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The Hare-Brained Hypnotist (1942)

This time Elmer Fudd goes after Bugs using hypnotism, only the plan backfires.

Director:

Friz Freleng (as I. Freleng)

Writer:

Michael Maltese (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny (voice) (uncredited)
Arthur Q. Bryan Arthur Q. Bryan ... Elmer Fudd (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

This time Elmer Fudd goes after Bugs using hypnotism, only the plan backfires.

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Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Merrie Melodies #3 (1942-1943 Season): The Hare-Brained Hypnotist See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Vitaphone production reel #723A. See more »

Goofs

When Elmer is reading the book at the beginning, the strap of his gun switches shoulders between shots. See more »

Quotes

[Last lines]
Bugs Bunny: How's about that, thinking he can hypnotize me? Ha!
[Looks at watch]
Bugs Bunny: Oh, I'm overdue at the airport.
[He takes off and flies like an airplane]
Bugs Bunny: I'm the B-19.
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Connections

Spoofs Dracula (1931) See more »

Soundtracks

Hey, Doc
(uncredited)
Music by Edgar M. Sampson
Played after Bugs hypnotizes Elmer
Also played when Bugs is eating multiple carrots
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Look into my eyes...
30 September 2006 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

We've probably all been warned not to hypnotize people, as it could have a dangerous outcome. Well, after watching "The Hare-Brained Hypnotist", you just might want to hypnotize someone. This cartoon has Elmer Fudd trying to catch Bugs Bunny by hypnotizing him, only to have everything go a little haywire. I partly agree with a previous reviewer that the ending seemed like a little bit of a cop-out, but on the other hand, a cartoon couldn't really go on for too long or it would get tiresome.

So anyway, it may not be the best cartoon ever produced by the Friz Freleng crowd, but it's still very fun to watch. Ready to hypnotize anyone?


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