Wile E. Coyote's plans for catching the Road Runner involve a giant elastic spring, a gun and trampoline, TNT sticks in a barrel, and tornado seeds. The last of these schemes results in the... See full summary »

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Wile E. Coyote's plans for catching the Road Runner involve a giant elastic spring, a gun and trampoline, TNT sticks in a barrel, and tornado seeds. The last of these schemes results in the Coyote being swept up by a twister and carried into a mine field. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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The cartoon doesn't end with an "iris out" or fade to black as usual; instead, the Road Runner pulls down the "That's All Folks!" title card. See more »

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Featured in The Sugarland Express (1974) See more »

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The Flying Dutchman Overture
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Music by Richard Wagner
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Famishius Vulgaris Ingeniusi
24 September 2015 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Excellent Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote short from Chuck Jones. Really vibrant, energetic animation in this one. The colors are bright and lush. The characters and backgrounds are well-drawn. The action scenes are just dynamite. The music is lively and upbeat. The best part of any Road Runner and Coyote cartoon are the wonderful gags, often featuring the products of the good people at ACME. Some of the better ones we have this time are a hilarious high wire stunt, ACME tornado seeds, and a recurring falling gag that never stops being funny. It's a great short and one of the best looking of the series. Chuck Jones fans will no doubt love it.


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