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The Abominable Snow Rabbit (1961)

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Bugs and Daffy run into the abominable snowman in the Himalayas.

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While on vacation, Bugs and Daffy take a wrong turn and get lost in the Himalayas. There they encounter the Abominable Snow Man, who happens to be looking for a pet, promising that he will "love him and hug him and call him George." Neither Bugs nor Daffy are too eager to become the object of his affection. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The Abominable Snowman character is inspired by Lon Chaney Jr.'s performance in Of Mice and Men (1939). This may also explains why he calls all other characters George. See more »

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Hugo the Abominable Snowman: ...rub him and pet him and squeeze him and rub him. I will stroke his bill and rub his pretty feathers... Hey, wait a minute! Bunny rabbits don't have feathers and bills.
Daffy Duck: I know! I know! There goes your bunny rabbit!
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Edited into Chuck Amuck: The Movie (1991) See more »

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California, Here I Come
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Music by Joseph Meyer
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"I will name him George and I will hug him and pet him and squeeze him..."
25 December 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Bugs and Daffy are headed to Palm Springs but take a wrong turn and wind up in the Himalayas. Before they can leave they run into the Abominable Snowman. He's a hulking white creature with a blue nose who delivers bonecrushing hugs. Despite how dangerous he is, I found him terribly cute. In typical Looney Tunes fashion, the Snowman is modeled after Lenny from "Of Mice and Men." Daffy's reactions when this big brute manhandles him are hilarious. It's a simple but very funny short from Chuck Jones and Maurice Noble. This was the last original theatrical Daffy Duck short Jones did. The animation is nice and the script is a hoot.


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