic music, cracking pace, witty dialogue and wonderful sight gags are just a few things to like about Operation:Rabbit. Plus Bugs and Coyote work perfectly together, cunning Wile E.Coyote is wonderful with Bugs who is every bit his equal in terms of personality and Mel Blanc voices both characters brilliantly as he always does. Overall, brilliant and recommended. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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