Wile E. Coyote is so hungry that he forms a chicken out of mud, bakes it, and tries to eat it, causing one of his teeth to fall out. He throws the mud bird away when a real one comes along ... See full summary »

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Wile E. Coyote is so hungry that he forms a chicken out of mud, bakes it, and tries to eat it, causing one of his teeth to fall out. He throws the mud bird away when a real one comes along - the Road Runner, who runs so fast that he literally burns up the road, setting Wile E.'s feet on fire! Wile E. schemes to catch the Road Runner using a rope, a sling-shot, a gun on a spring, a rotating circle of spiked balls, a booby-trapped ladder, and a load of rocks. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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It Would Be Nice To See Wile Eating Well Just Once
23 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Michael Maltese must have liked to start a number of these cartoons showing just how starved poor Wile E. Coyote is, that he will do anything to feed his empty stomach. Here, he bakes mud in his oven, pretending it's a chicken. Once it bites into it, he discovers the sad truth and "Famishius Fantasticus" dumps it into his trash bin. The rude Road Runner (Dig- Outius Tid-Bittius) races by, knocking down Wile and making the trash can land on top of his head....and smugly sticking out his tongue while racing away. (Just once I'd like to see poor Wile give the RR what's coming to him!)

In addition, before the chase starts and Wile's wild ploys to catch the bird, he has to desperately search for water because his butt's on fire.

The spring-loaded gun sequence was excellent and really laughed at Wile's little umbrella trying to protect him falling boulders. Otherwise, overall it just a "fair" Road Runner cartoon. Not bad, but not memorable, either.


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