Wile E. Coyote suspends his chase with the Road Runner to explain to two young boys watching him on TV why he wants to catch the speedy bird.

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Wile E. Coyote suspends his chase with the Road Runner to explain to two young boys watching him on TV why he wants to catch the speedy bird.

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The title is based on the English expression "Hip Hip Hooray" which is the traditional response to "Three cheers for...". See more »

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they affirm what we're supposed to think
10 July 2007 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

"Zip Zip Hooray!" was probably the most surprising of the Road Runner-Wile E. Coyote cartoons. Whereas in most of their cartoons, neither has any lines (except of course for the ubiquitous "Beep beep!"), here everything soon turns out to be the opposite of what we're expecting. Two boys are watching WEC and RR on TV and one not only feels sorry for WEC, but wonders why he keeps chasing RR. At this point, Wile E. Coyote breaks character and explains in an upper-class English accent why he seeks to catch Road Runner. Of course, that doesn't mean that he will. As for the part about feeling sorry for WEC, one of the rules about these cartoons (as Chuck Jones explained) is that our sympathy is always with the coyote.

All in all, I found this cartoon to be very strange. I'm not totally sure why they would suddenly have WEC talk while chasing RR, even if it is to TV watchers.


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