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Bugs Bunny becomes a superhero who does battle with a rabbit hating cowboy and horse.

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Chuck Jones (as Charles M. Jones)

Writer:

Tedd Pierce (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Cottontail Smith / Narrator / Horse / Texas Rabbit / Observer (voice) (uncredited)
Tedd Pierce Tedd Pierce ... Observer (voice) (uncredited)
Kent Rogers Kent Rogers ... Professor Canafrazz (voice) (uncredited)
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Bugs eats super carrots in Professor Canafrazz's laboratory which transform him. As Super Rabbit he goes to Texas to fight notorious rabbit hater Cottontail Smith. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 1943 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Super Väiski See more »

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Production Co:

Leon Schlesinger Studios See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The U.S. Marine Corps was so flattered that Bugs Bunny decides to become a Marine in this film that it insisted he be officially inducted into the Corps as a private, which was done, complete with dogtags. Bugs was regularly promoted until he was officially "discharged" at the end of World War II as a Master Sergeant. See more »

Goofs

When setting out on his mission, Bugs puts five super-carrots into his case, yet by the end of the cartoon the case seems to hold several dozen carrots. See more »

Quotes

Bugs Bunny: This looks like a job for a *real* superman!
[Bugs enters a phone booth and comes out as a Marine]
Bugs Bunny: [singing] From the halls of Montezu-huma to the shores of Tripoli! Sorry, boys. I can't pay with youse no more. I gots important woik to do.
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Featured in Toonheads: The Lost Cartoons (2000) See more »

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Music by Egbert Van Alstyne
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"Time out whilst I think up some more deviltry."
8 September 2015 | by utgard14See all my reviews

Classic Looney Tunes take on Superman (probably one of the very first such parodies). In this story, Bugs Bunny eats a carrot created by a mad scientist and gains super powers. He decides to use these powers to take on famous Texas rabbit hunter Cottontail Smith. Many funny lines and gags follow, ending with Bugs deciding to become a REAL Superman in a nicely patriotic ending. The animation is wonderful with lovely colors and backgrounds. I especially liked the scientist's laboratory. The music is lively and fun. Superb voicework from Mel Blanc and Kent Rogers. It's a great cartoon with a still-evolving Bugs Bunny that should please any Looney Tunes fan. Plus it should be of interest to Superman fans who might not typically watch these old cartoons.


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