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The Abominable Snow Rabbit (1961)

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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Daffy Duck: [to Bugs, after they surface in the Himalayas] You and your shortcuts. I told you to turn west at East St. Louis.
Bugs Bunny: Yeah, I know.
[looks at map]
Bugs Bunny: The way I figure it, we're somewhere in the Hi-may-lay-us mountains.
Daffy Duck: That's pronounced "Himalayas".
[suddenly shocked]
Daffy Duck: *Himalayas*? Why, you four-legged Marco Polo! That's in Asia!
[shivering]
Daffy Duck: Himalayas! No wonder it's so cold!
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera (1991) See more »

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California, Here I Come
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Music by Joseph Meyer
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Another parody taken from Of Mice and Men

This is one of the cartoons where we meet the Abominable Snowman, a parody of Lenny from Of Mice and Men, which became a staple joke at both Warner Brothers and MGM (courtesy of Tex Avery for the latter studio) and virtually every less than bright secondary character was modeled to some degree after Lenny. Daffy is his usual charming and affable self and much chaos follows. Good to see that it's available. Well worth watching. Recommended.


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