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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After Wile E. Coyote takes his Acme Super Leg Muscle Supplement, he takes off in a blaze of fire. The road runner leaves smoke, the coyote leaves fire. The sounds for this fire effect, done by sound genius Treg Brown, were made using an old flame thrower, a motorcycle clip, and sounds from the airplanes in Dawn Patrol, all sped up a bit. See more »

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Coyote (Eatibus Anythingus) See more »

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Followed by Boulder Wham! (1965) See more »

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A Cup of Coffee, a Sandwich and You
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2 May 2009 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Stop! Look! and Hasten! (1954)

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Another good entry in the Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner series has our favorite dumb but hard working friend still trying to catch his dinner. A motorcycle, a tiger, leg building vitamins and even a pop up steel wall are just some of the devices used by Wile. This is another fun, if routine, entry that manages to offer up some good twists as well as some nice laughs. The best sequence in my opinion is the one where Wile digs a trap to catch his dinner and thinks it has worked until he jumps into the hole. Another nice gag deals with him taking some vitamins to grow stronger legs, which makes him run faster but there is naturally a downfall.


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