A Burmese tiger trap, a pop-up steel wall, a motorcycle, and a box of Acme-brand leg-building vitamins can't help the Coyote (Eatibus anythingus) catch the Road Runner (Hot Rodicus supersonicus).

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A Burmese tiger trap, a pop-up steel wall, a motorcycle, and a box of Acme-brand leg-building vitamins can't help the Coyote (Eatibus anythingus) catch the Road Runner (Hot Rodicus supersonicus).

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This is one of only a few Road Runner cartoons not to use the sound of a declining whistle, usually heard after Wile E. Coyote falls off a cliff. See more »

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Road Runner (Hot Roddicus Supersonicus) See more »

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Followed by Soup or Sonic (1980) See more »

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Grand Central Station
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Written by John Redmond, James Cavanaugh, and Frank Weldon
[Plays over the title card.]
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A Couple Of Original Ideas Make This Fun
17 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wile E. Coyote (Eatibus Anythingus) has a bad reaction after eating some flying insect but he's so hungry he'll eat anything, even an empty tin can on the road. The road runner (Hot- roddicus Supersonicus) races by and runs over the poor, starving coyote. Wile gives chase, showing amazing speed, but who can catch the ultra-fast road runner? So, it's back to Wile to try to use his brains, once again, and figure a way to get this delicious-looking bird-meal.

Outside of some of the normal unsuccessful ploys such as falling boulders and TNT, there are several funny original thoughts, such as "The Burmese Tiger Trap," the automated steel- plated shield and the leg-muscles vitamins!

This was fun, and part of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume Two DVD.


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