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Hook, Line and Stinker (1958)

Wile E. Coyote hopes to catch the Road Runner using a mallet, a cooking pan, a TNT stick, a balloon, and a piano dropped from a precipice. The last of these results in Wile E. falling to ... See full summary »

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Wile E. Coyote hopes to catch the Road Runner using a mallet, a cooking pan, a TNT stick, a balloon, and a piano dropped from a precipice. The last of these results in Wile E. falling to the road below along with the piano and ending up with 88 teeth. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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This is one of six WB cartoons using stock music instead of an original score because of a musicians' strike in 1958. The others are Pre-Hysterical Hare, Weasel While You Work, Hip Hip-Hurry! (another Coyote/Road Runner cartoon), Gopher Broke, and A Bird in a Bonnet. See more »

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Coyote (Famishius Famishius) See more »

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Followed by Soup or Sonic (1980) See more »

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Toyland Burglar (GR-256)
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Music by Philip Green
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Carl Stalling is missed
22 October 2000 | by (Oakland, CA) – See all my reviews

Not a bad Roadrunner effort, the film is hindered substantially by a score that will not let up, hammering away at the comedy when silence usually works best when Wile E.'s plans start to fail. Especially unfortunate since this is one where an early Coyote mishap provides an ongoing thread throughout the rest of the short--a nice Jones touch.


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