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Rabbit Fire (1951)

Approved | | Animation, Family, Short | 19 May 1951 (USA)
Daffy Duck and Bugs argue back and forth whether it is duck season or rabbit season. The object of their arguments is hunter Elmer Fudd.

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Complete credited cast:
... Bugs Bunny / Daffy Duck / Elephant (voice)
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Elmer Fudd is out hunting rabbits and Daffy Duck sets his friend Bugs Bunny up to be caught. Bugs doesn't seem too worried and sets out to convince Elmer that it's actually duck season. Bugs gets the upper hand and Daffy is outmaneuvered at every turn. Written by garykmcd

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What's Up, Duck?  »

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Trivia

Hank Azaria has cited the scene where Bugs and Daffy imitate each other as Mel Blanc's greatest achievement in voice acting. See more »

Goofs

When Elmer says, "Uh oh", his mouth doesn't move. See more »

Quotes

Elmer Fudd: I'm sowwy, fewwas, but I'm a vegetawian. I just hunt for the sport of it. Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha!
Bugs: Oh, yeah? Well, there's other sport besides huntin', ya know!
Daffy: Anyone for tennis?
[Elmer shoots Daffy]
Daffy: Nice game!
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Referenced in Daffy Duck for President (2004) See more »

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A-Hunting We Will Go
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Traditional
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"Duck season!" "Rabbit season!"
7 February 2010 | by See all my reviews

As much as I LOVED Rabbit Seasoning, Rabbit Fire was every bit as good. A truly brilliant cartoon from the wonderful Hunting Trilogy. Here Daffy is quite a jerk again, and he gets the worst of the butt of the jokes, and Bugs is his rascally self. The writing is outstanding here, the witty interplay between Bugs and Daffy was close to hysterical at times. Also the animation is consistently excellent, same with the music. The sight gags are really inspired, and right at this moment I am trying to count how many times I laughed during this, the bit with the elephant is priceless. The answer is a lot, I can't keep count. It really makes the most out of a story that has been done a lot in other Looney Tunes shorts. Mel Blanc and Arthur Q. Bryan flawlessly provide the voices. Overall, I highly recommend Rabbit Fire. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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