Wile E. Coyote chases the Road Runner around an old jalopy that starts up and runs him over, with the Road Runner at the wheel. Wile E. plants a bomb in a fake egg shell for the Road Runner... See full summary »

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Wile E. Coyote chases the Road Runner around an old jalopy that starts up and runs him over, with the Road Runner at the wheel. Wile E. plants a bomb in a fake egg shell for the Road Runner to sit on, but instead of exploding under the Road Runner, it hatches a robot that walks over to Wile E. and explodes. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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11 December 1965 (USA)  »

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Wer rastet, der rostet  »

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This is the first and only cartoon to have Wile E. Coyote howling. See more »

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[the Road Runner is running down the road]
Road Runner: Meep, meep! Meep, meep!
[Wile E. Coyote gets ready to charge after the Road Runner. The Road Runner runs past the Coyote. The birds speed causes a cactus to slap the Coyote on the back. The Coyote yelps in pain, and then jumps in the air, howling]
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Not good
4 May 2004 | by (The Hague, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

'Highway Runnery' is a Road Runner cartoon that is not very funny. Directed by Rudy Larriva, who has a taste for bad Road Runner cartoons, this is all a little too simple. The Road Runner rides a car, and not even in the final sequence as we sometimes see.

There is one sequence that makes this cartoon enjoyable enough. The Coyote makes a fake egg with a robot Road Runner in it. Of course the robot is a bomb. The way the Road Runner sits on the egg gave me a good laugh. Another little gag that involves a sail was pretty nice as well.

Other gags are predictable, but not in the good way (as we sometimes see in Road Runner cartoons). The animation is not that good either. Simply said this is not good.


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