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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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[at Palm Springs, the Abominable Snowman is talking to Bugs, unrecognizable in a robe, shades and hat]
Hugo the Abominable Snowman: And I searched and I searched - ooh, it's hot - but I never caught up with my little bunny rabbit.
Bugs Bunny: Gee, that's tough, Mr. Abdominabubble.
Hugo the Abominable Snowman: And now I'll never - gosh, it's hot - never see my bunny rabbit again.
Bugs Bunny: Don't give up hope yet, doc. If you love him, he'll come back.
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Referenced in Warlock: The Armageddon (1993) See more »

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Music by Cliff Friend
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I wonder whether they knew about recent events in the Himalayas.
17 January 2007 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

In their tradition of coming up with any crazy plot, the Termite Terrace crowd sticks Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck in the Himalayas, where the two characters run into the Abominable Snowman (named Hugo). The big guy immediately tries to adopt Daffy as a pet rabbit, and Bugs helps with this. "The Abominable Snow Rabbit" brings up an interesting point. It seems like for years, our stereotype of the Himalayas was the Yeti - it's anyone's guess as to whether or not such a being really exists. Nowadays, there's of course the issue of the Dalai Lama. I wonder whether or not the cartoon's creators knew about the Dalai Lama.

Oh well. That's just what I notice. The point is, this is a pretty funny cartoon. It's not abominable at all.


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