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Knighty Knight Bugs (1958)

Court jester Bugs races against the Black Knight (Yosemite Sam) and his sneezing dragon in pursuit of the Singing Sword.

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Bugs Bunny / Yosemite Sam / King Arthur / Sir Osis of Liver / Sir Loin of Beef / The Dragon / Knights (voice)
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King Arthur's kingdom and the knights of the Round Table are in the doldrums since the Dark Knight stole the Singing Sword and put it under the protection of a fire-breathing dragon. The king's jester, Bugs Bunny, says only a fool would try to steal it back, so the king orders him to try. The jester boldly enters the Dark Knight's castle, initially catching his adversaries napping, but when the Singing Sword wakes the knight and the dragon, can Bugs complete his mission? He's a clever fool. A moat, portcullis, and catapult all figure in the face off. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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23 August 1958 (USA)  »

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Благородный рыцарь Багс  »

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This cartoon serves at the basis and theme of Bugs' White Water Rapids, a water flume ride at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, a theme park in San Antonio. See more »

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When Bugs runs into the door at the base of the tower (chased by Sam the Black Knight and the dragon), he is holding the Singing Sword. When he ducks out and locks his adversaries inside, he is missing the sword. Later, leaving the castle, he has it again. See more »

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Bugs Bunny: [as the court jester] Yuck, yuck, yuck, yuck! Only a fool would go after the Singing Sword!
King Arthur: A good idea, *fool*. Unless you bring back the Singing Sword, you will be put to the rack, burned at the stake, and beheaded.
Bugs Bunny: Be-be-beheaded?
[starts laughing, then crying]
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Cuddle Up a Little Closer
Music by Karl Hoschna
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The Oscar Winner
23 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

I think this cartoon truly did deserve an Oscar it was hilarious. I especially like when Yosemite Sam/The Black Knight shoots himself out of a cannon and crashes into the wall and when he gets flattened by the drawbridge. Classic line: Sam: "Don't sneeze, you stupid dragon, or you'll blow us to the moon." Sure enough, that's what happens. Highly recommended.


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