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Wideo Wabbit (1956)

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

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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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Among the television programs parodied are You Bet Your Life (1950) starring Groucho Marx, You Are There (1953) with Walter Cronkite, and The Liberace Show (1952), starring Liberace. See more »

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Bugs Bunny: [as Liberace] George!
[he gives a giant piano-keys smile, then gestures toward Elmer]
Bugs Bunny: That's my brother, George.
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A-Hunting We Will Go
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Amusing antics through TV land
28 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

Bugs Bunny answers an ad in the paper for rabbits interested in working on television he responds but finds himself not sure what his project is. He discovers too late that he is to be the demonstration subject on Elmer Fudd's hunting hour tv show. The show gets out of control when Fudd has to hunt Bugs through the other television studios.

The plot here is no more than an excuse to let Bugs run through the studios of some famous (of the time) television shows and do impersonations as he outwits Fudd. He does it well and people like Groucho Marx will always be well known, even if some of the others are not. Despite that, the antics they get up to are still funny and Bugs is as tricky as he always is.

Bugs is good and Elmer is a good partner for him, they usually seem to work well together. The character of the studio floor manager is a bit weird - was it just my eyes or was his jacket badly animated? It looked like the grid lines stayed still on the screen and his jacket moved through them.

Overall this is a good cartoon that does just what you want it to do - Bugs conning Fudd and ultimately outsmarting him!


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