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Beep Prepared (1961)

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Wile E. Coyote tries and fails to catch the Road Runner using his foot extended to trip, an arrow, a hole in the road, a winged-rocket outfit, two electronically activated machine guns, and... See full summary »

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Wile E. Coyote tries and fails to catch the Road Runner using his foot extended to trip, an arrow, a hole in the road, a winged-rocket outfit, two electronically activated machine guns, and a super magnet. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Wile E. Coyote's pseudo-Latin name in this cartoon is "hungrii flea-baggius" and the Road Runner's pseudo-Latin name is "tid-bitius velocitus". See more »

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When the coyote falls through the hole on the bridge, he pulls a trail a dust and road debris down the hole in his wake. When the scene cuts to the long view, the trail is not seen following him down. See more »

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Follows Wild About Hurry (1959) See more »

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Frühlingslied (Spring Song)
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don't worry, beep happy
10 July 2007 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Once again, Wile E. Coyote comes up with a series of schemes to catch Road Runner, but they all backfire on him. Although I just saw "Beep Prepared" for the first time, I remember the whole end scene from the compilation film "The Great American Chase" (more commonly known as "The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Chase Movie").

Why does WEC keep at it? The people behind these cartoons say that he comes just close enough to catching RR so that he believes that he'll succeed next time. It's George Santayana's description of fanaticism (redoubling your efforts after you've forgotten your aim). All in all, a really good one.


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