Bugs Bunny is chased by Elmer Fudd throughout a TV studio and its various productions.

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Bugs Bunny / QTTV Producer / Elmer Fudd - Yelping (voice)
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Bugs Bunny decides not to be the victim in Elmer's "The Sportman's Hour" TV program and is chased through other shows at the studio. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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27 October 1956 (USA)  »

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This is the final short to feature Bugs Bunny's theme music, "What's Up Doc?" playing over the opening titles. See more »

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Bugs Bunny: [as Liberace] George!
[giant piano-keys smile]
Bugs Bunny: that's my brother george.
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Spoofs You Asked for It (1950) See more »

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Pop Goes the Weasel
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they couldn't do this nowadays
30 September 2007 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Everyone knows what happens when Elmer Fudd hunts Bugs Bunny, but "Wideo Wabbit" throws in a new twist: the hunt is the plot of a TV show. Of course, once Bugs realizes what's going on, he promptly starts doing his usual stuff. To a hilarious extent, I might add.

We get to see parodies of famous 1950s shows: "You Beat Your Wife", for instance. While we in the 21st century might not get all the references, the antics themselves are a hoot. And besides, who doesn't like to see TV spoofed? It brings to mind the fact that present-day TV seems to be dominated by reality shows, talking heads, and the cult of celebrity. When I see how they give Bugs an electric shock to get him out of his rabbit hole, it reminds me of the degrading things that people do to themselves or other people on reality shows.

But I digress. I really liked this cartoon, and you probably will too.


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