The Coyote is at it once again...only this time he DOES catch the Road Runner!






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Complete credited cast:
Wile E. Coyote (voice)


The coyote's array of failures this time include a dropping safe, a pole vault, a rocket he rides on, a firecracker in a frisbee, giant flypaper, and explosive tennis balls. Everything seems to land him at the bottom of the same canyon. Written by Jon Reeves <>

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21 May 1980 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The Acme Frisbee Disc used by the Coyote comes from the Freleng Manufacturing Company in Kansas City, Missouri. Friz Freleng, long-time producer for most of the early Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies characters, was from Kansas City, Missouri. See more »


The Road Runner's head changes to cyan when he runs past Wile E. Coyote towards the pipe that shrunk both of them. See more »

Crazy Credits

Road Runner (Ultrasonicious Adinfinitum) Beep beep! (Beepibus beepibus) Coyote (Nemesis Ridiculi) See more »


Follows Out and Out Rout (1966) See more »


Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
Music by Franz Liszt
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Though the animation may be a bit rusty, a good cartoon notwithstanding.
30 June 2003 | by (Karachi, Pakistan) – See all my reviews

This cartoon is just your standard Wile E. Coyote/Road Runner cartoon. It's famous because it's where the coyote finally catches Road Runner, though the way he does may not be what your fantasizing about if you haven't seen it. Strange gags and rusty animation--probably because it was made for television in a less extreme form of still animation--are probably the main reason for some negative reviews and low ratings on this one. The rocket gag, I must say, is more than just stupid; it's probably the most mediocre and lousy attempt at comedy by Jones I've ever seen. The coyote uses signs by the ton--unusual but funny. The ending is probably the best of all of them, rivalled maybe only by Guided Muscle (1955) and Zip 'N' Snort (1961). The Road Runner cartoons are supposed to be based on the unlucky attempts of a predator to get a square meal and a hefty dose of cruel irony. The series executes the theme better than any other. Same with Soup or Sonic. Not classic, but good by global standards. At least it's lightyears ahead of the crap pieces of @$%* by the DePatie-Freleng studio!

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