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Rabbit Seasoning (1952)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Family, Short  |  20 September 1952 (USA)
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Daffy Duck tricks Elmer Fudd into believing it's rabbit season; but Bugs Bunny uses a female disguise and faulty pronouns to fight back.

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Daffy Duck has signs hanging from every inch of every available tree announcing that it's rabbit season. But, you guessed it - it's really duck season. Elmer Fudd appears: he's the only hunter alive dumb enough to fall for the gag. He's even dumber than that. When Bugs Bunny strides up to him and asks how the rabbit hunting is going, Elmer admits that he hasn't seen a rabbit yet. This is more than Daffy can stand. He emerges from his hiding place and immediately points to a rabbit: Bugs Bunny. "Shoot him now!" Daffy screams. "You be quiet," says Bugs. "He doesn't have to shoot you now." Daffy insists that he does. After Daffy returns his blasted-off beak to his head, he is doomed to more arguments infected with "pronoun trouble" which all have the same result. Later, Bugs dresses as a sexy woman and flirtingly ask Elmer for a duck dinner. Will Daffy get the last laugh? "Ha, ha, very funny! Ha, ha, ha!" Written by J. Spurlin

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Temporada de cacería de conejos  »

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Daffy Duck: Awfully unsporting of me, I know, but what the hey, I gotta have some fun. And besides, it's really duck season.
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Referenced in Bugs Bunny: Lost in Time (1999) See more »

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The best of the trilogy
17 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

While other people have said this is the weakest of the Chuck Jones "hunting trilogy," I actually think this one's the best. I always get a kick out of that "Would you like to shoot me now or wait till you get home?" gag. It's funny how no matter what, it's always Daffy that gets shot, not Bugs. Oh, and I liked Daffy's line at the beginning, "Awfully unthporting of me, I know, but hey I gotta have some fun!"


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