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Bugs and Thugs (1954)

When Bugs calls a cab he doesn't know it's the getaway car for a couple of bankrobbers (he does know the capital of Nevada).

Director:

Friz Freleng (as I. Freleng)

Writer:

Warren Foster (story)

Star:

Mel Blanc
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Rocky / Mugsy / Two Policemen (voice)
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Storyline

When Bugs calls a cab he doesn't know it's the getaway car for a couple of bankrobbers (he does know the capital of Nevada).

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Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 1954 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bugs y los rufianes See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Alex Lifeson's (Rush) side project "Victor" (1996) contains a track called "Shut Up Shuttin' Up". This references a line from the cartoon. See more »

Goofs

The kitchen door in Rocky's hideout swings outward for most of the cartoon; it swings inward when the police break in. See more »

Quotes

Bugs Bunny: [Now a private investigator. Answering the phone in his office] Bugs Bunny Private Eyeball - Thugs thwarted, arsonists arrested, bandits booked, forgers found and chiselers chiseled!
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Connections

Referenced in Tiny Toon Adventures: Gang Busters (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Spring Song
(uncredited)
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
[Plays when Bugs says, "...through winding roads, past the green meadows and down shady lanes."]
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Not Bad, But Too Many Clichés
6 February 2007 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

Bugs inadvertently hitches a ride with bank robbers. They have all the loot in bags which Bugs, at first, thinks is just laundry. However, he quickly discovers the little guy in the backseat is a crook and the big oaf in front is the driver.

They escape, despite being hit head-on by a train, to this little hideaway perched literally on the edge of the cliff. The house is cool-looking as was the bright red '52 car, by the way. However most of the gags are so-so, interesting to watch but nothing here to evoke any laugh-out-loud moments. There were too many clichés, especially the big, dumb second- banana hood and the Irish cop.


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