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Fast and Furry-ous (1949)

The Coyote is chasing the Roadrunner using a rather ingenious invention combining a fridge, a meat grinder, ice cubes, and skis.

Director:

Chuck Jones (as Charles M. Jones)

Writer:

Michael Maltese (story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Coyote Effects (voice)
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Storyline

In their first appearance in a Warner Bros. cartoon, the Coyote (Carnivorous vulgaris) and The Road Runner (Accelerati incredibulis) launch their neverending series of chases through the desert, and The Coyote begins his relationship with the Acme Corporation in his quest for the perfect Road Runner-catching device. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 1949 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fetzig und hetzig See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

While the Coyote and Roadrunner are chasing each other through a freeway cloverleaf, the soundtrack plays "I'm Looking Over a Four-Leaf Clover". See more »

Goofs

When Wile is tossing the boomerang up and down his tail disappears for a few frames. See more »

Quotes

Road Runner: Meep, meep!
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Crazy Credits

Coyote (Carnivarious Vulgaris) See more »

Alternate Versions

In the ABC version, the scenes where Wile E. Coyote tries to explode the Roadrunner with dynamite and Wile E. being caught in the explosion were cut. See more »

Connections

Followed by War and Pieces (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Dance of the Comedians
(uncredited)
from "The Bartered Bride"
Music by Bedrich Smetana
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19 April 2009 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Fast and Furry-ous (1949)

*** 1/2 (out of 4)

The first ever Coyote and Road Runner film turns out to be a very enjoyable one. As would become the norm, the Coyote is hungry and wanting to eat the Road Runner but he's simply not fast (or smart) enough to catch him. This first short has plenty of wonderful laughs as the violent action is constantly finding hilarious ways to injure the Coyote. One of my favorite gags in the film is when the Coyote pants the side of a mountain to appear like a road so that the Road Runner will kill himself by running into it but things don't work out as planned. Another funny jokes includes the Coyote making a ski machine to build up speed but of course this doesn't go as planned either. Director Jones was a fan of silent movies and that's easy to see with these shorts.


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