Granny lets Bugs Bunny come in from the cold, but her dog Sylvester will have none of it.

Director:

Friz Freleng (as I. Freleng)

Writer:

Tedd Pierce (story)
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Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny (voice)
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Granny has just tucked Sylvester the dog in for the night when she hears a knock at the door. She opens it and sees a half-frozen Bugs Bunny, who is exaggerating his sorry plight for effect. Granny buys the act and lets Bugs sleep right next to Sylvester in front of the fireplace. But the jealous dog is having none of it. The first chance he gets, he throws Bugs back out in the cold. Bugs plays on the dog's pity to get back in but can't resist a dirty trick. When a snow sculpture of himself melts, Sylvester thinks it's the real rabbit and succumbs to paroxysms of guilt before he discovers the ruse. From then on, the two play a game of one-upmanship that ends when Granny gets in on the game. Written by J. Spurlin

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 July 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hasablanca See more »

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Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The title is a parody of the United States' Air Force, though the air arm of the Army was not called the Air Force until the reorganization of the armed services in 1947. See more »

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The carrot incorrectly appears behind the flames of the fire in one scene. See more »

Quotes

Sylvester: [Kicks Bugs in the butt] Gee, I'm awful sorry. That was awfully unsporting of me, hitting ya when you wasn't looking.
Bugs Bunny: That's okay. All you did was this.
[Kicks Sylvester in the butt]
Bugs Bunny: Now, if you had done this...
[Slaps Sylvester in the nose]
Bugs Bunny: ... or this...
[twirls Sylvester over his head]
Bugs Bunny: ... I'd have gotten sore and done this.
[Punches Sylvester in the jaw]
Bugs Bunny: But you didn't. All you did was this.
[...]
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Connections

References Casablanca (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

The Penguin
(uncredited)
Written by Raymond Scott
[Plays when Bugs and Sylvester get ready to fight.]
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when Sylvester was a dog
3 April 2007 | by Lee EisenbergSee all my reviews

This time, Bugs Bunny is stuck outside in the dead of winter, until a kindly old woman lets him into her house. The only thing is, her dog Sylvester doesn't like anyone getting his spot in front of the fireplace, and proceeds to try and get Bugs out of the house. Pure mayhem between Bugs and Sylvester ensues, and I didn't predict that ending.

Considering that the dog is named Sylvester, it's probably a preview of how the famous cat with that name would do everything possible to eat Tweety but always get his comeuppances. Maybe.

Overall, not the greatest cartoon, but still OK.


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